Exclusive to Filmatique

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At Filmatique we believe in curation over content and quality over quantity. In the endless stream of contemporary cinema, even masters are hard to find.

We were, frankly, amazed at how many of our films — by Lars von Trier, Hong Sangsoo, Miguel Gomes, Carlos Reygadas, Roy Andersson, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, and Bruno Dumont — aren't available anywhere else, and felt it necessary to give them a special highlight. This program will rotate some titles you can only find on a service as dedicated to contemporary cinema as Filmatique.

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  • Winter Wind

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1969

    In the mid-1930s, a group of Croatian anarchists led by the grim revolutionary ascetic Marko Lazar escape a bungled ambush in Yugoslavia, crossing the dense forests at that country's Northern border in an effort to seek refuge in Hungary.

    Winter Win...

  • The Round-Up

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1966 • A hypnotic, dazzling vision of war.

    Miklós Jancsó’s most renowned work depicts a prison camp in the aftermath of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution. After the Hapsburg monarchy succeeds in suppressing Lajos Kossuth’s nationalist uprising, the army sets...

  • The Red and the White

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1967 • A magnificent formal investigation of war.

    Set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918, Russia's Red soldiers and the counter-revolutionary Whites engage in murderous entanglements in the hills along the Volga. This epic conflict moves with...

  • The Confrontation

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1968 • The virtuoso vision of a master at the peak of his powers.

    Paralleling the dramatic student demonstrations that were exploding across the world in the 1960s, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion. Miklós Jancsó’s first color film i...

  • Red Psalm

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1967 • A wartime thriller and winner of Best Director at Cannes 1972.

    1890s, the Hungarian plains. A group of farm workers go on a strike, demanding basic rights from a landowner. They are met with soldiers on horseback, facing harsh reprisals which spi...

  • Electra, My Love

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    Miklós Jancsó • Hungary • 1974 • A virtuoso, 12-take interpretation of Greek myth.

    Miklós Jancsó’s richly inventive adaptation of the two-thousand-year-old Greek myth. Reflecting attitudes towards tyranny and dictatorship from the modern man’s perspective, the original play's fr...

  • Battle in Heaven

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    Carlos Reygadas • 2005 • Mexico • A web of sex and secrets in Mexico City

    Ana's father is a Mexican general. Privileged, wealthy, and bored, she forms a connection with Marcos, the family chauffeur—he is the only member of her household who knows about her double life working as ...

  • Climates

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    Nuri Bilge Ceylan • Turkey • 2006 • A crowning achievement by a contemporary master.

    Isa and Bahar have been together for a while. Holidaying by the seaside, the weight of their history is felt in their silences, in stolen glances. Isa has been secretly seeing another woman, and B...

  • Winter Sleep

    Nuri Bilge Ceylan • Turkey • 2014

    Cappadocia, present day. Aydin, a retired actor, runs a small hotel, where he lives with beautiful young wife Nihal and his recently divorced sister. Growingly restless in this provincial region, Nihal busies herself with small philanthropic projects; Aydin, m...

  • The Five Obstructions

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    Lars von Trier • 2003 • Denmark-Switzerland-Belgium-France • Lars von Trier challenges his mentor.

    Documents the re-making of Jørgen Leth's classic short film The Perfect Human through a maddening maze of obstacles imposed by his former student Lars von Trier.

    In 1967, prominent ...

  • In Another Country

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    Hong Sang-soo • South Korea • 2012 • A breezy, humorous tale of love, lust, and misunderstanding.

    A sleepy seaside village in South Korea. Following an argument with her mother, aspiring screenwriter Wonju concocts three scenarios revolving around a Frenchwoman named Anne. In th...

  • Li'l Quinquin

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    Bruno Dumont • 2014 • France

    Bruno Dumont's four-part miniseries plies the conventions of the serial murder-mystery to satirize social and political realities in present-day France.

    A bovine carcass is discovered inside a WWII bunker nestled along the windswept coast of Northern ...

  • Synonyms

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    Nadav Lapid • France, Israel, Germany • 2019 • The challenges of putting down roots in a new place

    Yoav is a disaffected young Israeli who has fled Tel Aviv to start a new life. Now in Paris, Yoav sees becoming French as his only hope for salvation. Step one is to replace his l...

  • Tabu

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    Miguel Gomes • Portugal • 2012 • A sumptuous, eccentric romance by a modern master.

    Pilar is a middle-class woman, and devout Catholic, living in Lisbon. She has become something of a de facto daughter of Aurora, the imperious and cantankerous old woman who lives next door, throug...

  • Two in the Wave

    Emmanuel Laurent • France • 2010

    Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut changed the face of cinema forever as members of the French New Wave. They also happened to be best friends. From the Cannes premiere of Truffaut’s The 400 Blows in 1959 to Godard’s Breathless the following year, to their tim...

  • You, the Living

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    Roy Andersson • Sweden • 2007

    Dreams can be terrifying. But so is reality. A psychiatrist prescribes pills to his patients, unconvinced that happiness is even possible. A middle-aged woman is down in the dumps, but refuses her boyfriend’s comfort. A pickpocket robs a fancy diner b...