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1.
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
 
2.
Footnote (2011)
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Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. (107 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
Stopped on Track (2011)
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When Frank is diagnosed with incurable brain tumor, he's got only a few months to live. Along with his wife, he doesn't know how and when to tell their children about it. Meanwhile, Frank's health is getting worse with each day. (110 mins.)
Director: Andreas Dresen
 
5.
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
 
6.
Le Havre (2011)
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When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home. (93 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
7.
Of Gods and Men (2010)
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Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay. (122 mins.)
Director: Xavier Beauvois
 
8.
A Screaming Man (2010)
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Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel... (92 mins.)
 
9.
On Tour (2010)
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Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies... (111 mins.)
Director: Mathieu Amalric
 
10.
Poetry (2010)
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A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class. (139 mins.)
Director: Chang-dong Lee
 
11.
Leap Year (2010)
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Laura's personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo, and the pair enter into an intense, violent sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Rowe
 
12.
You All Are Captains (2010)
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A European director is making a film with children from a social center in Tangiers. Because of his methods, his relationship with the children during shooting degenerate and transform the evolution of the project. (78 mins.)
Director: Oliver Laxe
 
13.
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
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On his deathbed, Uncle Boonmee recalls his many past lives. (114 mins.)
 
14.
Certified Copy (2010)
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In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper. (106 mins.)
 
15.
Outrage (2010)
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The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a rogue gang of drug traffickers in line, a job that gets passed on to his long-suffering subordinate. (109 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
16.
Route Irish (2010)
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The story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
17.
Utomlyonnye solntsem 2: Predstoyanie (2010)
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Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Burnt by the Sun (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing... (181 mins.)
 
18.
Another Year (2010)
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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends. (129 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
19.
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
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Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage... (139 mins.)
 
20.
Hell and Back Again (2011 Documentary)
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What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically... (88 mins.)
Director: Danfung Dennis
 
21.
Happy, Happy (2010)
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Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living... (85 mins.)
Director: Anne Sewitsky
 
22.
Like Crazy (2011)
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A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa. (86 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
 
23.
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011 Documentary)
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The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash. (80 mins.)
Director: Constance Marks
 
24.
Project Nim (2011 Documentary)
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Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s. (93 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
25.
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
 
26.
Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
27.
Det røde kapel (2009 Documentary)
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Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act. (88 mins.)
Director: Mads Brügger
 
28.
Animal Kingdom (2010)
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A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. (113 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
 
29.
GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
30.
Smash His Camera (2010 Documentary)
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A film centering on the life and work of Ron Galella that examines the nature and effect of paparazzi. (87 mins.)
Director: Leon Gast
 
31.
Sympathy for Delicious (2010)
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A newly paralyzed DJ gets more than he bargained for when he seeks out the world of faith healing. (96 mins.)
Director: Mark Ruffalo
 
32.
Southern District (2009)
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For a rich upper-class family locked into their own little world, Bolivia's social changes threaten to burst their bubble. (108 mins.)
 
33.
Restoration (2011)
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A drama about a family's effort to save their antique restoration business. (102 mins.)
Director: Yossi Madmoni
 
34.
Gypsy (2011)
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Gypsy tells the story of Adam, a boy who, after his father dies, tries to cross the boundary of his... (100 mins.)
Director: Martin Sulík
 
35.
Holidays by the Sea (2011)
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Film with Jacques Tati style. Almost no dialogs to narrate this story of many peoples spending time nearby the sea. (77 mins.)
Director: Pascal Rabaté
 
36.
Nicky's Family (2011 Documentary)
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This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech... (96 mins.)
Director: Matej Minac
 
37.
Collaborator (2011)
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A playwright whose marriage and career are in a free fall has an explosive run-in with his former neighbor, a right-wing ex-con. (87 mins.)
Director: Martin Donovan
 
38.
Night Fishing (2011 Short Film)
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A fisherman becomes entangled in his line when he catches something unexpected. (30 mins.)
 
39.
The Turin Horse (2011)
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A rural farmer is forced to confront the mortality of his faithful horse. (146 mins.)
 
40.
On the Ice (2011)
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In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend. (96 mins.)
 
41.
Even the Rain (2010)
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As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. (103 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
42.
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
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Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the... (95 mins.)
Director: Claudia Llosa
 
43.
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