A young woman's fear that she brings death to those around her forms the basis for this contemplative, serene drama, the dir.'s debut. Suggestively conveys hidden feelings with unfussy, simple imagery. Based on the novel by Miyamoto Teru.
A lonely, middle-aged tailor becomes obsessed with a glamourous but suspicious woman, whom he observes from his opposing apartment. Melancholy thriller with a haunting Michael Nyman score. Based on the Georges Simenon novel.
This Finnish take on the European migrant crisis - proclaimed to be last directed by auteur Aki Kaurismäki - is a poignant yet typically idiosyncratic comedy-drama about a Finnish businessman who provides refuge for a Syrian asylum-seeker looking for his missing sister.
A genre-defying Portuguese film which artfully blends social satire and horror to tell the story of a nanny called Clara, who works for Ana, a wealthy pregnant woman in São Paulo. As the connection between the two women deepens, Clara begins to discover that Ana acts strangely whenever the moon is full. A…
An intelligent, touching and funny film exploring the complexities of class structure in Brazil. Tensions arise when a wealthy family allows their housemaid's daughter to temporarily move in, but her refusal to accept unspoken social rules starts to erode the delicate balance of power within the household.