Let the Right One In (2008)

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Låt den rätte komma in (original title) Summary: In a quiet suburb in Stockholm a young boy Oskar is regularly bullied by his own friends at school.  A lonely soul, his parents have separated with his father, whom he rarely sees, lodging out in the … Continue reading

The City of Lost Children (1995)

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La cité des enfants perdus (original title) Summary:  A scientist named Krank (Daniel Emilfork) is unable to dream.  He and his henchmen kidnap young children, keeping them within a city in order to steal their dreams in hopes it will reverse his advanced … Continue reading

A Town Called Panic (2009)

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Panique au village (original title) Summary:  Cowboy and Indian decide to make a homemade brick barbeque for their friend Horse’s birthday.  However, they make a numerical error when ordering the bricks and when a billion arrive they hide them away … Continue reading

Tell No One (2006)

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Ne le dis à personne (original title) Summary:  Alexandre Beck (François Cluzet) was accused of the brutal murder of his wife Margot Beck (Marie-Josée Croze), but has always, vehemently denied responsibility.  Eight years later with the case closed, Alexandre still … Continue reading

The Host (2006)

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Gwoemul (original title) Summary:  A Korean scientist is forced to dispose 200 bottles of formaldehyde by pouring them down a drain, which eventually flows into the Hans River running through the capital Seoul. By the riverside, a small snack bar is … Continue reading

All About My Mother (1999)

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Todo sobre mi madre (original title) Summary:  Manuela (Cecilia Roth), a hard-working single mum, takes her son, Esteban, to a play on his 17th birthday.  He aspires to be a great writer but is tragically run down and killed after … Continue reading

City of God (2002)

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Cidade de Deus (original title) Summary:  In City of God, Brazil; a boy nicknamed ‘Rocket’ (Alexandre Rodrigues) tells the story which starts with a gang known as ‘the Tender Trio.’  One of the three in this gang is Rocket’s older brother, which is how … Continue reading

La Vie En Rose (2007)

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La môme (original title) Summary:  The real life story of French singer Edith Piaf, since her rocky childhood shuffled between her mother, an alcoholic street singer, her grandmother, a madam of a brothel and then to her father, a circus performer.  Overcoming … Continue reading