"An adaptation of Stephen McGeagh's novel of the same name, Habit begins with almost Loachean levels of social realism, dealing with depression, addiction, alcoholism and other harsh, urban realities – until it lurches violently into another, altogether more fantastical, yet no less believable direction.
1 h 30 min
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into animals and sent off into The Woods. Language: English / Subtitles: Finnish
1 h 59 min
Based on Posy Simmonds’ beloved graphic novel of the same name (which was itself inspired by Thomas Hardy’s classic Far From the Madding Crowd) this wittily modern take on the romantic English pastoral is a far cry from Hardy’s Wessex. Tamara Drewe’s present-day English countryside - stocked with pompous writers, rich weekenders, bourgeois bohemians, a horny rock star, and a great many Buff Orpington chickens and Belted Galloway cows - is a much funnier place. When Tamara Drewe sashays back to the bucolic village of her youth, life for the locals is thrown upside down.
1 h 53 min