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YERMA (Imre Gyongyossy, Barna Kabay, 1985)
Set in the idyll of an Andalusian village in feudal times, this is the story of one woman's struggle for self-realisation. A tragedy of passions, it traces Yerma's frustrations and discontent with he… Read more

YOU, THE LIVING (Roy Andersson, 2007)
“You, the Living is about the human being, about her greatness and her miserableness, her joy and sorrow, her self-confidence and anxiety. A being at whom we want to laugh and also cry for. It is s… Read more

YOUNG TORLESS (Volker Schlöndorff, 1966)
This faithful screen version of Robert Musil's well-known novel is a major work of the new German cinema. Set in a remote Austrian boarding school before the First World War. the story centres on one… Read more

YURI'S DAY (Kirill Serebrennikov, 2008)
“An allegory about Russia itself, seen here [as] a sort of spiritual Hotel California, from which, to paraphrase the Eagles, you can check out but you can never leave.” - Variety ... Yuri's Day t… Read more

ZERO HOUR (Edgar Reitz, 1976)
It is July 1945; a small group of Germans are waiting in a suburb of Leipzig for the Russians to move in. The Americans have just pulled out of the area after occupying it first. ... The country is a… Read more

¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! (Victor Kossakovsky, 2011)
“Constructed around an elegantly simple idea but executed with grace and ingenuity.” - Variety ... What would happen if you drilled a tunnel straight through the centre of the earth? It's a fanta… Read more

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