Let the Sun Shine In
Country: Hong Kong
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director: Lik-Chi Lee
"Lucky" Coffee Shop is well known for its egg tarts and tea. Waiter Sui, named as Prince Egg Tart, attracts lots of girls but only loves Candy. He and his friends, Nam, and Fok, all have love problems. At the same time, the coffee shop may collapse since the landlord is increasing the rent tremendously.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family, Romance
Director: Lewis Milestone, Ted Wilde, Harold Lloyd, J.A. Howe
The most important family in Hickoryville is (naturally enough) the Hickorys, with sheriff Jim and his tough manly sons Leo and Olin. The timid youngest son, Harold, doesn't have the muscles to match up to them, so he has to use his wits to win the respect of his strong father and also the love of beautiful Mary.
Country: Germany, France, Poland, USA, UK
Genre: Horror, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director: Claire Denis
A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music, Romance
Director: Katrina Holden Bronson
The Knoxville, Tennessee-set film, written by Bronson, is a dark comedy about a father (Knoxville) struggling to keep his once lucrative Tennessee golfing empire intact when his estranged 14-year-old daughter (a gifted musician) is unexpectedly left in his care.
Country: Belgium, France, Iran, Italy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
James Miller has just written a book on the value of a copy versus the original work of art. At a book reading, a woman gives him her address, and the next day they meet and take a country-side drive to a local Italian village. Here, they discuss various works of art found in the town, and also the nature of their relationship - which gets both more revealed and concealed as the day progresses.
Country: Austria, Germany, France, Romania
Director: Michael Haneke
Jean, a farm lad, wants to escape his silent father; he runs to Paris to his older brother, Georges, who's away covering the war in Kosovo. Angry, he throws a bag of half-eaten pastry into a beggar's lap. Amadou, a young Franco-African, berates him. The police arrive, arrest Amadou and deport the beggar. Georges's girlfriend Anne is upset; it colors her relationship with Georges when he returns from the war. Separate lives intersect for the one moment, around the pastry bag, and all are altered. We follow each as repercussions of the incident play out. Deaf children bookend the film pantomiming words, feelings, and situations: what they are expressing?
Director: Valérie Müller, Angelin Preljocaj
A young girl studies classical ballet. As a young woman she turns to modern dance and choreography.
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Director: Malgorzata Szumowska
On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students.
Country: Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, USA, UK
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Director: Rupert Sanders
In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Music
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director: Peter Hedges
A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.