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Paulette a xenophobic old lady lives alone in a banlieue and her pension is too small to get along. But she hears there is much money to be made in dealing cannabis. She visits a known criminal named Vito and asks him for work. Instead of just distributing sheer cannabis she starts to sell cakes and biscuits spiced with cannabis. Soon there is a huge demand for her elaborate pastries.
Fall 2011. Christoph Blocher is on the campaign trail, working toward a victory for his rightwing. The story of Switzerland’s most controversial political leader. It also chronicles the face-to-face encounter between a filmmaker and a man of power, through a year of exclusive, up-close interviews and access to his private life.
Panic ! On the eve of introducing her boyfriend to her parents, Louise finds out she doesn't feel sexual pleasure anymore. Where is her clitoris? Louise asks this question to anyone who will listen...
Elisabeth is a convinced Catholic. Beloved mother and spouse, she puts her faith at the service of others by hosting a show that aims to help its auditors who are facing problems. At the request of the diocese, she welcomes Father Achille to her house. Hence, he will be part of the family...
Fred is a French photographer who works in Tunisia. He wants to do a story about the bezness, the young gigolos who sell themselves to the tourists. He is protected by Roufa, a good-looking young man who sells his body to survive and dreams to travel to Europe. Very permissive with his "customers", he remains repressive with his family, especially with his girlfriend.
Mrs. Gallienne, a rather temperamental upper middle-class lady, has three children, two of whom she considers as her sons and another she calls Guillaume. Logically indeed, the latter teenage creature does not picture himself as a boy, rather as a girl or at best as a homosexual. But how can a mother act in such an objectionable way? And why?
The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one family consisting solely of three women representing three successive generations. All the males in their family have died in various Afghani wars.
Every day Wadjda passes a toy store window showing a beautiful green bicycle. Although it is forbidden for girls to ride bicycles, Wadja concocts a plan to earn enough money to afford the bike. She takes part in a Koran competition and with her slyness and cunning mind she tries to find a way to rise above her fellow competitors to make her most cherished dream come true... the green bicycle.
In a monastery set on the top of sandstone pillars young monk Theodoros and nun Urania find themselves physically drawn to one and other after devoting their lives to the strict rituals and practises of the monasteries. Below them the eternal cycle of farm-life provides a strong contrast to their lives and they are forced to choose between human desire and spiritual devotion.
L'itinéraire de deux jeunes amies universitaires, dans la Roumanie communiste. L'une est enceinte, l'autre la soutient dans son désir d'avorter bien que la loi considère alors l'acte comme un crime. Dans la clandestinité, les deux jeunes filles contactent un certain M. Bébé pour résoudre le problème. L'épreuve est beaucoup plus rude que prévue... Palme d'or du Festival de Cannes 2007.
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.
In Tel Aviv, the family of 18-year-old Shira is celebrating Purim with tradition and joy. Her mother has prepared a grand feast and her father is receiving the poor to give them alms. Then her pregnant sister Esther loses consciousness. Although she dies in the hospital, the baby is saved. Esther's husband Yochay soon decides to remarry. Shira's mother suggests that Shira marry her brother-in-law.
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.
Behind the scenes, in the shadow of spotlights, an invisible match is played, that could mean the end of one of the most popular sports: football. This movie disentangles the web woven by European and Asian Mafias in order to control football matches all over the world with the aim of increasing their benefits and laundering their illegally obtained money.
Adèle leads her secondary school life the way her adolescent state dictates. Tired of pretending with her new boyfriend, Adèle goes in search of a mysterious young woman with blue highlights whom she saw by chance on the street. She finds her in a gay bar. Emma, a fine arts student, is a bit older and, especially, more sure of her own sexuality.
Charles is a writer with a serious block: alcoholism has taken over his life, and his wife and child have left him. Charles now lives with his housekeeper, a withdrawn young Russian woman. Only his devoted old governess still watches over him.
The Hunt is a Danish drama with Mads Mikkelsen. The story is set in a Danish village, and follows a man who becomes the target of mass hysteria after being wrongly accused of sexually assaulting a child. The film competed at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival where Mikkelsen won the Best Actor Award.The film has been selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.
It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema.
When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation.
Follows the parallel stories of a number of characters who are trying to change their lives via the Internet or are simply having fun online: Philip seeks excitement in internet dating where he meets women. John Johnson, a 60 year old British music producer, meets a true fan – 38 years-old : Johanna . Devora,13-year-old, decides to run away with a guy she met online...
Teenaged Xiao Jing lives in a tucked away town in Hunan Province, isolated by both geography and her deafness. That slightly awkward hobby gives rise to a minor scandal involving the uncle, which results in Jing being packed off to the city to live with her resentful father, cop Haoyang. Rounding out the makeshift family is Haoyang's pregnant girlfriend Xiao Mei, an aspiring rock star.
Julie, star of cycling, is two races to win the World Cup. It is the culmination of years of effort. Julie loves the spotlight. His entourage too. Encouraged by her coach and doctor, she dope since the age of 14. When her doctor denounces, she managed to hush up the case, but the magnitude of the measurement mess... Abuse. Lie. Treason.
Summer 66, time to enjoy summer vacation. But as she becomes more aware of the dreams, sorrows and lies of the people closest to her, Élise sees her mother's sudden abandonment thoroughly disrupt her family.
Alina and Voichita have become more than sisters. Now adults, one goes to Germany where she pines for the other, who has joined a cloister. Alina finds she has been replaced in Voichita's heart by God. To stay close to her the woman she loves, Alina joins the convent. But her love for Voichita is considered an abomination by the church.
On New Year's Eve night, while drinking a bottle of champagne, 35 year-old Emilie goes on the Internet to subscribe on an online dating site. This new year's resolution will be : to find love. And the range of choices is indeed rather large : there are cynical or comical ones, funny chaps or even romantic men. However, Emilie doesn't know what is yet to come in the « real life ».
A Liar’s Autobiography is an animated film based on the reading of Graham Chapman’s fanciful autobiography, recorded shortly before he died. Like the many facets of the man and his travels, both personal and in the world of showbiz, the various animation techniques take us back to the funny and unbridled style of the legendary comedy troop Monty Python.
Anna Maria is a middle-aged Austrian woman. She doesn't feel alone; she has Jesus; she loves Jesus. She tries door to door, to bring God to the poor neighborhoods, which are occupied mostly by immigrants. Although her faith is strong, it is going to be challenged back home. Her crippled Muslim husband is back and demands a share of her love, who offers gladly only to Jesus.
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.
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.