The Motorcycle Diaries
Director: Daniel Monzón
Two white collar thieves compete fiercely against the other trying to steal to an old baker the millions he won on the lotto.
Country: Hong Kong
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Biography, History
Director: Hark Tsui
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China. When Aunt Yee arrives back from America totally westernised, Wong Fei-Hung assumes the role of her protector. This proves to be difficult when his martial arts school and local militia become involved in fierce battles with foreign and local government. As violence escalates even Aunt Yee has to question her new western ideals, but is it possible to fight guns with Kung Fu?
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Biography, Crime, Western
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
The story of Wyatt Earp as he interacts and battles other famous figures of the Wild West era.
Country: Czech Republic, France
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Biography, History, War
Director: Luc Besson
In 1412, a young girl called Jeanne is born in Domrémy, France. The times are hard: The Hunderd Years war with England has been going on since 1337, English knights and soldiers roam the country. Jeanne develops into a very religious young woman, she confesses several times a day. At the age of 13, she has her first vision and finds a sword. When coming home with it, she finds the English leveling her home town. Years after that, in 1428, she knows her mission is to be ridding France of the English and so sets out to meet Charles, the Dauphin. In his desperate military situation, he welcomes all help and gives the maiden a chance to prove her divine mission. After the successful liberation of Orléans and Reims, the Dauphin can be crowned traditionally in the cathedral of Reims - and does not need her anymore, since his wishes are satisfied. Jeanne d'Arc gets set up in his trap and is imprisoned by the Burgundians. In a trial against her under English law, she can't be forced to tell about her divine visions she has had continuously since childhood. Being condemned of witchcraft and being considered as relapsed heretic, she is sentenced to death. Jeanne d'Arc is burnt alive in the marketplace of Rouen on May 30th, 1431, at only 19 years of age.
Country: Brazil, France
Genre: Biography, Documentary
Director: Walter Salles
Documentary of the life & filmmaking of Jia Zhang-Ke from the Brazilian Walter Salles. Reflections on transformation of Chinese society, towns, family, the cultural revolution and ...
Country: France, Mexico
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Jonás Cuarón
What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer.
Country: Bolivia, Germany, France, Mexico, USA
Director: Werner Herzog
Salt and Fire is about a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delegation is deliberately stranded with two blind boys in an area of gigantic salt flats. Shot in Bolivia, the film stars Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres and Gael García Bernal and was written and directed by Werner Herzog.
Director: Sara Colangelo
A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a child prodigy.
Country: Switzerland, Germany, France, Liechtenstein, USA
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director: Richard LaGravenese, Olivier Assayas, Gérard Depardieu, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Wes Craven, Gus Van Sant, Gurinder Chadha, Alexander Payne, Tom Tykwer, Vincenzo Natali, Walter Salles, Alfonso Cuarón, Isabel Coixet, Sylvain Chomet, Christopher Doyle, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Bruno Podalydès, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Director: Adrian Molina, Lee Unkrich
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Country: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, USA, UK
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Director: Walter Salles
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.