Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

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La vie d’Adèle (original title) Summary:  A blue-haired girl catches the eye of high school student Adele (Adele Exarchopoulos) when passing in the street.  Adele doesn’t see her again until she purposefully wanders into a gay bar after finishing a relationship with a male … Continue reading

Weekend (1967)

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Week End (original title) Summary:  A married couple’s idyllic weekend plans to drive down to the French countryside are thwarted when suddenly hitting wildly long traffic jams in all directions.  They travel further into the queues to witness the aftermath of violent car accidents, … 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

Norwegian Wood (2010)

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Noruwei no mori (original title) Summary:  The Beatles’ song ‘Norwegian Wood’ reminds Toru (Ken’ichi Matsuyama) of his life in Tokyo back in the 1960’s and when his best friend Kizuki (Kengo Kora) committed suicide.  He carries and shares the same burden of the … Continue reading

Bad Education (2004)

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La Mala Educación (original title) Summary:  Two childhood friends, Enrique and Ignacio, attended and grew up together in a Catholic boarding school.  Whilst forming their friendship and discovering movies, physical desire – what it is and how it will affect … Continue reading