Independent distributor bringing exciting world cinema and alternate screen content to Australia and New Zealand

Contemporary Movies

An eclectic mix of inspiring international cinema

The Page Turner

The Page Turner

(PG) Dir. Denis Dercourt, France, 2006. 85 min | Drama, Thriller
Un Certain Regard, 2006 Cannes Film Festival. A tight emotional thriller about a young woman taking carefully planned revenge on a woman she believes ruined her potential musical career years before. Understated and beautifully acted and scored.

The Stroll

The Stroll

(M) Dir. Aleksey Uchitel, Russia, 2003. 90 min | Drama, Romance
Three young romantics dance around St. Petersburg, Russia, getting themselves involved in everything from a soccer riot to a rainstorm to a fight between best friends. Set in mostly real time, Olya, Alyosha and Petya act as if the world is their due and they live to enjoy every moment of it.

Yes

Yes

(M) Dir. Sally Potter, UK/USA, 2004. 100 min | Drama, Romance
Follows a passionate love affair between an American woman and a Middle-Eastern man in which they confront some of the greatest conflicts of our generation religious, political and sexual.

The Mystery Of Happiness

The Mystery Of Happiness

(PG) Dir. Daniel Burman, Argentina, 2014. 99 min | Drama, Comedy
From Award-winning director Daniel Burman (Lost Embrace). Santiago and Eugenio are more than friends, they are life long business partners. They understand each other without words, they care for each other and they need each other. One day Eugenio disappears without leaving any clues behind. Santiago immediately notices his absence, but only realises what’s happened when Eugenio’s wife, Laura, lost and hopeless assures him that Eugenio has left on his own accord. Santiago and Laura set out on a journey to find him and end up discovering a whole lot more.

Buy online

High Resolution Stills

  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
  • Still from The Mystery Of Happiness
The Noble Family

The Noble Family

(M) Dir. Gary Alazraki, Mexico, 2013. 108 min | Comedy, Drama
The Noble Family is Mexico’s biggest ever box-office success! When a successful construction mogul, Germán Noble, realises that his adult children are spoiled beyond belief, he stages a fake company bankruptcy and seizes of all their assets tricking them into believing that they have become fugitives of the law. A slick, stylish and very funny riches to rag story that carries real heart.

Buy online

High Resolution Stills

  • Still from The Noble Family
  • Still from The Noble Family
  • Still from The Noble Family
  • Still from The Noble Family
  • Still from The Noble Family
  • Still from The Noble Family
In the Shadow of Women

In the Shadow of Women

(CTC) Dir. Philippe Garrel, France, 2015. 73 min | Drama, Romance
After Jealousy, Philippe Garrel delivers a new variation on the theme of romantic passion, the birth and death of relationships and the strange paths of desire. Pierre and Manon make low-budget documentaries and live off odd jobs. When Pierre meets a young trainee, Elisabeth, she becomes his mistress. Cannes International Film Festival, Directors’ Fortnight 2015 – Opening Night.

Buy online

High Resolution Stills

  • Still from In the Shadow of Women
  • Still from In the Shadow of Women
  • Still from In the Shadow of Women
  • Still from In the Shadow of Women
  • Still from In the Shadow of Women
Heat Wave

Heat Wave

(CTC) Dir. Raphaël Jacoulot, France, 2015. 102 min | Drama
As temperatures soar in a summer heatwave, daily life in an outwardly quiet French hamlet is disrupted by Josef Bousou, the son of a family of scrap merchants. The villagers single him out as a troublemaker, the source of all their problems. One day, Josef is found lying dead in his family’s yard…

Buy online

High Resolution Stills

  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
  • Still from Heat Wave
Russian Ark

Russian Ark

(G) Dir. Alexander Sokurov, Russia, 2002. 96 min | Drama, History
Sokurov’s extraordinary masterpiece is a unique journey through time and Russian history. Filmed entirely in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, this groundbreaking film recreates 300 years of history in a single, unedited, feature length take. Sokurov’s camera glides through 33 rooms of the Hermitage, covering three centuries of Russian history and European art. Re-released in stunning 2K digital in 2016.

High Resolution Stills

  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark
  • Still from Russian Ark