New and Coming Releases: May 26, 2009.

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Walden: Diaries, Notes, and Sketches by Jonas Mekas

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Poet and hero of the American counter-culture, Jonas Mekas, born in Lithuania in 1922, invented the diary form of film-making. Walden, his first completed diary film, an epic portrait of the New York ... more>>>

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Wayne Wang's intimate drama A Thousand Years of Good Prayers stars Henry O as Mr. Shi, a Chinese man who, after the death of his wife, decides to tra... more>>>


Pablo Picasso: A Film by Didier Baussy-Oulianoff

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Picasso was avant-garde, traditional, an erotomaniac. He is a legend whose paintings almost everyone can visualise today. His works and character had an enormous influence on 20th century art. As an a... more>>>

Phillippe Garrel x 2

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: I Can No Longer Hear the Guitar (J'entends plus la guitare, 1991) is Garrel's haunting tribute to his ten-year relationship with the iconic German chanteuse Nico. Johanna ter Steege (The Vanishing) pl... more>>>

All the Days Before Tomorrow

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: As a pair of youthful friends about to be separated by fate ponder their future lives apart in this metaphysical drama starring Richard Roundtree. His sleep suddenly interrupted by a late night teleph... more>>>

The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Starring the fabulous Jet Li, this incredible historical epic with its deft blend of high drama, slapstick, and more subtle forms of comedy coupled with breathtaking martial-arts action represents Hon... more>>>

A Village Affair

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: A woman's perfect life with her husband and children is threatened when a neighbor's daughter returns from America and the two women fall into a taboo relationship which scandalizes the entire village... more>>>

Edward II

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: The BBC broadcast of this critically lauded production, after its transfer to London, caused a sensation with its uncompromised portrayal of Edward's sexuality, including the first kiss between two me... more>>>

Beyond Rangoon

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: In a role originally intended for Meg Ryan, Patricia Arquette plays Dr. Laura Bowman in director John Boorman's film of an American abroad in a strange co... more>>>

M. Butterfly

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: David Cronenberg's cinematic intensity eviscerates this adaptation of David Henry Hwang's passionate stage production. Based on a true incident involving a French diplomat who carried on ... more>>>

New in Town

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Renée Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr. headline this romantic comedy about an ambitious Miami executive who meets the man of her dreams and begins reassessing her big-city values after ... more>>>

Nenette + Boni

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Nenette (Alice Houri) is a 14-year-old girl with an attitude problem who runs away from her boarding school only to knock on the door of her older brother Boni (Gregoire Colin). Boni ha... more>>>


Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Prime Suspect 4 and Inspector Morse director John Madden comes back to the world of crime after a brief foray into romance with ... more>>>

The Princess of Nebraska

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Wayne Wang's character study Princess of Nebraska stars Ling Li as a young woman named Sasha who finds herself carrying the baby of an opera performer who finds himself on rough times after he gets ca... more>>>

The Sky Crawlers

Releases: 2009-05-26
Synopsis: Eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in dogfights.... more>>>


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