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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The Wind Will Carry Us, 2000

With a strange mission, a group of people from the city come to a small village in Iran. They are awaiting the death of a 100+ year old woman, while pretending to be communication engineers.    

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The Waiting Room, 2012

The Waiting Room uses unprecedented access to go behind the doors of Oakland’s Highland Hospital, a safety-net hospital fighting for survival while weathering the storm of a persistent economic downturn. Stretched to the breaking point, Highland is the primary care facility for 250,000 patients of nearly every nationality, race, andThe Waiting Room uses unprecedented access […]

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The Edge of Heaven, 2008

Nejat initially disapproves of his widower father Ali`s choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But the young professor warms to her when he learns that most of her hard-earned money is sent home to Turkey for her daughter’s university studies. After Yeter`s accidental death, Nejat travels to Istanbul to search for Yeter`sNejat initially […]

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