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  • Unrest (NR)

    This documentary provides an overview of the debilitating illness myalgic encephalomyelitis (better known as chronic fatigue syndrome), charting its history, analyzing various treatment methods, and presenting portraits of people in different countries who suffer from the disease. more...
  • Until the Birds Return (NR)

    Karim Moussaoui's Algerian drama tells the intersecting stories of a wealthy property developer, a chauffeur, and a neurologist. more...
  • The Unknown Girl
  • The Unknown Girl (NR)

    A rare dud from Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, the Belgian brothers whose low-key dramas about the disadvantaged show how greed and need force us to betray each other and ourselves. more...
  • Unbroken Glass
  • Unbroken Glass (NR)

    When filmmaker Dinesh Das Sabu was a six-year-old boy growing up in Louisiana, his father died of cancer and his schizophrenic mother committed suicide. more...
  • Unconditional (NR)

    Lynn Collin and Michael Easely are two childhood friends who reunite after years of not speaking to one another, stirring up unresolved emotional conflicts. more...
  • Unforgivable (NR)

    This 2011 melodrama by French writer-director André Téchiné may not achieve the profundity of his Rendez-vous (1985), Thieves (1996), or The Witnesses (2007), but it's clearly the work of a master storyteller, conveying a rich, novelistic sense of character and a poetic feeling for the passing of time. more...
  • Urbanized (NR)

    Filmmaker Gary Hustwit presents the last in a trilogy of pop documentaries about the endless reach of modern design into our daily lives. more...
  • Uncle Kent (NR)

    I never thought I'd be watching a movie about a three-way and muttering, "God, when is this gonna be over?" more...
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (NR)

    The dead speak with the living, animals speak to humans, and—thanks to a dense sound mix suggesting musique concrete—the northern Thai jungle just won't shut up in this hypnotic 2010 feature by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady). more...
  • A Useful Life (NR)

    The first half of this black-and-white Uruguayan feature (2010) is set almost entirely in a troubled cinematheque, where a middle-aged employee (film critic Jorge Jellinek) nurses a crush on a law professor and goes about the business of showing movies to a dwindling public. more...
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    Unmade Beds (NR)

    This impressionistic British drama (2009) centers on an abandoned warehouse where aimless, self-absorbed squatters from across the continent drink way too much and circle one another romantically. more...
  • An Unlikely Weapon (NR)

    When photojournalist Eddie Adams died of ALS in 2004 he was 71 years old, but his life was defined by the fraction of a second in which he snapped a Viet Cong captain being executed in a Saigon street in February 1968. more...
  • Uncle Vanya (NR)

    Boredom in the provinces, bourgeois dissolution, a failed suicide—Andrei Konchalovsky (Runaway Train, Shy People) tackles the Chekhov theater chestnut in this 1970 adaptation. more...
  • Untamed (NR)

    Though the heroine of Mikio Naruse's 1957 period drama is a rebellious free spirit rather than a passive victim (as was often the case in his work), the film nonetheless drives home the director's perennial theme, the impossibility of happiness within Japanese society. more...