Dir: Richard Ayoade
United Kingdom, 2010
15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: to lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.
Dir: Asgaar Farhadi
An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
Dir: Leos Carax
France and Germany, 2012
Driven around Paris by a loyal driver (Édith Scob), a mysterious man (Denis Lavant) dresses up in costumes and plays a number of strange, semiscripted roles.
GOODBYE FIRST LOVE
Dir: Mia Hansen-Løve
France and Germany, 2011
A chronicle of the romance between Camille and Sullivan, which begins during their adolescence and picks up after Sullivan's 8-year absence from exploring the world.
THE BLUE ROOM
Dir: Mathieu Amalric
A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation by the police and the courts, what is he accused of?
Dir: Jessica Hausner
Austria, Luxembourg and Germany, 2014
Heinrich wishes to conquer death through love, and when he meets Henriette, the wife of a business acquaintance, she expresses interest in a suicide pact when she learns she has a terminal illness.
Dir: Pawel Pawlikowski
Poland and Denmark, 2013
In 1962, Anna is about to take vows as a nun when she learns from her only relative that she is Jewish. Both women embark on a journey to discover their family story and where they belong.
Dir: Hirokazu Kore-Eda
A family gathers together for a commemorative ritual, the nature of which only gradually becomes clear.