Indie Movies

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1.
Something Real and Good (2013)
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A young man and woman meet by chance in an airport while waiting for a delayed flight. When the plane is rerouted... (82 mins.)
Director: Luke Rivett
 
2.
Nobody Walks (2012)
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A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film. (83 mins.)
Director: Ry Russo-Young
 
3.
For Ellen (2012)
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A struggling musician takes an overnight long-distance drive in order to fight his estranged wife for custody of their young daughter. (94 mins.)
Director: SoYong Kim
 
4.
Detachment (2011)
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A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
 
5.
Adam (2009)
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Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth. (99 mins.)
Director: Max Mayer
 
6.
Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
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Circumstances force a young divorcée to move back in with her parents in suburban Connecticut, where an affair with a younger guy rejuvenates her passion for life (95 mins.)
Director: Todd Louiso
 
7.
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
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Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
 
8.
Paper Man (2009)
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A washed-up writer forms an unlikely friendship with a teenager from Long Island. (110 mins.)
 
9.
Away We Go (2009)
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A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time. (98 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
 
10.
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. (90 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
 
11.
Before Sunset (2004)
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Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour. (80 mins.)
 
12.
Submarine (2010)
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15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
 
13.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
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A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
 
14.
Norman (2010)
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A troubled high-school kid pretending to be dying of cancer confronts problems with his new girlfriend and terminally ill father as he struggles with his daily existence. (99 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Segal
 
15.
Struck by Lightning (2012)
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A high schooler recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine. (90 mins.)
Director: Brian Dannelly
 
16.
I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
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Based in San Diego's indie music and art scene, exploring what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy. (90 mins.)
 
17.
Falling Overnight (2011)
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On the day before his scheduled surgery to remove a brain tumor, Elliot meets Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites him to her art show. An intimate night threatens to be overwritten when Elliot shares his news the next morning. (86 mins.)
Director: Conrad Jackson
 
18.
Little Birds (2011)
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Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles. (94 mins.)
Director: Elgin James
 
19.
Starlet (2012)
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An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale. (103 mins.)
Director: Sean Baker
 
20.
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)
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A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it. (95 mins.)
Director: Roberto Faenza
 
21.
Upstream Color (2013)
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A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
 
22.
Picture Day (2012)
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A rebellious teenager forced to repeat her last year of high school is caught between adolescence and adulthood - and between two very different male admirers. (93 mins.)
 
23.
Side Effects (2013)
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A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. (106 mins.)
 
24.
Terri (2011)
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The story of a large fifteen-year-old boy in a small town as he struggles to adjust to his difficult life. (105 mins.)
Director: Azazel Jacobs
 
25.
Ginger & Rosa (2012)
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A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
 
26.
Beginners (2010)
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A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover. (105 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
27.
Hick (2011)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. (99 mins.)
Director: Derick Martini
 
28.
The Exploding Girl (2009)
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On a summer break from college, a young epileptic woman struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season. (79 mins.)
 
29.
Ashley (2013)
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A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself... (93 mins.)
 
30.
Disconnect (2012)
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A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
 
31.
Following (1998)
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A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing. (69 mins.)
 
32.
Breathe In (2013)
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When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever. (98 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
 
33.
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
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A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires. (101 mins.)
Director: Julia Leigh
 
34.
Last Love (2013)
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He's a widower in Paris who speaks no French; she's a dance instructor less than half his age. Can they become a family, or will his estranged adult children halt the friendship? (111 mins.)
 
35.
Blackbird (2012)
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An alienated teenager's posturing online threat ignites a firestorm of fear in a small community. (103 mins.)
Director: Jason Buxton
 
36.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
 
37.
The Human Race (2013)
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In THE HUMAN RACE a group of 80 people are ripped out of their daily lives and all re-appear in an undisclosed location... (87 mins.)
Director: Paul Hough
 
38.
The Village (2004)
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A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village. (108 mins.)
 
39.
Short Term 12 (2013)
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A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. (96 mins.)
 
40.
God Don't Make the Laws (2011)
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(Also known as Frozen in time) The small town of Rockwell is mysteriously frozen in time after a bus accident, that is, until a boy with a sordid past comes to town and then the hands of time move forward. (100 mins.)
Director: David Sabbath
 
41.
Forev (2013)
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Sophie and Pete get engaged on their first date, which is a 6-hour drive through the desert. And then nothing goes wrong... nothing at all. (88 mins.)
 
42.
Another Earth (2011)
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On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. (92 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
 
43.
Frequencies (2013)
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In an alternate reality, children learn how lucky they will be (their "frequency"), knowledge which shapes their destiny... (105 mins.)
 
44.
It Felt Like Love (2013)
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Lila wants to emulate the sexual exploits of her more experienced best friend. She fixates on a tough older guy who will "sleep with anyone" and tries to insert herself into his world, putting herself in a dangerously vulnerable situation. (82 mins.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
 
45.
Forgetting the Girl (2012)
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Haunted by a traumatic history, photographer Kevin Wolfe (Christopher Denham) struggles to systematically forget all his bad memories... (85 mins.)
Director: Nate Taylor
 
46.
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
 
47.
Rampage: Capital Punishment (2014)
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A man takes over a TV station and holds a number of hostages as a political platform to awaken humanity, instead of money. (93 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
48.
Honeymoon (2014)
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A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night. (87 mins.)
Director: Leigh Janiak
 
49.
Picture Day (2012)
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A rebellious teenager forced to repeat her last year of high school is caught between adolescence and adulthood - and between two very different male admirers. (93 mins.)
 
50.
All the Wilderness (2014)
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A restless teenager explores the wilderness of his city while struggling with the absence of his father. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Johnson
 
51.
The Bird Men (2013)
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A mild mannered birder seeks revenge on a younger rival, after losing the highly coveted Head of Ornithology position at the National Park. (85 mins.)
Director: Ted Bezaire