A wealthy couple recovering from a tragedy hires a mute orphan to serve as their housekeeper and silent confessor, providing her with lodging and the loving parents she never had. But when she attempts to bring an outsider into their circle, their shared fantasy of domestic bliss shatters as they’re forced to confront the unspoken lies buttressing their fragile peace. Beautiful black-and-white cinematography casts light and shadow on this story of secrets and surrogates.
Hungarian with minutes, 104 min.
In this savagely funny black comedy, a tennis championship breeds nationalistic fervor across Belgrade as a seemingly unconnected cast of characters struggles through the moral challenges of a single day. Their lives seem close to intersecting, but what could a penniless young girl, a soft-hearted prostitute, a violently angry cab driver, a monk who can only communicate via his laptop, and a heartbroken teenage boy all have in common with each other?
Serbian with minutes, 82 min.
In this heartwarming road-trip comedy from actor-director Mario Van Peebles (New Jack City), struggling musician and alcoholic Jefferson Bailey (co-writer Morgan Simpson) needs to get out of Dodge to escape the wrath of his lover’s cuckolded husband. Enter a mysterious new acquaintance (Michael Clarke Duncan), who informs Jefferson that his grandfather has died and left an estate to him. The two men form an unlikely bond as they journey to Alabama to claim the inheritance.
Jealousy and suspicion bubble to the surface under the photographer’s relentless gaze in A Family Portrait.
Showcasing a wide range of voices from today’s vibrant Mexican film scene, this 10-film omnibus commemorates the centenary of the Mexican Revolution. From portrayals of hapless tuba players to dreamlike processions through downtown Los Angeles, these films explore the meaning of revolution in contemporary Mexico. Featuring the talents of Carlos Reygadas, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Patricia Riggen, Rodrigo García, Gerardo Naranjo, Mariana Chenillo, Rodrigo Plá, Fernando Eimbcke, and Amat Escalante.
Spanish with subtitles, 124 min.
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