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Gold

Ireland | 2014 | 90 minutes | Niall Heery

Ray is a down-on-his-luck guy who, along with his dying father, seek out his estranged ex-girlfriend and their teenage daughter (Maisie Williams, "Game of Thrones"). He must decide what to do next when he finds out she’s started a new family with his former P.E. teacher.

Grand Central

France | 2013 | 94 minutes | Rebecca Zlotowski

Incendiary French star Léa Seydoux (Blue is the Warmest Color) plays an engaged woman who embarks on a risky affair with Tahar Rahim (A Prophet) in the nuclear power plant where they both work.

Hard to Be a God

Russia | 2013 | 170 minutes | Aleksei German

A group of Earth scientists live in secret among the barbaric citizens of Arkanar, a distant planet stuck in the Dark Ages. Based on the 1964 sci-fi bestseller by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.

Healing

Australia | 2014 | 119 minutes | Craig Monahan

As a form of rehabilitation, Viktor Khadem learns to take care of injured birds at a low-security prison farm in Australia. Through his relationships with these distressed birds of prey, Viktor may finally learn to heal.

Hotell

Sweden | 2013 | 97 minutes | Lisa Langseth

This oddball Swedish drama is a guilty pleasure tale of a therapy group that starts its own unique course of treatment in the well-appointed confines of anonymous hotels.

Human Capital

Italy | 2013 | 110 minutes | Paolo Virzí

With a lens on generational and economic clashes, a road accident entangles the lives of three diverse families in this stylish Italian thriller. Told in three chapters, Human Capital focuses on the self-destructive vanity and the resulting downfall of those who selfishly cling to the top.

Ida

Poland | 2013 | 80 minutes | Pawel Pawlikowski

Festival screenings have passed. Playing at SIFF Cinema starting June 13. Click here for more.

Acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) returns to his homeland for this intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation.

In Order of Disappearance

Norway | 2014 | 116 minutes | Hans Petter Moland

Festival screenings have passed. Playing at SIFF Cinema June 15.
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There hasn't been a darkly comic and enjoyable thriller with this much blood spilled in a frigid landscape since the Coen Brothers' Fargo. Stellan Skarsgard plays a snowplow driver who will stop at nothing to bring his son's killers to justice.

Intruders

South Korea | 2013 | 99 minutes | Noh Young-seok

Slowly building menace until tensions reach the boiling point, Noh Young-seok’s follow up to Daytime Drinking (SIFF 2009) follows a writer to a cabin in the snowy woods, where he erroneously thinks he’ll find quiet time to finish his screenplay.

It's Only Make Believe

Norway | 2013 | 91 minutes | Arild Østin Ommundsen

Confronted in a life-threatening robbery, pregnant Jenny successfully defends herself—but loses her fiancé. When she’s freed from prison 10 years later, her journey toward a stable life and custody of her daughter is fraught with emotion.

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