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WM Premiere: Dangerous Liaisons (China, 2012)

Thursday 21st August 2014 8:30pm

In this adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses set in Shanghai, China in 1939, an aging socialite’s infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman.

WM Focus On: Mads Mikkelsen

Monday 18th August 2014 — Tuesday 19th August 2014 8:30pm
Michael Kolhaas

You know him as Hannibal Lecter, now see him in his first film and one of his latest as World Movies focuses on the talented Danish export Mads Mikkelsen. Monday 18 August 8.30pm: Pusher (Denmark, 1996) A failed drug deal lands Frank in debt to a ruthless…

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John Waters Presents: Films of Bad Taste

Monday 11th August - Friday 15th August 9.30pm
John Waters

He has been described as the Pope of Trash, The Prince of Puke and The Duke of Dirt. Now, over one boundary-pushing week, acclaimed and denounced director John Waters presents his most hideous and hilarious films that will make you scream with delight and revulsion.…

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WM Premiere: Gloria (Chile, 2012)

Thursday 7th August 2014 8:30pm
Gloria

Gloria is a 58 year old divorcée whose children have all left home. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant gratification – which just leads to emptiness. She then meets Rodolfo,…

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Starbuck (Canada, 2011)

Wednesday 6th August 2014 8:30pm
"Starbuck"   ©Photo: Jan Thijs

Patrick Huard is David Wosniak, a 42-year old lovable but perpetual screw up who finally decides to take control of his life. A habitual sperm donor in his youth, he discovers that he's the biological father of 533 children, 142 of whom are trying to…

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WM Premiere: A Hijacking (2012, Denmark)

Thursday 31st July 2014 8:30pm
A Hijacking

The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) and the engineer Jan (Roland Møller), who along with the rest of the…

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King Curling (2011, Norway)

Monday 28th July 2014 8:30pm
King Curling

Once a great curling-star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competing. When he learns that his old friend, coach and father figure Gordon is deathly ill, Truls - now heavily medicated - decides to compete again. His goal is to win…

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A Touch Of Sin (2013, China)

Friday 25th July 2014 7:10pm
A Touch Of Sin

Inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world's fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination. Written and directed by master filmmaker Jia Zhangke (The World, Still Life), "one of the best and most important directors in the world" (Richard Brody, The…

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WM Premiere: The Patience Stone (2012, Afghanistan)

Thursday 24th July 2014 8:30pm

Author Atiq Rahimi's adapts his own bestselling novel about a Muslim woman whose paralysed husband unconsciously assumes the role of a magical force, which shields her from the sorrows of life in her war-torn village.

The Immature: The Trip (2012, Italy)

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 8:30pm

Giorgio, Lorenzo, Piero, Luisa, Virgilio and Francesca were classmates and friends twenty years ago. They reunite to embark on what is intended to be a relaxing holiday to Greece and a chance to reconnect with one another. However, temptations are rife on the island, in…

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