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  • The Wages of Fear (NR)

    In Henri-Georges Clouzot's 1953 suspense classic, four out-of-work Europeans (Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter Van Eyck), trapped in a squalid South American village that's exploited by a U.S. oil company, agree to drive two truckloads of nitroglycerine over 300 miles of primitive roads in exchange for $2,000 each—if they survive. more...
  • War Witch (NR)

    Canadian writer-director Kim Nguyen spent nearly a decade researching this docudrama about child soldiers in Africa, and the film feels as authoritative as a first-hand account. more...
  • We Are the Night (NR)

    Three lesbian vampires inhabiting a hyperstylized Berlin initiate a feisty new recruit who's ambivalent about the idea of killing to survive. more...
  • We Have a Pope (NR)

    The films of Italian writer-director-actor Nanni Moretti (Caro Diario, The Son's Room) mete out their narrative developments so casually that they often appear formless; only in hindsight do they reveal a profound understanding of the rhythms of everyday life. more...
  • Weekend (NR)

    Heading home from a party one Friday night, semicloseted Russell (Tom Cullen) stops off at a gay bar, where he picks up the direct, proudly out Glen (Chris New). more...
  • Went the Day Well? (NR)

    Produced in 1942 at the Ealing Studios, this British drama was conceived as anti-Nazi propaganda but has since been recognized as a brutal, crafty thriller and a vivid portrait of ordinary Britons in World War II. more...
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  • White Material (NR)

    In a fictional African country, a helicopter hovers over a French coffee plantation, bringing news to the stubborn white owner (Isabelle Huppert) that France is pulling out and leaving the country to civil war; refusing to evacuate until her crop has been harvested, she takes her chances with the rebel army and its child soldiers. more...
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  • Winnebago Man (NR)

    In 2006 documentary maker Ben Steinbauer went looking for Jack Rebney, the RV pitchman whose uncontrolled temper and unabashed profanity in a 1988 video blooper reel had made him a YouTube legend. more...
  • Winter's Bone (NR)

    Writer-director Debra Granik made her feature debut with Down to the Bone (2004), a stark working-class drama with Vera Farmiga giving a breakout performance as a coke-addicted young mother. more...
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  • The Witnesses (NR)

    Andre Techine's best work since his mid-90s peak, this briskly paced French drama centers on a handful of characters in 1984, during the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic. more...
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  • The Woman With the 5 Elephants (NR)

    This Swiss-German coproduction (2009) documents the life of Svetlana Geier, a teacher and translator noted for her German editions of Dostoyevsky's mammoth novels (the "five elephants" of the title). more...
  • Women Without Men (NR)

    Shirin Neshat, best known for her video installations, makes her feature directing debut with this elegant, often moving story of four Iranian women trapped by their circumstances in the turmoil preceding the 1953 coup. more...
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