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Fear And Desire
Virtually unseen since its theatrical premiere in 1953, FEAR AND DESIRE was the ambitious first feature film by legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. An existential war film often compared with the director's PATHS OF GLORY (1957) and FULL METAL JACKET (1987),…
The Flowers of War
From internationally celebrated director Zhang Yimou comes a story of love and war. The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites -a flock of shell-shocked school children, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as…
Attack Force Z
Mel Gibson commands an elite military team dispatched during WW II to locate and rescue the survivors of a shot down plane, stranded on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese. One of the castaways, a defecting Japanese official,…
The Count of Monte Cristo
Edmond Dantes has been wrongly accused of a plot against the post-Napoleonic French government. Condemned to a prison cell in the impenetrable Chateau D'If, Dantes vows vengeance against the four conspirators who framed him. He is particularly anxious to give…
Jungle
Young Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) leaves a safe future behind to chase an improbable dream in the mysterious depths of the Amazon rainforest. For a year he journeys on the path well-travelled, but when he and two new fellow…
Yasmine
Living alone with her strict father, Yasmine is a free-spirited girl. When her father tells her she's been refused a school loan and must study far away, she takes the news very poorly. Yasmine joins the humble silat club at…
Land of Mine - Under sandet
Based on extraordinary true events, writer/director Martin Zandvliet's multi award-winning historical drama follows a group of captured soldiers in Denmark in the immediate aftermath of WWII. After the Nazi surrender in May 1945, a unit of young Germans - most…
The Rats of Tobruk
Following on the great tradition of Forty Thousand Horsemen, Charles Chauvel's 1944 cinematic account of the Battle of Rommel is a tour de force of Australian filmmaking, telling the story of three courageous men who join the Australian Imperial Force…
Trespass Against Us
Chad Cutler (Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender) is heir apparent to his bruising criminal father, Colby (Brendan Gleeson) and has been groomed to spend his life hunting, thieving and tormenting the police. But with his own son, Tyson (Georgie Smith) coming…
What Happened to Monday?
In a not so distant future, where overpopulation and famine have forced governments to undertake a drastic One-Child Policy, seven identical sisters (all of them portrayed by Noomi Rapace) live a hide-and-seek existence pursued by the Child Allocation Bureau. The…
The King's Choice - Kongens nei
Based on the true story about the three dramatic days in April 1940 when the King of Norway was presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German armed forces: Surrender or die. After three days of desperately trying to evade…
The Man in the Iron Mask
The rightful King of France is imprisoned by his pretender-to-the-throne twin brother. The legendary musketeer D'Artagnan rallies his now aged swashbuckling companions Porthos, Athos and Aramis to rescue the real King, whom they have raised from infancy.
Silence
Screen legend Martin Scorsese finally realises his long-held dream to direct SILENCE, an adaptation of the Shusaku Endo novel. In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored…
Shok
Based on true events, SHOK is set during the escalation of the Kosovan War when the country was occupied by Serbia. Two young Kosovan boys, Petrit and Oki, are the best of friends. After Oki buys a bike, Petrit is…
King and Country
It is rare indeed that a film has such an impact on audiences as KING AND COUNTRY, an absorbing film of the first world war adapted from the stage play HAMP by John Wilson. In typical fashion, Joseph Losely exploits…
Shoulder Arms
Charlie Chaplin stars as a WWI boot camp private who dreams of being a hero. He is soon sent on a daring mission behind enemy lines.
Switch
Sophie Malaterre, a 25-year old fashion illustrator living in Montreal, has steeled herself for a lonely summer in the city. She has no plans, no close friends around and no boyfriend. In desperate need of a change of scenery she…
The Last of the Mohicans
During the brutal French and Indian War, the legendary scout Hawkeye is prevailed upon to escort Major Duncan Heyward, and the two daughters of Fort William Henry commander Colonel Munro -- Alice and Cora -- to safety through enemy lines.…
Goldstone
Indigenous Detective JAY SWAN arrives in the frontier mining town of "Goldstone" on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple "light duties" investigation soon opens into a web of crime and corruption implicating the local Mayor, Mining Boss…
A Fighting Season
On the brink of the 2007 U.S. troop surge, two Army Recruiters face the daunting pressures of recruitment while their own deployment is on the line. Sgt. Harris (Lew Temple, The Lone Ranger , The Walking Dead ) has been…