After achieving a comfortable retirement in the south of France with his wife of 50 years, Joseph finds himself bored, lonely and utterly miserable, gazing hopelessly at the younger women that pass by. One night, Joseph crosses paths with a young couple vacationing in the area and begins an unbecoming friendship with the woman that will put both of their marriages to the test.
Budd Boetticher’s last feature, this film also marks the final appearance by legendary WW2 veteran Audie Murphy in motion pictures before his untimely death in 1971. Keenly reviewed by Roger Ebert in 1982, he called A Time For Dying “the damndest, confoundingest Western you can imagine“.
Eliane, a child therapist, is called in late one night to provide care for the sole survivor of a fatal car wreck: 8-year old Yves Zanini. As Eliane struggles to help the boy come to terms with what happened, he begins to trust her and little by little reveals a disturbing picture of the domestic violence that his mother and family suffered at the hands of the father.
In a remote, mountainous Georgian community, arranged marriages are a miserable reality for the female inhabitants. Dina, a young woman promised by her grandfather to one of the soldiers returning home from the civil war, resists the forced marriage and instead confesses her love for her fiancé’s friend. This infuriates the fiancé, whose emotions then sets off a chain reaction of bloodshed.
A documentary produced in 1979 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by Nigel Calder, the film takes place at the University of Texas’ McDonald Observatory where a staff of renowned physicists take both Ustinov and the viewer through a hands-on experience of the exciting facets of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
Nora walks out on her husband Philip and their two children without a word of explanation. She’s driven by an irresistible force and wants to be free. The radical nature of her departure appears to be both opportunity and trauma.
A unique documentary of the lives of Ukraine’s most famous athlete brothers, world heavy-weight boxing champions Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles, this film explores their humble beginnings in the Ukraine to their rise to stardom and domination of heavyweight prize fighting.
David (Daniel Bruhl), a social awkward waiter, discovers an unpublished manuscript in a jammed nightstand drawer and tries to claim the work as his own to impress a girl. When the story – a lost masterpiece – is published, the real author comes looking for David and turns his life upside down.
Loneliness, disillusionment and first love reveal the character of Raya, a seventeen-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and little brother. A staggering turn of events shakes up their lives and Raya must come to decisions that even a grown woman would find difficult to make.
Heather Graham stars as Georgina Salt in this uplifting and funny story about a young woman’s desire to become a mother against all odds. Zak (Tom Ellis) is Georgina’s boyfriend, whose views on parenting are quite contrary to Georgina’s. Shortly after determining that single life seems to suit her for the time being, Georgina receives a startling surprise.
Set in present day Ghana, Nakom follows Iddrisu, a talented medical student who is forced to interrupt his medical studies after his father’s sudden death. Iddrisu reluctantly returns home to the village of Nakom, buries his father and temporarily assumes the head of the impoverished household and farm. Drama unfolds after he learns of an immense debt that his father incurred before his death.
Night Out follows a day in the lives of 4 different couples as they venture out into the famous (and infamous) Berlin nightlife craving fun and sexual gratification. As the night wears on, the paths of Sarah and Michael from London, Amir from Syria, Lena and Ingrid from Germany, Sebastian, Martha and Felix all intersect, resulting in one crazy night out.
The late Peter Ustinov hosts this haunting 1980 documentary exploring the world’s nuclear weaponry and the fragile system that deters either side from initiating the first nuclear strike. Although the world’s political climate has mellowed since the Cold War era, Nuclear Nightmares takes the viewer back in time to gain a perspective of what it was like to live under a very real nuclear threat.
The debut of director Nadav Lapid, Policeman is a dual story told from both the point of view of an Israeli counter-terrorism unit and a band of young revolutionaries determined to politicize Israel’s growing class divide. The film climaxes as both sides clash in a final confrontation.
Inspired by actual events, Remembrance is a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in Poland 1944. In a daring escape, Tomasz rescues his Jewish fiancée Hannah whom he meets while imprisoned in Auschwitz and smuggles her out of the camp. With the Nazis in pursuit, their paths are torn apart after Tomasz rejoins the resistance to fight the Nazis.
Sam and Kieran are two carefree teenagers who waste away their days in an English seaside town fishing, doing drugs and chasing girls. Sam is peaceful and compassionate, while Kieran is violent and unpredictable. When a strange girl drifts into their lives, the teenagers compete for her affection which leads the three of them down a path of destruction.
Diagnosed with a rare form of Parkinson’s Disease, ailing theatrical legend Sir Michael Gifford (Brian Cox) is terminally ill but determined not to let his health affliction stand in the way of what could be his final on-stage appearance – a ceremony by the Critics’ Guild of Great Britain honoring him with a lifetime achievement award. But not without the help of his new live-in caregiver.
Based on the true story of Melānija Vanaga, this film is a brutally realistic and terrifying account of the mass deportation of residents of Soviet-occupied Latvia that took place in June 1941. At the outset, Melanie and her husband are arrested and forcibly separated at gunpoint and loaded into cattle cars. Melanie spends 16 years in a Siberian prison camp before learning of her husband’s fate.
A fictional recounting of the final interrogation and last days of Rudolph Ferdinand Hoss, the longstanding commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War 2 where Hoss was later executed for his crimes against humanity. This film is notable in the fact that for the first time, an Israeli film director (Erez Pery) gives voice to the perpetrator.
A brutal dictator’s regime is overthrown as he attempts to get his family out of the country, but his young grandson refuses to leave the dictator’s side. As the revolution climaxes, the dictator and his grandson must flee for their lives as close allies turn on them and a bloodthirsty mob follows their every step.
A documentary follows the Roc Kidz Crew, a multicultural street dance crew that forever changed the world of modern breakdancing. Among notable crew members are Benny Kimoto, a legend in the industry. The dance crew travel all over Europe on a tour that promises neither profit nor fame.
A lonely shepherd’s home and way of life is threatened when builders become interested in his land, which he has no interest in selling. Owners of the surrounding lands become hostile towards him when the developers threaten to rescind their purchase offers if the shepherd does not sell.
A promise leads singer Urna Chahar Tugchi to Outer Mongolia to search for the missing verses once engraved on her grandmother’s beloved horse head violin, which was destroyed in the Chinese Cultural Revolution. It was her grandmother’s wish for the violin to be restored and given back it’s beautiful sound.
Two dim-witted mattress store employees are duped by their beautiful co-worker to carry out a fraudulent murder/life-insurance scheme and split the $200,000 payout. Starring Coolio, Mark Greenfield, Kenneth McGregor and Rocío Verdejo.
After being dumped by his wife, crime novelist Victor Mullock Brouwer and his son Zack set off to Scotland where a publicity campaign is arranged for Victor’s latest book. The trip serves as an opportunity for Victor to rekindle the fragile bond he shares with Zack, but nearly backfires when Victor takes it upon himself to help sort out Zack’s girl troubles by meddling in his personal affairs.
Based on the true story of Eugenia Ginzburg, a young Russian literature professor who was arrested on false charges during Stalin’s reign of terror and sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in a Siberian gulag. Upon meeting and falling in love with the camp doctor, also a prisoner, she regained her will to live and endured the horrific conditions of the Gulag until her release.