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Description: In 1912, in Austria, the painter Egon Schiele is sent to jail accused of pornography with the nymphet Tatjana in his erotic paints. His mate, the model Vally, gets support from a popular lawyer to release him. Then he leaves Vally, marries with other girl and goes to the war.
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Description: Inventor Carl Åkerblom is a rosy-cheeked 54 year-old admirer of Franz Schubert - and a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancée, Pauline Thibault. Together with other patient, Professor Osvald Vogler, they set up a movie project: the living talkie. Before long, they set off on a frantic tour with their film, "The Joy of the Joyous Girl"... Written by Fredrik Klasson
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Description: The joyous screen ver of the Broadway and London musical hit. "If I had the money, I'd purchase me a banjo!" tells struggling sales clerk Arthur Kipps (Tommy Steele). Later he'll inherit enough to purchase a entire bloomin' orchestra. But can his newfound wealth purchase happiness? Multi-talented Steele brings his London and Fresh York scene smash to the screen in this big, cheerful tune-filled production based on H.G. Wells' charming novel "Kipps." Cyril Ritchard costars as a thespian who introduces Arthur to the joys of Edwardian London's melody halls. And a large cast of high-stepping, high spirited singers and dancers have the time of their lives. Play because "Half A Sixpence" gets you a million dollars' worth of fun.
Description: Karen had a promising future: A blossoming career as a journalist and the love and help of her photojournalist boyfriend, Ryan. But when Karen becomes ill, both seem to vanish into thin air. Actually stricken with a poor situation of writers block, her attempts to reach Ryan go unanswered. After recovery, she begins dating, her writing career gets back on track and she eventually gets engaged. Shortly before her wedding, Ryan contacts her. She's stunned to search out that Ryan never abandoned her. Actually confused about her future, she's faced with large decisions that will determine her fate...but fate has a several twists of its own...will forever be long enough?
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Wow, what an exciting short. I was surprised at the tension of this flick, although it reminded me more than once of "Opus 66" a French horror-short. Anyway, the storyline is as follows: a power-line repairman gets off of work early and heads home (to his family?). Unfortunately, he gets kidnapped is locked up in the trunk of his own car. The tension rises, but he doesn't seem to be able to gratis himself.I'm not going to spoil the rest, but I can say you that this first movie from Jim Gillespie (who soon did the neo-slasher I Know What You Did Last Summer), is a cute nice one, making nice test of its brisk 18 or so mins runtime. The mood, dialogue and direction are excellent. Recommended, although the movie may be difficult to find. How about putting it on the IKWYDLS dvd ? Nice fun.
A boy is named out to inspect a remote electricity pylon and, once he finds the trouble is minor, he heads home. As he drives home he comes across an injured boy lying the middle of the road; but when he gets out to support he finds it is a trap and he is knocked out by a second boy hiding in the hedges. He wakes up in the boot of his own car, tied up and heading who knows where.I don't know who Kate Ogborn is but, as executive producer, she has produced many of the short movies that I have seen in the past several years. She is not on the IMDb credits for this movie (meaning that she has done another work that IMDb doesn't have) but I saw her name on the credits as this ended. I would like to meet her because this is yet other powerful short that she has been involved in and also appears to be the break through that gave Gillespie the possibility to create 'I know what you did last summer'. The plot, as with many shorts, is easy and not totally explained, suffice to tell that, if there is a message, it is a dire warning vs procrastination!The movie moves very quickly and is very tense and enjoyable with moments of violence, brief cliff hangers and an ending that is dark but enjoyable at the same time. I didn't know any of the cast but they all do well in their different roles, in particular the lead actor who is a very sympathetic hero and allows us to receive right into the movie without much build up.Overall this is a nice short movie and could be seen by the (sadly large) numbers of folks who look down their nose at short movies as something not worth their time. It is dark, it is quick paced and is very enjoyable. Darkly comic without being funny this is well worth tracking down it may not be a nice movie but it is a nice example of what shorts are generally used for quick, punchy calling cards as to what those involved can do.
"Joyride" is a British 10-minute film from 1995, so this one had its 20th anniversary last year already. It was written and directed by Jim Gillespie. This is the storyline of a boy who gets tricked by two psychopaths and taken hostage in a car. The joyride begins, or maybe I could tell nightmare ride for the protagonist. But he is not the only one who gets his fair share, so are the police officers. I gotta tell this was a cute tense mix of thriller, action and horror and I would have given it a 6 stars out of 10 if it wasn't for the abysmal ending. First of all, it makes no sense that he knocks out cold the one guy in his state at the end. And these cool comments also don#t feel authentic at all at the very end. Quite a shame as with this they destroyed a fairly convincing work that most filmmakers should have been proud of. But because of the ending I give it a thumbs-down. Not recommended.
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