Category 2019

Code 8

The action of the film takes place in the near future. About 4% of the world’s population discover supernatural abilities. Unaware of what to expect from them, ordinary people are starting to fear those with such abilities. The authorities decide to monitor them all. The main character Taylor Reed, lives in an area of Lincoln City with other people with supernatural powers. Living below the poverty line, Taylor is forced to take up any job to feed her family. But ordinary people do not favor those with unusual powers too much. This is why they are offered a heavy job with low wages, which will soon become the cause of the increasing number of crimes committed by gifted people...

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The Parts You Lose

A young boy from a small town in North Dakota befriends a dangerous fugitive. Wesley, a young deaf man, is frequently bullied at school, and his home life, a sanctuary, consists of his loving mother and younger sister. One day, while going to school, Wesley finds a strange helpless man bleeding near the road. He brings the man to an abandoned barn, not far from his house. The man slowly recovers, helped by Wesley, who sneaks food and medicine to his parents without his knowledge. He and Wesley develop a paternal bond, while the man teaches Wesley how to heal and stand up against battles, both at school and at home. After a police officer visits the house, Wesley sees the darker side of the man he helped and realizes that the violence that may follow will soon be encountered...

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Backdraft 2

Backdraft 2 (2019) follows the story of a Chicago Fire Department investigator while confronting gun dealers who use lethal fires as a distraction. Sean McCaffrey, Steven McCaffrey’s son, now works at the same Chicago fire station, along with his uncle Brian. When Sean is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he and his partner, Maggie, soon realize that they are dealing with much more than an ordinary fire. The clues they discover lead them to a treacherous trajectory of international arson, crime and terrorism...

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Atlantics

In a popular neighborhood in Dakar, a group of workers on a construction site have not received their wages for several good months and decide to leave their hometown along the ocean in the hope of a better future. Among them are Suleyman, who, out of desperation, leaves behind the one he loves most in this world, Ada, who is already promised to another man. A few days after the boys leave the sea, a powerful fire devastates Ada and her husband’s marriage ceremony and the girls in the neighborhood begin to be affected by a mysterious fever whose origins are unknown. Issa, a young policeman begins an investigation and does not doubt that in the middle it is about the souls of the drowned, former workers on the site...

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The Huntress: Rune of the Dead

Year 811, a family, isolated in their house deep in the woods, a great distance from Birka. They are poor, and hunting and fishing have not gone away, so Joar’s father makes a desperate decision to go on a Viking raid. Joar does not return long, and the family begins to fear that he will not return. Runa, the eldest daughter, takes over the duties of the father, in his absence. She is very much missing from her father and she hopes he will return to them. Deep in his heart he feels that his family’s suffering has just begun. There is something in the air, in the water, in the wind and in the earth. The runner becomes aware that something bad, dangerous is in the forest. One day, in the hunt, he finds a man bleeding, a warrior, almost unconscious. He brings it home and the family takes care of his injuries...

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Freaks

A sci-fi psychological thriller, Freaks (2019) follows the story of a brave little girl who discovers a bizarre, threatening and mysterious world beyond the door of her house, after escaping from her father’s overprotective and paranoid control. In an ingenious and powerful story, a troubled father locks up his 7-year-old daughter in a house, warning her of the serious dangers in the outside world, trying desperately to protect her from Mr. Snowcone and any other potential dangers. However, the mysterious Mr. Snowcone convinces little Chloe to escape and join him in a deep search for family ties, freedom and revenge...

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The Courier

Ezekiel Mannings wants to kill Nick at any cost, because he is the only witness who can testify against him in a trial. To solve the problem definitively, Ezekiel sends Nick a mysterious package with the help of a mailman...

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Hustlers

The film follows a gang of gangsters from Manhattan, New York, plotting against wealthy customers, leaving them with no money. Women are determined and ruthless in this endeavor. Together, they drain men’s credit cards and, in some cases, destroy their social lives...

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House Arrest

A man is captive to his own fears and locked in his own house to keep away from the dangers of modern life. Maybe Karan wants to close the door of the world, but the world doesn’t just ring the door. Thus, a self-imposed isolation in one’s own home becomes a comedy of errors with the arrival of a strange package and a curious journalist...

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Earthquake Bird

A young emigrant living in Tokyo becomes the prime suspect in a crime, when her friend involved in a tumultuous love triangle disappears without a trace. Lucy Fly is a Swedish emigrant living in Japan as a translator and still struggling to feel fully at home. Its reluctant nature hides old scars, while the people around it continue to die, accidentally or otherwise. However, everything changes when the young girl gets into an intense relationship with Teiji, a charming local photographer and at the same time with problems. Lucy’s imperturbable exterior and the harmony of their couple begin to be destroyed when a naive newcomer, Lily Bridges, becomes entangled in their lives and ends up missing, possibly killed...

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