Season: 2006

  • Central Station

    Central Station

    In a cut-throat world Dora (Fernanda Montenegro) earns a living writing letters for illiterate people in Rio de Janieros Central Station. Fate gives her the responsibility of looking after newly orphaned Josue (Vinicius de Oliveira). Initially she rejects the task but then changes her mind. On the surface, the rest of the story is a…

  • Hustle and Flow

    Hustle and Flow

    Not just another story of urban tough guys, but a fresh take on music movies and widely hailed as a modern day On the Waterfront or Rocky. Sticky and gritty as a hot day on the streets, Hustle and Flow has the raw feel of real people leading desperate lives. DJay (Terence Howard), a Memphis…

  • Oldboy


    Businessman Oh Dai-su, (Choi Min-sik), is abducted from an empty Seoul street and imprisoned for fifteen years. During this time his unknown captor denies him human contact. Oh Dai-sus only link with the outside world is the TV, through which he learns his wife has been murdered and his daughter has been sent to Sweden…

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    Aspiring writer, Torrance (Nicholson), takes a job as a winter caretaker at the isolated, snowbound Overlook Hotel to create space in his life for a writing project. The hotel’s macabre past doesn’t put him off the job or raise questions in his mind like, Is this really suitable for my wife and possibly-psychic young son?…

  • Ice Cold in Alex

    Ice Cold in Alex

    Anson (Mills) is assigned to escort an ambulance across the Libyan desert to Alexandria in WWII. The German advance starts to surround them will Anson lead his motley band to safety or succumb to self-doubt and whisky. Thompson directs with confidence as he resists the constraints of the British war drama genre. Along the way…

  • Hidden


    Professional couple Georges (Auteuil) and Anne (Binoche) appear to have it all, but when they start to receive secretly filmed footage of their movements as well as disturbing drawings, their cooling relationship and comfortable life begin to unravel. Dreams help Georges make links with a half-forgotten past, yet why wont he share his thoughts with…

  • Rabbit Proof Fence

    Rabbit Proof Fence

    Three mixed-race aboriginal girls are removed from their home to be assimilated into white settler culture in an integrationist school on the other side of Australia. The plan is to train them for domestic service. Based on a true events in the 1930s, the film tells the story of their escape and struggle to return…

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away

    Ten-year-old Chihiro Ogino becomes separated from her family in an abandoned amusement park that turns out to be a portal to the spirit world. This celebrated masterwork from Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki was a huge hit worldwide. It marked a pivotal point both in the growing popularity of Japanese anime and the wider acceptance of…

  • Key Largo

    Key Largo

    Frank McCloud (Bogart) visits the family of a GI friend killed in the war and finds they have been taken hostage by gangster on the run, Rocco (Edward G. Robinson). A hurricane approaches as McCloud and Rocco face up to each other. In this fourth screen pairing of Bogart and Bacall, the chemistry is still…

  • All About My Mother

    All About My Mother

    Esteban, an aspiring young writer, runs to get the autograph of an actress, with tragic results. His mother, Manuela, goes to Barcelona to find Esteban’s transvestite father and her dislocated life begins to take a very different shape. Self -parody is part of Almodovar’s approach and the effectiveness of his story-telling comes partly from the…

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