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ALOIS NEBEL

"A bracing experience for those who want animation to be more than 3D superheroics and anthropomorphic animal stories.” — Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter

Anda Union

Anda Union: From The Steppes To The City follows a band of young Inner Mongolian musicians as they traverse 10,000 km to perform for each of the ten members' far flung families.

AUTOLUMINESCENT

AUTOLUMINESCENT

“A barbed valentine to a near-genius… Fans wil love it; non-fans will get a strong taste of the hedonistic alt .universe these people inhabited.” — Jim Schembri, Sydney Morning Herald

BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE

BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

“Even those who never joined the cult of A Tribe Called Quest will find this clear-eyed chronicle of their career irresistible.” — Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News

CHICO & RITA

CHICO & RITA

“If I call it one of the best fictional films ever made about jazz, it’s only because I’m hedging my bets; in truth, I can think of none other as true and gripping.” — Gary Giddins, Film Comment

CHINESE TAKEAWAY

"A real delight – warm, amusing and delightfully structured… It opens quite wonderfully and simply doesn’t look back.”— Mark Adams, Screendaily

THE COLOUR WHEEL

“Perry and co-writer/star Carlen Altman are Colin and J.R., the most loathsomely loveable brother-sister duo in the history of cinema.” — Paul Coldiron, LA Weekly

CORIOLANUS

“Coriolanus is one of the year’s best political thrilers. It’s over 400 years old.” — Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

DAMSELS
DAMSELS IN DISTRESS

“Whit Stillman’s whimsical campus comedy is an utter delight… Positively boiling with sharp, almost casualy dispensed zingers…chockful of daft digresions and sweetly silly subplots.” — Leslie Felperin, Variety
DAS BOOT
DAS BOOT

“Wolfgang Petersen’s drama of life aboard a German U-boat (named 25th in Empire’s list of the world’s all-time best movies) began life as a TV series, and was first seen by the wider world in this 150 minute theatrical version released (and nominated for numerous Oscars) in 1981.
Deep Blue Sea

THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Best known for Distant Voices, Still Lives and The Long Day Closes, Davies once again savours period specfics and refashions the rationed romanticism of the era’s films.

Eames

EAMES: THE ARCHITECT AND THE PAINTER

“There couldn't be a better time to examine the complex and absorbing history of this designing couple, and Eames: The Architect and the Painter couldn't be a better vehicle for that examination, “ says Kenneth Turan in the LA Times.

THE EYE OF THE STORM
THE EYE OF THE STORM

“The production is ravishingly designed and, beside a full-on Charlote Rampling, features a collection of Australian actors at the very top of their game... It’s an acting masterclass.” — Frank Hatherly, Screendaily
THE FRONT LINE
THE FRONT LINE

Dominating local box office and award ceremonies alike, this pumeling big-budget Korean Platoon takes a sharply cynical grunt’s eye view of the war betwen North and South.
HARAKIRI
HARA-KIRI 3D: DEATH OF A SAMURAI

“This chiaroscuro reimagining of 17th-century Japan is as fresh and vivid as anything Miike has ever done.” — Tony Rayns, London Film Festival
HELL AND BACK AGAIN
HELL AND BACK AGAIN

Hell and Back Again is startling in its discreet mix of intimacy and objectivity, a potent addition to the canon of classic war films.
TE HONO
TE HONO KI AOTEAROA

Given a front row seat from the earliest negotiations through to the handing over, filmmaker Jan Bieringa documents the creation of a new waka taua for the Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden
KING OF DEVIL'S ISLAND
KING OF DEVIL'S ISLAND

“A brooding, evocative Norwegian juvie-hell drama… indelible in its muster of pungent period flavour.” — Michael Atkinson, Village Voice
LETTERS TO FATHER JACOB
LETTERS TO FATHER JACOB

“Fresh and heartrending… A simple but transcendent story about faith and human frailty achieves a state of grace.” — Alissa Simon, Variety
MARGARET

MARGARET

“Maybe it’s not for everyone. Maybe nothing worth paying attention to is… Margaret is unequivocally my choice for the film of the year.” — Karina Longworth, Village Voice

MENTAL NOTES
MENTAL NOTES

The bad old, very bad old days of mental health care in New Zealand are recalled with dismay, disbelief and a touch of gallows humour by five survivors in Jim Marbrook’s gently affirmative documentary.
MISS BALA
MISS BALA

“As bang-bang as its title… Miss Bala (Miss Bullet) is at once an example of virtuoso action filmaking and an impasioned response to the colapse of civil order in northern Mexico.” — J. Hoberman, Village Voice
ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA
ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA

A sardonic road movie/police procedural in which investigators search for a dead body, guided by a murderer who can’t remember where he left it, its frissons are metaphysical, not deductive.
Our Idiot Brother OUR IDIOT BROTHER

A performance of perfect blundering innocence from Paul Rudd buoys this laugh-out-loud farce about a back-to-the-earth alternative lifestyler who disrupts the lives of his three uptight New York City sisters.

PARADISE LOST 3: PURGATORY

“Destined to rank as one of the major achievements in American documentary.”— John Anderson, Variety
PRESUMED GUILTY
PRESUMED GUILTY

The staggering true story of how righteous forces conspire to condemn an innocent man accused of child abuse.
THE SOURCE
THE SOURCE

Director Radu Mihaileanu (The Concert) conjures lush, good-humoured entertainment from a Middle Eastern village tale – a universal tale, really – of a ‘love strike’ staged by women tired of fetching and carrying for indolent men.
THE SWELL SEASON
THE SWELL SEASON

The perfect complement to the inimitable Once is a documentary: an intimate, music-filled and moving account of everything that followed for its winsome starring duo.
THE TALL MAN
THE TALL MAN

“A penetrating and stylish crime documentary… encapsulating the tragedy with force and compassion in equal measure.” — Russell Edwards, Variety
Triangle Wars

THE TRIANGLE WARS

Architects, engineers and city planners take the lead in Urbanized,
but politicians and developers hold all the cards in The Triangle Wars, an alarming (and disarmingly funny) account of urban development closer to home.

THIS IS NOT A FILM
THIS IS NOT A FILM

Smuggled at the last minute into last year’s Cannes Film Festival on a USB stick buried inside a cake, This is Not a Film is a timely instance of the digital empowerment that totalitarian powers are bent on stamping out.
UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

Paul Simon revisits Graceland - his 1986 worldwide hit album - for the 25th anniversary reunion tour.
Urbanized
URBANIZED

“Even viewers with deep knowledge of modern urban planning are likely to learn something from the carefully selected images and thoughtful interviews that make up most of Urbanized,” says NY Times critic A. O. Scott.
WAR OF ARROWS
WAR OF THE ARROWS

War of the Arrows is one helluva chase movie… Supremely well staged, shot and cut so suspense builds and builds.” — Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
WOODY ALLEN
WOODY ALLEN - A DOCUMENTARY

“A feast for all Woody fans and anyone else who is interested in a prolific, persistent artist’s creative world.” — Frazier Moore, Huffington Post
YES MADAM, SIR
YES MADAM, SIR

“An enthraling chronicle of Kiran Bedi’s brilliant, tempestuous career as India’s first elite policewoman.” — Richard Kuipers, Variety
 
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