A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.
What happens when the man hired to protect you may be the real threat? Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone) stars as Vincent, a troubled Afghanistan veteran who, after being discharged from the army, becomes bodyguard to the wife (Diane Kruger) and young son of a wealthy Lebanese businessman at their luxurious villa on the French Riviera. But trapped in a perpetual mental warzone, the unstable Vincent must determine which dangers to the family are real and which are the product of his PTSD-fueled paranoia if he is going to keep them safe. Director Alice Winocour (Augustine) masterfully keeps the tension simmering in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller.
French Army Captain Antares Bonassieu and his squad are assigned to monitor a remote valley of Wakhan, Afghanistan on the border of Pakistan. Negotiating control of the region between local shepherds and possible Taliban sympathizers grows more and more tenuous for them as men from all sides start mysteriously disappearing. Unable to explain this eerie phenomenon, the soldiers find themselves embroiled in an existential nightmare, desperate for their own safety. Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival.
A sixteen-year-old boy schemes his way into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events.
Mel Gibson is John Link, an ex-convict who fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. In this thrilling action film, John must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive. BLOOD FATHER also stars Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and William H. Macy.
On a remote island commune just off the coast of France, Sasha, a lonely mother of a ten-month-old daughter takes in Tatiana, a drifter backpacking across the country. Initially wary of the stranger's odd presence, Sasha opens herself up to Tatiana as the tension builds between the two.
A thief (Jeremy Irons) on the run from a life of crime. A nightclub singer (Patricia Kaas) hoping to escape from the blues of heartache. Two lost souls who have become fugitives from the past...but now, fate is about to bring them together in the unfolding present. halfway around the world, in a mysterious and enchanted village, they will each seek a way to literally save their endangered lives, while discovering a love that will radically change them.
One of the most celebrated motion pictures ever to explore the art of music, Tous les Matins du Monde presents renowned actor Sandrine Bonnaire (Cyrano de Bergerac, Jean de Florette) and all-star international cast in a provocative tale of romance, lust, desire and devotion. Based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protégé Marin Marais, this cinematic masterpiece also features a best-selling classical soundtrack performed and conducted by Jordi Savall.
From Fox Searchlight, Tilda Swinton & Ralph Fiennes are on fire in this provocative story of emotional betrayal and sexual desire. Swinton plays a famous rock star vacationing with her lover, but their lives are soon disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old flame (Fiennes) and his seductive daughter (Dakota Johnson), creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and – ultimately – danger.
From director Olivier Assayas comes this erotic thriller starring Asia Argento as Sandra, a former prostitute, and Michael Madsen as Miles, her onetime pimp-turned-high powered businessman. MPAA Rating: R
After abandoning his family 17 years ago, an elderly farmer, Alfonso, returns home to care for his ailing son. He discovers the landscape once familiar to him has been ravaged by toxic smoke and resembles a wasteland, as the vast sugar cane fields surrounding his house are burned during harvest. While reconciling his past, Alfonso must save his family from this life-threatening situation. A powerful reflection on fighting to recover ties that bind loved ones, LAND AND SHADE won the prestigious Camera d’Or (best first feature) at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Mika (Isabelle Huppert) is the head of a Swiss chocolate company and insists on dispensing a surprisingly potent blend of hot chocolate and sedatives to her family. Married for the second time to her concert-pianist husband Andre, the two live with their son Guillaume, who clearly shares none of his father’s musical talent. Into their lives steps a young woman born on the same day as Guillaume and, as we learn, was almost switched at birth with him. Does her prolific talent at the piano hint at a deeper connection? And will there be enough chocolate to go around?
A century-old double murder haunts Jean (Catherine McCormack), a photographer who travels to Smuttyhouse Island, the scene of the crime, to investigate. Attempting to save her troubled marriage to renowned poet Thomas (Sean Penn), she invites him along with his brother Rich (Josh Lucas) and his girlfriend Adaline (Elizabeth Hurley). As Jean delves deeper into the odd case files, she finds evidence that the man convicted and put to death for the killings may not have been the murderer. The sole survivor of the slaughterwas a woman (Sarah Polley) whose unhappy marriage mirrors Jean's. Past and present collide when a cataclysmic storm burgeons into jealousy and suddenly it becomes clear to Jean who the real killer is...
Two female students, Marie and Alex, set off to Alex's parent's secluded homestead in the country to relax and study. Come nightfall, Hell pulls up at the front door. Alex, bound and gagged, is taken away, with Marie left alluding the intruder. Can she save her friend's life in time? Or is everything all that it seems.