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1.
Love and Rage (2009)
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Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of loosing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel. (94 mins.)
Director: Morten Giese
“ Signle White Dejan Cukic - A really recommendable story of falling in love. And falling hard. ” - sarjdk
 
2.
A Hijacking (2012)
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The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. (103 mins.)
Director: Tobias Lindholm
 
3.
Invitation to the Dance (1956)
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This is a movie where three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part... (93 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
4.
Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar (2011 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Osca Humphreys
 
5.
Blood Diamond (2006)
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A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. (143 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
6.
The French Connection (1971)
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A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (104 mins.)
 
7.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
8.
Macbeth (1971)
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches. (140 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
9.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
 
10.
The Debt (2007)
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The year is 1965. Rachel Brener is one of 3 young Mossad agents team who caught "The Surgeon of Birkenau"... (100 mins.)
Director: Assaf Bernstein
 
11.
Tilløkke Herbert! (1974 TV Movie)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Ole Roos
 
12.
Her er dit liv (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Otto Brandenburg (1984)
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Gregers Dirckinck-Holmfeld kidnaps the actor/singer Otto Brandenburg.
 
13.
Survivre avec les loups (2007)
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In 1942, the young Jewish girl Misha, her Russian mother Gerusha and her German father Reuven hide from the Germans in a small house in Ardennes... (118 mins.)
Director: Véra Belmont
 
14.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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A young girl separated from her lover by war faces a life altering decision. (91 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
 
15.
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
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An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves (89 mins.)
Director: Tony McNamara
 
16.
Camus (2010 TV Movie)
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Director: Laurent Jaoui
 
17.
San Francisco (1936)
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. (115 mins.)
 
18.
The Crime of Father Amaro (2002)
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Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town. (118 mins.)
Director: Carlos Carrera
 
19.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse. (96 mins.)
 
20.
Divine Intervention (2002)
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Separated by a checkpoint, Palestinian lovers from Jerusalem and Ramallah arrange clandestine meetings. (92 mins.)
Director: Elia Suleiman
 
21.
Princesas (2005)
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Friendship and love in the world of prostitution in Spain. (113 mins.)
 
22.
Hands on a Hard Body: The Documentary (1997 Documentary)
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Twenty-four contestants compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest in order to win a brand new Nissan Hardbody truck... (98 mins.)
Director: S.R. Bindler
 
23.
Au siècle de Maupassant: Contes et nouvelles du XIXème siècle (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Crainquebille (2010)
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Lumumba (2000)
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The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo... (115 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
27.
The Limits of Control (2009)
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The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job. (116 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
28.
Baïnes (2008 Short Film)
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(23 mins.)
 
29.
Mafiosa (2006 TV Series)
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After the cold blood murder of Francois Paoli,a notorious Corsican mobster, Sandra Paoli, his niece, takes over the reign of violence, money, drug and sex in a world of it's own : Corsica. (416 mins.)
 
30.
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
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Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined. (112 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
 
31.
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
 
32.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
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A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
 
33.
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.)
 
34.
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
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The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206. (126 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
35.
Julia's Disappearance (2009)
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A comedy about aging, youth and other eternal truths. Of all days, precisely on her fiftieth birthday... (87 mins.)
 
36.
Hitler in Hollywood (2010)
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A bio-doc about Micheline Presle changes into a thrilling investigation of the long hidden truth about European cinema... (85 mins.)
 
37.
Det sorte får (2011 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
 
38.
Brass Target (1978)
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General Patton tries to transfer the German gold stock to Frankfurt. But someone foils his plan. The military police begin to find the guilty... (111 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
39.
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
40.
Mahler (1974)
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Both trifles and structure are tossed out the door by director Ken Russell in this film. Here, historical content matters not so much as metaphors... (115 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
41.
Period of Adjustment (1962)
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On December 23rd, Korean War veteran George Haverstick and nurse Isabel Crane - who George lovingly refers to as "Little Bit"... (112 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
42.
Zoolander (2001)
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At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
43.
Only God Forgives (2013)
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Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
 
44.
Big (1988)
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When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. (104 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
45.
Mary and Max (2009)
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
 
46.
50/50 (2011)
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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
 
47.
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. (126 mins.)
 
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Julegrisen (2010 Short Film)
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On a cold December night a piglet arrives to a flat, where the family locks it up and fattens it up. But on Christmas Eve the pig escapes, and with the hungry family on its heels the fight to stay alive and avoid the oven begins. (8 mins.)
 
50.
Hamlet 2 (2008)
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In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. (92 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
 
51.
Ønskebørn (2009 Documentary)
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Fusing documentary and fiction, OUT OF LOVE, depicts the lives of children trying to survive the aftermath... (29 mins.)
 
52.
Fantastic Planet (1973)
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This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. (72 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
53.
No Man's Land (2000)
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(90 mins.)
 
54.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
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Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (112 mins.)
Director: Jason Moore
 
55.
MollyCam (2008)
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(87 mins.)
 
56.
Hollywierd (1999 Documentary)
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Documents the making of BLOOD DOLLS, interviewing members of the cast and crew.
 
57.
Vølvens spådom (1996 Short Film)
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58.
The History of the Wonderful World (1993)
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The animated history of the world in 52 minutes. (52 mins.)
 
59.
Indien (1999 Short Film)
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(28 mins.)
 
60.
Run of the Mill (1999 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Börge Ring
 
61.
LFO (2013)
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LFO is a dark comedy/drama/Sci-Fi about a man who realizes that he can hypnotize with sound. He starts experimenting on his neighbors, where the abuse of power takes over and, eventually, severe consequences for mankind are at stake. (94 mins.)
Director: Antonio Tublen
 
62.
Havanna (2005 Short Film)
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Havanna is a bizarre romantic/comedy/drama about Henrik who is send on the Internet, by his best friend... (25 mins.)
 
63.
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.)
 
64.
Klown (2010)
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In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip. (93 mins.)
 
65.
On Thin Ice (2013 Short Film)
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11 year old Magnus lives what seems to be a good and safe life in a common danish family. He is popular in school and at his hockey team... (45 mins.)
 
66.
Electrick Children (2012)
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Rachel, a teenager born and raised in her Mormon community, believes that she has been inpregnated by listening to music and must get to Vegas to find the "father" of her miracle baby. (96 mins.)
Director: Rebecca Thomas
 
67.
Barvalo (2012 Short Film)
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A gypsy drama created through three months of improvisations with local Roma's in North Zealand, Denmark... (26 mins.)
 
68.
Klumpfisken (2014)
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Kesse is a third generation fisherman living in the small and windblown town of Hirtshals, in Northern Jutland... (100 mins.)
Director: Søren Balle
 
69.
Tomat-princippet (2009 Short Film)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Søren Balle
 
70.
Northwest (2013)
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18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal... (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Noer
 
71.
Det grå guld (2013)
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Discarded by society, let down by their bank and evicted from their homes, three senior citizens plan a nice little bank robbery to set things right...
Director: Shaky González
 
72.
Selling Murder: The Killing Films of the Third Reich (1991 Documentary)
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Director: Joanna Mack
 
73.
Magi i luften (2011)
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Anything can happen and will happen in this romantic musical where four teenagers risk their feelings and dreams in the space of a single... (90 mins.)
Director: Simon Staho
 
74.
Warriors of Love (2009)
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Ida and Karin are a lesbian couple whose relationship is threatened by a long-buried secret: Ida's father sexually abused her as a child... (92 mins.)
Director: Simon Staho
 
75.
Himlens hjärta (2008)
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Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party. (95 mins.)
Director: Simon Staho
 
76.
Daisy Diamond (2007)
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A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream... (94 mins.)
Director: Simon Staho
 
77.
Lapland Odyssey (2010)
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A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare... (92 mins.)
Director: Dome Karukoski
 
78.
Julie (2011)
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Julie, a young passionate tennis star, falls in love with her trainer. She longs for love and affirmation... (80 mins.)
Director: Linda Wendel
 
79.
Baby (2003)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Linda Wendel
 
80.
Han, hun og Strindberg (2006)
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(79 mins.)
Director: Linda Wendel
 
81.
One Shot (2008)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Linda Wendel
 
82.
Mesteren (2000 Short Film)
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A bartender, a customer, a bottle and a woman... (17 mins.)
Director: Martin Andersen
 
83.
Broken Arrow (1950)
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Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches. (93 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
84.
Den russiske sangerinde (1993)
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Two women are found dead in one Moscow apartment. Since one of them was a secretary in the Danish embassy... (119 mins.)
Director: Morten Arnfred
 
85.
We Are the Best! (2013)
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Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. (102 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
86.
She Monkeys (2011)
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Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature. (83 mins.)
Director: Lisa Aschan
 
87.
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
 
88.
Nach den Jahren (2010 Short Film)
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A divorced couple and their adult daughters meet at their lake cabin to clean it out and remove their possessions before it's sold. (22 mins.)
Director: Josephine Links
 
89.
Someone You Love (2014)
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World famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob is based in Los Angeles. He is a very successful man who has burned a lot of bridges... (95 mins.)
 
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Fieldsarkivet (2011 Mini-Series)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Jesper Ravn
 
91.
Hjerter på Spil (2011 Short Film)
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Tove is an older lady who don't wan to move form her house and beloved garden. She have troubles with taking care... (16 mins.)
 
92.
Breaking the Waves (1996)
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Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another. (159 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
93.
Birth (2004)
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A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
94.
Sexy Beast (2000)
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Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
95.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
96.
Baba (2010 Documentary)
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(29 mins.)
Director: Anna Eborn
 
97.
Pine Ridge (2013 Documentary)
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19 year old Bert sits in the shade of a tree in Yo Park. Cassandra Warrior feeds her daughter Diamond Rose... (76 mins.)
Director: Anna Eborn
 
98.
The Good Heart (2009)
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A cantankerous but ailing bartender takes a kindly young homeless man in under his wing. (99 mins.)
Director: Dagur Kári
 
99.
Spider-Man (2003 TV Series)
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A young man with spider like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life. (21 mins.)
 
100.
Night (2013)
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(85 mins.)