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New US Trailer for Dramedy 'Gaza Mon Amour' Starring Hiam Abbass

"The guy clearly likes you." Goldwyn Films has revealed the official US trailer for an indie dramedy from Palestine titled Gaza Mon Amour, the second feature by filmmakers Tarzan & Arab Nasser. It premiered at the 2020 Venice Film Festival last year, and it was submitted as Palestine's Best International Film entry for the 93rd Academy Awards (that were already held this year). Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Le...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Gaza, Palestine, Venice Film Festival, Indies, Leila, Issa, To Watch, Foreign Film, Hiam Abbass, Goldwyn, Siham, Tarzan Arab Nasser, Salim Dau Maisa Abd Elhadi George Iskandar


4K Restoration of Long-Lost Iranian Film 'Chess of the Wind' Trailer

"My lady, you should have confronted him earlier." Janus Films + Criterion Collection have released a new trailer for a 4K restoration of a long-lost, banned-from-the-world Iranian film titled Chess of the Wind, originally Shatranj-e baad. It first premiered in 1976 at the Tehran Film Festival, and has been updated and restored from the original copy for a 4K re-release this year. What's it about? The first lady of a noble house has died and now there is conflict between the remainders for t...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Iran, Martin Scorsese, To Watch, Foreign Film, 4K Restoration of Long Lost Iranian Film Chess


Another Trailer for Hong Kong Action 'Raging Fire' with Donnie Yen

"True action greatness!" Hi-Yah! has released one more official trailer for the "brutally entertaining" Hong Kong action film Raging Fire, which was already released in cinemas in the US a few months back. We've already posted a few trailers for this previously, but with a streaming release on the martial arts channel Hi-Yah! in October, they've dropped off another explosive trailer to enjoy. Donnie Yen stars as Shan, a highly respected hardline cop with a long history of success on dangerou...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, Trailer, US, NGO, Shan, Donnie Yen, Yah, To Watch, Foreign Film, Nicholas Tse, Kang Yu, Jeana Ho Ray Lui Patrick Tam Ben Lam Deep Ng, Hong Kong Action Raging Fire


New Trailer for 4K Restoration of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Horror 'Cure'

"People like to think a crime has meaning. But most of them don't." Criterion Collection has launched a new trailer for a 4K restoration and re-release of the Japanese horror masterpiece called Cure, from filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa. This originally premiered in 1997, and played at the Tokyo Film Festival, San Francisco & Toronto Film Festivals, though it never had a release in the west until 2001. Praised by Martin Scorsese, it's a "hypnotic & psychological" cinema experience that is "part a...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Martin Scorsese, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, To Watch, Foreign Film, Masato Hagiwara, Kōji Yakusho Tsuyoshi Ujiki Anna Nakagawa


Seductive US Teaser Trailer for Paul Verhoeven's 'Benedetta' Thriller

"The ways of the Lord are often terrifying." Or sometimes tantalizing. IFC Films has revealed a sultry official US teaser trailer Paul Verhoeven's latest film Benedetta, already infamously known as the "lesbian nuns" film. This rocked the 2021 Cannes Film Festival in the summer, playing at the festival and earning a mix of love and hate reviews (as expected with a Verhoeven film - don't let these opinions sway you). We also posted the full French trailer back then. A 15th-century nun at a co...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Cannes film festival, Paul Verhoeven, Indies, Tuscany Italy, To Watch, Foreign Film, Benedetta, Benedetta Carlini, Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia, Guilaine Londez, Benedetta Thriller


Georgian Film 'What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?' US Trailer

"The wind wanted to tell her that Lisa wouldn't be the only one to wake up with different looks the next day…" Mubi has unveiled an official trailer for an acclaimed indie film from Georgia titled What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?, which is an evocative title for this charming film about a young woman longing for a romantic encounter. It originally premiered at the 2021 Berlin Film Festival earlier this year, and many critics flipped for it. The film next plays at the New York, Vancouv...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Georgia, Lisa, Indies, Giorgi, To Watch, Foreign Film, Alexandre Koberidze, New York Vancouver London, Chicago Film Festivals, Ani Karseladze Giorgi Bochorishvili, Vakhtang Panchulidze


Official US Trailer for Acclaimed Taiwanese Horror Film 'Detention'

"Have you forgotten? Or are you just afraid?" Dekanalog Releasing has debuted an official US trailer for an acclaimed Taiwanese horror film titled Detention, directed by John Hsu. This originally opened in Taiwan back in 2019, and is finally showing in the US after playing at various festivals - including Fantasia, Busan, and the New York Asian Film Festival last year. Set in 1962 in Taiwan, during the time of the White Terror. Martial law is in full force. In a time of extreme repression, a...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Horror, US, Taiwan, To Watch, Foreign Film, John Hsu, Fantasia Busan


First Teaser Trailer for Festival Fave 'The Worst Person in the World'

"Do you realize what you're doing? What you're destroying?" Neon has unveiled the first US teaser trailer for an award-winning, instant favorite Norwegian film titled The Worst Person in the World, the latest from director Joachim Trier (Oslo August 31st, Louder Than Bombs, Thelma). This premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival in the summer, where I first flipped for it (here's my full review), and then Renate Reinsve won the Best Actress award starring as Julie. The Worst Person in the W...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Cannes film festival, Julie, Indies, Joachim Trier, To Watch, Foreign Film, Aksel, Anders Danielsen Lie, Renate Reinsve, Eivind, Herbert Nordrum


Promo Trailer for French Romance Film 'I Want To Talk About Duras'

"For the first time, a woman gave herself to me… It was total love." A festival promo trailer has debuted for the French romantic drama titled I Want To Talk About Duras, which is premiering at the 2021 San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this week. Originally known as Vous ne désirez que moi in French, which translates to You Only Want Me (this title is more alluring for sure), this is the latest fictional film from filmmaker Claire Simon, known for many of her docs as well as her narrativ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Spain, Andrea, Cesar, To Watch, Foreign Film, Marguerite Duras, Emmanuelle Devos, Duras, Claire Simon, Swann Arlaud, Yann Andréa, Manceaux, Michèle Manceaux Worth


New Trailer for 4K Re-Release of Trippy Underground Film 'Arrebato'

"Hallucinema!" Time to drop some acid and dive in. Altered Innocence has released a brand new trailer for the 4K restoration and re-release of the 1979 of Iván Zulueta's "cult masterpiece" 1979 feature Arrebato, which translates to Rapture. Described as "a dimension-shattering blend of heroin, sex, and Super-8 is the final word on cinemania. This towering feat of counterculture was the final film from Zulueta, Spanish cult filmmaker and movie poster designer." It's apparently Pedro Almodóvar...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Pedro Almodóvar, Zulueta, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Iván Zulueta, Eusebio Poncela Cecilia Roth


Official Netflix Trailer for Mysterious Spiritual Horror 'Fever Dream'

"Why do mothers always do that?" "Do what?" "Access the danger." Netflix has revealed an official trailer for a mysterious spiritual horror feature that was filmed in Chile, directed by a Peruvian filmmaker, called Fever Dream. It recently premiered at the 2021 San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain, and is arriving on Netflix this October. A young woman named Amanda lies in pain, while a young teenager named David urgently questions her, forcing her to unravel the truth of what happened to he...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Spain, David, Netflix, Chile, Amanda, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Samanta Schweblin Fever Dream


New US Trailer for Ryusuke Hamaguchi's 'Wheel of Fortune & Fantasy'

"Did you know that I was trying to tempt you this entire time?" Film Movement has revealed an official US trailer for the delightful Japanese film Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, from award-winning Japanese filmmaker Ryûsuke Hamaguchi. This originally premiered at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year, and it's one of my favorite films from this year's festival. Hamaguchi also premiered another brand new film in Cannes, titled Drive My Car, which won the Best Screenplay prize. Wheel of Fo...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Trailer, Berlin, US, Cannes, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Hamaguchi, Kotone Furukawa Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Katsuki Mori


US Trailer for Blerta Basholli's Award-Winning Film 'Hive' from Kosovo

"We're not doing this just for you, but for ourselves. For all of us." Zeitgeist Films has released an official US trailer for an acclaimed, award-winning indie drama titled Hive, marking the feature directorial debut of talented Kosovan filmmaker Blerta Basholli. This won three awards at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year - the Audience Award, Directing Award, and Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema section. Fahrije's husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She set...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Hive, Kosovo, Eastern Europe, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Zeitgeist Films, Honeyland, Blerta Basholli, Fahrije, Yllka Gashi


New US Trailer for France's 'De Gaulle' Biopic with Lambert Wilson

"If history makes men, some men make history." Samuel Goldwyn Films has released an official US trailer for the French biopic drama De Gaulle, about the legendary French politician Charles de Gaulle. The film takes place during World War II, just as France is dealing with the Nazi army invading their country. It already opened in France last year, and is finally arriving in the US this fall. Set in France, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse...
Tags: London, Movies, Trailer, France, US, Charles de Gaulle, Samuel Goldwyn, Tim Hudson, Yvonne, To Watch, Foreign Film, de Gaulle, Benedetta, Lambert Wilson, De Gaulle Biopic, Isabelle Carré


US Trailer for Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Hitchcockian Thriller 'Wife of a Spy'

"I called you here to tell you to be prepared." Kino Lorber has revealed an official US trailer for a Japanese thriller called Wife of a Spy, which initially premiered at the 2020 Venice Film Festival last year. The film won a Silver Lion award there for Best Director, given to prolific Japanese filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa, who works non-stop making films – his latest was To the Ends of the Earth before this. Kurosawa's Wife of a Spy is described as a "riveting, gorgeously crafted, old-school...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Earth, Kurosawa, Takahashi, Manchuria, Kino Lorber, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, To Watch, Foreign Film, Hitchockian, Masahiro Higashide


Official US Trailer for Snowy French Crime Drama 'Only the Animals'

"Ducat's wife is still missing." Cohen Media Group has released an official trailer for Only the Animals (originally Seules les Bêtes), a French crime drama from German filmmaker Dominik Moll (With a Friend Like Harry, The Monk) that is finally opening in the US this fall. This premiered back in 2019 and already opened in France and most of Europe. Following the disappearance of a woman during a snowstorm, five strangers in a remote mountain town are caught up in a mystery that spans contine...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Trailer, France, US, Cohen Media Group, Dominik Moll, To Watch, Foreign Film, Jenny Bellay


Official Trailer for Thai Romance 'Love Battle' About Love Insurance

"I think you guys watch too much soap opera." CJ Entertainment has revealed two new official trailers for the Thai romantic comedy called Love Battle, from a filmmaker named Wirat Hengkongdee making his second feature film. This already opened in Thailand in 2019, and is finally coming to the US soon. Tan is an insurance actuary who has calculated the survival probability of romantic relationships. He comes up with a new insurance policy called "Love Insurance", after being hurt and betrayed...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Thailand, Tan, To Watch, Foreign Film, CJ Entertainment, Wirat Hengkongdee, Esther Supreeleela Prama Imanotai, Jeed Tan


New US Trailer for Acclaimed B&W Comedy 'El Planeta' Set in Spain

"A playful riff of art-imitating-life." Utopia has revealed the first official US trailer for an acclaimed indie film titled El Planeta, set in Spain, made by an Argentinian filmmaker who lives in Brooklyn. This initially premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival this year to some rave reviews. And it also stopped by New Directors/New Films, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Rooftop Films, and more fests. El Planeta is a dark comedy exploring contemporary poverty, female desire, and the always com...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Spain, Brooklyn, Utopia, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Kajillionaire, El Planeta, W Comedy El Planeta Set, Amalia Ulman Ale Ulman Nacho Vigalondo, Zhou Chen Another


Stunning First Teaser for Paolo Sorrentino's 'The Hand of God' Film

"Do you have a story to tell??" Netflix has revealed the first teaser trailer for The Hand of God, the latest film from acclaimed Italian filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino (of Il Divo, This Must Be the Place, The Great Beauty, Youth). This is premiering in just a few weeks at the upcoming 2021 Venice Film Festival and it's easily one of my most anticipated. This trailer is so good that final shot of him yelling out "Si!!" gives me chills. Sorrentino is telling his own story of growing up in Naples,...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Indies, Sorrentino, To Watch, Foreign Film, Filippo Scotti, Massimiliano Gallo


New Trailer for Peruvian Animated Film 'Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon'

"You are the hope… you just need to believe in yourself!" Signature Ent. has debuted the official UK trailer for an animated feature titled Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon, a Peru + Netherlands co-production from filmmakers Richard Claus & Jose Zelada. In the spirit of Moana and Frozen, Ainbo is the epic journey of a young hero and her Spirit Guides, "Dillo" a cute and humorous armadillo and "Vaca" a goofy oversized tapir, who embark on a quest to save their home in the spectacular Amazon Rainfo...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Movies, Trailer, Animation, Moana, Joe Hernandez, To Watch, Foreign Film, VACA, Signature Ent, Peru Netherlands, Richard Claus Jose Zelada, Frozen Ainbo


A Fisherman's Dilemma - First Trailer for Acclaimed Malta Film 'Luzzu'

"If you change every piece of a boat… is it still the same boat?" Kino Lorber has unveiled the official US trailer for an acclaimed indie film from the tiny island nation of Malta titled Luzzu, which first premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year where it won a Special Jury Prize for non-professional lead actor Jesmark Scicluna. Set on the island following an old school fisher, a man risks everything to provide for his wife and newborn son by entering Malta's black-mark...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Malta, Indies, Kino Lorber, Luchino Visconti, Dardenne, Ramin Bahrani, Scicluna, To Watch, Foreign Film, Luzzu, Alex Camilleri, Jesmark Scicluna, Michela Farrugia David Scicluna Frida Cauchi


Festival Trailer for Croatian Drama 'The Staffroom' Set at a School

"You've setup this meeting and cornered me!" Screen Daily has debuted an early festival promo trailer for this intense indie drama titled The Staffroom, the latest from Croatian filmmaker Sonja Tarokic tackling a sensitive topic - education and schooling. This is premiering in a few weeks at the 2021 Karlovy Vary Film Festival in Czechia, one of my favorite fests, and it looks like a serious discovery that should shake things up. The film is about a new counselor in a school named Anamarija,...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Czechia, Maren Ade, Sonja Tarokic, Anamarija, Marina Redžepović, Stojan Matavulj Nives Ivanković Maja Posavec, Sandra Lončarić


Promo Trailer for Croatian Drama 'The Staffroom' Set at a School

"You've setup this meeting and cornered me!" Screen Daily has debuted an early festival promo trailer for this intense indie drama titled The Staffroom, the latest from Croatian filmmaker Sonja Tarokic tackling a sensitive topic - education and schooling. This is premiering in a few weeks at the 2021 Karlovy Vary Film Festival in Czechia, one of my favorite fests, and it looks like a serious discovery that should shake things up. The film is about a new counselor in a school named Anamarija,...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Czechia, Maren Ade, Sonja Tarokic, Anamarija, Marina Redžepović, Stojan Matavulj Nives Ivanković Maja Posavec, Sandra Lončarić


Alex Lutz Vies for Tennis Glory in French Drama 'Final Set' US Trailer

"It would hurt less if you won the match quicker." Film Movement has released an official US trailer for an indie French sports drama called Final Set, also known as Cinquième Set in French - which translates directly to 5th Set. This initially premiered at a few film festivals in Europe last year, and also played at the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in the US and the RiverRun Film Festival earlier this year. Thomas was once renowned as a young tennis prodigy, but never had the career he ho...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Trailer, US, Thomas, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Rendez Vous, Alex Lutz, Thomas J Edison, Jürgen Briand, Damien Thosso


Nicolas Cage in Sion Sono's Epic 'Prisoners of the Ghostland' Trailer

"How do I get out of here?" "You must surrender to fate!" RLJE Films has revealed the official trailer for a wacky, they-don't-make-’em-like-they-used-to, ultra violent action comedy from the Japanese director Sion Sono, called Prisoners of the Ghostland. This first premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival this year, and it will also be playing at the Fantasia and London Film Festivals next. Nicolas Cage stars as the prisoner, known as "Hero", and he's strapped with leather suit that wil...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Nicolas Cage, Indies, Sion Sono, To Watch, Foreign Film, London Film Festivals, Yuzuka Nakaya


First Trailer for Modern Swedish Teen Romance 'JJ+E' aka 'Vinterviken'

"I've never felt like this" Netflix has released an official trailer for a passionate young love film titled JJ+E, which is a reference to the two lovers in this: John-John and Elisabeth. Set in Stockholm in 2021, the film is also known as Vinterviken or Vinterviken 2021 in Sweden, a reference to the swimming place where they go (see Google Maps) on the outskirts of Stockholm. The two youngsters are raised in the same city, yet they live light years apart, separated economically, socially an...
Tags: Google, Movies, Sweden, Trailer, US, Netflix, Stockholm, John John, To Watch, Foreign Film, Elisabeth Set, Mats Wahl, Mustapha Aarab, Elsa Öhrn, Simon Mezher


Full Japanese Trailer for Japan's Remake of Sci-Fi Horror 'Cube' Film

Cinema Today in Japan has released the full official trailer for the Japanese remake of the classic indie sci-fi horror film Cube, with the same name again. We featured a teaser trailer earlier this year, but there's even more freaky footage in this full trailer. The official website contains this cryptic message: "No one can resist the overwhelming order that Cube brings… Is it hope or despair that lurks in the abyss of myself? Soon, you too are in Cube. No, it may already be inside." Well ...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Trailer, Horror, Vincenzo Natali, Shimizu, To Watch, Foreign Film, Hikaru Tashiro


Official US Trailer for '499' Film About a Time-Traveling Conquistador

"Do the traumas of the past stay with us?" The Cinema Guild has unveiled a new US trailer for a fantastic indie discovery from Spain, a docu-drama hybrid titled 499. We originally covered this last year when a festival promo trailer dropped, but the film is now getting a theatrical US release at the end of the summer. Which is great news! I hope some intrepid cinephiles go out and watch this. The film mixes documentary footage from Latin America, along with a simple story of a time traveler....
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Mexico, US, Spain, Documentaries, Latin America, To Watch, Foreign Film, Cinema Guild, Eduardo San Juan


New Trailer for 'The Collini Case' About a Legal Scandal from Germany

"You can't defend someone like him." Peccadillo Pictures in the UK has unveiled a new official UK trailer for the German legal thriller The Collini Case, from German filmmaker Marco Kreuzpaintner. This originally opened in Germany back in 2019, but is only now getting an official UK release in cinemas this September. Apparently this also opened in the US online last year, but we haven't heard about it until now, time to catch up with it anyway. Based on the international best-seller by Ferdi...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Germany, US, Indies, To Watch, Foreign Film, Elyas M Barek, Ferdinand von Schirach, Marco Kreuzpaintner, Peccadillo Pictures, Caspar Leinen, Manfred Zapatka


Donnie Yen in Full US Trailer for Hong Kong Action Film 'Raging Fire'

"We'll catch these dirtbags tonight." Well Go USA has debuted the full US trailer for the Hong Kong action film Raging Fire, from filmmaker Benny Chan (who passed away last year - this is his final film). Raging Fire will arrive in the US starting in a few weeks this August, after already opening first in China & HK - we posted a teaser a few months back. Donnie Yen stars as Shan, a righteous cop who's is admired by the police force for solving so many cases. One day, his past comes back to ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Usa, Movies, Trailer, China, US, NGO, Shan, Donnie Yen, To Watch, Foreign Film, Benny Chan, Nicholas Tse, Kang Yu, Jeana Ho Ray Lui Patrick Tam Ben Lam Deep Ng, Hong Kong Action Film Raging Fire