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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB (2013)

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(1) Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

      Writers: Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack

      Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto

      Production: Truth Entertainment, Voltage Pictures, R2 Films

      Country: USA

      Year: 2013

      Language: English / Japanese

      Duration: 117 min

      Genre: Drama / Biography

Awards: Oscar for Best Actor  (Matthew McConaughey), Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jared Leto), Oscar for Best Make Up and Hairstyling. Golden Glob for Best Actor and Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Nominated to an Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year.

Synopsis

Inspired by true events. Dallas, 1985.  Ron Woodroof is a homophobic poor electrician who lives between the rodeo gambling, sex and drinking. After an accident at a construction site he has to go to the hospital where is diagnosed with HIV and just a few weeks to survive, from that moment onwards he has to struggle to get the medicaments that may give him a chance to live life with dignity.

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August: Osage County (2014)

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(1) Director. John Wells

Writers: Tracy Letts

Actors: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Production: Weinstein Company.

Country: USA

Year: 2014

Language: English

121 min.

Genre: Drama

Synopsis

The Weston family from Oklahoma had taken separate ways until a crisis brings them back to the home where they grew in and were raised by a strong but dysfunctional woman. When the Weston women meet, their different lifestyles and concerns are exposed revealing secrets that turn out to be the foundations of their deepest problems.

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Don Jon (2013)

Don Jon, 2013.

Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Writer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actors:Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore
Production: Voltage Pictures, HitRecord Films, Ram Bergman Productions
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Language: English
90 min.
Genre: Drama

Jon Martello is a young man who cares for few things in his life. He likes to watch porn, have fun with his friends and have sex with different girls until he meets Barbara, a girl that changes his life temporarily. She tries to live a romance like the ones she has seen in the movies for which they break up. Later on, Esther, a woman he met at college, shows him the true way to loose himself free.

Technical data taken from IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2229499/?ref_=nv_sr_1 (13 May, 2014)

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Detachment (2011)

Detachment (2011)

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Director. Tony Kaye
Writers: Carl Lund
Actors: Adrien Brody, Sami Gayle, Marcia Gay Harden, James Caan, Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Blythe Danner, William Petersen and Bryan Cranston.
Production: Paper Street Films, Appian Way, Kingsgate Films.
Country: USA
Year: 2011
Language: English
97 min.
Genre: Drama

Henry Barthes is a troubled man, who works as a substitute teacher. He spends three weeks in a school, imparting English, where he and his colleagues find themselves struggling to teach and engage students and their parents. In his personal life he struggles with his history, the maintenance of his dying grandfather and his short relation with three women: Meredith, a student from his class, Ms. Madison, a fellow teacher; and Erica, a young prostitute whom he gives temporary shelter.

Technical data taken from IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1683526/?ref_=sr_1 (3 July, 2013)

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Moonrise Kingdom. 2012

Moonrise Kingdom. 2012

Director. Wes Anderson

Writers: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola

Actors: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward.

Production: Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures.

Country: USA

Year: 2012

Language: English

94 min.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Set in 1965. Sam, a member of a troop of boy scouts, and Suzy, a very peculiar girl with family problems, fall in love and decide to run off home. When they disappear, the troop of boy scouts including their captain, Suzy’s family and the police officer of the town embark in a quest to find the young lovers as many times as they escape.

Technical data taken from IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1748122/?ref_=sr_1 (22 June, 2013)

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