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Description: Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old mate and fudging principles to create the important deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. But it should be a large boost to his career, so he takes it on. Supporting him prepare the situation is cute southern researcher Karen Traynor, and their developing relationship further complicates and compromises his life.
Description: Oldrich "Fajolo" Fajták (Marián Bielik), a student who directs quasi-existentialist verbal abuse at his girlfriend Bela Blazejová (Jana Beláková), takes off to a formally volunteer summer work camp at a farm where he meets her grandfather.
Description: After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.
Description: The recent Fat Gipsy Production carries the name "Snapshot". It's one of the Snowboard highlights of the season. If somebody tells there was no powder in Europe this winter he is definitely wrong!
Description: In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and passions of the type that lie well-hidden in the mists of the nearby lake. An intense plot and a fully unexpected ending create up this film, which details characters who are vulnerable, innocent and ordinary, but who become ruthless and callous, worrying only about protecting their financial resources. The offences are disproportionately serious compared to the financial benefits they test to safe
Description: Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her mate Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits her as charmingly new enough to wait, in-living, on gentlemen.
Description: Vincent, a young boy who suffers from Tourette's syndrome, has just lost his mother. His father, a successful politician, does not wish to take care of him and therefore territories him into a mental institution. He is place into a room with Alexander, a guy with a compulsive disorder, and is shown around by Marie, an anorectic girl.
Description: Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar first exploded onto the West End scene in 1971 and it was clear that the musical globe would never be the same again. For the first time ever, Jesus Christ Superstar has been specially filmed for video. Shot at Pinewood Studios, this brand fresh filmed scene ver starring Glenn Carter and Rik Mayall captures one of the greatest score Andrew Lloyd Webber has ever written and is packed with hit songs including, 'I Don't Know How To Love Him', 'Gethsemane' and 'Superstar'.
Description: A poignant comedy about a mute who befriends Nicole, the tiny daughter of a prostitute. Gleason shows his considerable talents as an actor without uttering a sound as he plays the bumbling, kind-hearted janitor, Gigot. Gleason wrote the original storyline and melody for this film.
Description: On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to Fresh York Town were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A city of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American airspace reopened.
Description: Sixteen year old Sergei is the son of Boris, the head of the Batagi guild of reindeer breeders. Awarded the game of herdsman, with the clan's biggest herd, he joins the Evenk tribe for the first time as they start their summer cattle drive across the pastures of the Siberian mountains. As the tribe's only source of income, these reindeer are their pride and joy and they will stop at nothing to protect them from their most bitter enemy, the Wolf. Written by American Movie Market.
Description: At the dawn of Globe Fight 2, a Rabbi's daughter and a disenchanted German soldier fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous adventure to search one another.
Description: The three sons of devout Danish farmer Morten have widely disparate religious beliefs. Youngest son Anders shares his father's religion, but eldest son Mikkel has lost his faith, while middle kid Johannes has become delusional and proclaims that he is Jesus Christ himself. When Mikkel's wife, Inger goes into a hard childbirth, everyone's beliefs are place to the test.
Description: Focusing on the bonding between three female (an African American female, a half African American half Latino American female, and a Latino American female) high school members of Brooklyn's "Jackie Robinson Steppers Marching Band" and the choices the women face once their school closes down because of the need for asbestos removal. This movie is about a host of topics, not least of which is the hard-work involved in maintaining
Description: A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two start an affair. What will the Fates bring this family? Alexis's roadster and the melody of Bach figure in the conclusion.
Description: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just nice friends. They happen to be two women experiencing other type of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and brother who sometimes fight. They happen to be lovers. Love Sick is about their stories.
Description: 19 year old Wojtek lives in a poverty stricken Polish town. He is in love with an older woman, an illegal emigrant from Ukraine. He boxes in illegal matches to receive cash and is spotted by a boy running a safety business. Accepting this man's offer means becoming a gangster, but this should let him to a residence permit for his girlfriend Katya.
Description: In the North of Spain, Estrella grows up captivated by her father, a doctor with mystical powers—and by the enigma of his youth in the South, a near-mythical region whose secrets haunt Estrella more and more as time goes on.
Description: Robert Tucker, a young gay boy who is almost without affect, sits in different waiting rooms. As he sits, he recalls happenings from the year of his childhood when his father dies. He's ten or eleven that year, picked on by bullies at the Catholic school he attends. He seems friendless. At home, his mother is quiet, his father is ill and angry. After his father's death, there's a wake, the coffin arrives, the body is removed. The lad grieves, alone.
Description: In sepia tones, the movie moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age caring for his cheerful but dying mother; he's a lad at Catholic school, practicing his catechism, going to confession for the first time, receiving the Eucharist, surrounded by the singing of a children's choir. In middle age, he looks through his scrapbook of photographs of muscular men; he recalls lovers and his mother's cremation. A nurse sits beside him on his last night; in his last breath, he reaches forward and back.. Written by
Description: The devil has a stye in his eye, caused by the purity of a vicar's daughter. To receive rid of it, he sends Don Juan up from hell to seduce the 20 year old Britt-Marie and to rob her of her virginity and her belief in love. She however can resist him and things receive even turned around when Don Juan falls in love with her. The fact that he feels love for the first time now, makes him even less pretty to her and Don Juan returns to hell.
Description: Pretty violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the melody of Ravel, and a mate of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her testing is passionate.
Description: These three semi-autobiographical short movies by Terence Davies follow the adventure of Robert Tucker, first seen as a hangdog kid in "Children", then as a hollow-eyed middle-aged boy in "Madonna and Child", and finally as a decrepit old boy in "Death and Transfiguration". Dreamlike and profoundly moving.
Description: The second part of Terence Davies' trilogy revolving around Liverpudlian Robert Tucker, focusing on the character's efforts in middle-age to come to terms with his homosexuality.
Description: Tanya is almost sixteen and angry. She is in love with Henrik and unhappy. Her mother has decided they're moving the very same day Tanya gets the job as drummer in Henrik's band, Limbo. It really isn't much fun having to leave behind everything you care about. Nor is it much fun having a mother who keeps on changing her boyfriends. And who doesn't understand that sitting in a coffee bar in city with mates is infinitely better than rummaging about in a field in the country. In fact it just is no nice being 16 and being forced to abandon the things that really matter in life - love, mates and music. Unless you can search a method to run away from it all. But that takes courage. And money. Tanya gets a tiny less mad the day Lisbeth gives her a ride. Lisbeth who's everytime running around on her moped. And is a nice laugh. Lisbeth who's got a boyfriend - Iver. Tanya thinks. Tanya who's only got her sheep dog Floyd. And her tiny brother Joachim. She thinks.
Description: Seminary student Michael Kovak reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest territories on Earth.
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Bruno Ganz is astonishing as a boy recovering from traumatic brain injury. His performance is more realistic than most cinematic depictions of brain injury (aside from the concept that brain surgery should have been performed without shaving his head!), which is in itself remarkable; the many methods in which there is a knife in his head, literally and figuratively and symbolically, add layers to an already brilliant performance.Angela Winkler also shines in her complex and troubled relationship to the injured man.It's been years since I saw this film, and yet it stays with me. I really wish to see it again. I have to tell I think it's a true shame that it was not more widely seen initially, and that it never seems to create it back to the revival houses...
According to reports at the time, the Federal Republic of Germany (or "West Germany," as it was known then,) became somewhat of a police state in the mid-70's.The embarrassing, heavy blunder of the Munich '72 Olympics segued into the Baader-Meinhoff, and at some mission the German government started using police strategies that had more to do with Orwellian practices than civil rights. This film reflects that, and it does so while showing the arduous process experienced by its protagonist (admirably played by Bruno Ganz,) who gotta literally rewire his brain after the forces of the State almost slay him by mistake and then test to blame him in order to cover things up.There gotta have been a measure of freedom left in W. Germany for this film to have come out somehow. Is Ganz's recovery (from vegetable back to human being after having had his memory wiped out) an allegory of Germany itself (from Nazism to freedom and back to a police state again)? Go figure. All I know is that is film left an indelible impression in my mind, which is telling a lot in an era when German cinematography was coming up with a gem each another month.Seek it out.
This film is both serious and humorous and it's worth seeing alone for the magnificent acting of Bruno Ganz. He's just so watchable and has an nice method to deliver his lines. It also has one of the most scary and brilliant endings I know. It makes the film continue in your head after the credits roll.
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