Chapter, Cardiff - Random films I've watched.

Chapter is an arts venue in Cardiff and with a little effort I can catch a film on the way home. What I see is almost pot-luck but I've caught some great films I'm not going to see anywhere else.
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1.
World War Z (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. (116 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
2.
Byzantium (2012)
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Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort. (118 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
3.
The Railway Man (2013)
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A former British Army officer, who was tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him. (116 mins.)
 
4.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
5.
Dabba (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. (104 mins.)
Director: Ritesh Batra
 
6.
Cupcakes (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In Tel Aviv, six friends who are appalled by the Israeli entry in the UniverSong competition record their own song on a mobile phone, then are shocked to learn their recording is selected as Israel's entry for next year's competition. (92 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
7.
Tracks (2013)
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. (112 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
8.
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A ten-year-old scientist secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother, escapes home, and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute. (105 mins.)
 
9.
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production. (96 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
10.
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
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A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. (97 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
11.
Il capitale umano (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve. (111 mins.)
Director: Paolo Virzì
 
12.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
13.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play. (119 mins.)
 
14.
The Turning (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A collection of short films based on stories by Australian writer Tim Winton. (180 mins.)
 
15.
Catch Me Daddy (2014)
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Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night. (112 mins.)
Director: Daniel Wolfe
 
16.
Dark Horse (2015 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse (85 mins.)
Director: Louise Osmond
 
17.
Jauja (2014)
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A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization. (109 mins.)
Director: Lisandro Alonso
 
18.
London Road (2015)
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When five prostitutes are found dead in their community, residents of London Road in Ipswich, Suffolk come together to process the events and revitalize the community. (91 mins.)
Director: Rufus Norris
 
19.
52 Tuesdays (2013)
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16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. (114 mins.)
Director: Sophie Hyde
 
20.
Miss Julie (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her. (129 mins.)
Director: Liv Ullmann
 
21.
5 Flights Up (2014)
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A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away. (88 mins.)
 
22.
Mia madre (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother. (106 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
23.
Macbeth (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
24.
Youth (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday. (124 mins.)
 
25.
Trumbo (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. (124 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
26.
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. (106 mins.)
 
27.
Mustang (2015)
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When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. (97 mins.)
 
28.
The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A chronicle of the childhood of a post-World War I leader. (115 mins.)
Director: Brady Corbet
 
29.
Cosmos (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Witold just failed his law-school examinations and Fuchs has just quit his job at a Parisian fashion company... (103 mins.)
 
30.
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. (111 mins.)
Director: Colm McCarthy
 
31.
Avril et le monde truqué (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
1941. France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon V, where scientists vanish mysteriously. Avril (Marion Cotillard), a teenage girl, goes in search of her missing scientist parents. (105 mins.)
 
32.
Loving (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. (123 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
33.
20th Century Women (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. (119 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
34.
Certain Women (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. (107 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
 
35.
Hidden Figures (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. (127 mins.)
Director: Theodore Melfi
 
36.
Personal Shopper (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message. (105 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
37.
Casablanca (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
38.
Ah-ga-ssi (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. (144 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
39.
The Transfiguration (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael O'Shea
 
40.
La tortue rouge (2016)
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A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life. (80 mins.)
 
41.
Colossal (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City, and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon. (109 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
42.
The Big Sick (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings. (120 mins.)
 
43.
The Death of Stalin (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death. (106 mins.)