During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (Willem Dafoe) develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin (Oscar Isaac), van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.
A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
"Gets a lot of juice from [Noomi] Rapace’s multifaceted performance and an 'anything goes' approach to plot. --- Set in a near future where the government ruthlessly enforces a 'one child' policy, What Happened to Monday has Rapace playing illegal siblings who’ve been raised by their grandfather Terrence Settman (Willem Dafoe) to take turns pretending to be the same woman.
[Abel Ferrara’s] new film, Pasolini, stands as one of his best. Pier Paolo Pasolini was an outspoken Marxist intellectual and a film-maker of rare, taboo-busting talent (...). Ferrara clearly views the Italian as a kindred spirit, and his lush, reverent drama charts the director’s final 24 hours, winding towards a fateful rendezvous on the outskirts of Rome. It makes for a bewitching walk on the wild side, a film full of squalor and beauty, with Lou Reed’s Holly as its patron saint. Willem Dafoe is ideally cast as the great director, a raw-boned panther in middle-age.
When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man's true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist? Based on John le Carré's novel, A MOST WANTED MAN is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene.
Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes "John Carter" - a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). "John Carter" is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present.
In the year 2019, a plague has transformed most every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind. Directed by: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig Cast: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Isabel Lucas
A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. Written and directed by: Lars von Trier Cast: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg
The semi-autobiographical story centers on the complexities of love and commitment in a family torn apart when faced by an unexpected tragedy. Directed by: Dennis Lee Cast: Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Shannon Lucio, Hayden Panettiere, Ioan Gruffudd, George Newbern
Mr. Bean returns but not for long as he goes on his travels to the south of France - where mishap and mayhem begin. By the end Bean even has his video diaries at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by: Steve Bendelack Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened Paris, je t'aime is about the plurality of cinema in one mythic location: Paris, the City of Love. Twenty filmmakers will bring their own personal touch, underlining the wide variety of styles, genres, encounters and the various atmospheres and lifestyles that prevail in the neighborhoods of Paris. Each director has been given five minutes of freedom.