Films by Country


The Duchess of Langeais

Ne touchez pas la hache

Jacques Rivette

Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume Depardieu are superb in this adaptation of Balzac's tale of drawing room passion. "A nearly impeccable work of art – beautiful, true, profound." — NY Times



Matteo Garrone

Grand Jury Prize Winner, Cannes Film Festival 2008. Riveting adaptation of Roberto Saviano's bestselling exposé of the Camorra, the Neapolitan Mafia. "Thrilling... a modern classic." — The Observer

It's a Free World...

Ken Loach

Veteran masters of social realism Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty (My Name Is Joe) return with one of their most involving character-centred dramas. "A movie of great honesty and humanistic inquiry." — The Guardian

Lorna's Silence

Le Silence de Lorna

Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Actress Arta Dobroshi is a revelation as a young Albanian woman inveigled into a treacherous scam in acclaimed Dardennes Brothers' new film. Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival 2008.

One Hundred Nails


Ermanno Olmi

The director of The Tree of Wooden Clogs envisages a Christ-like figure in a contemporary Italian town. "Spellbindingly innocent, magical in its tenderness." — Time Out

The Romance of Astrea and Céladon

Les amours d’Astrée et de Céladon

Eric Rohmer

At 87, Eric Rohmer, lifelong connoisseur and satirist of the romantic misadventures of the young and self-absorbed, finds inspiration in a classic Arcadian romance.

The Universe of Keith Haring

Christina Clausen

Lively, affectionate portrait of graffiti-influenced 80s artist Keith Haring, who painted on every surface he could find, including cars, walls, T-shirts and the subway.