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EVERYBODY KNOWS Limited Release: Toronto (February 15) Vancouver and Montreal (February 22)
Director: Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Salesman)
Cast: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darin
Everybody Knows (Todos Lo Saben) follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion. Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, her eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days which follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed. Directed by Aademy Award®-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.
A sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends — but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems in this suspense thriller from Academy Award®-winning director Neil Jordan.
CAPTIVE STATE March 15, 2019 Wide Release
Director: Rupert Wyatt (The Rise of the Planet of the Apes)
Cast: John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors, Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly), Vera Farmiga
After 10 years of occupation, some chose cooperation, others chose resistance. Set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, CAPTIVE STATEexplores the lives on both sides of the conflict – the collaborators and the dissidents.
THE MUSTANG March 22, 2019 Limited Release: Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal
Director: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern, Gideon Adlon, Connie Britton, Josh Stewart
Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an “outdoor maintenance” program as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation. Spotted by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and helped by an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell), Roman is accepted into the selective wild horse training section of the program. There, he rediscovers his own humanity in gentling an especially unbreakable mustang.