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  • A Summer

    August - A Summer's Tale (Conte d'été)

    A shy mathematics graduate takes a 3-week vacation at the beach. He hopes his girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with a girl working in town who in turn encourages him to have a romantic affair with her friend. Thus the quiet young lad finds that he is having to do some tricky juggling in a territory new to him. “ Whether it's the closest you'll get to the beach this year, or you have to tear yourself away from the dunes to enjoy it, it's an essential part of any movie-lover's summer.” – Alonso Duralde, TheWrap | full review

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  • Siddharth

    August - Siddharth

    After his 12-year-old son disappears while working to support the family, Mahendra travels across India on a desperate search for his missing boy. Canadian director Riche Mehta goes to the land of his roots to question what is becoming of the value of a human life. “NYT Critics' Pick. Siddharth is a cleareyed neorealist film in the tradition of Satyajit Ray.” - Stephen Holden, New York Times

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  • Cinema Italia Series: At a Glance (Colpo d

    August - Cinema Italia Series: At a Glance (Colpo d'occhio)

    Set against the backdrop of Italy's treacherous contemporary art world, popular actor-writer-director Sergio Rubini’s high-budget box-office success At a Glance is a game of cat and mouse between a powerful art critic and the young sculptor who steals his girlfriend. (Source: Italian Film Festival, NZ) “Most notable of all is the impressively versatile cinematographer Vladan Radovic, whose sumptuous lensing of Rome, Venice and even the ruins of Ostia Antica highlights their beauties without making the oft-seen sites feel banal or tired.” - Jay Weissberg, Variety

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  • The Last Sentence (Dom över död man)

    August - The Last Sentence (Dom över död man)

    Set against the backdrop of WWII, the film is based on the life of crusading journalist Torgny Segerstedt, editor-in-chief of one of Sweden’s leading newspapers, highlighting his one-man battle against Nazism and his country’s policy of appeasement to Hitler. Oscar-nominated director Jan Troell directs. “… a remarkably full-bodied and frank character study...” – Glenn Kenny, RogerEbert.com

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  • A Five Star Life (Viaggio sola)

    August - A Five Star Life (Viaggio sola)

    Set against some of the most stunning cities and opulent hotels of the world, A Five Star Life is the story of one woman's quest for personal and professional fulfillment. Irene is a luxury hotel inspector and her work got carried out in a wonderful ever-renewed setting, from Paris to Gstaad to Berlin to Morocco to China... But does a dream job necessarily mean a dream life? "A Five Star Life has that typically Italian shrug of the shoulders. It eschews the puritanism and self-flagellation of many feminist inquiries in American movies…” - Marsha McCreadie, Film Journal International

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  • My Straight Son (Azul y no tan rosa)

    August - My Straight Son (Azul y no tan rosa)

    Diego is a guy like any other one. He has a regular family and his friends don't have anything special. But there is something that makes him different. He has a heterosexual son. One father, one son. Both of them will need to fix their differences. Everything depends on how you look at it. “…Venezuelan equivalent of Almodovar's early comic melodramas.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter |

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