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“Strap in, and prepare...” —THN

Hans, his wife and two children, hit the highway on a trip to visit family. After getting stuck behind a slow-moving van, Hans recklessly starts antagonizing the eerily stoic driver. Little does he realize that he has crossed the wrong motorist. Lured into a deadly game of vehicular cat and mouse, Hans now finds himself terrorized at every turn by this madman.

“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.

“Braga is bewitchingly beautiful.” —People

Based on the novel by Jorge Amado, this Golden Globe-nominee follows the strange events that befall the remarried widow Dona Flor (Sonia Braga), whose disappointing sex life is revived when the ghost of her late husband returns. This “marvelously funny” (Time) international hit launched the career of Braga and became Brazil's highest grossing feature. New 4K restoration!

 


 

“Noémie Merlant [is] excellent.” —Cineuropa

Paris 1895. 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.

“Denmark's answer to Animal Kingdom.” —Projected Images

Following a car accident, which kills her mother, 17-year-old Ida moves in with her estranged aunt and cousins. The home is filled with tenderness and careness, but outside its walls, the family leads a violent and criminal life. When an unforeseen murder pressures the family and their loyalty to each other, tension builds as love and violence become impossible to separate.

Exciting and powerful. —Vivamost

Once considered a young tennis prodigy, Thomas (Alex Lutz) never reached the level of greatness he hoped to achieve. At 37, he decides to return to the French Open, in spite of his shattered knee. Although his wife, Eve (Ana Girardot), and mother, Judith (Kristin Scott Thomas), advise him to give up on his unlikely ambition, Thomas obsessively perseveres.

 


 

“Bitingly clever.” —Film Threat

Femke Boot (Katja Herbers) is a columnist who is obsessed with reading the endless abusive messages posted about her on social media. One day, all her pent-up anger and frustration explode in a moment of shocking and unexpected violence. When this brutal act inspires Femke's creativity, she surrenders to her rage and begins to lead a double life as a daytime writer and nighttime murderer.

From Japanese auteur Koji Fukada

After a toy salesman rescues a beguiling woman whose car was stuck on the train tracks, she whisks him into an epic series of misadventures. Singular auteur Koji Fukada (A Girl Missing) adeptly orchestrates his first screen adaptation by bringing this popular manga to life, replete with his patently idiosyncratic and lively take on human nature, fatalism, and true love.

“Thoroughly enjoyable.” —Los Angeles Times

The fates of an unlucky pig farmer, a feisty home-owner defending her property, a lovestruck busboy, a disenchanted rich girl, and an American expat pursuing the Chinese Dream converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs are found floating down the Huangpu River, towards a modernizing Shanghai in Cathy Yan's (BIRDS OF PREY) debut feature.