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1.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
 
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Bonsái (2011)
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A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest. (95 mins.)
 
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Involuntary (2008)
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In several unrelated stories, the consequences of putting ones foot down - or failing to do so - are explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
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We Have a Pope (2011)
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A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist. (102 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
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Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder. (119 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
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Sound of Noise (2010)
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A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city. (102 mins.)
 
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Together (2000)
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Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran... (106 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
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Shame (2011)
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A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
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Wild Bill (2011)
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A street-toughened parole finds his two boys abandoned by their mum and fending for themselves. Time to step up, or not. (98 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
 
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A Talking Picture (2003)
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Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations. (96 mins.)
 
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Empties (2007)
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A comic love story about a man who refuses to accept that old age is empty of love, meaning and value to society. (104 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
 
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Kolya (1996)
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Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man... (105 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
 
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Czech Dream (2004 Documentary)
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Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge... (90 mins.)
 
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Post coitum (2004)
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This adult comedy looks at the complex, intermingled sexual relationships between a bunch of diverse characters - a barmaid, a part-time prostitute, a hippy, a rocker, a medical student and a confused virgin! (104 mins.)
Director: Juraj Jakubisko
 
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One Night in City (2007)
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A feature-length narrative animated film from one of the directors of Fimfárum 2. Mysterious and extraordinary stories of loneliness... (76 mins.)
Director: Jan Balej
 
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Mandragora (1997)
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Two gay teenage runaways thrown out of their repressive homes try to survive on the streets of Prague. Hunger and desperation forces them into a life of prostitution, drugs, and teen-porn. (126 mins.)
Director: Wiktor Grodecki
 
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Up and Down (2004)
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The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events. (108 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
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The Beauty Exchange (2003 Documentary)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Erika Hníková
 
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Body Without Soul (1996 Documentary)
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Documentary look at doomed male prostitutes in Prague, ages 15 to 18, who troll at the public swimming pool... (94 mins.)
Director: Wiktor Grodecki
 
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In China They Eat Dogs (1999)
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Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures. (91 mins.)
 
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Angels in Fast Motion (2005)
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The intense, realistic and unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival in urban life, about drugs. (125 mins.)
 
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Just Another Love Story (2007)
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Life in the suburbs as a father of two has worn down Jonas. When a victim of a car crash mistakes him for her boyfriend Sebastian, things take a very dramatic turn as the line between truth and deception is erased. (100 mins.)
Director: Ole Bornedal
 
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Original (2009)
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Henry has been acting the human chameleon all his life - a pale reflection of other people's expectations... (104 mins.)
 
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Dark Horse (2005)
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A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through times and struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark. (109 mins.)
Director: Dagur Kári
 
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Chinaman (2005)
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In order to pay for his divorce, a plumber marries a Chinese woman who needs citizenship. (88 mins.)
 
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The Boss of It All (2006)
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An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander. (99 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
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The Woman That Dreamed About a Man (2010)
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What happens when a sexual connection overwhelms all your senses? A woman puts everything on the line in pursuit of a passionate affair with a man she hardly knows. (100 mins.)
Director: Per Fly
 
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The Idiots (1998)
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The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves. (117 mins.)
 
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Shake It (2001)
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Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen... (98 mins.)
Director: Hella Joof
 
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Prague (2006)
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Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage. (92 mins.)
 
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The Candidate (2008)
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Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder... (90 mins.)
Director: Kasper Barfoed
 
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Nynne (2005)
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The Danish Bridget Jones (94 mins.)
Director: Jonas Elmer
 
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The Celebration (1998)
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At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
 
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The Kingdom (1994 Mini-Series)
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The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science... (286 mins.)
 
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Land of Love (2003)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Ilkka Vanne
 
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Pearls and Pigs (2003)
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When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks... (113 mins.)
Director: Perttu Leppä
 
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Nothing to Lose (2008)
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A man convicted of killing his own father and sister escapes from a criminal hospital to track down his mother and prove his innocence. (88 mins.)
Director: Pieter Kuijpers
 
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Comrade Pedersen (2006)
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A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era dominated by Marxism and Leninism. (123 mins.)
 
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Our Day Will Come (2010)
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The outcast red-haired teenager Rémy is bulled at school and lives with his estranged mother and sister in France... (90 mins.)
Director: Romain Gavras
 
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My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
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A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women. (95 mins.)
Director: Yvan Attal
 
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Mammuth (2010)
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A retiree battles to obtain his rightfully due pension. (92 mins.)
 
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Cuisine américaine (1998)
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an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself... (92 mins.)
 
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White Lies (1998)
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Jeanne is a young weirdo girl who flies to Paris, and is hired by an old lady called Madeleine as an au pair... (106 mins.)
 
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Little Nicholas (2009)
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Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun... (91 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard
 
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Together Is Too Much (2010)
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Newly wed couple, Clementine and Sebastien, are forced to welcome Sebastien's mother into their flat. (96 mins.)
Director: Léa Fazer
 
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The Closet (2001)
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A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work. (84 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
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Protéger & servir (2010)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Eric Lavaine
 
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I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
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Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime. (113 mins.)
 
51.
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
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A director struggles to film a difficult, intimate sex scene between two actors who happen to hate each other. (92 mins.)
 
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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
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After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire. (108 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
 
53.
The Barons (2009)
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Somewhere in modern-day Brussels, Hassan, Aziz and Mounir are three friends who lead a life of pleasant apathy... (111 mins.)
Director: Nabil Ben Yadir
 
54.
OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)
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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business... (101 mins.)
 
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
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During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son. (99 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
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The I Inside (2004)
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An amnesiac discovers himself leaping through time between 2000 and 2002 as his past returns to him. (90 mins.)
 
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The Monitor (2011)
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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped. (96 mins.)
Director: Pål Sletaune
 
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Nokas (2010)
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The movie portrays Norway's most spectacular robbery, where 11 men occupied central Stavanger for twenty minutes and escaped with 57 million kroner (appx $10 million). A police officer was shot and killed. (87 mins.)
 
60.
Trust Me (2010)
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A comical fresco on human misdemeanors and betrayals... A film about our right to not be perfect. (105 mins.)
Director: Johan Kling
 
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Hidden (2009)
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Painful memories arise when Kai Koss goes back to his childhood home after 19 years and inherits his dead mother's house. (95 mins.)
Director: Pål Øie
 
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Upperdog (2009)
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As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival... (100 mins.)
Director: Sara Johnsen
 
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Rottenetter (2009)
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Stavanger is no longer a small fishing town on the West Coast, priding itself on titles like "oil capital" and "culture capital." People are wealthier... (94 mins.)
 
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All for One (2011)
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Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law... (81 mins.)
Director: Rasmus Heide
 
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Play (2011)
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An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys... (118 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
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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.)
 
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Those Who Kill - Shadow of the Past (2011)
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Detective Katrine Ries Jensen and legal psychiatrist Thomas Schaeffer form a special unit at the Copenhagen Police investigating serial killings... (90 mins.)
Director: Birger Larsen
 
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R (2010)
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The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault... (99 mins.)
 
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Headhunter (2009)
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Martin Vinge, (35), former notorious journalist, now successful headhunter with a complicated personal life... (108 mins.)
Director: Rumle Hammerich
 
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The Hunters (1996)
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A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead... (113 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
 
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Flickering Lights (2000)
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Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him... (109 mins.)
 
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Evil (2003)
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Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones... (113 mins.)
 
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Izzat (2005)
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Izzat (honor), the concept of honor in North India and Pakistan (107 mins.)
 
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Uro (2006)
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Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely connected to his own past, and that everything he worked so hard to escape from, is coming back to haunt him. (104 mins.)
 
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Night of the Wolf (2008)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
 
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker. (152 mins.)
 
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
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Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court. (147 mins.)
 
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The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
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As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name. (129 mins.)
 
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Jar City (2006)
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A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad. (93 mins.)
 
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Adam's Apples (2005)
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A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest. (94 mins.)
 
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Everything Will be Fine (2010)
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A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs... (90 mins.)
Director: Christoffer Boe
 
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What No One Knows (2008)
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In this political thriller, a young woman is found drowned on a winter night by the sea. The dead woman's brother... (99 mins.)
 
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Fear Me Not (2008)
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A man signs up for a test trial of a new anti-depressant as a way to change his life. When the trial is called off, he continues taking the medication with violent results. (95 mins.)
 
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Red Road (2006)
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Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him. (113 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
 
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Terribly Happy (2008)
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A thriller about a Copenhagen cop who moves to a small town after having a nervous breakdown. (99 mins.)
 
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Cold Prey (2006)
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Jannicke, Morten Tobias, Eirik, Mikal and Ingunn are on a snowboarding vacation in Jotunheimen. They... (97 mins.)
Director: Roar Uthaug
 
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Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009)
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Policeman Johan Falk returns to Gothenburg and starts service at the successful special service GSI, but the relation between the unit and the criminals introduces him to a world he never thought existed. (118 mins.)
Director: Anders Nilsson
 
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Lights in the Dusk (2006)
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In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman. (78 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
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What Became of Us (2009)
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(116 mins.)
Director: Miika Ullakko
 
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Carancho (2010)
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In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is... (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
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On Probation (2005)
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Mariano Is a psychologist who must fulfill community service after losing a lawsuit by a traffic accident... (112 mins.)
Director: Damián Szifron
 
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Elite Squad (2007)
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1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
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My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
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The true story of João Guilherme Estrella ("Johnny"), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s. (124 mins.)
Director: Mauro Lima
 
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Kajinek (2010)
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Deals with the most famous criminal in Czech Republic, the lawyer who continuously tries to free him; the circle of people on both sides of the law who want to keep him in jail and his infamous escape from prison. (118 mins.)
Director: Petr Jákl
 
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Nobody Else But You (2011)
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A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a small-town woman, an aspiring model who thought she was the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. (102 mins.)
 
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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
 
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The Prey (2011)
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Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was... (102 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
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Borderline (2011)
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An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine. (88 mins.)
 
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Love Crime (2010)
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Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence... (106 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
 
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A Prophet (2009)
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A young Arab man is sent to a French prison. (155 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard