New January Drama Movies For The Start Of The Year
Announcement of Oscar nominees has hinted towards movie titles worthy your attention. If ones, like Avatar, have been already filling cinema theatres for the whole month, the others might have slipped unnoticed. But if you're a true cinephile and have guessed and watched the nominees in advance or simply don't care about awards, here's a list of new January drama movies to spice your life with:
Plot Synopsis: The life of a family of peach farmers in a small village in Catalonia changes when the owner of their large estate dies and his lifetime heir decides to sell the land, suddenly threatening their livelihood.
Plot Synopsis: A world-weary detective is hired to investigate the murder of a West Point cadet. Stymied by the cadets' code of silence, he enlists one of their own to help unravel the case - a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe.
Plot Synopsis: Based on the true story of a father and son who repair their fractured relationship during a forced hike of the Appalachian trail to find their beloved lost dog.
Plot Synopsis: A comic-book creator working at a burlesque club enlists the help of a colleague to figure out what's behind the disappearances of young women in their circle in this oddball neo-noir.
Plot Synopsis: A journalist and oil company executive find themselves on opposite sides of the fight during the construction of the contentious Dakota Access Pipeline that runs through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota.
Plot Synopsis: Follows Rama, a novelist who attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer Criminal Court to use her story to write a modern-day adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea, but things don't go as expected.
Plot Synopsis: After her mother goes missing, a young woman tries to find her from home, using tools available to her online.
Plot Synopsis: After accidentally witnessing a violent crime, a young girl is left catatonic with shock, and struggles to make sense of what she saw, ultimately finding renewal in the inestimable world of her own imagination.
Plot Synopsis: The intense friendship between two thirteen-year old boys Leo and Remi suddenly gets disrupted. Struggling to understand what has happened, Léo approaches Sophie, Rémi's mother.
Plot Synopsis: A French diplomat must escape an FSB plot in Siberia.
Plot Synopsis: With a father suffering from neurodegenerative disease, a young woman lives with her eight-year-old daughter. While struggling to secure a decent nursing home, she runs into an unavailable friend with whom she embarks on an affair.