Top Independent Films Spring 2007

Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks (Guy Pearce) is a smooth-talking salesman certain he’s on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer (J.K. Simmons) assures him a windfall is on its way. But although Jimmy should be happy when his boss  more

Many Iranian girls love soccer as much as their countrymen and sport fans all over the world but, they are prevented by law from attending live soccer matches in their country. Inspired by the day when his own daughter was refused entry to a soccer
stadium in Iran, Jafar Panahi’s OFFSIDE follows a day in the life of a group of Iranian girls attempting to watch their team’s World Cup qualifying match against Bahrain at the stadium in Tehran.

THE LOOKOUT marks Academy Award®‐nominated screenwriter Scott Frank’s (Out of Sight ), directorial debut. The intelligent crime drama is centered around Chris (Joseph Gordon‐Levitt, Mysterious Skin ),    more

Mads Mikkelsen plays Jacob who works at an orphanage in India. He is Danish but hasn’t lived in Denmark for 20 years. The orphanage lacks funds, as always, and he is contacted about a large Danish donation. Jørgen, played by Rolf Lassgård, is the benefactor and he makes it a condition that Jacob himself comes to Denmark to sign the papers. Jørgen’s daughter is marrying Bo, and Jacob is invited to the wedding.  more

Holland 1944 – The final years of the Second World War find the beautiful singer Rachel Stein (Carice Van Houten) taking refuge with the Tsjempkema family in rural Holland. Once a popular and wealthy singer, Rachel has been waiting out the war like many Jews in Europe, separated from her family and a moment away from being caught by the Gestapo. more

“The Hoax,” directed by Lasse Hallstrom, is inspired by true events in the life of Clifford Irving, the writer who nearly pulled off one of the most audacious media scams in history, when his “autobiography” of Howard Hughes was published. Richard Gere stars as Irving who claimed the book was based on in-person interviews  more

In THE TV SET, writer/director Jake Kasdan uses his first-hand knowledge of the world of network television to craft a wily comedy about the making of a TV pilot. A story of art, commerce, and compromise, THE TV SET lays bare the people and the process that give us the shows we see every night..more

Peggy and Pencil are inseparable companions. They sleep together, eat together, and even take-in Friday night movies together. Life is uncomplicated and safe, and although Pencil is a Beagle, Peggy is happily entrenched in a satisfying relationship of co-dependency with her beloved pet. But with love comes loss, and Peggy’s world comes crashing down when Pencil meets a mysterious demise in the neighbor’s yard. Left to pick-up the pieces of her shattered life more

Sophie is Thierry's sister and roommate who spends most of her time trying to find a boyfriend. Thierry is a real estate agent who shows Nicole several apartments. Nicole is looking for a 3 bedroom to share with her fiance, Dan, but Dan has little interest in helping her, in fact, his only concern lately is getting drunk and his only acquaintance is the bartender, Lionel. Lionel listens to other people's problems, while his own are enormous more

When billionaire Pierre Levasseur is snapped by a papparazzo with Elena, his dazzling, supermodel mistresss, he tries to avoid a catastrophic divorce by coming up with an outragreous lie. He asserts to his wife that a third person, a passerby more


It’s September 1976 on the south shore of Long Island. Ads on the TV in the local bar announce “a change coming over America” with the upcoming Ford-Carter presidential election, but local clam diggers are more worried about losing their already-fragile trade to an encroaching corporation.  more

WAITRESS is the story of one woman trapped in a life from which she dreams of escape. Jenna's (Russell) secret ambition is to save enough money from her waitressing job to leave her overbearing and controlling husband (Sisto). Jenna is a sharp, sassy woman with a gift for making unusual pies whose recipes are inspired by the trials, tribulations  more

AWAY FROM HER is the lyrical screenplay adaptation of celebrated author Alice Munro's short story, “The Bear Came Over The Mountain,” a beautiful yet unconventional story of a couple coming to grips with the onset of memory loss.  Beloved by critics and audiences alike when it premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival, the film marks the arrival of an exciting new filmmaker in Canadian actress Sarah Polley, who makes her feature screenwriting and directorial debut.  more

A nameless, 19-year-old girl slowly, painstakingly, prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice, her life. As she steadies herself for a suicide mission one can only imagine her motives. She is of ambiguous ethnicity and has no accent. There isn't a hint of what she believes or where she has come from. She is like millions of young women, soft-spoken and insecure, yet she faces her mission with the determination of a soldier. Until the moment of truth brings a trial she did not foresee.   more

The Guy works part-time helping his father, who runs a small, vacuum cleaner repair business, but dreams of having his songs recorded and landing a record deal. His girlfriend has recently left him and gone to London, and he is still coming to grips with that loss and is emotionally vulnerable.  more

Written by three-time Emmy winner Terence spring (The Sopranos), Brooklyn Rules is a powerful story of loyalty, friendship, and sacrifice. Set in Brooklyn circa 1985 against the backdrop of John Gotti’s rise to power, the film revolves around three lifelong friends whose different ambitions threaten to shake their enduring bond.   more

GOLDEN DOOR, with an original mix of both magical and provocatively authentic visuals, turns the classic tale of coming to America into a wondrous and soulful experience. It is a romantic fable that takes audiences into the very heart of this quintessential American experience – as one man, driven by fantastic dreams and confronted with shocking realities,
makes an epic odyssey in search of a brand new world

Following in the footsteps of his father and uncle before him, Albert joins the 'family business' in 1934. He rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging over 450 people before his sudden resignation in 1956. more

A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars 2005 Cesar Award-winner Marion Cotillard (A Very Long Engagement, A Good Year) in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf.  more

Down-on-his-luck petty criminal Andre (Jamel Debbouze) has reached the end of his rope. Irreversibly in debt to a local gangster, with no one to turn to, his only solution is to plunge himself into the Seine. Just as he is perched to do so, a fellow bridge-jumper beats him to the water.   more




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