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Description: BHOPALI documents the experience of second generation kids affected by the Union Carbide gas disaster of 1984, the worst industrial disaster in history, and subsequent contamination of groundwater by Union Carbide Corporation (an American company actually owned by Dow Chemical, the second biggest chemical company in the world). It follows few kids as they and their families cope with the ongoing medical and social disaster, as well as their memories of that traumatizing night that shocked the globe and changed Bhopal forever. Set vs the backdrop of vehement protests for the 25th anniversary of the disaster, the Bhopalis continue to war for justice, proving to be anything but victims. Set vs a backdrop of high stakes activism, global politics, and human rights advocacy, this movie explores the ongoing struggle for justice vs Union Carbide, the American corporation responsible for the disaster. Featuring Noam Chomsky, Satinath Sarangi, and attorney Rajan Sharma.
Description: 1991 was the year when the normally dominant Honda Marlboro McLaren squad received a shock! The Williams-Renaults, when reliable, were by far the most competitive vehicles in the Championship. Ayrton Senna thoroughly dominated the early races of the '91 Championship but it later developed into a tense-way war as Nigel Mansell clawed his Williams-Renault into contention. The FIA F1 Globe championship continues to be at the pinnacle of globe motorsport. The reason is clearly shown in this compilation packed with unseen movie material including interviews and on-board camera shots held back especially for you to enjoy.
Description: Spain, under Philip IV (1621-1665). The movie is based on a novel by Gonzalo Torrente Ballester. The Lord (Gabino Diego) is stunned to see the naked body of Marfisa (Laura del Sol), the most pretty prostitute of the city and Court. After that, he also wants to see the Queen (Anne Roussel) naked. However, the King, despite the opposition and the scandal of the Church, will not stop until he reaches his wishes.
Description: The young composer Mikhail Glinka performs his fresh work at a soiree at earl Vielgorsky's house. However, the public is accustomed to Western music, and reacts coldly to the creation of the composer. This makes him very sad, but later he decides to go learn the art of melody in Italy. After returning from Italy, he is full of desire to write national Russian opera. Vasily Zhukovsky proposes a subject: a feat of Ivan Susanin. Tsar Nicholas I change the name of the opera to A Life for the Tsar and assigns a librettist - Baron Rosen. Acquaintance with the future co-author shocked Glinka: Rosen speaks Russian with a noticeable German accent. The premiere was successful, but Glinka was still not entirely satisfied with the libretto: "False words were written by Rosen". When Nicholas I learned that Ruslan and Lyudmila was written on Pushkin's subject, he sees it as sedition. The bitter experience of the composer brighten his supporters.
Description: 2000 heralded other season packed full of exciting F1 action. Ferrari wasted no time putting the pressure on McLaren, underlining just how competitive they had become. Michael Schumacher’s early dominance threatened to conclude the championship before it had really begun. But once McLaren found their form first David Coulthard and then Mika Hakkinen challenged for the title.
Description: A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital pc and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in Globe Fight II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a safety risk.
Description: At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios. The expedition is murdered by the indios, only the priest is sparred. Santiago, the priest, first tries to continue christianization, but finally becomes one of them - until the Spaniards return.
Description: The Grand Inquisitor Janus still obsessed with Marie. Her beauty and courage do not go unnoticed, but to her dismay, she finally reached a full life with her husband and daughter Trudi.
Description: This documentary takes a look at gargoyles, the stone or cement monsters that adorn the lofty tops of buildings. Thought by some to include the trapped souls of the condemned and believed by others to ward off evil, these adornments are sources of curiosity even today.
Description: Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to Fresh Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he gotta become sophisticated and does so. By the time he sells the mill, begins a plantation and tries to wed Jedualon the girl has wed playboy Phillipe. Along the method to real wisdom he designs a unique knife made from part of a meteorite.
Description: Filmmaker Jarreth Merz directs this eye-opening documentary about the 2008 presidential elections in Ghana, chronicling the start-to-finish drama of campaigning in a nation that's long served as a measure of the continent's political stability.
Description: First Invasion: The Fight of 1812, a History Channel documentary that first aired in 2004, portrays a young United States of America "on the brink of annihilation" as it wars the biggest and most strong empire on earth. Critics tell the documentary is far too pro-American, and that it ignores or downplays crucial elements of the Fight of 1812. Others praise First Invasion for its compelling presentation of a far too neglected period of history.
Description: It's the height of the Cold Fight and the United States government is desperate to combat the spread of Communism. The CIA launches a highly classified, top secret research tool into the covert test of biological and chemical agents. In simulated attacks on opponent populations, whole towns in America are contaminated with bacteria, exposing millions of Americans to germ warfare. But the true focus of the research is on mastering the art of mind control. Psychiatrists at top academic institutions work under secret contract with the agency. Psychiatric patients, prisoners, even unwitting members of the public are exposed to a startling array of experiments designed to facilitate interrogations, induce amnesia and tool in fresh behavior. Each psychological technique is explored, including hypnosis, electroshock therapy and lethal cocktails of drugs. What was the extent of these brainwashing experiments? How did the CIA become involved in such far-reaching and disturbing research?
Description: In Thebes in ancient Greece, Lord Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polyneices - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. Lord Oedipus dies a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eye, and Eteocle agrees to reign in Thebes in alternating years with Polynices. However, he refuses to resign after the first year and Polynieces raises an units and attacks Thebes, and they slay every other. The ruler of Thebes Creon decrees that Eleocles could have an honorable burial while the body of the traitor Polyneices could be left on the battlefield to be eaten by the jackals and vultures. However, Antigone, who was betrothed to Creon's surviving son Haemon, defies Creon's orders and buries her brother. When Creon is reported of the attitude of Antigone, he sentences her to be placed in a tomb alive. Antigone hangs herself in the tomb and Haemon tries to slay his father first and then he kills himself with his sword...
Description: A documentary on Soviet filmmaker Aleksandr Medvedkin, examining his tumultuous career, the rediscovery of his masterpiece Happiness, and Russia's struggles over the course of the 20th Century.
Description: Marcus Numidius (Ettore Manni), a Roman tribune sent to Armenia to place down a gladiators' revolt, captures the rebels' famous leader, Aselepius (Georges Marchal). Princess Amira (Gianna Maria Canale), with ambitions of being Queen and jealous of Asclepius' popularity, plans his death in the arena by substituting a lion for his human enemy
Description: A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title.
Description: Director William A. Wellman adds other to his long line of salutes-to-aviation movies in this bio of an aviation pioneer, John Montgomery (Glenn Ford.) In 1883 he built a practical glider despite the opposition of his friends, who thought he was crazy, and of his family, who were scared that his dreams of flying would harm his father's political ambitions. He pursues his education at Santa Clara University where the Jesuits lend a supporting and understanding hand. An earthquake destroys what appears to be a working model for an airplane, but a gold-sorting machine Montgomery invented, and then neglected, promises to deliever for his financial needs to hold working on his aircraft until he gets involved in costly lawsuits defending his invention.
Description: "Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements. This movie exists in two versions. This longer, unreleased slash (which is rarely screened) brackets this material fictional sequences. The introductory sequence shows Uncle Sam on holiday in Hawaii on December 6th. A hero embodying the Voice of Responsibility warns him that ignoring Japanese immigrant Fifth Column activity will lead to disaster. The concluding sequence the ghost of a serviceman killed in the attack discussing how the US will beat the Japanese with the ghost of a Revolutionary Fight soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
Description: Fight Department Training Movie No. 107-B. This is the second in a series of pictures introducing pilots to the P-47. A third picture will cover high altitude flight and aerobatics. In this movie you will see GROUND HANDLING ... TAKE-OFF ... NORMAL FLIGHT ... LANDING Presented by the Units Air Forces in cooperation with Republic Aviation (1943)
Description: Fight Department Training Movie No. 107-C In preceding movies in this series you have met the P-47 and taken it through take-off, normal flight and landing. In this movie we give the P-47 some action Presented by the Units Air Forces in cooperation with Republic Aviation Corporation 1943
Description: In July 2005 a large explosion in the Guatemalan Capital leads to the discovery of the historic archive of the National Police. On the grounds of the today's Police Academy used to be located the island, the secret prison of notorious National Police squads.And here millions of documents appeared. Aided by an extraordinary visual end emotional interaction, the movie traces the storyline of a tragedy and finds prove for inconceivable atrocities committed by the Safety Forces. It is also a film about a young generation of archive workers willing to gratis their society from the stranglehold of its own history.
Description: The failed coup d'état of February 23, 1981, which began with the capture of the Congress of Deputies and ended with the release of parliamentarians, place at serious risk the Spanish democracy.
Description: Stalags were pocket ebooks whose plots revealed lusty female SS officers sexually abusing camp prisoners. During the 1960s, parallel to the trial held vs Nazi fight criminal Adolf Eichmann, sales of this pornographic literature broke all records in Israel and hundreds of thousands of copies were sold at kiosks. The popularity of the Stalags only declined after a much-reported trial, in which their creators were accused of distributing anti-Semitic pornography. This movie examines the notorious phenomenon, exposing the authors of this category for the first time. It posits that the combination of pornography and the Holocaust also appears in canonic Holocaust literature and continues to be a widespread part of the representation of the Holocaust in Israel today.
Description: Sweden, 1782. Jacob, a young noble, somewhat wild and vehement, returns from his studies in France. After his absence, he returns home happy, but is even happier of meeting his beloved sister Charlotte again. However he has been promised to the Baron Alsmeden, a boy of nice influence at court, and this fact will awake a feeling like jealousy in Jacob
Description: Therese lives in two worlds. As housemaid she has fallen in love with the sophisticated Countess Meta von W. As a young girl of poor/humble descent, she has to watch as her sister Magdalena is being hauled into the abyss by a devilish sectarian. Together with this notorious pastor, Thomas Pöschl, Magdalena conducts exorcisms at her community/in the village. Tiny kids have to renounce Satan, a young girl is brutally exorcized and soon proclaimed a saint by Pöschl.
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I gotta say, as a fresh IMDb player I search this zone to express one views a rather welcome find. Cathartic to tell the least. Certain movies haunt me. "The Gospel According to St Matthew" is one of them. The only possible explanation is the passion of its maker. Everything about it is so true that I remember the first time I saw it, I felt I had met Jesus. My relationship with Jesus had been torturous at best. Raised catholic by very catholic pre- Vatican Council parents. So, part of my rebellion had everytime been underlined by moving away from that pathology as far away as possible. Pasolini however, a Marxist homosexual, showed me a human side of the boy I was suppose to follow that made sense, that touched me. Enrique Irazoqui plays Jesus in a method that may explain everything. He is just a guy but in his eyes, in his eyes there is something I've never seen before. Compassion without fake undertones. It chilled me. I loved him. I wanted to follow him. Pasolini wasn't trying to sell me anything, he wasn't trying to convert anyone he was doing what an artist, a true artist does. He was sharing his vision with me, with us. When folks talk about film experiences, this is the movie that comes to my mind first. I'm glad to have to occasion to share this with you.
After reading all of the reviews listed prior to my entry I search it difficult to accept with how Pier Paolo Pasolini's sexuality or political views are even worth mentioning. What is worth mentioning is the wonderfully dramatic portrayal of the storyline of Jesus by amateur actors. The lack of so-called unique results is not something that even crossed my mind when viewing this movie. The artistic mixture of poetic verse from the Fresh Testament combined with pretty vistas and believable characters bring the storyline of Jesus to life on a private level.Pasolini's Biblical adaptation of the Gospel of Matthew far surpasses show day films of this category in its overall result on the viewer. The true substance of the film, the storyline of Jesus, is not glossed over with large budget extras, professional actors, and unique results which only seem to overshadow the awe inspiring wisdom of the words spoken by Jesus in the Fresh Testament.The fact that the actors are of Mediterranean decent only serves to create the movie more believable. The costumes and settings appear to be more realistic than the Hollywood versions that I have seen in another Biblical films. The Jewish Church leaders with their alien looking hats present how detached and imposing these figures gotta have appeared to the common folks of the time of Jesus. When Jesus threatens their positions of power by bringing God directly to the folks without need of a temple or an interpreter it sheds light on how these leaders felt threatened by a "poor son of a carpenter".Most movies of this category focus more on the Romans oppression of Jesus without showing the betrayal by the Jewish leaders that led to the unjust crucifixion of Jesus.I highly suggest this movie to anyone who has become bored with seeing the storyline of Jesus on film. If you think that you have seen it all and do not wish to sit through yet other trumped up ver of the storyline of Jesus then I recommend that you view this movie, for it succeeds where all others have failed.
Well, maybe there is, but I've never caught a glimpse of it. Most films about him are fundamentally wrong. In a religion which has fully turned its back on the line "it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich boy to receive into the kingdom of Heaven" (in fact, I am surprised that some pope or another did not officially removed that line from the Bible; be sure that this movie retains it and has it come right out of the mouth of Jesus Christ, who, I assume, was its speaker in the Bible), films about Jesus are generally overproduced messes that do nothing but retell the storyline with much less result than the Bible itself has. Even Martin Scorsese's ver of the story, The Last Temptation of Christ, suffers from this. Although, despite its flaws, it has a lot more power than most movies about these same events.I do not understand why Pier Paolo Pasolini, who was a Marxist, a homosexual, and an atheist, made this film. But, despite his reason, it has turned out to be a nice masterpiece. No one has ever attempted to set the storyline in its proper setting, at least not to my knowledge. The characters here are certainly semitic and Middle Eastern, unlike the entirely Anglo-Saxon casts of each another Jesus movie or even any another religious film. Also, the cast, made up of unprofessional actors including Pasolini's own mother as the elder Mary, has not one pretty face amongst it, except for maybe the actress who plays the younger Mary; she is quite beautiful. These faces and bodies are real: unattractive, harsh and worn. Teeth are not straight and white, but crooked and discolored as they certainly would have been before dentists were around. Clothing is not beautifully colored, but plain and tattered. Only the richest folks should afford dye for clothing. Pasolini has also forsaken the traditional look of Jesus Christ. While the facial hair remains similar, although maybe lessened, the long hair is dropped in favor for shorter hair, which is the method that folks wore it at the time. The photo of the long-haired Jesus is a situation of syncresis, that is, the mixing of religions; that photo was adopted from the ancient Greek depictions of Bacchus, the god of wine.What effects is an acc as straighforward as can possibly exist. With Pasolini's own private convictions, the audience does not have to feel like they are being preached at. Christians, unless they are so foolish as to trust that Jesus WAS an Anglo-Saxon, could be moved to tears. Nonbelievers (anyway, those who appreciate film) will reel at the marvelous test of classical melody (including, strangely enough, Prokofiev's melody from Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky), the greatness of the actors, especially the boy who plays Christ (I've heard that he was a Marxist truck driver), and the pretty simplicity of Pasolini's direction, sort of a excellent mix between Italian Neorealism and French Fresh Wave. I myself, a staunch atheist, found it very powerful. 10/10.
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