2013

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1.
Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
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Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and reunites the children involved -- now adults living mostly in Australia -- with their parents in Britain. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Loach
 
2.
Stardust (2007)
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In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. (127 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
3.
The Gene Generation (2007)
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Michelle, an assassin to a new breed of killers (DNA Hackers), finds she has greater obstacles in her life... Family. (96 mins.)
Director: Pearry Teo
 
4.
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
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Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg. (106 mins.)
Director: John Gatins
 
5.
The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer (2009)
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The amazing story of Daniel, a dolphin who abandons the safety of his pod to explore the ocean and discover the true purpose of his life. (86 mins.)
Director: Eduardo Schuldt
 
6.
Hope Springs (2012)
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After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. (100 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
 
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The Painted Veil (2006)
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A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife. (125 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
8.
Speechless (1994)
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Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they are working for candidates on opposite sides. (99 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
9.
Aurora Borealis (2005)
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A troubled young man struggling to right himself after the premature death of his father. (110 mins.)
Director: James Burke
 
10.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home. (93 mins.)
 
11.
The Snow Walker (2003)
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A pilot and his passenger struggle for survival after crashing in the Arctic tundra. (103 mins.)
 
12.
Sleep Dealer (2008)
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The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates. (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Rivera
 
13.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
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A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible. (107 mins.)
 
14.
Gravity (2013)
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A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
15.
John Carter (2012)
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Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior. (132 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
 
16.
Café (2011)
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When tragedy strikes the community surrounding a cafe in West Philadelphia, the cafe's regulars come to realize how intertwined their lives truly are. (95 mins.)
Director: Marc Erlbaum
 
17.
The River Why (2010)
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A young man abandons his family for a solitary life of fly-fishing. His goal was to find his own way in the fishing world and thereby find himself and love. (101 mins.)
 
18.
Pieces of April (2003)
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A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner. (80 mins.)
Director: Peter Hedges
 
19.
Solaris (2002)
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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet. (99 mins.)
 
20.
Good Boy! (2003)
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An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet. (87 mins.)
Director: John Hoffman
 
21.
Robot & Frank (2012)
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Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake Schreier