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Cindy Does Not Love Me
rating:2.9

Cindy Does Not Love Me

2010Runtime:0 minutes
Franz, a carefree bartender with no grand ambitions, falls in love with the purposeful Maria and begins to question his life choices. When Maria suddenly disappears, Franz discovers that she was also involved with David, his polar opposite. Determined to find their lost love, Franz and David team up for a journey that takes them to a psychiatric facility that treated Maria. Now friends, the men continue on to Denmark, where more obstacle await.

Directed by:

  • Hannah Schweier
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    Amy
    rating:2.9

    Amy

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    A traumatized girl finds her true voice in this moving comedy-drama. Unable to hear or speak, 8-year-old Amy (Alana De Roma) hides from Child Welfare with her loving mom (Rachel Griffiths). But when they move to Melbourne's seedier side, Amy's secret is revealed: She sings like a bird. Encouraged by new friends, Amy sings her way out of her shell and faces the traumatic event that led to her long silence. Ben Mendelsohn also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Nadia Tass
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    Titus Andronicus
    rating:2.9

    Titus Andronicus

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    Eileen Atkins and Trevor Peacock star in this BBC production of Shakespeare's tragedy about the brutal war between Roman general Titus Andronicus and Queen Tamora of the Goths. When Titus executes Tamora's son, the queen vows revenge and begins a ruthless war against his friends and family. Shakespeare's bloodiest saga exposes wartime atrocities in a conflict marked by murder, rape, torture and cannibalism. Anna Calder-Marshall also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
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    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
    rating:2.9

    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    While the educated Rich Hobson (Chad Willett) and his gal, debutante Gloria (Sarah Chalke), run a ranch between Vancouver and the Yukon with a few rookie hands and Panhandle Phillips (Ted Atherton), World War II breaks out -- and their dream is jeopardized.

    Directed by:

  • Kari Skogland
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Wholphin: Issue 9
    rating:2.9

    Wholphin: Issue 9

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This innovative anthology features an eclectic mix of shorts, award-winning documentaries and other films, including three comedies from director Spike Jonze and a fascinating look at a beauty pageant held inside a women's prison in Colombia. Other highlights include a glimpse into real-life Mormon polygamy and acting lessons for faking sexual ecstasy. Watch for appearances by Eric Stoltz, Catherine Keener, Carla Gugino and other Hollywood stars.

    Directed by:

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Spike Jonze
  • Isabel Vega
  • Lance Bangs
  • Julius Avery
  • Caveh Zahedi
  • Wim Reygaert
  • Amanda Micheli
  • Justin Nowell
  • Jill Orschel
  • Flatform
  • Kawase Kohske
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    Borough of Kings
    rating:2.9

    Borough of Kings

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Jimmy's (James Stanek) ambition in life is to get out of Brooklyn and avoid the criminal lifestyle for which he seems destined. To that end, he follows his dreams of becoming an actor and lands a role in a Shakespearean production. But being center stage might not be such a good idea when Jimmy witnesses a brutal mob murder. Olympia Dukakis co-stars as the theater director who sees potential in the budding young thespian.

    Directed by:

  • Elyse Lewin
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Cinévardaphoto
    rating:2.9

    Cinévardaphoto

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    How potent is the power of a picture? Filmmaker Agnès Varda asks this question and attempts to answer it in three separate vignettes. In the first, a female artist, Ydessa, collects photographs of teddy bears. But why? Next, the director examines her snapshots from the 1950s, taking a step back in time. The final short captures Cuba after the revolution, full of possibilities and on the brink of otherness.

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    City of Glass
    rating:2.9

    City of Glass

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    David (Daniel Wu) and Susie (Nicola Cheung) come together to make arrangements after his father, Raphael (Leon Lai), and her mother, Vivian (Qi Shu), are killed in a car crash. Soon they begin to learn surprising truths about their parents and their families' histories. Reunited years after being torn apart, college sweethearts Raphael and Vivian had reconnected as lovers, despite the fact that they were both married with children.

    Directed by:

  • Mabel Cheung
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    3 Américas
    rating:2.9

    3 Américas

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    After an unexpected catastrophe, troubled teen América (Kristen Gonzalez) must move from Boston to Argentina, where she butts heads with her domineering grandmother (Ana María Colombo), forms a close connection with an older man (Nicolás Meradi) and struggles to understand the Spanish-speaking population. Directed by Cristina Aurora Kotz Cornejo, this unflinching drama co-stars Gy Mirano, Gilberto Arribas and Martin Campero.

    Directed by:

  • Cristina Aurora Kotz Cornejo
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    Grown Up Movie Star
    rating:2.9

    Grown Up Movie Star

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Teenage Ruby's life turns upside down when her mother runs off and her hard-luck ex-hockey star father, Ray, comes home. While her dad struggles with failed expectations, Ruby strikes up an ill-advised friendship with an older man.

    Directed by:

  • Adriana Maggs
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    Imani
    rating:2.9

    Imani

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This searing drama from director Caroline Kamya follows three Ugandans as they struggle through the violence and corruption of their society, including the story of a maid (Rehema Nanfuka) forced to bribe crooked cops in order to free her sister. Other threads include a hip-hop dancer (Philip Buyi Roy) who tangles with an underworld crime lord and a former child soldier (Stephen Ocen) who journeys home to his war-torn village.

    Directed by:

  • Caroline Kamya
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Four Eyed Monsters
    rating:2.9

    Four Eyed Monsters

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Uninspired artist Susan (Susan Buice) and romantically naive videographer Arin (Arin Crumley) meet via the Internet and strike up a relationship in which they make a pact not to speak to each other, inspired to find the true meaning of intimacy. Writing, drawing and instant messaging keep romance fresh for the offbeat couple in this semiautobiographical indie production that is written and directed by the film's stars.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Buice
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    Little Soldier
    rating:2.9

    Little Soldier

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A soldier scarred by war, Lotte (Trine Dyrholm) returns to Denmark and reunites with her estranged father (Finn Nielsen), a brothel owner who hires her to chauffeur his call girls. As the nights pass, Lotte forms an uneasy bond with Lily (Lorna Brown), her father's mistress. Lotte wants to liberate the woman from servitude, but for Lily, it's not that simple -- selling herself to Danes buys her daughter a better life in Nigeria.

    Directed by:

  • Annette K. Olesen
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    Germany, Pale Mother
    rating:2.9

    Germany, Pale Mother

    1980Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Helma Sanders-Brahms takes an unflinching look at the devastating post-World War II experience of many German women and, especially, children, who had to reconcile their national identities with the atrocities committed by their own people. Through vivid cinematic imagery combined with actual footage from the period, the filmmaker uses a dramatic story to give the audience intimate insight into her own tragic beginnings.

    Directed by:

  • Helma Sanders-Brahms
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Cinema 16: European Short Films
    rating:2.9

    Cinema 16: European Short Films

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Cinephiles will savor this delightful anthology of 16 diverse short films helmed by some of Europe's best directors, including Toby MacDonald ("Je T'aime John Wayne") and Anders Thomas Jensen ("Election Night"). Among the other gems in the collection are "Boy and Bicycle" by Ridley Scott, "Jabberwocky" by Jan Svankmajer, "Fierrot le Pou" by Mathieu Kassovitz, "Gasman" by Lynne Ramsay and "The Man Without a Head" by Juan Diego Solanas.

    Directed by:

  • Ridley Scott
  • Jan Svankmajer
  • Balint Kenyeres
  • Run Wrake
  • Nanni Moretti
  • Andrea Arnold
  • Christopher Nolan
  • Lars von Trier
  • Mathieu Kassovitz
  • Anders Thomas Jensen
  • Roy Andersson
  • Virgil Widrich
  • Martin McDonagh
  • Juan Diego Solanas
  • Toby MacDonald
  • Lynne Ramsay
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    Ashes and Blood
    rating:2.9

    Ashes and Blood

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Ten years after her husband was gunned down and she fled her homeland, Judith (Ronit Elkabetz) returns with her grown sons Pashko (Abraham Belaga) and Ismael (Marc Ruchmann) and teenage daughter Mira (Claire Bouanich) to attend a wedding. But family tensions have only grown worse in the last decade. Now, old grudges rise to the surface, and as the wedding draws near, the situation takes a deadly turn in this drama from France.

    Directed by:

  • Fanny Ardant
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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