Handpicked foreign films from festivals around the world

Welcome to Deluxe Acquisitions, your destination for artistically important films from around the world. Showcasing a eclectic selection of exclusive films not shown elsewhere, carefully selected for Deluxe Cinema's true cinephiles. Deluxe Acquisitions strives to bypass much of the cinematic mediocrity to focus exclusively on the good, the great, the rare and the unusual. 


One Nation, One King

Paris, 1789. The Bastille has been stormed and a breath of liberty blows through the streets of Paris. Françoise, a young washerwoman, and Basile, without a family or a name, discover the unique exhilaration of love and revolution. With their friends and the working-class people of Paris, they begin to realise dreams of emancipation in the newly formed assembly where they witness, with both hopes and doubts, the creation of a new political system. Their debates and the riots on the streets hold the fate of their once sacred king and the birth of a republic. Freedom has a story.

One Nation, One King

Paris, 1789. The Bastille has been stormed and a breath of liberty blows through the streets of Paris. Françoise, a young washerwoman, and Basile, without a family or a name, discover the unique exhilaration of love and revolution. With their friends and the working-class people of Paris, they begin to realise dreams of emancipation in the newly formed assembly where they witness, with both hopes and doubts, the creation of a new political system. Their debates and the riots on the streets hold the fate of their once sacred king and the birth of a republic. Freedom has a story.
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In Safe Hands

Theo is a newborn – under French law, his birth mother has the right to give the State jurisdiction over Theo’s future. The mother has 60 days to reflect on her decision and reverse it, or not. One government agency takes care of such babies during the period of uncertainty, another springs into action to place the child with appropriate adoption parents. The process is gut-wrenching and fraught with complications. Pupille is the story of “Theo meets Alice” (Élodie Bouchez), a 41-year old who has fought for 10 years to adopt a child.

In Safe Hands

Theo is a newborn – under French law, his birth mother has the right to give the State jurisdiction over Theo’s future. The mother has 60 days to reflect on her decision and reverse it, or not. One government agency takes care of such babies during the period of uncertainty, another springs into action to place the child with appropriate adoption parents. The process is gut-wrenching and fraught with complications. Pupille is the story of “Theo meets Alice” (Élodie Bouchez), a 41-year old who has fought for 10 years to adopt a child.
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Last Year at Marienbad

In this unconventional French drama, a group of unnamed aristocrats interact at a palatial château, resulting in an enigmatic tale told partially in flashback. X (Giorgio Albertazzi) is convinced that he has met the beautiful A (Delphine Seyrig) before in the Czech resort town of Marienbad, and implies they had a romantic relationship. M (Sacha Pitoeff), who may be A's husband or boyfriend, confronts her mysterious suitor, leading to conflict and questions about the truth behind his story.

WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING

"Profoundly mysterious and disturbing, a para-surrealist masterpiece whose nightmarish scenario appears to have been absorbed from Buñuel and Antonioni and transmitted onward to Greenaway." - Guardian

"Marienbad is elegantly hermetic, ravishing waxworks that has stillness at its heart." - Boston Globe

Last Year at Marienbad

In this unconventional French drama, a group of unnamed aristocrats interact at a palatial château, resulting in an enigmatic tale told partially in flashback. X (Giorgio Albertazzi) is convinced that he has met the beautiful A (Delphine Seyrig) before in the Czech resort town of Marienbad, and implies they had a romantic relationship. M (Sacha Pitoeff), who may be A's husband or boyfriend, confronts her mysterious suitor, leading to conflict and questions about the truth behind his story.

WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING

"Profoundly mysterious and disturbing, a para-surrealist masterpiece whose nightmarish scenario appears to have been absorbed from Buñuel and Antonioni and transmitted onward to Greenaway." - Guardian

"Marienbad is elegantly hermetic, ravishing waxworks that has stillness at its heart." - Boston Globe
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