Documentary about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's 1946 film NOTORIOUS.
A teen embarks on a quest in his Rocky Balboa-obsessed town that swirls in his family members.
Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans apartments, works in restaurants, and sells food along the scenic, sun-drenched shores. Young Dé (Thiago Martins) is just such a man. Dé lives with his mother Bernadette (Cyria Coentro) in a cramped Cantagalo apartment, selling hot dogs on the beach in order to make the rent. His brother Beto was killed when Dé was just a young boy, and his adopted brother Carlão (Rocco Pitanga) has been jailed for a robbery that he didn't commit. One day, while working on the beach, Dé meets Nina (Vitória Frate). Nina is the only child of a successful lawyer named Evandro (Paulo César Grande), who's none to happy to discover that his daughter is dating a member of the lower class. How...
The historical saga of American superheroes. Born in the period between the Great Depression and the World War II to combat the hobgoblins of the modern world, these mutant human beings with superhuman powers colonized the funny papers, radio dramas, television and films, to become a truly national industry in the United States: they gave expression to the fears and obsessions of the twentieth century and bolstered American ideals.
Based on the best-selling fantasy novel Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms, ONCE UPON A TIME is a story of epic battles, deep passion, and the powerful forces that drive mortals and gods alike toward revenge, loyalty, and eternal love. Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom she falls in love and marries. When an old enemy reappears in her life, everything she holds dear is threatened.
Set after the unification of the Three Kingdoms, the film opens with a description of some of the lawlessness due to the threat of the Tang Dynasty, which was involved in the violent unification. During this time, a messianic prophecy arose in the countryside of an infant warrior that would be born that could overthrow the conquering Tang, heralded by a flying horse. Into this situation we meet a peasant, A Sadal, who we first discover stealing a Buddha statue from temple and stealing food from an old man dying of hunger. We then meet his wife, Sae Onyeo, and the happily married pair soon conceive and bear a child. However, reports of a flying horse abound and the Tang start a campaign to find the infant warrior, with potential consequences for the new parents in addition to the rest of their village.
After the story of the same name of S. Gadirzadeh "Autumnal leaves". The film is about old man and old woman and their sudden meeting.
Carefree days, youth and summertime. It is on a day like that when Hsin-lun meets Wendy and Johnny meets Bessie. Love blossoms. Hsin-lun and Wendy are married but Bessie is jilted by Johnny. After college, Hsin-lun joins a construction company. He is unhappy, what with the company's corrupt ways and a domineering manager. On the point of resigning, he learns of a traffic accident in which Wendy and his brother are injured. Wendy has a miscarriage. The need for money changes Hsin-lun completely. He becomes part of a gang...
This short fictional film is a zany spoof of TV content with plenty of violence borrowed from the very source it seeks to parody. Our protagonist is a housewife who has lost her family to the television set. Suddenly, her home is invaded and her life is taken over by characters that seem to spring from the V screen. Initially, she attempts to get the intruders out of her house. But eventually, she begins to see that perhaps a life on TV wouldn’t be so bad after all. Will her distracted husband even notice her departure?
Once Upon a Time in the Northeast tells a story of a few young Northeast youth with totally different personalities, who fell into trap of a few Hong Kong villains. They outwitted Hong Kong villains using different plans. This comedy story is extremely funny and reflected how popular Northeast China Culture is.
This film was made in Iran. The protagonist looks almost like Charlie Chaplain. He is given a chance to make films for the emperor. There are many scenes of people running on and off of movie screens, and in and out of old kinetiscope projectors. Some people might find this erratic, and tedious, but it helps project an idea of fantasy, or forgetting about ones problems, becoming engrossed in a film.
The second spin-off film from the Young and Dangerous series.
Fourty-six years since the release of Le mépris, Jean-Luc Godard watches the film again to comment on it and its tumultuous production. Featuring interviews with: Jacques Rozier, Alain Bergala, Michel Piccoli, Charles Bitsch.
A widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.
Whilst the first shots ring out between pro-Russian government forces and members of the opposition in the winter of 2013, young Nina leaves Crimea. She was raped by a corrupt policeman, her friend was killed, and now she seeks refuge with the protesters on Maidan Square. Revolutionary chaos prevails, and it‘s not at all clear who remains loyal to whom and which means can be regarded as legitimate in the struggle for freedom. Ultimately Nina and her tormentors come face to face again and the spiral of violence is stepped up a further notch. The film was shot to a genuine backdrop, the result of which is a multifaceted allegory on the tragedy currently playing out in the Ukraine.
In 1913, designer Coco Chanel opens her first boutique in the French city of Deauville.
The "Tikbalang" Puga searches for the magic crystal which will restore peace in his land. His dangerous quest leads him to earth where he meets three young men.
A materialistic princess is forced into an arranged marriage by her brother, however the royal household she was entering into, was one with a violent and adulterous king with no regard for her.
This was made for Metropolitan Life Insurance in 1936, by New York based Audio Productions. Directed by John Walworth.
The times they were a-changing.
C'era una volta la città dei matti... is Italian television film of two episodes. The film was shot in 2009. Its screenplay was written by Marco Turco, who also directed it. Rai Fiction and Ciao Ragazzi! produced the film under the direction of Claudia Mori. The film was shown at Bari International Film & TV Festival on 25 January 2010 in Teatro Petruzzelli as well as on 7 and 8 February 2010 at TV channel Rai Uno. The film includes two episodes. The first episode of the film was watched by 5.442 million viewers, the second one was watched by 5.9 million viewers.