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1.
Set Fire to the Stars (2014)
The turbulent relationship between Dylan Thomas and John Malcolm Brinnin is dramatized. Brinnin was the American poet who brought Thomas to visit the U.S. in the early 1950s.
2.
Spirit of '45, The (2013)
1945 was a pivotal year in British history. After defeating fascism, the people of Britain sought a more equal society in which the elites did not control all the resources and the working classes had access to healthcare, housing and social care. Under a newly elected Labour Government led by Cleme
3.
Dolphin Boy (2012)
Suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder, teenager Morad begins dolphin-assisted therapy and makes a remarkable three-year recovery.
4.
Boy Who Was a King, The (2011)
A look at the strange history of Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who became Bulgaria's tsar at age 6, then was exiled during years of communism and returned to be elected Prime Minister.
5.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
Viewers are offered a rare look inside Chauvet Cave in southern France, site of the oldest known human-made pictorial creations, which are believed to be over 30,000 years old.
6.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
Viewers are offered a rare look inside Chauvet Cave in southern France, site of the oldest known human-made pictorial creations, which are believed to be over 30,000 years old.
7.
I Am Slave (2010)
Based on a true story about slave trading in contemporary London.
8.
Kids Grow Up, The (2010)
Filmmaker Doug Block focuses his camera on his only child Lucy, 17, as she is about to leave for college. As her departure nears, Block reflects on their close relationship, her coming-of-age, and their deep conversations. His wife Marjorie copes with Lucy's departure in her own way. Together, the c
9.
Act of God (2009)
Follows seven stories from around the world that explore the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning, an event that can precipitate questions about chance, inevitability, faith, doubt and the meaning of life.
10.
1980: The Red Riding Trilogy Part 2 (2009)
The "Ripper" has tyrannized Yorkshire for six long years and with the local police failing to make any progress, the Home Office sends in Manchester officer Peter Hunter to review the investigation. Having previously made enemies in the Yorkshire force while investigating a shooting incident in 197
11.
1974: The Red Riding Trilogy Part 1 (2009)
Yorkshire - a time of paranoia, mistrust and institutionalized police corruption. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit that characterises a police investigation into a series of child abductions.
12.
Shock Doctrine, The (2009)
Examines the rise of disaster capitalism, a doctrine which enables governments and global companies to exploit the economies of countries affected by wars, terrorist attacks or natural catastrophes.
13.
1 Day (2009)
Flash wakes up to a phone call from Angel who announces he is being released from prison and wants the five-hundred thousand pounds he left with Flash for safekeeping. Short of the full amount and pressed for time, Flash is forced to strike a deal with Evil who more than lives up to his name.
14.
1983: The Red Riding Trilogy Part 3 (2009)
Another young girl has disappeared and Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson recognizes some alarming similarities to the abductions in 1974, forcing him to come to terms with the fact that he may have helped convict the wrong man. When local solicitor John Piggott is persuaded to fight thi
15.
Vinyan (2008)
A mother travels to Thailand to find her lost child.
16.
Hunger (2008)
Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, 1981. The infamous H-Blocks is where Irish republican prisoners are on the Blanket and No-Wash protest. It is a living hell for both prisoner and prison officer as the H-Block leader, Bobby Sands, pursues various tactics to help his fellow republicans re-establish th
17.
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Poppy, an irrepressibly freespirited school teacher, brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters. Poppy's ability to maintain her perspective is tested when her commuter bike is stolen. However, she signs up for driving lessons with Scott, who tur
18.
China's Stolen Children (2008)
Set in China, where the infamous one child policy has had the side effect of a boom in stolen children. Through candid interviews with parents of stolen children, a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring, to new parents grappling with giving up their daughter through lack of option
19.
Rough Aunties (2008)
The Rough Aunties protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa.
20.
It's a Free World... (2007)
Angie gets sacked from the recruitment agency where she works for bad behavior in public. With immigrants desperate to work for her, she seizes her opportunity and teams up with her flat mate, Rose, to run a similar business from their kitchen.
21.
My Enemy's Enemy (2007)
Centers on the life of Klaus Barbie, the Nazi and "Butcher of Lyons" who lived undisturbed in Bolivia for many years after World War II, but was caught, tried and convicted in the 1980s for war crimes. Focuses particularly on Barbie's involvement with the CIA, which reportedly employed him for years
22.
It's a Free World... (2007)
Angie gets sacked from the recruitment agency where she works for bad behavior in public. With immigrants desperate to work for her, she seizes her opportunity and teams up with her flat mate, Rose, to run a similar business from their kitchen.
23.
Boy A (2007)
Jack has a terrible secret. He is really the notorious Boy A who committed a terrible crime when he was just a child. Recently released from a juvenile prison, he enters a world he has never been part of. He is haunted by his grim past, and is more a boy than a man at 24. His caseworker Terry se
24.
Exodus (2007)
About a politician who puts all of society's "unwanted"--the unemployed, social deviants, drug addicts and alcoholics, criminals and people of certain races--in a fenced-in community on the site of the old funfair.
25.
Young@Heart (2007)
Young@Heart is a New England senior citizens chorus that has delighted audiences worldwide with their covers of songs by everyone from The Clash to Coldplay. Based in Northampton, Massachusetts, the group is made up of two dozen spirited seniors who specialize in reinterpreting rock, punk and R & B
26.
Jihad for Love, A (2007)
Explores the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality by illuminating multiple stories as diverse as Islam itself and depicting lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France.
27.
Boy A (2007)
Jack has a terrible secret. He is really the notorious Boy A who committed a terrible crime when he was just a child. Recently released from a juvenile prison, he enters a world he has never been part of. He is haunted by his grim past, and is more a boy than a man at 24. His caseworker Terry se
28.
Mosquito Problem & Other Stories, The (2007)
Tells the epic story of the village of Belene: a village turned concentration camp, turned city, turned nuclear power plant. Belene's population is a tale of ideologies, mass murder, guilt, hope for redemption and billions of mosquitoes.
29.
Death of a President (2006)
An unknown gunman assassinates George W. Bush. A couple of years later, an investigative documentary is made. It features all the people involved that fateful day: the protestors outside a Chicago hotel; the suspects in the shooting and their families; the Secret Service men who failed to protect th
30.
Almost Adult (2006)
A pair of teen girls relocate to the United Kingdom while helping each other deal with the horrors from their pasts.
31.
Ghosts (2006)
Ai Qin, a young Chinese girl from Fujian, borrows $25,000 to pay the Snakehead gang to smuggle her into the UK so she can support her son and family back in China. Once in the UK, she becomes another one of three million migrant workers that are the bedrock of its food supply chain, construction and
32.
Georgi i peperudite (2005)
A group portrait of the director of a crumbling psychiatric hospital, its wards and staff. Psychiatrist and neurologist Georgi Lulchev is an idealist and dreamer. For therapeutic and practical reasons, he wants to involve his patients in business enterprises, travelling to all kinds of different far
33.
Deal, The (2004)
The true story abot the relationship between England's Prime Minister, Tony Blair and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown following how they went from close allies in the development of the new Labor party to the divide that grew between them when Blair dishonored an agreement between them
34.
Dark Roots: The Unauthorized Anna Nicole (2003) as Production Company
Unauthorized biography that pierces the mystery of Anna Nicole Smith's early days by interviewing family and friends from her past.
35.
Biggie & Tupac (2002) as Production Company
When rapper Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls) died in a hail of bullets outside the Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles in March of 1997, it appeared to be the latest salvo in the East Coast/West Coast rap/gang rivalry that had claimed the life of Tupac Shakur six months earlier in Las Vegas.
36.
Hotel (2001)
This experimental ensemble piece splits the screen between four simultaneous storylines: the filming of a period movie, a documentary about the making of that movie, a murder plot, and a bizarre maid service. The four stories ultimately converge during the festivites of the Venice Carnival.
37.
Facing the Music (2001) as Production Company
A look at what's really happening in our contemporary universities. In particular, the University of Sydney's music department where Professor Ann Boyd has been struggling with budget cuts and bureaucracy for a decade or more. Despite her formidable determination, her passion for music and commitmen
38.
Navigators, The (2001)
In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading "East Midland Infrastructure," it is clear that there will be the inevitable winners and losers as dow
39.
Runaway (2001) as Production Company
Follows the stories of five Iranian girls, forced to flee their homes as a result of abuse and intolerable restrictions, who find help and support in a refuge for young women in Tehran. Some of the girls eventually return to their families, thanks to the determination and patience shown by Mrs Shira
40.
Natural History of the Chicken, The (2000) as Production Company
A study of the relationships Americans have with poultry as food, pet, and sport.
41.
Man Who Bought Mustique, The (2000) as Production Company
In 1956 British entrepreneur Colin Tennant purchased the Caribbean island of Mustique for a small amount of money and developed it into a posh resort. Visited by numerous rock stars and royalty in the 1960s and 70s, Tennant eventually lost ownership and control of the island due to poor financial ha
42.
Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition, The (2000) as Production Company
Story of Ernest Shackleton's explorations of Antarctica and the troubles his group encounters.
43.
Eyes of Tammy Faye, The (2000)
Twelve years after the scandalous collapse of the multimillion dollar Christian empire built by Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, comes a film which tells the inside story of the rise, fall and resurrection of "the Queen of the Eyelashes." One of the most adored and reviled women of her time, the film foll
44.
Paragraph 175 (2000)
Between 1933 and 1945, according to Nazi documents, approximately 100,000 men were arrested for homosexuality. Roughly half were sentenced to prison and approximately 10,000 to 15,000 were incarcerated in concentration camps. The death rate of homosexual prisoners in the camps is estimated to be as
45.
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2000)
Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic book, "Through the Looking Glass," following the curious adventures of Alice as she is transported into a topsy-turvy world where most things are not what they seem to be.
46.
Settlers (2000) as Production Company
Tension mounts to the boiling point as Jewish "settlers" encroach upon the formerly exclusive Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem. On the other end of the Israeli political spectrum, the state complies with international demands to relinquish territory to the Palestinians. Such schizophrenic splits only
47.
Valley, The (2000) as Production Company
Filmmaker Dan Reed and his crew spent most of 1998 in the Drenica Valley, recording the brutal civil war in Kosovo. Footage of victims and interviews with soldiers, guerilla fighters and civilians gives voice to both sides of the conflict, but offers little hope for resolve.
48.
Gambler, The (1999)
A mix of fact and fiction which tells the story of Dostoyevsky's struggles as an impoverished, gambling-addicted writer and his relationship with the stenographer hired to take dictation of his novel "The Gambler." The story-within-a-story parallels the romance between Dostoyevsky and Anna with that
49.
Remember Me? (1999)
Lorna and Ian are married suburbanites whose boring lives are frustrated by the fact the she could have been a promising novelist and he is now unemployed. Into their living room pops Jamie, Lorna's boyfriend from 20 years ago who is now a millionaire businessman. What starts out as a harmless stop
50.
Passion (1999)
Biography of Australian concert pianist Percy Grainger (born in the early 1880s, died in 1961), who was into self-mutilation and was suspected of having an incestuous relationship with his mother, Rose. In 1928, after a concert at the Hollywood Bowl, he married Ella Strom, a woman who looked almost
51.
My Mother Frank (1999)
A 51-year old widower struggling with her faith decides to go to the same college as her son, where she is expelled for cheating, then diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
52.
Mr. Death: the Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) as Production Company
Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Massachusettes decided to become the "Florence Nightengale of Death Row"--a humanitarian, a humanist, whose mission was to design and repair gas chambers, electric chairs, lethal injection systems and gallows. He became renowned in his field and was eventually
53.
Beefcake (1999)
A documentary/fiction film about the origin of mens' muscle magazines in the 1950s which follows the career of Bob Mizer, photographer and the creator of the Athletic Models Guild. As an avid admirer of the male form, Miser groomed beefy boys to star in short films and photo layouts, and in doing s
54.
I Could Read the Sky (1999)
An old man living in a London bachelor apartment recalls growing up on the west coast of Ireland, his move to England, and the events that have shaped his life.
55.
Sound and Fury (1999) as Production Company
About a controversial medical breakthrough for hearing-impaired children.
56.
Beautiful People (1999)
Set in 1993, the war raging in Bosnia manages to spill over into London and into the lives of several citizens who long for human connection. These include: a Croat and a Serb, originally from the same village but now sworn enemies, who meet by chance on a London bus; a BBC reporter who travels to B
57.
My Mother Frank (1999)
A 51-year old widower struggling with her faith decides to go to the same college as her son, where she is expelled for cheating, then diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
58.
Southpaw (1999)
Francis Barrett was just another anonymous contender until he carried the Irish flag in the opening ceremony of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In an instant of global media attention, the young boxer from Galway became a national hero, the first Traveller (gypsy) ever to make it to the Olympics. Two ext
59.
Dancing At Lughnasa (1998)
In Donegal in 1936, the five Mundy sisters live on their family farm, eking out a precarious existance. All are single: Kate, the eldest and most middle-aged in attitude; Maggie, dependable Agnes; Rose, who is having a secret affair with a married man; and Christina, who has a son by a man who is ne
60.
Divorce Iranian Style (1998)
A 16-year-old, married at the age of 14 to a man more than twice her age, explains that she desperately wants a divorce to go back to school. Another pleads for custody of her 4-year-old daughter, having already lost custody of her other child. One woman tells the judge her husband is crazy: in 30 y
61.
Vigo - Passion for Life (1998)
Love story set in the 1920s and 30s, based on the relationship between French film director Jean Vigo and his wife, Lydu Lozinska, who met while both patients at a tuberculosis center in the Pyrenees.
62.
Elizabeth (1998)
This is the England of 1554, but the veneer of traditional English composure and dignity has been stripped away. The British populace is in turmoil. Fearing a challenge to her throne, Queen Mary I imprisons her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth Tudor (The daughter of King Henry VII and Anne Boleyn), i
63.
Man Who Drove With Mandela, The (1998)
The story of Cecil Williams, a pioneering political activist in South Africa. Williams was British, but his political engagement was forged in the South Africa of the immediate postwar years. He joined the Springbok Legion, an anti-fascist group that saw blacks as equals, and was also a successful t
64.
Classified X (1998)
An examination of how Melvin Van Peebles' 1971 landmark film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song" signaled an important moment in American cinema by deconstructing the negative images of African-Americans portrayed by Hollywood in the days of the "Studio System."
65.
Velvet Goldmine (1998)
journalist investigates ex-glam rock star.
66.
Divorce Iranian Style (1998)
A 16-year-old, married at the age of 14 to a man more than twice her age, explains that she desperately wants a divorce to go back to school. Another pleads for custody of her 4-year-old daughter, having already lost custody of her other child. One woman tells the judge her husband is crazy: in 30 y
67.
Buena Vista Social Club (1998) as Production Company
Documentary focusing on the relationship between American music star Ry Cooder and a veteran group of Cuban musicians. Cooder worked to reunite as many of Havana's old guard as possible, first for the hugely successful Buena Vista Social Club album, and then for another record and shows in Havana, N
68.
Like It Is (1998)
Set in the queer shenanigans of the British pop scene with its closeted all-boy teen bands, a love story which centers around Craig, a young bare knuckle boxer caught up in Blackpool's brutal underworld of illegal fighting. When he meets Matt, a flirtatious club-kid-turned-pop-producer, Craig finall
69.
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
Based in the true saga of British TV journalist Michael Nicholson, story follows Michael Henderson and his news team to war-torn Sarajevo. It's 1992 and the city has just seen its worst fighting as Bosnian Serbs try to derail the country's new independence with artillery bombardment. While there, Henderson encounters Flynn, a US TV journalist more famous than the news he's covering, and Annie, a freelance writer covering her first war. Henderson and company eventually come across an orphanage near the front lines and are so compelled by the scene that they choose to make it front page news. Henderson's involvement is so deep that he makes plans to take one of the children, Emira, back to England, illegally, with the help of an American aid worker. However, he must eventually return to Sarajevo to face the consequences of his actions.
70.
Food of Love (1997)
An unhappy banker reunites a group of friends to re-stage a Shakespeare play, an event that changes the course of everyone's lives.
71.
Downtime (1997)
Ex-psychologisr Rob saves Chrissy from suicide. The next day he returns to see her and they are attracted to each other. Things seem to be looking up, but as they leave together, the elevator catches fire.
72.
Life Less Ordinary, A (1997)
Robert is one of life's losers. He works as a janitor at a giant corporation but dreams of something...less ordinary...while he writes what he hopes will be the Great American Trash Novel. Beautiful and sharp-tounged Celine, on the other hand, has never wanted for anything in her short and pampered
73.
Slab Boys, The (1997)
Set in the working-class suburb of Paisley, near Glasgow, during 1957, the film follows the high and low points in the lives of a group of fledgling artists who work in a "slab room" and grind colors for the paint used by carpet designers. Phil dreams of going to art school, Spanky wants to go to A
74.
Junk Mail (1997)
A bored and frustratred Oslo mailman begins stealing other people's mail and becomes involved in a series of comic misadventures.
75.
Under the Skin (1997)
Set in Liverpool over two months, story follows Iris, a restless dreamer who has a boring boyfriend Gary. Her sister, Rose, is married to reliable Frank and is seven months pregnant. One evening, Iris bumps into a young Irish guy, Tom, and they have sex in an alley. Wearing her mother's wig, fur coa
76.
Bent (1997)
Max is a playboy in the decadent nightclub scene of Berlin during the early years of Hitler's Germany. While his lover and roommate, Rudy, performs at the local club owned by the androgynous Greta, Max partakes in sexual encounters with the club's clientele. One encounter with a soldier in an SA uni
77.
Mob Law (1997)
Profiling Las Vegas mob lawyer Oscar Goodman, famed in wiseguy circles as the best there is, hobnobbing with "clients" and touting his lucrative career as an idealistic battle for individuals' civil rights in the face of a sinister, inimical American government.
78.
Investigator, The (1997) as Production Company
A drama about the official persecution and victimization of lesbians in the British Armed Forces during the 1980's.
79.
Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1996)
A fantasy about a group of artisans who put on a play for the royal court's wedding of Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. While the royal drama plays out, the artisans, including Bottom, Flute, Quince and Snout, rehearse their play in the forest as supernatural faeries com
80.
Irish Cinema - Ourselves Alone? (1996)
About the struggle to create a truly Irish cinema in what is probably, one of the world's most photographed nations.
81.
Kama Sutra (1996)
An epic tale of love and desire infused with all the pageantry, passion and vibrant color of 16th century India. Tara, a noble princess, and Maya, a palace servant girl, have been raised together as childhood friends and rivals. While Tara wears fine silks and jewels and learns the etiquette of the
82.
Alive & Kicking (1996)
A dramatic comedy about a gay dancer, living passionately and positively with HIV, who discovers the love of his life, an older man who helps him face the crises in his life and career. It is a love that bonds them together as much as their insecurities and individual passions threaten to keep them
83.
Trojan Eddie (1996)
John Power is the leader of the local travellers who has settled into small-town life with a fancy car and string of business interests. Trojan Eddie has worked for Power since leaving prison and is employed as a salesman. Selling is what Eddie does best. From the back of his Trojan van, Eddie sell
84.
True Blue (1996)
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
85.
Crimetime (1996)
Set in the world of TV tabloid journalism, the film tells the story of an actor who portrays a serial killer on a crime re-enactment show, only to have the actual murderer thrill in the dramatic popularity of his crimes.
86.
100 Years of Polish Cinema (1996)
Elderly people, one age 100, talk emotionally about prewar films they loved, mostly romances and operettas and stars they adored.
87.
Russian Idea, The (1996)
Recounting one of the world's greatest cinematic cannons: the polemical nature of Russian filmmaking as it applies to the history of Soviet helming.
88.
Gallivant (1996)
Kotting, his grandmother and his daughter Eden set out together to travel the whole way around the coastline of mainland Britain, starting and finishing on the South Coast. Eden has learning difficulties and speaks in sign language, so some of the film is subtitled. Granny gets sore feet. Together t
89.
Hollow Reed, The (1996)
Based on true events, a gothic horror story of a gay man, Martyn, who fights his ex-wife in a no-win battle to get custody of his young son, Oliver. The battle begins once Martyn's worst suspicians are confirmed that the reticent Oliver is, indeed, being abused by his own mother's seemingly respecta
90.
Perverted Justice (1996)
Through interviews with imprisoned women, their lawyers, and prominent lesbian scholars, a look at the disproportionate number of lesbians on death row in the United States.
91.
Wat's Pig (1996) as Production Company
In this comedy set in the Middle Ages, two noble twins are separated at birth and grow up apart. One of them grows up in a castle. The other, Wat, is brought up by a friendly pig and becomes a poor peasant. Neither knows of the other's existence. While the Earl lives a comfortable and fat life, Wat
92.
Cinema on the Road (1995)
Presented by noted helmer/former critic Jang Sun-woo, a documentary road movie in which Jang, himself, having shot 10,000 feet of film in Seoul, and still unable to pin down a "definition" of Korean cinema, sets out on the road. In fact, it's an excuse to run through a whole raft of political, histo
94.
Celluloid Closet, The (1995)
From comic sissies to lesbian vampires, from pathetic queens to sadistic predators, Hollywood has both reflected and defined how we think about homosexuality--and what it means to be a man or woman. With clips from over 100 Hollywood movies and interviews with many of the filmmakers and actors who c
95.
Cinema of Tears (1995)
Presented by noted Brazilian helmer Nelson Pereira dos Santos, a story which attempts to break the "Century of Cinema" format by presenting an analysis of the melodrama genre within a melodramatic context. Thus, in establishing a fictional side, the picture revolves around Rodrigo, a renowned Brazil
96.
Guantanamera (1995)
A successful retiring actress Aunt Yoyita has returned to the town of Guantanamera 50 years after leaving it and her first love, Candido, behind. She is welcomed by her niece, Georgina, who is married to a rigid bureaucrat, Adolfo. Yoyita is touchingly reunited with Candido, who remains as deeply in
97.
Night of the Film-Makers, The (1995)
A series of interviews with living filmmakers about German film history.
98.
Fanci's Persuasion (1995)
The night before Fanci's wedding to her luscious girlfriend Loretta, a spell settles over San Francisco. As power outages course through the city, Fanci's friends and family are catapulted into a tantalizing dream world where magic takes precedent over reality and conventions crack. By the morning l
99.
2 X 50 Years of French Cinema (1995)
Presented by legendary helmer Jean-Luc Godard and his collaborator Anne-Marie Mieville--a collection of personal views on French cinema by various noted filmmakers.
100.
Blue Juice (1995)
A surfer named JC, approaching his 30th birthday, is torn between the sea and his girlfriend Chloe. The sudden arrival in Cornwall of three old schoolfriends, each with problems of their own, brings matters to a head.
101.
Run Of The Country, The (1995)
Following the death of his mother, 18-year-old Danny is lost and bereft. Danny runs away from his father, a stern man who loves his son but cannot express his feelings, and teams up with Prunty, a wild local character. Prunty is Ireland: outrageous, cunning, daring and loyal. The run of the country,
102.
Typically British (1995)
A survey of a century of British filmmakers, their films and their industry.
103.
Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A (1995)
Leading American filmmaker Martin Scorsese's entry in the BFI's "The Century of Cinema" series is three-part, 235-minute odyssey. Showing the same mastery of the documentary form as he has of fictional narratives, he chronicles his self-discovery as a filmmaker, using as touchstones both Hollywood masterworks and unsung B-movies. At the same time, he examines the central conflict in American cinema: the director's need to reconcile his role as a team player with his own personal expression.
104.
100 Years of Japanese Cinema (1995)
Presented by helmer Nagisa Oshima, a collection of personal views on Japanese cinema by various noted filmmakers.
105.
Cinema of Unease: A Personal Journey By Sam Neill (1995)
An autobiographical account of the cinema of New Zealand by one of its key actors, Sam Neill.
106.
Three Steps to Heaven (1995)
An obsessive young woman tries to solve the riddle of her lover's mysterious death and attempts to take revenge on the three very decadent and sleazy witnesses to the event.
107.
Typically British (1995)
A survey of a century of British filmmakers, their films and their industry.
108.
Elefante y la Bicicleta, El (1995)
Set in 1925 on an island off Cuba's coast, a fable about an ex-con who returns to his island bringing a silent movie projector and a print of a version of "Robin Hood." For the islanders, this "movie watching" is a new, fantastical experience. However, things get a little tricky, when repeated viewi
109.
England, My England (1995) as Production Company
A musical biopic which profiles England's "first great composer" Henry Purcell who--amidst some of London's most tragic events: the great plague, the fire of London, and the freezing winter of 1684 when the Thames froze over--managed to crank out more than 1,000 compositions in 16 years, before dyin
110.
Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A (1995) as Production Company
Leading American filmmaker Martin Scorsese's entry in the BFI's "The Century of Cinema" series is three-part, 235-minute odyssey. Showing the same mastery of the documentary form as he has of fictional narratives, he chronicles his self-discovery as a filmmaker, using as touchstones both Hollywood masterworks and unsung B-movies. At the same time, he examines the central conflict in American cinema: the director's need to reconcile his role as a team player with his own personal expression.
111.
Ulysses' Gaze (1995) as Production Company
One man's journey in the modern Balkans of poverty, conflict, fanaticism, and war. A story built on the myth of Ulysses, a journey and a quest from Florina to Corytsa and the old Monastery, to Philipoupolis, Bucharest and Costanza on the Black Sea with its memories of Greece, and from there over the
112.
Blue Juice (1995)
A surfer named JC, approaching his 30th birthday, is torn between the sea and his girlfriend Chloe. The sudden arrival in Cornwall of three old schoolfriends, each with problems of their own, brings matters to a head.
113.
Neon Bible, The (1995)
Deep in the night, a solitary train winds its way through the dark countryside. Riding in one of the compartments is a sad-eyed sixteen year old boy, David. As he peers out through a window into the blackness, David begins to see images of his own life, fragments of the past. So begins this lyrical
114.
Death and the Maiden (1994)
On a stormy night, at a secluded beach house, somewhere in Latin America, a chance encounter with Dr. Roberto Miranda leads to an intense confrontation with Paulina Escobar who was subjected to systematic torture fifteen years ago and now believes that she may have found the man responsible. Once Mi
115.
Sister My Sister (1994)
Two sisters work as servants in 1930s France. But, the tensions between the owners and the help is high.
116.
Oleanna (1994)
Based on David Mamet's two character play about sexual harassment, focusing on a male professor accused of harassing a female student.
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Madness Of King George, The (1994)
The life of times of King George III, who lapsed in and out of occasional comas due to a metabolic imbalance. The King's son, the Prince of Wales, took advantage of those times, trying to seize power.
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Pin for the Butterfly, A (1994)
Portrait of a family in 1950s Czechoslovakia, as seen through the eyes of a young girl who interprets political events in her own unique way, blurring fact with imagination and fantasy.
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Fresh Kill (1994)
There's a red pollution cloud hanging over New York City, but it's not a problem until symptoms appear at the hip Naga Saki restaurant. Cats glow green, the fish lips are contaminated. The culprit might just be the omni-national GX Corporation, which bombards the town with TV commercials that end in
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Betrayal (1994)
"He is an asshole," proclaimed the famous author and troubadour Wolf Biermann on German TV, about his successor Sascha Anderson. Sascha was the former leader of the GDR's circle of artists and intellectuals who opposed the government. According to Biermann, Sascha Anderson had worked for the East Ge
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Loaded (1994)
Seven friends gather together to film an amateur horror movie in a dilapidated country mansion. Though outwardly they appear to be prepared for the world, each of them arrives at the remote house in chaotic inner turmoil. Throughout the weekend, the group films a darkly comical Celtic fantasy, but s
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London (1994)
After a seven-year absence, the film's unseen "narrator" returns to London and explores the city and its environs with a former lover.
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Amateur (1994)
Isabelle is a former nun trying to make a living writing pornography, who claims to be a nymphomaniac, although she has never had sex. She falls in love with Thomas, who is handsome, sensitive, but unfortunately, suffering from amnesia. They soon realize Thomas's past is linked to Sofia, a once noto
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Remembrance of Things Fast (1994)
The juxtaposition of gay self-perception with the view from the "outside world."
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Black Light (1994)
Guyot, a hologram engineer with a shady past, must prove that French authorities are responsible for the murder of his best friend. As the supposedly sole eyewitness, it is Guyot's word against the French powers-that-be, until he learns of another eyewitness, an illegal immigrant from Mali who's bee
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In Custody (1994)
A teacher tries to get past a great poet's feuding wives to interview the man.
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In the Name of the Duce (1994)
Through charting the unsuccessful mayoral campaign of legislator Alessandra Mussolini--grandaughter of Benito--this documentary exposes how closely connected the recently formed, neo-fascist Alleanza Nazionale party is to the dangerous old-style fascism of Benito.
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Eden Valley (1994)
Brought up by his mother on a housing estate, Billy has drifted into petty crime and trouble with the law. He is given a last chance to change by being sent to live with his long absent father. After ten years, two strangers meet, father and son. Billy the listless, disaffected teenager and Hoggy, w
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Second Best (1994)
James is a silent, angry boy living in an orphanage, haunted by the memory of his father, who is serving time in jail. Graham Holt is a middle-aged postmaster living a quiet, isolated life. Now that his mother is dead, Holt is nursing his invalid father and is haunted by the emptiness of his existence. After seeing an advertisement for adoption, Holt applies to become a father to James. Neither James, who hasn't seen his father in years but loves him with an undying loyalty, nor Holt is prepared for the changes they must undergo, the truths they must face, or the risks they must take before they can learn to make a family of their own.
130.
Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes (1994)
A television movie about the on-again, off-again marriage of Tom Arnold and Roseanne.
131.
Sister My Sister (1994)
Two sisters work as servants in 1930s France. But, the tensions between the owners and the help is high.
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White (1994)
A Polish immigrant wants to get even with his former wife.
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Red (1994)
An accident creates a relationship between a model and a retired judge who spies on his neighbors.
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Trying to Kiss the Moon (1994) as Production Company
An autobiographical piece in which filmmaker Stephen Dwoskin attempts to recreate his past by rendering impressions from his life using old film fragments from 20-odd hours of amateur home movies shot by his father, in Brooklyn, in the '40s and the '50s. Dwoskin stitches together his personal doc wi
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Tales From a Hard City (1994)
Documentary profile of four showbusiness hopefuls in economically depressed Sheffield, England.
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Sankofa (1994) as Production Company
Mona, a contemporary model, is possessed by spirits lingering in the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. She travels to the past where, as a house slave called Shola on a sugar plantation, she is constantly abused by the slave master. Nunu, an African-born slave, and Shango, Shola's lover, continuously rebe
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To the Starry Island (1994)
Just before his death in Seoul, an old man asks his friend, a poet, and his son to bury him on his native Kwinsong, a distant island off Korea's Southern Coast. The plan is thwarted when the islanders refuse to let the body come ashore. As the poet tries to negotiate, he discovers past unhealed woun
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Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)
A documentary tribute to Leon Theremin, the remarkable scientist and artist who revolutionized modern music with his invention of the world's first electronic instrument.
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Dirigible, The (1994)
A boy meets a mysterious girl and nothing is what it appears in this droll, quirky meditation on Uruguay's lack of a national memory.
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Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, The (1994)
Based on a famous banned Russian novel written by Vladimir Voinovic in 1969, a satire about the predicament caused by a Red Army soldier assigned to guard an enemy plane just prior to Russia's entrance into World War II.
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Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1994) as Production Company
Born in 1909, Carmen Miranda was already famous in Brazil during the 1930s; her discovery by Broadway impressario Lee Shubert in 1939 made her an international star. The film tracks Miranda's astonishing ascent in popularity, from dirt-poor singer and dancer in Rio de Janeiro to Broadway and Hollywo
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Silences of the Palace, The (1994)
Alia is born to serve men. Her mother is a servant in the palace of the Bey--dispensing food, and her body, to the royal princes of Tunisia. As Alia, now a singer in post-colonial Tunisia, looks back at her childhood in the palace in the 1960's, she must come to terms with the meaning of her mother'
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Welcome II the Terrordome (1994) as Production Company
Set in a decaying and racially segregated city in the near future, this action-thriller uses a mixture of historical and fictional narratives to chart the life of the McBride family over three traumatic centuries beginning in 1652.
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Rice Paddy People (1994)
The welfare of a Cambodian family--including seven daughters--which depends on its twice yearly rice harvests for survival is threatened when the father dies unexpectedly.
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Closing Numbers (1994)
A middle-class middle-aged English woman is shocked to discover that her husband has been having an affair with another man. Guided by her husband's now ex-lover, she learns about the horror of AIDS and becomes aware that she may have the disease herself.
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Friends (1993)
Relations among three woman--one Native, one Afrikaans, one English--in contemporary South Africa.
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Naked (1993)
A man abandons Manchester for his ex-girlfriend and the streets of London.
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Blue (1993)
Suffering from AIDS, British filmmaker Derek Jarman lays bare his physical, personal, mental, and spiritual state in a narration over a blue screen whose only images are those produced by your own retina: orange squares, flashes, and shadows.
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Wittgenstein (1993)
A humorous portrait of Austrian-born British philosopher Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein (1889-1951).
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Death & Taxes (1993)
A reinvestigation of the still controversial case of Gordon Kahl. Kahl, a decorated World War II hero, became opposed to paying income taxes in 1967, and in 1976, appeared on television calling the tax illegal and encouraging people not to pay it. His opposition became more and more vocal until 198
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Naked (1993)
A man abandons Manchester for his ex-girlfriend and the streets of London.
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Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl, The (1993)
Documentary portrait of filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl whose two major achievements, "Triumph of the Will" (Germany/1935), a documentary about the 1934 Nazi Party Congress, and "Olympia" (Germany/1938), a documentary about the 1936 Berlin Olympics, while lauded for their esthetic value, nonetheless serv
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Bhaji On The Beach (1993)
Three generations of Indian women embark on a day trip to the British resort town of Blackpool: Asha, a young woman in conflict between her traditional upbringing and modern British life; Ginder, an abused wife who has left her husband; Simi, a counselor at a shelter run for women; Hashida, a pre-me
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Wall of Silence, A (1993)
Drama about how Argentina's period of political terror affects two women: one the wife of a "disappeared" political activist, and the other a British filmmaker hoping to make a film on the subject.
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Postcards from America (1993)
Not a biopic, but inspired by the poetic and autobiographical writings of artist David Wojnarowicz, POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA weaves together three fictional stories from the life of a young gay outsider named David. A violent suburban childhood spent with an abusive father in New Jersey in the 1960s i
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Blue (1993)
A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.
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Hookers, Pimps, Hustlers, and Their Johns (1993)
British filmmaker Beeban Kidron ventures onto the mean streets of the South Bronx and other New York locales to examine the lives of those involved in the city's thriving sex industry.
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Friends (1993) as Production Company
Relations among three woman--one Native, one Afrikaans, one English--in contemporary South Africa.
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Borderline (1993)
A brother's relentless search for his elder sibling, who had supposedly drowned after deserting the army, turns into a voyage of self-discovery.
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Baby of Macon, The (1993) as Production Company
Beginning in the year 1657, in an imaginary court of the 17-year-old Cosimo de' Medici III. The land is in the throes of pestilence and famine where all the women have become sterile. Incredibly, a repulsive old woman gives birth to a beautiful male child who quickly becomes a symbol of rebirth and
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Starting Place (1993)
Robert Kramer revisits Vietnam and the people he filmed in his 1969 short "People's War."
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Ark, The (1993)
A documentary profile of the embattled London Zoo, the perfect metaphor for the decline of Britain.
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Blue (1993) as Production Company
Suffering from AIDS, British filmmaker Derek Jarman lays bare his physical, personal, mental, and spiritual state in a narration over a blue screen whose only images are those produced by your own retina: orange squares, flashes, and shadows.
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Zero Patience (1993)
A musical about AIDS, science, bigotry and sex focusing on the imaginary encounter between explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton and "Patient Zero," the notorious Canadian flight attendant accused of bringing AIDS to North America.
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Secret Rapture, The (1993)
Upon her father's death, a woman comes into emotional and psychological conflict with her young lover, her overbearing sister and her alcoholic stepmother.
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As an Eilean (1993)
The inhabitants of a remote Scottish village live and learn.
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High Boot Benny (1993)
Tale of a 17-year-old delinquent caught up in IRA-Loyalist retribution.
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Golpes A Mi Puerta (1993) as Production Company
Set in a small Latin American border town in political turmoil, the drama begins when a fugitive bursts into the house of two Catholic nuns, who, in an attempt to save his life, hide him from the marauding military patrols despite the danger they face if they are caught harboring a political "enemy"
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Don't Get Me Started (1993)
As part of his efforts to turn over a new leaf by relocating to suburbia, former hitman Jack Lane gave up smoking a year ago minus a day. When Jerry Hoff comes to town, threatening to expose Jack's secret past, Jack's chain-smoking friend Larry must bear the brunt of Jack's paranoia. Hoff, meanwhile
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Brief History of Time, A (1992)
Based on Stephen Hawking's book "A Brief History of Time," film depicts Hawking's theories on the creation of the universe and examines some aspects of his courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.
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Bezness (1992)
Rufa, a charming, enterprising hustler, longs to leave Tunisia behind. Foreign tourists represent his ticket away, but time is running out on his dreams.
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Map of the Human Heart (1992)
In the fall of 1964, in Arctic Canada, an Inuit Eskimo meets with the leader of a stranded army mapping team to go over his maps. To his surprise, the Inuit sees that the map is the same one he helped to make thirty years earlier, and he begins to tell the story behind the maps and the love of his l
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Crying Game, The (1992)
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists befriends one of his captors.
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Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1992)
A look at the dealmakers and hangers-on surrounding convicted serial killer Aileen Wuornos -- "America's first female serial killer."
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Hyenas (1992)
A rich old lady returns to her native village to wreck revenge on the man who disgraced her in her youth.
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Black Harvest (1992)
Joe Leahy's struggle to keep his coffee business afloat.
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Golem, the Spirit of the Exile (1992)
An immigrant family suffers a series of misfortunes.
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Music For the Movies: Bernard Herrmann (1992)
A look and listen at the life and work of film score composer Bernard Herrmann.
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Howard's End (1992)
A noblewoman's surprising bequest puts three families from different social levels on a collision course.
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Best Intentions, The (1992) as Production Company
The story of the relationship between Ingmar Bergman's parents from the time they met in 1909 to 1918, the year Bergman was born. Although the period covered was a troubled one, the film focuses on the good intentions his parents had entering the marriage.
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Panama Deception, The (1992)
An examination of the December 1989 US invasion of Panama.
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Viaje, El (1992) as Production Company
In search of his father, who he hasn't seen for years, a 15-year-old boy travels by bicycle throughout South America, learning about different cultures and people, and in turn discovers himself.
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Fantastic Person (1992) as Production Company
A young woman tries to organize her life.
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Blue Black Permanent (1992)
Set in the present, with flashbacks to the 1950s and 30s by her daughter, the story of a young mother and writer who is fascinated with the sea.
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Archipielago (1992) as Production Company
An architect evades the law by hiding out on a remote archipelago.
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Electric Moon (1992)
The owners of a hotel in India which deceives gullible tourists into thinking they're in colonial India are forced to change their ways.
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Fighters (1992)
Profile of up-and-coming boxers who train at a gym in the East End of London.
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Silverlake Life: The View From Here (1992)
A visual diary of two men's struggle with AIDS.
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Wild West (1992)
Story about the life and dreams of an Asian country band, The Honky Tonk Cowboys.
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Arc, The (1991)
Moving from the late 1960s to 1990, a young man embarks on a spiritual quest which takes him from decaying industrial Baltimore to the heart of the Southwest after he's lost his job and his marriage collapses.
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Breathing Under Water (1991)
A woman journeys into an underground city seeking an answer to the riddle of why humankind has set the stage for its own extinction.
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Life on a String (1991)
A tale with underlying social messages about a blind storyteller who travels the countryside with his young blind apprentice and the musical instrument which he believes holds great power. Along the way, the two meet a girl who falls in love with the apprentice and changes their plans.
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Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Set in 1977, during the week of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, a young black London DJ, who together with his gay partner operates a pirate radio station, becomes implicated in the murder of a mutual friend.
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Night on Earth (1991)
Five stories, each involving the relationship between a cab driver and his or her passenger, that take place simultaneously around the globe during the course of one night.
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Damned in the U.S.A. (1991)
Documentary focusing on the censorship controversy in America involving pornography, art and blasphemy.
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Night on Earth (1991)
Five stories, each involving the relationship between a cab driver and his or her passenger, that take place simultaneously around the globe during the course of one night.
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Ta Dona (1991)
A forestry engineer pushes for reforestation measures, against the will of his selfish superiors, and embarks on a search for a mystical healing plant linking him with the ancestral knowledge of his people.
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Strip Jack Naked (1991)
A personal account of gay filmmaker Ron Peck who used his art to come out.
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Tinpis Run (1991)
After his car is ruined in an accident caused by a drunken passenger, a taxi driver is befriended by a stranger.
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Who Needs a Heart? (1991)
A nostalgic and educational look at black consciousness in London during the 1960's with primary focus on British activist Michael X.
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Ultima Siembra, La (1991)
Set on a vast cattle ranch in northwest Argentina, an indian miner turned farm laborer befriends the illegitimate son of his haughty overseer.
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Body Beautiful (1991) as Production Company
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Orchid House, The (1991)
An aristocratic British family, living in Dominca, is shattered by the grave psychological wounds inflicted on their patriarch during World War I.
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Backsliding (1991)
Set in Australia, an English traveller gets involved with two "born again" Christians, caretakers of a remote gas plant.
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Cabeza De Vaca (1991)
The adventure of Spanish conquistador Alvar Cabeza De Vaca, who after being shipwrecked in 1528 off the coast of Florida, traveled for eight years across North America to the pacific coast of Mexico, enduring enslavement, starvation, intertribal warfare and the depredations of the Conquistadors alon
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Life on a String (1991)
A tale with underlying social messages about a blind storyteller who travels the countryside with his young blind apprentice and the musical instrument which he believes holds great power. Along the way, the two meet a girl who falls in love with the apprentice and changes their plans.
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Moanalogue (1991) as Production Company
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Falls, The (1991)
Portrait of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and the tourist industry that has engulfed it.
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Sango Malo (1991)
An idealistic young teacher's unconventional methods create a scandal in a small Cameroon village.
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Good Woman of Bangkok, The (1991)
After the dissolution of his marriage, an Australian filmmaker becomes emotionally involved with a young female prostitute who works in the Patpong red light district of Bangkok.
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Thank You and Good Night! (1991)
The filmmaker, through the use of documentary footage and cardboard cutout characters, comes to terms with her beloved grandmother's death.
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What About Me (1991) as Production Company
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Riff Raff (1991)
An unemployed young Scotsman, recently released from prison and newly arrived in London, begins a relationship with a young, unstable woman with desperate ambitions to be a singer.
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Laada (1991)
Three young men question their future and that of their village.
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Tickets for the Zoo (1991)
A pair of siblings, having outgrown an orphanage, seek refuge in a gangleader's communal squat.
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Battle of Tuntenhaus, The (1991)
A group of 30 transvestite squatters in East Berlin battle West German soldiers.
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Sam & Me (1991) as Production Company
A young Indian man finds himself working as a nursemaid for an eccentric Jewish grandfather. They become good friends, despite their age difference and cultural barriers, before family pressures put a permanent end to their relationship.
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Secret Friends (1991)
An amnesiac is haunted by the recurring images of his murderous past and repressed childhood.
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Alias 'La Gringa' (1991)
An escaped convict returns to a high-security prison to help his friend and mentor, a university professor accused of terrorism, escape.
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Last Island, The (1991)
Seven passengers survive an air crash, only to find themselves stranded on a desert island. Their hopes of rescue soon fade as they gradually realize that they are also the sole survivors of a global disaster and thus responsible for the continued survival of the human race.
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Shuttlecock (1991)
A story of the relationship between a war hero and his son, following the publication of the former's memoirs.
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Women in Tropical Places (1990)
An Argentinian ex-patriot arrives in Newcastle, England to marry her fiance and gets caught up in the exotic world of a stand-up comedienne and her eccentric daughter.
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Nocturne (1990)
A 45-year-old woman, home for her mother's funeral, is forced by the unexpected appearance of two runaways into confronting her repressed desires.
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Ruby & Rata (1990)
An older woman resists her nephew's attempts to put her in a retirement home.
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War Story (1990)
A survivor of World War II in London describes life during the Blitzkrieg with clay animation illustrating his stories.
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Maria's Story (1990)
An intimate documentary portrait of Salvadoran Maria Serrano - peasant, wife, mother and guerrilla leader.
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White Room, The (1990)
A young man sets out from his comfortable middle-class home to fulfill his destiny as a writer and lover.
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Comrades in Arms (1990)
Six lesbians and gay men recount their experiences serving in the British armed forces during World War II.
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Shakha Proshaka (1990)
Four estranged sons gather at their aged father's country home after he unexpectedly suffers a heart attack.
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Doombeach (1990)
After the swimming death of a young boy around a power station, friends suspect a nuclear accident.
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Angel At My Table, An (1990)
An account of the dramatic childhood and early adulthood of New Zealand writer Janet Frame.
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Maria's Story (1990)
An intimate documentary portrait of Salvadoran Maria Serrano - peasant, wife, mother and guerrilla leader.
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Vreme Cuda (1990)
A village is torn between its orthodox beliefs and the new Communist order.
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Nachid El-Hajar (1990)
Two middle-aged Palestinians, after a brief, aborted affair in the late sixties, are reunited and fall in love again.
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H-2 Worker (1990)
An expose of the government-sponsored labor program bringing Jamaicans to Florida each year to harvest sugar cane.
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Percy (1990)
A man is forced to finally grow up.
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Diplomatic Immunity II (1990)
A young Canadian diplomat is sent to El Salvador for her first post.
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I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
After losing his job and realizing that he is alone in the world, a businessman opts to voluntarily end his life rather than allow himself to sink into further despair. Lacking courage, he hires a contract killer to do the job. Then, while awaiting his demise, he meets a woman and promptly falls in
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Wonderful World of Dogs, The (1990)
The misadventures of an oddball assortment of dogs are chronicled through the use of a Dog-Cam, invented for the film.
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Angel At My Table, An (1990)
An account of the dramatic childhood and early adulthood of New Zealand writer Janet Frame.
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Women in Tropical Places (1990)
An Argentinian ex-patriot arrives in Newcastle, England to marry her fiance and gets caught up in the exotic world of a stand-up comedienne and her eccentric daughter.
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White Room, The (1990)
A young man sets out from his comfortable middle-class home to fulfill his destiny as a writer and lover.
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Trust (1990)
When Maria tells everyone she's knocked up, her boyfriend dumps her, her mother kicks her out of the house and her father promptly drops dead of a heart attack. She finds a bond with angry fix-it man Matthew and learns what love really is.
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Garden, The (1990)
A meditation on mortality and the AIDS crisis.
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Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale (1989)
A man on the run from a couple of hit men escapes from them by becoming a dancing bear.
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Desire (1989)
An exploration of German sexuality during the first half of the 20th century.
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Sophisticated Lady (1989)
A portrait of American singer Adelaide Hall.
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Ni Con Dios Ni Con el Diablo (1989)
After a local sorcerer warns that the future holds great violence, a young shepard finds his prediction coming true.
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Mr. Hoover and I (1989)
Celebrated documentary filmmaker Emile DeAntonio discusses his comtempt for J Edgar Hoover, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and American political intolerance in general.
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Hush-a-Bye-Baby (1989)
A teenage girl from a Catholic ghetto must struggle with the arrest of her boyfriend and an unexpected pregnancy.
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Desire (1989)
An exploration of German sexuality during the first half of the 20th century.
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Wild Flowers (1989)
Sadie, a young woman from Glasgow, is visiting her boyfriend's hometown. She agrees to stay and meet his family, and unwittingly uncovers his mother's secret--an undiminished attraction to women.
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Near Death (1989)
A cinema verite look at the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital.
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Berlin Jerusalem (1989)
The film explores the ideas of two famous women, German Expressionist poet Elsa Lasker-Schuler and Russian revolutionary Manya Shohat, who dream of establishing an ideal Zionist society.
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Esther (1989)
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Hard Road (1989)
Kelly and Max, two 13-year-olds, form an unlikely alliance and take off for an illegal trip to Brighton.
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Mahabharata, The (1989)
Filmed theater performance of Peter Brook's international touring company production of the Indian classic.
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TV Dante, A (1989)
A reimagination of Dante's Inferno as a psychedelic collage of sound and image where the poet Dante wanders through the accumulated wreckage of the millennia of Western culture.
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In Fading Light (1989)
Drama revolving around the declining fishing business in a small town.
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Route One/U.S.A. (1989)
A fictional doctor travels through America looking for changes that occured during his ten year sojourn abroad.
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The Perfect Murder (1988)
A Bombay police detective reluctantly accepts a Swedish investigator as partner on a murder case.
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Shame (1988)
Lawyer Asta Cadell is motorcycling through the Australian outback when her bike breaks down. In a small town, she finds Tim Curtis, a mechanic who can repair her bike. She falls for him and moves in with him. Tim's daughter Lizzie was recently raped by the son of a prominent and weathly citizen in t
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Deuda Interna, La (1988)
The relationship between a teacher and a young Argentine shepherd in search of the boy's father.
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Leave to Remain (1988)
To stay in England and evade immigration, an Iranian student marries an Englishman. Her desire to become more involved with the exiled Iranian community in London, however, slowly evolves into political commitment.
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Who Will Cast the First Stone (1988)
A documentary on flagrant human rights violations, and the negative impact of Islamisation on the women of Pakistan.
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Cien Ninos Esperando un Tren (1988)
Documentary about a film workshop for children from the urban slums of Santiago.
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Blowpipes and Bulldozers (1988)
The plight of the Penan nomads of Central Borneo whose numbers are being drastically reduced due to development.
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Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, The (1988)
The story of a music teacher who falls victim to a strange neurological ailment that leaves him unable to recognize objects or people.
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Partition (1988)
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Vroom (1988)
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Cannibal Tours (1988)
A group of tourists traveling along the Sepik river in New Guinea explore both the land and exotic people.
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Return, The (1988)
The emotions and memories of a working-class Irishman living in London.
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Haiti Dreams of Democracy (1988)
Documentary on the culture and situation in Haiti one year after the fall of the Duvalier Family.
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Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger (1988)
A documentary on jazz musician Art Blakey and the young musicians he encourages and trains.
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Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Back from an errand for a seedy circus owner, urchin Krishna finds the troupe has picked up and disappeared, leaving him with barely enough money for a 3rd class ticket to Bombay. From here on, Krishna becomes a chaipau, constantly on the run delivering tea in one of the city's red light districts;
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Deuda Interna, La (1988)
The relationship between a teacher and a young Argentine shepherd in search of the boy's father.
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Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution, A (1988)
The political and social troubles facing the Philippines.
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Thin Blue Line, The (1988)
Using interviews and re-enactments, the film examines the 1976 murder of a Dallas policeman, and the wrongful conviction of one of the two men implicated in the killing.
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Suitors, The (1988)
A young Iranian woman fends for herself in America in spite of the wishes of her newfound friends after her husband is accidentally killed.
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Komitas (1988)
A look at Armenian culture and the life of monk and musician Komitas (1869-1935).
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Ouaga (1988)
Documentary exploring the work of various African film directors.
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Last of England, The (1988)
A striking vision of a doomed England using home movies, Super 8 film and voice over narration.
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The Dead (1987)
A Christmas party brings out family tensions among a group of Dubliners.
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Eat the Peach (1987)
The bleak indsutrial bogs of the Irish midlands sets the backdrop for this community experiencing a deculturalization of itself as it plays host/home for every tradition but its own: American country-western music and movies, a high-tech factory built by the Japanese, and a British security device t
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Bird Now (1987)
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Budawanny (1987)
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Testimony (1987)
The life of composer Dimitri Shostakovich and his relationship with Stalin.
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Radio Bikini (1987)
The documentary tells the story of when the Cold War is at its height, the U.S. government conducts a series of atomic tests in the lovely Bikini Atoll. Unfortunately the tests vaporize the tropical island, reducing it to ruins.
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Strike, The (1987)
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Return of Ruben Blades, The (1987)
Documentary portrait of Ruben Blades, the Panamanian king of salsa music.
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Rate It X (1986)
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Rocinante (1986)
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A Room With a View (1986)
An Englishwoman visiting Florence is torn between her straitlaced fiance and a young Bohemian.
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Lamb (1986)
Michael Lamb, a young Christian Brother teaching at a remote and forbidding Remand Home on the Antrim coast, is made responsible for the welfare and discipline of a young 10-year-old boy, Owen, who has been put into the care of the Home by his callous delinquent mother. The repressive indifferent re
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Courtesans of Bombay (1986)
Cameras visit a Bombay compound noted for its female musicians and prostitutes.
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Venus Peter (1986)
An imaginative little boy grows up amid the myriad sights and sounds of a fishing village on a small island off the coast of Scotland.
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Distant Voices, Still Lives (1986)
A portrait of a Catholic working class family in Liverpool in the 1940s and 1950s.
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Rate It X (1986)
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Traveling Light: The Photojournalism of Dilip Mehta (1986)
A documentary profile of Dilip Mehta, one of the world's top photojournalists.
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Friendship's Death (1986)
The relationship between a British journalist and a female alien who misses her intended destination of MIT, landing instead in Amman, Jordan during "Black September" of 1970.
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Passion of Remembrance, The (1986)
A look at issues of concern to British Black youth during the turbulent 80s--the Thatcher era.
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Lily Tomlin (1986)
Profile of entertainer Lily Tomlin and her support team as she developes, rehearses and stages her triumphant one-woman show "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe."
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Bright Eyes (1986)
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Malabrigo (1986)
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International Sweethearts of Rhythm: America's Hottest All-Girl Band, The (1986)
A portrait of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, an all-female, largely black musical group which performed during the 1930's and 40's.
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Melancholia (1986)
An expatriate German artist living in London, once active in student politics, is called upon by a former acquaintance to assassinate a South American doctor known to have tortured a political activist.
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Are We Winning, Mommy? America and the Cold War (1986)
An exploration of the mythology of the Cold War, which starts by exploring its roots. Included are footage that promoted the World War II alliance of the United States and the U.S.S.R., President Truman's statements about containing Communism, and government films from the McCarthy era. Celebrities
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Caravaggio (1986)
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1919 (1986)
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Seacoal (1985)
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Angelic Conversation, The (1985)
A love story between two young gay men.
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Is That It? (1985)
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Les Louves (1985)
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Hail Mary (1985)
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Gold Diggers, The (1984)
A feminist adventure tale about a beautiful blond movie star who's saved from a life of being passed from man to man by a Black Frenchwoman on horseback. Under her rescuer's questioning, the comes to understand herself as a woman and as a movie queen, sending her off on an extraordinary journey into
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North, The (1984)
The story of two Central American political refugees who flee the coffee fields of Guatemala when their father is killed and their mother is arrested by the military.
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Majdhar (1984)
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Paris, Texas (1984)
An amnesiac tries to find the family he lost.
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Gospel According to Al Green (1984)
Documentary portrait of gospel preacher and former soul singer Al Green.
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Variety (1984)
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Vertiges (1984)
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Taxidi stin Kythera (1984)
An exiled Communist returns to his Greek homeland after thirty years and, in his older age, finds adjustment to his forgotten family and the new ways of life quite difficult.
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Ghost Dance (1983)
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Another Time, Another Place (1983)
Drama about Italian prisoners of war in Scotland.
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Nemo (1983)
Seven year-old Nemo falls asleep in a Manhatten skyscraper and wakes in another dimension. Surrounded by characters from his storybooks, in a land where the snow is blue and the sand bursts into flames, Nemo miraculously becomes a young man and falls in love with a beautifull princess.
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Meantime (1983)
Portrait of a London working-class family living on unemployment benefits.
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Dans la ville blanche (1983)
A sailor goes AWOL in Lisbon and enlists the aid of a wild and beautiful barfly to join him in a search for ultimate self-discovery.
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Hero (1982)
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Black Wax (1982)
Documentary portrait of poet-singer-songwriter Gil Scott Heron.
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Giro City (1982)
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Doll's Eye (1982)
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Kipperbang (1982)
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Hero (1982)
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Ascendancy (1982)
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Angel (1982)
Danny, a sax player with a rock band, witnesses the death of a mysterious young mute girl, and becomes obsessed with tracking down her murderers--all the while trying to figure out if her slaying was done as a political act, or if it was done by the mob.
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Live a Life (1982)
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Remembrance (1981)

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Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires in Silicon Valley (1996) as Funding
Documentary chronicling the birth and growth of Silicon Valley's personal computer industry. Examines the quirky, relentless and profitable adventures of the unlikely 20th-century pioneers -- self-proclaimed "nerds" -- who created the miracle products that revolutionized the world.
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Morehouse Men, The (1995) as Funding
Documentary chronicling a year in the life of the students of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, the only all-male, historically African-American institution of higher learning in the United States.

Production Companies (special)

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Longford (2007)
Frank Packenham, the Earl of Longford, championed the cause of rehabilitation for Myra Hindley, a convicted serial killer of children, who was serving a lifelong prison sentence. During the last three decades of his life, the unconvential politician and devout Catholic Longford advocated for rehabi
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Sexual Intelligence (2005)
A feature-length documentary tracing the history of sexuality in America.
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Endgame (2002) as Foreign Tv Sales (International Sales)
Adaptation of the play "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett. Hamm, a man condemned to exist in a chair, has his adopted son Clov as a servant, while his aged parents, Nagg and Nell, live in garbage cans.
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Happy Days (2002) as Foreign Tv Sales (International Sales)
Winnie is buried up to her waist in a mound of dirt, unable to escape. A middle-aged woman who has no clue why or how she came upon her unfortunate predicament, she occasionally asks Willie, her unseen partner, but he either doesn't know or doesn't care. For Winnie, time stopped long ago - or rather
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Sundance20 (2002) as Production Company
A look at the Sundance Institute's Filmmakers Lab, held every summer in Park City, Utah. Three filmmakers chosen for then June 2001 lab are the focus of the documentary. The program is also a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the institute.
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Catastrophe (2002) as Production Company
A carefully measured ode to resistance against all forms of oppression.
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Happy Days (2002) as Production Company
Winnie is buried up to her waist in a mound of dirt, unable to escape. A middle-aged woman who has no clue why or how she came upon her unfortunate predicament, she occasionally asks Willie, her unseen partner, but he either doesn't know or doesn't care. For Winnie, time stopped long ago - or rather
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Endgame (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett. Hamm, a man condemned to exist in a chair, has his adopted son Clov as a servant, while his aged parents, Nagg and Nell, live in garbage cans.
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Breath (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of a play without characters by Samuel Beckett.
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Act Without Words I (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Act Without Words I" by Samuel Beckett.
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Elizabeth (2002) as Production Company
Documentary about the life of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), also known as The Virgin Queen, Gloriana and Good Queen Bess. Queen Elizabeth I emerged as a young princess against a backdrop of civil unrest, political intrigue, executions and coups. She ruled for 45 years and presided over a new kind o
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Planet Twelve: The Secret Life of 12-Year-Olds (2002) as Production Company
A window into the secret world of 12-year-olds. The program follows a group of young people over the course of a week to reveal what really matters to them. Subjects include the search for the perfect boyfriend, a feud between best friends, anxiety about giving a speech in front of class, and the ne
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Come & Go (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Come & Go" by Samuel Beckett.
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Heroes of Black Comedy, The (2002) as Production Company
A look at the art of contemporary African-American humor. The program celebrates the most influential contemporary African-American comedians and explores their impact on the world of show business and stand-up comedy. The program features profiles of Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg and Chris Rock; e
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Footfalls (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Footfalls" by Samuel Beckett.
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Act Without Words II (2002) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Act Without Words II" by Samuel Beckett. Two characters emerge from their sacks to mime the mundane rituals of daily life.
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Lost (2001) as Production Company
The second installment of NBC's adventure special features six contestants broken into three pairs who are dropped in a secret location and made to race home. The contestants are: Bob, a 59-year-old retired Boston, Massachusetts, police officer; Dan, a 27-year-old investment banker from Stamford, Co
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Bioterror (2001) as Production Company
"Nova" partners with reporters from The New York Times to investigate the dark past and current prospects of germ warfare. The program is reported by The New York Times team behind the book, "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War": Judith Miller, a specialist in Middle eastern terrorism
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Quest For the True Cross, The (2001) as Production Company
Documentary that investigates academic assumptions about the remains of the actual crucifix on which Christ is said to have died.
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Car Man, The (2001) as Production Company
A modern restaging of Georges Bizet's "Carmen." The program transplants the action of Bizet's classic from 19th century Spain to the small Midwestern town of Harmony, USA, during the early 1960s. A mysterious blue-jeaned stranger saunters into a dusty Italian-American town.
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Hell in the Pacific (2001) as Production Company
Documentary about World War II that tracks the early warnings of Japanese aggression, including the 1937 assault on Nanjing, China, that claimed a quarter of a million victims; outlines, Japan's motives; and reveals how the cultural and racial stereotypes on both sides intensified mutual hatred. The
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Junkyard Mega-Wars (2001) as Production Company
The program features a special competition that gives highly skilled teams -- the American Raptors, the British Bulldogs and the Russian Bears -- a chance to go head-to-head with machines that perform three challenges. Each team's machine must be able to climb over rocks, boat across the water and
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Methuselah Tree (2001) as Production Company
A gnarled bristlecone tree in the White Mountains of California is the world's most ancient organism -- almost 5000 years old. The program explores the life and times of this sturdy survivor, relating its life to some of the most important historical events the world has ever seen.
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Hunt For the Hood (2001) as Production Company
A look at the expedition leading to the location of the sunken warship HMS Hood. One of the greatest sea battles of World War II ended in the destruction of two of the world's mighty warships and the loss of almost 3500 lives. Sixty years later, an expedition was launched to find Great Britain's HMS
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Entity: Terror That Comes in the Night, The (2001) as Production Company
Documentary that explores the science, psychology and folklore of the Entity, a creature that takes many forms, comes at night and terrorizes its victims. Whether it is a horrible nightmare, an evil spirit or a hoax, the Entity has affected hundreds of people.
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Secrets of the Mind (2001) as Production Company
The program profiles the work of eminent brain researcher Dr. V. S. Ramachandran, who studies patients with neurological deficits in order to learn more about the inner workings of the brain.
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Decoding Nazi Secrets (1999) as Foreign Tv Distributor (C41)
By the summer of 1940, Hitler had conquered nearly all of Europe and surrender seemed imminent. But Winston Churchill had a secret weapon -- the world's most curious military unit, known as Station X. In a converted English country mansion, crossword fanatics, chess champions, mathematicians and Egy
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Waiting For Godot (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of Samuel Beckett's play "Waiting For Godot." Vladimir and Estragon converse as they await the arrival of the mysterious Godot.
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That Time (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "That Time" by Samuel Beckett.
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Rough For Theatre I (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Rough For Theatre I" by Samuel Beckett.
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Play (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play by Samuel Beckett entitled "Play."
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What Where (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "What Where" by Samuel Beckett.
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Rough For Theatre II (1900) as Production Company
Adaptation of the play "Rough For Theatre II" by Samuel Beckett.

Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)

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Elizabeth I (2005)
The miniseries explores the public and personal life of the Virgin Queen during the last half of her rule, taking a personal look at her friends, enemies and suitors and how she survived a male-dominated world.
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Elizabeth I (2005)
The miniseries explores the public and personal life of the Virgin Queen during the last half of her rule, taking a personal look at her friends, enemies and suitors and how she survived a male-dominated world.
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Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King (2004)
Based on a German legend, the tale of Siegfried, the son of a swordsmith who becomes a fearless dragon slayer.
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Ultraviolet (2000)
Michael. a Detective Sergeant on a murder squad, is unwittingly sucked into a shadowy battle between humans and vampires when his best friend and partner on the squad, Jack, disappears suddenly. Michael is approached by Angie and Vaughan, two agents supposedly assigned to help in the investigation o
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Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
Adapted from Armistead Maupin's second novel about the lives of the residents of 28 Barbary Lane, an apartment house in San Francisco. Set in 1977, Mary Ann Singleton and Michael Tolliver go on a Mexican cruise in search of romance, much to the dismay of Michael's roommate, Mona Ramsey. Mary Ann mee
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Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.

Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)

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Hold the Dream (1986) as Production Company

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