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Starring Elia Suleiman, Ali Suliman, François Girard, Gael García Bernal, Stephen McHattie, Kwasi Songui, Grégoire Colin, Holden Wong, Alain Dahan and Vincent Maraval. Directed by Elia Suleiman.

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

REVIEWS It Must Be Heaven - A lyrical and absurdist trip around the world

CLIMAX (2018)
Starring Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Alaia Alsafir, Mamadou Bathily, Ashley Biscette, Lakdhar Dridi, Taylor Kastle, Claude Gajan Maude, Kendall Mugler and Thea Carla Schott. Directed by Gaspar Noé.

In the mid 90s, 20 urban dancers join together for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located at the heart of a forest. When their drinks are spiked by LSD the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness seizes them. Soon it is impossible for them to resist the hypnotic and the increasing electric rhythm of the music. While some feel in paradise, most of them plunge into hell.

REVIEWS Climax - An all-dancing, drug-fuelled nightmare

Starring Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.

Jesse turns sixteen and moves to Los Angeles to launch a career as a model. An innocent teenager with the elfin face to match, Jesse is told she has just the right look to succeed and become an in-demand star. But her immediate attainment of the top rung stokes jealousy in the other models around her, and attracts the most predatory type of man, and if Jesse is to survive the meat factory that is fashion, she’s going to have to become more cutthroat than everyone stacked against her.

REVIEWS The Neon Demon - A remarkable yet problematic fever dream

Directed by Michaël Dudok De Wit.

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, 'The Red Turtle' recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.

REVIEWS The Red Turtle - A remarkable debut & collaboration

Starring Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown, Rhatha Phongam, Tom Burke, Byron Gibson, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Charlie Ruedpokanon and Wannisa Peungpa. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.

Julian is the manager of a Thai Boxing club that doubles as a front for his family’s drug smuggling operation, headed by his mother, Jenna. When his brother murders a prostitute and is turn killed by the girl’s father, Julian is charged with exacting revenge from those who allowed justice to be dealt in this way.

REVIEWS Only God Forgives - Time to meet the devil
Only God Forgives - A neon-lit nightmare

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