Europe on Screen 2010

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1.
With Friends Like These (2007)
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The lives of a group of friends get disturbed when one of them comes back after having been away for some years. (100 mins.)
 
2.
The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)
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The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, Bai Dan, embarks on a journey in search of his real self. (105 mins.)
 
3.
Mammuth (2010)
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A retiree battles to obtain his rightfully due pension. (92 mins.)
 
4.
Soul Kitchen (2009)
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In Hamburg, German-Greek chef Zinos unknowingly disturbs the peace in his locals-only restaurant by hiring a more talented chef. (99 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
5.
The Secret of Kells (2009)
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A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. (75 mins.)
 
6.
Vacation (2007)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Thomas Arslan
 
7.
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
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A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War. (133 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
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Jalla! Jalla! (2000)
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Roro, a foreign worker in Swedish parks, loves his girlfriend but is about to marry another girl to prevent her from being sent back to Lebanon... (88 mins.)
Director: Josef Fares
 
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Mataharis (2007)
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Private detective Inés infiltrates the employees at a multinational corporation. Thanks to the collaboration of Manuel... (100 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
10.
The Storm (2009)
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During the devastating North Sea flood of 1953, a young woman and a naval officer search for her lost infant son. (96 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
 
11.
Puskás Hungary (2009 Documentary)
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This is a spectacular, exciting and emotional portrayal of Ferenc Puskas, the kid from Kispest who became the brightest star in the footballing galaxy. (116 mins.)
Director: Tamás Almási
 
12.
Pains of Autumn (2009)
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"When a nationalistic wealthy landowner's idealist son falls for a non-muslim prostitute, he finds himself in a conflict between his feelings and politics under the shadow of the " Events of September 6th-7th in 1955. (112 mins.)
 
13.
Cosmonaut (2009)
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Late '50s to early '60s, when the space war between the Soviet and US was fiercely going on, a fifteen-year-old member of the communist party... (85 mins.)
 
14.
Cooking History (2009 Documentary)
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Interviews with military cooks from various European armies. (88 mins.)
Director: Péter Kerekes
 
15.
The Last Homecoming (2008)
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Alexandra and Orestes, a handsome young couple, arrive from Athens, to spend the summer holidays with Orestes' family at a beautiful picture-perfect seaside town on Cyprus. (85 mins.)
 
16.
Honey and Wine (2006)
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Eleni leaves alone, haunted by memories of the past. Her life is a routine until she witnesses a quarrel... (76 mins.)
 
17.
God Forbid a Worse Thing Should Happen (2002)
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The adventures of a small town Croatian family during the 1960s. The decade will left eternal marks on all of their members, but the most of the story focuses on the youngest one, a boy Frula who discovers the love and fashion of the time. (107 mins.)
 
18.
Protektor (2009)
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A Czech journalist joins a Prague radio station that broadcasts Nazi propaganda in order to protect his Jewish wife... (98 mins.)
Director: Marek Najbrt
 
19.
Playing Solo (2007)
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Emma and Joel find each other to be the perfect match, after each is dumped by their partners on the same day... (96 mins.)
Director: Lauri Nurkse
 
20.
Prinzessinnenbad (2007 Documentary)
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(92 mins.)
 
21.
Brides (2004)
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Set in 1922, is the story of a mail order bride, one of 700, aboard the SS KING ALEXANDER, who falls in love with an American photographer. She is bound for her new husband, in New York; he is on his way home to a failed marriage. (128 mins.)
 
22.
Poligamy (2009)
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András, the struggling screenwriter one day wakes up to find his girlfriend replaced by a different girl, who acts like nothing happened. (85 mins.)
Director: Dénes Orosz
 
23.
Réfractaire (2009)
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May 1944. A young man just out of college returns to his hometown in Luxembourg. Refusing to fight on the German side, he chooses a clandestine life and joins other deserters in an abandoned mine. (97 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Steil
 
24.
The Player (2009 Documentary)
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(85 mins.)
Director: John Appel
 
25.
The Magic Tree (2009)
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Strange things happen around objects made from the wood of a magic tree. (83 mins.)
 
26.
Splinters (2008)
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A few days in the lives of three young Silesians. Marta is planning a wedding, Robert can't wait for the football match of his favourite team, Bartosz is finishing university studies. Each of them will need to rethink their future. (106 mins.)
 
27.
The Mystery of Sintra (2007)
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A critique of the romantic Portuguese society of the nineteenth century. (98 mins.)
 
28.
Ainda Há Pastores? (2006 Documentary)
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(72 mins.)
Director: Jorge Pelicano
 
29.
Lent (2003)
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(95 mins.)
 
30.
Schimb valutar (2008)
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How far can one person go to try and reclaim what they have lost? In a country town, Emil (Cosmin Selesi)... (98 mins.)
 
31.
Soul at Peace (2009)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Vladimír Balko
 
32.
Siete mesas de billar francés (2007)
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Angela and her young son Guille travel to the big city to see Leo, her father and the boy's grandfather... (116 mins.)
 
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Will You Marry Us? (2009)
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Rahel Hubli is employed as a civil registrar. She hasn't believed in the so-called "love of her life" in ages... (90 mins.)
Director: Micha Lewinsky
 
35.
Bödälä - Dance the Rhythm (2010 Documentary)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Gitta Gsell
 
36.
Bornova Bornova (2009)
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A story from Bornova, a neighborhood in Izmir. Two good friends Salih and Hakan spend their days in front of a grocery store waiting for a chance to do something with their lives. (92 mins.)
Director: Inan Temelkuran
 
37.
Love in Another Language (2009)
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Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven... (98 mins.)
Director: Ilksen Basarir