IndiePix, Celebrating Independent Film

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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