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"... And Justice For All" (1979)

Directed by Norman Jewison. Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg, Jeffrey Taylor, Christine Lahti. An idealistic young lawyer is torn between defending a judge accused of raping and battering a young girl - who he knows is guilty - and exposing the corruption of the legal system, jeopardizing his own career. 119 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

1-900 (1996)

Directed by Theo van Gogh. Cast: Ariane Schluter, Ad van Kempen. Two lonely professionals meet through a sex-line and begin a weekly rendezvous via the telephone. It turns erotic, funny, frustrating, and even sinister, as they become increasingly attached to one another. Based on the stage play "06" by Johan Doesburg. 80 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

100% Arabica (Cent pour cent Arabica; One hundred percent Arabica) (France / Belgium / Switzerland, 1997)

Director, Mahmoud Zemmouri. Cast: Khaled, Cheb Mami, Mouss, Najim Laouriga, Fard Fedjer, Youssef Diawara, Patrice Thibaud, Mohamed Camara. The rising popularity of a local band threatens orthodox religious groups in a mixed Arab and African housing project outside Paris. Attendance at the mosque falls and drastic measures are taken to keep the balance of power in the hands of the religious leaders. No one can stop the infectious popularity of the music, however, and when all the musicians finally sing together, everyone is united. 85 min.

12 (Russia, 2007)

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. Cast: Sergey Makovetsky, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergei Garmash, Valentin Gaft, Alexei Petrenko, Yuri Stoyanov, Sergey Gazarov, Mikhail Efremov, Alexei Gorbunov, Sergey Artsbashev, Victor Verzhbitsky, Roman Madyanov, Alexander Adarashian. Set in contemporary Moscow where 12 men must decide the fate of a young man accused of murdering his step-father. Consigned to a makeshift jury room, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks. 160 min.

12 Angry Men (1957)

Directed by Sidney Lumet. Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E. G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber. Classic courtroom drama depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons. 97 min.

127 hours (2010)

Directed by Danny Boyle. Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clemence Poesy, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan, Treat Williams. A dramatization of the true story of Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker who fell and became trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. Mr. Ralston's ordeal was a struggle for survival and a profound existential crisis. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone, not telling anyone where he was going.

13 Assassins (Japan / UK, 2010)

Director, Takashi Miike. Cast: Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura, Arata Furuta, Sousuke Takaoka, Seiji Rokkaku, Kazuki Namoka, Koen Kondo, Yuma Ishigaki, Masataka Kubota. Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war. 126 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

13 Frightened Girls (1963)

Directed by William Castle. Cast: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Kathy Dunn, Lynne Sue Moon. Thirteen girls in a Swiss boarding school stir up trouble on their vacation as they mess with the diplomatic affairs of their elders and get into serious trouble when a Russian spy is discovered murdered. Special features: Original theatrical trailer; original "British" trailer introdruction; original Candy web trailer; original Candy web theatrical opening and closing message from William Castle; four international alternate openings. 87 min.

13 Rue Madeleine (1947)

Directed by Henry Hathaway. Cast: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore, Walter Abel, Melville Cooper, Sam Jaffe, Marcel Rousseau, Dick Gordon. An O.S.S. training officer, bent upon discovering a German traitor within his ranks, is at the same time completing highly dangerous espionage assignments. The risks increase when one of his men is murdered from within, and the officer, convinced he knows who the murdering infiltrator is, vows revenge. 95 min.

16 years of Alcohol (UK, 2003)

Directed by Richard Jobson. Cast: Kevin McKidd, Laura Fraser, Susan Lynch, Jim Carter, Ewen Bremner. An intelligent but angry man, who has had a rough upbringing and has spent years leading a street gang in Edinburgh, meets the love of his life and he is forever changed. 96 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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