This page is for the Buxton Film programming team to help with film selection.
Here is the current long list which John is keeping up to date. Please forward, in as much detail as possible, inclusions you’d like adding.
Films should be available to us around 17 weeks after the theatrical release date. Occasionally distributors will make them available earlier – DD in the Disc release date column indicates that.
You can order by any column by clicking the header. The film title links to the IMDB page.
Underneath the table there is a discussion board where we can leave comments – you will have to ‘register’ yourself the first time you use it.
The list was last modified at 2020-03-10 00:33:11 by Luay.
|Link||Director||Details||Resume||IMDB Score||Release Date||Disc Available||Proposer|
|Gaza||Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell||Ireland | Palestine||A beautiful portrait of everyday Gazan citizens, leading meaningful lives beyond the rubble of perennial conflict.||7.3||9-8-19||LS|
|Adults in the Room||Costa-Gavras||Greece|France||Yanis Varofakis's extraordinary account of low cunning at the heart of Greece's 2015 financial bailout. The more defiant the left-wing Syriza government became, the more it was met with intimidation from some or duplicitous reassurance from others.||5.8||nyk UK||LS|
|The Burnt Orange Heresy||Giuseppe Capotondi||UK|Italy||Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.||5.6||nyk UK||LS|
|Mosul||Daniel Gabriel||USA 86||The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq's second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.||9.5||nyk UK||LS|
|The Third Wife||Ash Mayfair||Vietnam 96min||In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between living in safety and being free.||7.0||19-8-19||LS|
|A White, White Day||Hlynur Palmason||Iceland 109 min||Seen by us at ICO|
In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his wife, who recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. A story of grief, revenge and unconditional love.
|The Truth||Hirokazu Koreeda||France/japan 105||A stormy reunion between scriptwriter Lumir with her famous mother and actress, Fabienne, against the backdrop of Fabienne's autobiographic book and her latest role in a Sci-Fi picture as a mother who never grows old.||6.6||20-03-20||18-05-20 from Troy||KS|
|The Swallows of Kabul||Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec||France | Luxembourg | Switzerland 81||Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.||7.1||nyk||JB|
|The Cakemaker||Ofir Raul Graizer||Israel 113||A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover.||7.2||no theatrical release||available on DVD||JB|
|The Teachers' Protest (no imdb ref)||John Seal||77||1942. Occupied Norway. Teachers must join the Nazi Teachers’ League and teach Nazi ideas in their classrooms. 8,000 of them write protest letters. They are threatened with salary withdrawal and the sack. Still they refuse. In a desperate attempt to break them, the Nazi government arrests 1000 male teachers and sends them to prison camps, 300 miles above the Arctic Circle. The education system is in chaos and now the battle begins.||NA||available C4A||JB, JW|
|Les Misérables||Ladj Ly||France 104||A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.||7.8||24-04-20||JB|