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This month on VOD: A vampire romance from this year's SXSW lineup that marks the directorial debut of one of John Cassevetes' daughters, three standouts from last year's SXSW film festival that finally make their way onto VOD a full year after debuting in Austin, a documentary for all you "Shining" fans out there, and much more. "Beyond the Hills" (March 14) A foreign language film knockout, Cristian Mungiu's "Beyond The Hills" debuted at last year's Cannes Film Festival and won a joint prize for actresses Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan (beating out eventual Oscar nominee Emmanuelle Riva, no less). Inspired by Tatiana Niculescu Bran's novels, the film stars Flutur and Stratan as two young women at an Orthodox convent in Romania. Said Eric Kohn in his Cannes review: "Individual moments testify to the qualities that make contemporary Romanian cinema so incredibly involving -- the use of a slow-burn, »


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