Movies by Mills (September 2014)

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FILMFEST FOLLOWER MbM RECOMMENDS Venice Film Festival 27th August — 6th September 2014

BIRDMAN (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Starring: Michael Keaton. Zach Galifianakis. Edward Norton. Andrea Riseborough. Amy Ryan. Emma Stone. Naomi Watts. A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

LA RANCON DE LA GLOIRE Directed by Xavier Beauvois Starring: Benoit Poelvoorde. Roschdy Zem. Seti Gmach. Chiara Mastroianni. Nadine Labak. Dolores Chaplin. Thieves plot to steal Charlie Chaplin’s coffin in 1977.

99 HOMES Directed by Ramin Bahrani Starring: Andrew Garfield. Michael Shannon. Laura Dern. Noah Lomax. A father struggles to get back his home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real estate broker who is the source of his frustration.

SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY Directed by Peter Bogdanovich Starring: Owen Wilson. Imogen Potts. Jennifer Aniston. Rhys Ifans. Kathryn Hahn. A married Broadway director falls for a prostitute-turned actress and helps to advance her career

DEAREST Directed by Petitr Ho-Sun Chan Starring: Zhao Wei. Huang Bo. A story centred around a couple living in a remote village and dealing with the disappearance of their missing son.

HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT Directed by Josh & Ben Safdie Starring: Arielle Holmes. Caleb Landry Jones. A vagabond couple in New York City battling addiction amidst a manic love affair. 28