Sin La Habana is a film about destiny, power dynamics, and prophecy through the eyes of its three main characters. Leonardo (Yonah Acosta) and Sara (Evelyn O’Farrill), a young Afro-Cuban couple, are desperate to leave the island.
The first feature film by Phil Sheerin, written by David Turpin, The Winter Lake is a decent entry into the psychological thriller genre.
Synopsis: Alienated, 16 year-old Tom (Anson Boon) has relocated from the UK to Ireland, with his Irish-born mother, Elaine (Charlie Murphy). While exploring the farmland, he comes across an odd finding in a seasonal lake, the skeleton of an infant. Not sure what to do, Tom hides the remains among his belongings.
The new film by Christian Petzold (Transit, Phoenix, Barbara) is a bittersweet romance that reinterprets the curse of the European mythological figure, Undine.
Synopsis: Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin’s urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her, and return to the water.
After accidentally killing an endangered animal on a popular reality TV show, Madi Cooke (Kat Foster) loses more than just her job. She believes she has become the most hated woman in America. In an attempt to regain control of her own story, she changes her look and last name to interview the #1 real estate firm in Connecticut owned by mean girl Bobbi (Georgia King). Their relationship starts off friendly only to turn competitive real soon. Will Madi regain her confidence and beat this mean girl at her own game?
Václav Marhoul‘s latest film, The Painted Bird, has created a lot of buzz since its premiere in Venice and Toronto last year.
Based on the acclaimed and controversial Jerzy Kosiński novel,The Painted Bird, is set in Eastern Europe towards the close of World War II. The film follows the journey of The Boy (Petr Kotlár), entrusted by his parents to an elderly aunt in the hopes the war will not reach him.
Orry-Kelly was a Hollywood legend, his costume designs adored by cinema’s greatest leading ladies – but in his home country of Australia his achievements remained unknown. Now, acclaimed director Gillian Armstrong is bringing the legend home and celebrating the life of this extraordinary Aussie in her new film, Women He’s Undressed. READ MORE