THE LAST FACE Drama
Miguel (Javier Bardem), a Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm’s way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings. Wren (Charlize Theron) is the spokesperson for an organization that funds medical assistance for impoverished nations the world over. They meet in Liberia, where Wren is immediately impressed with Miguel’s selflessness, medical skill and charm. They begin a torrid affair, one they must learn to balance with their important work.
Director: Sean Penn Cast: Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adèle Exarchopoulos
RETURN TO THE HIDING PLACE Drama, History, Thriller
Resistance fighter Piet Hartog, witnessing atrocities to the Jews, is drawn by his beautiful love Aty and her Aunt Corrie into the web of espionage and clandestine activities in the Hiding Place. Here he joins brilliant young physics student and resistance journalist Hans Poley and embarks on a nonstop, action-packed hunt through underground tunnels, Gestapo hijacks, daring rescues, codes in windswept old windmills, and stunning miracles in one of history’s most famous dramas. Climaxing in the rescue of an entire orphanage of Jewish children marked for mass execution by Hitler’s assassins, audiences will cheer and weep at this exciting but sobering tale.
Directors: Peter C. Spencer, Josiah Spencer Cast: John Rhys-Davies, Mimi Sagadin,
Craig Robert Young, David Thomas Jenkins, Rachel Spencer Hewitt, Stass Klassen
THE SARATOV APPROACH Action, Drama, Thriller
Inspired by actual events, this is the untold story of Elders Travis Tuttle and Andrew Propst and their week-long abduction in Saratov, Russia. On what seemed like any other day during their two-year LDS missions, Elders Travis Tuttle (Corbin Allred) and Andrew Propst (Maclain Nelson) are approached by Nikolai (Nikita Bogolyubov) to meet a friend. But then the missionaries experience the unimaginable – kidnapped, beaten, and held for ransom for nearly a week – on the other side of the world in Saratov, Russia. While their family, friends and the world pray for their safe return, Tuttle and Propst are tested physically, emotionally and most of all – spiritually.
Director: Garrett Batty Cast: Corbin Allred, Maclain Nelson, Nikita Bogolyubov
GET OUT Horror, Mystery
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
Director: Jordan Peele Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford