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Exhibition (2013)
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An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home. (104 mins.)
Director: Joanna Hogg
 
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Gare du Nord (2013)
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Every day, Ismael (Reda Kateb) is dazzled, fascinated and exhausted by his favourite place: the Gare du Nord in Paris. (119 mins.)
Director: Claire Simon
 
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Annelie (2013)
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Seen as hopeless cases, they live in a run-down boarding house by the name of Annelie. A true story about a real place, where in 2012 the unthinkable happens: the reality comes to an end. (111 mins.)
Director: Antej Farac
 
4.
We're the Millers (2013)
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A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico. (110 mins.)
 
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Night of the Bear (2012 Documentary)
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In a city of disconcerting nature, homeless animals are looking for shelter for the night. They take refuge in the Bear's house... (22 mins.)
 
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La clé de la chambre à lessive (2013 Documentary)
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The key to the communal laundry room in the block of flats on the Rue de Genève 85 in Lausanne serves... (72 mins.)
 
7.
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.)
 
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Under the Volcano (1984)
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The last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a lonely, depressed English consul who retreats to alcohol for solace. (112 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
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Longwave (2013)
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April 1974. The Federal Councellor, annoyed by the anti-establishment tone of The French speaking Swiss radio channel... (85 mins.)
Director: Lionel Baier
 
10.
Zaza (1938)
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A sexy singer in a French music hall falls in love with a handsome, but married, aristocrat. (83 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
11.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
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Tableau noir (2013 Documentary)
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Tableau noir chronicles life at a one-room school in the Swiss mountains during an academic year, giving... (117 mins.)
Director: Yves Yersin
 
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Tonnerre (2013)
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Maxime returns to live with his father in a small town in Burgundy (Tonnerre). He meets the young and... (102 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Brac
 
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Gabrielle (2013)
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When his publishers tell him he owes them one last book, Edward Sheehan (Michael Madsen) has little... (83 mins.)
Director: Michael Conroy
 
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Two-Faced Woman (1941)
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After a ski instructor catches her husband flirting with an old flame, she decides to pose as her (fictitious) twin sister in an attempt to keep him faithful. (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
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Mais im Bundeshuus: le génie helvétique (2003 Documentary)
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"Mais im Bundeshuus - le génie helvétique" ("Corn in Parliament") is a vertiginous journey down the... (90 mins.)
 
17.
Mary Queen of Scots (2013)
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A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. (119 mins.)
Director: Thomas Imbach
 
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Gloria (2013)
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A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval officer whom she meets out in the clubs. (110 mins.)
 
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Camille (1936)
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A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail. (109 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
20.
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012 Documentary)
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Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments... (77 mins.)
Director: Sophie Huber
 
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You Can't Do Everything at Once, But You Can Leave Everything at Once (2013 Short Film)
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It all began on a couch. He watched her undress and they made love for the first time. (15 mins.)
 
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Wherever Comes the Pain From (2013 Short Film)
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Romy ditched her mother Monique two years ago, disappearing without a trace. Monique is an old-school prostitute who no longer turns on her customers. Her daughter is all she has left. Their reunion is a collision, a last stand. (37 mins.)
Director: Khalil Cherti
 
23.
Endorphin (2013 Short Film)
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Endorphin is about a man who lost his family in a bus accident and he lock up himself in home. After more than a month he decides to go out and leave the house and come to life again. But he cannot help himself laughing. (17 mins.)
Director: Reza Gamini
 
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The Walk (2013 Short Film)
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An old solitary woman feels the urge to go outside and feel again. (15 mins.)
Director: Mihaela Popescu
 
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Here Come the Problems (2013 Short Film)
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One night, a strange clone of Hitler comes to Fendika - a grassroots tavern in Addis Ababa... (11 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
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Her Cardboard Lover (1942)
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A wealthy woman, trying to discourage a former boyfriend from pursuing her, hires a young songwriter... (93 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
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The Corn Is Green (1979 TV Movie)
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A strong-willed teacher, determined to educate the poor and illiterate youth of an impoverished Welsh village, discovers one student whom she believes to have the seeds of genius in him. (93 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
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Fox Bay (2009 Short Film)
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(12 mins.)
Director: Grégoire Colin
 
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After the Night (2013)
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Straight out of jail, Sombra returns to his life as a drug dealer in the creole slum of Lisbon. In between the money he has lent and can't get back... (99 mins.)
Director: Basil da Cunha
 
31.
Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the moviestar's last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency... (90 mins.)
Director: Patty Ivins
 
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About Time (2013)
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At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
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The Physician (2013)
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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians. (150 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl