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Wasted on the Young

Posted in 2011, Current Releases, Drama, October 2011, R, Worldwide on Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 9:50 am No Comments

WASTED ON THE YOUNG is set in the socially conscious and disaffected society of an elite high school. Zack (Alex Russell), a member of the cool clique and Darren (Oliver Ackland), a geeky kid are step brothers who occupy opposite ends of the school hierarchy. Bullied by the cool…

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Skateland

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, International, PG-13, September 2011 on Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 9:14 am No Comments

Skateland explores the rupture of charismatic Ritchie Wheeler, brother nd sister Brent and Michelle Burkham, and wise-cracking lady-killer Kenny Crawford’s seemingly complacent existence as they struggle with the collapse of their tumultuous home lives and the wane of their hometown handgout, the local roller rink.

A story syncopated with moments…

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A Marine Story

Posted in August 2011, Current Releases, Drama, N/A, North America on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 10:46 am No Comments

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy’s ass in a bar fight, but there’s one opponent she can’t beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she finds herself charged with preparing a tempestuous teenage girl to…

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Lou

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, July 2011, N/A, Worldwide on Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 11:30 am No Comments

Eleven-year-old Lou’s life was instantly turned upside down when her father walked out on her mother and two sisters ten months earlier. Feeling abandoned, she copes by building a tough shell around her heart – afraid to let anyone hurt her again. Lou blames her mother for her father’s…

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Contracorriente aka Undertow

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, June 2011, R, Worldwide on Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 12:20 pm No Comments

Miguel is a fisherman in a tiny Peruvian village where traditions run deep. He is married to the lovely Mariela and about to be a father, but has a secret love affair with Santiago, a painter, who is ostracized by the town because he’s gay. After a tragic accident…

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Sandcastle

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, May 2011, N/A, Worldwide on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 10:13 am No Comments

En is an 18-year-old who has lost his father to cancer years ago. While waiting for his enlistment into the army, he has to put up at his grandparents’ place as his mother goes on a holiday with a new man in her life.

As En soon finds out at…

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The Good Heart

Posted in April 2011, Current Releases, Drama, R, Worldwide on Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 4:21 pm No Comments

Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Luc (Paul Dano), a homeless young man who has already given…

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Themba

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, March 2011, N/A, Worldwide on Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 3:59 pm No Comments

Filmed on location against the stunning rural landscapes of the Eastern Cape, Themba tells the story of a local boy who triumphs against adversity and proves that with talent and determination dreams can come true. Themba depicts the triumph of the human spirit and how belief in oneself and…

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Tamara Drewe

When Tamara Drewe sashays back to the bucolic village of her youth, life for the locals is thrown upside down. Tamara — once an ugly duckling — has been transformed into a devastating beauty (with help from plastic surgery). As infatuations, jealousies, love affairs and career ambitions collide among…

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Mother and Child

Posted in Current Releases, Drama, International, R (To be edited), September 2010 on Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 3:43 pm No Comments

Three women’s lives share a common core: they have all been profoundly affected by adoption. KAREN (Annette Bening) had a baby at 14, gave her up at birth, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. ELIZABETH (Naomi Watts) grew up as an adopted child;…

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