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Description: Two hunky smartphone repair guys from Flatbush, former Wall Road hotshot Jimmy and his buttoned-up cousin Max, stumble across insider trading hints and begin tapping a smartphone line to receive even more. But when stock hints turn to murder plots, the hapless boys are unable to go to the police and later search themselves in over their heads and flat out of luck. An impending wedding and sexual confusion round out the plot in this romantic comedy crime caper.
Description: Raisa’s (Raisa Andriana) accidental meeting with her idol, Sora (Maruli Tampubolon), a talented pianist, grows to dating. But, the relationships is disturbed when he gets the scholarship to continue his musical studies at Juilliard School of Music, Fresh York. They parts. Promises pronounced, that after finishing the study, Sora will create an album of melody for Raisa. Two years later, with the same clothes when accompanying Sora to the airport, Raisa picks up her lover. The plane from Fresh York lands according to schedule, but Sora is not in that flight. Jasmine, Sora's mother, told he lost during the hurricane Sandy swept Fresh York.
Description: Paul, ten, is in love with Wendy, a woman from the village where he spends his holidays. Paul would like to confess his feelings to her, but he doesn't even dare to invite her to dance.
Description: Bob and Greta De Jaegher are happily married for 40 years. They can look back on a rich and fulfilled life. Their 2 sons Steve and Carl have a successful life as well. Steve is a talented and recognized film-director and Carl is a promising cook. Steve's wife Billie wrote a bestseller about happiness and wants to begin a family with her husband. Brother-in-law Rik, who works at the zoo, tries to pick up his life with his kids, after his wife died two years ago. To tag their 40th wedding anniversary, Bob and Greta organize a family weekend. They wish to announce something very important. Their fresh plans are a sure hit for the family De Jaegher, but that's not the only thing - What had to be a cheerful gathering of the family, turns out to be something nobody expected.
Description: Ever since Badal was an eight year old, he's been in love with violence. As a role model, he chooses the local mafia leader Bachcha Babu. As he grows up, Badal's passion for becoming like Bachcha Babu increases. One day, by chance, he gets the occasion to join Baccha Babu's gang. He meets a woman named Megha and falls head over heels for her at first sight. However, she wants nothing to do with him. Megha's father, Sharmaji, who is a government school teacher, finds out that Badal is bothering Megha. With the support of his journalist friend, he goes to Bachcha Babu and says him that Badal is creating problem in his daughter's life. Bachcha Babu assures the journalist that from actually on Badal will not disturb Megha and her family. In the course of happenings Bachcha Babu bumps into Megha and finds that he wants her for himself - at any cost. Bachcha Babu goes to the extent of killing his own wife to marry Megha.
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Description: Darcy Blake has the excellent job – she works for Harrington House, a successful greeting card company, in the editorial department. Writing heart-felt, meaningful copy for cards is very necessary to Darcy, especially at Christmas, which was necessary to her as a young girl. She realizes that she is a bit out of step with her fellow millennials but that is fine with Darcy. Everything is about to change when Andrew Harrington arrives at the company to take over from his grandfather and he has a very various view of the holidays.
Description: Henrik Agdestein ( Matthias Habich ) is considered a misanthropic veteran of Norwegian literature. When his wife dies after a long illness, he is devastated. The next day, his kids are at the door to help him: the type hearted teacher Sonja ( Catherine Bode ) with her family, the spirited policewoman Laura ( Fanny Staffa ), who was everytime Dad's darling, and the ambitious son Leif ( Rainer Sellien), Norway's Minister of Justice.
Description: The son of a millionaire and his butler are trying to boycott his father's wedding by contracting the services of a fake wedding planner. However, they have to confront the future mother-in-law, who will not be tricked that easy and will do anything to create the wedding a reality
Description: After exchanging glances between "good mornings" and "good afternoons", Marcelo realizes it's time to test to go further with Márcio, the doorman in his building. Two worlds will collide through these men's bodies.
Description: This is a poetic movie set in the times of Lenin's NEP. A ballet dancer steals a brooch and gives it as a show to other dancer. This is a crime of passion. A mysterious black ball is after the heroine. She runs away from it and manages to give the brooch in an exquisite pirouette movement, as shiny as diamond facets. What gives a stone its dazzling luster are its polished facets. But the true gem is love, and it's much harder to receive than any diamond in the world.
Description: Emile Dutilleul, 47 years old, lives a quiet and withdrawn life in Montmartre and works as an employee in an open-plan office with an insurance company. When he meets his new, lively colleague Ariane, Emile discovers not only his inner life, but also something monstrous. He has a superpower of which he had no idea: he can walk through walls ...
Description: The movie is based on Vince and Kath, an online series written by Jenny Ruth Almocera, which went viral, that said the storyline of two lovestruck teens, Vince and Kath, through text messages.
Description: On the surface, Clara Barron seems to have it all: a job as an OB-GYN; a nice house in LA; and a loving family. But, the one thing Clara doesn't have figured out is her love life. Pressured by a family wedding in Mexico, Clara asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for the weekend festivities,- only to be caught by surprise when her ex- boyfriend (and family favorite) suddenly shows up after disappearing from her life completely. Torn, Clara gotta decide between going back to the past or launch her heart to fresh and unexpected possibilities.
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Description: It seems as though slow dancing is fading away as slow love songs are becoming less popular. We hope that despite the radios and DJs not testing them, that folks will still search a method to have this unique moment together, because there are several things like the innocent romantic emotions that come from slowly swaying with a person you really care about, to a good, sweet song. As we grow up, slow dancing is one of those things that don't happen much anymore. So don't take it for granted... slow dance whenever and wherever, because there are fewer and fewer occasions to (if at all) as time goes on.
Description: A hunter, returning to the Taiga forest, finds a dying woman in his cabin. He stoically nurses her back to life, but the differences between them may be too nice for them to remain together. Based on the short storyline 'Dream of the White Mountains' by Viktor Astafyev.
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One of the greatest films made by nice Russian-Soviet-Georgian director Georgy Danelia. Of all his brilliant works "Aphonya" probably is the most loved by Soviet people, and most cited too. This movie is a tragicomic adventure into the globe of a middle-aged plumber Afanasiy Borshchov (Afonya), starting exactly when the next black stripe in his life starts - he's left by his woman, there are problem with work, and, yes, there's some alcohol dependence. On the first look, Borschov is an exceedingly jovial man, sometimes rather cynical and sarcastic though. But as the film proceeds and we receive deeper into the inner globe of the hero, Danelia and Kuravlyov (the actor) reveal unexpected dramatical depth of the character, turning out to be portraying the whole social phenomena of the village folks moving to the large town and getting oppressed by the urban method of life. The first half of the movie is quite entertaining, most of the gags and comic cases are concentrated here. Then the melodramatic and rather sad second part comes, showing relations between Borshchov and the young nurse Katya, and how are these relations growing from the light flirting in the disco into the deep and desperate love (brilliant acting by Evgenia Simonova). The general concept of the movie as I see it is hero's return to the roots, into the village, which blows away Afonya's emotional numbness and fake joviality, unfolding the pretty and loving soul, truly Russian in its frankness and kindness. Nice works by unbelievable actors E.Leonov and B.Brondukov starring as Afonya's boon-companions, and a lot of another nice actor works like Vladimir Basov (Dni Turbinyh), Nikolay Grinko (Stalker, Solaris), Savely Kramarov (Gentlmeny Udachi) and so on. There's no visual refinement of Danelia's soon works (especially his stunning surrealistic sci-fi "Kin-Dza-Dza") in this film, and the camera work is quite traditional. But the editing is very expressive and sometimes drastically changes the mood of the film. Also it is important to add that this film is one of the greatest portrayals of Soviet urban life of 70's, so it possesses definite historical value. I would give this movie 8 out of 10, and among Danelia's works I would placed it on the second if not on the first place. Could this movie be adequately translated, the Western viewers should also play it very much.
This is the second movie I've seen of Daneliya; I sought it out after I saw Kin-Dza-Dza. This movie is wonderful too, in very very various ways, but it seems to have a related sentiment of humorous cynicism covering a serious hope at a center for human kindness. This makes for a tone that's both tragic and comic, and a movie that's sincere but not doe-eyed. As a the one-name game might suggest, this is not a plot-heavy movie but a hero piece about Afonya, a character who seems to be making himself into a nobody. He gives the impression of a boy doing everything wrong in his life -- demanding apprentices at work only to dismiss them immediately, insulting his boss, leaving a house to flood because he doesn't wish to do overtime, causing his girlfriend to leave him by bringing home drunk strangers only to chase girls who are uninterested in him and ignore the one who is. And as he gets everything wrong for himself, he does it in a very funny way. And destructive as his actions may be, they are shown us in a tone excellent to create him seem likable and a bit pitiable rather than despicable. And slowly, with an imperceptible transition, we realize that he's not just getting everything wrong in his life, but that he;s just extremely depressed and indifferent. Things receive as sad as they can for our character -- as he comes home to the aunt who raised him to search that he she is dead and realizes his own callousness at never writing him -- before they end with one bright glint of home. Very fine and sensitive writing, acting, and directing to achieve the counterpoint of tone here -- the movie is both very funny and very sad, the character is both poor and very likable. Very easy in its method but no tiny achievement.
Love this film.May Include Spoiler further Down.Filmed in Yaroslavl, where my OH is from, even 35 years on from filming, I can recognise places. Almost a piece of social history.I don't speak Russia, but I didn't really need to to understand and 'get' it. It has some funny moments during the first half, which either due to the actors, or the direction, or possibly both, you can say what is event without understanding the dialogue.I have found this with a lot of soviet era films; the acting, stage set up and direction is almost like they are making a silent movie. Not visual, in tell an action blockbuster or a cartoon, but you seem to be drawn into the characters and their actions/mannerisms as much as the dialogue, none more so than Afonya.My one slight criticism would be that the actress who plays love interest, Katya, seems rather to young for Afonya. But the method she plays the cute, adoring, almost puppy like wannabe girlfriend is so enchanting I can forgive that.The two main characters, Afonya and Katya are unbelievable and you wish to care about them from the start. With nice comedic helping characters as Afonyas mates.Possible spoiler. The movie hits a rather sad mission towards the final act, but the ending will leave the viewer very satisfied.
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