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From New Zealand to Iceland, Lebanon and Israel, discover your world with Rialto’s incredible selection of international films. ‘Human Traces’, is a New Zealand made outdoor adventure drama. ‘Arctic’ from Iceland, follows the solo journey of one brave man in the cold wilderness. ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ questions utopia and a changing world. ‘Capharnaum’ is a brutal exploration into parenthood and a child’s suffering in the Middle East. Finally, ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’ is a wicked, cool, quirky film experience you’re sure to love. Travel through cultures, landscapes and time with these stories and adventures this month.
I Think We're Alone Now
Older Than Ireland
The Ice King
Killing Patient Zero
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London, 1997. Enn (Alex Sharp) is a shy suburban teenager, sneaking out with his best friends to afterhours punk parties. One night they stumble upon a bizarre gathering of sexy teenagers who seem like they are from another planet.
“The Greatest Party That Never Happened”….The Fyre Music Festival was the defining scam of the millennial generation, made worse with social media influence… Marketing for the 2017 music event went viral with the help of rapper Ja Rule, instagram stars and models, but soon became an epic fail.
Selma is a Czech immigrant, a single mother working in a factory in rural America. Her salvation is her passion for music, specifically the all-singing, all-dancing numbers found in classic Hollywood musicals. But Selma harbours a sad secret: she is losing her eyesight.
Black suit. Blank face. Long, slender arms. Since 2009, “The Slender Man” has slowly inched his way into internet folklore. The terrifyingly tall supernatural character first originated as an internet meme who scared, abducted and traumatised children, But in 2014, he became horrifyingly real.
Happily married for nearly 50 years, Fiona and Grant find their mutual devotion tested by Fiona’s struggle with Alzheimer's disease. When it becomes apparent that her condition is worsening, she checks into a rest home. Grant visits her a month later and finds that his wife has grown close to Aubrey, a fellow resident.
Based on the life of the French novelist Colette, who after marrying successful Parisian writer Willy, is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. With money troubles mounting, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him.