PAPERS IN THE WIND
PAPELES EN EL VIENTO
2015, 98 min, Dir: Juan Taratuto

Based on a novel by Eduardo Sacheri (The Secret in Their Eyes), this Argentine box office hit takes a bittersweet look at the country’s most popular sport. Lifelong friends and fervent fans of Buenos Aires’ Independiente soccer team, Fernando (Diego Peretti), Mauricio (Pablo Echarri) and El Ruso (Pablo Rago) try to help when Fernando’s brother dies, leaving all his family’s money invested in the fortunes of one struggling athlete. In Spanish with English subtitles.


THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT
2015, 113 min, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Dir: Jaco Van Dormael

According to director Jaco Van Dormael’s (MR. NOBODY, TOTO THE HERO) surreal satire, those hoping to find God should focus their search on an apartment building in Brussels, where the deity (Benoit Poelvoorde) spends his days making human life more difficult. His daughter (Pili Groyne) hopes to put a stop to this and sets off to recruit some new apostles (Catherine Deneuve among them). “A religiously incorrect but irresistibly funny work of the imagination.” - Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter. In French with English subtitles.


LOVE
2015, Alchemy, 134 min, France, Belgium, Dir: Gaspar Noé

“For years I have dreamed of making a film that would fully reproduce the passion of a young couple in love, in all its physical and emotional excesses,” notes writer-director Gaspar Noé of this erotic drama. Murphy (Karl Glusman) is a young American living in Paris, caught between his past and his sexually and emotionally charged affair with the unstable Electra (Aomi Muyock). After Electra mentions fantasizing about a threesome, she and Murphy invite their pretty neighbor (Klara Kristin) into their bed, an event that has seismic effects on their relationship. Among the most provocative premieres at Cannes, LOVE features some of the most graphic sex scenes ever filmed. In English and French with English subtitles.


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