11 Films Leaving Topic in October & November

10.2.2022
1. Ash WednesdayUnited StatesDrama1 Hour 38 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 10th

From writer/director Ed Burns, comes this crime drama set on Ash Wednesday, 1983. Francis Sullivan discovers that his younger brother Sean (Elijah Wood), who has supposedly been dead, has reappeared. Now, both are in danger as old scores are settled.

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2. A Guide To Recognizing Your SaintsUnited StatesDrama1 Hour 40 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

In this award-winning film, a boy growing up in Astoria, New York in the 1980s watches as his friends and acquaintances die, go to prison or ruin their lives with drug use. He becomes convinced that various so-called “saints” have saved him from this kind of destiny. The all-star cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Eric Roberts and two-time Academy Award® winner Dianne Wiest.

3. An American CrimeUnited StatesDrama1 Hour 38 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

An award-nominated drama, based on a true story. Gertrude Baniszewski (Catherine Keener), a divorced mother of several children, agrees to take care of two girls, Sylvia (Elliot Page) and Jennie (Hayley McFarland), while their parents travel with a carnival. Though her eldest daughter is the real troublemaker, Gertrude vents all her bitterness and frustration on innocent Sylvia. Eventually, Gertrude imprisons the girl in the basement and tortures her, encouraging her children to follow suit.

4. BernieUnited StatesComedy1 Hour 40 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

In small-town Texas, a much-loved mortician goes to extreme ends to extract himself from the emotionally abusive and controlling relationship he has formed with a wealthy widow. Based on a true story. Starring Jack Black and Academy Award® winners Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey, from acclaimed director Richard Linklater.

5. James WhiteUnited StatesDrama1 Hour 28 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

Self-destructive twenty-something James White (Christopher Abbott) tries to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City, but as his mother (Cynthia Nixon) battles a serious illness, James must take control of his life or risk imploding completely. Powerful drama directed by James Mond. Nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.

6. The PropositionAustraliaVideo1 Hour 44 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

In this gritty Western, a lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother. Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, this is a real and violent take on the genre. Starring Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, Ray Winstone and John Hurt. Written by acclaimed songwriter Nick Cave.

7. TranssiberianUnited KingdomDrama1 Hour 51 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 30th

A Transsiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers. From director Brad Anderson, this award-winning films stars Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Sir Ben Kingsley and Kate Mara.

8. A Bread Factory: Part 1United StatesDrama2 Hours 2 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 31st

The acclaimed new work from filmmaker Patrick Wang is the story of The Bread Factory, a small-town community arts center, told in two films. In part one, after 40 years of running The Bread Factory, Dorothea (Tyne Daly) and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple—performance artists from China—come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street catapulting big changes in their small town. Part two revolves around rehearsals for the Greek play Hecuba.

9. A Bread Factory: Part 2United StatesDrama1 Hour 60 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 31st

The acclaimed new work from filmmaker Patrick Wang is the story of The Bread Factory, a small-town community arts center, told in two films. In part one, after 40 years of running The Bread Factory, Dorothea (Tyne Daly) and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple—performance artists from China—come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street catapulting big changes in their small town. Part two revolves around rehearsals for the Greek play Hecuba.

10. Asako I & IIJapanDrama1 Hour 60 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 31st

Can you feel the same love for two different people? After experiencing a passionate first love with a man who disappears, Asako meets an identical man years later with a polar-opposite personality. Will her past allow her to love him?

11. In My RoomGermanyDrama1 Hour 60 Mins
Last day to watch on Topic: October 31st

Lost in life and beset by a recent passing, Armin has nowhere to go and just as much to show for himself. Fate (or something like it) intervenes when Armin awakes one morning and discovers that seemingly all of humanity has disappeared, leaving him to his limited devices and opening the door for self-discovery — but the gift of maximum freedom bears complications. Directed by Ulrich Kohler and starring Hans Low and Elena Radonicich. Screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

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