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Lux Aeterna

Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg are on a film set telling stories about witches. Technical problems and psychotic outbreaks plunge the shoot into chaos. It's less than an hour long but a self aware tour de force from Gaspar Noé (Vortex).

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Enter the Void

Venturing where angels fear to tread, virtuoso filmmaker Gaspar Noé (Vortex) creates a dazzling journey into the Tokyo night, a mind-bending exploration of the outer reaches of human experience inspired by the Tibetan Book of the Dead.

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Vortex

Reminiscent of Amour, Gaspar Noé's essential film compels us to look at aspects of life we too often shy away from: declining cognitive powers, the strains and stresses it places on an elderly married couple, played by Dario Argento and Françoise Lebrun.

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Jane by Charlotte

Actor, singer Charlotte Gainsbourg turns her camera on her famous mother, actor, singer Jane Birkin in this intimate exploration of motherhood, aging, creativity and love.

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Je t'aime moi non plus

Jane Birkin is Johnny, a waitress in a truck stop cafe. Enter Krass (Warhol star Joe Dallesandro), a gay haulage driver. Krass is immediately drawn to the boyish looking Johnny. What ensues is carnal, confusing, comic, tragic, and oh so cool.

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Playground

One of the most vivid and authentic films about childhood ever made, Laura Wandel's first feature puts us in the shoes of seven-year-old Nora (Maya Vanderbeque) on her first day at a new school. She soon learns some hard truths: School is a battleground where dog eats dog and Darwin's survival of the fittest theorem is enacted every time the bell rings.

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The Rose Maker

Eve's small independent rose farm faces bankruptcy, but the arrival of three convicts doing rehab work on day release could turn things around. This sweetly aromatic French comedy has charm and delicacy.

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The Family of the Forest

Gérard and Catherine left Belgium for a life of self-sufficiency deep in the boreal forest of Gaspé Peninsula, Québec. Now 15 years later, as their three sons become adults, what will happen to this remarkable life they’ve given everything to create?

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