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    • Age of uprising : the legend of Michael Kohlhaas
      Age of uprising : the legend of Michael Kohlhaas
      Les Films d'ici [and others]
      With the age of feudalism in decline, Europe rests at a tense crossroads between the old world and the new. Respected, well-to-do horse merchant Michael Kohlhaas is a loving husband and family man leading a peaceful existence, until a ruthless nobleman steals his horses, setting off a chain of irreversible events. Kohlhaas resorts to extremes after these crimes destroy his livelihood and trust in the law, igniting a rampage through the countryside in his quest for justice.
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    • Attack of the killer backpacks
      Attack of the killer backpacks

      A serial killer is kidnapping young girls as they walk home from school, and the only thing that all the victims have in common is that they were all wearing backpacks.
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    • Baby blues
      Baby blues
      screenplay by Raymond Wong
      When a young couple moves into their new home, they find a mysterious doll that changes their lives forever.
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    • Bangkok revenge [videorecording]
      Bangkok revenge [videorecording]
      a film by Jean Marc Mineo in association with Christian Gerber (C & G), SFS International presents
      Manit witnessed the murder of his parents when he was just 10 years old. The killers shot him in the head, but he miraculously survived, with damage to his brain leaving him unable to experience regular human emotion. After a martial arts master saves him and takes him in, Manit becomes an emotionless war machine, who returns to the scene of the crime, to exact revenge.
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    • Black lightning [videorecording]
      Black lightning [videorecording]
      Focus Features International and Timur Bekmambetov present
      A student's life turns upside down when he discovers the battered old car his father gave him can flyp5s After his entire world falls apart he makes a choice and shoots from zero to hero as a crime fighter known as 'Black Lightning'. Little does he know that evil forces are watching, they want the incredible car, and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means killing him and destroying the city.
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    • Borgman.
      Borgman.

      A dark suburban fable exploring the nature of evil in unexpected places, Follows an enigmatic vagrant who enters the lives of an upper-class family and quickly unravels their carefully curated lifestyle. Charming and mysterious, Camiel Borgman seems almost otherworldly, and it isn't long before he has the wife, children and nanny under his spell in a calculated bid to take over their home life.
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    • El cartel de los sapos
      El cartel de los sapos
      11 11 Films
      The real life story of Andres Lopez Lopez aka 'Florecita' who after the killing of Pablo Escobar finds himself in the impossible position of having to go undercover for the DEA or go to the very prison where him mortal enemies wait to kill him. Turning states evidence, Florecita, rising through the ranks of the Colombian Cartel finds himself working two sides of the most dangerous battle known to man.
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    • Le dernier des injustes = The last of the unjust
      Le dernier des injustes = The last of the unjust
      Synecdoche presente une production Synecdoche, Le pacte, DOR Film, Les films Aleph
      In 1975 Rome, Claude Lanzmann filmed a series of interviews with Benjamin Murmelstein, the last President of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia, the only 'Elder of the Jews' not to have been killed during the war. From Nisko in Poland to Theresienstadt, and from Vienna to Rome, the film provides an unprecedented insight into the genesis of the Final Solution. It reveals the true face of Eichmann.
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    • The German doctor
      The German doctor
      Samuel Goldwyn Films presents
      Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor meets an Argentine family and follows them to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. The family welcomes the doctor into their home and entrusts their young daughter to his care, unaware that he is a notorious war criminal. At the same time, Israeli agents are desperately looking to bring "the German doctor" to justice.
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    • Grigris [videorecording]
      Grigris [videorecording]
      Film Movement presents
      Although his leg is paralyzed, 25-year-old Grigris dreams about being a dancer. But when his uncle becomes gravely ill, he winds up taking a job working for a gang of gas smugglers in order to make enough money take care of him.
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    • Gulaba gainga
      Gulaba gainga
      Sahara Movies Studios & Bharat Shah present
      Fearless Rajjo runs a martial academy for rural women. What happens when she faces ruthless politician Madam ji?
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    • Las horas muertas
      Las horas muertas
      Santa Lucia Cine en coproduccion con Fondo para la produccion cinematografica de Calidad (Foprocine - Mexico), Consejo nacional para la cultura y las artes (Conaculta), Tita Productions, Comunicacion Fractal, con el apoyo de Programa Ibermedia, presentan
      "On the desolated coast of Veracruz, seventeen-year-old Sebastian takes over running his uncle's small and cozy rent-by-the hour motel. There he meets Miranda, a regular customer who comes to the motel to meet a lover who always keeps her waiting. As Sebastian and Miranda get to know each other, an ambiguous game of seduction begins between them"--Container.
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    • Ida
      Ida
      Music Box Films presents
      A moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.
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    • Jackpot
      Jackpot
      directed by Magnus Martens.
      After winning a huge sum of money in a betting pool, four coworkers begin to double-cross each other over the prize money. Based on a story by top crime writer Jo Nesbo, a Coen Brothers-inspired riff on greed and betrayal with a Nordic twist.
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    • Last days [videorecording]
      Last days [videorecording]
      a production of Morena Films, Rebelion Terrestre, Antena 3 Films and El Monjeaie
      A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet, causing the world population to be trapped inside buildings while developing an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. One man seeks to find his missing girlfriend without ever going outside as Barcelona descends into chaos.
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    • La mujer del vendaval [videorecording]
      La mujer del vendaval [videorecording]
      produced by Mapat L. de Zatarain.
      This is the story of Marcela, a young woman who is about to receive a large inheritance on the condition that she marry. She meets a worthy suitor named Alessandro, a wealthy heir in his own right. A valuable piece of jewelry goes missing and triggers this who-done-it telenovela.
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    • Paris-Manhattan [videorecording]
      Paris-Manhattan [videorecording]
      Philippe Rousselet presents
      Alice is a Parisian pharmacist who has a fixation on Woody Allen. She has a huge portrait of him hanging in her bedroom, with which she tends to converse, seeking his wise counsel about life. She even hands out DVDs of his films to her customers as medicine for their ailments. Her parents want for her to find a man, but none can match Woody Allen, not even the alarm specialist Victor who services the pharmacy. But there is one thing a man could do to impress her, introduce her to Woody Allen.
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    • The raid [videorecording] : redemption
      The raid [videorecording] : redemption
      Sony Pictures Classics
      A SWAT team arrives at a rundown apartment block with a mission to remove its owner, a notorious drug lord named Tama. The building has never been raided before, never been touched by police. Seen as a no-go zone, it has since become a sanctuary to killers, gangs, rapists, and thieves seeking accommodation in the one place they know they cannot be touched. Making their move in the break of dawn, the SWAT team works its way up the building under cover of silence.
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    • Same same but different
      Same same but different
      Claus Boje presents
      Revolves around Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post-graduation summer trip, and Sreykeo, a 21-year-old bar girl in Phnom Penh. The two meet in a nightclub and quickly fall in love. After Ben returns home to Germany, Sreykeo, skyping from Cambodia, reveals that she is HIV-positive.
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    • Soshite chichi ni naru = Like father, like son
      Soshite chichi ni naru = Like father, like son
      Fuji Television Network, Amuse, Gaga Corporation
      Affluent architects Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. In the wake of this revelation, Ryota's sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as he witnesses both his wife's enduring devotion to Keita and his own conflicting feelings of nature versus nurture. Now his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the family's lives forever.
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    • We are the best!
      We are the best!
      director and screenwriter, Lukas Moodysson
      Stockholm, the 1980s: Three teen girls decide to form a punk band, despite only one being a musician, not having any instruments, and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Focused on stirring things up in the world, but without a clue, the trio is a tribute to DIY culture and the power of rebellion.
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    • Yesterday, today and tomorrow [videorecording]
      Yesterday, today and tomorrow [videorecording]
      director, Vittorio de Sica
      Features a trio of stories about sex, each starring Loren and Mastroianni). In the first vignette (Adelina of Naples), a woman avoids jail time by pumping out babies with a willing accomplice. In the second vignette (Anna of Milan), a pair of lovers are forced to work out their problems in a car. The third vignette (Mara of Rome) is the story of a prostitute who quits her best john for a man of the cloth.
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