USA | 2015 | 122 | Scott Cooper
SIFF Cinema Uptown
Johnny Depp stars in a critically acclaimed performance as notorious Boston mobster James Whitey Bulger in this gripping true-life crime drama from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Co-stars Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson, and Kevin Bacon.
Austria | 2014 | 99 minutes | Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
The Shining meets Dead Ringers in this terrifying and atmospheric thriller about nine-year-old twin brothers who begin to question their mother's identity after she comes home heavily bandaged after cosmetic surgery, leading to a battle of wills with fatal consequences. Official Academy Awards Submission, Best Foreign Language Film.
China | 2010 | Mikael Håfström
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
From Swedish director Mikael Håfström comes this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and starring an international cast that includes John Cusack, Gong Li, and Ken Watanabe.
France | 2014 | 91 minutes | Mélanie Laurent
SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
The second feature from renowned French actress Melanie Laurent, this dramatic thriller follows two high-school girls who form a sudden and intense friendship that, once it begins to sour, turns into all-out psychological warfare.
Spain | 2015 | 88 minutes | Justin Webster
SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
This emotional documentary tells the incredible story of Gabriel García Márquez - known as “Gabo” throughout Latin America – a law-school dropout and journalist who grew up in the poverty and violence of northern Colombia, and went on to become the writer of globally celebrated, critically-acclaimed books including "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "One Hundred Years of Solitude."