Tuesday, February 7

2008 National Board of Review – Top Independent Films Winner and Nominees

2008 National Board of Review – Top Independent Films Winner

Frozen River

Frozen River

A mom looks for another source of income, when her husband leaves with the money meant for the new mobile home. A nearby Indian territory stretches across the border to Canada with a drivable frozen river between. Smugling?

Hallam Foe

Hallam Foe

Hallam’s talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother’s death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.

In Bruges

In Bruges

Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.

In Search of a Midnight Kiss

In Search of a Midnight Kiss

Broke and alone on New Year’s Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed. But, when his best friend convinces him to post a personal ad, he meets a woman bent on finding the right guy to be with at midnight.

Rachel Getting Married

Rachel Getting Married

A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister’s wedding.

Snow Angels

Snow Angels

A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter.

Son of Rambow

Son of Rambow

During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).

The Visitor

The Visitor

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Two friends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Wendy and Lucy

Wendy and Lucy

Over the summer, a series of unfortunate happening triggers a financial crisis for a young woman and she soon finds her life falling apart.