A terminally ill boy dreams of catching the world's most beautiful butterfly, the elusive Blue Morpho. Accompanied by his mother and a renowned entomologist (compassionately portrayed by William Hurt), he heads into the Costa Rican rain forest to fulfill his quest. Breathtaking views of the equatorial flora and fauna, plus a series of stunning waterfalls, highlight this tale of redemption inspired by true events. | Read More
After Bush's re-election in 2004, John (Breckin Meyer), a distraught Democrat, decides to move to Canada after receiving a call from "Marry-a-Canadian," established to help disgruntled liberals "escape" from the U.S. When Chloe (Anna Paquin) answers his ad, he soon finds that the misadventures of the open highway bring them closer in this lighthearted road-trip tale. | Read More
In this graceful cross-cultural love story, a happily married woman (Patricia Clarkson) is separated from her husband in the overwhelming city of Cairo. While waiting for his return, she experiences the unique beauty of Egypt with his friend (Alexander Siddig). As their tender friendship blossoms, a series of small yet profound moments changes both of their worlds forever. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
In this funny and unlikely buddy picture, a chance encounter brings together cheating husband Walter (Ray Liotta) and injured high-school football star Skylar (Shaun Sipos). An unlikely friendship develops, as Skylar helps Walter get his family back and Walter helps Skylar regain the confidence he needs to overcome his injury. | Read More
A mini-essay on motion, image tracking and mapping in an explicitly digital form, Depart moves through various modes of software and internet aesthetics to frame images of sublime landscapes and flying vehicles. Set to a score of air traffic control radios, transportation ambience and ominous drones, the accumulating layers of found, manufactured and self-shot footage—plus a swarm of digitally animated fireflies—ease into an ambivalent co-existence. | Read MoreDocumentary, Animation, Science Fiction
In North America more than 100,000 children are held in detention centers. Sixty percent are destined to become repeat offenders. Director Kim Chapiron (Sheitan, TFF '06) takes a searing look at three incarcerated teenagers fighting for their lives and for hope. An electrifying cast delivers blistering performances packed with violent intensity and emotional power in this story of unlikely friendships in the midst of a brutal and deficient correctional system. | Read More
One-time art star Lars Olafssen is all washed up. Unable to paint without inspiration, he accepts a teaching stint at a small-time art school in podunk Koda Lake, Canada, and along with it the guardianship of the offbeat town's neighborhood weirdo, Eddie. As their unlikely friendship evolves, Lars uncovers a dark and violent secret about Eddie's nocturnal impulses, and finds himself torn between his duty to his friend and his duty to his art. | Read MoreHorror and Comedy
After her son (Anton Yelchin) has a brush with the law, a New York massage therapist (Diane Lane) relocates her small family to the estate of an eccentric millionaire (Donald Sutherland) for the summer. At first, the mother and boy revel in experiencing "how the other half lives," but an act of violence quickly turns the bucolic compound from a safe haven into dangerous territory.
A Lions Gate Films release.
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Recess begins -- the schoolyard is flooded with kids! Ten-year-old Jeff reveals his prized cat's-eye marble in a bid to win the Universal Marble Championship. But just before his winning shot, Cricker, the schoolyard bully, grabs it and launches it to the other side of the playground, and Jeff must set off across the infamous "big-kid's area" to retrieve it. With danger at every turn, Jeff plays his way through various games in order to claim his marble, but will he return in time to win the game? | Read More
For citizens denied free speech and confronted daily with the gap between political propaganda and everyday reality, jokes became the language of truth in the Communist controled U.S.S.R. This Monty Python-esque doc, featuring a wide range of jokes and jokesters, is sure to tickle those fond of political humor. In English. | Read MoreComedy and Documentary
One night, Henry (Zach Braff) and Nathalie’s (Isabelle Blais) lives tragically collide. The impact of their choices force them both to confront loss, love and life, and decide if the high cost of living is worth the price. | Read MoreDrama