Category 2017

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of the characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters in A Christmas Carol. The story begins in October 1843 when Charles Dickens suffered from the failure of his last three books. Refused by his publishers, he began writing and publishing a book he hoped would keep his family afloat and revive his career...

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Gaga: Five Foot Two

The Gaga: Five Foot Two documentary presents the life of the star (in her true name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) outside the scene, in a mix of energetic moments, but even more quiet, even intimate. We see Gaga in the midst of preparations for Joanne, his fifth studio album and determined to do everything for one of his most “heavy” appearances at an important American event. “I’m fighting for blood so they can love this number,” says Gaga in preparing for her appearance at the Super Bowl 2017...

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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

The film details the unconventional life of William Marston, the psychologist and inventor at Harvard who helped invent the modern detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941...

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Seven Sisters

In a not-too-distant future, where overcrowding and famine have forced governments to adopt a world-wide family policy, seven identical sisters live a hidden existence and are being pursued by the Children’s Allocation Office...

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Fabricated City

In real life, Kwon Yoo (Chang-wook Ji) is unemployed, but in the world of virtual games he is the best leader. Kwon Yoo is then blamed for a murder...

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The Cakemaker

Thomas, a young and talented German baker, has an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. After he dies in a car accident, Thomas goes to Jerusalem to look for answers. Keeping the secret of his relationship, he begins to work for Anat, the widow of his beloved, who owns a cafe. Although they are not totally kosher and are ugly to the very religious, its delicious cakes turn it into an attraction of the city...

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The Battleship Island

The film’s action takes place in the Japanese colonial era and follows a group of approximately 400 Korean workers who risk their lives to escape from the Battleship Island, where they were taken forcefully during the Japanese invasion...

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Thoroughbreds

Thoroughbreds (2017) follows the story of two of her childhood friends, Lily and Amanda, while reconnecting to Connecticut after many years of separation. Lily has turned into a brilliant teenager in the upper class, with a school boarding school and a coveted internship on her resume. Amanda has developed a sharp intelligence and a special attitude, but all in the process of becoming socially excluded. Although they seem to be totally disagreeing, the pair is getting married on the basis of Lily’s disquiet to her stepfather Mark, and with the development of their friendship they start to reveal the most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions cause them to hire a local murderer, Tim, and take things in their own hands to put their lives in order...

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Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds

After unexpectedly dying, Ja-hong is led to life by three “lifeguards”...

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First They Killed My Father

First They Killed My Father (2017) is a biographical biographical film based on the memoirs of Loung Ung, a human rights activist who survived the oppressive Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia. The Cambodian author Loung Ung, a true survivor of the country’s horror dictatorship and the red khmerilot regime, tells the horrors he suffered during the terrifying government. The story begins in Cambodia in the early 1970s, when the violent regime of the Khmer Rouge government came to power and assaulted the city of Phnom Penh, where Ung’s father worked as a government official. The Ung family was forced to flee to the jungle, and separated from Loung, who was eventually placed in a camp for orphans, where he became a child soldier forced to fight invading Vietnamese. Soon, a four-year reign of terror and genocide begins, in which nearly 2 million Cambodians die...

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