Posts tagged with "Drama"



Lucky Country (‘Dark Frontier’)
The Australian bush in 1902 proves a brutal undoing for a widower who struggles to coax a life from the bones of the earth.

Mao’s Last Dancer
Darting back and forth between rural China in 1972 and Texas in 1981, director Bruce Beresford launches into the real-life story of ballet dancer Li Cunxin.

Katyn (‘Katyń’)
In 1940, at Soviet leader Joseph Stalin’s command, close to 15,000 Polish prisoners-of-war are slaughtered in Poland’s Katyń forest.

Is Anybody There?
A retired magician, pining for the good old days, strikes up a friendship with a lonely 10-year-old.

Good
In 1937, a German literature professor is commissioned by senior Nazi officials to draft a paper on the positives of euthanasia.

Genova (‘A Summer in Genoa’)
After his wife dies in a car accident, a university lecturer moves with his two daughters from Chicago to the Italian port city of Genoa.

The Escapist
Told in flashbacks, director Rupert Wyatt’s tricksy prison drama is a downer slice of kill-or-be-killed jail life.

Eden Is West (‘Eden à l’Ouest’)
A German guest at an exclusive Mediterranean resort takes a fancy to an illegal immigrant.

Doubt
A church school's principal becomes convinced the parish priest is inappropriately involved with a 12-year-old student.

Defiance
After a Nazi massacre in Belarus in 1941, three brothers flee into a forest and spearhead a swelling community of displaced Jews.

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