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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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Fanny Lye Deliver'dFanny Lye Deliver'd (2019)
Dir. Thomas Clay
Feat. Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox
British period thriller set in 1657 on a Shropshire farm, where Fanny Lye (the magnificent Maxine Peake) is living a quiet, puritan life until the arrival of a mysterious young couple threatens her disciplined life. Enjoyably weaves elements of folk horror and feminism into one ambitious slow burner.
AnnetteAnnette (2021)
Dir. Leos Carax
Feat. Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg
A magnificent musical-drama which marks the English language debut of French director Leos Carax (HOLY MOTORS). Adam Driver gives another excellent lead turn as a stand-up comedian whose wife (Marion Cotillard) is a famous opera singer with a flourishing career. When she embarks on an international tour,…
RespectRespect (2021)
Dir. Liesl Tommy
Feat. Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans
Musical biopic starring Jennifer Hudson as singer Aretha Franklin in the first two decades of her life, culminating with the recording of her influential live album Amazing Grace (1972). A production that is thankfully bestowed with the rights to Franklin's music, along with her involvement in the script…
Justice of Bunny King, TheJustice of Bunny King, The (2021)
Dir. Gaysorn Thavat
Feat. Essie Davis, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Amelie Baynes
A single mother takes on the bureaucracy of NZ social services in this hard hitting drama, an impressive feature debut of director Gaysorn Thavat. Essie Davis puts on a powerhouse performance as the wily Bunny King, a woman with a sketchy past who works as a squeegee bandit washing windows at traffic…
HerselfHerself (2020)
Dir. Phyllida Lloyd
Feat. Clare Dunne, Harriet Walter, Conleth Hill
Drama from assured English directer Phyllida Lloyd (MAMMA MIA!, THE IRON LADY) about a young mother fighting to escape an abusive ex-partner and struggling with a broken housing system in Dublin. Seeking to rebuild her life from scratch, she decides to self-build an affordable home. Her newfound spirit…
First CowFirst Cow (2019)
Dir. Kelly Reichardt
Feat. John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones
A western set in the Pacific Northwest from acclaimed director Kelly Reichardt (MEEK'S CUTOFF), patiently depicting the hardscrabble way of life of the early nineteenth century. Based on the novel 'The Half Life" by long-time Reichardt collaborator Jonathan Raymond, who also co-wrote the script. John…
DisclosureDisclosure (2020)
Dir. Michael Bentham
Feat. Geraldine Hakewill, Mark Leonard Winter, Matilda Ridgway
A gripping psychodrama from Australia, inspired by real life events, following parents attempting to deal with the situation of a 4-year old girl making allegations against the 9-year old son of a local politician. Writer director Michael Bentham willfully limits himself to an intense focus on the…

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