2010/2011/2012: Lovedrama

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1.
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.)
 
2.
Margaret (2011)
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A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives. (150 mins.)
 
3.
Being Flynn (2012)
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Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Weitz
 
4.
In Darkness (2011)
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A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. (145 mins.)
 
5.
The Kid with a Bike (2011)
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Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends. (87 mins.)
 
6.
Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
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At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. (94 mins.)
 
7.
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
 
8.
All Good Things (2010)
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Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
 
9.
A Simple Life (2011)
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After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home. (118 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
10.
S#x Acts (2012)
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Inevitable is a realistic paraphrase of a classic teen-movie, a deep dive into the 'Grey zone' of sexual abuse... (100 mins.)
 
11.
Fynbos (2012)
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A real estate developer, on the brink of bankruptcy, travels with his wife to a lavish and remote property... (96 mins.)
 
12.
The Whirl (2012)
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Three childhood friends from Belgrade, Serbia, whose destinies change as they become adults during the wartime 1990s. (110 mins.)
 
13.
The Wild Ones (2012)
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14.
The Cleaner (2012)
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A forensic cleaner will become accountable for an 8-year-old orphan who has been left behind in the middle of an epidemic crisis in Lima. (95 mins.)
Director: Adrián Saba
 
15.
The Girl and Death (2012)
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The Girl and Death tells us the impossible love story of Nicolai and the courtesan Elise. A love obstructed by materialism, wealth and death threat. (127 mins.)
Director: Jos Stelling
 
16.
Fill the Void (2012)
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A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower. (90 mins.)
Director: Rama Burshtein
 
17.
Cold Bloom (2012)
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A young woman Shiori faces an accidental death of her beloved husband at a local industrial town, recovering from the 3.11 Tsunami disaster... (120 mins.)
 
18.
Feed Me with Your Words (2012)
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The disappearance of the younger son, forces a family to look into the past and confront the reasons of why the present has become as it is. (88 mins.)
Director: Martin Turk
 
19.
The Girl (2012)
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A young Texan mother who loses her child to foster care begins smuggling Mexicans across the border. (95 mins.)
Director: David Riker
 
20.
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
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The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. (98 mins.)
Director: Terence Davies
 
21.
The Loneliest Planet (2011)
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An engaged couple's backpacking trip in the Caucasus Mountains is derailed by a single misstep that threatens to undo everything the pair believed about each other and about themselves. (113 mins.)
Director: Julia Loktev
 
22.
Deadfall (2012)
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A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration. (95 mins.)
 
23.
Beyond the Hills (2012)
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The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany. (150 mins.)
Director: Cristian Mungiu
 
24.
I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
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A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids. (89 mins.)
Director: Doug McGrath
 
25.
Something Borrowed (2011)
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Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé. (112 mins.)
Director: Luke Greenfield
 
26.
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
 
27.
Norwegian Wood (2010)
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Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori. (133 mins.)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
28.
Women Without Men (2009)
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Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship. (95 mins.)
 
29.
West Is West (2010)
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An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country. (103 mins.)
Director: Andy De Emmony
 
30.
Mammuth (2010)
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A retiree battles to obtain his rightfully due pension. (92 mins.)
 
31.
Trust (2010)
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A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator. (106 mins.)
Director: David Schwimmer
 
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The Ward (2010)
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An institutionalized young woman becomes terrorized by a ghost. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
33.
Cougars Inc. (2011)
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Sam has been expelled from every school and now he must find a creative way to pay for school, which he finds in an escort business entitled Cougars, Inc., leading to lessons he never expected to get. (79 mins.)
Director: K. Asher Levin
 
34.
3 (2010)
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A Berlin-set drama centered on a 40-something couple who, separately, fall in love with the same man. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
35.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
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The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. (106 mins.)
Director: George Nolfi
 
36.
Honey (2010)
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The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest. (103 mins.)
 
37.
Cherry. (2010)
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When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angelino, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules... (98 mins.)
Director: Quinn Saunders
 
38.
Earthling (2010)
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After a mysterious atmospheric event, a small group of people wake up to realize that their entire lives have been a lie... (111 mins.)
Director: Clay Liford
 
39.
Love (2011)
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After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station... (84 mins.)
Director: William Eubank
 
40.
The Art of Getting By (2011)
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George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit. (83 mins.)
Director: Gavin Wiesen
 
41.
The Green (2011)
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Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline... (91 mins.)
 
42.
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011)
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A group of 30-year-olds who have been friends since high school attempt to throw an end-of-summer orgy. (95 mins.)
 
43.
Godkiller: Walk Among Us (2010)
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About a 16-year-old boy's odyssey through a post-nuke wasteland as he searches for a new heart to save his dying sister. (73 mins.)
Director: Matt Pizzolo
 
44.
Unter dir die Stadt (2010)
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Steve recently moved to Frankfurt for work. His wife is a stranger in the new city, bored and vulnerable. She meets her husband's boss who is going through some big events in his life as well. They start to have an affair. (105 mins.)