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House of the Stone Monkeys
The film is about two 10-year-old boys, who live in the same building but it is set in 1982, and the present day.
The Outsider
Cristian works at one of the Milan agencies as a graphic designer. One day he decides to give up this job to seek his own way and answer the questions that bother him. In a bar in the neighborhood he regularly meets his friends - Will and Sergio - with whom he conducts philosophical discussions with alcohol, until late at night. Cristian also meets Greta, a girl with a Spanish accent, in which he falls in love. He wants to give her a lot, but his feeling is not enough to build a strong relationship.
Christmas Wish
A little squirrel with lots of charm accidentally helps two poor, down-but-NOT-out families overcome their obstacles.
Death and the Knight
Secluded for ages inside his tower, an immortal Knight is awoken from his slumber by a mysterious whisper and sets off on a perilous journey to find and confront an elusive enemy.
I Could Be Your Grandmother
A brilliant business lawyer rewrites hundred of signs for the homeless.
The Phantom Father
The Phantom Father tells a story of an American professor Robert Traum, who takes a sabbatical from his teaching job to trace his roots in Romania. Traum soon discovers that he comes from a wealthy family involved in organized crime. He manages to reestablish contact with the sole remaining link to his otherwise deceased family—Sami. Rocco Castoro, the editor-in-chief of VICE magazine called the movie 'the best Romanian movie he's ever seen.'
Fear and Desire
Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
The Drowning Goat
Luca is visiting his father in Sweden for the winter break but there is an underlying tension to the festivities. An award-winning family drama from Sebastian Johansson-Micci.
30 Years and an Ocean in Between
Jaume, who was once a passionate young man, has become a disillusioned middle-aged man who has lost his desire to write and can't remember the last time he fell in love. On another boring summer day in Barcelona, he receives a surprise visit from Elisabeth, a romantic interest from the past. The encounter brings back the Jaume of yesterday, turning his monotonous life upside down.
Nutsa lives with her two small children in suburb of Tblissi, Georgia. With her Goga, they would bee today a regular family if he hadn't been arrested. Between the wedding in prison and the monthly visits, a routine sets in. Wil they be able to overcome this double reality?
True Smile
Sergio, a 26-year-old autistic male is blind and has never seen a smile. He does, however, give everybody a sincere smile every day. A documentary based on the amazing story encapsulated by Sergio Aznarez Rosado's life.
Only Water in the Sea
There is not much fish left in the Mediterranean Sea, and both fishermen and dolphins are fighting for surviving. This film shows the consequences of overfishing and unsustainable tourism in the island of Stromboli through two of the last guardians of a world that is disappearing. This is a story of extinctions of fish population and local traditions. But there is hope for the next generations.
The Lady Refuses
Father hires a woman to lure his son away from a gold digger.
Footprints on the Moon
A woman is tormented by strange dreams of astronauts on the moon. She visits a deserted seaside town whose inhabitants know her although she does not know them.
Champagne Safari
Photographed and produced by both Jackson Leighter...and his wife...and, while not wishing to disillusion those who state this has only been seen at film festivals, this clinker of a ...
The Southerner
1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground.
80-year-old retiree Arthur lives in a modest council home in Vienna. For quite some time he has lovingly been caring for his seriously ill wife Martha, with only female nurses assisting him. As he finds Fabiu, the new male hungarian care worker, on his doorstep, his routine is broken. But soon the two men become closer and inside Arthur feelings of desire and suppressed longing start to rise.
The Amazing Adventure
A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance.
Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?
Second Acts
In spite of prejudices impressed on them growing up, Lee (70s, Caucasian) and Ben (70s, African American) strike up a charming love affair over the course of an evening to discover love conquers all.
The Driver's Seat
A mentally-disturbed spinster experiences a series of bizarre encounters in Rome as she searches for someone she feels she'll know--when she finds him.
Dreaming about the Wild West in the 1970s in Eastern Europe is not enough…
Kingston Avenue
Vincent has followed the woman he loves to New York. But they're not getting along anymore. Stubborn, he's going to try to do everything to get her back.
The Pilgrim
The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.
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Moulin Rouge
Parysia is the rage of Paris. She has a daughter, secretly engaged to Andre, and the boy's aristocratic father objects to the alliance because of Margaret's mother being a revue artist. Director Ewald Andre Dupont took almost a year to make Moulin Rouge at a production cost of $500,000, a huge amount for 1928.
The Harvest
Thousands of foreign workers support today the most known Italian excellence: agri-food production. A docu-musical shows their daily exploitation.
Ali learns through medical documents the sudden recurrence of his son's incurable genetic disorder. Deciding to hide the matter from the rest of the family, he finds himself helpless and starts behaving strangely.
Hit and Run
A child is killed in a hit and run. The mother plots her revenge by posing as a maid in the house of the murderer.
The Man Who Cheated Himself
A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.
The Passionate Plumber
To make her lover jealous, a beautiful socialite passes off a bumbling plumber as her paramour.
Quality Time
Five thirty-something men in as many separate segments struggle to grapple with the relentless absurdity of their respective existences.
The Fabulous Dorseys
Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Our Quarantine
In Rome, a college professor "forces" a young student to follow a story of sixteen Moroccan workers who are governing a ship in the port of Cagliari. The vessel has become their home where they live, work, eat, pray and observe Ramadan. OUR QUARANTINE is the last long feature film directed by Peter Marcias (MY DESTINY, ABOUT PIERA, WASN'T SPAIN CATHOLIC?)
The Admiral Was a Lady
Ex-WAVE encounters four fun-loving, work-hating men, all of whom want to marry her.
The Wedding
Mirta is from Cuba and she lives in Madrid. Like many other inmigrants she works cleaning. Today at 6 pm, her daughter gets married. But nothing goes as she planned. To arrive at that wedding will be more difficult than expected.
Sociopath criminal masterminds armored car robbery.
Hotel Bleu
A down and out stand-up comedian finds refuge at Hotel Bleu, forging an off-beat partnership with a charismatic trumpet player half her age.
The Intruder
A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.
Michael lives in the French countryside where he leads a pretty boring life. While winter is coming Michael smokes joints with his friends, meets his girlfriend and trains his dog. What was initially a pure fiction turned into a documentary about an ordinary boy's life. The movie was directed by Marianne Pistone and Gilles Deroo, the couple of filmmakers who were awarded in Locarno for the best debut (Mouton).
The War Is Over
In 1999 a family with three children emigrated to Switzerland during the NATO bombing in Serbia. After years of living in their new homeland, the family faces the prospects of deportation. Desperate to stay, Rasim - the father of the family and an ex- music teacher - masterminds the making of an Albanian Dance Troupe in order to gather signatures of support from the community.
31 Hours
Stefan is an overworked surgeon who's just worked a thirty-one-hour shift. A last minute patient comes in and, as he is the only surgeon available, he goes in for one last operation before going home. Things do not go as planned though, and he loses the patient on the operating table. Starts a saga of deontological issues, where the corrupted Romanian health system comes under close scrutiny.
All Flowers in Time
A guided tour through the shattered remains of memory and identity.
Inale is the beautiful daughter of the great King Oche, of the Idoma people in Idomaland, Nigeria. Her beloved Odeh must win the wrestling tournament to win her hand in marriage. A stranger appears, that challenges not only the tradition of the village but the strength of Odeh and Inale's true love.
It's summertime and Jasmin's foster family is preparing to go on a trip. Everyone is waiting impatiently for it, but not a girl. Jasmin wants to spend time with her real mum Eva, who is back after serving a long prison term. After a quarrel with her foster parents, Jasmin runs away and persuades Eva to leave together to the countryside.
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The Captive Heart
In 1940, a concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer, only to become a prisoner of war.
Delicate Gravity
Paul receives an emotional message from Claire. He can hear the deep sadness behind her words and believes she might commit suicide…
Badge of Honor
Intersecting lives converge in a whirlwind of crime and deceit. When narcotics Detective David Myles risks everything to cover up the murder of an innocent teen, the investigation that ensues threatens to bring down the entire department. Internal affairs agent Jessica Pierson is caught in a life threatening game of cat and mouse as she gets closer and closer to revealing David for the dirty cop that he is but David will stop at nothing to stop her. No one is safe, no one will be spared... Because no one is innocent.
Game Show Dynamos
Bernard and Claire Boiko won enough money on TV game shows to escape debt and rebuild their lives. From Tic-Tac-Dough in 1956 to Jeopardy in 1967 to Trivial Pursuit in 1993, they competed on national television 28 times -- probably the longest-running record of individual TV game show appearances by husband and wife in the world. Daughter Patricia melds 10 different TV game shows and a snappy soundtrack with vivid motion graphics and vintage footage to paint an intimate portrait of her quirky parents, paradigms of 20th century family life. Yet -- as their poignant romance and ribald experiences reveal the fascinating historical context of their times -- the winning couple also come to be seen as curiously-relatable outsiders to mainstream culture. Themes of love, hardship, and achievement add emotional weight to Bernard's parting words, 'If it's a lucky life, it's mine.' Quick cash and fabulous prizes, the thrill of winning and the lasting joy of this different family make this a wonderful story of dreams unexpectedly fulfilled.
Sea Dragon
A young fossil hunter makes a groundbreaking discovery, challenging the worldview of 19th century England.
The Phantom of 42nd Street
A theatre critic (Dave O'Brien) teams up with a cop (Jack Mulhall) to investigate the murder of a Broadway actor.
Copenhagen. A police station. A foreign woman, wearing a burqa, is there with her young son to file a complaint. Yet, it seems the translator is not willing to report what she is telling.
When a Dream Comes True
Ed decides to leave his life in Barcelona to take a trip to the United States to follow his childhood dream of becoming a filmmaker there. Close to turning 40, and with his wedding just around the corner, he realizes that his life has not worked out as he had planned. An identity crisis begins which makes him leave everything and try to make his childhood dream —the American dream— come true. With the script of a film he wrote a few years ago under his arm, and the idea of trying to make the project a reality in the United States, Ed embarks on a road trip from New York to Hollywood, on which he meets diverse characters with whom he reflects upon the pros and cons of following our dreams, while at the same time he tries to achieve his and seeks a more precise definition of happiness.
Second Acts
In spite of prejudices impressed on them growing up, Lee (70s, Caucasian) and Ben (70s, African American) strike up a charming love affair over the course of an evening to discover love conquers all.
The Proud Rebel
A Confederate veteran living in the Yankee North struggles with his son's shock induced muteness and the hate of the Northerners.
Titus & Mirabella
Two people who have never had a relationship before are on their first date together. Both long passionately for a relationship, but this first date is a nuisance for both of them. They try, they really do, but one accident after another occurs and nothing goes according to their expectations.
The Smallest Show on Earth
A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit", and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.
Mourning the death of her father, Giulia is contacted by him from the other dimension.
Black Dragons
A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb.
Jail Caesar
The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. Learn the story of one of history's foremost personalities.
Dreaming about the Wild West in the 1970s in Eastern Europe is not enough…
Corpse Vanishes
A scientist extracts gland fluid to keep wife young.
A man leaves a woman, a woman leaves a man. Both meet for a short while. Great changes await them at the end of this journey.
Secret Workshops
Young Bolivian Juana gets a job as a sewer in the neighboring country Argentina, wherefore she has to leave her husband and her baby-son. After arriving in Buenos Aires, the promised factory turns out to be a prison. Nominated to the European Film Awards 2010.
Dog Men
In a not-too-distant future only a few homo sapiens are left. Struggling for survival they are forced to live from hunting the last remaining animals in the peripheral ruins of an advanced human civilization. But they are unaware of being stalked themselves by a mysterious scanner. A science-fiction story about hunting and being hunted, about extinction and survival, about dogs - and men.
New Voices in an Old Flower
It was an era, it was the start of a new vision"" says Amha Eshete, the first Ethiopian music producer back in the Golden Age, the days of Swingin' Addis. The album releases that have crossed Ethiopian borders are mainly recordings from the 50's to the 80's, however, the contemporary music scene from Addis remains, bar a few exceptions, unknown to the rest of the world. Is Addis still swinging as it used to? Music in Addis is present in actions and sounds spread out on differentiated spaces, it is an expression of the everyday urban life and its processes of transformation and adaptation in the city. New Voices In An Old Flower explores this vitality of music looking at the plurality of the city and its people. Drifting in unplanned tours through the urban landscape of contemporary Addis Ababa, this film is shaped by encounters, dialogues and collaborations with musicians and other inhabitants of the city.
Mourning After
Afraid of losing herself, a woman meets with an old friend to discuss a difficult decision.
Love Is Not Enough
Samir, must face his parent's breakup. While they meet to find the way to tell him, the little Samir surprises them, because he knows perfectly what's happening, putting his own parents into a hard place with his vision of the situation.
The Lady of Musashino
Set in post-war Japan, The Lady of Musashino tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close.
Club Paradise
A naive young girl, looking to escape from a bad family situation, falls in love with a man who turns out to be a cad, and leads her down the road to ruin.
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1947. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling & Flora Robson. An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII marries a German woman who helps him escape.
Paris, the capital of the lonely. A day in the life of three characters: a teenager suspended from school, an Indian immigrant abused by his employer and a Czech student who misses home. Armel Houstiou's film, with barely no dialogues or narration, follows three individuals who are disconnected from the world that surrounds them focusing on their gestures and alienation.