Selected highlights from our earlier catalogue.
A critical and audience favourite at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Paweł Pawlikowski’s ravishing, music-fuelled romance charts two mismatched lovers caught between East and West in 1950s Europe.
The endearing new comedy from Philippe Le Guay (The Women On The 6th Floor) is a warm tale of a small farming community who must put their grievances (and inhibitions) aside in order to save their village.
A 2018 Academy Award nominee, the internationally acclaimed film from award-winning writer/director Ziad Doueiri is a thrilling legal drama centering on a minor disagreement that escalates into a nationwide controversy.
Writer/director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson’s delicious black comedy of bad behaviour follows a simmering feud between two neighbouring suburban Icelandic families that gets quite out of hand.
Heralded Norwegian writer/director Joachim Trier’s thriller about a lonely young student who may have kinetic powers is a daring and resonant exploration of the dangers of repression, and a sexy, head-spinning treat.
The breakout critical discovery of the 2017 Berlinale, where it was named Best First Feature, Carla Simón’s autobiographical Catalan jewel is one of the most evocative and affecting depictions of childhood seen in years.
Hugo Gélin’s bona fide crowd-pleaser, the most popular French-language film of 2017 worldwide, stars the irrepressible Omar Sy in a tailor-made role as a bon vivant whose life is turned upside down by an infant daughter.
A hugely entertaining blend of humour, truthfulness and sensitivity, Blandine Lenoir’s warm-hearted romantic comedy stars Agnès Jaoui as a middle-aged woman in the midst of major personal and professional life changes.
Based on true events, writer/director Fellipe Barbosa’s spectacular film is a richly layered road movie; a re-creation of a journey through Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, as through the eyes of the eponymous traveller.
The searing, multi award-winning new drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev (Leviathan, Elena, The Return), LOVELESS is a razor-sharp and gripping portrayal of a family – and society – on the precipice of collapse.
The breakout discovery of the 2016 Venice Film Festival, Swedish-Sami filmmaker Amanda Kernell’s striking directorial debut is a female coming-of-age story told with emotional power.
The hilarious and poignant comedy from Finnish master Aki Kaurismäki (Drifting Clouds, Le Havre) is a hugely enjoyable tale of the friendship between a young immigrant and a middle-aged Helsinki restaurateur.
The breakout French hit of the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival, writer/director Carine Tardieu’s charming romantic comedy is a winning tale of parenthood, love and family, both lost and found.
From Oscar-nominated Czech director Jan Hřebejk (Divided We Fall) comes a black comedy inspired by the true story of a Communist-era school teacher who manipulated her pupils for personal gain.
From César-winning writer/director Martin Provost (Séraphine), THE MIDWIFE marks the remarkable pairing of two of French cinema’s most beloved stars, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot.
From award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski comes the long-awaited biography of artist Touko Laaksonen, the man behind the iconic signature ‘Tom of Finland’, and the events that influenced his iconic homoerotic drawings.
French singer/actress Soko and Lily-Rose Depp lead a star-studded cast in Stéphanie Di Giusto’s spectacularly mounted screen biography, inspired by the true story of two rival pioneers of modern dance in the Belle Epoque.
Based on extraordinary true events, Erik Poppe’s superbly-realised box office hit is an absorbing tale of morality and honour set in Norway during a pivotal moment in World War II as German forces arrive.
The #1 smash-hit of the 2017 Spanish Film Festival, Paco León’s vibrant comedy depicts a collection of Madrid lovers for an outrageously provocative take on what can happen behind closed doors.
Cynthia Nixon gives a career-best performance as the legendary 19th Century poet Emily Dickinson in the luminous and intensely moving new film from award-winning British filmmaker Terence Davies.
A glorious mix of history and imagination, NERUDA is multi award-winning director Pablo Larraín’s lavishly mounted and grandly entertaining depiction of the manhunt for titular Chilean poet and politician.
Isabelle Huppert stars in acclaimed writer/director Mia Hansen-Løve’s stunning drama, a resonant and affecting portrait of a fifty-something woman who, after living comfortably for many years, must suddenly reinvent her life.
Writer/director Martin Zandvliet’s multi award-winning historical drama tells a gripping story of redemption and forgivenesss, as it follows a group of captured soldiers in Denmark in the immediate aftermath of WWII.
The multi award-winning new comedy of manners from Paolo Genovese is a fiendishly clever take on decorum in the age of modern technology, and poses the question: how well do we really know those close to us?
Julien Rappeneau’s enchanting directorial debut ROSALIE BLUM is a warm, witty and impeccably performed comedy about a random encounter that has unexpected and life-changing consequences.
Klaus Härö’s multi award-winning drama movingly depicts the true story of fencing master Endel Neils, who risked his life to give a group of children something to believe in in post-War Estonia.
Striking a delicious balance between non-stop gags and some very pointed cultural criticism, Gennaro Nunziante’s comedy is the highest grossing film in Italian cinema history.
Cecile de France and Izïa Higelin star in Catherine Corsini's luminous, award-winning romance set in the turbulent 1970’s, about love, duty and the courage required to pursue happiness no matter the cost.
Two of the greatest talents in modern Spanish cinema – Ricardo Darin and Javier Cámara – take centre stage in Cesc Gay's funny, heartfelt portrait of friendship, and life’s unexpected ups and downs.
Ciro Guerre’s breathtaking, Oscar-nominated cinematic odyssey through the Amazon follows the quests of two Western explorers (one in 1909 and the other in the 1940s) in search of a rare flower.
Academy-Award winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling, emotionally rich debut feature from Italian wunderkind Piero Messina.
Writer/director Edoardo Falcone's wildly entertaining and multi award-winning debut feature pits a man with a God-complex against the charismatic local parish priest in an almighty battle of wills.
Acclaimed Italian auteur Nanni Moretti semi-autobiographical and award-winning dramedy stars the stunning Margherita Buy as a filmmaker struggling to balance life and art.
Winner of Un Certain Regard at Cannes 2015, this wryly observed fable about two obstinate brothers begins as a droll comedy about sheep farming and grows into a gracefully moving tale about family and legacy.
From Sue Brooks, the multi award-winning director of Japanese Story and Road To Nhill, LOOKING FOR GRACE is an intimate, funny and profoundly moving story about chance, fate and the complexities of family life.
A captivating new star is born in THE BÉLIER FAMILY, Eric Lartigau’s uproarious new comedy about family ties, the joy of music and breaking free, introducing beautiful newcomer Louane Emera.
From acclaimed writer/director Céline Sciamma (Tomboy, Water Lilies), GIRLHOOD is a sensational story of female empowerment set in the tough neighbourhoods of Paris.
A career-best Viggo Mortensen leads David Oelhoffen's masterful drama, a gripping tale of morality and friendship set during the Algerian War, based on a story by Albert Camus.
Mia Hansen-Løve's exhilarating, semi-biographical drama is set against the rise of the ‘French touch’ electronic music scene in the 1990s, one that spawned worldwide superstars like Daft Punk and Cassius.
Hilarious, smart & thought-provoking, Italian comedian and satirist Pierfrancesco ‘Pif’ Diliberto’s hugely entertaining romantic comedy of childhood and first love is set in the tumultuous world of 1970’s Italy.
Inspired by true events, this enchanting and powerfully affecting film from David & Nathan Zellner tells the true story of a young woman’s extraordinary journey from Japan to Minnesota, in search of a mythic fortune.
Heralded in Cannes (and declared a “5-star masterpiece” by The Guardian), the stunning new film from modern Russian master Andrey Zvyagintzev (The Return, Elena) is a gripping parable of class, faith and corruption.
The heralded Orizzonti winner of Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, EASTERN BOYS is the astonishing second feature from Robin Campillo, creator of the international phenomenon The Returned.
Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Michael Nyqvist star in Marc Fitoussi's fabulous romantic comedy, a delicious fable about how everyday choices shape our lives.
Set in Franco’s Spain, David Trueba's buoyant and heartfelt comedy stars Javier Cámara as a free-spirited English teacher determined to meet his idol, John Lennon, and the inspirational effect he has on two young people who share in the journey.
Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross’ celebrated drama is an unforgettable story of two young girls navigating the complex ties of friendship, love and family within a world of upheaval.
Eddie Marsan stars in the long-awaited new film from Uberto Pasolini, the producer of ‘The Full Monty’, a poignant drama about a quiet man who finds joy in helping everyone but himself.
The winner of the Golden Bear at the 2013 Berlinale, Cãlin Peter Netzer‘s riveting drama centres on a mother’s twisted affection for her son, and the repercussions of her actions when his wellbeing is placed in jeopardy.
Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, THE GREAT BEAUTY is Paolo Sorrentino’s evocative tale of hedonism and lost love, and an extraordinary depiction of contemporary Rome.
Ruben Alves’ semi-autobiographical Parisian comedy follows a hardworking couple whose dream of returning to their homeland is secretly undermined by their friends and family.
Celebrated French master Olivier Assayas’ loosely autobiographical drama charts social change and the political and artistic awakening of a group of young teenagers in the early 1970s.
Winner of the Berlin Silver Bear, Ursula Meier’s deeply affecting humanist drama of two siblings struggling to find a place in the world, and their determination to make it on their own, stars Lea Seydoux and Kacey Mottet Klein.
Academy Award-nominee Sarah Polley’s extraordinary documentary is a deeply moving portrait of a family dealing with a legacy of secrets and lies, and the elusive nature of truth itself.
From gifted actor-turned-director Jalil Lespert, AGAINST THE WIND is a radiant, emotional and superbly realised story of one father’s challenge to keep his family together after his wife disappears.
One of the most star-studded casts in modern Spanish cinema feature in writer/director Cesc Gay's witty and scathing portrait of forty-something men, and the changing gender roles of contemporary Barcelona.
A love story told in two unique parts, Miguel Gomes' TABU is, quite simply, a film unlike anything you’ve ever seen: an enthralling story of obsession, memory and dangerous forbidden romance.
Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains, this award-winning drama follows a young couple on the journey of a lifetime and an incident that irrevocably transforms their relationship.
Małgorzata Szumowska's provocative, adults-only drama stars Academy Award-winner Juliette Binoche as a journalist whose personal life choices are put to the test when she uncovers some discomforting home truths.
The eternal wisdom of Woody Allen informs Sophie Lellouche’s delicious romantic comedy about a young woman whose choices in life and love are shaped by the philosophies of her favourite filmmaker.
Winner of Best Film at Cannes Directors' Fortnight, Bouli Lanners’ hilarious, multi award-winning film takes its cues from Mark Twain in exploring the uncharted and misunderstood world of adolescence.
The 2012 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film nominee MONSIEUR LAZHAR is a profoundly moving story about a group of young schoolchildren coming to terms with the adult world well before their time.
The internationally-heralded winner of the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival, Oliver Hermanus’ BEAUTY is a stunningly controlled, powerful story of a middle-aged man in turmoil.
The winner of the Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize at Cannes 2011, Russian maestro Andrey Zvyagintsev's taut & engrossing drama is a moral tale of loyalties, familial ties and a coveted inheritance.
Based on real-life events, Valérie Donzelli's moving drama follows a young Parisian couple suddenly dragged from their carefree existence by an unexpected twist of fate, and their against-the-odds determination to defy it.
Based on remarkable true events in Norway in 1915, Marius Holst's drama tells an extraordinary story of friendship, loyalty and rebellion, set on a remote ice-bound island reform school.
The gorgeous romantic drama from Mia Hansen-Løve (Father of My Children) is a personal story of love, loss and the tender memories from youth that can never truly be erased.
Led by Catherine Deneuve and Chiara Mastroianni, this exquisitely romantic musical-drama from Christophe Honoré spans over four decades as it follows a mother and daughter’s twin misadventures in love.
Fabrice Luchini & Sandrine Kiberlain head a stellar cast in Philippe Le Guay’s delicious upstairs/downstairs comedy, where the vibrant maids create upheaval in an elegant Parisian apartment complex in 1962.
Featuring an all-star cast including Monica Bellucci and Robert De Niro, the sexy new romantic comedy from writer/director Giovanni Veronesi (Manual of Love) is told in three interconnected chapters.
2012 Academy Award nominee – Best Animated Film. By day, a child’s beloved companion… by night, a rooftop-roaming thief! Meet Dino, a common house cat who lives a double life.
The tender, frank and award-winning debut feature from Katell Quillévéré has a young girl’s impending confirmation as the setting for a collision between love, faith and burgeoning sexuality.
Grégory Gadebois and Clotilde Hesme star in the award-winning debut feature from writer/director Alix Delaporte, an arresting and intimate drama about two lost souls in search of human connection.
Set against the spectacular, otherworldly landscape of the windswept Arctic Circle, Alexei Popogrebsky’s multi-award winning thriller is an immersive and compelling morality tale of isolation and survival against the elements.
Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star in Derek Cianfrance's powerful romantic drama about a couple who fall in love in their early twenties, and then face challenges to their marriage six years later.
There’s something in the water… Part vérité travelogue, part expose, part mystery, part showdown, Josh Fox’s Oscar-nominated film is a compelling and emotional plea for scrutiny of the powerful gas industry.
Winner of the Cannes Special Jury Prize, Mia Hansen-Løve's superbly perceptive drama is a thought-provoking and deeply moving portrait of a family undergoing a dramatic rupture.
Oscar-nominee Michael Shannon is the wry, dry anti-hero of Noah Bushel's stylish and unique modern-day noir, playing an unwaveringly old-fashioned private detective prone to sardonic wit, alcohol, and capital-T trouble.
Philippe Lioret’s multi award-winning drama is an inspiring and compassionate story about the hope of new beginnings, centered on two couples contending with issues of separation and dislocation.
The breakout comedy sensation of Cannes 2009, graphic artist Riad Sattouf’s debut is an hilarious and painfully true-to-life portrait of the humiliations and tribulations of being a teen.
An exotic city of secrets, an Italian seduction… a place to start again. Acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom assembles a powerhouse cast including Colin Firth and Catherine Keener for this haunting, suspenseful drama.
One Hundred and Fifty Spears, Ten Canoes, Three Wives… Trouble. An extraordinary & ground-breaking comic parable about forbidden love from Rolf de Heer & the Yolgnu people of Ramingining.
Papua New Guinea, 1942: The battle for the track has begun. Featuring a talented cast of upcoming stars, Alister Grierson's powerful debut is based on a true story, and inspired by the Australian fighting spirit.