INTERNATIONAL FILM SERIES at the Holland Community Center
Mystery and Suspense Thrillers
Friday, September 9, 2016
Tell No One (France, NR; 125 min.)
Pediatrician Dr. Alexandre Beck’s beloved wife Margot was brutally murdered by a notorious serial killer eight years earlier. Although once a suspect, Alexandre was eventually cleared by the police. However, he still mourns her loss. On the eighth anniversary of her murder, Margot emails him…
Friday, October 14, 2016
Nine Queens (Argentina, R; 110 min.)
Marcos and Juan are two low-level con artists who come across the opportunity to sell a forged set of very rare stamps known as the Nine Queens. As the two swindlers work on their latest con, they come into contact with a rogue’s gallery of thieves, swindlers, conmen, and pickpockets to the point where no one knows who is conning who.
Friday, November 11, 2016
The Vanishing (Netherlands, NR; 105 min.)
Rex and Saskia, a young couple taking a road trip to France, stop at gas station and rest stop where Saskia disappears without a trace. Rex obsessively struggles to find out what happened to her. Three years later, he begins to receive letters from a man claiming to have kidnapped her, fueling with a greater intensity Rex’s quest for Saskia in a plot that turns more twisted than he could have imagined.
Friday, January 13, 2017
Jack Strong (Poland, NR; 123 min.)
This is the true story of a Polish army officer who decided to spy for the U.S. in order to save Soviet-controlled Poland from possible nuclear annihilation during the Cold War. He must evade the ever-closing grip of the KGB as it tries to find the mole in their operations while trying to save his country from nuclear war and his family from certain death at the hands of the KGB. The denouement of the story features an eerie local connection.
Friday, February 3, 2017
The Silence (Germany, NR; 115 min.)
When a 13 year-old girl disappears, her bicycle is found in the exact spot where another young girl was killed 23 years earlier. The haunting similarities not only plague the police in the current case, but stir up unpleasant memories and lingering questions from those involved the past, unsolved case.
Friday, March 10, 2017
About Elly (Iran, NR; 115 min.)
A group of friends from Tehran go for a weekend vacation to the sea. One of the women invites Elly, her daughter’s kindergarten teacher. When Elly suddenly and mysteriously disappears the group desperately searches for her, but the deeper they search the more troubling become the answers.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Headhunters (Norway, R; 98 min.)
Roger Brown is one of Norway’s most successful headhunters. To supplement his lavish lifestyle, and overcome his insecurities, he is also an art thief. He meets his match in Clas Greve who is not only the perfect CEO Roger is looking for, but an art collector, a trophy wife collector (Roger’s!), and perhaps a hunter after Roger’s own head.
Friday, May 12, 2017
The Orphanage (Spain, R; 100 min.)
Laura, a former orphan, and her husband Carlos move into the old orphanage that she grew up in with Simon, their adopted son. Simon soon claims to have several invisible friends which they think is a normal part of growing up, but his later disappearance leads Laura and Carlos to wonder if a crime was committed or were these invisible friends not so friendly after all.
All films begin at 2:00 PM in the Holland Community Center with your Garo Zaro, esteemed theater and film expert and coordinator ofthe Annual International Film Festival at PVCC.
Admission is FREE! Food and beverage concessions for sale.