Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal murder case with the killer’s method and hopes to close the case by getting a confession from Engel. Instead the clash of the two totally opposite characters shakes Michaels beliefs to the ground, turning him into a dangerous threat, an enemy to the people around him.
Sexo, Sua Única Arma 1981
1h 33m | Drama | Release date: February 24, 1981 (Brazil)
Marta’s father, when she was still a child, killed himself for having been harmed in his business by his partner Humberto, a producer of grapes and wine. Twenty years later, pretending to be blind, Marta befriends Humberto, who invites her to spend a few days with her family.
Patterns 2023 (S01)
TV Series | Comedy | Release date: July 27, 2023 (United Kingdom)
There’s something for everyone in Patterns – a British anthology series. Each episode tells a self-contained story, but they all take place in the same universe. A minor character in one story may reappear as lead in another and vice-versa.
1h 41m | Drama | Release date: May 5, 2023 (Austria)
Sparta is a 2022 drama film directed by Ulrich Seidl. It depicts an Austrian man named Ewald who is a non-offending pedophile and teaches judo to boys in Romania. The film is the second in a diptych; the other film, Rimini, centres on Ewald’s brother.
Lie with Me 2022
Arrête avec tes mensonges (original title)
1h 38m | Drama | Release date: February 22, 2023 (France)
Upon agreeing to be the brand ambassador for a famous cognac celebrating their bicentennial, novelist Stéphane Belcourt returns to his hometown for the first time in many years. Once there, he meets his first love’s son, Lucas. Memories come rushing back to him: irrepressible attraction, bodies becoming one in the heat of desire, a passion that can never be revealed… His first love’s name was Thomas. They were 17.
Hold om mig 2010
1h 20m | Drama | Release date: September 2, 2010 (Denmark)
A film about peer pressure and taking responsibility for one’s own life. The story revolves around Sara, Mikkel, Hassan and Louise, four teenagers, who are searching for their own identity and an anchor in their lives. One ill-fated day in the classroom a misunderstanding is thrown out of proportion and creates a wave of chaos. Suddenly they are the guilty ones and the victims of a game that has got out of hand.
Ragazzi Fuori 1990
1h 50m | Drama | Release date: September 14, 1990 (Italy)
Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of juvenile detention in Naples and he’s met by Vita, a girl who’s come from home to run away with him. Where can they go? A young dad, whose potato stall at the market is shut down because he has no permit, takes his two small children to the beach and yells at them. Mario, gay, a prostitute in drag, gets a visit from his mom; he offers tea, then finds the water to his apartment is shut off. Social workers drop by, parole officers file reports. What hope is there? What options besides crime?