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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 France. The droll Captain Van der Weyden and his assistant Carpentier are sent to investigate, intersecting with a gang of young pranksters at the scene of the crime. An autopsy reveals the dismembered remains of a human body stuffed inside the beast, soon identified as belonging to the wife of a local farmer. The impish Quinquin and his friends continue to make trouble as the investigation unfolds; meanwhile, a second cow surfaces on the beach.
Li'l Quinquin premiered at Cannes, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastián, Toronto, and Tromsø, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize.
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Chaitanya Tamhane • 2014 • India
A folk singer must navigate contemporary India's labyrinthine legal system.
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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 monarc...
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