Tagged: mood: outrage

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Carnage

Polanski’s Carnage is a dark comedy armed with some extremely sharp writing.

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Flowers of War, The

A group of women make a difficult choice in order to save a group of girls during the Japanese occupation of Nanjing.

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I Am Slave

Based on the life of Mende Nazer, Malia gets separated from her family and is abducted from her Sudanese village. As a young woman, Malia ends up enslaved by a diplomatic family in present day London.

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The (2009)

An anti-social, punk-rock computer hacker and a political journalist solve a 40 year murder case in the original Swedish adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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Incendies (2010)

Incendies is a telenovela overlaid a veil of political and religious unrest, with a twist that sets things in motion and makes the film horribly haunting.

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Drive (2011)

Nicolas Winding Refn presents a unique and unconventional masterpiece with his gripping film about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver.

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Red State (2011)

Red State is an impressive new leap for Kevin Smith that turns out to be more than the independent horror film that many claim it is.

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Whistleblower, The

The Whistleblower is an intense drama based on Kathryn Bolkovac’s experience as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia, who exposes the U.N. for covering up a sex traffic scandal.

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Otra Familia, La (2011)

A boy is abandoned by his mother battling drugs, and ends up at the house of a settled gay couple who have been together for the last ten years.

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Trust (2010)

Directed by David Schwimmer, Trust tackles the uncomfortable subject of rape, but he has pulled off a great film with strong performances out of Liana Liberato, Catherine Keener and Clive Owen.