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The Law (Tilai)
The unbending nature of village law wreaks havoc upon an all-too human family in this film from the nation of Burkina Faso. In the story, a young man has fallen in love with and become affianced to a young woman. But then his father swiftly exercises his customary parental prerogatives,…
The Grocer's Son
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Maami
Part of the Series: Nigerian Feature Film Collection
Single parent, Maami, and her young son are desperately poor. Gifted with a living heart, enterprising spirit and brave soul, she is the centre of her son's world, until he longs for the father he has never known - a man with a terrible secret. Set over a two-day period,…
So Be It
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Based on a play by Wole Soyinka, The Strong Breed, SO BE IT offers an emotionally searing allegory of present-day Africa's bloody internecine convulsions. Michael, an idealistic foreign doctor (Martinican star Alex Descas), has had little success bringing the promises of modernity to a dusty village of the damned in…
L'Inhumaine (The Inhuman Woman)
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The Double Life of Veronique
Krzysztof Kieslowski's international breakthrough remains one of his most beloved films, a ravishing, mysterious rumination on identity, love, and human intuition. Irene Jacob is incandescent as both Weronika, a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Veronique, a French music teacher. Though unknown to each other, the two women share an…
The Country Teacher
A gifted young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled 17-year old son. The teacher has no romantic interest in the woman but they quickly form a strong friendship, each recognizing the…
Ca Twiste a Poponguine (Rocking Poponguine)
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1001 Grams
Marie is a scientist who works in the Mass Department of the Norwegian Metrology Service where her father Ernst is director. When Ernst surprisingly falls ill, Marie is asked to go to Paris to recalibrate the National Norwegian kilo and take part in an international seminar where colleagues from around…
The Coast Guard
At South Korea's border with the North, troops guard the coast. Each bullies those ranking beneath him; tensions are high. PFC Kang and his friend Private Kim are on patrol when drinking youths jeer them. Two nights later, Kang follows orders, opening fire at a person who has infiltrated the…
Prince Of The Himalayas
PRINCE OF THE HIMALAYAS is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet by acclaimed director Sherwood Hu. Set in ancient Tibet, under the shadows of the Himalayas, Prince Lhamoklodan returns home to find his uncle has taken the throne and married the queen, his mother, upon the mysterious death of his…
The Vanished Empire
A cinematic love letter to a unique moment in the lives of the Soviet youth, directed by celebrated Russian filmmaker Karen Shakhnazarov.