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About: An exiled poet returns to his native homeland of Pangasinan province after many years of absence. Through a mystical soul journey, he reclaims his primal connection to the water (danum), to the land (dalin), and to the folks (katooan) where in the end he finds a home to anchor his wandering soul.
About: In 1596, a Spanish girl, Isabel, is kidnapped by the English during the Capture of Cádiz and sent to England, where, already an adult woman, she falls in love with her kidnapper's son.
About: Despite what he says, Adam is not "fine". The summer before freshman year could be a time full of possibilities, but Adam struggles with family tragedy, daily teenage growing pains, and the very true threat of high school hazing. Fortunately, Adam finds allies (some likely, some unlikely) who support him repair his heartache as well as his ailing relationship with his father. Set in a small, South...
About: Everything happens during the course of a day. A toddler looks for his lost toy, some folks look for their happiness, circling around in some type of a lost kaleidoscope; they love and hate, suffer and enjoy, being that honest or fake, joyful or saddening. In the end, the man finds his kaleidoscope, but the question remains if grownups have found their dreams, or at least their traces.
About: When twenty-four-year-old Jae is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns to her childhood home in small-town Ridgecrest. The desire to go anywhere but there prompts her to accept to join her brother on a street trip out to Death Valley - which effects in getting them hopelessly lost in the most stunning, but unforgiving topographical terrain on the planet.
About: While carrying the red flag and dynamite all the method up to the church tower, Niksha negligently draws the agents' attention. This prevents him and his female companion Vjeka to leave the tower. Until the morning of May 1st, which brings the highlight of a red flag flying over the occupied Split, Vjeka and Niksha spend the night of their long-awaited rapprochement.
About: As an anonymous man, Fermin leaves his underground hideout in the subway. The dictatorship in the country is followed by democracy, but the bright light of it blinds Fermin: he is displaced. At the police station, his anonymity is finished and he doesn't remember his own name. He is fitted with a past of 13 years of illegal political opposition from the police archives. When he keeps silent about ...
About: Everybody once had thoughts about their own death and what it will cause to our loved ones. Jorka portrays the aftermath of the process of loss. After a tragic accident of the protagonist, we see the departed coping with his demise. The stories of the mourners are connected by telephone calls going through the ether. Every individual deals with the loss in their own way. What one tells can be very...
About: A movie about the laborious and lengthy process of becoming old; the deterioration, dementia and eventual death of elderly parents. This is seen and experienced through the eyes of their daughter, the writer Inez Dullemen.
About: 1941. The soldier, a young poet takes the wounded commander out of the battlefield. The commander dies and the soldier is wounded. He was a long method to use before he gets to the guerrilla group.
About: Marianne, Mike and Angèle have gathered once more around their mother. In ten days, following the end of the treatment protocol, Claudine will be dead. Ten days? Marianne never grasped the fact that they would have to wait so long, yet she usually understands very well. Luckily, Angèle has worked difficult to wrap everything up as tightly as possible and Mike is trying especially difficult not to ...
About: A married society girl strikes up a romance with a young musician. She introduces the boy to high society. The society girl eventually decides to break off the relationship and the musician attempts to blackmail her.
About: When Aldrin returns from the States, everyone is as ecstatic as his grandfather. But his reason for going home is not because of his lolo but his sister who is in an asylum. His vow is to take her away from their grandftaher who caused the early death of their parents. To avenge for what happened to his family, Aldrin plans a final revenge and that's when Jenna comes into his life.
About: After a demobilization Vladimir begins working in a tiny porcelain store as a repairer - but later gets involved in criminal activity - so he desperately needs support from units friends.
About: A former prostitute kidnaps a baby man at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has said her that he is going to divorce her and place her out on the roads if she cannot produce him a son. Obviously the true mother becomes emotionally wrought and determined to receive her baby back. Barbara Mandrell gets thrown into all of this mess as the mother's mother, who just happens to be beset wit...
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Like Josephine Baker and Louise Brooks, Anna May Wong was an American girl who had to go to Europe to search movies worthy of her talent. The Pavement Butterfly, a German-British production set in Paris, is by no means a nice film, but it provides a marvelous showcase for Anna May Wong, and ample evidence that she would have been one of the top stars of her era if not for the racial prejudice that limited her to "dragon lady" roles in America. Here she is absolutely stunning, going from carnival cooch-dancer to haute-couture-draped rich man's mistress, with a bohemian interlude in the garret of a starving painter. She proves herself a fine actress as well as a charismatic star, and looks throughout like the proverbial million bucks. The movie is powerful on atmosphere and low on plot. Settings contain a seedy carnival finished with female boxers, the bohemian garret mentioned previously (which looks exactly like the one in Seventh Heaven), Paris nightclubs, and the French Riviera. The cinematography is stylish, with flashy montages introducing the different settings. The leading boy (Louis Lerch) is a naturalistic actor and begins out likable enough before metamorphosing into a jerk; Anna May Wong's rival is a horse-faced, wealthy Daddy's woman rarely seen without at least one dead animal wrapped around her neck. S.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall, looking uncharacteristically trim, appears as one of the hero's bohemian friends. The plot is driven largely by a singularly loathsome villain, who seems to be motivated by a combination of greed, frustrated lust for the heroine, and sheer monstrosity. The storyline suffers not only from improbability but from gratuitous sadism towards the heroine, who suffers unjust accusations of murder and robbery. (Maybe the fact that she's called "Butterfly" could have tipped me off that her fate wouldn't be happy.) Though tiny reference is made to her race, it's difficult not to attribute the pervasive suspicion and ill-usage of her to the fact that she is Chinese. And when she winds up alone at the end, I was reminded strongly of the Josephine Baker car Zouzou, in which likewise the superb heroine winds up losing her boy to a bland blonde. I was lucky enough to see The Pavement Butterfly in the Museum of the Moving Image's actual Anna May Wong retrospective (paired with a Josephine Baker retrospective, in which I recently viewed Zouzou), with a huge enthusiastic audience and live music. The print was flawless, and I hope this movie will be released as Piccadilly recently was, since it, and especially its star, deserves to be more widely seen.
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