1998

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Bread Day (1998 Documentary)
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The story of old people living in a forgotten village. Once a week they need to push the carriage with bread for several kilometers towards their gloomy settlement. (55 mins.)
 
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Savior (1998)
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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia. (103 mins.)
 
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Show Me Love (1998)
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Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin. (89 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
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Central Station (1998)
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An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
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From the Edge of the City (1998)
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The "Edge of the City" means Menidi, a poor suburb on the edge of pulsating Athens (the city). Menidi harbours many Cosssack Greeks... (94 mins.)
 
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Confession (1998 Mini-Series)
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Originally a five-part semi-documentary series on Russian television, this scaled down release tells... (260 mins.)
 
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The Hole (1998)
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A strange disease starts to affect people in Taiwan just before the year 2000. The authorities order everyone to evacuate... (95 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
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Eternity and a Day (1998)
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Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home. (137 mins.)
 
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The Polish Bride (1998)
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Polish deceived woman hides from pimps on a Dutch farm, and shares an intriguing romance with the farmer. (89 mins.)
Director: Karim Traïdia
 
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Checkpoint (1999)
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A Russian platoon sweeps a village, avoiding two mishaps. At a remote check-post they play cards with bullets as stakes. A village girl pimps her deaf-mute sister for bullets. A shifty enemy sniper keeps strafing, causing a tragedy. (85 mins.)
 
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Okraina (1998)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Pyotr Lutsik
 
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River of Gold (1998)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Paulo Rocha
 
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Così ridevano (1998)
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Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very... (124 mins.)
Director: Gianni Amelio
 
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Megacities (1998 Documentary)
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A look at the people who live precariously, but with an unusual level of resourcefulness and imagination, in four gigantic urban agglomerations: Mumbai, New York City, Moscow and Mexico City. (90 mins.)
 
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Next Stop Paradise (1998)
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The Bucharest's suburb, a torrid summer day. Norica, a waitress and Mitu, a swineherd, meet and tease each other and starts a beverage competition... (99 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
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Gods and Monsters (1998)
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The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored. (105 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
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Bullet Ballet (1998)
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A man sees his life changed for ever when his fiancee shoots herself. Baffled, he wants by all means... (87 mins.)
 
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Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
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Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook. (87 mins.)
Director: John Maybury
 
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Very Bad Things (1998)
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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
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Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves. (93 mins.)
 
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The Red Violin (1998)
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A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner. (130 mins.)
 
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Apt Pupil (1998)
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A boy blackmails his neighbour after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal. (111 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
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A Simple Plan (1998)
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When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
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A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
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The Pentagon Wars (1998 TV Movie)
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Story of a cover up in the military. (104 mins.)
 
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The Faculty (1998)
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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences. (104 mins.)
 
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Site Visit (1998 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
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Gasman (1998 Short Film)
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It's the Christmas season. With her mom's help, Lynne, a girl of perhaps eight, dresses up; her younger brother Steven plays with a toy car... (15 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay