Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard returns to the screen with Film Socialisme, a magisterial essay on the decline of European Civilization. As a garish cruise ship travels the Mediterranean (with Patti Smith among its guests), Godard embarks on a state of the EU address in a vibrant collage of philosophical quotes, historical revelations and pure cinematographic beauty.
Koji Wakamatsu’s epic docudrama explores the political unrest of 1960s Japan, when mass student uprisings coincided with the beginnings of the far-left United Red Army group, which tortured and murdered its “deviant” members during a 1972 training session.
During the Second Sino-Japanese War, a village woman is given the grueling task of looking after (and fulfilling the sexual needs of) her quadruple-amputee husband, a decorated solider tortured by memories of his war crimes.
In the days leading up to Christmas, a married man forces himself to choose between his wife and his mistress.
Lucas Belvaux’s edge-of-your-seat thriller — inspired by the 1978 kidnapping of French industrialist Edouard-Jean Empain — features a career-defining performance by Yvan Attal(Munich, My Wife Is an Actress) as a millionaire playboy who is abducted and held for ransom for 60 days.
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