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A singer's journey of self-discovery through the city, and the characters and experiences he encounters along the way. This tale is steeped in folklore, surrealism, and music, starring and featuring a score by the experimental blues and folk recording artist Willis Earl Beal.
Michael Radford directs, Christopher Plummer, Shirley MacLaine, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris NothScott Bakula in the story of two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love. Elsa bursts into Fred's life like a whirlwind, determined to teach him that the time he has left to live--be it more or less--is precious and that he should enjoy it as he pleases.
Film Movement, the distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films, announced that two DVD sets of films from Israel and concerning cultural and religious themes will be released in September on DVD. Beyond Borders: Stories of Interfaith Friendship will be available on September 16 and Faces of Israel: New Israeli Cinema will be out on September 23.
The story revolves around two objects, a rare set of 18th-century Limoges china, and a 19th century aristocratic portrait. As these items are passed, sold, or stolen from one character to another, a giddy round dance of excess begins to take shape, one which suggests that if history doesn't repeat itself, it certainly rhymes. Co-writer Gerard Brach and director Otar Iosseliani uses a feather-light touch to expose the futility of class and social order, making a bagatelle of the concerns of rich and poor alike.
Official Israeli Academy Award(R) submission for Best Foreign Language Film, won six awards of the Israeli Film Academy (including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay), and was an Official Selection of the Venice Film Festival. Directorial debut of Yuval Adler about a young Palestinian informant who must divide his loyalty between his militant brother and a paternal Israeli Secret Service officer.
When Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), is accepted at Columbia, he finds stuffy tradition clashing with daringly modern ideas and attitudes - embodied by Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). Lucien is an object of fascination for shy, unsophisticated Allen, and soon he is drawn into Lucien's hard-drinking, jazz-clubbing circle of friends, including William Burroughs (Ben Foster), the dissolute scion of a wealthy family, and David Kammerer (Michael C. Hall), an older hanger-on who clearly resents Allen's position as Lucien's new sidekick.
Dave (Trevor Morgan) and Jessica (Tessa Ferrer), along with three other couples, are kidnapped by masked abductors in Griffith Park. Locked in a dark cell and sedated by gas, they are subjected to bizarre medical experiments and horrific physiological torture.
An Official Selection of the Toronto, New York and Venice Film Festivals, this breathtakingly beautiful road movie garnered tremendous critical accolades upon its 2011–2012 U.S. theatrical rollout from Shadow Distribution.
Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracy Letts take a trip into a Texas trailer park underworld. This twisted and darkly humorous story of Detective 'Killer' Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) has electrified audiences with its audacious spirit for deep-fried noir.
The new drama from acclaimed director Philippe Garrel tells the story of brooding painter Frederic (Louis Garrel, the director's son) and his growing suspicions about his beautiful movie-star wife Angele (Monica Bellucci).
Black pepper, ginger and cinnamon all have their roots in this beautiful land in the southwestern corner of India. Often called the Venice of South Asia, Kerala has fabulous cultural and food traditions. And it might be the world's first tolerant multi-religious society, a place where Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and Jews have lived together in peace and harmony for centuries.
A film by director Tariq Tapa focusing on a student and petty criminal whose affection for an older, more sophisticated woman eventually causes chaos for both of them. Dilawar (Mohamad Imran Tapa) is a rebellious seventeen-year-old Kashmiri boy who lives on the outskirts of Srinagar city with his strict uncle. While on an errand, he meets Bani (Taniya Khan), a bright, beautiful woman who had recently finished her studies in America.
From visionary director Steve McQueen, one of the most talked about films of 2011 comes home to stunning Blu-ray from Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A film festival powerhouse, SHAME has captivated viewers through its haunting depiction of the life of a sex addict and his emotionally troubled sister. Evocative performances from Golden Globe(R) nominee Michael Fassbender and Academy Award(R) nominee Carrie Mulligan make SHAME the must-have release of the year.
This riveting, dark drama from director David Cronenberg brings together a prominent ensemble cast including Academy Award(R) nominee Keira Knightley (Lead Actress, Pride & Prejudice), Academy Award(R) nominee Viggo Mortensen (Lead Actor, Eastern Promises), Golden Globe(R) nominee Michael Fassbender (Best Actor, Shame) and Vincent Cassel (Black Swan).
Many people have big dreams, but only a few bold adventurers live them. Denis Belliveau and Francis O'Donnell took a wild idea - retrace Marco Polo's entire 25,000-mile, land-and-sea route from Venice to China and back - and spent two incredible years of their lives making their dream a reality.
Changes are afoot at Facets as they shift gears to keep up with the rapidly changing home-viewing industry. In addition to new titles, Facets will now offer their best-selling films as DVDs on demand for a reduced price. Plus, each month, they will feature timely re-promotions of classics and favorites that are in the news to remind viewers that no other label offers such a unique selection of foreign, independent, and documentary films.
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