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Description: At a young age, Nitaroh is stricken with an disease that leaves him blind. He inherits the shamisen guitar once used by his mother and is taught its basics by a blind travelling shamisen player. In time with the support of mates old and new, he walks the paths that leads to his ultimate fate - that of founder of the Tsugaru style of shamisen play.
Description: Just as Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) is testimony to German silent movie art, The Storyline of the Kelly Gang (1906) symbolises both the birth of the Australian movie industry and the emergence of an Australian identity. Even more significantly it heralds the emergence of the detail movie format. The Storyline of the Kelly Gang, directed by Charles Tait in 1906, is the first full-length narrative detail movie produced anywhere in the world. Only fragments of the original production of more than one hour are known to exist and are preserved at the National Movie and Sound Archive, Canberra. (unesco.org)
Description: Directed by Al Reinert and with melody scored by Brian Eno, "For All Mankind" provides a testament to NASA's Apollo tool of the 1960s and '70s. Composed of current NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals who braved the remarkable adventure to the moon and back. While compiling the material for the film, Reinert went through more than six million feet of movie of these historic moments.
Description: In late 1800, a committee of hygiene Hawaii had decided that all leprosy patient gotta spend the rest of his life on the island of Molokai, away from their families, in a no man's land where only prevailing law of force and death. It is there by choice comes at a schooner Father Damien, a Belgian priest of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts. The priest has decided to devote all his time to the leper population of this tiny island in the archipelago of Hawaii ...
Description: The real storyline of airman Douglas Bader who overcame the loss of both legs in a 1931 flying accident to become a successful warrior pilot and wing leader during Globe Fight II.
Description: Set both in Latin America and the United States, the movie explores the historic and actual relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger tells that the movie "...tells a universal story... analysing and revealing, through vivid testimony, the storyline of nice power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the real nature of the so-called "war on terror". According to Pilger, the film’s message is that the greed and power of empire is not invincible and that folks power is everytime the "seed beneath the snow".
Description: THE MONEY MASTERS DVD Set is a 3 1/2 hour non-fiction, historical documentary that traces the origins of the political power structure that guidelines our nation and the globe today. The modern political power structure has its roots in the hidden manipulation and accumulation of gold and another forms of money.
Description: The problems the miners strike for contain equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and security issues.Ramon Quintero supports organize the strike, but at home he treats his wife,Esperanza Quintero,as a second class citizen.Esperanza who is pregnant with their third child,is usually passive but she changes her attitude when the boys are forced to end their picketing by a Taft-Hartley Act injuction.
Description: In the days of Lord Henry IV,stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants,without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they adventure to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Macworth's daughter Anne,makesfriends and enemies,and learns to be a knight.
Description: In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a terrible orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his mate Horemheb is appointed to the service of the fresh Pharoah. Sinuhe's private triumphs and tragedies are played vs the larger canvas of the turbulent happenings of the 18th dynasty. As Sinuhe is drawn into court intrigues he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth.
Description: In the late 15th century, a forbidden romance blossoms between Gusti Putri, a Javanese Hindu princess and Hang Tuah, a Malay Muslim fighter from Melaka, vs a backdrop of fight and mysticism.
Description: Sir Martin Gilbert, creator of over sixty ebooks and the host of A&E's JERUSALEM, hosts this gripping acc of Israel's hard first years. Filled with rare footage, photographs, and interviews with participants in the Fight of Independence, this is the definitive document of one of the turning points in modern history. Extraordinary footage filmed by Bernard Beecham, a British soldierBritish sol
Description: Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold. The only survivor is Elsalill, who moves to relatives in Marstrand. There she meets a charming young officer - Sir Archi, and she later understands that he was one of the murderers. She is in a classic dilemma between her love for Sir Archi and justice.
Description: A film based on true wartime diaries says the storyline of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The storyline follows the regiment during the Continuation Fight from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced some of the most grueling wars vs the Soviet Union.
Description: Under the rule of Lord David, Israel is united and prosperous although surrounded by opponents including Egypt and its allies. The aging Lord David favors his younger son, Solomon, as his successor, but David's elder son Prince Adonijah, a warrior, declares himself King. When David learns of this, he publicly announces Solomon to be his successor. Adonijah and Joab, his general, withdraw in rage. Israel prospers under Lord Solomon's wise and benevolent rule and is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region. The Pharaoh of Egypt agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba in a plot to undermine Solomon's rule. Sheba is to seduce Solomon and introduce Sheban pagan worship into Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Prince Adonijah, actually banished, also conspires with Pharaoh and is given an units to conquer Solomon. The movie is a highly fictionalized dramatization of happenings depicted in The Bible -- First Lords chapter 10 and Second Chronicles chapter 9.
Description: Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a man as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under Lord Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire as she discovers the difficult life of the terrible folks of France. She is caught up in the French Revolution, and gotta select between her loyalty and love.
Description: Le Ly lives in a tiny Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when fight breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for the city, surviving desperate situations, but surviving nonetheless. Eventually she meets a U.S. Marine called Steve Butler who treats her kindly and says her he would like to be married -- maybe to her.
Description: British historian and creator Niall Ferguson explains how large cash works today as well as the causes of and solutions to economic catastrophes in this extended ver The Ascent of Cash documentary. Through interviews with top experts, such as former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and American currency speculator George Soros, the intricate globe of finance, including global commerce, banking and lending, is examined thoroughly.
Description: Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It starts with the murder and the happenings surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury. The film then covers District Attorney, Bobby DeLaughters transformation and alliance with Myrlie Evers, wife of Medgar Evers, of the, as he becomes more involved with bringing Beckwith to trial for the third time 30 years later. Some of the characters are played by the current participants in this story.
Description: This movie is about the Jewish woman Sara and the crash of her family during Globe Fight II. Her parents have to live in the Jewish ghetto in Amsterdam, but soon they are arrested and deported. Sara decides to flee with her brother and his girlfriend to Palestine. Based on the ebook by Marga Minco.
Description: This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The problems addressed contain secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.
Description: 30 avril 1962. La guerre d'Algérie est terminée depuis deux mois, mais Charles de Gaulle a négocié avec le FLN lors des accords d'Évian la poursuite d'essais atomiques dans le désert du Sahara. Sous les yeux des officiels réunis dans un poste d'observation situé à 5 km du lieu de l'explosion, le Taourirt se fissure libérant un nuage radioactif : ce sera l'accident de Béryl.
Description: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to search Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Units to defect from the Lord back to him. The greatest of the British generals, the Duke of Wellington, beat Napolean's greatest generals in Spain and Portugal, but actually gotta beat Napoleon himself with an Anglo Allied army.
Description: 1902....the Australian Federation is a year old. Twelve year-old Tom's father, Nat, has dragged him and his sister, Sarah, to an isolated farm at the edge of the woods. But Nat's dream of living off the land has died and he is losing his grip on sanity. When three ex-soldiers arrive at their cabin one night Tom, like his father, believes they are providence.
Description: An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a boy poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a girl gotta hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a scoundrel fools a priest on his deathbed; three brothers take revenge on their sister's lover; a young woman sleeps on the roof to meet her boyfriend at night; a group of painters wait for inspiration; a crafty priest attempts to seduce his friend's wife; and two mates create a pact to search out what happens after death. Pasolini is up to his old tricks satirizing the Church, and throwing in liberal doses of life and love
Description: A short movie depicting the execution of Mary, Queen of the Scots. Mary is brought to the execution block and made to kneel down with her neck over it. The executioner lifts his axe ready to bring it down. After that frame Mary has been replaced by a dummy. The axe comes down and severs the head of the dummy from the body. The executioner picks up the head and shows it around for everyone else to see. One of the first camera tricks to be used in a movie.
Description: The storyline of America's rise to power starting in 1959, it uses nothing but archive footage and America pop music. Showing the consequences on the rest of the globe and in peoples mind.
Description: Fact-based fight drama about an American battalion of over 500 boys which gets trapped behind opponent lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of Globe Fight I. Based on a real story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 during the final months of WWI. Assigned to capture an opponent stronghold in Charlvaux at the height of the Argonne campaign, the boys of the AEF 308th Battalion, 77th Division, are led by young American major Charles Whittlesey, an inexperienced but dedicated "citizen soldier." Fully slash off from the another allied troops, unaware of their vulnerability, and barraged by "friendly fire," the 500-plus boys of the 308th bravely keep their position, suffering wonderful losses and unspeakable deprivations in the process -- while the battalion's superior officers, far from the firing line, callously prepare to write off the boys as expendable casualties.
Description: The Apache Indians have reluctantly accepted to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and important actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so another fighters form an attack squad which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi
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I saw this movie at a very, very young age and I suspect that it is the reason I developed a massive interest in zone exploration. I recently saw this again for the first time in many years since all I had was a vague recollection of it. And after watching many times since then I have no trouble telling that this is one of the greatest documentaries ever made.One gotta give the film's director, Al Reinert, at a ton of credit for his work. Who else should have come up with the brilliant notion behind this film? Who would have thought of taking footage from all of the Apollo missions (and a couple of the Gemini missions) and combining them with the words of the boys who went where no one had (or has since) gone before? (Apologies for paraphrasing Star Trek) The genius of this movie is that it shuns away from traditional documentary styling. Instead of compiling facts on one point and having a well known actor/actress do the narration, the movie lets those who went say the story. Who else is better qualified? They might not be professional actors, but the astronauts don't need to be. It is the power of the happenings they describe that is the main reason for their presence. They are a strong voice in this story.In many reviews I have read, I have seen complaints about the mixing of footage or the test of footage out of its context (a Gemini reentry used for the TLI burn for example). Yes the mixing is nowhere near subtle and is, thus, blatantly obvious. But it is my feeling that this mixing was necessary. The only method to receive across the storyline of Apollo's achievement to the average person was to mix the footage. Does it really matter in the end? I mean by that this: the movie isn't about a single point to the Moon. No, the power of Apollo lies not in every mission, but in the overall result of the Apollo program. This movie is about the adventure of Apollo, the result in had on the astronauts, and the result it had on us all.If there is one element of this movie that really stayed with boys it was the music. It is among the most pretty and haunting things you will ever here. Brian Eno does a marvelous job of conveying the mystery and majesty of both zone and the Moon. This is one of those scores who really have to hear to believe.For All Mankind, perhaps better then anything else out there, demonstrates the power of humanity in space. For one to really appreciate this movie it needs to be seen on a huge screen in surround sound. Only then can one appreciate both the movie and the power of the Apollo legacy. This is the first movie I've seen that I suggest to everyone. This is a movie that is truly "For All Mankind".
I taped this off British TV in 1989 or 1990, and should never understand why nobody I speak to has ever heard of it! Even true zone enthusiasts have not seen or heard of this unbelievable film. Even today it remains unavailable on DVD except in the USA (buy an import from Amazon, well worth it!).Quite simply there is no better method to say the storyline of such a special and unique adventure than in the words of those who undertook it. Here we have the live radio transmissions between the astronauts and Houston, reminiscences from the astronauts a decade or so after and no interference from any professional actor/narrator. There is footage even the most obsessed zone enthusiast will not have seen, especially the 8mm movie shot by the astronauts themselves. This movie presents, in a mere 80 minutes, the storyline of the Apollo missions from pre-launch preparations though the journey, their time on the surface of the moon to the take-off from the moon and secure return to earth. The views are as majestic as any on the earth, all accompanied by soft and appropriately ethereal music. Why this hidden gem of a movie is not constantly being broadcast on a documentary channel or even entertainment stations is fully beyond me - and also beyond those I have shared the DVD with. Seek out this movie and watch it. As a mate told to me, "why is it we can walk into any store and purchase row upon row of rubbish and we cannot purchase this, which shows a true achievement of mankind".
I've been a fanatic of Brian Eno's work for years, and have cherished the album entitled "Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks." The album is the commissioned soundtrack for this compilation documentary of the NASA Apollo missions. What a harmony of the arts this is. The stark NASA footage coupled with the hauntingly soothing score make a fascinating marriage of techniques and styles. Although the melody editor overused certain tracks over others, the subtlety of Eno's melody prevents it from becoming repetitive. A pleasure to watch.
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