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2010 Toronto International Film Festival

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Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

$16.95 | 118 minutes

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE, ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM) turns his focus on New York governor Eliot Spitzer, his valiant crusade to hold large financial institutions accountable for their crimes, and his ultimate downfall after enlisting the services of high-priced call girl Ashley Dupre. Unlike&hellip…

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That Girl in Yellow Boots

$24.95 | 103 minutes

That Girl in Yellow Boots follows Ruth’s family record search to find birth parents. Ruth’s birth parent search leads her to discover the dark secrets of researching family history. IndiepixFilms provides the best place to buy Indie movies and download Indie movies. Consumers can easily download indie movie from Indiepixfilms.com&hellip…

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You Are Here

$19.95 | 78 minutes

You Are Here is the first feature film by internationally acclaimed Toronto-based video artist Daniel Cockburn. Funny, disturbing, and thought-provoking, it pushes at the boundaries of cinematic storytelling -- while creating a deep and strange emotional connection with its cast of characters as they negotiate an absurd and cryptic world&hellip…

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2009 Toronto International Film Festival

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Copyright Criminals

$19.95 | 54 minutes

Copyright Criminals examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, including the related debates over artistic expression, copyright law, and (of course) money. As artists find ever more inventive ways to insert old influences into new material, this documentary asks a critical question, on behalf of an entire&hellip…

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Women Without Men

$350.00 | 99 minutes

Women Without Men, an adaptation of Shahrnush Parsipur's magic realist novel of the same name, is Iranian artist Shirin Neshat's first feature length film. The story chronicles the intertwining lives of four Iranian women during the summer of 1953; a cataclysmic moment in Iranian history when an American led, British backed coup&hellip…

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Samson & Delilah

$24.95 | 100 minutes

Samson and Delilah is one of the best love story movies. Samson and Delilah focuses on signs of true love between two teens in the Australian aboriginal culture. IndiepixFilms provides the best place to buy Indie movies and download Indie movies. Consumers can easily download indie movie from Indiepixfilms.com. Where to download indie&hellip…

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2008 Toronto International Film Festival

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Valentino the Last Emperor

$23.95 | 96 minutes

This documentary offers a fond look at world-renowned fashion designer Valentino Garavani. Vanity Fair writer Matt Tyrnauer sits in the director's chair, pulling back the curtains for an all-access tour of haute-couture culture, recording the corporate struggles and runway-set hilarity as Valentino prepares to retire from his clothing…

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Treeless Mountain

$10.95 | 89 minutes

TREELESS MOUNTAIN is abundant in the only special effect that Hollywoods magical movie-making machines can never generate: sincerity. It is the story of two Korean girls (ages approximately seven and five) whose innocence is tested as they get passed from home to home while their mother searches for their absent father. With only her&hellip…

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Lymelife

$11.95 | 93 minutes

Rory Culkin (MEAN CREEK) stars in the coming-of-age drama LYMELIFE. Set in 1970s Long Island, the film has a WONDER YEARS feel with its friendly spats between brothers and a major crush on the all-American girl next door. As 15-year-old Scott, Culkin shares the screen with real-life brother Kieran Culkin, whose character, Jimmy, is just&hellip…

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Adam Resurrected

$11.95 | 106 minutes

The trouble with Holocaust movies is that they're about the Holocaust; they resurrect an illustrious horror, habited by history's most reliable demons, with little to say except that, yes, this was a tragedy. ADAM RESURRECTED isn't likely to fit anyone's definition of a Holocaust movie. As director Paul Schrader (AFFLICTION) summarized&hellip…

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2007 Toronto International Film Festival

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Please Vote For Me

$17.95 | 58 minutes

Wuhan is a city in central China about the size of London, and it is here that director Weijun Chen has conducted an experiment in democracy. A grade 3 class at Evergreen Primary School has their first encounter with democracy by holding an election to select a Class Monitor. Eight-year olds compete against each other for the coveted&hellip&hellip…

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2006 Toronto International Film Festival

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Grey Gardens and The Beales of Grey Gardens

$42.95 | 185 minutes

This two disc set from Criterion features the Maysles brother documentary Grey Gardens and Albert Maysles new sequel The Beales of Grey Gardens. Grey Gardens: Out in East Hampton, behind a cloud of overgrown foliage and weeds, there is a large decaying mansion which is home to Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown-up daughter known as&hellip&hellip…

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Brand upon the Brain!

$34.95 | 99 minutes

In the weird and wonderful supercinematic world of Canadian cult filmmaker Guy Maddin, personal memory collides with movie lore for a radical sensory overload. This eerie excursion into the Gothic recesses of Maddin's mad, imaginary childhood is a silent, black-and-white comic science-fiction nightmare set in a lighthouse on grim Black&hellip&hellip…

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Paris, Je T'aime

$7.95 | 110 minutes

Official Selection

Eighteen different directors and a slew of indie actors come together for PARIS, JE T'AIME, a cinematic homage to the City of Light. Each director presents his or her own short story set in a different Parisian quarter, each one featuring a different cast of characters. The pieces vary in length, with some of&hellip…

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2005 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Decline of the American Empire

$10.95 | 102 minutes

Acclaimed Canadian director Denys Arcand's witty comedy focuses on the marriages and affairs of eight intellectual friends. The group has plans to gather at a secluded house for dinner. While the four men prepare the food and reflect on their promiscuity, the four women discuss their own affairs at a nearby gym. At the dinner table, conflicts&hellip&hellip…

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Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt

$22.95 | 100 minutes

The Ultimate songwriter's songwriter, Townes Van Zandt had a profound impact on generations of muscicians from Bob Dylan to Norah Jones, yet he avioded the commercial success enjoyed by many of his fans. Many musicologists think he was more influential than Dylan His influence can be found deeply etched&hellip&hellip…

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The Fall of Fujimori

$17.95 | 84 minutes

Former president of Peru Alberto Fujimori fled to Japan in 2000 after turning his presidency into a dictatorship and alienating most of his fellow countrymen. This documentary by Ellen Perry allows Fujimori to speak from his exiled home, although he was arrested and imprisoned in Chile shortly after filming wrapped&hellip&hellip…

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2004 Toronto International Film Festival

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Stage Beauty

$7.95 | 109 minutes

Billy Crudup and Claire Danes give extraordinary performances in Richard Eyre's STAGE BEAUTY, set in Restoration England in the 1660s. After Oliver Cromwell's 18-year ban on stage productions, King Charles II took the throne and encouraged the return of the theater; however, women were not permitted to act, so men had to play the female&hellip&hellip…

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Imaginary Heroes

$7.95 | 112 minutes

This realistic family film starring Sigourney Weaver and Emile Hirsch as a loving mother and son asks some deep questions about mortality, the risks of depression, and staying together verses splitting up. Living in a beautiful house in a manicured suburban neighborhood, the Travis family seems flawless at first glance. That is, until&hellip&hellip…

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Being Julia

$7.95 | 104 minutes

As she enters her early 40s, London theater actress Julia Lambert (Annette Bening) starts having a nervous breakdown. She still rules the West End, but is growing too old for ingenue parts. When Tom Fennell (Shaun Evans), an adoring lad half her age, comes into her life, a clandestine affair begins. Though she's happy for a while, Julia&hellip&hellip…

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Cronicas

$10.95 | 108 minutes

The murky ethics surrounding tabloid journalism mix with serial-killer intrigue in this powerful film by Ecuadorian writer-director Sebastian Cordero. John Leguizamo stars as Manolo, a Miami-based television reporter for a Spanish-language, real-crime TV show called One Hour with the Truth. While researching a story on The Monster, a&hellip&hellip…

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Palindromes

$16.95 | 100 minutes

With PALINDROMES, fiercely independent writer-director Todd Solondz (HAPPINESS, STORYTELLING) places the topic of abortion under his scathing microscope. This time around, Solondz takes an even more daring approach by casting seven different actors to play the film's lead role. Aviva Victor is the young New Jersey cousin of the recently&hellip&hellip…

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2003 Toronto International Film Festival

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Tom Dowd and the Language of Music

$22.95 | 90 minutes

In the annals of pop music, there's probably no one other than legendary impresario John Hammond whose ubiquitousness compares with that of engineer/producer Tom Dowd. From the 1950s on, Dowd was both a tireless technological innovator and a uniquely musical engineer and producer. A key figure at the Atlantic and Stax labels, among others&hellip&hellip…

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Last Life in the Universe

$19.95 | 104 minutes

Shy Kenji is a Japanese librarian in Bangkok who lives within a neatly organized world and fantasizes about committing suicide, but gets interrupted every time he attempts to end his life. While at work, he becomes obsessed with a beautiful girl he spots through the bookshelves. Later, while attempting to jump off a bridge, he watches&hellip&hellip…

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Purple Butterfly

$11.95 | 127 minutes

This melancholic, brooding romantic thriller stars Zhang Ziyi (HERO; CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON) as Ding Hui, a Chinese woman who is part of a secret anti-Japanese terrorist organization in 1931 Shanghai. Three years earlier, under her real name, Cynthia, she was a factory worker in Manchuria carrying on a romance with a Japanese&hellip&hellip…

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Free Radicals

$23.95 | 120 minutes

A car crash causes the random intersection of various lives in this Austrian film by Barbara Albert. Manu (Kathrin Resetarits) survives a plane crash only to die eight years later on impact with a carload of teenagers. She leaves behind a spooky little daughter Yvonne (Deborah Ten Brink), a grieving husband (Georg Friedrich) who was having&hellip&hellip…

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Stevie

$10.95 | 145 minutes

STEVIE is non-fiction filmmaking at its bravest and most merciless. In its excruciating authenticity, STEVIE provides insight into the complexities of the human condition, and raises the question of personal responsibility to an almost unbearable degree. After directing a series of fictional films based on real events, filmmaker Steve&hellip&hellip…

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Bright Leaves

$12.95 | minutes

Ross McElwee directs this autobiographical documentary about his family's roots in the tobacco business in North Carolina. Taking a sabbatical from his home in Boston, he offers a culturally interesting history of the South as viewed through the biggest, wealthiest tobacco enterprises. Meanwhile, he examines a Hollywood movie that was&hellip&hellip…

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The Return

$23.95 | 106 minutes

Director Andrei Zvyagintsev makes a phenomenally assured directorial debut with THE RETURN. The spare tale focuses on two young brothers, Andrey (Vladimir Garin) and Vanya (Ivan Dobronravov), whose lives are thrown into a tailspin when their father (Konstantin Lavroneko) returns after a 12-year absence. Bullish and intense, the patriarch&hellip&hellip…

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Travellers & Magicians

$23.95 | 108 minutes

Writer-director Khyentse Norbu, who scored an international hit with the 1999 drama THE CUP (PHORPA), about Tibetan refugees obsessed with watching the World Cup soccer finals, returns to his homeland to make the remarkably charming and engaging TRAVELLERS & MAGICIANS, the first feature-length film to be made completely within the Kingdom&hellip&hellip…

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Save the Green Planet "Tame" Version

$10.95 | 118 minutes

This is a jaw-droppingly bizarre movie from Korea that mixes scenes of gruesome torture and violence with comedy and heartbreaking profundity. Perhaps as a result of too many amphetamines and violent incidents in his past, beekeeper Lee Byeong Gu (Sin Ha-Gyun) has become convinced that an unscrupulous business tycoon (Kan Man-Shik) is&hellip&hellip…

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2002 Toronto International Film Festival

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Lost in La Mancha

$23.95 | 93 minutes

Directed by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, LOST IN LA MANCHA documents Terry Gilliam's disaster-prone attempt to make THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, a film largely based on the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. The movie first encounters difficulties in its preproduction stage, starting with an uncomfortably small European-funded budget&hellip&hellip…

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Morvern Callar

$19.95 | minutes

The role of the aimless young rebel hiding behind an emotional wall and steely eyes has been monopolized by men in the movies since James Dean. Samantha Morton, one of her generation's most gifted actors, makes the most of her opportunity to embody such a figure in her role as the title character of MORVERN CALLAR. Momentarily frozen&hellip&hellip…

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The Trials of Henry Kissinger

$14.95 | 80 minutes

THE TRIALS OF HENRY KISSINGER, a documentary based on the book by British journalist Christopher Hitchens, argues that Kissinger, the former U.S. Secretary of State and the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, was a power-hungry warmonger responsible for massive military cover-ups in Vietnam, Cambodia, and East Timor in the 1960s, as well&hellip&hellip…

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Kedma

$23.95 | 100 minutes

In May 1948, a group of European Jewish refugees illegally sail to Palestine via the cargo freighter Kedma, arriving only a few days before the departure of British forces and the founding of the nation of Israel. Once ashore they are received by the Palmach, Jewish fighters who help them evade arrest by British troops. Hiding amid the&hellip&hellip…

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Bad Guy

$24.95 | 103 minutes

A harrowing portrait of love and desire, BAD GUY is situated deep in Seoul's seedy nightlife. Differing strains of the story follow various people inexorably caught up in an underground existence that exercises a vice-like grip over their every action; a pimp forces a prostitute to live in her booth, then falls in love with her by watching&hellip&hellip…

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All or Nothing

$11.95 | 128 minutes

Following 1999's Oscar-nominated period piece TOPSY-TURVY, acclaimed filmmaker Mike Leigh returns to the familiar terrain of modern, working-class London with ALL OR NOTHING. Yet another bittersweet slice-of-life drama conceived in Leigh's now legendary improvisational style, ALL OR NOTHING follows a group of dysfunctional families living&hellip…

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September 11

$19.95 | 128 minutes

A reaction piece to the United States' terrorist attack on September 11 2001, this controversial film calls upon eleven directors from various countries to contribute 11-minute 9-second films about the event. Variously political, violent, disturbing, abstract, opinionated, angered, or forgiving, each film is drastically different from&hellip&hellip…

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The Eye

$19.95 | 99 minutes

THE EYE, directed by twin brothers Danny and Oxide Pang, is a Chinese/Thai horror film that focuses on Mun (Sin-je Lee), a cornea-transplant recipient who has been blind most of her life. As Mun adjusts to her newfound sight, she begins to see haunting visions of dead people. As these terrifying visions become more frequent, Mun turns&hellip&hellip…

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2001 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Believer

$19.95 | 0 minutes

Raised Jewish, Danny (Ryan Gosling) now runs with an anti-Semitic skinhead gang in Queens. Attending a meeting held by prominent self-proclaimed fascist Curtis Zampf (Billy Zane), Danny is noticed when he proposes killing Jews as a solution to society's problems. Danny's words create excitement not only for their racist content, but also&hellip&hellip…

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2000 Toronto International Film Festival

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The American Nightmare

$19.95 | 73 minutes

In this thought-provoking documentary from filmmaker Adam Simon, legendary horror directors reveal the inspirations behind their groundbreaking films of the 1960s and '70s. Through film clips and interviews, masters of mayhem George Romero, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven, David Cronenberg, John Landis, John Carpenter, and Tom Savini discuss&hellip&hellip…

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The Isle

$21.95 | 89 minutes

The eerily beautiful photography and melodic musical score of THE ISLE stand in odd contrast to the brutal horror story it tells. On the serene surface of a secluded bay float a series of candy-colored fishing houses, rented to men who seek an escape. The owner and operator of the village is a mute woman with a row boat who delivers her&hellip&hellip…

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The Guy Maddin Collection

$27.95 | 187 minutes

A collection of three films from cult director Guy Maddin. In TWILIGHT OF THE ICE NYMPHS (1997), Shelly Duvall (POPEYE) and Frank Gorshin (BATMAN: THE MOVIE) star in a tale of passion and fantasy set in a far away land where the sun always shines. ARCHANGEL (1990) is a story of obsessive love in a war-torn Russian town. HEART OF THE WORLD&hellip&hellip…

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Bangkok Dangerous

$7.95 | 105 minutes

FIPRESCI Award

Twin brothers Oxide and Danny Pang make their first feature together with this raw attack on the senses. BANGKOK DANGEROUS is like Pop Rocks candy: it leaves a funny taste in your mouth and the stinging pop is strangely alluring. It's a unique mixture of kinetic editing, textured visual sensuality, and aural assault&hellip…

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Liam

$10.95 | 91 minutes

Originally produced for the B.B.C., director Stephen Frears masterfully crafts this poignant portrait of one family's attempt to stay afloat in impoverished 1930s England. The political, religious, and economic strife of pre-Word War II Liverpool is seen through the eyes of Liam (Anthony Burrows), a seven-year-old living with Dad (Ian&hellip&hellip…

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Before Night Falls

$15.95 | 133 minutes

The life of Reinaldo Arenas, an exiled Cuban homosexual writer, is chronicled in an adaptation of his memoir BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, directed by Julian Schnabel (BASQUIAT). Javier Bardem (in an Oscar-nominated performance) portrays Arenas as he journeys from poverty to university to the sexual revolution and homosexual subculture in Havana&hellip&hellip…

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In the Mood for Love

$34.95 | 98 minutes

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE centers around Chow Mo-Wan (Tony Leung) and Su Li-Zhen (Maggie Cheung), neighbors living in a crowded apartment building in 1962 Hong Kong. Both married to people who are always away, they spend many nights home alone. The two make each other's acquaintance and soon find that they have a lot in common: Both enjoy&hellip&hellip…

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The Farewell

$23.95 | 91 minutes

In this swirling German drama about the renowned playwright Bertolt Brecht (Josef Bierbichler), director Jan Schutte paints a picture of a man torn by romantic predicaments and artistic decisions. Set in 1956, the same year that Brecht died, THE FAREWELL transpires one summer day, three days before his death, as the 58-year-old writer&hellip&hellip…

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Aberdeen

$21.95 | 113 minutes

Writer-director Hans PetTer Molland (ZERO KELVIN) deftly combines two traditional cinematic genres--the road movie and the dysfunctional family drama--to create a moving character study that is entirely his own. Kaisa (Lena Headey) is a successful, hard-edged career woman living in London. Days after receiving a promotion, she is asked&hellip&hellip…

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Burnt Money

$14.95 | 125 minutes

When two gay thugs Angel (Eduardo Noriega) and El Nene (Leonardo Sbaraglia) join a plan to hold up an armored truck with a group of seasoned gangsters, their love and loyalty to each other is tested. Angel is wounded by police gunfire during the robbery, forcing El Nene to kill them all in a fit of rage. Things become complicated when&hellip&hellip…

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Amores Perros

$7.95 | 153 minutes

Alejandro Gonzalez Iniarritu makes an electrifying directorial debut with AMORES PERROS, an energetic, assured motion picture that jumps off the screen with a seemingly boundless energy. Told in three separate chapters--OCTAVIO AND SUSANA, DANIEL AND VALERIA, and EL CHIVO AND MARU--the film deals with love in the lives of several individuals&hellip&hellip…

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1999 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Personals

$21.95 | 104 minutes

The Taiwanese romantic comedy THE PERSONALS follows the often hilarious, sometimes sad meetings that a pretty young woman has with the men who respond to the ad that she placed in the personals section of the newspaper. Du Jiazhen (Rene Liu), the woman, is a young eye doctor on a mission to find a husband. After spontaneously putting&hellip&hellip…

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Yana's Friends

$17.95 | 90 minutes

The Gulf War provides the background for an unlikely romance in this 1999 Israeli film that won 10 national awards. Yana (Evelyne Kaplun), pregnant and in debt, is being left by her husband. When Saddam Hussein releases poison gas missile, Yana is forced to remain in her apartment with Eli (Nir Levy), a wedding photographer who is easily&hellip&hellip…

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Moloch

$10.95 | 103 minutes

The year is 1942, the location a spectacular fortress which stretches beyond the heavens. Eva Braun (Elena Rufanova) is Hitler's wife, and this is a brave stab at portraying the workings of the Fuhrer's inner circle. Braun's behavior was often as tempestuous as that of the Nazi leader himself, making this a fascinating study of their&hellip…

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So Close To Paradise

$7.95 | 90 minutes

A dramatic Chinese thriller with the feel of Hollywood film noir, SO CLOSE TO PARADISE follows two friends heading in opposite directions. One settles in a manual labor job on the docks. The other wants more and begins running with an organized crime unit. The gangster falls for a lounge singer he has kidnapped and finds himself in trouble&hellip&hellip…

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1998 Toronto International Film Festival

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Brakhage

$23.95 | 75 minutes

Over the course of 40 years, avant-garde film legend Stan Brakhage made nearly 400 films. Using experimental techniques of his own creation and no sound, he changed the both way we think about film and what we expect from light passing through celluloid. From "Window Water Baby Moving" (1958) to later works, such as "Dante's Quartet"&hellip&hellip…

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The Acid House

$23.95 | 112 minutes

A trio of stories adapted by Irvine Welsh (TRAINSPOTTING) from his collection of stories of the same name, THE ACID HOUSE is an absurd and brutal look at life through the eyes of one of the most prominent Scottish authors of the 1990s. The film begins with "The Granton Star Cause," which stars Stephen McCole as Boab, a listless loser&hellip&hellip…

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Love Is The Devil

$17.95 | 88 minutes

An intriguing biographical look at British painter Francis Bacon focusing on his turbulent and tragic relationship with lover George Dyer, a former boxer and small time thief. I, CLAUDIUS veteran Jacobi gives a fiery performance as the mischievous and emotionally chilly artist who is awakened one night in his ill-kempt studio by Dyer&hellip&hellip…

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Don't Let Me Die On Sunday

$21.95 | 86 minutes

While dancing at a nightclub under the influence of a bad hit of ecstasy, eighteen year-old Teresa (Bouchez, THE DREAMLIFE OF ANGELS) falls to the dancefloor and dies. At the morgue, death-worker Ben (Barr, ZENTROPA) becomes entranced by her nude body and has sex with her corpse. To his surprise, she awakens. Ben is caught by hospital&hellip&hellip…

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Bedrooms & Hallways

$21.95 | 95 minutes

Rose Troche's (GO FISH) second film delivers a sly, sophisticated examination of love amongst young urbanites--in all of its unexpected forms and permutations. At the center of this comedic affair are roommates Leo (McKidd) and Darren (Hollander), two young Londoners struggling to find Mr. Right. While Darren becomes involved with a libidinous&hellip&hellip…

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1997 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Guy Maddin Collection

$27.95 | 187 minutes

A collection of three films from cult director Guy Maddin. In TWILIGHT OF THE ICE NYMPHS (1997), Shelly Duvall (POPEYE) and Frank Gorshin (BATMAN: THE MOVIE) star in a tale of passion and fantasy set in a far away land where the sun always shines. ARCHANGEL (1990) is a story of obsessive love in a war-torn Russian town. HEART OF THE WORLD&hellip&hellip…

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East Palace, West Palace

$17.95 | 90 minutes

China's rebellious and incessantly audacious Yuan Zhang delves into the secret world of illicit homosexuality in his devastatingly erotic and politically astute film, EAST PALACE, WEST PALACE. Immediately banned by the Chinese government, the film follows the young gay writer, A-Lan, as he drifts in and out of China's hidden homosexual&hellip&hellip…

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Dancehall Queen

$7.95 | 96 minutes

A poor Kingston street vendor, the principal breadwinner for her struggling family, finds new vitality after discovering the pulsing, anonymous world of the dancehall. Not only can she allow herself the freedom to become a star, she may also be able to win the lucrative dancehall contest and pull her family out of despair. A reggae/dancehall-fueled&hellip&hellip…

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Insomnia

$25.95 | 97 minutes

Swedish detective Jonas Engstrom is working out of the Norwegian city of Oslo after being transferred following an indiscretion with a witness. When he finds himself investigating the murder of a young woman just beyond the Arctic Circle in the gray Norwegian coastal town of Tromso, sunlight, fog, the 24-hour sunlight, and suspicious&hellip&hellip…

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1996 Toronto International Film Festival

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day

$21.95 | 85 minutes

Christopher Münch's quiet, evocative COLOR OF A BRISK AND LEAPING DAY tells the beautifully elegiac story of a young man's attempt to grab a piece of the past from a stultifyingly impersonal modern world. John Lee (Peter Alexander) has loved trains all his life, often relating the story of his Chinese grandfather's early days helping&hellip&hellip…

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal quest to uncover the mammy's&hellip&hellip…

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A Tickle in the Heart

$21.95 | 87 minutes

A TICKLE IN THE HEART is a touching and lively travelogue starring erstwhile klezmer giants the Epstein Brothers (Willie, Julie, and Max), who come out from retirement in Florida to hit the road on their big comeback tour&hellip&hellip…

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1995 Toronto International Film Festival

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn has a rough time with her family and everything&hellip&hellip…

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1994 Toronto International Film Festival

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Secret of Roan Inish

$11.95 | 102 minutes

Sent to live with her grandparents in a quaint coastal Irish town, 10-year-old Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is fascinated by the village's rich folk culture--especially the local myths about a half-human, half-seal creature known as a selkie. Fiona becomes convinced that her supposedly deceased little brother is living with the selkies, and&hellip&hellip…

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Hoop Dreams

$21.95 | 171 minutes

A highly acclaimed, Oscar-overlooked documentary about the hopes and dreams of two inner city youths who see basketball, and especially acceptance to a school known for its outstanding basketball program, as their ticket out of poverty. Appearances by Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale, Spike Lee and Bobby Knight. Academy Award Nominations: Best&hellip&hellip…

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1993 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

$23.95 | 188 minutes

An amazing documentary about an incredible woman, this film traces Leni Riefenstahl's life from her beginnings as a German action movie starlet through her career as film director on such Nazi epics as "Triumph of the Will" and "Olympia" and beyond. The 91-year-old subject, hailed as the greatest woman filmmaker ever, remains fiercely&hellip&hellip…

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Dazed and Confused (2-Disc Set)

$34.95 | 102 minutes

DIRECTOR APPROVED DEFINITIVE SPECIAL EDITION DOUBLE-DISC SET. Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED takes a hysterical, nostalgic cross-clique look at high school social development. On the last day of school in May 1976, students at a suburban Texas high school wait, lackadaisically, for classes to end. The restless almost-seniors--an&hellip&hellip…

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1992 Toronto International Film Festival

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Baraka

$25.95 | 104 minutes

From Nepal to Kenya, from Australia to Brazil, people try to cope with the changes that have altered their landscape, crowding them together and speeding up daily life. The film shows us these alienated people, but also images of traditions--whirling dervishes and Tibetan monks--that offer different, peaceful ways of existence. Shot in&hellip&hellip…

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Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media

$23.95 | 167 minutes

Best Canadian Feature Film, Special Jury Citation

A two-part documentary chronicling the development of noted dissident Noam Chomsky and his dissection of the media and its often deceptive role in modern culture. Features appearances by such journalists and critics as William F. Buckley, Jr., Bill Moyers, and Peter Jennings&hellip&hellip…

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Like Water for Chocolate

$7.95 | 105 minutes

Tita, as the youngest of three daughters, is condemned by family tradition never to marry, but to spend her life caring for her mother. However, Tita has fallen in love with a young man and he with her. When Tita's mother refuses to let them wed, and suggests that he marry her other daughter instead, Tita takes revenge: by allowing her&hellip&hellip…

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1991 Toronto International Film Festival

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Life on a String

$23.95 | 107 minutes

Chen Kaige's LIFE ON A STRING, based on a story by Tiesheng Shi, tells the tale of an old blind musician who, when he was a young boy, was told that he would be cured of his affliction after he broke 1000 strings on his instrument. The old master (Liu Zhongyuan) has become a grizzled, saintly figure in pursuit of his goal of sight. His&hellip&hellip…

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Days of Being Wild

$23.95 | 89 minutes

DAYS OF BEING WILD is the film that started it all for auteur art film director Wong Kar Wai, exhibiting many of the preoccupations and devices that would characterize his work throughout his career until the present time. The precise, almost melodic slowness of the pacing is reflective of the existential conundrum in which the characters&hellip&hellip…

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1990 Toronto International Film Festival

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Resident Alien

$15.95 | 85 minutes

Gay pioneer Quentin Crisp's life in New York City is chronicled in this ragingly funny documentary featuring Sting, John Hurt, Holly Woodlawn, Fran Leibowitz and more&hellip&hellip…

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An Angel at My Table

$34.95 | 158 minutes

International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI)

This sprawling, detailed film by Jane Campion (THE PIANO) tells the true story of Janet Frame, a painfully sensitive girl who managed to escape a dreary rural upbringing and eight years in a mental hospital to become New Zealand's premier poet. The film unfolds as a trilogy, with each section&hellip…

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1989 Toronto International Film Festival

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Drugstore Cowboy

$10.95 | 104 minutes

DRUGSTORE COWBOY was one of a group of films that led to the explosion of American independent cinema. Director Gus Van Sant generally maintains his highly stylized vision, regardless of a film's budget. His later films continue to illustrate the dreamlike moments contained in highly disturbing situations. The film captures a slice of&hellip…

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Life and Nothing But

$23.95 | 28 minutes

Drama about the relationship that develops between two people as they put their lives back together in post-World War I France. Major Dellaplane is a stoic soldier given the unenviable task of locating over 300,000 MIA's. Irene is a snobby socialite trying to find her missing husband, who joined the army to escape their marriage. Their&hellip&hellip…

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1987 Toronto International Film Festival

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Next of Kin/Family Viewing

$27.95 | 158 minutes

Best Canadian Feature Film

Atom Egoyan's first pair of films offers viewers a chance to see two stunning efforts from one of the '90s best filmmakers. The double feature also allows us insight into some of Egoyan's main obsessions: sex, dysfunctional families, and video. Finally, the series serves up a tasty appetizer from Mr&hellip…

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Vincent - The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh

$21.95 | 99 minutes

Vincent Van Gogh is regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, and this biographical portrait of the great man explains why. Although his talent went largely unrecognized during his time on the planet, his posthumous fame is vast. Van Gogh's life was beset by troubles, as indicated in the fascinating letters he sent to his brother&hellip&hellip…

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1986 Toronto International Film Festival

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Blue Velvet

$11.95 | 120 minutes

A deeply shocking and insidiously funny film, David Lynch's offbeat vision uncovers the nasty underside of small-town America. When a young man finds a human ear in a field, he embarks on an investigation into the dark world of a dangerous psychopath, which leads him to a beautiful nightclub singer. Truly an auteur film, if there is such&hellip…

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Sherman's March

$21.95 | 155 minutes

When the documentarian is dumped by his girlfriend, Ross McElwee decides to retrace General Sherman's Civil War march on Atlanta, hilariously exploring romance and the mystique of Southern women along the way. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Sequel (of sorts): TIME INDEFINITE&hellip&hellip…

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The Legend of Suram Fortress/Ashik Kerib

$27.95 | 164 minutes

This double feature of films by acclaimed Russian director Sergei Paradjanov contains both THE LEGEND OF SURAM FORTRESS and ASHIK KERIB. ASHIK KERIB, based on Mikhail Lermontov's fable, follows the wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib as he journeys for 1000 days and nights, trying to earn enough money to marry his beloved. Paradjanov blends&hellip&hellip…

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The Decline of the American Empire

$10.95 | 102 minutes

People's Choice Award
Best Canadian Feature Film

Acclaimed Canadian director Denys Arcand's witty comedy focuses on the marriages and affairs of eight intellectual friends. The group has plans to gather at a secluded house for dinner. While the four men prepare the food and reflect on their promiscuity, the four women discuss&hellip…

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1985 Toronto International Film Festival

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When Father Was Away on Business

$21.95 | 135 minutes

It's an open secret that father has been sent away to the mines for fooling around with the voluptuous object of desire of a communist party official. That's the way things were in 1950's Yugoslavia. Six-year-old Malik, however, thinks Papa is away on business. As seen through his eyes, this film magnifies the emotions of his new experiences&hellip&hellip…

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1984 Toronto International Film Festival

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Before Stonewall

$21.95 | 87 minutes

This is the story of the gay community and how they have strived to be accepted. focusing on the events that led to the fevered 1969 riots at a New York City gay bar (Stonewall Inn), and many other milestones in the brave gay movement for acceptance&hellip&hellip…

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Blood Simple

$11.95 | 96 minutes

When a bar owner discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife, a complex web of deceit and double crosses ensues in a small Texas town. The Coen brothers' first picture is an intricately plotted film noir filled with surprises at each turn. The cast, largely unkown at the time, includes Dan Hedaya as the cuckolded&hellip&hellip…

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The Company of Wolves

$21.95 | 92 minutes

The second directorial effort from Irish director Neil Jordan (THE CRYING GAME), THE COMPANY OF WOLVES is a psychologically themed retelling of Little Red Riding Hood from a Freudian and slightly feminist angle. Angela Lansbury is Grandma, who tells her granddaughter strange stories of handsome yet heavily eyebrowed strange men, spouses&hellip&hellip…

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1982 Toronto International Film Festival

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Starstruck

$7.95 | 95 minutes

A vivacious teen-punkette and her homely fourteen-year-old cousin/lyricist win an amateur talent contest through luck, pluck and the aid of a local celebrity VJ in this endearing and ebullient Australian rock musical. Jo Kennedy gives a winning performance and has the vocal chops to match in this great, oft-forgotten effort from director&hellip&hellip…

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1979 Toronto International Film Festival

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The Tempest

$23.95 | 95 minutes

Despite being radically unconventional, late auteur Derek Jarman's 1979 film has been hailed as one of the most successful adaptations of the Bard's works by several Shakespeare scholars. Jarman removes much of the dialogue, instead carrying the story with his trademark haunting images, lit mostly by fire and the moon. Using the prevalent&hellip&hellip…

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1977 Toronto International Film Festival

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Jacob the Liar

$17.95 | 96 minutes

Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews, Jacob overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. Eventually, he decides to pass on the news of hope to his fellow prisoners. However, in order to be believed, he feigns access to a radio and becomes a bulwark against despair, and a reluctant but tragic hero. Remade&hellip&hellip…

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1976 Toronto International Film Festival

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Dersu Uzala

$23.95 | 140 minutes

Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's adaptation of novelist Vladimir Arsenyev's novel about survival, set against the stark wilderness of Siberia. When Mongol guide, Dersu, is hired by a Russian crew of mapping surveyors, they soon realize their original negative opinion of him as an inexperienced, naive eccentric, is woefully inaccurate&hellip&hellip…

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Adoption

$23.95 | 89 minutes

Kati is a 43-year-old widow who wants a child by her married lover, but he refuses. Through her friendship with another woman, they help each other - the friend gets a marriage she wants and Kati adopts a child&hellip&hellip…

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Grey Gardens and The Beales of Grey Gardens

$42.95 | 185 minutes

This two disc set from Criterion features the Maysles brother documentary Grey Gardens and Albert Maysles new sequel The Beales of Grey Gardens. Grey Gardens: Out in East Hampton, behind a cloud of overgrown foliage and weeds, there is a large decaying mansion which is home to Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown-up daughter known as&hellip&hellip…

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Toronto International Film Festival

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City Unplugged

$4.99 | 95 minutes

A heist film tinged with black comedy, the story begins in 1991, with Estonia having just declared its independence from the Soviet Union. A band of gangsters hatch a plan to hijack the small Baltic nation's $1 billion worth of bullion, about to return to the capital after years of hiding in Paris. Toivo, a naive electrician, is commissioned&hellip&hellip…

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