Category 2019

Storm Boy

Based on the famous book of the same name, Storm Boy (2019) is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship. When a successful former businessman, Michael Kingley, begins to see pictures from his past that he can’t explain at first, his life takes a dramatic turn. Michael has to remember his childhood he had long forgotten, growing up on an isolated coast with his father, Tom. When his rebellious granddaughter rebels against her father, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and prevent her from going on a path similar to the one he had taken years ago. Michael tells his granddaughter how in childhood he saved and raised an extraordinary pelican, Mr...

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Brexit: The Uncivil War

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the lead role in this current and captivating drama about what happened in the backdrop of the Brexit referendum campaign. The film presents the campaign from the perspective of strategists, mostly unknown, from both sides, who plan to gain the advantage, all while dealing with politicians who want to be in the light of controversial thinkers and financiers. In a time when explosive revelations about the exploitation of personal data, the corrosive effect of fake news and advertising through social media are at the forefront of news, the film explores how modern data-based campaign techniques contribute to one of the most unexpected...

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The Report

Following the 9/11 attacks, CIA agents are trying to use extreme interrogation tactics on those they believe are behind them. Senate member Daniel Jones is appointed to conduct an investigation into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. After analyzing extensive evidence, he discovers that the CIA Detention and Interrogation Program has proved brutal, immoral and inefficient. When Jones and the Senate Intelligence Committee try to expose the results of his investigation, the CIA and the White House are making great efforts to prevent the truth from being revealed. With the truth in the game, Jones fought tirelessly to make public what many sought to keep hidden...

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Breakthrough

The film is based on the incredible true story of a mother’s unwavering love for an impossible situation. When John, Joyce Smith’s adoptive son, falls into a frozen lake in Missouri, everything seems lost. While John lies barefoot, Joyce refuses to give up. Her firm faith inspires those around her to continue to pray for John even in the face of all scientific predictions...

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The King

We will see Henry at the beginning of the 15th century, when his life was overthrown by the imminence of ascending the throne at a time when England was involved in the bloody 100-year War with France...

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Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name follows the true story of the controversial Rudy Ray Moore, a comedian, musician, singer, actor and film producer from the 1970s. Faced with a series of failures in showbiz, the unsuccessful comedian Rudy Ray Moore has a revelation that turns him into a sensation: he gets on stage as someone else. Borrowed from urban mythology in Los Angeles in the 1970s, Moore takes on the character “Dolemite,” a pimp with a cane and an arsenal of obscene fables. However, his ambitions go beyond selling records deemed too indecent to be played by mainstream radio stations. When Hollywood closed its doors, the multipurpose Rudy Ray Moore used the proceeds from the recordings to finance and make his own film about the 1975 racial exploitation, “Dolemite...

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The Professor and the Madman

Sean Penn and Mel Gibson will play together in a production about madness, genius and obsession with completing a “mission” that has marked the history of English, the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary...

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Bacurau

A city with only one street in the desert savannah of northeastern Brazil, Bacurau wakes up suddenly from digital maps and satellite images...

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The Farewell

A family from China discovers that her grandmother has only a little to live on and, without telling her the real reason, organizes a fictional wedding so that all family members can say goodbye to her...

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A Hidden Life

Inspired by real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jagerstatter, a man who refused in the Second World War to fight for the Nazis...

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