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Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in 'Lion'

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

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'The Salesman': a masterwork of neorealism

With ‘The Salesman’, Iran’s Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi offers once again a multi-layered masterwork of neorealism.

With ‘The Salesman’, Iran’s Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi offers once again a multi-layered masterwork of neorealism.

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Ashgar Farhadi on shooting 'The Salesman'

Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m

Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m

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Vinny Paz biopic hits big screen

‘Bleed for This’ tells the real-life story of US boxing champion Vinny Pazienza who, after breaking his neck in a car crash, defied the doctor’s advice and got back in the…

‘Bleed for This’ tells the real-life story of US boxing champion Vinny Pazienza who, after breaking his neck in a car crash, defied the doctor’s advice and got back in the…

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When black and white loving was a crime...

'Loving', based on a true story, dramatises the relationship between a black woman and a white man and their fight for that to be legal in the US.

'Loving', based on a true story, dramatises the relationship between a black woman and a white man and their fight for that to be legal in the US.

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'Chouf': a bitter plunge into Marseille's underworld

Is it possible to break the cycle and leave behind your tough suburb, your ‘quartier nord’ as they call it in Marseille?

Is it possible to break the cycle and leave behind your tough suburb, your ‘quartier nord’ as they call it in Marseille?

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New German film addresses Nazi child 'euthanasia'

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

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Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera

Based on Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, ‘American Pastoral’ is the story of a perfect Middle class American family torn apart when the daughter gets involved in the polit

Based on Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, ‘American Pastoral’ is the story of a perfect Middle class American family torn apart when the daughter gets involved in the polit

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'Nocturama' haunting thriller in the heart of Paris

This week’s choice is a film that has polarised movie-goers – ‘Nocturama’ by French director Bertrand Bonello is a daring and controversial portrait of Parisian youths conducting terror attacks around

This week’s choice is a film that has polarised movie-goers – ‘Nocturama’ by French director Bertrand Bonello is a daring and controversial portrait of Parisian youths conducting terror attacks around

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Lupita Nyong'o stars in rags-to-riches tale

‘Queen of Katwe’ is the true story of Phiona, a Ugandan girl living in the Kampala slum of Katwe, whose life is turned around when she becomes a prodigious chess…

‘Queen of Katwe’ is the true story of Phiona, a Ugandan girl living in the Kampala slum of Katwe, whose life is turned around when she becomes a prodigious chess…

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'24 Weeks' an emotional portrayal of a moral dilemma

Astrid, a successful TV comic, is facing an emotional dilemma, she is pregnant with her second child, but the baby has some serious health issues.

Astrid, a successful TV comic, is facing an emotional dilemma, she is pregnant with her second child, but the baby has some serious health issues.

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'Clash': Egyptian nail-biter is Egypt's Oscar entry

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

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'Divines': girl power in a Paris suburb

This week Cinema Box brings you ‘Divines’, laureate of the Golden Camera in Cannes, which rewards first feature films.

This week Cinema Box brings you ‘Divines’, laureate of the Golden Camera in Cannes, which rewards first feature films.

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Tom Hanks is "Miracle on the Hudson" hero

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways pilot Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger became an overnight hero after successfully landing a plane with 155 people onboard in New York’s Hudson…

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways pilot Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger became an overnight hero after successfully landing a plane with 155 people onboard in New York’s Hudson…

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'The Light Between Oceans' a couple's heartbreaking moral dilemma

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander took to the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of their latest feature 'The Light Between Oceans.'

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander took to the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of their latest feature 'The Light Between Oceans.'

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Caméra d'Or Cannes winner 'Divines' out now in France

Houda Benyamina's debut 'Divines' caused a splash at Cannes picking up the Caméra d'Or award. The film is out now in France.

Houda Benyamina's debut 'Divines' caused a splash at Cannes picking up the Caméra d'Or award. The film is out now in France.

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Noel Clarke's London crime trilogy closes with 'Brotherhood'

"Noel Clarke":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noel_Clarke has launched the last film in his London crime trilogy, 'Kidulthood,' and 'Adulthood' have been supplemented by 'Brotherhood.'

"Noel Clarke":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noel_Clarke has launched the last film in his London crime trilogy, 'Kidulthood,' and 'Adulthood' have been supplemented by 'Brotherhood.'

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Vinterberg's The Commune:Inspired by experience

The Commune by acclaimed Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is a partly autobiographical dramedy set in a 1970s commune.

The Commune by acclaimed Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is a partly autobiographical dramedy set in a 1970s commune.