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  • The Night Clerk

    Directed by Raphaël Jacoulot • Drama • With Jean-Pierre Bacri, Vincent Rottiers • 2011 • 100 minutes

    Frédéric, a young man with a troubled past, has the good fortune to be given a job in a luxurious mountain hotel. When one of the hotel guests disappears one evening and is later found dead, Fréd...

  • Terribly Happy

    Directed by Henrik Ruben Genz • Drama • With Jakob Cedergren, Lene Maria Christensen, Kim Bodnia • 2010 • 104 minutes

    Robert Hanson (Jakob Cedergren) is a Copenhagen police officer who, following a nervous breakdown, is transferred to a small provincial town to take on the mysteriously vacated M...

  • Transit

    Directed by Christian Petzold • Drama • With Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer • 2019 • 102 minutes

    In Christian Petzold’s brilliant and haunting modern-day adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel, Transit Visa, Georg, a German refugee (Franz Rogowski, Happy End), flees to Marseille assuming the identi...

  • Mesrine Double Feature

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    Mesrine: Killer Instinct introduces us to Jacques Mesrine (Vincent Cassel), a loyal son and dedicated soldier back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido (Gerard ...

  • Arsène Lupin

    Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé • Drama • With Romain Duris, Kristen Scott Thomas • 2004 • 131 minutes

    As an urbane and very successful thief, Arsène Lupin (Romain Duris) has earned the ire of the Parisian police, as he continually evades and foils their every effort to rein him in. A gentlemanly c...

  • Alleluia

    Directed by Fabrice Du Welz • Drama • With Laurent Lucas, Lola Dueñas • 2014 • 95 minutes

    Based on notorious real-life “lonely hearts killers” who make victims of their romantic liaisons, Alleluia is a dark and fascinating love-story-gone-wrong from Belgian horror maverick Fabrice du Welz. Miche...

  • Black Out

    Directed by Arne Toonen • Drama • With Raymond Thiry, Kim Van Kooten • 2014 • 92 minutes

    If Guy Ritchie made The Hangover in Amsterdam, it might look something like Black Out, an audacious crime thriller laced with colorful lowlifes, tough femmes fatales, corrupt cops, and outbursts of extreme v...

  • Nobody From Nowhere

    Directed by Matthieu Delaporte • Drama • With Mathieu Kassovitz • 2014 • 118 minutes

    Sébastien Nicolas (Mathieu Kassovitz) has always wanted to be someone else. But he lacks imagination, so he copies. He watches people, follows them, then impersonates the people he meets.

  • Female Agents

    Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé • Drama • With Sophie Marceau • 2008 • 117 minutes

    In this captivating historical drama, four French servicewomen are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive. Their misson is to first rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at...

  • Corporate

    Directed by Nicolas Silhol • Drama • With Céline Sallette, Lambert Wilson • 2017 • 95 minutes

    The life of an uncompromising HR manager named Emilie changes the instant she witnesses the suicide of one of the staff. The investigation of the case becomes a moral test for a woman whose actions, alt...

  • Cop Story

    Directed by Jacques Deray • Drama • With Alain Delon, Jean-Louis Trintignant • 1975 • 112 minutes

    In this thriller based on a true story, police inspector Roger Borniche pursues dangerous criminal Émile Buisson, who has embarked on a killing spree.

    Please note that this version is dubbed into E...

  • Wrath of Silence

    Directed by Yukun Xin • Drama • With Wu Jiang, Yang Song • 2017 • 119 minutes

    Searching for his missing son in the rough mountains of Northern China, Zhang Baomin (Yang Song), a mute miner with a brutal past, confronts a world of corruption led by the villainous Chang Wannian (Wu Jiang), a cross...

  • The Gangster's Daughter

    Directed by Meijuin Chen • Drama • With Jack Kao, Ally Chiu, Kao Meng Chieh, Ko Yu Luen, Lin Mei Zhen • 2017 • 105 minutes

    When a typical teenage girl is reunited with her estranged gangster father after her mother's funeral, she discovers a life filled with the power and confidence she lacks. B...

  • The Returned (series)

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    In an idyllic French Alpine village, a seemingly random collection of people find themselves in a state of confusion as they attempt to return to their homes. What they do not yet know is that they have been dead for several years, and no one is expecting them back. Buried secrets emerge as they ...

  • The Girl with a Bracelet

    Directed by Stéphane Demoustier • Drama • With Roschdy Zem, Chiara Mastroianni, Melissa Guers • 2019 • 96 minutes

    At 16 years old, Lise (Melissa Guers) is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents (Roschdy Zem and Chiara Mastroianni) stand right by her side. But once...

  • Wild

    Directed by Nicolette Krebitz • Drama • With Lilith Stangenberg • 2016 • 97 minutes

    Nicolette Krebitz’s long awaited third feature WILD, shocked and awed audiences at the 2016 Sundance festival. A seductive, dark trip into the soul of civilized humanity, WILD is a strange, dream-like journey of ...

  • The Outsider

    Directed by Christophe Barratier • Drama • With Arthur Dupont, François-Xavier Demaison, Sabrina Ouazani • 2018 • 117 minutes

    Before the subprime mortgage crisis began unfolding in 2008, causing chaos in world markets and misery among millions of homeowners, another financial apocalypse was alre...

  • Penance (series)

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    Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa • Drama • With Kyoko Koizumi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yu Aoi • 2014 • 300 minutes

    Japanese master of suspense Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s eerie, intense psychological thriller Penance (Shokuzai) unfolds on a sleepy small town playground, when a mysterious stranger approaches a group...

  • A Violent Life

    Directed by Thierry de Peretti • Drama • 2018 • 107 minutes

    A VIOLENT LIFE focuses on the violent nationalist struggles that plagued director Thierry de Peretti’s native land Corsica in the 1990s. Stéphane (Jean Michelangeli) moves to Paris to flee his past. The death of a former comrade brings ...

  • The Invisible Witness

    Directed by Stefano Mordini • Drama • With Riccardo Scamarcio, Miriam Leone, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Maria Paiato • 2019 • 102 minutes

    “When I woke up, the nightmare began.” So begins the account of Adriano Doria (Riccardo Scamarcio), a wealthy Italian entrepreneur, describing the murky events of ...

  • Tell No One

    Directed by Guillaume Canet • Drama • With Francois Cluzet • 2006 • 125 minutes

    Tell No One is based on Harlan Coben’s international best selling thriller about pediatrician Alexandre Beck, who still grieves the murder of his beloved wife Margot Beck eight years earlier. When two bodies are foun...

  • Bridgend

    Directed by Jeppe Rønde • Drama • With Hannah Murray, Josh O'Connor, Adrian Rawlins • 2016 • 104 minutes

    The story of the film is based on a mysterious suicide cluster that took place in Bridgend County, a small former coal-mining province in Wales. Between December 2007 and January 2012 seventy...

  • Alena

    Directed by Daniel di Grado • Drama • With Amalia Holm, Molly Nutley, Felice Jankell • 2017 • 83 minutes

    With a traumatic event in her recent past, Alena transfers to a posh private all-girls school where her decidedly lower class roots makes her an outsider. While a gang of mean rich girls are ...

  • You Go to My Head

    Directed by Dimitri de Clercq • Drama • With Delfine Bafort, Svetozar Cvetkovic, Arend Pinoy, Omar Sarnane, Laurence Tremolet • 2018 • 120 minutes

    This award-winning, critically lauded thriller begins in a desolate stretch of the Sahara, where a mysterious car accident leaves a young woman lost ...