9 International Movies at the Red Lorry Film Festival
9 International Movies to watch at the Red Lorry Film Festival this weekend

Grab your popcorn and get ready to be swept away by the magic of cinema

The Red Lorry Film Festival, curated by BookMyShow, will be held between April 5 and April 7 at Jio World Plaza’s Maison INOX and Jio World Drive’s Maison PVR in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. From gripping dramas like the dystopian America in Civil War and hair-raising Immaculate to heartwarming tales such as Wicked Little Letters, Cottontail and Sidonie In Japan, courtroom drama The Goldman Case, the famous Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, gut-wrenching true stories Shoshana and One Life, along with festival favourites like Amal, Last Swim, Black Tea, the slate has a wide variety of exciting movies. Here are a few award-winning and nominated titles that you must watch at the festival: 


Poor Things (English) 




Poor Things is a dark comedic drama that follows the bizarre and captivating tale of Bella Baxter, a young woman resurrected by a brilliant surgeon using the brain of a deceased baby. Set in Victorian Scotland, the film explores themes of identity, power, and love as Bella navigates her strange new existence, encountering eccentric characters and unexpected twists along the way. 

The claim to fame: The most talked about film at the 96th Academy Awards with Emma Stone winning Best Performance by an actress in a Leading Role along with BAFTA Awards for Best Actress in Leading Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture. 


Civil War (English) (Exclusive premiere before its global release)


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A gripping historical drama directed by Alex Garland, Civil War from A24 depicting the deeply divisive conflict between the Northern and Southern states of the United States in the 1860s. The film sees a small team of military-embedded journalists traveling the United States as the country is embroiled in its first Civil War since the 1800s, where the states of California and Texas have seceded from the nation to form the Western Forces. 

The claim to fame: The movie boasts of a star-studded cast including the Cannes Award-winning actress, Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura who grew to fame after his lead role as Pablo Escobar in ‘Narcos’, celebrated actor and comedian Nick Offerman and the ‘Dune’ starrer Stephen McKinley Henderson.


The Beasts (Spanish, French, Galician)


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The story immerses viewers into the serene landscapes of Galicia, Spain, where a French couple seeks solace in nature. However, their idyllic pursuit turns into a nightmare when a feud erupts with their neighbours, the formidable Anta brothers. As tensions escalate, the once-tranquil town becomes a battleground of conflicting ideologies and primal instincts.

The claim to fame: Winner of 56 Awards, including the Goya Award, César Award, San Sebastián International Film Festival and more, this gripping thriller drama is a testament to the power of storytelling while diving deep into the complexities of human relationships. 


The Goldman Case (French)


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This is a compelling courtroom drama focusing on Pierre Goldman, a prominent left-wing intellectual in France. Accused and convicted of several thefts and murder, Pierre's life takes a mysterious turn when he is assassinated under puzzling circumstances. The film delves into the complexities of Pierre's case, exploring themes of justice, politics, and the human condition.

The claim to fame: Lead actor, Ariel Worthalter shone as he bagged Best Actor at César Awards and Lumiere Awards in France and Magritte Awards in Belgium, and The Goldman Case has garnered critical acclaim and received nominations for a total of 16 nominations across categories including César Awards for Best Picture. 


Consent (French)




Directed by Vanessa Filho, this is a powerful adaptation of Vanessa Springora’s book, The Consentment: A Memoir. The film delves into the disturbing relationship between a young teenage girl and a writer three times her age. Set against the backdrop of Paris in 1985, it explores the complexities of desire, manipulation, and the blurred lines of consent. The film unflinchingly portrays the emotional turmoil faced by the young girl, drawing chilling parallels to real-life versions of Lolita and Last Tango in Paris.  

The claim to fame: The biographical drama received two nominations at the 2024 César Awards for Most Promising Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay. 


Hesitation Wound (Turkish)



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The storyline presents a gripping narrative centred around a criminal lawyer grappling with urgent matters in her personal and professional life. As she navigates through a myriad of challenges, she is confronted with a crucial choice that reverberates through multiple lives. Delve into the depths of morality and consequence in this mesmerizing thriller that blurs the lines between reality and illusion. 

The claim to fame: Director of the film, Selman Nacar saw many accolades at International Film Festivals globally with four wins and five nominations including Winner of the Best International Feature Film at the Zurich Film Festival. This compelling tale premiered in the Orizzonti section at the 80th Venice International Film Festival.  


Oxen (Danish)




From the Emmy-winning screenwriting duo Mai Brostrøm and Peter Thorsboe, Oxen is a TV thriller following the journey of Niels Oxen, Denmark’s decorated war hero, as he battles his inner demons following a dishonourable discharge from the military. However, his life takes an unexpected turn when he becomes entangled in the investigation of a series of brutal murders, all linked to a powerful faction within Danish society. As Oxen delves deeper into the dark underbelly of his homeland, he must confront his past while navigating treacherous waters fraught with danger. 

The claim to fame: Oxen received critical acclamation at the Danish Film Awards (Robert) for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress for TV Series.


Agent (Danish)




Embark on a hilarious journey with Joe, an ambitious talent agent navigating the twists and turns of the Danish entertainment industry. As he juggles the demands of work and life, Joe finds himself caught in a whirlwind of comedic mishaps and unexpected challenges.

The claim to fame: Selected as an official selection at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival 2023, Agent promises laughter and entertainment at every turn. The Danish TV series stood as a top contender at Berlin International Film Festival and also at Danish Film Awards (Robert) for Best Actor and Best TV series.


The Fortress (Norwegian)




Step into the dystopian world of 2037, where Norway has opted for isolation, barricading itself behind an immense wall to safeguard its inhabitants. However, when a deadly epidemic strikes, the once-protective barrier becomes an unescapable prison. Trapped within the confines of their own creation, the people of Norway must confront their deepest fears and darkest secrets as they fight for survival against an invisible enemy.

The claim to fame: Winner of the Best Screenplay award at Series Mania 2023, The Fortress offers a gripping portrayal of survival and sacrifice in a world turned upside down.

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