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Rose Hathaway and Lissa Dragomir are two 17-year-old girls who attend a hidden boarding school for Moroi (mortal, peaceful Vampires) and Dhampirs (half-vampire/half-human guardians). Rose, a rebellious guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa - a royal vampire Princess - have been on the run
Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ranging from sexist to the darker sides of carnal desir
Due to a catastrophic accident in her mid-twenties, Christine, now a forty-seven-year-old writer, is incapable of forming and maintaining new memories for more than a day. Trapped in an existence in which she wakes every day believing herself to be single and with a whole lifetime of choice ahead of
When Sammy & Ray find themselves trapped in The Tank, an underwater restaurant/aquarium, they must hatch a plan to escape and reunite with their grandkids Ricky & Ella. But they'll have to get past Big D and his dopey thugs first. With the help of some unlikely friends, Sammy & Ray find that when
Hortense Laborie is a talented successful cook, living in relative obscurity in the Périgord. Much to her astonishment, Hortense is recruited by none other than the President of the Republic for her ability to create dishes that remind him of his childhood. He appoints her his personal cook, making
Imagine a city where life has become acutely sad and its citizens outlook on life is bleak. In such a city, one store flourishes - The Suicide Store, a small, family-owned business that sells any and all the necessary tools one may require to cash in their own chips, so to speak. Things change with
Philip, an Englishman living in Denmark, is a lonely, middle-aged widower and estranged single father. Ida is a Danish hairdresser, recuperating from a long bout of illness, who's just been left by her husband for a much younger woman, Tilde. The fates of these two bruised souls are about to intertw
Eleven-year-old Skunk spends her summer afternoons daydreaming and wandering around her neighborhood until she sees her neighbor, Mr. Oswald, savagely beating a psychologically-troubled boy whom Mr. Oswald's daughter has falsely accused of rape. Skunk's innocence begins to vanish. She looks for sola
Raimund Gregorius is a gifted but dull 57-year-old high school classical languages teacher in Switzerland. After a chance meeting with a beautiful Portuguese woman, he discovers the work of a Portuguese poet and doctor, Amadeu de Prado, and boards a train for Lisbon, determined to uncover more of h
Detective Joona Linna investigates a gruesome triple homicide in which a family was found brutally murdered in a house nearby Stockholm at Christmas time. The only survivor of the tragedy is the eldest son, Josef, was seriously injured and is too traumatized to testify. Linna convinces a psychologis
Residing quietly beneath the floorboards are little people who live undetected in a secret world to be discovered, where the smallest may stand tallest of all. Arrietty, a tiny, but tenacious 14-year-old, lives with her parents in the recesses of a suburban garden home, unbeknownst to the homeowner
Nathalie is a beautiful, happy, and successful Parisian business executive who finds herself suddenly widowed after a three-year marriage to her soul mate. To cope with her loss, she buries herself and her emotions in her work to the dismay of her friends, family and co-workers. One day, inexplicabl
Every evening, a girl, a boy and an elderly technician meet in a little cinema that seems abandoned but turns out to be full of wonders. The three friends invent, dress up and act out stories, creating a fantasy where anything is possible including fairies, powerful kings, werewolves and cites of go
Thirteen actors, each playing fictionalized versions of themselves, are called to the home of deceased playwright Antoine d'Anthac for the reading of his will. Once assembled the actors, all of whom have performed in d'Anthac's "Euridyce" at some point in their careers, are invited to critique a rec
Switzerland has an image problem as a result of issues pertaining to bank secrecy, the minaret ban and a tax dispute. Filmmakers Simon Baumann and Andreas Pfiffner decide to try to correct Switzerland's tattered image. Their goal is to create a promotional film that puts the Swiss Confederation in t
Jean is a romantic revolutionary but enjoys the spoils of a bourgeois lifestyle with his wife, Annie. Annie is a retired psychiatrist who complains about not having enough time with her children and grandchildren. Albert, friendly yet senile, is the complete opposite of his energetic American wife,
While the world is shaken by the terrible events of WWII, another war is being played out in the French countryside. The children of neighboring villages Longeverne and Velran have always hated each other. Now their battle takes a new turn: prisoners will have the buttons of their clothes removed an
New couple, Romeo and Juliette, must face the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill. Gathering their friends and family together, they confront this ordeal together as a form of warfare. The couple surprises even themselves with their ability to fight not only for the life
Nothing could have predicted that Joseph, an Israeli Jew who has to join the army in three months' time for his military service, and Yacine, a Palestinian Arab in France who has just passed his baccalaureate exams, would have met. But after they do, medical tests prove that the two boys were swappe
Switzerland has an image problem as a result of issues pertaining to bank secrecy, the minaret ban and a tax dispute. Filmmakers Simon Baumann and Andreas Pfiffner decide to try to correct Switzerland's tattered image. Their goal is to create a promotional film that puts the Swiss Confederation in t
Detective Mattei is on the verge of arresting a notorious gang of bank robbers when his plan is foiled. An elite sniper hiding in the distance all but wipes out his entire squadron of officers, and in the ensuing carnage, one of the thieves is severely injured, compromising their original plan. Matt
Astérix and Obélix leave the Brittany coast and voyage over to England where Queen Cordelia's besieged nation is under threat from Julius Cesar and his army. Along the way, the two Gauls encounter numerous characters that bring to mind the cross-channel rivalry between the two nations.
Explores the life of singer Claude François, French pop singer and songwriter most famous for writing "Comme d'habitude," the original version of Frank Sinatra's "My Way."
A lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man's life. Lucas is a highly-regarded school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go
Two girls, Alina and Voichita, meet again after several years, during which one of them became a nun and the other moved to Germany. Alina attempts to rekindle their old friendship and regain the affection of Voichita, who now devotes her whole life to faith.
On the night before an old friend's wedding, three frisky bridesmaids go in search of a little fun but find much more than they bargained for. With lovely Becky set to marry her handsome sweetheart, Dale, the remaining members of her high school clique reunite for one last bachelorette bacchanal in
By coincidence rather than by design, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann makes a sensational discovery in the spring of 1943. He discovers a powerful molecule that will have an impact far beyond his scientific work--he discovers LSD. Here, we look at the history of LSD and our troubled relationship with t
Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn''t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Martin plunges headlong into a deadly mystery that will force him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he''s willing to go to uncover the truth.
Angélique is a gifted chocolate-maker whose uncontrollable shyness prevents her from acknowledging her talents. Struggling chocolatier Jean-René, who also suffers from a similar case of awkward bashfulness that threatens to drown his company, hires Angelique as his new sales associate. Realizing she
When a French millionaire is paralysed in a paragliding accident, the depressed Parisian takes on a street-smart young black man instead of a trained professional to be his aide. Their unexpected friendship helps both men realise their true potential.
Disheartened attorney Mike Flaherty, who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles across a star athlete through some questionable business dealings while trying to support his family. Just as it looks like he will get a double payday, the boy's mother shows up fresh from rehab and flat
Justine, a woman suffering from an extreme case of clinical depression, celebrates her marriage with an extravagant reception that is marred by bickering family members, leaving the bride feeling withdrawn. The following morning Justine notices a planet, with no orbit of its own, hurtling toward Ear
When billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered, the focus shifts to his reluctant heir, Largo, to take over the reins of his late father's major international corporation. But first he must overcome the onslaught of drug traffickers, assassins, militia fighters and double-dealing corporate-political trade
Centers on the wife of a police captain who disappears during a vacation.
Arthur Bishop is a ''mechanic'' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It''s a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry is murdered, Bishop is anything but detached. His next assignment is self-imposed - he wants those responsible dead. His mission grows complicated when Harry''s son Steve approaches him with the same vengeful goal and a determination to learn Bishop''s trade. Bishop has always acted alone but he can''t turn his back on Harry''s son. A methodical hit man takes an impulsive student deep into his world and a deadly partnership is born. But while in pursuit of their ultimate mark, deceptions threaten to surface and those hired to fix problems become problems themselves.
Anne, a Parisian journalist, investigates the story of student prostitution, expecting to find women suffering from misery and distress. After meeting Alicja and Charlotte, however, she is surprised to discover a world of women who are anxious to escape their boredom.
Gil is a Californian hack who churns out screenplays but dreams of writing a novel. He and his fiancée Inez have come to Paris to sigh dreamily as they wander its boulevards and the banks of the Seine. The trouble is that Inez's Tea Party-supporting parents are with them. Another problem is that Ine
France is a single mother of three who works in a factory in a French seaside town. When the factory closes, she can find no other work in town, so she goes to Paris and enrolls in a housekeeper training program. In Paris, she gets a job cleaning the apartment of a successful trader who works in bot
Summer, 1971. The youthful, stunning Anna Nigiotti is dubbed Miss Mamma of Livorno's most famous bath house. Unaware of rousing the unwelcome attention of the male population; the suspicions of her husband Mario; the hidden embarrassment of her son Bruno. Today. Ever the heartthrob - despite her ter
In 1958, the young French-Algerian couturier Yves Saint Laurent met and fell in love with the industrialist and patron Pierre Bergé, forging a relationship that would endure fifty years of extraordinary success, emotional turbulence and lingering devotion. In 2008, following the death of Saint Laure
A South London teen street gang is pitted against an invasion of savage alien monsters, which turns their housing project into a sci-fi battleground. With their apartment complex under siege, the tough street kids transform into a team of kick ass heroes.
In 2067, Milana recalls her childhood when her family and she lived under the threat of deportation as undocumented Chechen immigrants living in Paris. For Milana at age 11, she is one of thousands of children affected by the controversial immigration policy. When one of her tight-knit gang of frien
Anton is a physician who commutes between his work at an African refugee camp and his home in Denmark. Anton and his wife Marianne are separated and facing the possibility of divorce. The older of their two sons, ten-year-old Elias, was being bullied at school until he found an ally in Christian who
Follows two married couples, Alfie and Helena, and their daughter Sally and husband Roy, as their passions, ambitions, and anxieties lead them into trouble and out of their minds. After Alfie leaves Helena to pursue his lost youth and a free-spirited call girl named Charmaine, Helena abandons ration
Nathan is attending a Fall family reunion at countryside retreat that he expects to be particularly stormy. While there, his wife Claire plans to announce her pregnancy and there are difficult decisions that need to be made to prevent the family's pesticide business from collapsing. On the first nig
A tale of the passions and tragic fate of a princess, a rich heiress of a French kingdom under threat in the wars of religion of 1562. In love with the Duke of Guise since she was a child, she is forced to marry the Prince of Montpensier.
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez was, for two decades, one of the most wanted terrorists on the planet. Between 1974 in London, where he tried to assassinate a British businessman and 1994, when he was arrested in Khartoum, he lived several lives under various pseudonyms, weaving his way through the complexiti
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her beloved uncle is convinced it was murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs
Frank, a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, Italy, is befriended by Elise, a breathtakingly beautiful woman with a mysterious secret. Soon, their playful romantic dalliance turns into a complicated web of dangerous deceit as they are chased by Interpol, the Italian police, and Russian hit men.
Police officer Amadeus Warnebring was born into a musical family with a long history of famous musicians and he hates music. Now, Warnebring is about to face the most difficult case of his career. A group of six eccentric drummers, led by revolutionary genius Sanna, has decided to launch a full-scal
17-year-old Adam "Butch" Butcher is charged with assaulting a corrections officer. If convicted, he faces hard time in an adult prison, but as witnesses emerge to support his claim of self-defense, Butch is told that with two weeks of clean behavior, he could be acquitted and released. However, faci
Juxtaposes the political work of a Federal President with the private tragedy of a dying son.
Lou Ford is a handsome, charming and unassuming small town sheriff's deputy living in an idyllic West Texas town in the early 1950's. A lifelong resident, Ford has difficulty juggling his long-term girlfriend Amy, a prostitute named Joyce that he mistakenly falls for, and containing the sociopathic
Centers on the first ascent of the Nanga Parbat mountain's Rupal Wall by the brothers Günther and Reinhold Messner. Only one brother returned alive.
Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend
When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine "exorcism" on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Ne
Simultaneously follows four babies around the world - from birth to first steps. The children are, respectively, in order of on-screen introduction: Ponijao, who lives with her family near Opuwo, Namibia; Bayarjargal, who resides with his family in Mongolia, near Bayanchandmani; Mari, who lives with
Alex is a professional home-wrecker and his sister and brother-in-law are partners in this lucrative activity which nonetheless has one golden rule: Alex only agrees to get involved with women who are unhappily married. A father who hates his future son-in-law hires Alex one week before the marriage
The true story of a sister's unwavering devotion to her brother. When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother i
Following World War II and in the wake of the growing Algerian independence movement, three Algerian brothers take very different paths. After losing their family home, the brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader beco
Mikael Blomkvist is about to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society. On the eve of publication, the two investigating reporters are murdered and the fingerprints found
Looks at a family of pasta makers, in particular two brothers and their relationship with their father and sister.
Trying to recover from a sudden break-up, Jen Kornfeldt believes she''ll never fall in love again. But when she reluctantly joins her parents on a trip to the French Riviera, Jen happens to meet the man of her dreams, the dashing, handsome Spencer Aimes. Three years later, her seemingly impossible wish has come true: she and Spencer are newlyweds living the ideal suburban life - that is, until the morning after Spencer''s 30th birthday when bullets start flying. Literally. It turns out Spencer never bothered to tell Jen he''s also an international super-spy, and now Jen''s perfect world has been turned upside down. Faced with the fact that her husband is a hit man, Jen is determined to discover what other secrets Spencer might be keeping - all the while trying to dodge bullets, keep up neighborly appearances, manage the in-laws and work out some major trust issues. And you thought suburban life was easy.
Chronicles what happened in L'Aquila, Italy after the town was destroyed by an earthquake, and analyzes business and political agendas in the post-earthquake reconstruction.
As Joseph Stalin is preparing to deport Russia's Jews, he has his personal doctor executed. In order to relieve his physical suffering, he secretly calls on a young healer whom he manipulates, persuading her to leave her husband. But the broken and dignified couple survive the episode and outlive th
Ten acquaintances come together at a summer dinner party for an evening of food, wine and friendship. Each of them attempts to mask their own personal troubles, but it isn't long before the couples begin revealing their dissatisfaction with their partners and it becomes obvious that they are planni
Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race across the beach to the ocean before they are captured by a seagull or crab. Thus begins Sammy's incredible fifty-year ocean journey. Along the way he meets his best friend, a fe
In the Swiss Alps, Paul, a taciturn farmer, lives with his wife Rosine and animals. Emotionally-stunted, Paul treats his wife like a worker, and when she shows signs of ill health, he chalks it up to a much wished-for pregnancy. When Rosine eventually becomes bedridden, Paul decides to hire a Spanis
During one of their adventures, Cowboy, Indian and Horse discover a strange and fascinating underwater world. While there, a conflict with the habitants is solved with the physical and geographical distribution of the two worlds.
Explores the background and backyards of neo-liberalism: what banks actually do with our capital.
The final 15 years of the Ceausescu regime were the worst in Romania's history. Nonetheless, the propaganda machine of that time referred without fail to that period as "The Golden Age." The film adapts for the screen the most popular urban myths of the period. Comic, bizarre, surprising myths abou
Nicolas leads a peaceful existence. His parents love him and he has great group of friends. One day Nicolas overhears a conversation between his parents that leads him to believe that his mother is pregnant. He panics and imagines the worst--soon a little brother will be there who will take up so mu
Pepperminta is an anarchist of the imagination. She lives in a futuristic rainbow villa and according to her own rules. Colors are the young woman's best friends and strawberries are her pets. And she knows foolproof remedies to free people of their fears. Pepperminta's wish is for everyone to see t
Jean-Gabriel, married and the father of three children, goes from job to job and spends most of his time gambling. One day, to please his daughter, he promises a little too quickly to take the whole family on a skiing vacation. The only problem: this time, if he doesn't keep his promise, his wife wi
A couple tries to escape the routine of their ten-year marriage by swapping professional lives: she takes charge of a building equipment rental company and he tries his hand at door-to-door jewelry sales.
Retraces the epic story of the Parisian Resistance fighters of the FTP-MOI (Francs-tireurs and Partisans - Immigrant Workers). Led by Missak Manouchian, a worker and poet of Armenian origin, the group carried out around thirty operations against the Nazis between August and November 1943. Handed ove
At the Theatre Des Champs-Elysées, Igor Stravinsky premieres his The Rite Of Spring. Coco Chanel attends the premiere and is mesmerized. But the revolutionary work is too modern, too radical. The enraged audience boos and jeers. A near riot ensues. Stravinsky is inconsolable. Seven years later, now
When Catherine, a successful doctor, begins to question her husband David's fidelity, she sets out to resolve her suspicions with the help of an alluring young woman, Chloe. Soon caught in a web of sexual desire, Catherine finds herself on a journey that places her family in great danger.
Jeanne, a married writer with two children, starts to see unsettling changes in her home. Her body is beginning to change but no one around her seems to notice. Her family dismisses these fears as the result of the stress of having to finish her next book, but Jeanne realizes that something far deep
Follows Aris the sea turtle, who embarks on a journey across the oceans in search of the origin of mysterious, far away calls. Aris encounters both her friends and her predators. What she finally discovers is that the greatest threat to the fate of ocean life doesn't lie beneath the waves, but in th
Uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy. The film reveals an intimate perspective on the creative chemistry between drummer John Densmore, guitarist Robb Krieger, keyboardist Ray M
Private detective Brenner mounts an investigation in the countryside, where a famous grill station consumes thousands of chickens every week, leaving the boney remains to be ground down for chicken feed. Eventually, Brenner finds himself caught up in this cannibalistic cycle of eating and being eate
Recently released from prison, two young musicians decide to form a band. Together they search the underworld of contemporary Tehran for other players. Forbidden by the authorities to play in Iran, they plan to escape from their clandestine existence, and dream of performing in Europe. But with no m
Follows three of the world's greatest ski mountaineers to Mount St. Elias in their attempt to realize the longest ski descent in the world. Axel Naglich and Peter Ressmann, Austrian mountaineers, along with the American free-ski mountaineer Jon Jonhston, face the breathtaking challenge while dealin
Gregoire Canvel has everything: a woman he loves, three delightful daughters, and a job producing films that he adores and to which he devotes all his energy. In 20 years, his company, Moon Films, has produced more than 50 features. The artistic prestige of his catalog make Gregoire Canvel one of th
During the 1970-80s in Italy, Sergio and Susanna find themselves living as fugitives. Pursuing an uncompromising cause as members of the notorious Prima Linea, they have become increasingly alienated from the real world. Their luck finally runs out when Susanna is thrown in jail. Putting his life on
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.
Portrait of a family, showing five particular days during a twelve year period.
Set in the future, where criminals are packed off to outer space, recounts the mishaps of six dangerous criminals locked in a prison on Dante, a hostile planet with a toxic atmosphere. As guinea pigs of strange experiences, the six try to escape under the direction of psychopath Cesar, who battles f
Andreï Filipov was a prodigy-the celebrated conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra, the greatest orchestra in Russia. Today, aged 50, he still works at the Bolshoi, but as a cleaner. During the communist era, he was fired at the height of his fame for refusing to get rid of all his Jewish players-Zionis
Jane Morton, a psychiatrist from Dublin in deep mourning following the accidental death of her husband and son, is assigned to work on the case of Dorothy Mills, a teenaged girl in a small village who tried to strangle a baby. After miraculously surviving a car accident, Jane discovers a village dar
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
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
José María, a hot-headed builder, and Rosa, a housekeeper, are Latin American immigrants who fall in love. When a violent confrontation with José María's foreman results in the other man's death, José María flees to the mansion where Rosa works, telling no one. Hidden even from her, he watches Rosa
The story begins with Steven Russell, on his deathbed recalling the events of his life. He begins in Texas as a happily married police officer who plays the organ at church, prays with his wife and spends his off hours searching for his biological mother. That, and he's gay. But after finding and be
When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set to take place in just a few days. Along the way, he cro
After 17 years of loyal service, Julien Foucault is let go from his job at the bank and decided to take advantage of confidential information.
The semi-autobiographical story of a Palestinian family from the 1948 creation of Israel to the present day unfolds in five parts.
Johnny Mauser, unsuccessful actor, is looking for a new home and finds it in dozy Mullewapp. On the farm he meets the rooster Franz and the clumsy Waldemer. The adventure of the three friends begins when Wolke, the sheep, is kidnapped by the wolf.
The story of a young man, Oscar, who after the brutal death of his parents, makes a promise to his sister never to leave her, no matter what, but is killed at the hands of corrupt police.
Despite the fact they are rich and beautiful and clearly in love, Mousse and Louis have fallen into a spiral of drugs. One morning in a chic Paris apartment, Louis is found dead of an overdose and Mousse is unconscious. When Louis' mother arrives to show the apartment to a prospective tenant, she di
After the failure of his career, his marriage, and his suicide attempt, world-class grouch Boris Yellnikoff, spends his days insulting the small children unfortunate enough to study chess with him and irritating his still-loyal friends with his never-ending tirades about the worthlessness of absolut
Burned out veteran Eddie Dugan is just one week away from his pension and a fishing cabin in Connecticut. Narcotics officer Sal Procida has discovered there's no line he won't cross to provide a better life for his long-suffering wife and seven children. And Clarence "Tango" Butler has been undercov
On the run after a successful heist, Le Vilain, a bank robber, returns to his mother's house, believing it to be the perfect hideout. However, when she discovers the true nature of her son's visit, his mother becomes determined to make things right, resulting in an all-out war between mother and so
About a man's search for a lost love in the midst of a worldwide apocalypse.
An artistic immigrant family in Buenos Aires is marred by fierce rivalries, handed down through several generations.
One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that there''s a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. Ari is surprised that he can''t remember a thing anymore about that period of his life. Intrigued by this riddle, he decides to meet and interview old friends and comrades around the world. He needs to discover the truth about that time and about himself. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images.
Follows a group of forty-somethings nostalgic about Saturday night disco fever. Centers on out-of-work Didier Travolta who, in an effort to make enough money to give his eight year-old son a real holiday, uses the reopening of former Le Havre nightclub, Gin Fizz, as an occasion to reform his group T
Emil has fallen in love with Larissa. But before the two can really get to know one another, Larissa dies unexpectedly and Emil, who only wants to obscure the sad truth about Larissa's death, is mistaken for her former boyfriend. Larissa's family takes a sincere liking to Emil; her sister Nora even
Two young American women, Vicky and Cristina, come to Barcelona for a summer holiday. Vicky is sensible and engaged to be married; Cristina is emotionally and sexually adventurous. In Barcelona, they''re drawn into a series of unconventional romantic entanglements with Juan Antonio, a charismatic painter, who is still involved with his tempestuous ex-wife Maria Elena.
Frank Perry is a lifer; in prison for the rest of his natural born days. He's never had a problem with that: he did the crime; he'll do the time. Until he receives a letter telling him that his only and much loved daughter is critically ill following an overdose. He knows that he must see her and to
A singer named Gilles Gabriel is killed in a car accident caused by Ranu, an accountant, which results in Gille's spirit ending up in the body of Ranu.
Teenage Juan crashes his family's car into a telegraph pole on the outskirts of town, and then scours the streets searching for someone to help him fix it. His quest will bring him to Don Heber, an old paranoid mechanic whose only companion is Sica, his almost human boxer dog; to Lucía, a young moth
A serial murderer walks the streets of Manhattan, targeting violent felons who have fallen through the cracks of the judicial system. All the victims are suspected criminals whose bodies are found accompanied by a four line poem justifying the killing. The killer''s mission is to do what the cops can''t do on their own--take the bad guys off the streets for good. When a notorious pimp becomes one of the killer''s victims, highly decorated detectives Turk and Rooster are called in to investigate. This case could easily be the biggest one in their 30 years on the force. With the unwitting help of a local drug dealer the detectives follow what few clues they have, but their search soon turns inward, eventually leading them full circle as they realize the killer may be one of their own.
The horrifying events that took place in the Hoyt family''s vacation home at 1801 Clark Road on February 11, 2005, are still not entirely known. Champagne. Rose Petals. Candlelight. It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Kristen McKay and James Hoyt. But after leaving a friend''s wedding reception and returning to the house, everything had collapsed for the happy couple. Then came a 4 a.m. knock on the door and a haunting voice. Is Tamara here?
A drunkard father redeems himself through his motherless 10-year-old son when he comes to live with him. The father works as a cleaner before a nightclub boss discovers his ability to perform painful magic.
After a young, middle class couple moves into what seems like a typical suburban "starter" tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be demonic, but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.
Tells the story of Anna, once a missing little girl, found wandering a year later on a country road virtually catatonic after suffering some sort of physical abuse. She grows into a comely young woman, but she's got serious issues. She also has a close friend, Lucie, who she ultimately calls after s
Portrait of Argentinean soccer legend Diego Maradona.
With no military experience, knowledge or expertise, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock sets off to do what the CIA, FBI and countless bounty hunters have failed to do: find the world's most wanted man. Why take on such a seemingly impossible mission? Simple--he wants to make the world safe for his soon to
Takes you from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the warm depths of the waters of the exotic Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the ocean; fragile creatures that are capable of sophisticated communication and social interaction. Witness the profound love of
New York attorney Nathan seems to have it all. But when he comes into contact with a doctor seemingly able to predict future deaths, his life spins quickly out of control.
The tragic story of two renowned actors, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were symbols of Italian Fascist cinema and part of the Salo Republic. Accused of collaborating and torturing, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
A mother travels to Thailand to find her lost child.
Fascinated by actresses, Robert is undoubtedly the clingiest fan in French cinema. A handling agent by night in a large artistic agency, he devotes his days to "his" stars, whom he follows relentlessly, not hesitating to interfere in their lives. Working together on the same film set, his three favo
Captures the lives of three people, whose incidental meeting triggers off a great story of love, friendship and forgiveness. Each has his or her own secret, each longs for human presence. The teacher leaves a high school and his parents in the capital and comes to teach into a country school to forg
Lise and Julien are married and lead a happy, quiet existence with their son, Oscar. But their lives are turned upside down one morning when the police come to their home to arrest Lisa for murder. She is sentenced to twenty years in prison. Convinced of her innocence, and faced with the failure of
Follows Antoine, a 42-year-old Paris-based ad executive, who begins telling his friends and family what he really thinks of them.
Tells of a rising politician who, while on vacation, is approached by the son of her sister's housekeeper and her sister's lover to appear in a documentary about successful women.
Depicts the adventures of two brothers, Alexander and Thomas Huber, who have been searching for their own limits from earliest childhood and share a passion for rock climbing which has propelled them into the first league of sports and Alpine climbers. Their ultimate challenge is to speed climb up t
Antoine De Maximy has decided to conquer the United States and its endless roads, spectacular landscapes, film myths, huge cities, communities, Hollywood stars and unknowns. From East to West, the travelling cameraman takes to the road. On foot, hitchhiking, by taxi, by bus, by bicycle and even in a
Ponyo is a mischievous and adventurous little goldfish, who drifts away from the undersea home she shares with her father, the wizard Fujimoto, and hundreds of little sisters. Far from her home, she meets Sosuke, a 5-year-old boy who lives by the sea with his mother Lisa. Sosuke gently cares for his
A woman recounts her childhood friendship with a fox as a young girl.
Triptych feature telling three separate tales set in Tokyo, Japan. "Shaking Tokyo" centers on a man who has lived for 10 years as a hikikomori, (a term used in Japan for people unable to adjust to society and so they never leave their homes) and what happens when he falls in love one day with a pizz
Julia, 40, is an alcoholic. She is a manipulative, unreliable, compulsive liar, all strung out beneath her still flamboyant exterior. Between shots of vodka and one-night stands, Julia gets by on nickel-and-dime jobs. Increasingly lonely, the only consideration she receives comes from her friend Mit
It''s been nearly a year since volatile detective Ben Carson was suspended from the NYPD for fatally shooting another undercover officer, an accident that not only cost him his job, but fueled the alcoholism and anger that has alienated his wife and kids and left him crashing on his sister''s couch in Queens. Desperate to pull his life together, Carson takes a job as a night watchman at the burned-out ruins of the Mayflower department store, which was destroyed by a massive fire that devoured numerous innocent lives. As Carson patrols the eerie, charred remains of the store, he begins to notice something sinister about the ornate mirrors that adorn the Mayflower walls. Reflected in the gigantic shimmering glass are horrific images that stun Carson. Beyond projecting gruesome images of the past, the mirrors appear to be manipulating reality as well. When Carson sees his own reflection being tortured, he suffers the physical effects of his fractured visions. His sympathetic but skeptical sister Angela dismisses these bizarre "nightmares" as a consequence of his stress and guilt over the accidental shooting, but Carson''s estranged wife Amy, a no-nonsense NYPD medical 2 examiner, is less forgiving. Her husband''s increasingly erratic behavior frightens her, pushing his family farther away--and, she fears, it''s putting their children in danger. As Carson investigates the mysterious disappearance of a Mayflower security guard and its possible connection to his ghastly visions, he realizes that a malevolent, otherworldly force is using reflections as a gateway to terrorize him and his family. Carson must somehow uncover the truth behind the mirrors--and convince Amy to help him battle the greatest evil he has ever faced.
In the insular world of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Leonard, a charismatic but troubled young man, moves back into his childhood home following a recent heartbreak. While recovering under the watchful eye of his parents, Leonard meets two women in quick succession: Michelle, a mysterious and beautiful
While waiting for a heart transplant that could save his life, Pierre has his world invaded by his sister Elise and her three children. The growing awareness of his impending mortality, as well as the re-discovery of his sister and her life, gives Pierre a very different sense of how he might spen
Back in the late '80s, Randy "The Ram" Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter and unable to sustain any r
Tells of the execution of a rustic old man's last wish: for his son to go to the city and bring back a wife.
By a simple stroke of fate, a young farmer, a doctor, and a single mother who don't know eachother all lose a loved one on the same day. The one thing they all have in common is their inability to accept the loss and deal with the pain. As the internal pressure and their despair over their own inabi
An extraordinary young girl, Baktay, wants to go to the school for girls that has opened up across the river. But first she must overcome huge obstacles to attend, starting with her family's extreme poverty and her mother's indifference. Determined to make things work, she goes to every and any extr
Tuya, hardworking and hardheaded, is a Mongolian desert herder who refuses to be settled in a town in accordance with the new industrialization policy. She is kept busy with two kids, a disabled husband and 100 sheep to care for, but one day she hurts her back. The only way for the family to survive
Narrowly escaping her volatile ex-husband, Yella flees her small hometown in former East Germany for a new life in the West. She finds a promising job with Philipp, a handsome business executive with whom an unlikely romance soon blossoms. But just as Yella seems poised to realize her dreams, she f
In 1970, Brazil and the world seem to have been turned upside-down, but 12 year-old Mauro's worries have nothing to do with the military regime which controls the country. His biggest dream is to see Brazil become three-time winner of the World Cup. Suddenly, he is torn from his parents and taken to
Uncertain what to do after college, and needing a physical and emotional challenge to sort his head out, Roman Weishaupt sets off from his idyllic Swiss village to follow the pilgrim trail. The documentary follows his 80-day, 1,367-mile walking journey from the Alps to the Pyrenees and beyond.
Mike is a thirty year old Italian boxer from Trieste whose dream is to become a champ in the near future. But, as often happens real life, his journey to try to achieve his dream is harsh, bitter, and full of hidden dangers. However, Mike is seduced by these dangers. In particular, he starts earning
A 40-year-old single actress struggles with maternal desires and a new stage role.
The story of three animal families and their amazing journeys across the planet we all call home. The film combines rare action, unimaginable scale and impossible locations by capturing the most intimate moments of our planet's wildest and most elusive creatures.
Laura spent the happiest years of her childhood growing up in an orphanage by the seaside, cared for by the staff and fellow orphans whom she loved as brothers and sisters. Now, thirty years later, she returns with her husband Carlos and Simon, their 7-year-old son, with a dream of restoring and reo
In the dusty and decrepit setting of an old cafeteria near a motorway in the Parisian outskirts, the lives of several characters intersect through four gangster stories.
Set on an isolated island in the Aegean Sea during the second millennium B.C., revolves around the gods and myths of the ancient world.
Clementine teaches at the French school in Bucharest. Lucas is a novelist. The young couple lives happily in a large house tucked away in the middle of a forest. But tonight, their lives will be turned upside down. They don't know it yet, but they're being spied upon, they're being surrounded. Wh
Life is easy for 43-year-old Luis, a happy single guy, fulfilled in his job of star nose with a perfume creation company, cosseted by his mother and five sisters. It could have lasted for a whole life, but fed up with mollycoddling and helping him, his mother and sisters decide it's time he got marr
A teenager living inside an isolated residential "Zone" guarded by private security finds himself protecting a boy accused of murder from his vigilante father and neighbors. Nevertheless, the boy is caught and lynched. In the end, the teenager leaves the safety of the Zone to ensure the boy is prop
Romania, during the final days of Communism. Otilia and Gabita are students; they share a room in a hall of residence in Bucharest. Gabita is pregnant. The girls arrange to meet a certain Mr. Bebe in a cheap hotel. He will perform Gabita's illegal abortion. But Mr. Bebe refuses their money and deman
Focuses on family relations set against Israel's pull out from the Gaza strip in 2005.
When Carole and Lionel find out that their spouses are having an affair, they make an alliance in order to save their respective marriages.
Jean-Pierre Menard has had it up to here with his wife Odile's refusal to fulfill her conjugal duties and decides to halt the money flow by establishing a new rule between them: no sex, no cash. Jean-Pierre, a rich businessman, has everything he needs to be happy--a successful career, a beautiful wi
In contemporary London, two brothers are desperate to better their troubled lives. One is a chronic gambler in debt over his head, and the other is a young man in love with a beautiful actress he has recently met. Their lives gradually become entangled into a sinister situation with intense and unfo
Sid, a high school student, skater and fan of AC/DC, dreams of owning a cellphone. With it, he could seduce Angie, a gorgeous young woman recently arrived from New York who is presently the girlfriend of the school;s playboy, Virgile. But the phone Sid buys in a curious Chinese bazaar proves to have
A history of world terrorist movement as told through the story of the enigmatic figure Jacques Verges. Communist, anti-colonialist, right-wing extremist? As a young lawyer during the Algerian war, Verges esspoused the anti-colonialist cause and defended Djamila Bouhired, 'la Pasionaria', who bore h
A small town in a remote mountain region. A 24-year-old nurse named Fred works in the only hospital there. She tries to kill herself with a rifle but fails, instead wounding a 14-year old named Marco, who is admitted to her ward. Everyone in town thinks a crazy hunter is responsible for the shoot
Follows pregnant women all around the world, as they live, work, and give birth.
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
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
Ronnie lives in a small sleepy village and is the owner of a small company for deep-frozen goods. One day, a wonderful being - one of the female kind - strands in the village. The local priest hires the young girl, a groupie with the name Zoya, as housekeeper and within days, Zoya turns the whole ma
In Beirut, five women meet regularly in a beauty salon, a colorful and sensual microcosm of the city where several generations come into contact, talk and confide in each other. Layale loves Rabih, but Rabih is married. Nisrine is Muslim and her forthcoming marriage poses a problem: she is no longer
In the south of France, Jean, a shy young bartender, is mistaken for a millionaire by a beautiful, scheming opportunist named Irene. When Irene discovers his true identity, she abandons him, only to find that a love-struck Jean has no intention of letting her get away. Jean's comical attempts to g
Imagines what happened in a period that is undocumented in famous French playwright Moliere's own biography: the years between his release from prison in 1645 at age 22 (because his theatre company went bankrupt and he could not pay his debts) and his return to Paris 13 years later after a triumphan
Inside an icy kingdom at the very top of the earth, a polar bear cub, Nanu, and a walrus pup, Seela, are about to tackle the brave new world that confronts them as their ancient ways of survival are about to change. The polar bears and walruses are surrounded by crystalline ice floes; shadowed by qu
A downtrodden civil servant gradually regresses into a fantasy world while falling for a beautiful movie star.
Three buddies meet two gorgeous girls in a Parisian nightclub and count themselves lucky when the girls invite them to an isolated country house. Upon arrival, they meet a bizarre caretaker with a sinister smile, and it only gets freakier from there.
About the entangled destinies of six men and a boy whose lives have influences on one another and who are all more or less going through an existential crisis. One works as an assistant in a thalassotherapy centre; the others are: a high school science teacher, a paleontologist back in his hometown,
Jessica, a beautiful and spirited young woman from the provinces, comes to Paris to experience life in its infinite variety. She talks her way into a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. Jessica's customers include a
18th century Kazakhstan is a vast region of austere beauty, bordered by China, Russia and Tibet. The proud and warlike Kazakh tribes have survived and fought for centuries--against their enemies and amongst themselves. Oraz, a mystic warrior possessing great powers, foretells the birth of Mansur--
Vitus is a 12-year-old boy who almost seems to be from another planet--he has hearing like a bat, he plays piano like a virtuoso and studies encyclopedias. No wonder his parents begin to anticipate a brilliant future for him as a classical pianist. However, the daily pressure of hours of musical pr
Fresh out of high school, a group of young teens set out to spend a few days by an Alpine lake. But every one of them receives a text message: "in three days, you'll be dead..." One by one, the kids starts to disappear.
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
The owner of an IT firm wants to sell up. The trouble is that when he started his firm he invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind when unpopular steps needed to be taken. When potential purchasers insist on negotiating with the "Boss" face to face the owner has to take on a failed ac
A fan wakes up one day in a world where Johnny Hallyday doesn't exist. In despair, he investigates and finds Jean-Philippe Smet (Johnny Hallyday's real name), owner of a bowling alley in the French suburbs and tries to convince him to become Johnny--a task that brings together their two children: a
When her brother, Loic, leaves home after a violent argument, Lili (19) becomes depressed and anorexic. Finally, she receives a reassuring letter and she goes off to look for him. What she discovers defies anything she could have imagined.
After closing the border to Palestinian workers, Israeli authorities sought to fill gaps in the job market by enticing workers from other parts of the world. Among those who answered the call were Filipinos in various stages of gender transition. These individuals who see themselves in a female per
François is a middle-aged antique dealer. He has a stylish apartment and a fabulous life, but at a dinner with a group he considers his dearest acquaintances, he is blindsided by the revelation that none of them actually likes him. He's arrogant, self-centered and harsh, and they don't believe he kn
Buenos Aires, 1977. A task force working for the fascist Argentine military government kidnaps Claudio Tamburrini, goalkeeper of a B-league soccer team, and takes him to a clandestine detention center known as Sere Mansion: a forbidding old building in the suburban neighborhood of Moron. Claudio ent
Leni has come home to introduce her fiancé Rafi to her idiosyncratic Jewish family for the first time. Everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly reveal that Rafi is Palestinian. Amid the ensuing hysteria, Rafi escapes to the kitchen, ostensibly to help prepare the dinner. Unfortunately he
José Antonio Gutierrez was one of the 300,000 soldiers sent by the U.S. Army to war in Iraq. A few hours after the war began, his picture was broadcast all over the world: he was the first American soldier to be killed in the war. He was there as a so-called 'green-card soldier'--one of approximatel
Nine Italian Auschwitz survivors tell their moving stories of deportation, separation, suffering, survival and final liberation.
A critical and playful look at censorship in Italy under Berlusconi contrasted with other European nations.
Follows the adventures of a blind man, a man with a limp and a deaf man on a crazy stag night in which they discover that their handicaps are not quite as physical as they thought--and just like ordinary people, the most painful handicaps are emotional.
Dan, a solider recently discharged from the army, takes refuge in alcohol to escape from life and other people. Despite his tortured state, his fiancee Nicole still believes they're a solid couple. Gaelle is desperately looking for love, but without any success. Her brother Thierry, a real estate ag
Country girl Yu Hong leaves her village to study in Beijing. At university, she falls madly in love with fellow student Zho Wei. Driven by passion that neither can control, their relationship becomes one of dangerous games. All around them, their fellow students begin to demonstrate, demanding democ
Centers on the lives and loves of four women.
Vincenzo, the maintenance manager of a steel mill in Bagnoli, is charged with the responsibility of shutting down the plant and selling the molten metal to the Chinese. When things are just wrapping up, Vincenzo realizes that the Chinese were sold a defective machine, which years earlier had caused
Once upon a time, there were two children who had the same nanny: Azur, blonde and blue-eyed, son of the lord of the castle, and Asmar, dark-skinned and black-eyed, the nurse's child. Brought up like brothers, the children are suddenly torn apart. But Azur, haunted by the legend of the fairy that Dj
Bankrupt in his professional and personal life, movie producer Bruno Bonomo is finding it impossible to raise the finance for his latest project, "The Return of Christopher Columbus." Entangled in debts and his own weaknesses, struggling with a capsizing marriage and his wayward kids, Bruno is going
A young charismatic President surrounded by a brilliant and determined team, in particular Saint-Guillaume, his mentor withdrawn from the political life but always powerful. A President engaged in favor of social justice and world peace. A solitary and tormented President, who has only one love in h
For a long time nothing could separate Mirko and Stefan. They are on the French Riviera and they have nothing. One night at a disco, they meet Maguy, a woman who likes to go out and drink a lot. Maguy takes Mirko and Stefan under her wing, in her luxurious villa. Between her, her daughter Helene, Mi
Jackie works as a CCTV operator for Glasgow council. Daily she watches over a small part of the world, takes seriously her duties to protect the people moving about in her monitors. Jackie steers clear of involvements with anyone, has life sorted in a way that suits her. Her life has an order, a cal
Jacob has dedicated his life to helping street kids in India. When the orphanage he's in charge of is under the threat of closure, he receives an unusual offer. A Danish businessman, Jorgen, offers him a donation of $4 million dollars. But there are certain conditions attached. Jacob must come to De
A grandfather tells the story of how Kirikou, the smallest and most valiant of heroes, became a gardener, detective, potter, merchant, traveler and doctor.
The story of 32-year old August whose sister Christina, a former porn star nicknamed "The Princess" has just died of drug abuse, leaving behind her 5-year old daughter Mia. August takes the little girl on a mission to destroy all existing pornographic material featuring her mother, but his mission i
Set in 1940s Spain against the postwar repression of Franco's Spain, a fairy tale that centers on Ofelia, a lonely and dreamy child living with her mother and adoptive father, who is a military officer tasked with 'ridding the area' of rebels. In her loneliness, Ofelia creates a world filled with fa
Old Captain Nemat runs a tight ship. This benevolent dictator is almost a father to the scores of poor, homeless, uneducated families who live on his immensely overcrowded tanker, anchored several yards offshore. The fact that the ship's owner and the authorities have ordered him to evacuate the pla
Based on real events and filmed at the actual location where this story took place, a real life drama set during the Rwandan genocide in 1994: Joe Connor has come to teach in Rwanda because he believes he can make a difference. When the school becomes a haven for thousands of Tutsis fleeing the vio
Nick Naylor, chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. Confronted by health zealots out to ban tobacco and an opportunistic senator who wants to put poison labels on cigarette packs, Nick goes on a PR of
Set in the 1960s, follows 12-year-old Eugen and Wrigley's last summer of adventure. When Wrigley's parents announce their intention to pack him off to boarding school, the boys run away, hoping to find Fritzli Buhler, the "King of Rascals" in Zurich. But then Eugen and Wrigley bump into their Scouts
Mickael is a judo fanatic with working-class parents who revel in their poverty. For instance, the mother turns off the power for two weeks just to save money. All tightly wound control at practices, Mickael is a relaxed, easy-going boyfriend to Vanessa, an ordinary, pretty girl he has known all his
The idyllic scenery of the old part of Salzburg seems to have become a magnet for suicides of late. Gottlieb Dornhelm, son-in-law of the president of the Salzburg Festival may not be the first victim but he is certainly the most prominent person to have been found dead at the foot of the Mönchberg.
Xavier seems dissatisfied with just about everything. An aspiring novelist, his greatest achievement is a co-credit on an over-the-top TV soap. His romantic life is equally disappointing, consisting of one-night stands and unfinished romances. He can seduce beautiful, smart and successful women--but
After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, no-nonsense Frank Redmond, a 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, Frank is without a job or a sense of direction, and is too proud to ask for guidance. His best mates--rascally Danny, timid
An African griot (an honored storyteller and keeper of tribal history) uses the evocative language of myth and fable to relate the birth of the universe and the stars, the fiery beginnings of our planet and the appearance of life on earth--but this is a true story, the story of all of us. He tells
Bruno Davert, an engineer worker in the papermaking industry, is a victim of the relocation of his company. He has been on the dole for almost two years, alternating between moments of self-awareness and depression, and confronting the humiliation of job interviews. One day he has a somewhat drast
A young woman named Shiang-Chyi returns from France to discover that the promenade in front of the main railway station in Taipei has been torn down and she can no longer meet watch salesman Hsiao-Kang there. The whole city is beset by a extreme water shortage and Shiang-Chyi is obliged to either st
Introspective artist Blake is buckling under the weight of fame, professional obligations and a mounting feeling of isolation. Dwarfed by towering trees, Blake slowly makes his way through dense woods. He scrambles down an embankment to a fresh spring and undresses for a short swim. The next morning
On October 17, 1815, at the age of 46, Napoleon Bonaparte set foot on St. Helena for the first time. It was on this windswept, overcast island fortress that he would fight his last battle and shape the image that he would leave for posterity. At Longwood, where Napoleon was kept under house arrest,
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
Christine is a lonely artist and "Eldercab" driver who uses her fantastical artistic visions to draw her aspirations and objects of desire closer to her. Richard, a newly single shoe salesman and father of two boys, is prepared for amazing things to happen. But when he meets the captivating Christin
Antoine is the kind of guy who is always helping everyone--from his customers at Chez Jean, the upscale French brassiere he practically runs, to his incompetent fellow waiters and busboys. Then one night on his way to meet his girlfriend Christine, he cuts through the park to save time and commits t
Georges, a television talk show host, and his wife Anne, are living the perfect life of modern comfort and security. One day, their idyll is disrupted in the form of a mysterious videotape that appears on their doorstep. On it they are being filmed by a hidden camera from across the street with no c
Henry aspires to be a writer, but booze and women hamper his pursuit. His flirtations steer him towards Jan. He believes she is a soulmate and falls headlong into a quagmire of passion and mistrust.
It's summer and, for the first time, Marc and his wife Beatrix are spending the holidays with their children in the same house on the Mediterranean where Marc used to spend his own summer break as a teenager. Although the mistral is up and the sea is still rather cool, the summer's heat slowly begin
Focuses on the sticky issue of censorship in the Italian media, featuring Nobel literary prizewinner Dario Fo, and interviews with Italian journalists Enzo Biagi and Michele Santoro and comic Daniele Luttazzi--all of whom had their programs withdrawn from TV after prime minister Silvio Berlusconi pu
Based on the biography "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," the movie examines the life and times of the great English actor, Peter Sellers, best known for his role as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies but had his darker personal life as he battled depression, lonliness and troubled re
Axis, the "tree world's" life is in danger. Its sap has almost run out and its people's efforts to implore the gods are in vain. Keana has strange visions and she is convinced that Axis is calling for her help. Kaena, a young girl with the heart of a rebel, will defy her tribe's taboos and the Grand
In 1996, the South African government established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate abuses of human rights under Apartheid. Under the chairmanship of Nobel Peace laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the commission was mandated to examine acts committed between March 1960, th
It all begins as successful Scottish playwright J.M. Barrie watches his latest play open to a ho-hum reaction among the polite society of Edwardian England. A literary genius of his times but bored by the same old themes, Barrie is clearly in need of some serious inspiration. Unexpectedly, he finds
Life story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gif
Amélie, a dreamy and romantic young Belgian woman, arrives in Japan to begin work as a translator for the giant Yumimoto Corporation. For Amélie, who spent her childhood in Japan, this is a dream come true. It is her chance to become a ''real Japanese.'' Eager to please her bosses and co-workers, Am
Luka is building a railway for the village to bring in tourists, despite the overshadowing of war that is affecting tourism altogether. He tries to turn his eyes to this but when his wife runs off with a musician and his son is called for away for army duty, his own life becomes a war zone. Then he
Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies. While the
Set between Tel Aviv and Berlin, Eyal, a fierce Mossad agent, is on assignment to track down an aging Nazi war criminal, Alfred Himmelman. By posing as a tour guide, Eyal befriends Himmelman's freethinking grandchildren in Tel Aviv. What begins as a deceptive mission dissolves into a journey through
The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team''s coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels'' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: "Do you believe in miracles? Yes!"
A pre-historic tale set 37,000 years ago, when two tribes lived in peace. Until the first time in the history of humanity, a crime came to be committed. And thus the first police investigation of History starts.
In a village in Iraqi Kurdistan, on the border between Iran and Turkey, the villagers desperately seek for a satellite dish antenna in order to keep updated on the impending attack of the Americans in Iraq. Coming from another village with his younger sister and her child, a mutilated boy has a fore
Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall--London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed by night's end. Together, over a period of several months, the
Lolita Cassard, a 20-year-old, is angry at the whole world because she doesn't look like the girls in the magazines, nor like her step-mother, and would so love to be beautiful, at least in the eyes of her father. Etienne Cassard doesn't look at other people very much because he spends so much time
A minister in a women's prison finds her faith and confidence shaken by her surroundings.
A disturbed-looking woman named Anna enters a Paris apartment building where white-collar professionals conduct business from their homes. The concierge--whose chronic involvement in a dopey soap opera is a wink to the melodrama at work in ordinary lives--tells her that Dr. Monnier's practice is on
Claire is a humble copy editor who becomes a personal assistant to her favorite actress. By and by, she loses herself both in the actress's demands and needs, and also in her own ego swollen at her new job.
An expose which reflects upon what has happened to America since the events of September 11, 2001 that touches upon the personal relationship between President George W. Bush and the family of terrorist Osama bin Laden. As well, the chronicle focuses on the powerful roles that oil and greed may have
In post war Sweden it was discovered that every year, an average housewife walks the equivalent number of miles as the distance between Stockholm and Congo, while preparing her family meals. So the Home Research Institute sent out eighteen observers to a rural district of Norway to map out the kitch
An investigative journey into the phenomenon of filmmaking in which filmmaker Jorgen Leth remakes, not once but five times, his own 1967 short film "The Perfect Human/Det Perfekte Menneske," each time within a series of guidelines and limitations imposed upon him by director Lars Von Trier.
Two teenage Russian boys have their father return home suddenly after being absent for 12 years. The father takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake in the north of Russia that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.
Bernard and Catherine are a happily married, professional, middle-aged couple. They are financially stable, have a group of supportive friends, and each feels secure in life. When Bernard misses his surprise birthday party because he is delayed in Frankfurt, his wife is disappointed but thinks no mo
A young schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical world after crossing paths with a nonchalant cat, which she happens to scoop up from the path of an oncoming truck. Haru is flabbergasted when the unfazed feline, whom is an eligible young prince from an alternate world of the Kingdom of the Ca
Inspired by a true story, a tale which centers on three generations of women, deeply affected by the advent of the Taliban's rule in their land. Golbahari, a 12-year-old Afghan girl and her mother lose their jobs when this new regime closes the hospital where they work. As the Taliban has already be
In a near-future world, environmental damage causes flash ice ages and gravity loss, and people who experience devastating grief and loneliness are susceptible to a fatal disease that suddenly freezes the heart--transforming them into human carnage that collects on street corners and airport escalat
June 1940. German troops are advancing on Paris. Odile, a widowed teacher, succumbs to the widespread panic and, with her two children, joins the exodus from the city. Philippe is on the cusp of adolescence, Little Cathy knows only that they are going South. After fifty kilometres, a German plane at
A comedic documentary which follows The Yes Men, a small group of prankster activists, as they gain world-wide notoriety for impersonating the World Trade Organization on television and at business conferences around the world. The film begins when two members of The Yes Men, Andy and Mike, set up a
After the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, a girl tries to adjust to her new freedom.
An urban couple decides to start a new life in Provence.
Zatoichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatoichi discovers a remote mountain village at the mercy of Ginzo, a ruth
A profile of Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist, Jean Dominique, which weaves: historical footage of Haiti's vivid and tumultuous past; interviews with Dominique, himself and with Michele Montas--his heroic wife, life-long love, and extraordinary partner; and incorporates footage sho
A prison psychiatrist pairs a thief with a brute.
After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew.
Adopted by his grandmother, Madame Souza, Champion is a lonely little boy. Noticing that the lad is never happier than on a bicycle, Madame Souza puts him through a rigorous training process. Years go by and Champion becomes worthy of his name. Now he is ready to enter the world-famous cycling race
A tale about high school violence that unfolds on an ordinary school day, inside an American high school, filled with schoolwork, football, gossip and socializing. For each of the students we meet, high school is a different experience: stimulating, friendly, traumatic, lonely, hard.
After finishing a motorcycle race in New Hampshire, Bud Clay loads his racing bike into the back of his van and begins a cross-country odyssey to Los Angeles where he is to compete in another race. During his trip, he meets three very different women: Violet, a wholesome all-American gas station at
In a near-future world, environmental damage causes flash ice ages and gravity loss, and people who experience devastating grief and loneliness are susceptible to a fatal disease that suddenly freezes the heart--transforming them into human carnage that collects on street corners and airport escalat
Set in 1979 in Pakistan, when General Zia-ul-Haq took control of the country and stoked the fires of Islamic nationalism. Ayesha, a Muslim woman who gets by on her late husband's pension and by teaching young girls the Koran, invests her hopes in her beloved son Saleem. But when Saleem takes up with
If it's true that being in love is above all a question of constructing a story together, then how can Graham love Irene, when for him each day is the first day, each time is the first time? Graham suffered a shock six months ago that has left him incapable of remembering events that are less than
Justine and Richard have had three children after living together for fifteen years. Then, Justine splits up with Richard. He moves to another apartment and accepts a job overseas. The couple is assailed by memories and past events. Christmas looms and a year has gone by since they last saw each ot
Reaching the end of her rope when her hubby announces he's giving the new hairstyling and curling machine to another beautician, Christelle clonks him on the head and absconds with the coveted hardware. Mona offers her work as a chambermaid at the motel, whose regulars include hunky truck driver Luc
The members of a Danish family are thrown into many a crisis by the death of the mother. John, the deceased's widower, is something of a joker; an old charmer who allowed his wife to spoil him for 46 long years and who never really had to take on responsibility for his family. Eva, the oldest daught
As part of a job that he is promised, Xavier, an economics student in his late twenties, signs on to a European exchange program in order to gain working knowledge of the Spanish language. Promising that they'll remain close, he says farewell to his loving girlfriend, then heads to Barcelona. Follow
Three stories of undying love, as told by Bunraku Dolls (Japanese traditional puppets)... Matsumoto and Sawako were once a happy couple, but the pressures of meddling parents and success forces them to make a tragic choice. Hiro is an aging yakuza boss. Thirty years ago, he was a poor factory worke
A drama which charts several years in the young lives of four "fallen women" who were rejected by their families and abandoned to the mercy of the Catholic Church in 1960's Ireland. While women's liberation is sweeping the globe, these women are stripped of their liberty and dignity, and they're con
Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a housing project built in the 1960's that--in the early 80's--became one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. The tale tells the stories of many characters whose lives sometimes intersect. However, all is seen through the eyes of a singular narrator: Busca
In one fleeting moment, L.A. firefighter Gordy Brewer loses everything he ever cared about. Running late to meet his wife and young son at a downtown high-rise, the devoted family man arrives in time to witness a bomb explode, showering the area with debris and shattered glass. The explosion is cred
She's running away from a man she still loves. He's running after a woman he believes he still loves. She is a chatty extrovert who doesn't go unnoticed. He is discret, mild mannered, and totally withdrawn. Felix and Rose are so unready to meet each other--until they are both delayed at a Paris airp
A documentary that details and depicts the pre-production and the first six days of production of acclaimed director Terry Gilliam's ill-fated attempt to film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" in late 2000. Piece by piece, the entire production ended up falling apart. A series of events conspire to s
A drama set in present-day London about a supermarket check-out girl named Penny and her taxi-driver, common law husband, Phil. The couple have two overweight children: Rachel cleans at a home for elderly people, and Rory is unemployed and aggressive. The joy has gone out of Phil's and Penny's life
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
Meet Igby Slocumb. He's an angry, rebellious and sarcastic seventeen-year-old at war with the stifling world of "old money" privilege into which he was born. Igby's life and family seem one way on the surface, but he's figuring out things are completely different underneath. His father, Jason, is aw
After a fight with her coked-up boyfriend Marcus, Alex leaves a party to go home. She never gets there; instead she's raped in a desolate tunnel. Her angry boyfriend, and her buddy Pierre decide to take justice into their own hands and hunt down the rapist themselves.
A relationship comedy about six thirty-somethings whose lives interweave one bleak Copenhagen winter. For these singles--in despair--in their small Danish town, their introductory Italian class is the catalyst that infuses their ordinary lives with passion and makes their dim futures significantly b
A family living together in a small Northern Italian city: the parents are Giovanni and Paola and their two teenage children are Irene and Andrea. Giovanni is a psychoanalyst and in his office patients confide to him a long list of their neuroses and worries, in contrast to the calm of his own exist
Lila, a young woman with a severe hormonal condition, is forced to hide her malady and eventually leave society for the solitude she finds in nature. While in the forest she writes novels that become wildly successful. Once famous, she returns to society and starts looking for a man. With the help o
The mournful fable of the Santa Lucia School during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. An imposing stone building set on a desolate plateau, the school shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and other abandoned children. Upon his arrival at Santa Lucia, 10-year-old Carl
Set in 1765, during the reign of Louis XV, an epic adventure based in part on a well-known French legend. In a rural province of France, a mysterious creature is leaving a trail of mutilated corpses across the countryside, savagely killing scores of women and children. Unseen, possessed of enormous strength and a seemingly near-human intelligence, the beast has eluded capture for years. Desperate to end the growing unrest of the populace, the King sends in a renowned scientist and his Iroquois blood brother, an unconventional team whose combined methods and capabilities may finally bring the beast down. But what these men find, when finally confronted with the true nature of the beast, is more shocking than anyone could have anticipated.
Lonely radio DJ Gregor Reuther meets fellow single Mai Winter on the internet. As the two share stories about their past relationships, they begin to fall in love with each other.
Based on the true-life murder of Bobby Kent, a Hollywood, Florida teenager who was murdered by his own circle of friends once they tired of being bullied around by him: Best friend Marty is stuck in a complex and abusive relationship with Bobby, and his girlfriend Lisa urges him to stand up for hims
A look at the 30 year career of racing cyclist Ghislain Lambert, who's only misfortune has been not having the legs to match the courage of his heart.
Each month free-spirited Sara Deever starts a new relationship. Her task is to take a month to make one man become a better person, and then she moves on. When November rolls around and Sara targets the busy tycoon, Nelson Moss, she does not plan on falling in love. But they do, and as a result, Nelson learns the painful secret behind the brevity of Sara''s romances.
Two lovers discover each other 50 years after their first affair.
Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane's mysterious and frequent visits to a medical clinic where cutting edge studies of the human libido are undertaken. When Shane seeks out a self-exiled expert
When Annie Mary was 16, she was offered a scholarship to sing in Milan, but was never allowed to go because her mother was dying. Now Annie Mary is 33 and no longer sings. She lives under the shadow of her chapel-strict father, known to all as "The Voice of the Valleys," who sees himself as a buddin
The mother of two children comes to suspect her remote country estate is haunted.
Carlo's life is thrown into a tailspin when his longtime girlfriend Giulia announces she's pregnant. As Carlo faces up to his anxieties about adulthood, his buddies Paolo, Adriano and Alberto reluctantly grapple with their own responsibilities.
Xavier, a French private detective in London, is asked to find the missing 30-year old son of a wealthy elderly couple. His investigation takes him on a journey into the darkest parts of both the city and his own soul. He finds the seaside hotel where the missing Leon has been, but now there is only
Nafas, a journalist, had fled her homeland of Afghanistan during its civil war with the Taliban. She had managed to escape to Canada where she could live a peaceful existence. However, after receiving a suicidal letter from her sister, who has vowed to put an end to her miserable life before the ecl
Mans and Roro are in their twenties and best friends. They both work for the parks department. Roro is of Arab origin and, without his parents knowing, has a Swedish girlfriend. He has been planning to introduce her to his family for a long time, but doesn't get around to it. Just when he is ready t
A modern fantasy fairy-tale that begins in Duke Osso's underground empire. The Duke's realm is doomed to extinction because the enormous crystal that provides the underground kingdom with light and life is about to burn out. And so the Duke sends his jester Balthasar out into the world to find a 'li
Harrison Lloyd is a prize-winning photojournalist, who decides to make an assignment to report on war-torn Yugoslavia his last. However, he is reported dead by the wire service. Refusing to accept this, his wife Sarah embarks on a perilous journey to find him and bring him home. Armed with a camera,
In 1927, fleeing persecution, a Russian Jewish girl named Fegele is bundled off on a boat to England. Fegele is re-named Suzie, sent to a Christian foster home and to school where she learns to sing. 10 years later she leaves England for Paris, where she becomes a chorus girl and befriends ambitious
A mockumentary sequel to the saga of three documentary filmmakers who mysteriously disappear in the Maryland woods while trying to verify tales of horrible deeds and sinister occurrences in the area. The story delves deeper into the legend of the infamous Blair Witch and the unspeakable evil wrought
A talented assassin goes on a rampage of revenge for the death of his daughter in an evironmental accident. The only person that can stop his deadly fight against the nuclear industry and prominent politicians is his former instructor, now a disillusioned and cynical nightclub owner.
Local television weatherman Russ Richards is on the verge of losing his shirt. What money he doesn''t squander on his own lavish lifestyle he loses in an unsuccessful snowmobile dealership he owns in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Desperate to avoid financial ruin, Russ schemes with Crystal Latroy, the station''s lotto ball girl, to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else starts to go wrong as the plan starts to unravel and turns downright ugly.
In a bus terminal in a small Cuban city, dozens of passengers wait for the bus to arrive. Disorder and chaos reign when the bus breaks down and cannot leave. Forced to spend the night together and perhaps the next few days, everyone will try to come up with their own solutions, revealing the human b
Rene is an obese 50-year-old man suffering from the degenerative muscle disease myopathy. He is disliked by everyone at the nursing home. So nobody is surprised when it falls upon the young new nurse, Julie to look after him. However, Rene's maliciousness simply melts away in the face of Julie's hon
Manu, a hardened young waif, is violently raped by a group of savage young thugs. Nadine, a tough-skinned cocaine addicted prostitute, sells her body but refuses to give up her soul. While sex plays a pivotal and often destructive role in both their lives, they are united by chance and together, as
They meet for the first time, after a horrible accident, underneath a truck: the sad and angry Bodo, a small time criminal who is always running, from himself as well as the law; and Sissi, a shy, quiet nurse who works in a psychiatric clinic. Bodo saves Sissi's life, which is literally hanging by a
Abbie Reynolds is a Los Angeles yoga instructor who is approaching 40 and has been burned by too many past relationships. Robbie Whitaker is a gay, aging Hollywood playboy who works as a gardener and has become Abbie's best friend. Their relationship takes a different turn when, after the funeral
The tale of the ill-fated love affair between the bandit Black Tiger and the well-born lady Rumpoey. They have known each other since childhood, but her father has engaged her to marry Police Captain Kumjorn--who is charged with destroying the gang of which Black Tiger is a member. At one point Blac
Few things in life equal the euphoric glow we feel upon first opening our eyes from a wonderful dream. But this exhilaration is ephemeral- we awaken and realize that the glorious reverie has passed forever. But what if you could place yourself in the fantasy world of your choosing each time you drif
A look at one week in the life of a group of high strung Parisiens who make small mistakes, sometimes cross paths and fret over the everyday things.
The temptestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin Alexis, who murders all too easily. When Alexis himself is fatally gunned down, grief-stricken Fernando hunts fo
In Kyoto in 1865, a promising young swordsman attracts the sexual attention of many of the higher-ranking men of the Shinsengumi samurai group. Love, jealousy and the code of the warrior unite the group -- and also tear it apart.
When her second husband dies and is buried four days before Christmas, widow Yvette's life is thrown into a turmoil for the holidays. Luckily she has three daughters from her first marriage to comfort her. But as the countdown towards Christmas commences, the family discovers that nothing in their l
The Sex Pistols were in existence for only 26 months and recorded only one album, yet they changed the face of music forever. This is the story of the The Sex Pistols, charting their rise from the litter-stacked back streets of 70's London through their crucifixion by the British tabloids, canonisat
Photojournalist Jean Janes journeys by yacht to Smuttynose, off the coast of New Hampshire, to photograph the site of a sensational axe murder that occurred a century earlier in which two women were killed. She sets out to sail with her novelist husband Thomas, her brother-in-law Rich and Rich's new
She comes to his London pad late every Wednesday afternoon, only for sex, while her taxi waits outside. They don't speak but something must pass between them because they stand together and lie down next to the table without a word. The following week at the same time, she is at the door, they immed
In contemporary Hanoi, Lien works as a waitress in the cafe owned by her older sister Suong. She shares an apartment with her older brother Hai, an actor with whom she constantly flirts. Suong is married to Quoc, a photographer with whom she has a son. Their middle sister Khanh is married to Kien, a
Tonight, like every Saturday night, the guys, Brad, Jeremy, Ian and Derek will hook up together at their favorite chill spot, Don's Plum. And tonight's big challenge, as usual, is to "bring a chick." For Brad, this is easy. He already got with the girl of his choice, Sara, earlier that evening, and
Adele, a 22-year-old with a history of bad luck and abusive relationships with men, is contemplating suicide on the edge of a bridge when she encounters Gabor, a professional knife thrower who just happens to be "hiring." He senses that she would make a wonderful new target and offers her the job.
It's summer and nine-year-old Masao has no one to play with. With soccer practice suspended and his friends away at the beach, living alone with his grandmother seems even less fun. By chance, Masao discovers the address and photo of the mother he has never met. But with little money and even less s
Rivka and Malka are two Orthodox Jewish sisters living in one of the most traditional communities in Jerusalem, and both are coming up against conflicts between their faith and their gender. Rivka and Meir have been married for 10 years, but are childless. Despite his real love for his wife, Meir fe
Felice is living a dangerous life: in the middle of World War II Berlin she is a Jew and a lesbian, working undercover at a Nazi newspaper where she finds information to take to the Jewish underground. One day she meets Lilly, her lover Ilse's employer, and falls in love with this bourgeois, Nazi-su
A con artist infiltrates a playboy''''s glamorous life.
William Schwenck Gilbert is the librettist, writing the words. Arthur Sullivan is the composer, writing the music. Gilbert is the very model of a 19th-century British gentleman, an overly proper married man certain that he knows best. For nearly a decade, Gilbert and Sullivan's collaborations have d
Alvin Straight was 73 when he got the call about his brother. Alvin couldn't see well enough to hold a driver's license. He walked only with the support of two canes. He didn't much care for anybody else helping him out. But when he got the call that his brother Lyle--separated from him by hundreds
Depressed Perry creates colors for an English paint company. While trying to invent the new color "Siam Sunset," he travels to a desolate part of Australia, where he meets Grace, a woman who is as troubled by her life as he is. Together they hope to color their worlds with love rather than paint, bu
Based on a West African legend, Kirikou is born in an African village under a terrible spell that has been placed on it by the sorceress Karaba. Kirikou decides to save the village and begins his adventure by setting out to find the Wise Man in the Forbidden Mountain.
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
The story of three friends bound by a pact which, after twenty years, is beginning to unravel. After devising a fool-proof horse-racing scam, Vinnie invited his girlfriend Rosie to share in the take, but things went awry when Rosie and Vinnie's best friend Carter ran off with the money. Twenty years
Teenage Mamlakat lives with her father and brother in an ancient city by the sea. She dreams of being an actress and when a touring theater company comes to town, she sees her chance. But she misses their performance, and instead ends up sleeping with one of the actors in the night. Discovering that
Ruth Barron is a beautiful young Australian who went to India in search of answers, but found herself quickly seduced by the mysterious world of a religious cult. When her family finds out, they grow deeply concerned and hire a top cult buster to capture and de-program her. But she proves to be mo
On the surface the Lisbons appear to be a normal 1970s family living in a middle-class Michigan suburb. Mr. Lisbon is a quirky math teacher, his wife is a strictly religious mother of five attractive teenage daughters who catch the eyes of the neighborhood boys. However, when 13-year-old Cecilia com
Can a romance survive the bruises of war? A young Bosnian couple reunite for a night in Belgrade. Caught between the past and an uncertain future they have only the present moment.
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
A film about New York state of mind which chronicles the life of Judith Nelson, a woman who has lived the life of a wealthy, Fifth Avenue doctor''s wife. But after her husband abandons her for a younger woman, Judith is left to reconcile the silence of her plush Co-op--a silence filled with memories and frustrations. When her isolation is interrupted by a chance, fleeting romantic encounter, Judith sees the world through new eyes. Refreshed with the possibilities of a new life, she befriends her building elevator operator, Pat--a familiar yet nameless face--and she discovers he, too, has a life filled with loss and dreams beyond this invisible daily job. Together, they confide in and console each other.
Steven is a gay 16-year-old in a middle class English suburb. Only his best friend Linda knows about his sexuality, but he is moving towards coming out to his parents and perhaps at school. His big problem, though, is that he fancies the school jock John, a rich hunk who seems out of his league in m
When his best friend''''s father dies, a Native funds their trip to deal with the remains.
Sisters-in-law and best mates Dawn and Jackie work at a factory in a small Lancashire town. At one of their regular bingo sessions, Dawn wins the 100,000 pound National Jackpot. But their celebrations are cut short when Dawn discovers that the breast cancer she thought she had beaten has now returne
Loosely based on the work of Irish writer Ronan Bennett, the story follows five criminals, who, after a failed heist, set out to uncover their betrayer. Ray, a onetime political activist, now a hard-nosed gangster, is closest to Dave, an East End grifter, with whom he sets up the $3 million robbery
Muffin is a gentle golden retriver puppy who dreams of becoming a fearless warrior named Napolean. During a children's birthday party "Napolean" seizes his opportunity to search for adventure when he jumps into a birthday basket to which several balloons are attached. Soon the puppy is whisked away
Jackie supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gunrunner Ordell Robbie--until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bailbondsman, who understands her restlessness only too well, Jackie arrives at a bold almost foolhardy plan to play off these opposing forces against each other. Matters are complicated by Ordell''s confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston who have agendas of their own. By appearing to cooperate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.
Set in a small northern village, a story which focuses on how one community plunges into tragedy when its school bus crashes into a lake, claiming the lives of more than a dozen of the town's children. Soon after, Mitchell Stephens, a big city lawyer, comes to the devastated village with the intenti
Best friends Holden McNeil and Banky Edwards are enjoying success as the creators of the cult comic book ''Bluntman and Chronic.'' When they meet fellow comic book artist Alyssa Jones, Holden''s desire for the beautiful charmer is immediate. Alyssa, however, has set her romantic sights elsewhere but decides, nevertheless, to pursue a friendship with Holden. This presents Holden with a dilemma: feeling the way he does, can he merely be friends with this woman? Banky, who knows Holden best, doesn''t think so. As the friendship deepens, so do Holden''s affections for Alyssa. And cautiously, yet effortlessly, so do Alyssa''s for him. With their relationship strugging to define itself, Banky grows more and more frustrated at the notion of losing his best friend to emotional adulthood.
Queen Victoria risks scandal because of her loyalty to a Scottish groundskeeper who saved her life.
An impoverished noblewoman matches her lover with a dying heiress.
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
Betty and Victor are a pair of clever grifters, with years of history together. They specialize in well-planned, middle-range scams, bilking ordinary people of moderate sums of money, with a modus operandi that has kept them comfortable and out of trouble. The much younger Betty reveals that, for th
The true story of the first female painter to break into the 17th-century Italian art world with her exotic images. Seventeen-year-old Artemisia inherits her passion for painting from her father, Orazio, a well-known painter in the Florentine tradition. Considered forbidden, a female painter has nei
Dorine is a copy editor at a computer trade magazine that is in the process of downsizing. Budget cuts and her Machiavellian editrix, Virginia, force her to work at home. E-mail serves as Dorine's only link between her house, where she cares for her sick mother, and the office, her only connection t
Sidney goes to college and is pursued by a serial killer who has been inspired by the original Woodsboro murderers. The first victims are knifed to death at a showing of "Stab," the movie inspired by Gale Weathers'' book about the killings. At college, Sidney is studying to become an actress and is dating again when she gets news that there is a copy-cat loose. Sidney is now back in the limelight, pursued by Weathers, the freed Cotton Weary, and supported by former deputy Dewey. All the while, the killer gets closer and closer.
An ironic tale about a seven-year-old boy's gender confusion -- he dreams of being a girl -- and the repercussions this has on his family, classmates and neighbors.
During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight''s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires. Tommy "Birdman" Rowland and Kev, his sidekick, plow snow for a living. A former campus stud, Tommy continues to harbor feelings for his ex-girlfriend Darian, complicating his relationship with current lover Sharon. Paul Kirkwood lives with Birdman and also plows snow. Inexorably drawn to supermodels and the "ideal" woman, he refuses to commit to Jan, his girlfriend of seven years. Traveling from New York where he works the piano bar circuit, Willie Conway is at a crossroads in his life. Although he lives with sharp attorney Tracy Stover, Willie cannot commit to the relationship. In Knight''s Ridge, he meets Marty, a 13 year-old "heartbreaker in training" and Andera, Stinky''s cousin from Chicago, who compel Willie to reassess the value of his life and his relationship with Tracy.
Against the macabre backdrop of the traditional Day of the Dead celebration, "The Crow: City of Angels" tells a new chapter in the gothic urban mythology of Love transcending Death. Creating an all-new incarnation of the brooding dark hero--a victim of urban violence returned to the living to exact personal justice--Vincent Perez portrays Ashe, the young man who returns from the night of his own horrific murder with the mysterious powers of the Crow. He returns to seek out and destroy the most savage criminals in a surrealistic city of preponderant evil. As he sets out on his fateful mission, Ashe becomes drawn to Sarah, someone with whom he seems to share psychic and emotional bonds. Mia Kirshner plays Sarah, the young woman who as a teenager first encountered the Crow and cannot escape this connection with her past. Legendary punk rocker Iggy Pop also stars as one of the cold-blooded killers responsible for Ashe''s brutal death.
Sidney has more than her share of teenage angst to cope with. Her mom was murdered a year ago, her dad is perpetually away on business, and her boyfriend Billy is pressuring her to go all the way. As if that weren''t enough, a brilliant serial killer has begun to terrorize Sidney''s quiet hometown, including her highschool classmate Casey Becker. With the calculated genius of a perfect predator, the killer is using his love of scary movies to turn the town upside down - taking everything he knows about the genre to trick his victims, outwit the police and throw his pursuers off base. Now, no one is safe - and everyone is a suspect.
A young woman tries to match up her acquaintances but can''''t cope with her own love life.
A portrait of Valerie Solanas--the woman who gunned down Andy Warhol and almost killed him. The film is also a paean to Warhol--the true king of pop--and the world which he created around him in the late 1960s. Using the disturbed, but frequently brilliant, visionary-feminist Solanas as her focal po
A mosaic of four stories about love and desire tied together by the story of a filmmaker who observes the relationships of young couples. The first episode, "Chronicle of a Love That Never Was," follows a young traveler to Ferrara who falls in love with a woman he meets, but falls asleep in his room
Glasgow, 1968: from out of the city's low income housing projects come hundreds of youth gangs fighting over turf using razors and bayonets. The three McLean brothers, one in the gang life, one who wants to go to art school and the thirteen-year-old youngest, must decide whether to be victims or sur
Three unemployed factory workers--the dog-loving dreamer Sid, married man Jerry, and Russ, a would-be leader of men who still lives with his mother--try their hand at crime in order to keep themselves and their families above the poverty level. When their first attempt goes awry--they break through
After turning down a previous marriage proposal years earlier, a young woman is thrown into company with her former beau.
A loving portrait of Andy Warhol's beautiful femme fatale, subsequently the heroine of the Velvet Underground and the goddess of heroin.
The inspiring story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother, she moved to East Harlem and began teaching violin to support her family. When the Board of Education eliminated her position due to budget cuts, Roberta refused to stop. Instead she started her own non-p
An avowed alcoholic, Ben drank away his family, friends and, finally, his job. With deliberate resolve, he burns the remnants of his life and heads for Las Vegas to end it all in one final binge. On the strip, Ben picks up a street-smart hooker named Sera in what might have been another excess in his self-destructive jag. Instead their chance meeting becomes a respite on the road to oblivion as something connects between these two disenfranchised souls.
In the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, a young man finds work as a cyclo. Faithful to the teachings of his father, himself a cyclo who was killed in an accident a year earlier, the young man transports customers around the sweltering city in an attempt to support himself, his family, and to improve his l
A group of obsessed "cinema terrorists," lead by Cecil B DeMented, make it their mission to avenge the crass sins of commercial movie culture through acts of brazen filmmaking and vigilante outlaw cinema retribution. As the movie begins, Cecil and his "Sprocket Holes" gang kidnap Honey Whitlock, a b
Drama, based on the bestselling novel by Alan Duff, about a family in a state of perpetual crisis due to the husband's uncontrollable violence.
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
Artwork and interviews trace the career of the pioneering underground comics creator.
A classic modern noir on Blu-ray, Joel and Ethan Coen's debut feature "Blood Simple" (1984) tells the story of the owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar who discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he
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Each winter, alone in the pitiless ice deserts of Antarctica, deep in the most inhospitable terrain on Earth, a truly remarkable journey takes place as it has done for millennia. Emperor penguins in their thousands abandon the deep blue security of their ocean home and clamber onto the frozen ice to
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