Mystery

Rear Window (1954) Alfred Hitchcock, James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Mystery, Thriller

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Professional photographer L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff enlists the help of his high society fashion-consultant girlfriend Lisa Freemont and his visiting nurse Stella to investigate.

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The Disappearance of Finbar (1996) Sue Clayton, Luke Griffin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sean Lawlor, Drama, Mystery

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Finbar Flynn is a working-class boy living in a grim concrete jungle in Dublin. When he has the chance to play for Zurich Grasshoppers FC, things go wrong and, with the disappointment of a whole community on his shoulders, Finbar jumps from a motorway flyover and disappears – and his body is never found. His best friend Danny creates a ‘Find Finbar’ committee and releases a pop song in his memory, but Finbar still remains missing. That is, until Danny receives a phone call in the middle of the night.

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975) Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Comedy, Crime, Musical, Mystery, Romance

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Comic actor Gene Wilder made his debut as a writer and director in this period comedy in which he plays Sigerson Holmes, the older bother of famous detective Sherlock Holmes. For years, Sigerson has been living in his little brother’s shadow, and he is convinced that he must constantly prove his superiority to his brother in all things at all times. Of course, he often fails, but one can’t argue with his determination.

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La llorona / The Crying Woman (1960) René Cardona, María Elena Marqués, Eduardo Fajardo, Luz María Aguilar, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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The Mexican horror film La Llorona begins with a very happy young woman named Margarita (Luz Mara Aguilar) who is planning her wedding to the love of her life. Her uncle (Carlos Lopez Moctezuma) refuses to give his blessing to the union. She goes through with the marriage and soon gives birth to a son named Jorgito. When he gets older, Jorgito learns that the family suffers from a curse that causes woman to kill their children. In order to keep the curse from perpetuating itself, Jorgito begins plotting the murder of Margarita.

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Pociag / Night Train (1959) Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Lucyna Winnicka, Leon Niemczyk, Teresa Szmigielówna, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Two strangers, Jerzy (Leon Niemczyk) and Marta (Lucyna Winnicka), accidentally end up holding tickets for the same sleeping chamber on an overnight train to the Baltic Sea coast. While handsome, well dressed and rather laconic, Jerzy seems ill at ease, while Marta is not talkative and would prefer to be alone. Staszek (Zbigniew Cybulski) is a student and Marta’s spurned lover, and will not leave her alone. When the police enter the train in search of a murderer on the lam, rumors fly and everything seems to point toward one of the main characters as the culprit.

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Evolution / Évolution (2015) Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Max Brebant, Roxane Duran, Julie-Marie Parmentier, Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Nicolas is a boy living on a remote island set in the future, or another planet – or is it a dream? His village consists of white-painted houses located above the sea with a volcanic rock and black sand coastline, populated by young women and boys all of a similar age to Nicolas. Whilst swimming, Nicolas makes a discovery in the ocean, which is shrugged off my his mother, who, like all the women in the town has tied-back hair, is pale and wears a simple thin beige dress.

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The Night Has Eyes (1942) Leslie Arliss, James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of Stephen, one-time pianist shellshocked in the Spanish Civil War. Doris flees as soon as the flood subsides; but Marian’s suspicions about Evelyn’s fate, in conflict with her growing love for Stephen, prompt her to stay on among the misty bogs.

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Amor eterno / Everlasting Love (2014) Marçal Forés, Joan Bentallé, Aimar Vega, Sonny Smith, Drama, Mystery

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This film from the director who made Animals (2012), replicates the same quietly brooding atmosphere as aforementioned film. A shy introvert teenage boy accidentally crosses paths with his teacher in a cruising area in the local woods, and thereafter attempts to strike up a love affair with him. The romance that ensues is of a tenebrous kind. Moreover, strange secondary characters and bizarre incidents foreshadow something gloomy to occur.

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