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Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Director: Ang Lee
Reviewed by Alice de Noix

Brokeback Mountain has been hailed as a cinematic landmark for its chronicling of a romance between two men in an era when gay rights and social awareness were in their infancy.

The Mill and the Cross (2011)

Director: Lech Majewski
Reviewed by Andrea Swanson

Polish director Lech Majewski paints for us a portrait of Northern European life in the 1500s – complete with religious persecution, political oppression and family life...

Lisbon (1999, Spanish with English subtitles)

Director: Antonio Hernandez
Reviewed by Andrea Swanson

In Lisbon Hernandez details a day and night in the life of Berta, the elegant wife of an ambitious businessman. Berta, played by legendary actor Carmen Maura, is on the run from her husband. En route to Lisbon her car breaks down, and she hitches a ride with Joao, a lascivious porn video salesman (Sergi Lopez)...

The Wedding (2000, Russian with English subtitles)

Director: Pavel Lounguine
Reviewed by Andrea Swanson

The Wedding, a French-Russian comedy set in a small village near Moscow, chronicles a personal and light-hearted pursuit of deliverance. After fleeing her backwater roots, Tania, played by eye candy Maria Mironova, becomes disillusioned by Moscow highlife...