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Drama

  • The President

    Movie

    The President and his family rule the land with a draconian fist, enjoying a privileged and luxurious existence at the expense of his miserable and oppressed subjects. After a coup d’état uproots his position of power, the President’s wife and daughters are flown out of the country as he stays be...

  • Hotel Salvation

    Movie

    Adil Hussain (Life of Pi) stars as Rajiv, an overworked businessman, who agrees to honor the final wish of his father, Daya, by accompanying him to the holy city of Varanasi. There, they check in to the Hotel Salvation, where residents are given just two weeks to live out their final days or retu...

  • Dreams of Dust

    Movie

    Mocktar, a Nigerien peasant, comes looking for work in Essakane, a dusty gold mine in Northeast Burkina Faso, Africa, where he hopes to forget the past that haunts him. In Essakane, he quickly finds out, the gold rush ended twenty years before, and the inhabitants of this strange timeless wastela...

  • Elena Ferrante on Film: The Days of Abandonment

    Movie + 2 extras

    Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviour. The attractive forty-something mother of two, was still very much in love with her husband, but he became restless and distant, and eventually left he...

  • The Auction
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Auction

    Movie + 1 extra

    A man of few words, Gaby manages his family’s farm alone, despite his age. With no sons to speak of and two grown daughters far away in the big city, he spends his days tending to the farm, eschewing most social interactions. When his eldest daughter, Marie, appears at the family homestead to sha...

  • Dede
    Movie

    Dede

    Movie

    Based on true events during the outset of the Georgian Civil War, Dede takes place in the high mountainous community of Svaneti. Inside its strict patriarchal society, Dina is a young woman who is promised in marriage to David, one of the soldiers returning from war. Incapable of loving her betro...

  • Remembrance

    Movie

    Inspired by actual events, Remembrance depicts a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in Poland in 1944. In a daring escape Tomasz, a young Polish political prisoner, rescues his Jewish fiancee Hannah. With the Nazis in pursuit, Hannah and Tomasz m...

  • The Sower
    Movie

    The Sower

    Movie

    In 1851, France’s autocratic President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women who have been left in isolation take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. But when a mysterious...

  • Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden

    Movie + 4 extras

    At the beginning of the 20th century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him – his sister and first muse Gerti, and 17 year old Wally, arguably S...

  • The Charmer
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Charmer

    Movie + 1 extra

    Esmail (Ardalan Esmaili) is a handsome young Iranian immigrant living in Denmark, who is desperately searching for a bride so he can become a citizen. Night after night he puts on the same suit and hits the Copenhagen bar scene hoping to turn the next woman he sees into his future spouse. But ami...

  • 1,000 Times Good Night
    Movie + 1 extra

    1,000 Times Good Night

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rebecca (Oscar-winner Juliette Binoche) is one of the world’s top war photojournalists, but she’s also a wife and mother, leaving behind a husband and two young daughters every time she travels to a new combat zone. After a near-death experience chronicling the ritual of a female suicide bomber, ...

  • Marquise
    Movie

    Marquise

    Movie

    Sophie Marceau stars as Marquise, the beautiful street dancer who found fame and notoriety among the seventeenth century aristocratic elite under the stage name Mademoiselle Du Parc. Raising herself out of poverty, Marquise joins Molière’s theater company after capturing the heart of his lead act...

  • Farinelli
    Movie

    Farinelli

    Movie

    In the 18th century during Handel's time, no man was more famous or more celebrated than the castrato, Farinelli. The incredible, true story of the world famous opera singer - who was castrated during childhood in order to preserve his voice - comes to life in this Oscar-nominated drama of high n...

  • 1944
    Movie + 1 extra

    1944

    Movie + 1 extra

    Estonia's official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and the most successful film in Estonia's history.

    The year is 1944 and World War II rages across Europe. As the Battle of Tannenberg Line escalates, Estonia finds itself helplessly trapped in the crossfire of...

  • Elena Ferrante on Film: Troubling Love

    Movie + 3 extras

    What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened bythe news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of her death. Delia travels home to Naples for the funeral and tries to piece tog...

  • Second Coming
    Movie + 1 extra

    Second Coming

    Movie + 1 extra

    Starring Idris Elba (BEASTS OF NO NATION, AVENGERS, LUTHER, THE WIRE) and directed by celebrated British playwright, Debbie Tucker Green. As busy, working parents, Jackie and Mark haven't been intimate in quite some time. However, Jackie abruptly discovers that she is pregnant. She knows it's no...

  • Amnesia
    Movie + 1 extra

    Amnesia

    Movie + 1 extra

    Starring the legendary Bruno Ganz (UNKNOWN, WINGS OF DESIRE, DOWNFALL), alongside Golden Globe-nominee Marthe Keller (MARATHON MAN), AMNESIA is directed by Golden Globe and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Barbet Schroeder (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, SINGLE WHITE FEMALE, BARFLY) and premiered at the Cannes Fi...

  • Glassland
    Movie + 1 extra

    Glassland

    Movie + 1 extra

    John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning to find his mother unconscious from an alcohol overdose; however this was not the first time. Jean violently rejects Jo...

  • Resistance

    Movie

    An action-packed alternate history World War II film that's been compared to the hit series THE MAN IN THE HIGH TOWER, RESISTANCE boasts a BAFTA award and a star-studded UK cast including GAME OF THRONES' Iwan Rheon and Tom Wlaschiha, as well as Andrea Riseborough (Oscar winner BIRDMAN) and Micha...

  • Lucky
    Movie

    Lucky

    Movie

    How could a recently orphaned, 10-year old homeless South African boy ever be called Lucky? Over the grave of his dead mother, Lucky makes a promise to make something of himself. Leaving the security of his remote Zulu village for the big city with the hope of going to school, he arrives on the d...

  • Bent
    Movie + 9 extras

    Bent

    Movie + 9 extras

    Set amidst the decadence and terror of pre-war Germany, BENT is a harrowing yet inspirational tale of struggle against oppression, based on the landmark play by Martin Sherman. A chance encounter at a Berlin nightclub exposes Max (Clive Owen) and his partner Rudy (Brian Webber) as homosexuals dur...

  • Midaq Alley

    Movie

    Adapted from the novel by Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz and winner of numerous international awards, Midaq Alley explores the intersecting lives of a diverse group of individuals whose stories converge inside a vibrant Mexico City neighborhood. Among them is local cantina owner Rutilio (Ern...

  • Madeinusa
    Movie

    Madeinusa

    Movie

    Winner of the prestigious FIPRESCI Prize, Claudia Llosa’s debut feature follows Madeinusa, a shy teenage girl living in a remote indigenous village in the Peruvian Andes. It is the custom in her town that from Good Friday through Easter Sunday that “sin does not exist” and villagers engage in all...

  • Room 304
    Movie

    Room 304

    Movie

    From the producer of THE WHISTLEBLOWER and DIANA. Startling tales of sex, betrayal and corruption unravel in a Copenhagen hotel when disparate lives intersect in a twist of fate.

    DIRECTED BY BIRGITTE STAERMOSE
    DENMARK | 2011 | ENGLISH, DANISH AND GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES