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    • Age of uprising : the legend of Michael Kohlhaas
      Age of uprising : the legend of Michael Kohlhaas
      Les Films d'ici [and others]
      With the age of feudalism in decline, Europe rests at a tense crossroads between the old world and the new. Respected, well-to-do horse merchant Michael Kohlhaas is a loving husband and family man leading a peaceful existence, until a ruthless nobleman steals his horses, setting off a chain of irreversible events. Kohlhaas resorts to extremes after these crimes destroy his livelihood and trust in the law, igniting a rampage through the countryside in his quest for justice.
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    • Baby blues
      Baby blues
      screenplay by Raymond Wong
      When a young couple moves into their new home, they find a mysterious doll that changes their lives forever.
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    • Badges of fury.
      Badges of fury.

      When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troublemaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick Wang and grizzled vet Huang who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after discovering all the victims were former boyfriends of aspiring starlet Liu, the detectives must play a deadly game. One of them must go undercover as Liu's lover to lure the killer out.
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    • Circumstance [videorecording]
      Circumstance [videorecording]
      Participant Media
      A coming-of-age story set in the world of Iranian youth culture, filled with sex, drugs and defiance. A wealthy family struggles to contain their teenage daughter's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.
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    • A coffee in Berlin
      A coffee in Berlin
      Music Box Films presents
      Niko is having a tough morning. He's broken up with his girlfriend, been cut off from his monthly allowance, and was just declared "emotionally unstable" by a court-appointed psychologist. If only he could find a decent cup of coffee. Painting an eventful day-in-the-life of a twenty-something law school dropout, A Coffee In Berlin follows Niko as he drifts through a series of absurd, funning and, ultimately, life-changing encounters with the people and city around him. Photographed in timeless black and white and enriched by a snappy jazz soundtrack, Jan Ole Gerster's vibrant and charming debut, which swept the German Film Awards, is a slacker comedy with a poignant center, and a love-letter to the city of Berlin and Generation Y.
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    • Feng bao
      Feng bao
      Edko Films Limited, Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd., Focus Films Limited, Good Friends Entertainment SDN BHD, China Dream Film Culture Industry Limited, Ample Ideas International Limited, He Xin Zhongshan Jin Investment Management Co., Ltd., Elegance Media Guangdong Co. Ltd., Youku Tudou Inc.
      A well armed crew of seasoned criminals heist another bank and armored car with high-powered weapons. Police Chief Liu understands he must now use extreme tactics to stop the criminals.
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    • A five star life [videorecording]
      A five star life [videorecording]
      writers, Ivan Cotroneo, Francesca Marciano
      Irene is a single career woman in her 40s with a job to die for. As the secret critic, she checks into the world's finest hotels to assess their standards. Her elegant, unattached lifestyle affords her the freedom to jet around the globe at a moment's notice to experience a world of luxury, but doesn't leave her with much of a personal life. After a chance meeting, she's compelled to re-examine her choices and charts her own path to happiness, despite the expectations of others.
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    • Heli
      Heli
      Mantarraya, Tres Tunas en associacion con Nodream
      Love story between a young girl and a seventeen-year old boy, both of whom had connections with drugs but in opposite ways. This creates a conflict for her family and death for some.
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    • Horror story [videorecording]
      Horror story [videorecording]
      Vikram Bhatt presents
      "When seven youngsters challenged each other to spend the night at the infamous hotel at the heart of the city little did they know that this will turn out to be the most horrendous night of their life, rather the last night of their life"--Container.
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    • In film nist [videorecording] = This is not a film
      In film nist [videorecording] = This is not a film
      Jafar Panahi Film Productions
      This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France on a usb drive hidden in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his 2010 sentence (six years in prison and a 20-year ban from filmmaking, interviews or leaving the country) Panahi is seen talking to his family and lawyer on the phone, and discussing his plight with his friend and collaborator, Mirtahmasb.
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    • Kasi az gurbi hay Iruni khabar nadarad [videorecording] = No one knows about Persian cats
      Kasi az gurbi hay Iruni khabar nadarad [videorecording] = No one knows about Persian cats
      director, Bahman Ghobadi
      Follows a pair of young Iranian musicians, recently released from prison, on a mission to take their rock band to Europe. Forbidden by the authorities to play in Iran, they plan their escape abroad with a fast-talking music promoter. Vowing to play one last show before leaving Tehran, their dangerous mission takes them on a free-wheeling journey through the city's vibrant and diverse underground scene, home to an estimated 2,000 illegal independent bands.
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    • Letters from Iwo Jima [videorecording]
      Letters from Iwo Jima [videorecording]
      Warner Bros. Pictures and Dreamworks Pictures present a Malpaso/Amblin Entertainment production
      Sixty-two years ago, U.S. and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil, giving faces and voices to the men who fought there and more. Includes several bonus documentaries.
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    • Mood indigo
      Mood indigo
      screenplay by Michel Gondry and Luc Bossi
      A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chlo and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chlo: a flower begins to grow in her lungs.
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    • The mystery of happiness
      The mystery of happiness
      written by Sergio Dubcovsky and Daniel Burman
      Santiago and Eugenio are best friends who run a thriving electronics store together. One day, Eugenio doesn't come to work, and Santiago delays telling anyone while trying to figure out why. Then Laura, Eugenio's wife, shows up to say that Eugenio has disappeared. Perplexed, the two embark on a journey to find him, only to discover that true happiness can sometimes mean losing everything.
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    • Naruto shippuden. Box set 3, Season one original & uncut [videorecording]
      Naruto shippuden. Box set 3, Season one original & uncut [videorecording]
      TV Tokyo, Studio Pierrot
      After fierce battles with the Akatsuki, Sakura, Granny Chiyo, Kakashi and Naruto have finally retrieved Gaara from Deidara's clutches. But is it all too late?
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    • The raid [videorecording] : redemption
      The raid [videorecording] : redemption
      Sony Pictures Classics
      A SWAT team arrives at a rundown apartment block with a mission to remove its owner, a notorious drug lord named Tama. The building has never been raided before, never been touched by police. Seen as a no-go zone, it has since become a sanctuary to killers, gangs, rapists, and thieves seeking accommodation in the one place they know they cannot be touched. Making their move in the break of dawn, the SWAT team works its way up the building under cover of silence.
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    • The royal Bengal tiger
      The royal Bengal tiger
      Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
      A woman wishes her husband would be more worldly, and not so naive. On her husband's 40th birthday, when everything in his life goes wrong, he reconnects with a best friend he hasn't seen in decades. This friendship causes him to change, and causes his wife's life to be torn apart. She got what she wished most for, but it turns out it was not what she wanted.
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    • The sorcerer and the white snake [videorecording]
      The sorcerer and the white snake [videorecording]
      producer, Chui Po Chu
      Based on a Chinese legend of a man who falls in love with a thousand-year-old white snake transformed into a woman. The sorcerer discovers the white snake's true identity and battles to save the man's soul.
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