A Film by Albert Serra
2022 - Spain/France/Portugal/Germany - Drama/Thriller - 2.39:1 - 162 min.
with Benoît Magimel , Sergi López , Pahoa Mahagafanau , Cécile Guilbert & Matahi Pambrun
Produced by Pierre-Olivier Bardet , Albert Serra & Montse Triola
On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the High Commissioner of the Republic and French government official DE ROLLER is a calculating man with flawless manners. His somewhat broad perception of his role brings him to navigate the high end ’establishment’ as well as shady venues where he mingles with the locals. Especially since a persistent rumor has been going around: the sighting of a submarine whose ghostly presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing.
A Bluebird In My Heart
A film by Jeremie Guez
2018 - France/Belgium - Drama - 85 min.
Attempting to lead a quiet reformed life, an ex-con finds refuge in a motel run by a single mother and her daughter Clara. The peace and freedom he has found in this safe haven disappears when Clara is assaulted, forcing him to face his old demons.
A film by Fellipe Barbosa & Clara Linhart
2018 - Brazil - Drama - 2.39 - 95 min.
January 1st, 2003. As Brazil celebrates President Lula's historic investiture, two middle-class provincial families from Rio Grande do Sul gather in an old, poorly maintained house, around a champagne-fired barbecue, family secrets and frustrations. Domingo could be a day like any other, a sweet and peaceful day. But the changes promised to the Brazilian people by the new president deeply worry Laura, the matriarch, who fears to see his authority and wealth disappear a little more.
The Woman Who Left
A film by Lav Diaz
2016 - Philippines - Drama - 1.85 - 226 min.
Horacia has spent the last 30 years in a women's correctional facility. A former elementary school teacher, she leads a quiet existence helping others practice reading and writing. When another inmate confesses to the original crime, Horacia is released and seeks out her estranged family. While searching for her missing son Junior, she discovers again her homeland - the Philippines of the late 90s, only to realize that its inhabitants are terrorized by corruption and rampant kidnappings. Her generous personality becomes tainted by feelings of revenge...