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Amazonia Chinese Puzzle Stranger by the Lake The Last of The Unjust Tom à la ferme Venus in Fur

Amazonia

An adventure for the whole family! After a plane crash, a capuchin monkey born and raised in captivity finds himself alone and lost in the wilderness of the Amazon jungle. Unprepared, the little monkey feels helpless with this sudden freedom. He finds himself face to face with all types of forest animals: jaguars, crocodiles, boas, tapirs, giant otters... He soon understands that finding fellow capuchin monkeys and being adopted by them may be his only hope for survival.

Chinese Puzzle

Xavier returns to the screen along with Wendy, Isabelle and Martine 15 years after L’Auberge espagnole and 10 years since Russian Dolls. Xavier still hasn’t really settled down and if anything, his life looks like it’s getting even more complicated. He has two kids now, and his thirst for travel has brought him to New York, in the heart of Chinatown. Xavier is trying to carve out a place for himself as a son, as a father, and as a man in general but his life is like a Chinese puzzle!

Stranger by the Lake

One of the most critically acclaimed films of the year, Stranger by the lake has been described as a modern-day Hitchcockian masterpiece. A picturesque cruising spot in the countryside of France sets the scene between desire and murder. Franck, a regular at the lake, meets the handsome Michel and soon falls in love with the mysterious stranger. When a body is discovered in the lake, Franck and Michel soon become primary suspects of the investigation. Stranger by the Lake is a unique, erotic thriller of seduction and sexual obsession that builds to an unforgettable and terrifying climax.

Last of the Unjust

Three decades after his cinematic landmark, Shoah, Claude Lanzmann once again reorients our understanding of the Holocaust. The Last of the Unjust is built around extended interviews with Rabbi Benjamin Murmelstein, the last surviving Jewish elder of Theresienstadt (the so-called “model” ghetto) and a divisive figure among the camp’s surviving inhabitants. Intercut with footage of Lanzmann himself revisiting specific sites in Vienna and the Czech Republic, the gregarious Murmelstein – recanting his “testimony” in German – gives over the unique harrowing perspective of an ordained Jew who worked for the Waffen SS and the notorious Adolf Eichmann. Murmelstein makes for a compelling paradox, leaving us to debate, rather than judge, his role in the madness of the time.

Tom à la ferme

Tom, a young adman, travels to the country for a funeral. There, he’s shocked to find out no one knows who he is, nor who he was to the deceased, whose brother soon sets the rules of a twisted game. In order to protect the family’s name and grieving mother, Tom now has to play the peace-keeper in a household whose obscure past bodes even greater darkness for his “trip” to the farm.

Venus in fur

Alone in a Parisian theatre after a day of auditioning actresses, Thomas is complaining over the phone about the lack of quality auditions. He is getting ready to leave when Vanda appears. She embodies everything Thomas hates and will stop at nothing to get the part. But when Thomas finds himself backed into a corner, he lets her try her luck and is amazed to see Vanda transformed. The “audition” lengthens and intensifies, and Thomas’s attraction starts to develop into an obsession...

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