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2000 Jakarta International Film Festival

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Fitzcarraldo

$15.95 | 157 minutes

Director Werner Herzog returns to the exotic locales and obsessive themes of previous works in his Amazon masterpiece, FITZCARRALDO. Klaus Kinski gives a terrifying and determined portrayal of mad genius Fitzcarraldo, whose twin goals of making a fortune off the Amazon rubber trade and bringing an opera house to the jungle give the film&hellip&hellip…

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Leila

$17.95 | 129 minutes

Modern sensibilities clash with ancient customs in this poetic, emotional film from acclaimed Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui. Newlyweds Reza and Leila--wealthy, young, deeply in love--face a crisis when Leila is diagnosed as infertile. The couple agrees that they don't need children, but Leila is still burdened with feelings of inadequacy&hellip&hellip…

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Seventeen Years

$23.95 | 85 minutes

Living together in a claustrophobic home in a rundown part of Tianjin, China, stepsisters Tao Lan (Lin Liu) and Yu Xiaoquin (Yun Li) are forced to share everything, yet they couldn't have less in common. Tao Lan is a free spirit who is proud of her working-class roots, while studious Yu Xiaoquin is attractive and sophisticated; their&hellip&hellip…

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Tuvalu

$21.95 | 86 minutes

A small town indoor pool and the limitless mind of one of the pool employees make the setting for this stunning comedic fantasy. The pool is where local residents go to escape the daily grind and enter a fantastical dream world. Adrift in these daydreams, the Anton (Denis Lavant) finds Eva (Chulpan Hamatova), a beautiful woman who has&hellip&hellip…

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Chronicle of a Disappearance

$23.95 | 88 minutes

In this political comedy, filmmaker and star Elia Suleiman returns to his Palestinian homeland after spending 12 years studying film in New York. What follows is a series of vignettes expressing the director's personal views on the quality of contemporary Israeli-Arab life. Suleiman won the New Director's Showcase Special Jury Prize at&hellip&hellip…

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