2008

Paradiso (Romeo Castellucci France 2008 10 min)
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1.
The Sun and the Moon (2008)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Stephen Dwoskin
 
2.
The Seasons (2008 Short Film)
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Director: Takashi Makino
 
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The Chaser (2008)
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A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes. (125 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
 
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El cielo, la tierra, y la lluvia (2008)
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The lives of four lonely people living through the routine and silence in the south. They meet to eat... (110 mins.)
 
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Milk (2008)
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Yusuff has a hard time defining his adulthood. In one hand, there are his mother's expectations while on the other hand his passions. (102 mins.)
 
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Los bastardos (2008)
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task... (90 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
 
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Melancholia (2008)
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Three people engage in a strange therapy to get away from their agonies. (450 mins.)
Director: Lav Diaz
 
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Gomorrah (2008)
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An inside look at Italy's modern crime families. (137 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
 
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Three Monkeys (2008)
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A family suffers from a major communication breakdown during their struggle to get through their hardships. (109 mins.)
 
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Hunger (2008)
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Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike. (96 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
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The Visitor (2008)
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A stranger arrives into a remote farm where a mute boy is living with his mother. (105 mins.)
 
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Left Handed (2008)
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Hiroshi, a teenage boy, shuts himself away in his bedroom and for the next two years refuses to come out or let anyone else in. (110 mins.)
Director: Laurence Thrush
 
13.
On War (2008)
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After a freak accident, Burt finds himself locked in a coffin overnight. After surviving the ordeal... (130 mins.)
 
14.
Goodbye Solo (2008)
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Two men form an unlikely friendship that will change both of their lives forever. (91 mins.)
Director: Ramin Bahrani
 
15.
Let the Right One In (2008)
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Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
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Waltz with Bashir (2008)
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An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
 
17.
Within Mirrors (2008 Short Film)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Paul Clipson
 
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Battements solaires (2008 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
 
19.
Better Things (2008)
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A group of young people grow up together in a small, rural community in the Cotswolds. (93 mins.)
Director: Duane Hopkins
 
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Winter Silence (2008)
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A widow and her four daughters, tormented by years of mourning encounter mysterious deer-men who change their existence. (70 mins.)
Director: Sonja Wyss
 
21.
Hunters Since the Beginning of Time (2008 Documentary)
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Documentary about the life of primitive whale hunters of Bering Sea in Siberia, where they struggle to survive at one of the ends of the world. (87 mins.)
Director: Carlos Casas
 
22.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
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During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
23.
Night and Day (2008)
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"Night and Day" is centered around the mixed emotions found in traveling. Characters in the film are Sung-nam Kim... (144 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
24.
Revue (2008 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
25.
Uprise (2008)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Sandro Aguilar
 
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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.)
 
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Service (2008)
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A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy... (87 mins.)
 
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Morphine (2008)
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A drama that chronicles the civil war that raged after the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. (110 mins.)
 
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Tulpan (2008)
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On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children... (100 mins.)
 
30.
Che: Part One (2008)
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. (134 mins.)
 
31.
Severnyy svet (2008 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
32.
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
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Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only... (75 mins.)
 
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1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
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During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind. (96 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
34.
Sky's Black Out! (2008 Short Film)
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(23 mins.)
Director: F.J. Ossang
 
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A Meio da Noite (2008 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
 
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I Hear Your Scream (2008 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Pablo Lamar
 
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French Roast (2008 Short Film)
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In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee. (8 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Joubert
 
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Târziu (2008 Short Film)
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(23 mins.)
Director: Paul Negoescu