The characters deal with the materialism and anti-immigrant furor of Thatcher's England—elements that feel just a little bit too relevant at the moment. Tell It to the Bees dir. As the title suggests, this isn't a single film but a trio of interlinked shorts, three portraits of the artist as a young, middle-aged and old man. Julianne Moore and Annette Bening play lesbian mothers to two teenagers whose blissful modern family is rocked when their kids seek out their sperm-doner father played by Mark Ruffalo. What begins as a contentious friendship turns into a full-blown love affair as the two young men spend their idle summer days in the lush Mediterranean locale, bracing themselves for an inevitable heartbreak. Watch it for the knockout all-woman cast and the barbed-wire dialogue:
This wild and at times psychedelic film stars Paul Hamy as a avid bird watcher who gets more than he bargains for on a camping trip in the woods of northern Portugal.
Orion Classics. Clear your history. Leave a legacy. Two boyhood friends are separated due to the disappearance of the sister of one of them, then later meet again as teenagers, when one of them has become a pop singer, and they discover feelings that they did not know they had.