With an enthralling central performance by Gilbert Sicotte, this masterful debut feature examines the life of the top car salesman in a fading Quebec town as events challenge the 67-year-oldís sense of identity and the meaning of life at the most profound level.
This psychological drama and coming-of-age story explores the friendship and rivalry between two teenage girls competing for a spot on the local equestrian vaulting team. Manipulating each other with physical challenges and budding sexuality, they find themselves locked in an escalating battle for control that only one of them can win.
The sound-and-image anarchists behind the 2001 cult short Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers concoct a delightful comic cocktail mixing modern urban symphony, police procedural and love story. The up-tempo feature debut boasts the most complex and wacky musical numbers since Caro and Jeunetís Delicatessen.
Bor, in eastern Serbia, was once home to the largest copper mine in Europe. Now itís just the biggest hole. This astutely observed coming-of-age film captures the pitfalls of the adult world, where idealism no longer seems to have a place, as two teens come to realize they have no choice but to grow up.
The emotional life of a Peruvian immigrant in Chile is the subject of this nuanced character study of a man uprooted from home by economic necessity and suffering loneliness and dislocation. Higher wages canít fill the void created by separation from everything that is important to him.
A man who has spent his entire adult life working in a film archive faces a new beginning with the threatened closure of the institution in this loving black-and-white ode to a life lived among the reels, a deadpan comedy of cinema and obsolescence from the director of Acne. With short Protoparticles (7 min).
Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) leads a star-studded cast in this thriller about a Nebraska police officer who finds herself embroiled in a UN sex trafficking cover-up in Sarajevo. Based on a true story, Kondrackiís tense debut achieves the difficult task of sensitively dramatizing a harrowing subject.
In a remote Malaysian fishing village, two boyhood friends reunite and take a night fishing trip to an uninhabited island. Through their journey and a series of flashbacks, the mysteries of their lives are slowly illuminated in a film hypnotic, tranquil, chimerical and steeped in the deep rhythms of the sea.