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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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    • Amor a primera visa
      Amor a primera visa
      Videocine presents
      After his daughter's Visa request to visit her grandparents in America is rejected, a single father and his loyal best friend do everything it takes to win over the Embassy worker who turned her down.
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Golden time. Collection 1
      Golden time. Collection 1
      director, Chiaki Kon
      Tada Banri is beginning anew in the busy streets of Tokyo as a freshman student at a private law school, away from the troubles of his former life. While managing to get lost on his very first day of class, he finds himself befriending fellow law student Mitsuo on the way. Things get a little more interesting when a stylishly well-dressed beauty suddenly appears, only for her to slap Mitsuo across the face with a bouquet of roses!
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    • Grupo 7 [videorecording]
      Grupo 7 [videorecording]
      una produccion de Atipica Films, La Zanfona Producciones y Sacromonte Films con la participacion de Television Espanola, AXN, Canal + Espana, Canal Sur y Audiovisual SGR, y la colaboracion de ICAA y la Junta de Consejeria de Cultura y la Financiacion de ICO
      Unit 7 has a tough mission: to clean the most dangerous drug trafficking networks out of the city of Seville, and bring an end to the corrosive power that has taken hold of the streets. A detail of four, led by Angel, a young officer aspiring to detective, and Rafael, a violent, arrogant, yet efficient cop are on the beat. But Unit 7's modus operandi is slipping outside the bounds of law through their use of violence, coercion, lies and half-truths. For them, anything goes.
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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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    • 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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    • Nightcap = Merci pour le chocolat
      Nightcap = Merci pour le chocolat
      director, Claude Chabrol
      The lives of Mika and her husband, celebrated pianist Andre Polonski, are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Jeanne, a young woman who has learned that she almost had been switched at birth with Polonskib2ss son in the hospital. Also a pianist, Jeanne speculates that she may be Andre's daughter. Her suspicions further aroused by Mikab2ss behavior, Jeanne begins the dangerous task of unraveling a dark web of family secrets and lies.
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    • Ouwehoeren [videorecording] : meet the Fokkens
      Ouwehoeren [videorecording] : meet the Fokkens
      Submarine presents
      Profiles Louise and Martine Fokkens, 69-year-old identical twins who have worked as prostitutes in Amsterdam's red light district for over 50 years.
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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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    • 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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