Films I want to watch this 2012

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1.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
 
2.
The Angels' Share (2012)
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Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
3.
Rhino Season (2012)
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Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years. (88 mins.)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
 
4.
Cosmopolis (2012)
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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. (109 mins.)
 
5.
Like Someone in Love (2012)
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In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days. (109 mins.)
 
6.
Holy Motors (2012)
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
7.
OK, Enough, Goodbye (2010)
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In 'Tripoli', Lebanon, where family ties run deep, a forty year old man still living with his elderly... (93 mins.)
 
8.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
 
9.
A Letter to Momo (2011)
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Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her... (120 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
 
10.
Tatsumi (2011)
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A story based on the life and short stories of Yoshihiro Tatsumi, a mangaka known for his gekiga style of alternate Japanese manga. (96 mins.)
Director: Eric Khoo
 
11.
Taken 2 (2012)
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In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter. (92 mins.)
Director: Olivier Megaton
 
12.
Dark Shadows (2012)
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An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (113 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
13.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
14.
Me and You (2012)
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An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement. (103 mins.)
 
15.
Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
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A man who assumes the identity of his deceased twin in Argentina. (118 mins.)
Director: Ana Piterbarg
 
16.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
17.
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
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The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution. (127 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
18.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
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A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. (140 mins.)
 
19.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
20.
Sheriff Street (????)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
21.
Dollhouse (2012)
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A group of street teens from Dublin's inner city break into a house in an upper class suburb. The break-in quickly moves into a night of frenzy, scandal and consequence. (95 mins.)
 
22.
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
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A British expedition formed by the lead researcher Jonathan Marchant, his assistant, a doctor and a TV crew... (83 mins.)
Director: Sid Bennett
 
23.
Life's a Breeze (2013)
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Tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin. (83 mins.)
Director: Lance Daly
 
24.
Vanishing Waves (2012)
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A neuron-transfer scientist experiments with the thoughts of a comatose young woman. (124 mins.)
 
25.
Girl Model (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model. (78 mins.)
 
26.
Chicken with Plums (2011)
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Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. (93 mins.)
 
27.
The Artist and the Model (2012)
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Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea in the south of France, safe from the War that rages in the distance... (105 mins.)
Director: Fernando Trueba
 
28.
7 Days in Havana (2012)
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A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba. (129 mins.)
 
29.
House with a Turret (2012)
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A 8-year-old boy is travelling with his mother towards his grandfather, but their journey is stopped... (80 mins.)
 
30.
When I Saw You (2012)
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1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope... (98 mins.)
Director: Annemarie Jacir
 
31.
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
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Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another. (115 mins.)
Director: Carlos Reygadas
 
32.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
33.
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
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A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrea Segre
 
34.
Bohemian Eyes (2011 Documentary)
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Life and times of actor matti pellonpää as remembered by friends and collegues (75 mins.)
Director: Janne Kuusi
 
35.
Dark Blood (2012)
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Dealing with nuclear testing and its long-lasting deadly effects, the story portrays Boy, a young widower... (86 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
36.
Clip (2012)
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Jasna is a teenage girl living in the poor suburbs in the south of Belgrade, Serbia. She likes to record... (102 mins.)
Director: Maja Milos
 
37.
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about Roman Polanski, the man and filmmaker. Roman Polanski speaks about his eventful life story and career in conversation with Andrew Braunsberg, his former business partner, producer, and friend of many years. (90 mins.)
 
38.
Anna Karenina (2012)
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In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
 
39.
Centro Histórico (2012)
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A feature film with four stories celebrating the city of Guimarães in the North of Portugal. (80 mins.)
 
40.
The Girl from Nowhere (2012)
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Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife's death & occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life... (91 mins.)
 
41.
A Cube of Sugar (2011)
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The story happens in an old house in an old city of Iran. Because of the wedding of the youngest sister, Pasandide, all of her sisters come to their old house to help their mother. (116 mins.)
 
42.
Habibi Rasak Kharban (2011)
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'Habibi Rasak Kharban' (Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head) is a dramatic feature that tells the story of a forbidden love in Gaza... (85 mins.)
Director: Susan Youssef
 
43.
Inheritance (2012)
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As a new conflict opposes Israel and Lebanon, Hajar, a young Palestinian student, returns to her native... (88 mins.)
Director: Hiam Abbass
 
44.
Our Summer in Tehran (2009 Documentary)
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Our Summer in Tehran, takes us into the fascinating, and yet strikingly familiar home of the typical Iranian family. This documentary film is an intimate and nuanced portrait, not of a nation, but of its people.
Director: Justine Shapiro
 
45.
Antiviral (2012)
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In a blackly satirical near future, a thriving industry sells celebrity illnesses to their obsessed fans. Employee Syd March's attempts to exploit the system backfire when they involve him in a potentially deadly mystery. (108 mins.)
 
46.
La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas (2012)
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In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally... (116 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
47.
The Deep (2012)
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. (95 mins.)
 
48.
Mourning (2011)
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A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative,s house in the north of Iran... (85 mins.)
 
49.
Circumstance (2011)
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession. (107 mins.)
 
50.
Goodbye (2011)
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Story of a young lawyer in Tehran in search of a visa to leave the country, which is what Mohammad Rasoulof did during the winter of 2010/11. (100 mins.)
 
51.
Mainline (2006)
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Sara is addicted to drugs. Her fiance Arash is away in Canada studying and doesn't know about her addiction. One month before his returning to Iran Sara decides to quit her addiction but that will not be as easy as she thinks so. (78 mins.)
 
52.
The Patience Stone (2012)
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In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before. (102 mins.)
Director: Atiq Rahimi