A Separation (Iran)
Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of
a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh.
Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering
father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents’ home, but Termeh
decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father
in his wife’s absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when
he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on
the line than just his marriage.
The Kid With A Bike (Belgium)
When his father abandons him, Cyril obsessively tries to find his bicycle—after all, his
father must have cared about him enough not to sell that off, he reasons. Almost by
accident, he becomes the ward of a kind hairdresser, a woman who seems surprised
to find herself so determined to help him. With his wild, unpredictable behavior and his
disastrous search for father figures, Cyril risks losing her—though she refuses to give up
without a fight. Full of heartbreaking betrayals and unexpected grace, THE KID WITH A
BIKE is a film about a child, abandoned to the elements, learning to become good.
When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends
her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced
and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life again.
Christian, her ex husband is quickly softened by her tough manipulative but charming
figure and agrees. She has to prove to herself and to him, that she is worth the try. But
the hard life on stage, and the ghosts of the past slowly comes knocking on her door.
Thea is forced to face her inner voices. She is bound to give in to her faith, and make
Beasts of the Southern Wild (USA)
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a
sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her
childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in
balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the
structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero
must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.
Uriel and his father Eliezer are both professors in Talmudic Studies at Jerusalem’s
Hebrew University. But while Uriel is often recognized for his broader approach to
teaching, Eliezer’s only real recognition is a footnote hidden somewhere within the pages
of an old obscure tome. Eliezer one day learns that he’s been chosen as the recipient of
a prestigious Israel prize and Uriel finds himself in a dark struggle. Will he stand by his
father’s success or sabotage him for his own advancement?
Headhunters stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming
scoundrel and Norway’s most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury
well beyond his means, and stealing art to subsidize his expensive lifestyle. When his
beautiful gallery owner wife introduces him to a former mercenary in the possession
of an extremely valuable painting, he decides to risk it all to get his hands on it, and in
doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man. Headhunters is based
on Jo Nesbø’s best-selling thriller from 2008.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Saturday, October 13, 2012
|12:30 PM||The Kid With A Bike|
|2:30 PM||Beasts of the Southern Wild|
|7:30 PM||A Separation|
Sunday, October 14, 2012
|5:30 PM||A Separation|
|7:30 PM||The Kid With A Bike|
Monday, October 15, 2012
|5:30 PM||Beasts of the Southern Wild|
|7:30 PM||A Separation|
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
|5:30 PM||The Kid With A Bike|
|7:30 PM||Beasts of the Southern Wild|
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