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The story of 40-year-old, unmarried, high-powered judge Ariane Felder who lets her hair down at the firm's New Year's eve party only to discover six months later that she is pregnant. Not only is she unable to remember what happened on the evening in question, she has no idea who is the father of the child.
Chris has just been released from prison. Frank, his cop brother, helps him by giving him a place to stay, finding him a job and trying to get him back with his wife Monica. Chris tries to readjust to society, but is met only by distrust and contempt. To get money and start fresh with Natalie, a beautiful cashier he’s fallen for, he falls back into the criminal life by agreeing to carry out a hit.
The calvary of the "usher" of the Outreau trial, arrested with his wife in 2001 for acts of child sexual abuse. Later, the couple has been proved to be innocent. Description of the injustice and inhumanity of the french judicial system.
In April 1978, members of “Groupe Autonome Révolutionnaire” (GAR) rob a major bank in Zurich with the aim of bringing to light the covert ties between the Swiss financial system and dictatorships in Latin America. Wanting to secure concrete evidence, they film the entire operation. Although the bank director confesses to GAR, the Paraguayan mediator refuses to cooperate.
Rainer Voss, a former trader who worked in banking for 10 years, is interviewed in a Frankfurt bank that’s been closed for six years. He unravels the tangled ball of string that is finance, from the origins of the financial crisis (deregulation and simultaneous digitization of the markets) to by-products developed to neutralize all kinds of risk.
A toilet lady gets an undercover visit by a tax collector, who notices several infractions and sends her an invoice of more than 300.000 Euro. While in the public restroom, the tax collector also finds out someone has been dealing drugs and starts selling powdered sugar to the local junks, pretending it is cocaine...
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.
In Portugal, during the war, on a deserted island, Isodore, a maidservant, meets Malo, a mysterious little boy with whom she begins a loving relationship before realizing he is the embodiment of evil.
The epic and bleak story of human civilisation, from the Garden of Eden to the chilling humanoid future. Lucifer, the co-creator of the world (according to his statement) tests Adam and puts him to sleep to see his destiny through the ages. Hungarian legend of animation Marcell Jankovics adapted the script of The Tragedy of Man in 1983 from Imre Madách’s play.
August Manzl is an entrepreneur, patriarch through and through. None of his - nowadays grown - children is good enough to step in his shoes. He unexpectedly is diagnosed with a deadly disease and given just a few months by his doctor. He calls for a family meeting and tells them that the person who kills him within a week, will have the company. If no one succeeds, the legacy is gone.
Lew Millar, private detective of the west US coast, goes to Biarritz in order to ensure the protection of Nick Nemo, an old american billionaire settled in Biarritz for twenty years and threatened with death. Millar is not a bodyguard anymore. But he has a good reason for accepting this contract...
Dave Brown is a Los Angeles police officer who works out of the Rampart Division. Dave is misogynistic, racist, brutally violent, egotistical and a womanizer, although he defends himself against many of these accusations as he says that his hate is equal opportunity. However unlawful, he uses intimidation and brutal force to defend his ideals.
A profile of Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist, Jean Dominique. It includes: historical footage of Haiti's vivid and tumultuous past; interviews with Dominique, himself and with Michele Montas--his heroic wife, life-long love, and extraordinary partner; and incorporates footage shot before Dominique's assassination on April 3, 2000.
Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists...
A year after losing his job David sits in a state of inertia, he feels emasculated by his role of stay at home dad. His relationship to wife Hanna is on the rocks. At night David escapes to 'The Men's Club': amongst the wise cracks, petty criminals and strippers, he feels alive.
Choubra is the cosmopolitan neighbourhood of Cairo, and Hatem is the local police officer who patrols the neighbourhood with an iron hand. Every single citizen fears and hates him. Only Nour, a young woman he lusts after, dares stand up to him. But Nour is secretly in love with Cherif, a brilliant and uncorrupted deputy public prosecutor, which drives Hatem to do all he can to come between them.
Louis Delluc Prize 1959. A young man from Martinique who feels nostalgic from his island, lives on his own in Paris. He is in love with a au pair girl but has a love affaire with a married woman. The portrait of a man lost in a society which rejects him.
Paris, 1991. Franck Magne, a young inspector starts out in the Criminal Investigation Department. His first case deals with the murder of a young woman. His investigation leads him to study similar cases. He’s quickly confronted by the reality of police investigation work... For 8 years, obsessed by this investigation, he’ll hunt the serial killer that no one else believes exists.
Off in the countryside to repossess a car, weary detective Simon Brenner discovers some strange goings-on at an inn, whose meat grinder seems to be getting a little too much action. While smitten by one of the inn's employees, Brenner gets caught up in a plot that involves a creepy solution to a meat shortage and some very nasty characters.
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man also running away, from two killers.
Ira is Russian, as is Ivan Tashkov. She lives in Geneva with her mother and doesn't really know much about her native country. He is the accused godfather of the Russian mob, in prison awaiting trial. Hired as an interpreter for Tashkov's defense lawyer, Ira soon falls under the influence of this powerful man who seems to be able to read her mind, as Tashkov realizes he can manipulate the girl.
Livid over the fact that three low-level thieves have crashed the entire underworld economy, the mob's top brass hires Jackie Cogan to see that the bandits pay for their crime. The closer Cogan gets to his target, however, the more he finds his mission complicated by an alcoholic hit man who's well past his prime, incompetent gangsters, and the playboy host of the inauspicious game.
Zapa is a locksmith in a quiet little town lost somewhere in Buenos Aires' province. His boss sends him on a job that consists of opening a safe at an office. He is imprisoned for being responsible of robbing the place. His uncle, a retired policeman, bails him out and sends him to Buenos Aires. Zapa becomes an aspiring officer in the Police and starts to see his life turn into a strange fiction.
12-year-old Yonatan is having a hard time both at school and in life: his father died and he and his mother suddenly have no money. He gets an idea while visiting his grandfather in the seniors’ home. The old man used to rob banks and is ready for one last heist. Another resident, an Englishman with debts, is also in on the deal. A plan is put into action, but it’s easier said than done...
Violet and Daisy are a pair of gum-chomping, gun-toting teenage assassins who casually snuff out crime figures in New York City, bothered only by the fact that a concert by their favorite pop idol Barbie Sunday has suddenly been canceled.
Aaron Clark's comfortable life in the bucolic New England countryside is shattered by the unexpected arrival of former classmate Teddy who accuses him of business improprieties and cover-ups, with unforeseen consequences. Be careful who you let play in your virtual sandbox – even if they’re old friends.
Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction. Rumors arise about an invincible Nazi tank that appears and disappears seemingly out of nowhere, destroying dozens of Soviet tanks. This mysterious enemy tank is dubbed the "White Tiger" by the Soviet forces.
In 19th century Baltimore, Maryland, several policemen discover a murdered woman sprawled on the floor of her apartment which was locked from the inside. While police search for the killer's means of escape, they discover a second corpse in the chimney, later identified as the 12 year old daughter of the first victim.
Based on a true events, Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster is a Canadian drama film, released in 2011. Written and directed by Nathan Morlando, the film stars Scott Speedman as Canadian gangster and folk hero Edwin Alonzo Boyd.
Due to his sister's death, the 32 year old August returns and consequently abandons his profession as a missionary priest. His beloved sister Christina, who went from greatness to decay as the famous porn-star The Princess, is dead after years of drug abuse.
After his wife Lucia has died in a car accident, Roberto and his 17 year-old daughter Alejandra, decide to move from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in an attempt to rebuild their lives. Once they arrive, Alejandra seems to start getting along with her new friends at school, being invited to parties. But soon she becomes the victim of her colleagues’ atrocities, transforming her life forever.
Dropped by his coach after losing an official fight in Germany, an Italian boxer is forced to return to Trieste. But the boxer is not signed for any fights. Frustrated, he turns to illegal fights, that are well-paid but where no holds are barred. Remarkable Italian-Swiss co-production, winner of the Silver Leopard for Best Actor at Locarno.
In the streets of Bankok, two brothers run a thai boxing club as a front for their drug trafficking. The eldest indulges his vicious urges one night by raping and murdering a young woman, an unforgivable crime. His brother is now forced to avenge his death by their chilling, crime-lord mother.
In a city controlled by guns, gangs and the illegal drug trade, an unseen war is raging. It is a turf war fought between rival dealers and the city’s armed police units as they battle to clean up the blood-filled streets. As the pavements become a battleground, one man tries to break the cycle of violence but ends up going head to head with some of the most vicious criminals.
Algeria, 1954. As the rebellion rages in the valley, Daru, an Algerian teacher with European roots, is determined not to yield to fear and leave his students. When a man is brought to him accused of murdering his cousin, whom he is supposed to escort to an isolated village, Daru refuses.
Jane Morton, a psychiatrist from Dublin in deep mourning following the accidental death of her husband and son, is assigned to work on the case of Dorothy Mills, a teenaged girl in a small village who tried to strangle a baby.
They are caught in between heroin trips and toy pistol muggings, between mad shopping sprees and depths of misery. They learn English and jail slang. They crave for substitute happiness smuggled into their cells and the next leave.