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1.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
“ for the idea ” - ToppsyCrett
 
2.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
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A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later. (129 mins.)
“ for the ending ” - ToppsyCrett
 
3.
Tetro (2009)
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Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond. (127 mins.)
“ for great comeback ” - ToppsyCrett
 
4.
Tenure (2008)
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A college professor competes for tenure with a hot-shot female colleague. (89 mins.)
Director: Mike Million
“ for astonishing Wilson ” - ToppsyCrett
 
5.
Mary and Max (2009)
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
“ for sweet and soft humor ” - ToppsyCrett
 
6.
The Day God Walked Away (2009)
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Film offers a new take on the Rwandan genocide, through the first person experience of one woman as the horror descends. (100 mins.)
“ for the title ” - ToppsyCrett
 
7.
Samson & Delilah (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Samson and Delilah's world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy... (100 mins.)
“ for bible vs. reality ” - ToppsyCrett
 
8.
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
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A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community. (91 mins.)
Director: Haim Tabakman
“ for hypocrisy ” - ToppsyCrett
 
9.
The Misfortunates (2009)
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13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny? (108 mins.)
“ for freaky family :-) ” - ToppsyCrett
 
10.
About Elly (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers. (119 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
“ for beatiful women ” - ToppsyCrett
 
11.
The Maid (2009)
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A drama centered on a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years. (95 mins.)
“ for loyalty ” - ToppsyCrett
 
12.
The Auteur (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A sweet comedy about the world's greatest living porn director. (80 mins.)
Director: James Westby
“ for ALICE DOESN'T LICK HERE ANYMORE ;-) ” - ToppsyCrett
 
13.
Delta (2008)
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A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend... (92 mins.)
“ for jealousy ” - ToppsyCrett
 
14.
The Vicious Kind (2009)
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A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process. (92 mins.)
“ for vicious Adam Scott ” - ToppsyCrett
 
15.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
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Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ for film editing ” - ToppsyCrett
 
16.
Four Lions (2010)
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Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror. (97 mins.)
Director: Chris Morris
“ for lambs ;-) ” - ToppsyCrett
 
17.
Zonad (2009)
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When the Cassidy family finds a red leather clad man passed out on their living room floor, they assume he's an alien. Zonad is more than happy to oblige. (75 mins.)
“ for Bonad ;-) ” - ToppsyCrett
 
18.
Enter the Void (2009)
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A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ for lights of tokyo ” - ToppsyCrett
 
19.
13 (2010)
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A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men. (91 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
“ for Shannon ” - ToppsyCrett
 
20.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world. (125 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
“ for CGI and Daft Punk ” - ToppsyCrett