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September list by Nanette Alderman
Asura
Asura: The City of Madnesskorean, 2016, not rated

Detective Han, who for years has been secretly doing dirty work for the corrupt mayor Park Sungbae, is now pressured by ruthless prosecutor Kim Cha-in to cooperate in an investigation against the mayor. Feeling trapped, Han persuades his young partner Sunmo to take over his work for the mayor, but things start to get tangled in unpredictable ways. As things are getting worse, only the most evil survives in this dog-eat-dog world.

The Bureau
The Bureau. Season 3
french, 2017, not rated

In Season Three of the critically-acclaimed French series, Malotru has been taken hostage by the Islamic State. Moved from camp to camp, tortured and weakened, he's close to despair. In Paris, the Directorate-General for External Security faces a dilemma: should they use all their resource to save Malotru, who betrayed the service, his country and friends when he became a double agent working for the CIA?

Cold War 2
Cold War 2cantonese, 2016, not rated

A suspected criminal mastermind escapes from police custody, throwing the city into turmoil. With the police department now divided, rival police chiefs are forced to take their fight to the streets of Hong Kong, with deadly consequences.

The Country Doctor
The Country Doctorfrench, 2016, not rated

All the people in this countryside area can count on Jean-Pierre, the doctor who heals and reassures them day and night, seven days a week. Now Jean-Pierre is sick, so he sees Natalie, a young doctor, coming from the hospital to assist him. Will she adapt to this new life and be able to replace the man believed to be irreplaceable?

Demon
Demonpolish, 2015, rated r

Newly arrived from England to marry his fiancee Zaneta, Peter has been given a gift of her family's ramshackle country house in rural Poland. It's a total fixer-upper, and while inspecting the premises on the eve of the wedding, he falls into a pile of human remains. The ceremony proceeds, but strange things begin to happen.

Heal the Living
Heal the Livingfrench, 2016, not rated

This ensemble drama weaves together the stories of a teen who gets into a serious car accident, the teen's family and girlfriend, the staff at a hospital, and a middle-aged woman who needs a heart transplant.

Inseparables
Inseparablesspanish, 2016, not rated

Felipe, a wealthy businessman who has become quadriplegic due to an accident, is looking for a therapeutic assistant. Although Felipe has several qualified candidates to do the job, he decides to hire Tito, who does not have the abilities or the conditions needed to do the job. The people closest to Felipe strongly try to convince him not to hire Tito but Felipe remains firm in his decision. Tito is the first person in a long time who doesn't treat him with pity.

Like Crazy
Like Crazyitalian, 2016, not rated

Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who likes to believe she's on intimate terms with world leaders. Donatella is a tattooed introvert, a fragile young woman locked in her own mystery. The film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between the two women as they flee a mental institution in search of love and happiness in an open-air nuthouse: the world of sane people.

Sin Alas
Sin Alasspanish, 2015, not rated

Follow the tumultuous life and love of Cuban writer Luis Vargas as he chooses the excitement and possibilities of the revolution over the wealth of his dysfunctional family.

The Wedding Plan
The Wedding Planhebrew, 2016, rated pg

A poignant and funny romantic comedy about love, marriage, and faith in life's infinite possibilities. Michal, blindsided by her fiance's decision to call off their wedding with only a month's notice, is unwilling to return to single life. Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.