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2021

Our films for 2021.

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE SEASON NOW SHOWING!

From writer/director Icíar Bollaín, the joyous new romantic comedy ROSA’S WEDDING features the superb Candela Peña as a woman who finally decides to take charge of her life after always putting others first.

2021 SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL - UNTIL 4 AUG

Set in Denmark’s underbelly, debut writer/director Jeanette Nordahl’s striking Scandi noir follows an impressionable teenage girl who’s placed in the care of an estranged aunt (a remarkable Sidse Babett Knudsen), the head of a family crime syndicate.

2021 SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL - UNTIL 4 AUG

Writer/director Grímur Hákonarson’s eagerly-anticipated follow up to the worldwide hit Rams is a rousing, David-and-Goliath comedy about a farmer’s wife who steps up to take on the corrupt local co-op in her remote Icelandic valley.

2021 SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL - UNTIL 4 AUG

Rising Norwegian star Josefine Frida shines in Jorunn Myklebust Syversen’s provocative new drama about a young evangelical dance champion whose faith is tested, prompting her to search for radical solutions.

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 6 & 14 AUG

Inspired by true events, Jasmila Žbanić’s gripping, Oscar-nominated thriller depicts the unforgettable story of a UN translator attempting to save the lives of her family, whilst pandemonium and escalating conflict rages around them.

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 8 & 14 AUG

Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert's beguiling modern fable is about an affluent Polish community forever altered by the arrival of an enigmatic stranger who may - or may not - have powers of healing.

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 11 & 15 AUG

Internationally heralded as a major cinematic discovery, Dea Kulumbegashvili’s multi award-winning debut BEGINNING is an arresting drama about a devout woman who undergoes a dramatic crisis of faith.

NOW AVAILABLE TO OWN OR VIEW ON DEMAND

Bold and dazzling, acclaimed writer/director Pietro Marcello adapts Jack London’s novel about a self-taught and outspoken writer, provocatively transposing the story into a pivotal moment in Italy’s pre-War history.

COMING SOON TO DVD & VIEW ON DEMAND

Featuring an all-star Argentinian cast (including Ricardo Darín and son Chino on screen together for the first time), Sebastián Borensztein’s comedy is a rousing tale of working-class solidarity and collective revenge.

OUT 1 SEP ON DVD & VIEW ON DEMAND

The remarkable Pablo Larraín (No, Jackie, Neruda) unites Gael García Bernal with striking newcomer Mariana Di Girolamo for an immersive and incendiary new drama about a young mother's secretive plan to reunite her family.

OUT 1 SEP ON DVD & VIEW ON DEMAND

Lambert Wilson stars in writer/director Gabriel Le Bomin’s spectacularly-mounted biographical drama, a stirring depiction of a crucial period in the life of one of modern French history's most famous figures.

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE SEASON NOW SHOWING!

An Official Selection at Cannes, Caroline Vignal’s hilarious and life-affirming comedy jewel stars the wonderful Laure Calamy as a woman who finds herself on a journey of self-discovery in somewhat unexpected circumstances.

A FILM BY DANIEL BRÜHL

In this darkly comic skewering of celebrity and privilege, Daniel Brühl (Goodbye Lenin, Rush, The Falcon & The Winter Soldier) plays a famous actor whose day gets completely railroaded by a stranger with ulterior motives.

A FILM BY DOMINIK GRAF

Writer/director Dominik Graf re-unites Never Look Away stars Tom Schiller and Saskia Rosendahl for an exhilarating coming-of-age drama set in Berlin in the hedonistic twilight years of Weimar Germany.

A FILM BY MARIA SCHRADER

A beguiling fusion of modern romance and futurism, Maria Schrader’s romantic comedy questions what it means to be human, as a scientist agrees to live with a human-like robot that has been designed to be her perfect life partner.

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE SEASON COMMENCES BOXING DAY (26 DEC)

Set in 1789 France, just prior to the Revolution, Éric Besnard’s mouth-watering comedy pairs Grégory Gadebois and Isabelle Carré as a gifted chef and his apprentice, who must find the resolve to free themselves from servitude.

COMING TO CINEMAS IN 2021

Inspired by remarkable true events, Emmanuel Courcol’s rousing, Cannes-selected charmer follows a dedicated out-of-work actor (Kad Merad) whose life begins to look up when he takes a new job teaching theatre to inmates.

OUT 4 AUG ON DVD & VIEW ON DEMAND

The new film from Oscar-winning writer/director Alejandro Amenábar (The Sea Inside) is a powerful and hugely resonant historical drama set during the first months of the Spanish Civil War.

OUT 4 AUG ON DVD & VIEW ON DEMAND

Set within Vienna's elite, the wickedly entertaining new film from writer/director Marc Fitoussi (Folies Bergère) is a sexy, Chabrol-esque marital thriller featuring the sensational Karin Viard in one of her most vivacious roles.

NOW AVAILABLE TO OWN OR VIEW ON DEMAND

Sigourney Weaver and radiant new talent Margaret Qualley star in a hugely enjoyable adaptation of Joanna Rakoff’s internationally bestselling memoir from Oscar-nominee Phillipe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar).