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Film | Human Drama | Social

Nader and Simin, A Separation

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Simin, wanting to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh has made all the arrangements to do so. Nader, however, refusesto leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Simin sues for divorceand, when her request is rejected, moves back to her parents' home.Termeh decides to stay with her father, hoping for her mother'sreturn. Finding it difficult to cope, Nader hires Razieh to look afterhis father. The young woman is pregnant and has accepted the jobwithout her husband's knowledge.

One day Nader arrives home to findhis father tied to a table and left alone.When Razieh returns, thereis a blazing row the tragic consequences of which not only shatterNader's life, but also affect the image his daughter has of him.

Film | Human Drama | Youth

Bleak Night

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Ki-tae’s father has suspicions over his son’s death and searches for answers from Ki-tae’s teacher and friends. He finds Ki-tae’s friends, who have transferred schools, but they don’t talk much. They seem to know something but do not speak up about what’s really on their minds.

Ki-tae, Dong-yoon, and Hee-june--the best of friends--thought their friendship would last forever. Little by little, however, suspicion and distrust begin to tear them apart: Ki-tae and Hee-june are seared with animosity and misunderstanding; Hee-june suddenly must deal with Ki-tae's violent attacks; Dong-yoon tries to rectify Ki-tae's abusive behavior, but fails. What began as minor doubts and tiffs becomes a full-blown struggle, and the three boys eventually reach a point of no return...

Film | Love | Human Drama

The Japanese Wife

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A delicate – and improbable -- love story about three gentle and shy souls. Snehamoy, a school teacher in the beautiful Sunderbans, writes letters to Miyage, a sweet, shy Japanese girl in Yokohama.

Over these letters, they fall in love and get married, despite having never met. Sandhya, a widow, takes refuge in Snehamoy’s home and is soon always by Snehamoy’s side, bringing a piquant twist to this home in the Sundarbans and the love between Snehamoy and Miyage.

Will Sandhya find her solace with Snehamoy?

Or will life finally unite Snehamoy & Miyage?

Film | Comedy | Human Drama

It's A Great, Great World

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Ah Min, a 23-year-old budding fashion photographer, visits her grandmother's photostudio one day before it shuts for good. There, she discovers four old photographs.

Intrigued by the people in the photos, Ah Min embarks on a journey to find out whothey are. Her first stop - an old friend of her grandmother's, Ah Meng, who revealsthrough four unforgettable stories that the people in the photos all worked and playedat the legendary Great World Amusement Park once upon a time.

Spanning the 1940s to the present day, It's A Great Great World is a valentine to thecolorful amusement park that used to be situated along Kim Seng Road. Each of the fourstories recounted by Ah Meng revolves around iconic Great World landmarks - the SkyTheatre, the Ghost Train, the Flamingo Niteclub and the Wing Choon Yuen Restaurant.

Through Ah Meng, we relive the tale of Ah Boo, a clown in a children's show, who fightsagainst all odds to have his picture taken with Elizabeth Taylor when she visits the SkyTheatre in 1958 to attend the premiere of Around The World In 80 Days.

We also take a ride on board Great World's infamous Ghost Train with Mei Juan, thefiesty operator of a shooting gallery, and Ah Leong, a loutish oil seller from Malaysia,when the two meet in Great World in 1965 and fall in love.

Besides clowns and lovebirds, It's A Great Great World also features Rose, the fadeddiva of the Flamingo Niteclub, who has to battle a trio of younger singers, a demandingmanager and an old flame to keep her spot in the limelight as customers flock to theFlamingo in 1975.

Last but not least, we enter the world of the popular Wing Choon Yuen Restaurant,where the outcome of a wedding dinner in 1941 hangs in the balance when the chaotickitchen staff stumbles upon an awful secret they must keep away from the customers.

Moved by Ah Meng's stories about Great World, Ah Min returns to her grandmother'sphoto studio with a newfound appreciation for the past. Realizing that the studio is hergrandmother's lifework as well as the repository of many cherished memories, Ah Mindecides to keep it running and to follow in her grandmother's footsteps.

Film | Human Drama

Autumn

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Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss ofhis older brother Tauqir,a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men whohave disappearedsince the onset of the militant insurgency in Kashmir.After an unsuccessful attempt to cross the border into Pakistan, tobecome a militant, Rafiqreturns home to an aimless existence.Until one day, he accidentally finds his brother's old camera.

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