Romance and murder walk side by side in this psychological drama from Spain. A serial killer has been plying his grisly trade in a small town in Spain, murdering young girls and leaving their bodies in a nearby forest. A police inspector is sent in to investigate – his first case outside tumultuous Basque County in 14 years.
La Sirène Rouge / Red Siren (2002) Olivier Megaton, Jean-Marc Barr, Asia Argento, Frances Barber, Crime, Thriller, Action
Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal.
Fanatic / Die! Die! My Darling! (1965) Silvio Narizzano, Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan, Horror, Thriller
Patricia Carroll arrives in London to get married with her fiancé Alan Glentower. However, the stubborn Pat decides to pay a visit in the country to Mrs. Trefoile, the mother of her former fiancé Stephen, who died in a car accident. Once there, the religious fanatic Mrs. Trefoile insists to Pat to stay overnight to go to the mass on the next morning.
Zvenenje v glavi / Headnoise (2002) Andrej Kosak, Jernej Sugman, Ksenija Misic, Uros Potocnik, Thriller
In Yugoslavia’s Livada prison in 1970, inmates led by Keber convince reluctant authorities to let them watch the televised Olympic final basketball game between the home country and the U.S., but taunting guards interrupt the viewing and prod the prisoners to the point of a riot.
Dragonfly / Øyenstikker (2001) Marius Holst, Kim Bodnia, Mikael Persbrandt, Maria Bonnevie, Drama, Thriller
Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always find you. Someday someone will be at your door.
Amores perros / Love’s a Bitch (2000) Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Drama, Thriller
Three interconnected stories about the different strata of life in Mexico City all resolve with a fatal car accident. Octavio is trying to raise enough money to run away with his sister-in-law, and decides to enter his dog Cofi into the world of dogfighting.
Budbringeren / Junk Mail (1997) Pål Sletaune, Robert Skjærstad, Andrine Sæther, Per Egil Aske, Comedy, Thriller
Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy’s quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he doesn’t know it at the time, his and her fate are about to intertwine and this is not going to be to his benefit.
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010) Svetozar Ristovski, William Forsythe, Jesse Moss, Emma Lahana, Crime, Drama, Thriller
1993. Overachieving college student Jason Moss, fascinated by serial crime, decides to write his criminology class term paper on John Wayne Gacy, who is on death row and scheduled to be executed in six months time. Jason’s criminology professor, Mr. Harris, will only allow Jason to write his paper on Gacy if Jason can come up with a fresh angle, as he himself believes the topic of serial killers is already overexposed.
L’année des méduses / Year of the Jellyfish (1984) Christopher Frank, Bernard Giraudeau, Valérie Kaprisky, Caroline Cellier, Thriller, Drama, Romance, Erotic
Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother’s lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.