June 19 to June 26
ESTREIAS 1 (Video-On-Demand 1)
The Women (Mulheres!)
Starring Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bette Midler, Candice Bergen, Carrie Fisher, Cloris Leachman and Debi Mazar.
Based on George Cukor's 1939 film and Clare Boothe Luce's 1936 stage play, The Women whisks us into a busy pocket of Manhattan society, where the publishing, fashion and finance industries play. At the center of the tale is Mary Haines (Meg Ryan), a thoroughly modern woman suddenly confronted with an age-old dilemma: a cheating husband. The ladies in her life swiftly rally to Mary's side, led by her best friend, Sylvie Fowler (Annette Bening), a dynamic magazine editor. But when Sylvie betrays Mary in a Faustian bargain, the entire group is shaken to the core - and two women face the most painful breakup of all - their friendship.
ESTREIAS 2 (Video-On-Demand 2)
Ashes Of Time (Cinzas do Tempo Redux)
Starring Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Carina Lau, Jacky Cheung, Charlie Young and Bai Li.
The film is set in five parts, five seasons that are part of the Chinese almanac. The story takes place in the jianghu, the world of the martial arts. Ouyang Feng (Leslie Cheung) has lived in the western desert for some years. He left his home in White Camel Mountain when the woman he loved chose to marry his elder brother rather than him. Instead of seeking glory, he ends up as an agent. When people come to him with a wish to eliminate someone who has wronged them, he puts them in touch with a swordsman who can do the job.
EXITOS 1 (Video-On-Demand 3)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Helena Bereen, Larry Cowan and Liam Cunningham.
Set in the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in 1981. The infamous H-Blocks is where Irish republican prisoners are on the Blanket and No-Wash protest. It is a living hell for both prisoner and prison officer as the H-Block leader, Bobby Sands, pursues various tactics to help his fellow republicans re-establish their political status. In order to create real change, Bobby leads a Hunger Strike to protest for special category status for republican prisoners.
Suburban Girl (Sedução em Manhatthan)
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Dennis Albanese, Audra Blaser, Vanessa Branch and Geoffrey Cantor.
Tale of a young woman's journey through the New York publishing world and her relationships with one of its luminaries as her father battles a terminal illness.
EXITOS 2 (Video-On-Demand 4)
Battle For Haditha (Batalha Por Haditha)
Starring Mathew Knoll, Eric Mehalacopoulos, Nathan De La Cruz, Elliot Ruiz and Jase Willette.
Using ex-Marines as actors and shooting in Jordan, British director Nick Broomfield tackles a controversial subject in Battle for Haditha. It recreates the events of November 19 2005, when US Marines massacred Iraqi civilians in retaliation for a deadly IED attack on their convoy. Even-handedly cutting between the Marines, led by Corporal Ramirez, the insurgents and Iraqi civilians, Broomfield¢s handheld camera throws us head first into the action and asks us to find our own way through the fog of war.
Chrysalis (Chrysalis - Um Futuro Próximo)
Starring Elina Madison, Darren Kendrick, Corey Landis, John Klemantaski, Larry Dirk, Liesel Kopp, Glen Vaughan and Danny Cameron.
As our world suffers the ravages of humankind, scientists look for ways to sustain life. When one of them falls ill and a chrysalis forms around him, a tug of war ensues about the future of the stricken scientist ... and ultimately the fate of the Earth.