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  • Fanny

    July - Fanny

    Fanny, the middle film in Daniel Auteuil’s Marseilles trilogy picks up seconds after Marius. Fanny is expecting Marius' child. She's unable to take responsibility for her child's future. With the approval of her mother, she gives in and marries a wealthy merchant who will recognize her son. “’s done with such expertise and affection, quite irresistible, especially the play between Auteuil's crotchety patron and the very touching Bélézy's, who gives a performance full of youthful passion.” - Trevor Johnston, Radio Times

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  • The Empty Hours (Las horas muertas)

    July - The Empty Hours (Las horas muertas)

    Sebastián looks after a rent-by-the-hour motel. Miranda, a regular costumer, comes to the motel to meet a lover who always keeps her waiting. There together with time to kill, Sebastián and Miranda begin to get to know each other, and an ambiguous game of seduction begins between them. “Everyone knows it takes far more skill to tell a simple story well than a complex one, and Fernandez has a masterful handle on narrative, structure and character, skillfully blending them all in a tale with atmosphere to spare.” - Jay Weissberg, Variety

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  • Cannibal (Caníbal)

    July - Cannibal (Caníbal)

    Carlos is a prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens. Based on the homonymous story by Cuban play-writer Humberto Arenal, adapted by Manuel M. Cuenca and Cuban screenwriter Alejandro Hernández (Havana Blues).

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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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  • Siddarth

    August - Siddarth

    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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