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“Wonderfully beguiling.” —IndieWire

An unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction, and a chance encounter with the past. Inspired by life’s tiny miracles, and bound together by memory, regret, deception, and fate, acclaimed director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi returns with an enchanting triptych that spins mundane encounters into a world of infinite possibilities and ever-deepening mysteries of the all-too-human heart.

“A wild ride.” —The Hollywood Reporter

Dominic, a young man with a fetish for himself, uncovers the hidden truth about his fractured family. His lesbian mother did not die in childbirth and he has a twin brother, Daniel, who has been raised a remote monastery and held captive by a depraved priest. Reunited with his long-estranged brood, Dominic becomes embroiled in a blasphemous web of sex, revenge and redemption.

“A bloody brilliant feature.” —Movie Dash

Cut off from civilization, a single mother puts her children on high alert when they bring home a young girl caked in clay. She tells of spirits and spirit hunters, but these are not mere superstitions. As more strangers show up on her doorstep, she quickly finds another reason to fear the forest.

 


 

“A landmark documentary.” —Billboard

In 1990, commissioned by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics, veteran music film director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer ventured deep into the heart of the Mississippi to seek out the best rural blues acts currently working. The resulting film expresses reverence for the rich musical history of the region, spotlighting local performers, soon to be world-renowned.

Exciting and powerful. —Vivamost

Once a rising tennis prodigy, Thomas (Alex Lutz) struggles with disappointment and setbacks over a long and lackluster career. At 37, in spite of his declining skills and chronic physical ailments, he is determined to play the French Open. Although his wife Eve (Ana Girardot) and mother Judith (Kristin Scott Thomas) advise him to give up on his unlikely ambition, Thomas obsessively perseveres.

“An absorbing psychodrama.” —The New York Times

Following a car crash that kills her mother, seventeen-year-old Ida moves in with her estranged aunt Bodil (Sidse Babett Knudsen) and three male cousins. The home is filled with tenderness and care, but outside its walls, the family leads a violent criminal life. When an accidental murder pressures their fragile loyalties to each other, tension builds as love and violence become impossible to separate.

 


 

“Noémie Merlant [is] excellent.” —Cineuropa

Paris 1895. Poet Pierre Louÿs is madly in love with Marie de Heredia (Noemie Merlant), the daughter of his mentor. Despite her feelings for Pierre, Marie marries his friend Henri De Régnier. Badly hurt, Pierre leaves for Algeria where he meets Zohra, a bewitching local with a passion for erotic photography. One year later, a game of cat and mouse begins among these players.

“Lively, bittersweet... moving.” —Variety

Centering around the lives of two children in New Bedford, Massachusetts one eventful summer spent with their mother and her boyfriend, SWEET THING is an uplifting, poetic rendering of childhood that captures the essence of that time in life when a day can last forever. The friendships, loyalties, and challenges of youth propel the story into a triumph of hope and resilience.

“Exacting and unflinching.” —Tilt Magazine

Cristovam, an indigenous black man from rural northern Brazil, moves to an industrialized southern town to work in a milk factory. Immediately confronted with their virulent racism, he becomes more and more estranged from the white world. Upon discovering an abandoned house filled with objects reminding him of his origins, Cristovam begins a spiritual and physical metamorphosis.