The White Crow 2018
R | 2h 7min | Biography, Drama | 22 March 2019 (UK)
Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet’s most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas led him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.
The Drag Queen Arachne suffers from her sexual insatiability. When she learns that the government is working in a lab on a drug that stops the sex drive, she wants to acquire the substance to impose it on everyone and save themselves.
Always Say Yes 2019
Siempre sí (original title)
Unrated | 1h 44min | Drama | 6 April 2019 (Argentina)
Héctor travels from Hermosillo to Mexico City with the hope of posing naked for photography collective Feral. His friend Carlos chose not to go with him, and Héctor, determined to experiment with his desire without limits, promises himself to always say yes.
Canary (original title)
Unrated | 2h | Drama, Musical, War | July 2018 (USA)
A coming-of-age war musical about a small town boy who gets chosen to serve his compulsory two year military training in the South African Defence Force Choir and Concert group- known as the “Canaries”- during the height of the Apartheid regime.
Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she’s busy forging a neat and orderly new life. Prentice, on the other hand, has charm but is a social disaster stuck in a dead-end job. His main talent is for getting them both into trouble. Amid the squabbles, they start to fall in love. One night, Kim invites Prentice to a romantic dinner at her flat. Prentice, finding the seduction unexpectedly effective, freaks out. He proceeds to make a public display of both of them and winds up in court. Humiliated and angry, Kim runs away. Only she can save Prentice now, but will true love triumph for a new made woman and an aging punk?
Young Lucas (Paulo Sousa) lives with his religious Aunt Lourdes (Juliana Zancanaro) in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt promote religious thing with the region’s beatas in the living room by playing the biblical songs on his keyboard. But this little blissful life is soon to change when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew, Mario (Thiago Cazado), just out of jail. The clash of reality between the cousins would only be summoned up in embarassing situations, were it not for the unexpected attraction that ends up happening among the boys.