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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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Wife, TheWife, The (2017)
Dir. Björn Runge
Feat. Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater
An intelligent drama exploring the 40 year marriage between a Nobel Prize winning novelist and his wife, who has remained in the shadows as her own writing career floundered in the sexism of the time. A fascinating and entertaining portrait of a complex marriage.
BlacKkKlansmanBlacKkKlansman (2018)
Dir. Spike Lee
Feat. John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
Astute and hilarious period satire, indisputably the best Spike Lee "joint" in years. Set in 1970's Colorado and based on the true story of Ron Stallworth, a black police officer who goes undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. Boasting a script intelligently embedded in the cultural era, and exploring…
Rider, TheRider, The (2017)
Dir. Chloé Zhao
Feat. Brady Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Tim Jandreau
A young cowboy suffers a tragic riding accident on the cusp of his rodeo career, leading to a crushing loss of identity and the will to live. A poetic modern western set in the Badlands of South Dakota.
My Friend DahmerMy Friend Dahmer (2017)
Dir. Marc Meyers
Feat. Ross Lynch, Anne Heche, Alex Wolff
Chilling biographical drama about the American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, based on the 2012 graphic novel by John "Derf" Backderf, who was friends with Dahmer in High School. Provides haunting, sad and funny insights into the development of a murderer, humanising Dahmer without minimising the tragedy of…
LuckyLucky (2017)
Dir. John Carroll Lynch
Feat. Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston
Harry Dean Stanton plays an eccentric and fiercely independent veteran called Lucky, who lives in a small Arizona desert town. A gentle exploration of mortality, the titular Lucky explores self-enlightenment as he faces the inevitability of his own demise. A meditative love letter to Stanton's life and…
DisobedienceDisobedience (2017)
Dir. Sebastián Lelio
Feat. Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
Sebastián Lelio (GLORIA) directs this powerful and exquisitely melancholy film about a woman who returns to the ultra orthodox Jewish community that ostracised her earlier in her life, only to rekindle an attraction to a Jewish woman who is now married. An intelligent meditation on the themes of choice and…
Bookshop, TheBookshop, The (2017)
Dir. Isabel Coixet
Feat. Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson
Based on the novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, which tells the charming story of a free-spirited widow who risks everything to fulfill her dream of opening a bookshop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England, in the late 50's.