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2000-2009

Coco Before Chanel (Coco Avant Chanel) (France, 2009)

Directed by Anne Fontaine. Cast: Alessandro Nivola, Audrey Tautou, Emmanuelle Devos, Marie Gillain. Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.

Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel) (France, 2009)

Directed by Anne Fontaine. Cast: Alessandro Nivola, Audrey Tautou, Emmanuelle Devos, Marie Gillain. Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.

Collateral (2004)

Directed by Michael Mann. Cast: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, JadaPinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Berg, Bruce McGill, Irma P.Hall, Barry Shabaka Henley. Vincent is a cool, calculatingcontract killer at the top of his game. Max is a cabbie withbig dreams looking for his next fare. This fateful night, Maxbecomes Vincent's collateral, and will transport him on hisnext mission - one night, five stops, five hits and then aperfect getaway. Together, Vincent and Max find themselves in anon-stop race against time.

Coyote (USA | Mexico, 2007)

Directed by Brian Petersen. Cast: Brian Petersen, Brett Spackman, Carley Adams. Two best friends stumble into an opportunity when a Mexican pal, recently deported, needs their help to get back across the border. The guys see it as a chance to corner the market by smuggling illegal immigrants into the country. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Cradle Will Rock (2000)

Directed by Tim Robbins. Cast: Hank Azaria, Ruben Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Cary Elwes, Philip Baker Hall, Cherry Jones, Angus MacFadyen, Bill Murray, Vanessa Redgrave, Susan Sarandon, Jamey Sheridan, John Turturro, Emily Watson. A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to life on the streets in Depression-era New York City. Based on the true story of Orson Welles' controversial musical about a steel strike that was closed down by government decree. 134 min.

Crash (2004)

Directed by Paul Haggis. Cast: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate. A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles in this provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. 113 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Crash (2004)

Directed by Paul Haggis. Cast: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate. A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles in this provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. 113 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Crash (2004)

Directed by Paul Haggis. Cast: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle,Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser,Terrence Howard, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Thandie Newton, RyanPhillippe, Larenz Tate. A car accident brings together a group ofstrangers in Los Angeles in this provocative, unflinching look atthe complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. 113min.Credits andother information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards
Academy Award - Best Picture

Crossing Numbers (2007)

Directed by Abel Gonzalez. Cast: Stephan Early, Pedro Pano, Merlin Froyd. What if the US Border Patrol and the Mexican Police find the corpse of an illegal alien lying right on the border line? Who would take the case? Based on true events, this dark comedy examines the indifference of the institutions towards the humanitarian crisis on the US/Mexican Border. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. 12 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Crossing Over (2009)

Directed by Wayne Kramer. Cast: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Alice Braga, Jim Sturgess, Cliff Curtis. An immigration officer must protect the U.S. border in Los Angeles from those trying to pursue the American Dream, as those around him try to break the rules by fraud, blackmail, and work-site enforcement. 113 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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