AFPL Bookends – Festival de Cannes Winners

Get prepped for the Cannes film festival with a few previous winners!

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Pulp Fiction

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

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DVD


Taxi Driver

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

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DVD

Binge Box


The Pianist

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

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DVD


Farewell My Concubine

The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.

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DVD


American Honey

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

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DVD

Blu-Ray


The Sweet Hereafter

A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems.

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DVD


Gomorrah

An inside look at Italy’s modern crime families.

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DVD


The Piano

A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

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DVD


Alfie

An unrepentant ladies’ man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.

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DVD


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

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DVD


Dogtooth

Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.

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DVD

Blu-Ray



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