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Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. “The Angel’s Share” is a fine whisky of a film directed by award-winning director Ken Loach.
‘Alois Nebel’ is a 2011 Czech animated drama film directed by Tomáš Luňák, based on the comic-book trilogy by Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír 99. The film was first presented at the Rotterdam Cinemart co-production market back in 2009. Shortly after The Match Factory picked up the film for international sales.
The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Among the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk), who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars, a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company (Søren Malling) and the pirates.
Daisy (Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, ATONEMENT, HANNA), a teenager from New York, is sent to the English countryside for the summer to stay with her step-cousins. She soon immerses herself into her new life – made all the more easy when she falls for the sexy, thoughtful Eddie (SUNSHINE ON LEITH’S George MacKay) – until their perfect summer is blown apart by the sudden outbreak of a terrifying nuclear war.
Tim Winton’s short story collection “The Turning” won multiple awards and captured the hearts of the Aussie public. Now, seventeen talented Australian directors each adapt a story from the book onto the big screen. The resulting film – “Tim Winton’s The Turning” – is fast on its way to becoming an Australian classic.