■ Britt-Marie Was Here
A 63-year-old Swedish woman discovers her husband of 40 years has been having an affair. With her world turned upside-down, she takes a temporary position as a youth leader at a soon-to-be-closed recreation centre in a struggling town.
■ Romantic Road
A documentary about a London lawyer and his wife who redefine later life by motoring across rural India in their battered 1936 Rolls Royce, falling into company with chaiwallahs and maharajahs, dodging tribal conflicts and battling with border officials to get to a human rights festival in Bangladesh.
■ Inside Llewyn Davis
Written, directed and co-produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, this Far Out film night comedy-drama follows one week in the life of a struggling folk singer in 1961 New York. Stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake. Won the Grand Prix (second place) at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Fact-based story of an orphan, raised within the Ku Klux Klan, whose girlfriend persuades him to leave. When the Klan makes life difficult, a black pastor takes him, his girlfriend and her son in.
Writer, director and co-producer Christopher Nolan reportedly took over five years to write the script of Tenet after deliberating about its central ideas for over a decade. An operative of the organisation known as Tenet is tasked with preventing World War 3. Stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.
■ Lowdown Dirty Criminals
James Rolleston, who sprang to prominence in the Taika Waititi movie Boy, is the star in a Wellington-set story of a pizza delivery man who gets out of his depth in the criminal underworld as a result of botching a fairly simple task and then taking on a much more onerous one as payback. Also stars Samuel Austin, Scott Wills and Rebecca Gibney.
■ Never Rarely Sometimes Always
A 17-year-old girl discovers she is pregnant and, with her cousin, goes on a journey across state lines to New York City to get an abortion. Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize winner (second place) at Berlin International Film Festival.
Jon Stewart-directed film about a political consultant helping a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town.
■ 23 Walks
A man and a woman in their 60s meet while walking their dogs and develop a tentative romance. Stars Alison Steadman.
■ This Town
Acquitted of the charge that he murdered his family, a young man tries to rebuild his life while an ex-cop who now owns a petting zoo tries to prove his guilt. The man meets a young woman whose faith in his innocence lends new force to his struggle for an ordinary life.
■ The Secret: Dare to Dream
Katie Holmes plays a young widow trying to make ends meet while raising three childen. A storm brings a huge challenge and a man who reignites family spirit.
Psychological thriller that starts with an incident at traffic lights and escalates.
■ Trolls World Tour
The trolls unite to save their diverse kinds of music from destruction.
■ The Personal History of David Copperfield
Dev Patel leads a diverse ensemble cast in the Dickens classic.