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The Unknown Saint

The Unknown Saint

by Alaa Eddine Aljem

Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint built directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.

The Unpolished

The Unpolished

by Pia Marais

»The Unpolished« tells the story of a girl caught up in a complicated adult world. A world in which the child/parent roles have been washed away and responsibilities are thrown back and forth.

The Untamed

The Untamed

by Amat Escalante

Sex and love can be fragile in certain regions where strong family values, hypocrisy, homophobia and male chauvinism exist. A mysterious young woman is convinced that something otherworldly could be the answer to all of their problems... the provocative new film from the director of LOS BASTARDOS, SANGRE, and HELI (Cannes 2013 - Best Director).

The Wall

The Wall

by Julian Roman Pölsler

Martina Gedeck, the brilliant interpreter of the Oscar winning “The Lives Of Others”, is now starring in THE WALL, a contemporary female Robinson Crusoe story. Based on Marlen Haushofer’s eponymous best-selling novel, the film, set in a spectacularly beautiful Austrian mountain landscape, is a highly original exploration of the experience of solitude and survival.

The Working Class Trilogy: Ariel

The Working Class Trilogy: Ariel

by Aki Kaurismäki

»Ariel« is dedicated to the memory of Finnish reality. The film begins as an unemployment story, picking up romantic overtones before turning into a description of prison life completed with a break-out, and finally becoming a crime tale.

The Working Class Trilogy: Shadows in Paradise

The Working Class Trilogy: Shadows in Paradise

by Aki Kaurismäki

The terrifying mouth of a garbage crusher, the sea crushing upon the shore, a few kisses and the tragicomic life in a metropolis. »Shadows in Paradise« tells the love story of a garbage truck driver and a supermarket cashier.

The Working Class Trilogy: The Match Factory Girl

The Working Class Trilogy: The Match Factory Girl

by Aki Kaurismäki

Suddenly, last spring, I was running aimlessly round the city, talking too much and twisting and shaking my head in the most ridiculous way. The next day I spent lying silently under my bed and hated myself bitterly. In revenge I decided to make a film that will make Robert Bresson seem like a director of epic action pictures.

These Boots

These Boots

by Aki Kaurismäki

The history of Finland 1950-69 seen through the eyes of a Leningrad Cowboy as a child. The Leningrad Cowboys version of "These Boots are made for walking" by Nancy Sinatra.