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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.
Would you confess to a crime you did not commit? Each year countless American suspects do, and experts say that trained interrogators can get anybody to confess to anything. Defense attorney Jane Fisher-Byrialsen is determined to put an end to interrogation techniques that pressure innocent people into making false confessions.
Melancholia is a beautifully shot, psychological drama/science fiction film about the end of the world. Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire. Despite Claire’s best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco.
On September 18 1961, UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld died in a mysterious plane crash in Northern Rhodesia while en route to negotiate a ceasefire during the Congo Crisis. Danish provocateur Mads Brügger reopens the case after 50 years of conjecture and speculation about what really happened.
New Yorker Harvey Shine is on the verge of losing his dead-end job as a jingle writer and is warned by his boss that he has just one more chance to deliver. Heading to London for his daughter's wedding, he misses his plane back to New York, and thus loses his job.
Lars von Trier returns to the director’s chair with his most daring and provocative film to date. This time the topic of discussion is violence and art, and violence as art. In a mesmerising career best, Matt Dillon plays failed architect turned serial killer Jack.