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November 25, 2021 / Drama

Two young individuals meet online and become interested in each other after e-mailing everyday. Secrets are confessed and the two finally decide to meet in person.

November 25, 2021 / Drama

In the summer of 1939, 13-year-old Marie goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it’s an idyllic place, and Marie’s parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by sexual frankness, Marie fancies herself a woman and develops a crush on Alexander, the town’s young Jewish doctor but is despondent when he treats her like a child…

November 25, 2021 / Documentary

Ivory’s first, slightly intoxicated film (part of his MA thesis for the University of Southern California) is a documentary on the history of Venice as revealed through the work of some of the artists who have painted its architecture and citizens (from Gentile Bellini to Saul Steinberg).

November 25, 2021 / Arthouse
November 25, 2021 / Drama

An old woman finds a baby among the cabbages in her garden; she takes care of him and calls him Totò. When she dies, he is sent to an orphanage, which he leaves as a teenager. When Totò goes out in the world, he expects everyone to be open-hearted as himself, but they aren’t. Without belongings or a place to live, he soon turns up among other homeless people, living scattered in boxes and cement pipes on a vast, barren field outside Milan.

November 12, 2021 / Silent

Miner-turned-dentist McTeague wins young Trina Sieppe away from her cousin Marcus, McTeague’s friend. When Trina wins five thousand dollars in a lottery, Marcus accuses McTeague of marrying her for her money. Trina becomes more and more obsessed with money, refusing to spend any of her winnings even though she and her husband are forced into dire straits. When Marcus informs the authorities that McTeague is not licensed as a dentist, thus depriving him of his meagre living, the friendship and the marriage are destroyed. At last murder intrudes, leaving no one unscathed.

November 10, 2021 / Arthouse
November 10, 2021 / Arthouse