Baahubali: The Conclusion Baahubali: The Conclusion
S. S. Rajamouli / India / 2017 / 140 min
Our favourite hero returns! Fearless warrior, devoted son and irresistible charmer, Baahu’s back to reclaim his throne and bring justice to his people. Gear up for a marathon double dose of the most sublime incarnation of film entertainment: Baahubaliiiii!
Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles / Brazil, France / 2019 / 131 min / English, Portuguese
Flying saucers, duplicitous politicians and undercover assassins. A metaphor for present-day Brazil delivered as a dystopic western starring Sonia Braga and Udo Kier.
Bamboo Dogs Bamboo Dogs
Khavn / Philippines / 2018 / 83 min / Filipino
Four criminals, four cops and a van are the ingredients of Khavn’s tense, pitch-dark and claustrophobic crime thriller and road movie mixture, based on the Kuratong Baleleng Rubout Massacre of 1995, the biggest police conspiracy in Philippine history.
Mathieu Amalric / France / 2017 / 98 min / English, French
Actor Mathieu Amalric revisits the iconic French singer twelve years after her death with this multifaceted and dream-like nod to her life and work, starring Jeanne Balibar. The film, which the auteur describes as simultaneously ‘all made up and all true’, was the opening screening at last year’s Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section, and winner of the prestigious Louis Delluc Prize for the Best Poetic Narrative.
Kantemir Balagov / Russia / 2019 / 137 min / Russian
An intimate drama about a close friendship between two young women trying to piece together the fragments of their lives in the aftermath of war.
Beautiful Boy Beautiful Boy
Felix van Groeningen / USA / 2018 / 120 min
A bittersweet drama full of affection and hope, about a loving family’s years-long battle with their son’s addictions, adapted from two books: the memoirs of father and son.