Young Alfred is dying, but through the stories about a magical fantasy world told by the hospital's eccentric janitor, Enzo, he regains the joy and happiness of his life and finds a safe haven.
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Miserable middle-aged musician Robert suddenly finds himself homeless and in need of quick cash. He accepts an offer from a young, enterprising Serbian immigrant named Branko: Travel to Belgrade, marry Branko's girlfriend, and bring her back to New York. But while on the trip, Robert meets Branko's mother, discovers that happiness comes when least expected, and begins to question whether money or love would be the true cure to his ills. | Read MoreDrama and Comedy
During a hot summer in rural America, brothers Tommy (Ryan Jones) and Eric (Nathan Varnson) are confronted with devastation as death forces its way into their young lives. This stunning debut feature explores the nature of the relationship between boys, as both violence and support is encapsulated in quiet storytelling and breathtaking photography. With incredibly sensitive performances by its two leads, Hide Your Smiling Faces packs a subtle but powerful punch. | Read MoreDrama and Relationships
The Furlong men have unusual powers. Grandpa goes blind when he thinks of sex, Dad fries electronics when he's afraid… but young James has a far more fearsome power. After losing everyone he loves, he flees to the woods to live alone. But when he's discovered by a beautiful teenage cancer patient, their romance leads James on a journey back to civilization. Agnès Merlet (Artemisia) directs this whimsical fable about learning to live with the curses—and blessings—we inherit. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
One night, Henry (Zach Braff) and Nathalie’s (Isabelle Blais) lives tragically collide. The impact of their choices force them both to confront loss, love and life, and decide if the high cost of living is worth the price. | Read MoreDrama
Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air) makes her directorial debut and stars in an adaptation of Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir. Set in a tight-knit spiritual community at the height of feminism in the 1960-70s, Higher Ground is an exquisite study of one woman's internal struggle with love and relationships. Farmiga delivers a nuanced performance straight from the gut, with compelling support from John Hawkes, Donna Murphy, Bill Irwin, and Joshua Leonard. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
What begins as a happy honeymoon for Bea (Rose Leslie) and Paul (Harry Treadaway) takes a sinister turn when Bea disappears and is discovered the next day naked in the woods with no memory of how she got there. Soon, Bea begins an escalating shift from a carefree young woman to a cold, distant, and calculating one. Supernatural forces may be at work, but they uncannily echo anxieties that come with a new marriage in Leigh Janiak’s domestic drama. | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker