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Bonnell, Jérôme

Just a Sigh Just a Sigh

Between performances of an Ibsen play in Calais, actress Alix (exquisitely played by Emmanuelle Devos) travels to Paris for an audition. On the train, she meets a mysterious, stoic Englishman (Gabriel Byrne). Played out over the course of a day, the film beautifully chronicles the blossoming of an all-too-brief love affair between the two, a momentary romance that brings hope and passion into Alix’s harried life, and comfort to her lover.

English, French with English subtitles, 105

Borcuch, Jacek

Lasting Lasting

Love-struck college students who meet on a working summer holiday in the idyllic Spanish countryside, Michal and Karina’s blissful moment of first love is cut short when Michal has a fateful - and shocking - encounter with a stranger. When Michal reveals his secret to Karina, their lives are thrown into chaos. With gorgeous, award-winning cinematography, the film sensitively explores the devastating fallout of Michal’s actions as their relationship is put to the test and the future grows increasingly unpredictable.

Polish and Spanish with English Subtitles, 93

Boulifa, Fyzal

The Curse The Curse

When a small boy catches her with her lover, Fatine must pay a terrible price.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

Arabic, 16

Bresan, Vinko

The Priest's Children The Priest's Children

Troubled by his small island’s dwindling population, the young and dogmatic Father Fabijan teams up with the local pharmacist and newsstand vendor to take family planning into his own hands. Soon the picturesque island town is awash with pregnant women and shotgun marriages, and word of the island’s fertility turn it into a vacation spot for foreign tourists. The unintended consequences of the plan soon spin out of control in this irreverent, hilarious dark comedy.

Croatian with English Subtitles, 93

Britto, Bernardo

Places Where We Lived Places Where We Lived

A man wakes up with a weird feeling to find his parents are selling his childhood home.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

Japanese, English, 7

Bykov, Yury

The Major The Major

In the dead of a snowy Russian winter, police major Sobolev, rushing recklessly to the hospital for the birth of his child, causes a fatal accident. Panicked and under great pressure from his colleagues, he participates in the cover up of his crime. But that decision will have disastrous consequences, compounded at each step by the increasingly elaborate scheme and its violent results. The tension builds to an electric climax as the guilt-wracked Sobolev goes on the lam in this thrilling crime drama.

Russian with English Subtitles, 99

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