Category Drama

Skin

Bryon Widner (Jamie Bell) was one of FBI’s most sought after white suprematists. Dressed head to toe with racist tattoos earned through hate crimes, he leads a destructive life, taking a path he can not undo. When he meets Julie (Danielle MacDonald) and her three daughters from a different relationship, it fulfills his desire for responsibility, paternity, and the idea of leaving the movement. He receives death threats and is harassed by his old gang as he tries to change his life. With the help of the FBI and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC for short), he undergoes 25 tough tattoo removal sessions...

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

Denny Swift (Milo Ventimiglia) is a racing driver in Formula 1 but also a customer representative at a dealership in Seattle. His dog Enzo (voice in the original: Kevin Costner) believes in the Mongolian legend, which states that a dog, as soon as he is ready, will be reborn as a human in his next life...

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Léon

12-year-old Mathilda (Natalie Portman) is not growing up in the best of circumstances: her mother (Ellen Greene) works as a prostitute, her father (Michael Badalucco) hides drugs for the corrupt police officer Norman Stansfield (Gary Oldman). When he feels deceived one day, he quickly summons the whole family and only Mathilda escapes the massacre. Desperately, she asks her less-talkative neighbor Léon for help, who reluctantly lets her into the apartment. A short time later, she realizes that he earns his money as a professional killer...

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The White Crow

In the 1950s, Rudolf Nureyev (Oleg Ivenko) became the largest ballet star in the Soviet Union. He is taken by the communist empire, which is why he does not feel well. The attractive, rebellious dancer has long since become a star in the West, but his great career there is not possible for him. In 1961, there is finally the chance to perform together with the Kirov Ballet in Paris. Nureyev excites the people. He is constantly being watched by KGB intelligence agents, but he still manages to explore the city on his own. Together with the Chilean Clara Saint (Adèle Exarchopoulos), he makes the nightlife of the French capital unsafe, which is a thorn in the side of the spies of the Soviet secret service. In Nureyev the idea matures that he wants to stay here in the West...

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The Goldfinch

At the age of 13, Theo Decker (Ansel Elgort) and his mother Audrey (Hailey Wist) visit the New York Metropolitan Museum when a terrorist attack is perpetrated there. Theo survives this, not his mother. As a result of the aftermath of the explosion, a dying old man not only urges his ring, but also one of the fascinating paintings from the museum. Theo hides the precious painting of a Dutch old master, which is now considered lost in the explosion, with him. The picture will be his most precious treasure and will give a new direction to his life, which will take him to Las Vegas in the next few years...

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21 Bridges

It’s the worst day in the New York Police Department for 18 years: Eight law enforcement officers were shot in one fell swoop, giving the police a queasy feeling. For the disgraced detective Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman), however, this gives the great opportunity to make amends – because he is to make the culprits in the metropolis of millions. To seal off Manhattan from New York’s mainland, all 21 bridges will be closed for the first time in history. Nobody gets in or out anymore. But while the geographic boundaries are stricter than ever, the boundaries between hunters and hunted are increasingly blurring. Davis is on the trail of a huge conspiracy – and soon he has to be careful who he trusts...

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Tell It To The Bees

Single mother Lydia (Holliday Grainger) was once abandoned by her husband. After Lydia’s son Charlie (Gregor Selkirk) is brought to the local doctor Jean Markham (Anna Paquin), who recently returned to her hometown after a bullying incident, the two women first get to know each other. When Lydia and Charlie are driven out of their house one day, because their mother’s low income is not enough to pay the rent, Jean invites the two of them to stay with her...

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Love After Love

After the cancer death of husband and family man Glenn (Gareth Williams), all remaining family members are on the ramshackle: Mother Suzanne (Andie MacDowell) is reluctantly seeking new company and meeting with many men, yet bringing her older son Nicholas (Chris O’Dowd ) against yourself. Meanwhile, Nicholas’ relationship with Rebecca (Juliet Rylance) is breaking and he’s having an affair with Emilie (Dree Hemingway), a student of his dad. Suzanne’s younger son Chris (James Adomian) tries to deal with the loss in his own complicated way, which causes the other two increasingly worried and headache. While Chris is struggling to finally become recognized as an artist, he has to swallow one blow after another...

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My Days Of Mercy

Lucy (Ellen Page) has always traveled the United States with her sister Martha (Amy Seimetz) and her little brother Ben (Charlie Shotwell) to protest against the death penalty. For their protests, the little family has a very personal motivation, after all, sitting with Simon (Elias Koteas) her own father on death row, because he is said to have killed his wife. Simon continues to deny the fact why his children always support him with all his strength and help. One day there will be a demonstration in which supporters and opponents of the death penalty face each other. There, Lucy meets Mercy (Kate Mara)...

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Where is Kyra?

After trying to find a job for some time, Kyra (Michelle Pfeiffer) finally loses her mother as well – her life is finally thrown off track. As her debts pile up, the woman struggles day in and day out to survive, losing faith in herself little by little. She is withdrawing more and more, neglecting social contacts and leading a life increasingly marked by isolation becomes. But even if she misses her deceased mother, she collects all her strength again to prevent the impending eviction somehow yet. Hope gives her also the single Doug (Kiefer Sutherland), who lives a similar lonely existence and Kyra is at this difficult time aside...

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