Rat Film, 2017

Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but make homes in them. Rat Film is a feature-length documentary that uses the rat–as well as the humans that love them, live with them, and kill them–to explore the history of Baltimore. “There’s never been a rat problem in Baltimore, it’s […]

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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, 2012

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Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that “something new and different” will spring up behind every hill, but always unerringly similar, tapering, vanishing or lingering monotonous roads. (NBC Film) Genres: Crime | Drama Country: Turkey | Bosnia and Herzegovina Language: Turkish Release Date: 23 September 2011 (Turkey)» Filming Locations: Turkey See more » Opening […]

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In the Company of Men, 1997

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Two junior executives on a six week business trip, both of whom have been recently hurt by women, devise a horrible plan to get even with women for their past hurts: They intend to find, romance, and then dump a vulnerable woman. They choose Cristine, and for a while all goes according to plan. However, […]

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Footnote, 2012

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Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are both eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in Talmudic Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. Meanwhile his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades,Eliezer […]

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Quest, 2017

Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, Quest is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher “Quest” Rainey, and his wife, Christine’a “Ma Quest” raise a family while nurturing a community of hip hop artists in their home music studio. It’s […]

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Toni Erdmann, 2016

Winfried (Peter Simonischek) doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines (Sandra Hüller). The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. TheWinfried (Peter […]

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The Gleaners & I, 2001

An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life, as lived by the country’s poor and its provident, as well as by the film’s own director, Agnès Varda. The aesthetic, political and finally moral point of departure for Varda are gleaners, those individuals who pick at already-reaped fields for the odd potato, the leftover turnip, and inAn […]

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The Bridge on the River Kwai, 1957

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men’s construction of a railway bridge for their captors – while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.    

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Flirting with Disaster, 1996

In a quest to find his biological parents, Mel Coplin (Stiller) — joined by his wife (Arquette) and a sexy adoption counselor (Leoni) — embarks on a cross country search for his “roots.” (Miramax)    

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