Mystery

Afterschool (2008) Antonio Campos, Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen, Drama, Mystery

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Having joined a recently created video club, a lowly prep-school sophomore – desensitized from reality by frequently viewed Internet imagery – accidentally captures on video the final moments of admired twin senior classmates dying from poisoned drugs. Rather than galvanize the school or this lad’s life in any profound or meaningful way, the tragedy causes barely a ripple in the already emotionally diminished and out-of-touch lives of everyone around.

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The Rendezvous / Le rendez-vous (1961) Jean Delannoy, Annie Girardot, Andréa Parisy, Odile Versois, Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Pierre, a rich man’s son-in-law, shares an illicit night-time kiss with his first wife, Madeleine. The same night sees the murder of Daniel, a two-bit photographer who made some risqué snapshots of Pierre’s sister-in-law, Daphné. Pierre reluctantly gives Daphné a false alibi, but then the police find out that Daniel was Madeleine’s lover. Madeleine, arrested, is in need of an alibi herself, but Pierre is already compromised, and other witnesses don’t back him up.

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Blood and Black Lace / Sei donne per l’assassino (1964) Mario Bava, Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Isabella, a young model is murdered by a mysterious masked figure at a boarding house run by Max Morlacchi and his lover Countess Cristiana Como. When Isabella’s boyfriend is suspected of the killing, her diary, which apparently has some incriminating evidence linking her to the killer, dissapears, the masked killer begins killing off all the models in and around the house to find the diary.

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Frog and Wombat (1998) Laurie Agard, Emily Lipoma, Katie Stuart, Ronny Cox, Mystery

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From her bedroom window, Alli (code name “Frog”) thinks that she has discovered the cover up of a serious crime. She is convinced that her new school principal has committed a murder, and she is going to prove it! When her best friend, Jane (code name “Wombat”), rejects this idea, a brazen Frog decides to set up surveillance, collect some evidence and break the case.

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