"R" - Hit First Hit Hardest Directors: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer
Stars: Johan Philip Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri and Roland MøllerGenre: ActionThe R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the prison's parallel world of rules, honor, and obligations. R also stands for Rachid, a young Muslim prisoner who becomes Rune's friend and ac...MORE
11 Minutes Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: Richard Dormer, Paulina Chapko, Wojciech Mecwaldowski Genre: The lives of several Varsovians are intertwined for just 11 minutes. These minutes turn out to be crucial for their ultimate fate....MORE
12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST Dir.: C PORUMBIOUCast: Genre: The whole country watched live on television as angry crowds forced Romanian dictator Ceausescu to flee Bucharest by helicopter. In a quiet town east of the capital, sixteen years since this historic day, the owner of the local TV station invites two guests to share their moments of revolutionary glory.
One is an old retiree and sometime Santa Claus, the other a history teacher who has just devoted his entire salary to his drinking debts....MORE
25 Firemans Street Dir.: Istvân SzaboCast: Lucyna Winnicka, Margit MakayGenre: DramaHungary's postwar history told through the dreams, nightmares, and memories of
the inhabitants of an old house on the eve of it's destruction.Country:
Tüzoltó utca 25. (1973) -
97 min - Drama | History | Romance...MORE
3 Films by Theo Van Gogh Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh (23 July 1957 – 2 November 2004) was a Dutch film director, film producer, columnist, author and actor.
Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali to produce the film Submission, which criticized the treatment of women in Islam and aroused controversy among Muslims. On 2 November 2004 he was assassinated by Mohammed Bouyeri, a Dutch-Moroccan Muslim.
The last film he completed before his death, 06/05, is a fictional version of the assassination of t...MORE
4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days Dir.: Cristian MungiuCast: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad IvanovGenre: DramaWhen the flighty Gabita (Laura Vasiliu) decides to terminate her pregnancy ? a crime in Romania from 1966 until 1989 ? her fiercely loyal university dorm-mate and best friend, Otilia (Anamaria Marinca), accompanies her to a hotel room to be ?helped? by one Mr. Bebe (Vlad Ivanov), the only black-market practitioner they can afford.... Taking place over a single Saturday in 1987, the film holds an enormous emotional...MORE
71 FRAGMENTS OF A CHRONOLOGY OF CHANCE (1994) Dir.: MICHAEL HANEKECast: Genre: An icy-cool study of violence both mediated and horribly real, the film follows a handful of seemingly unrelated characters all of whom perhaps by chance, perhaps by divine intervention, though mostly through artistic contrivance have the grave misfortune to be in an Austrian bank when a 19-year-old student starts randomly if purposefully unloading his revolver....MORE
A Generation Dir: Andrjez WajdaStars: Genre: WarStory of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity....MORE
A Hole in My Heart (Ett hål i mitt hjärta) Dir.: LUKAS MOODYSSONCast: Genre: In a decrepit apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. As time progresses, their filming gets out of hand. All the while, the father is concerned that his son has no respect for him, and the son is concerned about how his father treats the woman.
A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda Dir.: K MakkCast: Mari Töröcsik, Iván Darvas and Eszter Nagy-KálózyGenre: DramaHungarian director Karoly Makk directs Mari Torocsik and Ivan Darvas -- the well-known stars of his acclaimed film Love -- in this contemporary romance set in Budapest. Decades have passed since Ivan (Darvas) had a passionate fling with Mari (Torocsik), and he's now married and living in Switzerland. But when an urgent phone call brings him back to Hungary, he's swept back into her arms -- and her secrets....MORE
A Ship Bound For India Dir.: Ingmar BergmanCast: Genre: DramaSailor Johannes Blom returns to his home port, after seven years at sea, to find that Sally, the girl he has been thinking of while away, is completely despondent. Seven years earlier, obstreperous Alexander Blom, brings his mistress Sally to live with him, his wife Alice, son Johannes, and crew, aboard the salvage boat he captains. Amidst all the tensions on the small boat, Johannes and Sally fall in love with each other....MORE
A Short Film About Killing Dir.: KIESLOWSKICast: Genre: A young man (Miroslaw Baka) beats a taxi driver (Jan Tesarz) to death, a quite unmotivated crime. Despite the testimony of an idealistic lawyer (Krzysztof Globisz), the young man is convicted and executed....MORE
A Short Film About Love Dir.: KIESLOWSKICast: Genre: Tomek, a young shy postal worker, worships Magda from afar -- literally, peering at her through spyglasses. She shatters his illusions about pure, ideal love by stating matter-of-factly that she believes only in sex. Despondent, he tries to forget her, and when this fails, he attempts to kill himself. Upon recovering from his botched suicide, Tomek is amazed to learn that Magda has become hopelessly infatuated with him....MORE
A Swedish Love Story Dir.: Roy AnderssonCast: Genre: DramaTwo adolescents meet and cautiously fall in love in beautiful surrounds during the peak of an idyllic Swedish summer.
Oblivious to social boundaries, they innocently create their own milieu in contrast to the distorted relationships, disillusionment, and world-weariness of adult life around them.
Andersson’s feature debut is a sunny, optimistic work that has drawn comparison to the early films of Ingmar Bergman....MORE
A TOUCH OF SPICE (2003) Dir.: Tassos BoulmetisCast: Genre: The story of a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor....MORE
A War Director: Tobias Lindholm
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Dar Salim, Tuva NovotnyGenre: WarCompany commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus' wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life......MORE
Adam's Apples Dir.: nders Thomas Jensen
Cast: Nikolaj Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Paprika Steen, Ulrich ThomsenGenre: ComedyA neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest....MORE
Adelheid Dir.: Frantisek Vlâ€¡cilCast: Petr Cepek, Emma Cernâ€¡, Jan Vostrcil, Jana Krupickovâ€¡, Pavel Landovsk?Genre: DramaIn the aftermath of World War II, a former Czech soldier takes charge of a manor formerly owned by a German family. He falls in love with the daughter, who is now a maid, and is forced to confront the stress between his love and his conscience when he discovers her sheltering her German-soldier brother.The first colour film by Czech master František Vláčil (director of the daz...MORE
Adoption Dir.: Marta Maz¡rosCast: Katalin BerekGenre: DramaSingle factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska. He doesn't like the idea. Kata befriends teenage schoolgirl Anna, abandoned by her parents at the age of six. Anna runs away from the local children's home and moves in with Kata so that she can keep on seeing her boyfriend Sanyi. Kata goes to see Anna's parents and persuades them to give the young lovers their permission to marry. T...MORE
Aferim! Director: Radu Jude
Stars: Teodor Corban, Mihai Comanoiu, Toma CuzinGenre: Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife....MORE