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The 10 best independent films of 2015

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The 10 best independent films of 2015 2
The 10 best independent films of 2015 2

Carol

Production cost: 11.8 million USD

Carol is the work of director Todd Haynes.

Carol is considered the female version of Brokeback Mountain.

Anomalisa

Production cost: 8 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

The psychological comedy is an animated film for adults, adapted by director Charlie Kaufman from his own play of the same name.

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film scored 9.5 and received 100% rave reviews.

Room

The 10 best independent films of 2015

Room is a story about a woman who is kidnapped, raped, gives birth, and is imprisoned with her son in a room for seven years.

Room won the top prize – `Audience Choice` – at the Toronto Film Festival in September. Experts said the film excellently blends a sensational style and the psychology of domestic violence.

Beasts of No Nation

Production cost: 6 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

Beasts of No Nation is the `introduction` film project of online television company Netflix.

The film has a tight script and impressive interaction between child actor Abraham Attah and black actor – Idris Elba.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Production cost: 2 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

First shown at the Sundance Film Festival in February and released widely in August, The Diary of a Teenage Girl is one of this year’s most worth-watching independent films on the topic of female adulthood.

The gritty film has received positive reviews from more than 115 aggregated reviews on Rotten Romatoes.

Ex Machina

Production cost: 15 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

The plot is about a programmer who is invited to manage a perfect robot, with emotions, awareness and sexuality.

The Hollywood Reporter commented: `The film can be compared to the latest smartphone. The work is both stylish and attractive, although the ending is incomplete. However, this is still a worthy film.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Production cost: 8 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a psychological comedy film by author Alfonso Goméz-Rejón.

`The humanistic film tells a tragic situation with a series of witty and humorous segments,` The Guardian commented. Not only does it have a smart script, the work marks the great individuality of the young filmmaker with his technical skills.

It Follows

Production cost: 2 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

The film is about a girl who is pursued by supernatural forces after having a sexual experience with a strange man by the riverbank.

This work was made by director David Robert Mitchell with a budget of only two million dollars.

Tangerine

Production cost: 100,000 USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

Tangerine is a psychological comedy written and directed by filmmakers Sean S. Baker and Chris Bergoch.

Tangerine is said to have very up-to-date filmmaking techniques.

Brooklyn

Production cost: 10 million USD

The 10 best independent films of 2015

Brooklyn is a historical romantic film made from the novel of the same name by writer Colm Tóibín.

The film has an outstanding performance by an Irish star born in 1994 – Saoirse Ronan.

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