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          Best Man's Wedding
            

          Best Man's Wedding (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, R16)

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          Roro (Fares Fares) works as an attendant in a Stockholm park with his best friend M?ns (Torkel Petersson) and dotes on his Swedish girlfriend, Lisa (Tuva Novotny). Their romance is kept secret because his parents would disapprove. In fact his family believes he's still eligible a...nd they devote much of their time to finding him a Lebanese bride. One such contender Yasmin (Laleh Pourkarim), conspires with Roro to dupe their families with a bogus engagement. Meanwhile, poor M?ns just can't get it up, and he and his girlfriend turn to an increasingly desperate series of cures.A massive hit in Sweden, The Best Man's Wedding (Jalla! Jalla!) combines rude energy and often ruder humour in a tale of culture clashes and sexual crises.
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          DVD Code PAL065
          Barcode 9322225064652
          Released NZ 22 May 2008
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Howl's Moving Castle
            

          Howl's Moving Castle (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of t...he Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl's magical moving castle where she becomes acquainted with Markl, Howl's apprentice, and a hot-headed fire demon named Calcifer. As the true power of Howls wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of sorcery that threatens their world.
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          DVD Code MMA3578
          Barcode 9322225049413
          Released NZ 15 Nov 2006
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Infernal Affairs 3
            

          Infernal Affairs 3 (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, R16)

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          The stunning conclusion to the legendary Infernal Affairs trilogy. Ten months after the murder of Yan (Tony Leung) in the first Infernal Affairs, Ming (Andy Lau) finds his career and marriage in tatters. To add to his troubles, new hotshot colleague Yeung (Leon Lai) may have come... into the possession of tapes that point to Ming as the secret Triad 'mole' of Sam (Eric Tsang). Can Ming rescue the situation by framing Yeung who seems mysteriously connected with Sam? Infernal Affairs III is a riveting cat and mouse tale that weaves its way through all of the films of the trilogy.
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          DVD Code EYE2110
          Barcode 9322225051546
          Released NZ 11 Oct 2006
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Pom Poko
            

          Pom Poko (DVD, PG)

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          Pom Poko is a tale of the clash between modern civilization and the natural world. The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together a...nd fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are even able to appear as humans. In often hilarious ways, the Raccoons use their powers to try to scare off the advancement of civilization. But will it be enough? Or will the Raccoons learn how to live in balance with the modern world? Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures who live among us in Pom Poko.
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          DVD Code MMA3206
          Barcode 9322225021686
          Released NZ 23 Nov 2005
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Kamui
            

          Kamui (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, R16)

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          Once a powerful ninja, Kamui walks away from his violent and murderous ways. His travels bring him to a seashore village where he meets Hanbei, a fisherman who shares the former ninja's sense of honour. Though Hanbei's wife is wary of the stranger, the fisherman and Kamui become ...good friends. Life at the seaside seems idyllic but Kamui doesn't get to enjoy the peace for very long when, one day, a band of pirates arrive... It seems that his past life is catching up on him, and everything and everyone is not as it seems. Now he must draw upon his shadowy arts if he hopes to escape with his life.
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          DVD Code EYE341
          Barcode 9322225081581
          Released NZ 9 Sep 2010
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Un Village Francais Vol 6
            

          Un Village Francais Vol 6 (DVD, M)

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          And so, after years of war, the peace has arrived, and with it comes the court cases, the public hearings that will attribute blame. The divisions that damaged Villeneuve so very much are brought to the surface. Daniel Larcher and Sub-Prefect Servier are first in the dock. And ou...t in the village, people jockey for positions in the new order. We will see characters who disappeared during the war return, we will see characters making deals to avoid execution. The war may be over, but the struggle for dignity continues.
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          DVD Code HIG047
          Barcode 9322225220072
          Released NZ 13 Apr 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Un Village Francais
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          The Absent One
            

          The Absent One (DVD, R16)

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          In 1994 two young twins are found brutally murdered in a summer cottage. A number of clues point in the direction of a group of young upper class students from a nearby boarding school, but the case is closed as a local outsider pleads guilty and is convicted for the murders. Whe...n the case ends up on Carls Morcks desk 20 years later, he soon realises that something is terribly wrong. As Carl and Assad start investigating, they are led to an old emergency call from a desperate girl who seems to know the secrets of the murders. Soon they are plunged into an intense search for the girl, Kimmie, who has been missing since the murders happened. But Carl and Assad are not the only ones trying to track her down as the girls testimonial is of great danger to a group of influential men at the top of society who will do all they can to keep her silent.
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          DVD Code MMA9138
          Barcode 9322225213210
          Released NZ 9 Jun 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Innocents
            

          The Innocents (DVD, M)

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          A Polish nun asks Mathilde Beaulieu, a young Red Cross intern in charge of caring for French survivors before they are repatriated, to help her. At first reticent, Mathilde finally accepts to follow the nun to her convent, where thirty Benedictine nuns live cut off from the world.... She discovers that several of them who had been raped by Soviet soldiers are due to give birth. Little by little, complex relationships form between Mathilde, an atheist and rationalist, and the nuns, commited to the rules of their vocation, which danger, the clandestinity of the treatment, and new dramas will complicate even further.
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          DVD Code R-128131-9
          Barcode 9398700044525
          Released NZ 9 Aug 2017
          Publisher Reel
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          Things To Come
            

          Things To Come (DVD, M)

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          Nathalie (2017 Golden Globe-winner Isabelle Huppert) teaches philosophy at a college in Paris. Shes passionate about her work and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking to the next generation. Married with two grownup children, she devotes her spare time to the b...ooks she publishes as a sideline, to former students who have become friends and, above all, to her very possessive mother (the great dith Scob). But one day, Nathalies husband Heinz (Andr Marcon) announces he is leaving her for another woman, the first of a series of events that will upend Nathalies world, and leave her to completely reassess her future Though Nathalies plight is familiar in real life, it is rarely thoughtfully depicted on screen, and this is a role tailor-made for the always compelling Huppert. Revolving around questions of happiness, of having a vocation and the value or folly of established ways of living, THINGS TO COME depicts not only one individuals search for new avenues, it also gets to the heart of what constitutes a successful life.
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          DVD Code PAL168
          Barcode 9322225223363
          Released NZ 12 Oct 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Age Of Shadows
            

          The Age Of Shadows (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, R16)

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          Korea in the late 1920s is under Japanese occupation. Lee Jung-chool (Song Kang-ho, Snowpiercer), a Korean-born police captain in the Japanese police force, is given a special mission to infiltrate the armed resistance fighting for Korean independence. He approaches Kim Woo-jin (...Gong Yoo, Train to Busan), a leader of the resistance to obtain information to expose their activities to the Japanese authorities. Soon Lee begins to doubt his loyalties, and show sympathy for his countrymen. A resistance plan to obtain explosives in Shanghai that will be used to destroy the Japanese Headquarters in Seoul is set in motion, with Lee caught in the middle. His Japanese bosses suspect his shift in allegiance, and Lee becomes a wanted man. A deadly cat-and-mouse game unfolds in which loyalty is tested and no-one can be trusted.
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          DVD Code EYE450
          Barcode 9322225221321
          Released NZ 12 Oct 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
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