University student Julia wakes up one day to find the dead body of her lover. Despite being pregnant, she is sent to a prison for convicted mothers and gives birth to a boy, whom she has to raise in jail.
Pablo Trapero is a name you should know. One of Argentina’s most acclaimed and internationally renowned filmmakers, he’s a favorite of the Cannes Film Festival for his socially acute dramas of human struggle. Lion’s Den is one of his best, an award-winning melodrama that never abandons reality.
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Jia Zhangke, 1998, China
Mike Leigh, 2008, United Kingdom
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States