No Ordinary Love

No Ordinary Love

These films aren't your ordinary love stories. Enjoy a myriad of cinema that explores romance, relationships and all the emotions and complications that come with them. Featuring a range of films exploring sweet love and romance, what it means to be hurt and the consequences of revenge, and documentaries about political and societal barriers. No matter what you are in the mood for, the No Ordinary Love Collection will have a film for you.

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No Ordinary Love
  • Americano

    "Writer-director Kevin Noland effectively utilizes his fine young cast and the natural beauty and rich culture of northern Spain in amiably posing a timeless question of youth." - The Los Angeles Times

    Palm Springs International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival

    Chris McKinley, ...

  • Stuck

    Winner Canada Shorts Film Festival
    HollyShorts Film Festival
    Santa Monica International Film Festival

    A sex toy mishap leads to a night in the emergency room where a just broken-up couple are forced to confront their issues on love and relationships.

    Canada - 2018 - 14m
    Directed By: Corey Shurg...

  • Love During Wartime

    "a heartbreaking and unusually intimate account of a relationship impeded by geopolitics." The Atlantic

    Tribeca Film Festival
    CPH:DOX
    Göteborg International Film Festival

    The recently married couple Jasmin and Assi are forced to live separated. She lives in Berlin, he in Ramallah. They want des...

  • When You Need Them

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Winner Toronto International Film and Video Awards

    Marcos is a lonely, Argentinean computer whiz living in New York City. Marcos finds comfort in gadgets and technology networks and is isolated from most human interaction or any type of social network. In an attempt to make...

  • The Nikaido's Fall

    Hong Kong International Film Festival
    Nara International Film Festival

    Iranian filmmaker Ida Panahandeh directs this Japanese drama focussing on Tatsuya Nikaido, a middle-aged divorcee who runs an agricultural company and lives in a suburb with his daughter and mother. After his only son's death...

  • With You Always

    Newport Beach Film Festival
    Canadian Film Festival
    Blood in the Snow Festival

    Mark is a fool for love. With the help of his closest confidant, Kyle, he decides to go after the woman of his dreams. When Katie notices a creepy figure lurking outside her workplace, she hurries home. These clashing ...

  • The Elephant King

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Winner Brooklyn International Film Festival
    Winner Sacramento International Film Festival
    Cambridge Film Festival

    Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants ...

  • The Merchant of Venice

    "Pacino, tackling a tough trap of a role, raises the bar in a mesmerizing acting triumph." Rolling Stone

    Venice Film Festival (I mean, how could they say no??)
    Telluride Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival
    Hong Kong International Film Festival
    São Paulo International Film Festival
    ...

  • Legături Bolnăvicioase (Love Sick)

    "...a sensitive and tender observational portrait of falling for the first time - for the same gender - as experienced by two female co-eds." New York Magazine

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Chicago Film Festival
    Seattle Film Festival

    Love. It just happens. No rules. It’s Alex’s first year ...

  • Joint Body

    Chicago International Film Festival
    Winner Midwest Independent Film Festival
    Calgary International Film Festival

    A gritty noir crime drama about Nick (Pellgrino), a recent parolee, who is abandoned by his ex-wife and barred from seeing his young daughter. Trying to move on in his new life, Nick ...

  • Gitmek - My Marlon & Brando

    'a moving statement on war and the confining artificiality of borders' - Variety

    Winner Tribeca Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Melbourne International Film Festival

    Actress and writer Ayca falls in love with actor Hama Ali, famous for his performance as Iraq’s version of Su...

  • The Gold Rush

    The Little Tramp heads to Alaska to try his luck at searching for gold but gets more than he bargained for when he’s forced to deal with blizzards, criminals, and falling in love.

    USA - 1925 - 1h 28m
    Directed By: Charlie Chaplin
    Written By: Charlie Chaplin
    Starring: Charlie Chaplin

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    In fifteenth century Paris, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen. Meanwhile, a revolution is brewing… This film version of the Victor Hugo novel Notre Dame de Paris was a super-duper-spectacular as only Hollywood of the 1920s could make them, but it is never so large that it dw...

  • A Star Is Born

    Venice Film Festival
    Berlin Film Festival

    In her only Technicolor film, Janet Gaynor stars as Esther Blodgett, the small-town girl who dreams of Hollywood stardom, a role later played by Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Lady Gaga in the 1954, 1976, and 2018 remakes. Esther meets Danny McGuire ...

  • My Man Godfrey

    Edinburgh International Film Festival
    AFI Cinematheque

    Irene, an eccentric, wealthy Manhattanite, wins a society-ball scavenger hunt after finding a “forgotten man”—an apparent down-and-out drifter—at a dump. She hires him as the family butler and soon falls for him, driving her to to both woo G...

  • Charade

    After Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex (J...

  • Scarlet Street

    Locarno International Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    Venice Film Festival

    When the timid, middle-aged Chris Cross rescues a street-walking bad girl named Kitty from the gutters of Greenwich Village, he plunges headlong into a whirlpool of lust, larceny, deception, and revenge.
    ...

  • His Girl Friday

    "Perhaps the funniest, certainly the fastest talkie comedy ever made." Time Out

    Toronto International Film Festival Cinematheque
    98% on Rotten Tomatoes -- Certified Fresh
    Stockholm International Film Festival

    When hard-charging New York newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) discovers that ...

  • 1400

    flEXiff Film Festival Winner
    Montreal World Film Festival

    In 1400, four intertwined stories explore the notion of love in a hotel, how important love is, to what extremes we go to make it happen, but in difference situations and circumstances, the outcomes may be more than what we bargain for.
    ...

  • Crying Bitch

    SXSW Film Festival
    Fantasia Film Festival

    A man, who is having an affair with a young woman, gets home late as usual. But that night, he finds something wrong with his wife Satomi. Since then, he gets strayed into her dark side, the "labyrinth".

    Japan - 2018 - 14m
    Directed By: Reiki Tsuno
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