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A dark sense of humor runs through this millennial road movie about reckoning with grief. Reminiscent of Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, the debut feature from Chanya Button’s stars Downton Abbey’s Laura Carmichael alongside brilliant cameos from British comedy legends Alice Lowe and Sally Phillips.

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Formally playful and humorously observant, Joachim Trier’s Oscar-nominated gem embraces with open arms the messiness of life at a crossroad. Winner of Cannes’ Best Actress Award for her star-making turn, the effervescent Renate Reinsve commands the screen–and our hearts–with her ravishing vivacity.

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Do opposites attract? Norwegian director Martin Lund finds out in this compassionate coming-of-age romance. An early standout of Generation Z cinema, Psychobitch sees Elli Müller Osborne and Jonas Tidemann deliver moving performances as the perfectly awkward teenage couple at the film’s center.

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Under the shadow of drug and human trafficking, girlhood reveries tenderly bloom in Tatiana Huezo’s sensorial narrative debut. Produced by the team behind Roma, this profound tale of love and survival juxtaposes the lushness of rural Mexico with the cartel violence looming over crimson poppy fields.

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Béla Tarr has stated that this towering masterwork will likely be his final feature. If that does turn out to be the case, you couldn’t ask for a greater summation of his thematic and formal concerns. A work of staggering vision, The Turin Horse builds to a climax of ecstatic cinematic rapture.

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The first in Joachim Trier’s masterful “Oslo Trilogy” is an electric and affecting dual portrait of two writer friends whose ambitions are challenged by the trials of life. Saturated with punk playfulness, Reprise explores the tantalizing promise—and peril—of fulfilling your creative aspirations.

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Drawing its idiosyncratic power from the wellsprings of legend, this ecstatic folktale travels from 19th-century Italy to Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego. A primal meditation on the potency of storytelling, The Tale of King Crab is a redemptive fable charged with mythic grandeur and elemental beauty.

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The magnificent conclusion to British filmmaker Joanna Hogg’s autobiographical epic is finally here. Constructing an intricate emotional labyrinth through the formative years of an artist in search of her voice, this dazzlingly reflexive masterwork draws memoir and fantasy into iridescent reverie.

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