Tagged: mood: enigmatic

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Lucrecia Martel’s Zama at YBCA

A surreal feature within the realm of existential comedy, in which a colonial magistrate in 1700’s Latin America is constantly appealing to be transferred someplace else.

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All About Lily Chou-Chou

Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.

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Face (Japanese Film)

Face is the darkly comic story of a socially awkward seamstress who is forced to fend for herself after tragedy strikes her family.

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Fireworks Wednesday

This third feature by Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi serves as an up-to-the-minute report on the social codes and values of the Iranian middle-class.

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Embrace of the Serpent

This striking third feature by Colombian director Ciro Guerra tracks a pair of mythical, quasi-ethnographic journeys into the heart of the Amazon to explore and comment on the destructive powers of colonialism.

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Single Girl, A (French Film)

Benoît Jacquot’s dazzling A Single Girl follows a day in the life of a young Parisian woman as she deals with various personal and professional issues.

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Beautiful City (Iranian Film)

The sister and the best friend of a young man awaiting execution for a crime of passion join forces to save his life in this morally and psychologically complex second feature by Asghar Farhadi.

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Sense8 – Season 1

Eight individuals of different cultural and ethnic background are all mysteriously connected to each other, and are being hunted for it.