Indie movies

Indie movies

What is an indie movie? Is a low budget produced movie outside the major studio system, made with greater creative freedom and innovation than standardized commercial products. Indiecinema takes you to discover the best independent movies selected by our staff.

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Indie movies
  • Maniacts

    Movie

    Comedy, action, by C.W. Cressler, United States, 2001.
    Two serial killers, Joe Spinelli (Jeff Fahey) and Beth (Kellie Waymire) meet at the Edgemare Institute for Criminals. He is the "blue blood killer", responsible for the murders of various members of the ruling class. She is "the hitchhiker ki...

  • The M Word

    Movie

    Comedy, drama by Henry Jaglom, United States, 2014.
    Tanna Frederick plays the lead role of Moxie, an actress in a children's show on Los Angeles television struggling with declining audience. Moxie's life changes with the arrival of Charlie Moon (Michael Imperioli), a network executive from New Y...

  • Detour

    Movie

    Thriller, noir, by Edgar G. Ulmer, United States, 1945.
    Al Roberts, an unemployed pianist, hitchhikes. After getting a ride, he arrives at a restaurant in Reno, Nevada. Another restaurant customer plays a tune on the jukebox: Al is upset because it reminds him of his life in New York City. He rem...

  • Irene In Time

    Movie

    Romantico, by Henry Jaglom, United States, 2009.
    A father who has long since disappeared affects the life of his daughter, Irene. Irene talks about her father, remembers her childhood years, hangs out with her old friends and dates men with whom she wishes to fill the void in her life. But her me...

  • Deliver Us From Evil

    Movie

    Drama, thriller, by Nicola Santi Amantini, Italy, 2013.
    A former seminarian in crisis hopes that his tormented soul will be able to obtain peace in his native home. Or at least he believes he can deal with the darkest part of himself without barriers. The protagonist is orphaned of his mother, to...

  • The Rest With My Eyes

    Movie

    Drama, by Massimiliano Amato, Italy, 2017.
    Claudia Cattelan, an Italian video artist, is preparing a film for the cinema, a rather unusual project between reality and fiction. In the preparation stage of the film she meets and auditions many to find the right actors for her characters, but she ca...

  • In Plain Sight

    Movie

    Comedy, by Brian Cavallaro, United States, 2004.
    Daulton Monroe (Todd Lawhorne) uses dark ways to get students kicked out of school. He is losing his old mate, raising a new one, and also falling in love with a bartender / lounge singer / reporter. During the greatest task of his occupation, the ...

  • Chasing Butterflies

    Movie

    Comedy, romantic, by Rod Bingaman, United States, 2009.
    Nina runs away from home hours before her wedding. In order not to postpone her mother's wedding ceremony, she pretends to be Nina and marries her boyfriend. Soon after they begin their search to find Nina and bring her back: Nina's husband ...

  • 1st Bite

    Movie

    Horror, romantic, by Hunt Hoe, Canada, 2006.
    Gus is a charming man who works as a cook in an oriental restaurant in Montreal. His boss sends him to a remote island in Thailand to meet a master of Zen cuisine and improve the quality of his dishes. There he meets a mysterious woman named Lake who l...

  • The incredible story of the lady from the third floor

    Movie

    Drama, by Isabel Russinova, Italy, 2017.
    Mara, the Prince, Lyuba, the Chechen, Mezzanota, Gianni, Alexia, Viperetta, Cicci belong to very different realities but live in the same city. They do not know each other, but their paths are destined to cross each other and to experience common events in...

  • Occupied house

    Movie

    Drama, mystery, by Federico Mattioni, Italy, 2021.
    A large room, a lonely pianist, a mysterious presence and the world outside, within lonely streets, around a swimming pool, along a river, still her, still her.
    Empty memories of a love story. An assiduous game of mirrors awaits the man, when a s...

  • Hollywood Dreams

    Movie

    Comedy, drama, by Henry Jaglom, United States, 2007.
    Aspiring actress Margie Chizek seeks stardom in Hollywood. She is rejected by the cinema scene, falls in love, discovers the deceptions behind the world of film advertising and understands her identity better than her. Saved from ruin by a kind...

  • The Mirror and the Rascal

    Movie

    Drama film, by Valerio De Filippis, Italy, 2019.
    The mirror and the rascal is an experimental film based on the tragedy "Richard III" by William Shakespeare. It tells the delirium of contemporary power in an author's reinterpretation of cinema, video art and music. The protagonist, Richard Duke o...

  • Zero for Conduct

    Movie

    Comedy, by Jean Vigo, France, 1933.
    The holidays are over and it's time for the kids to return to the terrible boarding school, run by obtuse and conformist tutors, unable to encourage the growth of any spirit of freedom and creativity. The only thing these austere professors are capable of is as...

  • Attack of the giant leeches

    Movie

    Horror, Sci-fi, by Bernard L. Kowalski, United States, 1959.
    An independent production by Roger Corman's factory, it is one of the "creature films" produced in the 1950s in response to fears of the cold war. In the Florida Everglades, a pair of giant leeches live in an underwater cave. They begin...

  • A Bucket of Blood

    Movie

    Comedy, Crime, by Roger Corman, United States, 1959.
    Produced on a budget of $ 50,000, it was shot in five days by low-budget B movie king Roger Corman. One night, after hearing the words of Maxwell H. Brock, a poet who performs at The Yellow Door cafe, the obtuse waiter Walter Paisley returns ho...

  • The Wasp Woman

    Movie

    Horror, Sci-fi, by Roger Corman, United States, 1959.
    Scientist Eric Zinthrop is fired from his job on a honey farm for using wasps to experiment with him. The owner of a large cosmetics company, Janice Starlin, is upset when the sales of her company start to decline: her customers know that she ...

  • The Terror

    Movie

    Horror, by Roger Corman, United States, 1963.
    Lieutenant Duvalier (Jack Nicholson), a French soldier, loses contact with his unit and is forced to wander alone near the Baltic Sea. While searching for his regiment, he spots Helene (Sandra Knight), a mysterious beauty, walking alone. Enchanted, Du...

  • Slow life

    Movie

    Drama, comedy, thriller, by Fabio Del Greco, Italy, 2021.
    Lino Stella takes a period of vacation from his alienating job to devote himself to relaxation and his passion: drawing comics. But he did not foresee certain disturbing elements: the intrusive administrator of the building where he lives,...

  • Apennines

    Movie

    Documentary, by Emiliano Dante, Italy, 2017.
    Appennino is a cinematographic diary that begins with the slow reconstruction of L 'Aquila, the director's city, in Italy, and continues with the earthquakes in the central Apennines of 2016-17, up to the very long and exhausting asylum of the new eart...

  • Festival in Cannes

    Movie

    Sentimental comedy, by Henry Jaglom, United States, 2001.
    Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an independent film, and is looking for financiers. She meets Kaz, a talkative businessman, who promises her $ 3 million if she uses Millie, a French star who has passed her youth and no lon...

  • The holy mountain

    Movie

    Sci-fi, drama, by Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973, Mexico.
    A man, nicknamed The thief, who represents the Fool's card in the Tarot, lies unconscious in a desert, among swarms of flies. When he wakes up he encounters a footless and handless dwarf representing the Five of Swords. The two become friends ...

  • Ananke

    Movie

    Drama film, by Claudio Romano, Italy, 2015.
    Ananke in Greek mythology is the goddess who represents the personification or power of destiny. In an imaginary present, humanity is dying out due to a terrible pandemic. The only way to escape death is to avoid human beings, to flee, to be alone. Afte...

  • Confessions of Zero

    Movie

    Comedy, by Andrea Malandra, Italy, 2018.
    It is a love story between two young countered, Sebastiano said Zero and Vienna, from different worlds and opposed by the oppressiveness of a family and social context that they would normalize and flatten human peculiarities. A "Romeo and Juliet" contempo...