Firenze 2016-17

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1.
Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015)
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Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic. (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
 
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Happiness (1998)
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The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection. (134 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
 
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Moonlight (2016)
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A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (111 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
 
4.
The Ornithologist (2016)
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Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track. (117 mins.)
 
5.
Saint George (2016)
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In 2011 Portugal began the so-called "year of the Troika" (EU, IMF and ECB budget cuts and economic restructuring)... (112 mins.)
Director: Marco Martins
 
6.
Land of Mine (2015)
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In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight. (100 mins.)
 
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Love Actually (2003)
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Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
8.
Caro diario (1993)
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Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters... (100 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
9.
Montanha (2015)
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a visually intense and poetic coming-of-age film portrays the fourteen-years-old David who is forced to become the man of the house while his grandfather lives last days in hospital. (90 mins.)
Director: João Salaviza
 
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Tomorrow (2015 Documentary)
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Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. (118 mins.)
 
12.
The Great Beauty (2013)
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Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. (141 mins.)
 
13.
Cado dalle nubi (2009)
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A southern italian singer moves to Milan to have more chances with his career, bringing with him a little bit of South. (95 mins.)
 
14.
Toni Erdmann (2016)
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A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach. (162 mins.)
Director: Maren Ade
 
15.
Elle (2016)
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A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (130 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
16.
Rams (2015)
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In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep. (93 mins.)
 
17.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
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Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
 
18.
Arrival (2016)
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When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. (116 mins.)
 
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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
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A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. (101 mins.)
Director: Travis Knight
 
20.
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
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A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down. (116 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
 
21.
Garden State (2004)
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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (102 mins.)
Director: Zach Braff
 
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
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Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
23.
The Best of Youth (2003)
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An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s. (366 mins.)
 
24.
Even the Rain (2010)
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As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. (103 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
25.
Captain Fantastic (2016)
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In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. (118 mins.)
Director: Matt Ross
 
26.
Il marchese del Grillo (1981)
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The marquess of Grillo is a good-natured, clever and women-loving man who is always inventing stories and cracking all types of jokes... (135 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
 
27.
Aunt Tula (1964)
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The film is a picture of Tula a woman being single and repressed who believes that she has to help her... (109 mins.)
Director: Miguel Picazo
 
28.
The Pearl (1947)
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Quino is a Mexican diver who discovers a pearl at the bottom of the sea. He and his wife Juana, and... (85 mins.)
 
29.
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. (186 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
30.
Get Out (2017)
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It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Peele
 
31.
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017)
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When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals. (93 mins.)
Director: Macon Blair
 
32.
Mommy (2014)
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A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. (139 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
33.
I Killed My Mother (2009)
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A semi-autobiographical story about Hubert as a young homosexual at odds with his mother. (96 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
34.
Marrakech Express (1989)
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Spanish girl Teresa comes to Milan to meet Ponchia, Marco, Paolino and Cedro who have not seen each other for years: her man... (110 mins.)
 
35.
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)
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After connecting with the shy Madeline, a jazz trumpeter embarks on a quest for a more gregarious paramour, but through a series of twists and turns punctuated by an original score, the two lovers seem destined to be together. (82 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
36.
Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
38.
Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012 Documentary)
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There is one vibratory field that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, Logos, the primordial OM... (122 mins.)
Director: Daniel Schmidt
 
39.
The Century of the Self (2002 Mini-Series)
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A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations. (235 mins.)
 
40.
We Were Here (2011 Documentary)
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A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis. (90 mins.)
 
41.
Starbuck (2011)
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As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Scott
 
42.
The Hateful Eight (2015)
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In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters. (187 mins.)
 
43.
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich. (102 mins.)
 
44.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
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On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
45.
The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
46.
The Cameraman (1928)
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Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
47.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)