Low-level gangster Byung-doo takes on a high-risk mission to pay the bills for his widowed mother and siblings. But when he succeeds, he finds himself quickly rising through the ranks of South Korea's organized crime world, paving the way for this exceptional saga of greed, betrayal, violence and tragedy. The literal translation of the Korean title is "mean streets."
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Think Jackass on crack and you've got the boys of Dirty Sanchez -- Great Britain's troupe of raunchy madmen on a world tour of depravity. With wicked nasty stunts such as liposuction drinking games, beer enema shotguns, things that shouldn't be done with male genitalia, and more, Dirty Sanchez should be viewed with a cast-iron stomach and a twisted sense of humor. Mature audiences only.
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It's a super-sized superhero Tribeca Talks event! Join the people who bring our favorite webbed hero to the big screen - filmmakers Avi Arad, Laura Ziskin, Kevin Feige, and Grant Curtis as they discuss stretching the limits of imagination with the newest installment of the Spider-Man franchise - opening May 4th - - a wild and dramatic ride for Peter Parker. | Read More
Dorme (meaning "sleep") takes us on a magical journey into the world of dreams, that mystical place our spirits go to play when our bodies go to sleep at night. A beautiful and mesmerizing fantasy film, Dorme is a celebration of the sub-conscious mind, an artistic feast for the eyes and an escape for the soul. Told without the use of words, this universal story is about a boy lulled to sleep by a captivating melody only to begin his adventure of transformation and discovery. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Animation
If seeing is believing, watching these kids Double Dutch elicits double-takes and disbelief. Chronicling the world of competitive jump roping, this energetic documentary follows two teenage teams that combine dance and gymnastics to breathtaking effect, as they prepare and contend for the world championship at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
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Sad and angry after losing her mother, 14-year-old Alyssa goes to live in the Bahamas with the father she never knew she had-a dolphin researcher busy keeping the island from becoming a tourist attraction. It's a rocky start for father and daughter, but Alyssa soon embraces the sea and finds she shares her father's talent for communicating with dolphins. Presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Ages 14+
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In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. - Twelfth Night
Ah, to be famous. The money, the lifestyle, the paparazzi picking through your garbage can...With the price tag on interviews, pictures, anything having to do with a celebrity growing higher each day, Tribeca Talks gets serious about fame. What drives it, who wants it and is it something you are born to have? Our panel of scientists and damage control experts discuss the psychological roots behind the need to swivel necks and the collateral damage that comes with being a household name. | Read More
Baseball is everything in Norway, Iowa, but when government authorities decide the small town's population no longer warrants its own high school, a longstanding baseball tradition is in peril. Sean Astin stars as the new and untested coach who must provide Norway with one exciting final season in this heartwarming story based on true events.
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On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks--an acrimonious domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.
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Heartbreak and hope abound in this engrossing documentary about the holy grail of horse racing-the Kentucky Derby. Two brothers travel from Arkansas to Dubai and on to Churchill Downs to trace the paths of six rising equine stars, including the heroic Barbaro, and the people, passion and dreams at the core of this breakneck competition.
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