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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 20 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'THRILLER'
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PINEAPPLE

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 23 minutes
  • Directed By: Arkasha Stevenson
  • Country: USA
The local coal mine in the town of Black Rock becomes a crime scene when a miner’s daughter is assaulted in its tunnels. She utters only one word, which leaves the town baffled: “pineapple.” Tensions rise as the mine’s opportunistic owner uses the investigation as an excuse to shutter the dying operation indefinitely. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s)
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RESERVOIR DOGS

  • Section: Retrospective Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 1992
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Quentin Tarantino
  • Country: USA
They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informant. But which one? Twenty-five years ago, auteur filmmaker Quentin Tarantino reinvigorated cinema with his singular voice in his canonical feature Reservoir Dogs. He has generously provided a 35mm print from his archive for this special 25th anniversary screening.

After the Movie: A 25th anniversary conversation with director Quentin Tarantino and cast including Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Harvey Keitel. Moderated by Lynn Hirschberg. | Read More
Drama, Thriller
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THE SINNER

  • Section: Tribeca TV
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Directed By: Antonio Campos
  • Country: USA
A young mother is overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage and commits a startling act of violence. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the “who” or the “what,”—but the “why.” Soon the investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive. The Sinner is a riveting psychological thriller, stylishly directed by acclaimed filmmaker Antonio Campos (Afterschool, Christine).

After the episode: A conversation with executive producer and director of the pilot Antonio Campos, executive producer Derek Simonds, executive producer and cast member Jessica Biel, and cast members Christopher Abbott and Bill Pullman. Moderated by Editor in Chief of Entertainment Weekly, Henry Goldblatt. | Read More
Drama, Thriller
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SUPER DARK TIMES

  • Section: Midnight
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Kevin Phillips
  • Country: USA
Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence in Kevin Phillips’ atmospheric ‘90s-set mystery-thriller. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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SWEET VIRGINIA

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Jamie M. Dagg
  • Country: USA
Jon Bernthal, Rosemarie DeWitt, Imogen Poots, Odessa Young, and a spectacular Christopher Abbott star in this gritty neo-Western with echoes of the early Coen Brothers: a burglary-homicide rattles the residents of a small Alaska town. Jamie M. Dagg’s sophomore feature is a haunting drama about the predator in each of us, and the prices we pay to start over. | Read More
Drama, Thriller
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TAKE ME

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Pat Healy
  • Country: USA
Ray is in the boutique simulated abduction business. It’s an understandably threadbare market, so he jumps at the chance when a mysterious call contracts him for a weekend kidnapping with a handsome payday at the end. But the job isn't all that it seems. A black comedy that threads the needle between crime thriller and slapstick farce, Take Me is as twisty as it is funny. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, Comedy, First Time Filmmaker
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THUMPER

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Jordan Ross
  • Country: USA
This suspenseful crime drama follows Kat Carter (Eliza Taylor), the troubled new girl in a school harboring a deep secret. When she attracts the attention of the volatile gang leader Wyatt (a menacing Pablo Schreiber), Kat’s own hidden secrets threaten to put her life in danger. Executive Produced by Cary Fukunaga, the film features raw supporting turns from Lena Headey, Daniel Webber, Ben Feldman, and Grant Harvey. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, First Time Filmmaker
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TILT

  • Section: Midnight
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Kasra Farahani
  • Country: USA
There’s something off about Joe. Although his pregnant wife, Joanne, supports him as he devotes more and more time to his passion project, a sprawling documentary about America’s “golden age,” both the film and Joe are becoming increasingly unhinged. Joanne is growing worried about Joseph’s odd behavior...but not as worried as she should be. | Read More
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Experimental

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