Francois (Deon Lotz) lives a skilfully controlled, well managed life, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. A devoted husband and father, his repressed desires find release through mutually arranged group encounters with other married men. However, when he meets Christian (Charlie Keegan), the engaging handsome son of a long-lost friend, his obsessions become irrepressible and threaten to rip apart his long-maintained respectability.
The third series of the BAFTA Award-winning comedy sees coincidence, a red bag and a bizarre accident bring together some of the strange inhabitants of Royston Vasey. Pauline is released from HMP Clitclink with dreams of opening a pen shop called 'Her Nibs'.... Joke-shop owner Lance is sick of his unidextrous life, but soon regrets dabbling in the murky world of illegal body parts... Geoff travels to London to become a stand-up comedian, but it's more than his act that bombs... Tired of the 'sexploits' at his B&B, Alvin escapes to the garden centre in search of more than compost bins.... Charlie is a big hit at the 'Spit & Polish' beauty salon, especially when he proves a dab hand at providing 'extras'.... The charity shop's new volunteer Keith loves am-dram, but what is the sinister secret behind his smiling face....?
Springtime in the Gobi Desert, South Mongolia. A family of nomadic shepherds assists the births of their camel herd. One of the camels has an excruciatingly difficult delivery but, with help from the family, out comes a rare white calf. Despite the efforts of the shepherds, the mother rejects the newborn, coldly refusing it her milk and her motherly love. When any hope for the little one seems to have vanished, the nomads send their two young boys on a journey through the desert, in search of a musician and a miracle...
Steamy Thai nights provide the backdrop for unbridled romance, crime and action as two men unexpectedly brave forbidden love. Maek, a cold assassin-for-hire, is sent to knock off Iht, a police informant, when in a twist of fate the killer is shot for refusing to pull the trigger. After making their escape, an indelible bond is forged when the vulnerable assassin is nursed back to health by handsome, married Iht. But as taboo feelings of desire swell between the swarthy new lovers, their relationship is discovered. Now there’s no turning back as enemies, friends and lovers are pitted against each other.
Not Angels But Angels is a slick, beautifully shot movie, documenting the fast yet fragile lives of teenage hustlers in Prague. As the city developed into a thriving economic centre, it became a magnet for sex-tourists from all over the world, offering the lure of prostitution and quick money to an emerging group of young Czechs. over a dozen young men tell us their stories, and it is their candid and unnerving nonchalance which draws you into their lives, as they describe their experiences in their own words: 'not angels but angels'.
Aladin Chatterjee (Riteish Deshmukh) lives in Khwaish city, an orphan who is bullied by Kasim (Sahil Khan) and his gang members since his childhood. But his life changes when Jasmine (Jacqueline Fernandez) gives him a magic lamp and he lets loose the genie Genius (Amitabh Bachchan). Desperate to grant him three wishes and to seek the end of his contract with the magic lamp, the rock-star Genius makes Aladin's life difficult until the real threat looms on the horizon - the ex-genie, Ring Master (Sanjay Dutt). Aladin, Jasmine and Genius then work together to defeat Ring Master.
Seeking a better life, Oscar Ramirez and his family decide to move from the poverty stricken rice fields of the Northern Philippine mountain ranges, and journey towards the capital mega city of Metro Manila. Upon arrival in Manila, Oscar and his family fall foul to various city inhabitants whose manipulative ways are a daily part of their survival.
Oscar manages to land a job as a driver for an armored truck company and is befriended by Ong, his senior officer. Before long, it becomes apparent that Ong has been planning the arrival of someone just like Oscar for sometime.
From the director of 'The Story Of The Weeping Camel' comes another captivatingly beautiful story of nomadic family life in the endless expanse of the Mongolian landscape. While taking a walk six-year-old Nansaa finds a little black-and-white spotted dog in a cave along the cliffs. She names him "Zochor" (or 'Spot' in English) and takes him home with her. But her father tells her to get rid of him because wild dogs attack the sheep. When her father goes on a long trip to the city to sell sheepskins, Nansaa keeps the little dog, who becomes her trusted companion. One day she loses track of him in the tundra - and while searching for him encounters an old nomad woman, who tells her the legend of the cave of the yellow dog...
When Ali loses his sister Zahra's school shoes, this young pair dream up a plan to stay out of trouble: they'll share his shoes and keep it a secret from their parents. But if they're going to successfully cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heart-warming adventure!
A gripping tale of secrets and lies amongst a tight-knit group of friends holidaying on the Caspian Sea. With an expertly paced narrative and an impressive ensemble cast, including Golshifteh Farahani, "About Elly" is a cinematic masterclass that works as both a thriller and a convicting character study. Intelligent, shrewd and meticulously crafted, "About Elly" confirms Asghar Farhadi's status as one of World Cinema's finest talents.
May 1945: Stranded with her younger siblings after their Nazi parents are imprisoned during the dying days of World War II, the young Lore (Saskia Rosendahl) leads the remains of her family across war-torn Germany. Among the chaos of a defeated nation, Lore encounters Thomas, a young Jewish refugee who begins to follow and help them. Lore finds her fragile reality shattered by feelings of both hatred and desire for Thomas and, as the consequences of her parents' actions and beliefs slowly become apparent, she must begin to face the darkness within herself...
A forbidden love between two police cadets, Marc and Kay, is at the centre of this brave and uncompromising film. Against the backdrop of intense physical training, the men grow close and instantly Marc is drawn to the handsome and charismatic Kay. Marc begins to realise desires he never knew he had as feelings begin to intensify between them. Being a married man and a father to be, Marc is torn between his family and his love for Kay. Leading a double life, he finds himself in free fall and realises that try as he may, he will never be able to make everyone happy. Branded the German 'Brokeback Mountain', 'Free Fall' is an honest and beautiful tale of courage, love and acceptance.
Chris Morris' "Four Lions" is a funny, thrilling comedy that illuminates modern jihadism through the prism of farce. It understands jihadists as human beings. And it understands human beings as innately ridiculous. What "This Is Spinal Tap" did for heavy metal and "Dr Strangelove" the Cold War, "Four Lions" does for the modern face of terrorism. In a British city, four men have a secret plan. Omar (Riz Ahmed) is disillusioned about the treatment of muslims around the world and is determined to become a soldier. This is the most exciting idea Waj (Kayvan Novak) has ever heard. Better still it's a no brainer because Omar does his thinking for him. Opposed to Omar and everyone else on earth is the white islamic convert Barry (Nigel Lindsay). He'd realize he joined the cell to channel his nihilism - If he had half the self knowledge of a duck. Faisal (Adeel Akhtar) is the odd man out. He can make a bomb – but he can't blow himself up just now coz his sick dad has "started eating newspaper". Instead he's training crows to fly bombs through windows. This is what Omar has to deal with. They must strike a decisive blow on their own turf but can any of them strike a match without punching himself in the face?
Jimmy. Dave. Sean. Friends who grew up in working-class Boston, they drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered. Dave is a suspect. And Sean, now a cop, scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands.