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          For Sama
             

          For Sama (DVD, RP16)

          • RRP: $26.99
          • $26.99
          • Pub Date
            13 May 20

          FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. In the form of a love letter from a young mother to her daughter, Sama, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateabs life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets... married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughters life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.
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          DVD Code DAVID4135
          Barcode 9344256020247
          Released NZ 13 May 2020
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          The Third Wife
            

          The Third Wife (DVD, M)

          • RRP: $32.99
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          In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between living in safety and being free.

          DVD Code MMA6436
          Barcode 9322225235281
          Released NZ 12 Mar 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Line Of Separation
            

          Line Of Separation (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, M)

          • RRP: $42.99
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          Dramatising the postwar years of 1945 to 1961, we see the Germans in one village trying to cope with the new world.

          DVD Code HIG050
          Barcode 9322225219137
          Released NZ 12 Jan 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Burning
            

          Burning (DVD, M)

          • RRP: $32.99
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          Based on a story by Haruki Murakami, Korean master Lee Chang-dongs remarkable new thriller BURNING was the most acclaimed film of Cannes, setting a record for the highest-ever score achieved in the 18-year history of Screen Internationals prestigious critics poll. Novelistic in s...cope, grandeur and impact, and featuring three brilliant performances, its a gripping psychological study of thwarted love, ambition and obsession. Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.
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          DVD Code PAL190
          Barcode 9322225232426
          Released NZ 12 Mar 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
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          A Bag Of Marbles
            

          A Bag Of Marbles (DVD, M)

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          Set during the turmoil and despair of World War II, A Bag of Marbles (also known as Un Sac De Billes) tells the remarkable true tale of two young French Jewish boys, aged 10 and 13, as they attempt the perilous journey to the southern Free Zone, to find relief and freedom from th...e impending Nazi occupation. With the aid of a helpful priest the boys are driven to step out of the shadow of evil and use their wits and charm to remain one step ahead of their persecutors, in order to survive. Based on Joseph Joffo's memoir and directed by award winning filmmaker Jacques Doillon (Raja, The Little Gangster), A Bag of Marbles is a moving story of brotherly love, tenacity and youthful resilience in the heartwarming tradition of Life is Beautiful and The Boy in Striped Pajamas.
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          DVD Code DAVID3676
          Barcode 9344256015656
          Released NZ 19 Jul 2017
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          A Man Called Ove
            

          A Man Called Ove (DVD, M)

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          59 year-old Ove is the block's grumpy man. Several years ago he was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family mov...e into the terraced house opposite Ove and accidentally back into Ove's mailbox it sets off the beginning of an unexpected friendship.
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          DVD Code R-128130-9
          Barcode 9398700044051
          Released NZ 19 Jul 2017
          Publisher Reel
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          The Innocents
            

          The Innocents (DVD, M)

          • RRP: $21.99
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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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          The Mystery Of Happiness
            

          The Mystery Of Happiness (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          The Mystery of Happiness is from Award-winning director Daniel Burman (Lost Embrace). Santiago and Eugenio are more than friends, they are life long business partners. They understand each other without words, they care for each other and they need each other. One day Eugenio dis...appears without leaving any clues behind. Santiago immediately notices his absence, but only realises whats happened when Eugenio's wife, Laura, lost and hopeless assures him that Eugenio has left. Santiago and Laura set out on a journey to find him and end up discovering a whole lot more... A funny and poignant film about midlife crisis, relationships and dreams.
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          DVD Code MMA9077
          Barcode 9322225207431
          Released NZ 13 Aug 2015
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Wait
            

          The Wait (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, M)

          • RRP: $32.99
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          Academy-Award winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling and emotionally rich debut feature from Italian wunderkind Piero Messina, who previously worked as the assistant director on Paolo Sorrentinos Oscar-winning The Great Beauty.... In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna (Binoche) receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne (the gorgeous Lou de Lage) has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Annas son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter together. But this is news to Anna, and Giuseppe is not yet there. Despite the disruption to her routine, Anna invites her young guest to stay, and as the two women await Giuseppes arrival, they slowly begin to form a connection. Jeanne, dislocated and a little mystified at first, gradually gives in to the charms of the volcanic island. She swims in the nearby lake and makes new friends, while Anna watched over by a long-time family friend comes out of her shell. Yet still, her sons absence remains unexplained
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          DVD Code PAL159
          Barcode 9322225218819
          Released NZ 12 Jan 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Wild Goose Lake
             

          The Wild Goose Lake (DVD, TBC)

          • RRP: $26.99
          • $26.99
          • Pub Date
            15 Apr 20

          Zhou Zenong (Hu Ge, Nirvana In Fire) is a young gangster recently enlisted to steal as many motorcycles as possible in one night. On the run, he sacrifices everything for his family and the woman he meets whilst on the lam.

          DVD Code DAVID4117
          Barcode 9344256020063
          Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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