Set Me Free 1999
Emporte-moi (original title)
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1999 (France)
Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Nana (Anna Karina), the character from Jean-Luc Godard’s “Vivre sa vie” (1962) about a Parisian woman’s descent into prostitution. Her confusion surrounding what is real leads to a crush for her female teacher and her actively pursuing what it’s like to be a prostitute for an evening.
My Truth: The Rape of Two Coreys (2020)
My Truth (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 25min | Documentary | 10 March 2020 (USA)
Corey Feldman and director Brian Herzlinger take a hard look at Hollywood and present the case that Hollywood is an industry inundated with pedophiles. As an Ambassador for Child USA, Corey Feldman introduces the organization’s founder and CEO Marci Hamilton as they fight to change the statute of limitations in child sexual abuse cases. Corey Feldman speaks about his own childhood sexual abuse while a Hollywood teen idol, as well as the allegations made against those he and others, say abused the late actor Corey Haim. Though the movie looks at past abuse, the focus is on what can be done to protect children in Hollywood today and in the future.
Mea maxima Culpa 2013
TV-14 | 1h 46min | Documentary | 16 November 2012 (USA)
Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that winds its way from the row houses of Milwaukee Wisconsin, through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland’s churches all the way to the highest office of the Vatican. By investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control – the film shows the face of evil that lurks behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions who believe that because they stand for good they can do no wrong.
Dance with the Devil 1997
Perdita Durango (original title)
R | 2h 9min | Action, Crime, Horror | 31 October 1997 (Spain)
Rough girl Perdita and her demonic lover Romeo Dolorosa need humans to sacrifice following Romeo’s religion before he can go on a mission ordered by mob boss Santos. They kidnap teen sweethearts Duane and Estelle and travel with them to Las-Vegas.
Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013
Kvinden i buret (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 36min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 17 June 2016 (USA)
Chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard’s disappearance – a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.