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Tue
04
Nov
2008
 
  • Colour
During World War II, 12-year old Ivan works as a spy on the eastern front. The small Ivan can cross the German lines unnoticed to collect information. Three Soviet officers try to take care of this boy-child.
Tue
18
Oct
2011
 
  • Romantic drama
  • Australia/UK
  • Colour
  • 101 mins.
Probably best summed up by John Lennon's observation that life happens to you while you're busy making other plans, this emotionally devastating film from Director Sue Brooks starts out as a relatively unpromising culture-clash romance, before becoming something unexpectedly profound. Geologist Sandy (Toni Collette) is saddled with…
Tue
02
Sep
2014
 
  • Crime Drama
  • Iceland
  • Colour
  • 93 mins.
Adapted from Icelandic crime writer Arnaldur Indridason's 2000 best-seller, Tainted Blood, this engrossing and atmospheric thriller brings Detective Inspector Erlendur magnificently to the screen. As a murder in a small town becomes linked to a notorious unsolved case, long held secrets are unearthed in an intriguing, plot…
Tue
09
Jul
2019
 
  • Drama, Thriller, Action
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 124 mins.
Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name. In the film, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional New England summer resort town, prompting police chief Martin…
Thu
24
May
2007
 
  • Colour
Set at the Newport jazz festival in 1958, this documentary mixes images of water and the town with performers and audience. The film progresses from day to night and from improvisational music to Gospel. It's a concert film that suggests peace and leisure, jazz at a particular…
Tue
13
May
2014
 
  • Period drama
  • France/Italy
  • Colour
  • 115 mins.
City dweller Jean Cadoret (Gérard Depardieu) inherits a farm in Provence and moves there with his wife and daughter to start a new, idyllic life in the country, only to fall victim to the envy and greed of his neighbours, Soubeyran (Yves Montand) and his nephew Ugolin…
Tue
04
Apr
2017
 
  • Drama
  • Belgium
  • Colour
  • 201 mins.
Jeanne Dielman (Delphine Seyrig), the widowed mother of a teenage son, Sylvain (Jan Decorte), ekes out a drab, repetitive existence in her tiny Brussels apartment. Jeanne's days are divided between humdrum domestic chores -- shopping, cooking, housework -- and her job as an occasional prostitute, which keeps…
Tue
09
Aug
2005
 
  • Colour
A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.
Tue
25
Jul
2017
 
  • Drama
  • Italy
  • B&W
  • 85 mins.
Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) charts the declining marriage of a couple from England (Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders) on a trip in the countryside near Naples. More than just the anatomy of a relationship,…
Tue
16
Oct
2007
 
  • Colour
After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Tue
17
Sep
2013
 
  • Crime drama
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 96 mins.
Returning from war reluctant hero Frank McCloud (Humphrey Bogart) travels to Key Largo to visit the widow of his fallen comrade; Nora Temple (Lauren Bacall) and her ailing father in law. With a hurricane approaching Frank arrives at their run down hotel to find them held hostage…
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