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The Melbourne International Film Festival dropped its full lineup earlier this week, and we’ve been frantically flicking through the program guide ever since. Packed with some of the year’s most anticipated movies in local, foreign, art house, and experimental flavors, plus special events and retrospectives galore, it’s a butt-numbing, movie-loving marathon of truly epic proportions that reminds us why we love going to the cinema in the first place. Here are ten 10 Must See Movies at MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Queen of Earth (2015)

Directed by Alex Ross Perry
With Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit, Kentucker Audley

Two women who grew up together discover they have drifted apart when they retreat to a lake house together.

The Daughter (2015)

Directed by Simon Stone
With Geoffrey Rush, Anna Torv, Sam Neill, Miranda Otto

The story follows a man who returns home to discover a long-buried family secret, and whose attempts to put things right threaten the lives of those he left home years before.

Our Little Sister (2015)

Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda
With Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho, Suzu Hirose

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.

The Lobster (2015)

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
With Léa Seydoux, Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Racing Extinction (2015)

Directed by Louie Psihoyos
With Elon Musk, Louie Psihoyos, Jane Goodall, Leilani Münter

A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.

The Guest (2014)

Directed by Adam Wingard
With Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelley, Maika Monroe, Joel David Moore

A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents (2015)

Directed by Don Hardy Jr.
With Jerry Casale, Les Claypool, Chris Combs, Jon Fishman

Theory of Obscurity tells the story of the renegade sound and video collective known as The Residents. A story that spans 40 years and is clouded in mystery. Many details surrounding the group are secret, including the identities of its members. Our film takes viewers inside this incredibly private group with unprecedented access to their archives and their recent 40th anniversary tour. The ...

Tangerine (2015)

Directed by Sean Baker
With Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan

A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

Walkabout (1971)

Directed by Nicolas Roeg
With Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on 'walkabout': a ritual separation from his tribe.