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Drama

The rich human condition told with a straight face, this is the mother of all genres. So if it doesn't fit snugly anywhere else it's usually Drama...

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Company of StrangersCompany of Strangers (1990)
Dir. Cynthia Scott
Feat. Alice Diabo, Constance Garneau, Winifred Holden
A special film created from a script that was inspired by the real lives of the seven elderly women who play the roles. Relationships are forged and secrets and memories are traded upon being stranded for the weekend at an isolated rural cottage.
ChristineChristine (2016)
Dir. Antonio Campos
Feat. Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, J. Smith-Cameron
Rebecca Hall delivers a searing performance as 1970's news reporter Christine Chubbuck, whose struggle with depression and professional frustrations led to her committing suicide during a live television broadcast.
DenialDenial (2016)
Dir. Mick Jackson
Feat. Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall, Tom Wilkinson
Solid courtroom drama with Rachel Weisz in fine form as fiercly determined writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt, who battles for the truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Based on her book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a…
LovingLoving (2016)
Dir. Jeff Nichols
Feat. Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas
The wrenching true story of an interracial couple who were arrested in 1950's Virginia is told with expert sensitivity by director Jeff Nichols, and naturalistic lead performances from actors Negga and Edgerton.
SilenceSilence (2016)
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield
A 25-year labour of love for director Scorsese, this profound meditation on faith is set during the ban on Christianity in 17th Century Japan and follows two Jesuit priests searching for their missing mentor. Forms a trilogy with Scorsese's previous religious epics, THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST and KUNDUN.
LovesongLovesong (2016)
Dir. So Yong Kim
Feat. Jena Malone, Riley Keough, Brooklyn Decker
An affecting character study of best friends and would-be lovers who embark on an impromptu road trip days before one of them gets married. By the director of TREELESS MOUNTAIN, and featuring impressive, naturalistic performances and palpable chemistry between actors Riley Keogh and Jena Malone.
Daughters of the DustDaughters of the Dust (1991)
Dir. Julie Dash
Feat. Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers
Turn-of-the-century tale of the Gullah, descendants of slaves living on islands near South Carolina who maintained their West African heritage. Through a mingling of old memories and ancestral myths, this unfolds as an evocative tone poem, narrated by a child not yet born.

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