Category Drama

The Lodge

Since the journalist Richard (Richard Armitage) left for his new younger friend Grace (Riley Keough) and his wife Laura (Alicia Silverstone), the house blessing has been crooked. Especially his two children, the little Mia (Lia McHugh) and the older Aidan (Jaeden Martell), take this very badly at their father and show their displeasure especially Grace, which they punish with rejection and non-observance. To smooth the waves, everyone drives together over the Christmas holidays to a remote hut. However, the drama begins when the family man has to go back to town for two days before the holidays to work. So his girlfriend is left alone with the kids. What would be a perfect time to approach each other quickly turns out to be a fallacy, because in the meantime Mia and Aidan have found out that their stepmother was previously a member of a Christian sect...

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Sorry We Missed You

Newcastle: Parcel carrier Ricky Turner (Kris Hitchen) and his wife Abbie (Debbie Honeywood), who work as a geriatric nurse, have increasing difficulties dealing with their lives in uncertain job situations. Both suffer from their zero hour contracts and Ricky finds at most alternatives as a handyman or on the building. Because of his employment, Ricky is obliged to rent a van for his company with strict delivery times and to go badly in advance. He persuades his wife to sell her car, even if she needs it for her job. This is the only way he can pay for the van. Meanwhile, Ricky’s debt rises immensely due to his employment situation and his wife’s patients suffer more and more from neglect. A vicious circle from which the Turner family can hardly break out...

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Little Women

The four March sisters Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Watson), Amy (Florence Pugh) and Beth (Eliza Scanlen) grew up in the rigid gender-dominated society of the United States in the mid-19th century. Her father serves in the civil war, her mother (Laura Dern) looks after the family, works and helps in the village wherever she can. The older the four sisters get, the more clearly they recognize the obstacles they face in asserting themselves as women. At the same time, it also makes clear to them how much they ultimately differ. While the proud Jo wants to become a writer and rejects the social role dictation as wife and mother, Meg follows her heart into marriage. Amy, on the other hand, wants to express her uniqueness through painting and studies in France. Men are less interested in the four women...

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1917

The First World War reached its cruel climax in April 1917. In northern France, German and British units lay siege to their trenches without moving an inch. The morale of the troops is getting worse. In this situation, British soldiers Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) stationed in northern France are given an urgent and dangerous assignment by their superior General Erinmore (Colin Firth): they are supposed to protect the bombed out no man’s land between the Germans and cross British trenches and deliver a message to another British battalion. This is just about to be ambushed into a German ambush and thus into death...

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Attraction 2

Two years have passed since the alien spaceship crashed in Moscow and the subsequent unrest. The catastrophe and romantic relationship with an alien changed the life of the Chertanovo girl and our view of the universe forever. Scientists are researching the mysterious technologies found on board the ship so that humans are better equipped for a possible next attack from space. Meanwhile, Julia (Irina Starshenbaum), the daughter of Colonel Lebedev (Oleg Menshikov), is undergoing some tests. She was the only one who was in direct contact with the aliens at the time and has since developed new skills that could be of extraordinary importance for protection against extraterrestrial beings...

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Queen & Slim

A sweeping movement emerges from a Tinder date: The harmless first meeting of Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) in a diner takes a dramatic turn when she is pulled out of circulation by a police officer and unjustly racially unjustified and be particularly brutally harassed. In self-defense, Slim kills the officer and instead of surrendering, they embark on a rapid escape. Now the two, who hardly know each other, are nowhere safe and suddenly, as cop killers, murderers who are wanted all over the country. But soon they will receive support from many sides – as a modern incarnation of Bonnie and Clyde and as an involuntary symbol of the Black Lives Matter movement...

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Judy

Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger) has been in front of the camera since the late 1920s and has already made 13 films by her 16th birthday. In 1939, the teenage boy was so exhausted from the ongoing filming that Louis B. Mayer (Richard Cordery), the boss of the MGM studio, gave her the choice: either she did what was asked of her or he ensured that her career goes down the drain. 30 years later, Judy is an old hand in show business, but she is no longer as popular as before. As a result, her debt rises and she appears for a few hundred dollars. With her ex-husband Sidney Luft (Rufus Sewell) she argues over the custody of her children Lorna (Bella Ramsey) and Joey (Lewin Lloyd). Although she can’t bear the thought of being separated from her children, Sid wants the children to grow up with him. When the London club owner Bernard Delfont (Michael Gambon) offers her to stay in his club for five weeks, she has no choice but to accept the offer. After a few start-up problems, her grandiose appearances get around and she becomes London’s talk to the city...

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Hustlers

Strippers Destiny (Constance Wu), Ramona Vega (Jennifer Lopez), Diamond (Cardi B) and her colleagues work hard every night to keep their greasy yet well-to-do clientele happy. But though the vast majority are wealthy Wall Street speculators, the women take home only a starvation wage every evening, and they can barely pay the rent. But that should now be an end for all time...

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Marriage Story

Director Charlie (Adam Driver) and actress Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) have been the dream couple of the New York theater scene for ten years, but by now they have little left to say – it’s time to break up. Nicole wants to move back to her family in Los Angeles and has already taken on a role in a TV pilot episode. Especially for their little son Henry (Azhy Robertson) sake, the two want to peacefully bring the separation across the stage...

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Black And Blue

Young Alicia West (Naomie Harris) does not easily find herself the new female officer in New Orleans because of her gender and black skin. Everywhere she has to get respect. But her situation is all the harder when she accidentally with her body camera, the murder of some corrupt police colleagues and their own partner at a drug dealer. West is now in a very difficult situation and faced with a double threat: firstly, she must fear the well-known brutal revenge of the drug cartels, who have put a bounty on them, on the other hand, their convicted colleagues will do everything, to turn off the “rookie” in the team and get to the incriminating material. Since she can not expect help from either her superiors or from her black community, stranger Milo “Mouse” Jackson (Tyrese Gibson) is her only chance...

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