Kyoko is a confident, intelligent 16-year-old who is falling in love with the diffident, moody boy next door, Kaito. Kaito's parents are divorced: his dad, a tattooist, lives in Tokyo and his mum works in a restaurant. Kyoko is dealing with something even more painful: her mother, a delicate and beautiful woman, is dying. Set against this fraught situation is a shocking event: a dead body is washed up on the beach. Despite the film's title, the water is far from still – there are tropical storms and the waves and currents are dangerous.
One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Actor Damon Gameau (Underbelly) embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’ but which are in fact laden with hidden sugars. Through this entertaining and informative journey, with contributions from Hugh Jackman and Stephen Fry, Damon reveals where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves, finds out what it does to the human body, and asks why these health effects are being hidden from consumers.
Four Italian winegrowers live a life we all dream of: growing wine in an ecologically progressive, economically just, and historically rich way. A heavily controlled industry fines them for not using industrialised methods and chemical supplements, also making it impossible for them to access supermarket shelves.
These contemporary agricultural rebels fight against the system, seeking a natural revolution for European wine-growing.
BAFTA-winner Michael Winterbottom directs this psychological thriller, taking a fictionalised look at the real-life murder of a British student and the subsequent trial of her American housemate.
Film-maker Thomas (Daniel Brühl) is in Siena, Italy, to make a movie about the crime, with American journalist Simone (Kate Beckinsale) bringing him up to speed on the facts behind the salacious headlines. Seeking a guide into the drug-fuelled University nightlife, he enlists the help of British student Melanie (Cara Delevingne).
As Thomas becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth, the disturbing details of the crime scene cause him to question the motives of everyone around him, as well as his own. What dark secrets are held by the picturesque streets of this town where an innocent woman lost her life?
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PULP found fame on the world stage in the 1990s with anthems including 'Common People', 'Disco 2000', and 'Babies'. In 2012 they returned to their hometown for what could be their last UK concert. Footage of their phenomenal live showis exclusive to this film and the band also share their thoughts on fame, love, mortality & car maintenance. Director Florian Habicht (Love Story) weaves together these elements with dream-like tableaux featuring the people and the city of Sheffield.
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This collection of Chris Marker films consists of three works that pre-date La Jetée, the featurette that firmly planted his name as a filmmaker, as well as a series of seven shorter films that span each decade of his career thereafter. These remarkable curios reveal much about him, his ideas and his visuality, as well as his take on the modern world from an artistic point-of-view--from China, Siberia and Israel in the 1950s to the Pentagon, art collectives, cheshire cats, haikus and early new media.
Frederick Wiseman, master documentarian, takes the audience behind the scenes of a British institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art. National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings.
Limited to just 1000 numbered editions and featuring an original photograph of JOHN BETJEMAN signed by JANE BOWN, along with bespoke sleeve artwork and booklet featuring essays by film makers LUKE DODD and MICHAEL WHYTE.
A revealing portrait of this most self-effacing but great portrait photographer emerges through conversation, anecdote and candid reflection.
This title will be released on August 31, 2015.
June, 1945. Badly injured, her face destroyed, Auschwitz survivor Nelly returns to Berlin. Having barely recovered from facial surgery, she sets out to find her husband Johnny. Nelly’s family has been murdered in the Holocaust - Johnny is convinced that his wife, too, is dead. When Nelly finally tracks him down he doesn’t recognise her, but seeing a resemblance Johnny asks her to take on the identity of his ‘late’ wife in order to access her inherited fortune. Nelly agrees: she becomes her own imposter. She wants to know if he loved her – and whether he betrayed her. She wants her old life back.
This title will be released on September 14, 2015.
Twelve-year-old Gelsomina runs her unconventional Italian family, with three younger sisters working under her watchful eye. Together they keep the bees and make the honey on their father’s farm oblivious to the world outside of their own. Whilst all around rural life is falling apart, a TV show competition arrives from the city offering a cash prize for a family that can prove it’s the most traditionally Italian. Gelsomina wants to participate in the contest but her father is too consumed with the new farm laws to consider his daughter’s dream. They work tirelessly to expand the bee colonies and even take on help - a delinquent German boy from a youth rehabilitation exchange program. Tension mounts between her father and the boy and soon nothing will be the same for Gelsomina and her family.