2015, Wild Bunch, 99 min, France/Canada, Dir: Éric Hannezo

Director Éric Hannezo reinvents Mario Bava’s masterpiece as a lean, brutal road trip with some of the most despicable characters ever, set to a thumping electro-score. On the run across country after a bank job goes desperately wrong, a gang of criminals steal cars and take hostages - a young woman and a man with kid in dire need of a doctor - and before long dark secrets are revealed, blood is spilt and the true nature of everyone in the car emerges. In French with English subtitles.

2012, 98 min, Belgium, Canada, France, Dir: David Lambert

Young pianist Paulo (Matila Malliarakis) is living, not entirely happily, with his girlfriend when he’s smitten with an Albanian bass player, Ilir (Guillaume Gouix). He moves in with the man, but on the day Paulo pledges to love him forever, Ilir leaves for a concert … and doesn’t come back. Director David Lambert’s feature debut was selected for International Critics’ Week at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. In French and Albanian with English subtitles.

2012, Urban Distribution, 95 min, Belgium, Dir: Francois Pirot

In director Francois Pirot’s funny and insightful feature debut, thirtysomething Simon (Arthur Dupont) leaves his job and girlfriend in the city to return to his rural village, where he runs into childhood friend Julien (Guillaume Gouix). The two had once dreamed of exploring the world together and, since they’re both out of work, they decide there’s no better time to make that dream a reality. They buy a huge RV, but when their road trip is delayed, they decide to start their adventure where they are - and in that not-so-mobile home wind up exploring what they really want from life. In French with English subtitles.

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