Kosmorama 2012

The program for the Kosmorama film festival in Trondheim 2012
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1.
The Kid (1921)
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The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy. (68 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
2.
11 Flowers (2011)
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11-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in China. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have... (110 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
3.
11-11-11 (2011)
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After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11. (90 mins.)
 
4.
17 Girls (2011)
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When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, which concerns their town and school. (86 mins.)
 
5.
678 (2010)
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Unfolds the poignant story of three women and their search for justice from the daily plight of sexual harassment in Egypt. (100 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Diab
 
6.
2012 (2009)
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A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind. (158 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
7.
Apocalypto (2006)
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As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate. (139 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
8.
Apollo 18 (2011)
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Decades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon. (86 mins.)
 
9.
Arirang (2011 Documentary)
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Documentary on director Kim Ki-Duk looking back at his film career. (100 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
Stars: Ki-duk Kim
 
10.
Avalon (2011)
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Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad... (79 mins.)
Director: Axel Petersén
 
11.
Avé (2011)
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Two troubled teens hitchhike across Bulgaria. (86 mins.)
 
12.
The Awakening (2011)
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
13.
Backyard (2010 Documentary)
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A guy named Arni Runar had the idea of gathering a few bands together in his backyard to do some live recording... (74 mins.)
Director: Árni Sveinsson
 
14.
Bombay Beach (2011 Documentary)
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Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea... (80 mins.)
Director: Alma Har'el
 
15.
The British Guide to Showing Off (2011 Documentary)
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British artist and living legend Andrew Logan, loved the world over by celebrities and misfits alike... (98 mins.)
Director: Jes Benstock
 
16.
Bullhead (2011)
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Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
 
17.
Café de Flore (2011)
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A love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. A mystical and fantastical odyssey on love. (120 mins.)
 
18.
Chinese Take-Out (2011)
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In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store.... (93 mins.)
 
19.
Code Blue (2011)
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Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer... (81 mins.)
 
20.
Control Tower (2011)
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The story of youth. Kakeru, a 15 year old boy, and Mii (Little My) , a female transfer student. They are two lonely teens who cannot find their place in life, but who gradually learn to relate to each other through the power of music. (68 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Miki
 
21.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood. (95 mins.)
Director: Alex Stapleton
 
22.
Die Unsichtbare (2011)
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Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student... (113 mins.)
 
23.
Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)
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While being in Poland, Romanian Claudio Crulic is wrongly accused of theft. In jail he goes on a hunger strike. (73 mins.)
Director: Anca Damian
 
24.
The Day He Arrives (2011)
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A professor in the film department at a provincial university goes to Seoul to meet his senior, who works as a film critic, and stays in a northern Seoul village for three days. (79 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
25.
Declaration of War (2011)
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When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival. (100 mins.)
 
26.
The Disintegration (2011)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Philippe Faucon
 
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28.
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011 Documentary)
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The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers... (85 mins.)
 
29.
El Gusto (2011 Documentary)
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EL GUSTO is the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war 50 years ago, and recently reunited for an exceptional concert. These musicians share a passion they never lost: the soul of Algiers, Chaabi music. (88 mins.)
Director: Safinez Bousbia
 
30.
Elena (2011)
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When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ... (109 mins.)
 
31.
Elisa K (2010)
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(71 mins.)
 
32.
A Cat in Paris (2010)
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In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches. (70 mins.)
 
33.
The Exchange (2011)
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A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context. (94 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
34.
Faust (2011)
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A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman. (140 mins.)
 
35.
The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)
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Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car. (88 mins.)
Director: Ivo Caprino
 
36.
Flowers of Evil (2010)
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Paris-Tehran. A rootless love story between Gecko, young and free, and Anahita, an Iranian woman in exile - tangled up in History and steeped in Internet, unique and spontaneous. (100 mins.)
Director: David Dusa
 
37.
Dangerous Affairs (2011)
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Human drama about a married couple in times of love, betrayal and terror. (96 mins.)
Director: Kyu-hwan Jeon
 
38.
The Giants (2011)
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Brothers Seth and Zak, fifteen and thirteen & 3/4 years old, are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house... (84 mins.)
Director: Bouli Lanners
 
39.
The Guard (2011)
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An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. (96 mins.)
 
40.
The Gunness Mystery (2010 Short Film)
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41.
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
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An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
42.
Haywire (2011)
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A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. (93 mins.)
 
43.
House of Tolerance (2011)
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Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
 
44.
The Hunger Games (2012)
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
45.
Jag är min egen Dolly Parton (2011 Documentary)
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Five women musicians are brought together by their love for singer Dolly Parton. They all have dreams for their futures... (90 mins.)
 
46.
In the Open (2011)
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Elisa, a thirty-eight-year old woman, leaves for a week with her husband and young daughter on a vacation to a house in the country... (85 mins.)
Director: Hernán Belón
 
47.
Into the Abyss (2011 Documentary)
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Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. (107 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
48.
The Invader (2011)
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The struggles of illegal African immigrant Amadou in search for a better life in Brussels. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Provost
 
49.
Iron Sky (2012)
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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. (93 mins.)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
 
50.
The Island (2011)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Kamen Kalev
 
51.
Body Troopers (1996)
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A little kid shrinks himself so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from. (91 mins.)
Director: Vibeke Idsøe
 
52.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu. (81 mins.)
Director: David Gelb
 
53.
Maybe Tomorrow (2011)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Mariken Halle
 
54.
Kill List (2011)
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Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
55.
Knuckle (2011 Documentary)
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An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans. (97 mins.)
Director: Ian Palmer
 
56.
Kon-Tiki (1950 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. (77 mins.)
Director: Thor Heyerdahl
 
57.
Kotoko (2011)
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The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking... (91 mins.)
 
58.
Las Acacias (2011)
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Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been taking the motorway from Asunción, Paraguay to Buenos Aires... (82 mins.)
Director: Pablo Giorgelli
 
59.
Last Winter (2011)
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Johan inherits the family farm. However, charming as the idea may be, even in the modern globalized world, running a farm is still a matter of hard work, pain, and hope. (103 mins.)
Director: John Shank
 
60.
Livid (2011)
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The suggestion that a big treasure is hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become a lure to a deadly trap for Lucie and her friends. (92 mins.)
 
61.
The Lorax (2012)
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A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (86 mins.)
 
62.
Miss Bala (2011)
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After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
63.
Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
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At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. (94 mins.)
 
64.
Noma at Boiling Point (2010 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
 
65.
Nothing Personal (2009)
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Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up... (85 mins.)
 
66.
The Orator (2011)
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia... (110 mins.)
Director: Tusi Tamasese
 
67.
The Other F Word (2011 Documentary)
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What happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians -- punk rockers-- become society's ultimate authorities -- dads... (98 mins.)
 
68.
Outside Satan (2011)
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In a village on the French Opal Coast, a drifter engages in a perplexing relationship with a young woman who has suffered abuse. (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
 
69.
Twin Brothers - 53 Scenes in Chronological Order (2011 Documentary)
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Gustav and Oskar are twins. Oskar has Achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. Both have blue eyes and blonde hair... (80 mins.)
Director: Axel Danielson
 
70.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
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Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
 
71.
Polisse (2011)
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A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects. (127 mins.)
Director: Maïwenn
 
72.
Poongsan (2011)
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A young man crosses over North and South Korea to deliver the pain and longings of separated families. (121 mins.)
Director: Jai-hong Juhn
 
73.
Rabat (2011)
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Three friends drive from Holland to Morocco to deliver a taxi to a family friend, but the trip turns out more complicated than expected. (102 mins.)
 
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75.
Rough Hands (2011)
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Mustapha is a forty-year-old barber in Casablanca. His clients are retired high-ranking government officials... (97 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Asli
 
76.
The Salesman (2011)
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Marcel Lévesque, a quick-witted car salesman nearing retirement, lives to sell. He has been salesman... (107 mins.)
 
77.
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011 Documentary)
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When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations. (90 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bate
 
78.
O Abismo Prateado (2011)
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In "The Silver Cliff" Violeta (Alessandra Negrini) is a married dentist in a normal working day. While... (83 mins.)
Director: Karim Ainouz
 
79.
A Simple Life (2011)
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After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home. (118 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
80.
The Source (2011)
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A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well. (135 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
81.
Starbuck (2011)
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As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Scott
 
82.
Superclásico (2011)
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Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life... (99 mins.)
 
83.
Teddy Bear (2012)
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Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love. (92 mins.)
Director: Mads Matthiesen
 
84.
The Libertines: There Are No Innocent Bystanders (2011 Documentary)
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An access-all-areas documentary about The Libertines reunion shows at Reading & Leeds Festivals 2010... (87 mins.)
Director: Roger Sargent
 
85.
Tomboy (2011)
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A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children. (82 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
86.
Tyrannosaur (2011)
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Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. (92 mins.)
Director: Paddy Considine
 
87.
Urbanized (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. (85 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
88.
Walk Away Renee (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on Jonathan Caouette's cross-country road trip with his mentally ill mother. (90 mins.)
 
89.
Wetlands (2011)
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On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive. (111 mins.)
Director: Guy Édoin
 
90.
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
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A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. (110 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
91.
The Woman in Black (2012)
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A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
 
92.
Wuthering Heights (2011)
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A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte. (129 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold