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Filmbankmedia's August Top 5

At last, we have chosen our Top 5 for this month! Take a look at our selection of gripping titles:

The Belko Experiment

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogota, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

Directed by: Greg McLean
Starring: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona



Washed-up actor Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) peaked with hit 1980s detective show Mindhorn, playing the titular Isle of Man sleuth with a robotic eye that allowed him to literally “see the truth”. Decades later, when a deranged Manx criminal demands Mindhorn as his nemesis, Thorncroft returns to the scene of his greatest triumphs for one last chance to reignite his glory days, professional credibility and even romance with former co-star/paramour Patricia Deville (Essie Davis).

Directed by: Sean Foley
Starring: Essie Davis, Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan


The Last Face

Academy Award© winners Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem star in this stirring film directed by two-time Oscar® winner Sean Penn. Set against the backdrop pf war-torn Liberia, The Last Face follows a love affair between Dr. Wren Peterson (Theron), the director of an international aid organisation, and Dr. Miguel Leon (Bardem), a relief-aid doctor. As the violence around them escalates, Wren and Miguel battle their own internal conflicts as they try to keep their relationship alive.

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adele Exarchopoulos


The Red Turtle

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.

Directed by: Michael Dudok de Wit
Starring: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy


My Cousin Rachel

A dark and layered romance, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious and beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. His feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling helplessly and obsessively in love with her.

Directed by: Roger Michell
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Graigner