The mullet sporting boys from Maaskantje are back. They’re still living their lives with minimum effort and maximum redneck attitude. They have a new protagonist in Dave from a neighboring town named Schijndel. Equally red-necky and stupid they seek ways to out do each other.
A story of four Rome riot cops who serve the public peace but are hated by the people they protect. These are men besieged by darkness, wielding the baton, raising their shields, and dispersing the public as they battle their personal demons.
The Arbor is about the life of English playwright Andrea Dunbar and her daughter Lorraine. It’s a true story, filmed with actors lip-synching to the voices of the people whose story it tells. Dunbar and her daughter’s lives are more tragic than her plays.
Rutger Hauer plays the new-in-town hobo. When he defends a street walker named Abby from an attack, he brings the wrath of the local depraved crime lord. He gets a shotgun and starts dispensing justice one shell at a time.
Twin sisters, Badass and Geek discover the body of a hooker in Badass’ car trunk. Out the night before, Badass and friend Junkie can’t recall anything that happened. Not wanting to take any chances, she chooses to bury the body while the real killer hunts them down.
Mitchel is dead set on never going back to prison. Recently released he finds an honest job and falls in love with a celebrity. His past however won’t let him go as the local crime lord wants Mitchel to work for him.
Fausta is afraid of the world; a legacy from her mom’s violent experience at the hands of Shining Path terrorists. The stories are so frightful, she protects herself from men by growing a potato in her vagina.
Finding no love in Belgrade, Marko and his porno cabaret take to the country side. Setting up in village fields, the troupe enact gay, straight and weird sex acts to the unsuspecting peasant audience. It gets freaky when a German offers them big money to make artsy snuff videos.
In the Ozarks, there aren’t many career choices. Often, it’s the Army or drugs. Ree hopes to join the army but her dad Jessup long ago choose the drug trade. Director Granik has taken a gritty urban crime drama and planted it in the middle of Ozarks.
Being an indigenous person in a westernized country is always challenging. They face poverty, substance abuse, and violence. They also have to endure horrible reserve conditions in the Australian desert.
Gamorra’s director Matteo Garrone, was like a fine new age chef. He took something we’re familiar with — the gangster film — and deconstructed it into its base ingredients. He lets the audience digest it separately, hoping we’d recognize the final product.