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1900 (Novecento) (France / Italy, 1976)

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Cast: Robert De Niro, Gerard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Donald Sutherland, Burt Lancaster. An epic film that is both a history of 20th century Italy and a portrait of two families. It is also the story of the conflicts between two boys, one a peasant and the other a landowner, as they pass through the upheavals of the modern world. 255 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

1911 (Xinhai geming) (China/Hong Kong, 2011)

Directed by Jackie Chan, Li Zhang. Cast: Cheng Long, Zhao Wenxuan, Li Bingbing, Sun Chun, Chen Chong, Jiang Wu, Fang Zuming, Hu Ge, Ning Jing, Yu Shaoqun, Du Yuhang. A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. 99 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Directed by Richard Fleischer. Cast: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, J.M. Kerrigan. A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate and are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine. 127 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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2012 (2009)

Directed by Roland Emmerich. Cast: John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson. A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.

2046 (China/Hong Kong, 2004)

Directed by Wong Kar Wai. Cast: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Maggie Cheung, Faye Wong, Takuya Kimura, Chang Chen, Dong Jie, Carina Lau. A young man, who has tried to forget his lost love by meeting different young women, starts to write a novel about a young man falling in love with a machine-made woman on the 2046 train. The number 2046 is the room number where he met his lost love. 128 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

24 Hour Party People. (UK, 2002)

Directed by Michael Winterbottom. Cast: Steve Coogan, Keith Allen, Rob Brydon, Enzo Gilenti, Ron Cook, Chris Coghill, Paddy Considine, Danny Cunningham, Dave Gorman, Sean Harris. "Manchester 1976: Cambridge educated Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan), Granada TV presenter, is at a Sex Pistols gig. Totally inspired by this pivotal moment in music history, he and his friends set up a record label, Factory Records, signing first Joy Division (who go on to become New Order) then James and the Happy Mondays, who all become seminal artists of their time.

24th July (Nigeria, 2010)

Directed by Okey Zubelu Okoh. Cast: Yemi Blaq, Uche Jumbo, John Dumelo, Nse Kpe Etim. A woman flees in turmoil when three good looking men all say "I really need you in my life..." 142 min.

25 Firemans Street (Tuzoltoutca 25: almok a hazbol) (Hungary, 1973)

Director, Istvan Szabo. Cast: Lucyna Winnicka, Rita Bekes, Andras Balint, Agi Meszaros, Peter Muller. Elderly residents of an old apartment house in Hungary which is about to be destroyed recall their lives, dreams and nightmares as they reminisce about their traumatic memories of living through World War II. 97 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

28 Days (2000)

Directed by Betty Thomas. Cast: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Diane Ladd, Elizabeth Perkins, Steve Buscemi. A high-flying party girl gets herself a DUI and 28 days in rehab -- and ends up discovering that real happiness must come from within. 104 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

2LDK (2003)

Director, Yukihiko Tsutsumi. Cast: Maho Nonami, Eiko Koike, Daisuke Kizaki. Two actresses who share an apartment in Tokyo are in fierce competition with each other. As they vie for the same film role and the same boyfriend, their petty squabbles escalate to all-out war as they resort to violence to settle their dispute. 70 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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