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Films with: Swinton, Tilda

Adaptation
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.
DVD 1907
Beach
"A young American backpacker ... on a secret, deceptively perfect beach ... will discover that 'heaven on earth' can instantly change into a jungle of seduction and danger"--Container.
DVD 2976
Bigger splash
It's the story of a famous rock star vacationing with her lover on a remote Italian island. While the couple basks in the foreshadowing heat of the Mediterranean sun, their lives are soon disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old flame and his seductive daughter, creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and, ultimately, danger for everyone involved.
DVD 11875
Burn after reading
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees.
DVD 6395
Chronicles of Narnia.
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
DVD 6134
Curious case of Benjamin Button
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read.
DVD 6556
Derek
Cinematic commemoration of the life, times, and work of UK filmmaker and artist Derek Jarman.
DVD 7436
Edward II
King Edward II enfuriates his queen and imperils his throne by bringing his lover Gaveston to court.
DVD 5025
Hail, Caesar!
An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.
DVD 11631
Io sono l'amore I am love /
The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair.
DVD 7744
Limits of control
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. His journey, paradoxically both intently focused and dreamlike, takes him not only across Spain but also through his own consciousness.
DVD 7805
Man from London
Lonely railway worker Maloin leads a simple, humdrum life with his teenage daughter and high-strung wife at the edge of an infinite sea. He barely notices the world around him, and has already accepted its slow and inevitable deterioration. His inner life is suddenly thrown into chaos after he stumbles upon a deadly business transaction that leaves him with a money-stuffed suitcase and guilty conscience for a crime he didn't commit.
DVD 8882
Michael Clayton
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life.
DVD 5403
Moonrise kingdom
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.
DVD 9213
Only lovers left alive
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
DVD 10538
Orlando
"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container.
DVD 1301
Snowpiercer
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful live.
DVD 10682
Stephanie Daley
When 16 year old Stephanie Daley faces murder charges in connection with the death of her baby, pregnant forensic-psychologist Lydie Crane is tapped to unravel the truth. Stephanie claims to have been unaware of her condition, but as their sessions intensify, Stephanie's state of denial and Lydie's fears regarding her own pregnancy reveal a destiny that intertwines them both.
DVD 7554
Thumbsucker
At 17, Justin Cobb releases his anxiety by sucking his thumb, which makes him more of an outcast than he already is. As he seeks treatment for his habit, it causes big changes for him and those around him.
DVD 4274
Trainwreck
Since she was little, it's been drilled into Amy's head by her dad that monogamy isn't realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo; enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment, but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners, Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups might be on to something.
DVD 11297
Volcano saga Iceland, 1985 /
After a car wreck, a woman experiences a dream fantasy of a woman living in Iceland 1,000 years ago; special visual effects provide a surrealistic ambience.
DVD 12062
War requiem
The horrors of war and the pacifist sentiments expressed in Benjamin Britten's War requiem and the poems of Wilfred Owen are evoked in scenes and vignettes illustrating death and suffering in World War I.
DVD 7484
War zone
Tom (Cunliffe), an alienated 15-year-old, forced to move away from his friends in London when his family relocates to rural Devon, struggles with the change and becomes an observer of the family. His mother (Swinton) is pregnant, his father (Winstone) is vocally abusive, and his 18 year old sister (Belmont) is sexually active. Troubled by his own emerging sexuality, the boy comes to suspect his father and sister have had an incestuous relationship. Isolated, confused and consumed by anger, Tom is determined to expose his family's dark secret before it destroys them all.
DVD 2416
We need to talk about Kevin
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
DVD 8963
Women, war & peace
Challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain and reveals the central role of women in the quest for peace and justice in modern warfare.
DVD 9103
Young Adam
Joe works on a barge run by Les. Ella may have been the boss's wife, but Joe couldn't have cared less. Their torrid affair takes his mind off the beautiful dead girl found floating in the river. Her name was Cathie, and Joe was the last person to see her alive. Only Joe know's whether Cathie's death was a suicide, an accident or murder. And the shocking truth could save the life of an innocent man, or send a guilty one to the gallows.
DVD 3104
Zero theorem
The story about a computer hacker in a dystopian sci-fi world. Living under constant surveillance by 'Management,' he strives to solve The Zero Theorem, a mathematical formula that may hold the key to the meaning of life.
DVD 10955