Director: Daniel Monzon
“Satisfyingly intense… keeps the viewer tightly handcuffed.” - Variety
A gritty, edge-of-your-seat thriller filled with powerhouse performances and calculated twists, this multi-award-winning film from filmmaker Daniel Monzón (The Kovak Box) locks you behind its four walls and doesn't let up.
When a riot breaks out in one of Spain's most notorious prisons the inmates take over, led by Bad Ass, the toughest prisoner of them all. Juan, a new prison guard getting a grand tour of facilities, soon finds himself on the wrong side of the fence - and to survive he'll have to convince the jailbirds that he's one of them.
“A jeopardy-laden buddy thriller as two uneasy allies' agendas twist around each other like a DNA helix.” - Screen International
“Kosmos is nothing less than cosmic in scope… beautifully shot, and profoundly imaginative.” - Hollywood Reporter ... From the sweeping snow-driven plains on the edge of Turkey emerges a my… More »
Provocative filmmaker Želimir Žilnik returns with a wry look at the social turmoil plaguing Serbia. ... Žilnik (Kenedi is Getting Married, MIFF 08) weaves an intricate picture of Serbi… More »
“Pity the festival-going fool who stumbles unawares into Harmony Korine's patently abrasive, deliberately cruddy-looking mock documentary Trash Humpers.” - Variety ... Amongst the badly-lit alley… More »
“In Rivette-land, there is no life without art and vice versa.” - Screen International ... For Kate, a broken-down car and a broken-down life both get a jump start from a chance roadside encounte… More »