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    Yann Demange

    A remarkably assured debut feature from TV veteran, Yann Demange, combining a hand-held documentary aesthetic with survival thriller conventions to thrust us into the heart of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

  • Gone Girl

    David Fincher

    A souped-up marriage melodrama masquerades as a mid-west gothic thriller in David Fincher's smart adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling page turner, 'Gone Girl'.

  • A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

    Ben Rivers and Ben Russell

    In not finding the exception that proves the rule this beautifully lit film captures what it feels like for all of us to view the world as if in exile.

  • Night Moves

    Kelly Reichardt

    Kelly Reichardt's fifth feature unfolds at the borders of nature and culture where three eco warriors blow up a hydroelectric dam.

  • Two Days, One Night

    Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne

    Laissez- faire economics has seldom looked more ugly than in the Dardenne Bros' quietly powerful and vital new feature where an ordinary worker is set to lose her job unless her colleagues forgo their bonuses.

  • Wakolda (aka ‘The German Doctor’)

    Lucía Puenzo

    Lucía Puenzo's chilling new drama has Josef Mengele living with an Argentine family, oblivious to his true identity.

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