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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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Small Axe AnthologySmall Axe Anthology (2020)
Dir. Steve McQueen
Feat. Letitia Wright, John Boyega, Malachi Kirby
An astounding accomplishment for British creator, director and co-writer Steve McQueen (12 YEARS A SLAVE), this anthology comprises five films and five distinct stories set in London's West Indian community between 1969 and 1982. The title refers to a proverb "Small axe fall big tree" meaning that "If you…
White Crow, TheWhite Crow, The (2018)
Dir. Ralph Fiennes
Feat. Oleg Ivenko, Adele Exarchopoulos, Chulpan Khamatova
Biopic from actor-director Ralph Fiennes about the life of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev (Oleg Ivenko, an acclaimed Ukrainian ballet dancer himself), inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh. Pivotal in his life is a decision he made to defect from Russia to the West in 1961,…
TeslaTesla (2020)
Dir. Michael Almereyda
Feat. Ethan Hawke, Eve Hewson, Ebon Moss-Bacharach
Distinctive biopic about the life and work of visionary inventor Nikola Tesla (Ethan Hawke), including his uneasy relationship with fellow inventor, employer and rival Thomas Edison (Kyle MacLachlan). Director Michael Almereyda (EXPERIMENTER) brings a fantastic range of influences to the table, including…
Hope GapHope Gap (2019)
Dir. William Nicholson
Feat. Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, Josh OConnor
Adapted from the director's own play The Retreat from Moscow, this British drama stars Annette Bening and Bill Nighy as a couple who are facing a divorce after 29 years. Plenty of complexity is to be found in this modest drama, thanks in part to it's origins as a stage play, which lends the film a literate…
Horse Thief, TheHorse Thief, The (1986)
Dir. Tian Zhuangzhuang
Feat. Daiba, Rigzin Tseshang, Jiji Dan
Chinese drama from director director Tian Zhuangzhuang (THE BLUE KITE), once again bravely describing the struggles of Chinese ethnic minorities. A Tibetan horse thief attempts to give up this profession after his son dies. However the need to provide for his remaining family leads him back into a life…
AmmoniteAmmonite (2020)
Dir. Francis Lee
Feat. Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Jones
A speculative lesbian period drama from the director of the acclaimed gay male romance, GOD'S OWN COUNTRY. Kate Winslet plays British palaeontologist Mary Anning, who in 1840s England, develops an intense relationship with a convalescing young married woman who is entrusted with her care.
Sound of MetalSound of Metal (2019)
Dir. Darius Marder
Feat. Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci
Highly acclaimed, thought-provoking drama featuring a sensational performance by Riz Ahmed as a heavy-metal drummer whose life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

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