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Bad Company

Date: 07/07/2002

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Plot:
When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother, an African-American street-wise hustler with no idea what's coming for him. The CIA wants the twin to finish a project his brother was working on. But this street-wise twin has absolutely no experience, so the agency sends in an experienced agent to train the twin how to act and talk like a real CIA agent.


About a Boy

Date: 08/07/2002

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Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.


The Reckoning

Date: 09/07/2002

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Plot:
A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.


Rabbit-Proof Fence

Date: 10/07/2002

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Based on the true story of three Aboriginal girls who were taken away from their families as part of an official government policy that was commonplace in Australia until the 1970's. They escape their foster families and undertake an epic journey back home, only to be greeted by the authorities when they arrive.


Quicksand

Date: 11/07/2002

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Plot:
Martin Raikes, the head of the compliance department of a New York bank, flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore affiliate bank, and meets washed-up action movie star Jake Mellows, who has found himself entangled in the criminal underworld of the Cote d'Azur, and is shooting a movie called Quicksand. Raikes' investigation soon sends him headfirst into a web of deceit?


Ticket to Jerusalem

Date: 12/07/2002

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Plot:
A Palestinian couple, Jaber and Sanah, lives in a refugee camp next to Ramallah. Against the background of the current situation of the occupation they try to make something of their lives. He is running a mobile cinema through the whole West Bank and she is a volunteer with the emergency service of the Red Crescent Society. Jaber is invited by a woman school teacher, Rabab, to make a screening in the old city of Jerusalem. Despite many difficulties he starts to investigate the possibilities for this screening. By doing this he gets involved in the problems of the old mother of Rabab who lives in Jerusalem and tries to keep her house free from Israeli settlers. The relation of Jaber and Sanah becomes very tense because Sanah gets the feeling that Jaber is not telling her everything about his motives to take risks by going up and down to Jerusalem.


Sur le bout des doigts

Date: 13/07/2002

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Plot:
Juliette teaches piano in a small town. She lives alone with her daughter, Julie, a young prodigy of music, but Juliette, who is also her teacher, is the only one to know it. Although Juliette loves Julie very much, facing her daughter?s talent day after day, she is forced to confront her limits. Julie represents what Juliette had always wanted to be and the image of such perfection, so casual to her daughter, soon becomes hard to tolerate. A professional musician casually in town, hears Julie play, and confuses her with her mother. Juliette conceals the truth and starts stealing her daughter?s life and talent. Slowly, the woman looses control of her thoughts and actions, setting her daughter?s life in danger.


 


       
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