Sharmill Films

Past releases

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Le Havre

French comedy by legendary filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki, winner of the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at Cannes.

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This is Not a Film

Jafar Panahi, banned from filmmaking for 20 years and sentenced to 6 years in prison, made this effort with co-director Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, inside his Tehran apartment and smuggled it to the Cannes Film Festival on a USB stick inside a cake. An extraordinary act of defiance that is a must for audiences everywhere.

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The Round Up (La Rafle)

Jean Reno and Mélanie Laurent star in Rose Bosch’s strong depiction of the biggest round up in history in Paris, 1942. A study guide for The Round Up is available from the Australian Teachers of Media.

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Kiss Me Again (Baciami Ancora)

A story of family, friendship and love, Kiss Me Again is the highly anticipated sequel to The Last Kiss (L’ultimo bacio) from Gabriele Muccino, director of The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds.

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Copacabana

One of France’s most acclaimed dramatic actresses unearths her considerable comic talents in the delightful Copacabana .

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Summer Coda

Richard Gray’s debut feature set in the sun-baked Mildura orange groves is a romantic drama starring Rachael Taylor and Alex Dimitriades.

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Mademoiselle Chambon

After the international success of Not Here To Be Loved, Stéphane Brizé returns with his usual elegance and subtle scriptwriting, in a story that echoes in each and everyone of us.

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Soul Kitchen

A new comedy from acclaimed Turkish/German filmmaker Fatih Akin (The Edge of Heaven) about two Greek brothers who struggle to keep their grungy Hamburg restaurant open against the odds.

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Amos Oz – The Nature of Dreams

This eloquent and dynamic documentary is based on the autobiographical book A Tale of Love and Darkness by prolific and celebrated writer Amos Oz.

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Amreeka

Director Cherien Dabis’s auspicious debut feature, Amreeka, is a warm and lighthearted film about one Palestinian family’s tumultuous journey into Diaspora amidst the cultural fallout of America’s war in Iraq.

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Eden is West (Eden a L’Ouest)

Legendary Greek director Costa-Gravas (Z, Missing) returns with perhaps his most personal film, a playful fairytale about the hardships suffered by illegal immigrants, and the magical nature of a world in which every experience is full of promise and threat.

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