Winning a second Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for director Asghar Farhadi following 2011's A Separation, The Salesman is a characteristically taut drama exploring how unexpected cracks can form in the foundations of a seemingly happy marriage.
Palme d’Or winner Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days) returns with a masterly exploration of moral compromise and bureaucratic corruption, told through a captivating and intricately-plotted family drama that grips like a thriller.
Isabelle Huppert is Oscar-nominated for her starring performance in this latest film from Paul Verhoeven. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michele's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game - a game that may at any moment spiral out of control.
Previously best known for his comedy work, Jordan Peele's directorial debut is an innovative modern horror. Chris (Daniel Kaluuya - Skins, Sicario) is anxious about his first meeting with his girlfriend's (Allison Williams - Girls) parents for the first time, who don't know that he's black.
Kristen Stewart joins director Olivier Assayas again, albeit for a very different, deeply unsettling kind of film. She plays Maureen Cartwright, who is responsible for picking a celebrity's clothes. Her life takes a darker turn when she experiences an uncanny spiritual crisis.
It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. Meanwhile, in Paris, a woman awaits the organ transplant that will give her a new lease on life.
Following on from our 'Hollywood Babylon' double bill of Rabbit's Moon and Lost Highway back in February, ENTHUSIASM returns to the sun-bleached driveways of Los Angeles with a special 16mm presentation of Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid's landmark experimental film Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) - followed by a rare 35mm screening of David Lynch's misunderstood masterpiece Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992).
Sumptuous and exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters’ best–selling novel Fingersmith from Park Chan–wook, the visionary director of Oldboy and Stoker. Directo's Cut: screenings labelled Director's Cut are the extended version, featuring 20 minutes of extra footage.
Gertrude Lowthian Bell, sometimes called "the female Lawrence of Arabia" was a British adventurer, archaeologist and political powerhouse, who helped shape the modern Middle East after World War I. This DocDays screening will be followed by a panel discussion by Birds Eye View.
Blending unique and intimate testimony with immersive archive, Destination Unknown unveils the human stories underlying the events of the Holocaust. DocDays screening: This DocDays screening is followed by Q&A with director Claire Ferguson, producer Llion Roberts and executive director of The Shoah Foundation, Stephen Smith.