AMNESIA
2015, Film Movement, 96 min, Switzerland/France, Dir: Barbet Schroeder

This 1990s-set tale of German expats brings director Barbet Schroeder back to Ibiza, the scene of his debut feature, though the soundtrack here is techno rather than Pink Floyd. Twenty-something composer Jo (Max Riemelt) has come over from Berlin hoping to get a job as a DJ in the new nightclub on the island, Amnesia. Martha (Marthe Keller) has been living alone in her house facing the sea for 40 years. One night Jo knocks on her door; they become friends even as the mysteries around her accumulate: that cello in the corner she refuses to play, the German language she refuses to speak. Costarring Bruno Ganz. "A simple yet poignant drama with sharp historical undertones." - Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter.


AU GALOP
2012, Pyramid Distribution, 93 min, France, Dir: Louis-Do de Lencquesaing

Writer-director Louis-Do de Lencquesaing makes his feature debut with this film, in which he also stars as Paul Bastherlain, a writer living with his teenage daughter. Coworker Ada (Valentina Cervi of TV’s “True Blood”) is married with a child of her own, but when Paul’s father dies, she begins an affair with Paul that throws both lives into overdrive. Costarring Marthe Keller as Paul’s suddenly widowed mother, this warm and knowing dramedy has much to say about how love evolves as we move through life. In French with English subtitles.


MARATHON MAN
1976, Paramount, 125 min, USA, Dir: John Schlesinger

Nail-biting political thriller with Dustin Hoffman investigating the death of his government agent brother, Roy Scheider - and running smack into Nazi-on-the-run Laurence Olivier, in one of his most wildly entertaining performances. Marthe Keller earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Hoffman’s ill-fated girlfriend.


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