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Certification12 Our Rating

"Angelopoulos’ sixth film, the Golden Lion award winning Alexander The Great (O Megalexandros, 1980), is a perfect case in point. Covering most of the thematic concerns that have occupied Angelopoulos in his forty years of filmmaking, it’s a deeply allusive meditation on myth, history and modernity, political ideology and national identity, and the demands made of its audience extend far beyond its 199 minute running time." (http://subtitledonline.com/reviews/alexander-the-great)< find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

Battle In Heaven is a controversial sexually explicit film from Carlos Reygadas, who delivers a poignant insight into the actions and thoughts of a Mexican trying to live with the consequences of his actions as well as an infatuation with his employer's daughter. find out more...
DAYBREAK (2003)

Certification15 Our Rating

Swedish director Björne Runge directs a splendid cast in this dark drama about the destructive nature of dishonesty and betrayal. Over a fateful 24-hour period in a dreary Swedish town, three separate storylines unwind, united at times by loose connections among characters and, at other times, only by theme. find out more...

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Tobe is a teenage girl in a dysfunctional American family, but one that appears both realistically normal and deeply embedded in suburbia. This is the landscape of Spielberg, but the family, inadequate father, rebellious daughter and quasi-autistic stepson, seems alienated and distant from the world around it. Into this milieu drifts Harlan, a young man whose roots are at least partially fantasised, part cowboy part movie cliche, and whose reality remains unclear. The pair embark on a romance th find out more...
FARGO (1996)

Certification18 Our Rating

An excellent black comedy, handsome thriller and a tall story that keeps you guessing as it unwinds. The genuinely ridiculous plot (a man pays a couple of goons to 'pretend' to kidnap his wife in order to get his paws on his in-laws' 'ransom' money) is completely credible as mighty plans fall apart, spiralling ever more beyond the protagonist's control and leaving us marvelling at the complex stupidity of human nature. A modern classic.

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January 1966: in a Paris flat police discover the body of Georges Figon. A year earlier, tired of dodgy deals and petty scams, ex-con Georges Figon had gone in search of something big and, through his underworld connections, had got himself hired as producer for a documentary on de-colonialisation to be written by Marguerite Duras and directed by Georges Franju. The well-known Moroccan dissident Mehdi Ben Barka was to be the film's 'historical advisor', but the whole film project was an elaborat find out more...

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The last in Pasolini's trilogy, after 'The Decameron' and 'The Canterbury Tales', is a series of interlinked tales from the ancient Middle Eastern classic. 'Arabian Nights' is a truly lush and lusty version of the original folk stories revolving around slaves, kings, demons, love, betrayal, loss and appeasement. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

One summer day ten-year-old Michele is playing near his isolated village in poverty-stricken southern Italy, when he discovers a cave with a ghost-like child locked in it. On the one hand he starts to feed and befriend the child, on the other his eyes are opening to the adult world about him; nasty Brazilian gangster Sergio arrives, adults retire to argumentative meetings and a child abduction figures on the TV. Unfortunately for Michele the truth sets him on a journey that will put him in confl find out more...
KEANE (2004)

Certification15 Our Rating

William Keane struggles with the supposed loss of his daughter at a busy bus terminal in New York, but he is a man struggling with schizophrenia? Is the child's disappearance real or imaginary? And is his obsessive interest in helping young girls of a fatherly nature, or is there a darker motive? Winner of the Critics Award and Special Jury Prize at the 2005 Deauville Film Festival, Keane is a powerful and haunting film driven by a mesmerising performance from Damian Lewis. find out more...
KOSMOS (2011)

Certification12 Our Rating