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A university professor and cognitive psychologist faces the early onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Two young people who cannot openly express their love for each other are separated for several years during WWI. When the man returns home, he hopes his love has waited for him.
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
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
A woman with amnesia wakes up every day with no knowledge of who she is and must reconstruct her memories from a journal she keeps. As terrifying new truths emerge she is forced to question everyone around her.
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
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
Julian is a drug kingpin in Bangkok who is determined to avenge his brother's death. But his task is complicated by a mysterious and unbalanced policeman who is following his every move.
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
A White House butler serves seven American Presidents while observing and enduring the sweep of the Civil Rights movement and its impact upon his family.
Violinist, Niccolo Paganin Paganini, makes a Faustian pact with his manager to create a myth that that makes him a superstar performer.
A teenage girl encounters a woman with blue hair and decides to transform herself into her, causing problems with the girl's family and friends.
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
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
A British couple revisit Paris decades after their honeymoon in an effort to rekindle the marriage. One there, they run into an old friend who helps them transform their marriage.
Centers on a family-owned shop that sells suicide tools amid a depressed and suicidal world.
A New York housewife in the middle of a nervous breakdown travels to San Francisco to be with her sister.
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
Three young athletes from different backgrounds share a common desire to prove themselves, while not compromising their dreams.
Five longtime friends decide to all live together in one home to escape the retirement home.
A family of people, who are just a few inches tall, hide from the world and live by borrowing from normal-sized humans, until their existence is discovered by a young boy.
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."
In Nazi occupied France, two gangs of children from neighboring villages have a pretend war with each other.
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.
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
Three best friends are asked to be bridesmaids for a girl they ridiculed in high school.
A young widow casually kisses a colleague, setting off a revolution within him.
A group of actors gather in the house of a deceased playwright for the reading of his will.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
In Paris, an unlikely friendship develops between a quadriplegic millionaire and the young black man who becomes his carer.
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
Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, but the wedding is a fiasco. Family tensions mount, relationships fray...and a planet called Melancholia is heading towards Earth.
Disheartened attorney Mike Flaherty, who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles across a rough and tumble runaway only to find the boy is athletically gifted.
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.
It's love at first sight for Angélique and Jean-René when they meet at a therapy group for people suffering from complexes and communication problems, but their difficulty expressing their feelings complicate the situation.
When the factory where she works shuts down, a single mother of three goes to Paris and enrolls in a housekeeper training program. She then gets a job cleaning the apartment of a successful trader who works in both London and Paris financial centers.
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.
Centers on the wife of a police captain who disappears during a vacation.
Chronicles the fashion career of Yves Saint Laurent, his lifelong partnership with Pierre Berge and their decision to auction off a lifetime of precious art and objects.
A family, including a young couple, travels to Paris, France for business and have their lives transformed.
Cayetana, a girl growing up in 1980's Peru, convinces herself she will die the day her brother is born.
Despite his father's plea for tolerance, a bullied schoolboy and his friend choose revenge over forgiveness in this provocative drama about family relationships and world events.
Milana, an illegal teenage immigrant, is deported from France. His young friends vow to save him.
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.
Two couples learn to be careful for what they wish when their passions and anxieties drive them out of their marriages as well as their minds.
Juxtaposes the political work of a Federal President with the private tragedy of a dying son.
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.
Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist joins forces with mysterious, street-smart Lisbeth Salander to unravel a wealthy family's dark history.
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
Music-hating policeman Amadeus Warnebring must pursue a band of renegade drummers who are terrorizing the city in order to create chaos and disorder.
Res is a convicted criminal who wants to gain control of his life, but cannot resist falling in love with handicapped Greta. Their impossible love becomes a case for the courts.
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
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
Babies travels the globe following four children from vastly different corners of the world-Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Tokyo and Hattie from San Francisco.
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
A young woman's world is shattered when her brother is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, she embarks on an 18-year journey to set him free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology.
Two investigative reporters, who were about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden, are murdered. With her fingerprints on the murder weapon, a girl with a history of unpredictable and violent behavior is the prime suspect.
Hatched in 1959, a sea turtle travels the oceans to reunite with his lost love, witnessing the effects of global warming.
Reverend Cotton Marcus travels to rural Louisiana to perform a routine "exorcism" on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.
During the growing Algerian independence movement following World War II, three Algerian brothers choose different paths.
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.
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.
Looks at a family of pasta makers, in particular two brothers and their relationship with their father and sister.
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
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.
In an intensive care unit, Lisbeth Salander's fighting for her life in more ways than one. Charged with three murders, she'll have to not only prove her innocence, but also denounce the government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.
When a sheriff is asked to railroad a prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more people as his problems spiral out of control.
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.
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
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
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
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." Official Party visits were spectacular events. Often, the official motorcade would cross numerous villages and towns to reach its final destination. In each of these towns, officials would mobilize the inhabitants to demonstrate wild enthusiasm. The most bizarre Party orders would be obeyed blindly and absolutely.
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
Explores the background and backyards of neo-liberalism: what banks actually do with our capital.
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.
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.
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
About a man's search for a lost love in the midst of a worldwide apocalypse.
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
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
The semi-autobiographical story of a Palestinian family from the 1948 creation of Israel to the present day unfolds in five parts.
A passionate, intense love affair between two fascinating creative giants, Coco Chanel, a fashion icon, and Igor Stravinsky, one of the most influential composers of the century.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The true story of a charismatic con man's journey from small-town businessman to flamboyant white-collar criminal, in which he repeatedly finds himself in trouble with the law and on the lam - all in the name of love.
Accused of killing his foreman, a builder flees to the mansion where his girlfriend works as a housekeeper, hiding out even from her.
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.
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
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.
Portrait of a family, showing five particular days during a twelve year period.
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
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
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
An artistic immigrant family in Buenos Aires is marred by fierce rivalries, handed down through several generations.
A seemingly perfect marriage reveals its flaws when the wife enlists an escort to test the faithfulness of her husband.
During seven fateful days, three disparate police officers find themselves hurtling inextricably toward the same fatal crime scene and a shattering collision with destiny.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
When billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered, his son Largo will take control of his father's international corporation, but must learn how to overcome drug traffickers, assassins, militia fighters, and dishonest corporate-political traders to do so.
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
While recovering from a recent heartbreak, a charismatic but troubled young man becomes involved with two women in quick succession, forcing him to make a difficult decision between the two.
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 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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
A mother travels to Thailand to find her lost child.
After just moving into a new home, a young couple experiences bizarre noises and occurrences in the middle of the night. They then decide to videotape the happenings while they sleep.
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
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
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 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
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.
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
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.
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
In an imaginative retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid," a young boy, Sosuke, rescues a goldfish, Ponyo, who magically transforms herself into a little girl, taking the two on a series of fantastic adventures.
A woman finds herself in trouble when she tries to extort money using a young boy as bait.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Focuses on family relations set against Israel's pull out from the Gaza strip in 2005.
Documentary about the controversial French lawyer: Jacques Verges, who began his career with the Algerian War for Independence and the defense of Djamila Bouhired, an activist who embodied the people's determination to gain freedom.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
When Carole and Lionel find out that their spouses are having an affair, they make an alliance in order to save their respective marriages.
A downtrodden civil servant gradually regresses into a fantasy world while falling for a beautiful movie star.
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
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.
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
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
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--
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.
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
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
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
A fairy tale, set in Fascist Spain, about a young girl who falls in love with a fawn that lives in the old ruined labyrinth behind her family's decrepit home.
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
An idealistic manager of an orphanage in India is suddenly sent to Copenhagen to secure funds for the floundering orphanage where he discovers a life changing family secret.
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
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.
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
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
A snobbish art gallery owner gradually comes to realize how unpopular he really is. He strikes up a relationship with a working-class, boorish taxi driver whom he in reality loathes, but tries to pass off as his best friend.
A grandfather tells the story of how Kirikou, the smallest and most valiant of heroes, became a gardener, detective, potter, merchant, traveler and doctor.
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
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
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
A critical and playful look at censorship in Italy under Berlusconi contrasted with other European nations.
Nine Italian Auschwitz survivors tell their moving stories of deportation, separation, suffering, survival and final liberation.
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.
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
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
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
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
Based on real events, a drama set during the Rwandan genocide in 1994 about a teacher who has come to the country to make a difference but must decide if he should stay with his students or flee the mass murders.
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
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
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
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
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).
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
A man is determined to live life to the fullest, even if it means taking many jobs, loving many women and rejecting every part of the American dream.
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
The story of J.M. Barrie's relationship with four fatherless boys & their mother, which inspired him to write the classic children's tale, "Peter Pan."
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
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!"
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
After the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, a girl tries to adjust to her new freedom.
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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 famous ice skater is reunited with her former lover in New York, and together they embark on a road trip to rebuild their relationship.
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
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
A famous ice skater is reunited with her former lover in New York, and together they embark on a road trip to rebuild their relationship.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
The mother of two children comes to suspect her remote country estate is haunted.
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.
Orphanage ghost story set in the Spanish Civil War.
Two lovers discover each other 50 years after their first affair.
About an unlucky professional cyclist.
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
The trials and tribulations of two parking lot attendants.
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
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.
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.
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
After being forced out of the police force for a pay-off, a Parisian detective goes on the search for a wealthy couple's missing son who had stumbled onto a child pornography ring.
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.
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
About oppression in contemporary Afghanistan.
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
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
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
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.
About a woman lost between reality and her dreamlife.
A young gypsy finds love while travelling from Russia to America, in search of her father.
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
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
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
A man pushes the limits of his capacity when he gets involved in an affair with a married woman.
Two female friends, one who was raped, the other a witness to a friend's death, go on a rampage of sex and murder against society.
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.
A middle-aged writer's struggle with love amongst the young killers of Medellin.
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.
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,
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.
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
A look at life in a residential facility for people with motor disabilities.
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
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
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
About a group of twentysomethings hanging out in a Los Angeles diner.
A young woman joins a cult in India, and her parents send an American cult expert to talk her out of it.
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
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
A story of circus knife-throwers.
A Holocaust love story.
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
A famous pair of playwrights separate and reunite to write their eventual masterpiece.
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
A man rides his lawn mower across the country to visit his ill brother.
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.
Five sisters search for romance until they decide to commit suicide.
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
A con artist infiltrates a playboy's glamorous life.
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.
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
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.
When his best friend's father dies, a Native funds their trip to deal with the remains.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
An impoverished noblewoman matches her lover with a dying heiress.
Bus accident kills 20 kids in a small canadian town. A lawyer, haunted by the loss of his own daughter to drugs, moves to the town and convinces the families to sue.
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
Queen Victoria risks scandal because of her loyalty to a Scottish groundskeeper who saved her life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 young woman tries to match up her acquaintances but can't cope with her own love life.
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
A young boy in Glasgow tries to escape gang life.
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
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.
Several guerilla filmmakers kidnap a B-movie actress and force her to star in their anarchist masterpiece.
After turning down a previous marriage proposal years earlier, a young woman is thrown into company with her former beau.
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
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
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
About an abusive father and his family dealing with being social outcasts in New Zealand.
Artwork and interviews trace the career of the pioneering underground comics creator.
An orphan girl discovers that she is the lost princess of an ancient city that once held the promise of a utopian society.
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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