Testament Of Youth:
Testament of Youth is a searing story of love and war. Based on the classic First World War memoir, this is the incredible true story of one young woman’s struggle to survive the horrors of war, which robbed her of everyone and everything she held dear, but was ultimately unable to break her extraordinary spirit. Fresh from ANZAC Day, this wartime romance is as relevant as ever, weaving the beauty of love with the horrors of war. Stars Swedish rising star Alicia Vikrander (lead in the upcoming flick Ex Machina) and Game of Thrones’ Kit Harrington (aka “You know nothing, Jon Snow!”).
Testament Of Youth is out now
Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old from a small Texas town, ends up at a prestigious East Coast music school after the death of his single mother. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with the school’s demanding choir master (Dustin Hoffman) who recognises a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music. With an inspired ensemble cast including Kathy Bates, Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas and Kevin McHale, Boychoir is a heartwarming story for all ages.
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From multi award winning, esteemed British director Stephen Daldry (The Hours, Billy Elliot and The Audience), comes a thrilling suspense based on the novel by Andy Mulligan. Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from corrupt cops, gangsters and one another in an attempt to right a terrible wrong. Co-starring Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara, with a script from acclaimed writer/director Richard Curtis (Love Actually).
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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter:
This new film from David and Nathan Zellner tells the story of a young woman’s extraordinary journey from Japan to Minnesota, in search of a mythic fortune. Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi from Babel) devotes all her spare time to compulsive viewings of Joel & Ethan Coen’s classic Fargo. It’s not so much the film that fascinates her, more the suitcase of cash Steve Buscemi’s hapless kidnapper buries beneath the snow in the titular city’s outskirts. Rewinding and fast-forwarding her weathered VHS tape to the point of its destruction, Kumiko meticulously hand-sews a map that pinpoints where she believes the money remains buried, and commences a life-changing odyssey towards the wintry American Midwest to claim it…
Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter is out now