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.
An oddball pair try to find their identity and place in an abstract world.
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...
Interviews with central members of early Norwegian black metal bands about Mayhem, the early black metal scene and the crimes they committed.
This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about 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.
The times they were a-changing.
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 "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.
We are first presented a cobweb castle, filled with the haunting doubts of the young protagonist. Spirits appear on the screen and are heard on the soundtrack. Gradually a female guide emerges and escorts the young man into an antechamber to another (and possibly higher) world.
Documentary about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's 1946 film NOTORIOUS.
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.
Television documentary about the making of Roman Polanski's 1979 film "Tess".
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.
Two young girls of the war generation, Yasmin and Leila, are in search of Beirut. When they meet an elderly film enthusiast with a secret store of Lebanese films, they persuade him to screen his collection for them. So begins an initiation into the myths and images of Beirut, but the girls want cold figures and facts, war babies indifferent to the memories evoked.
Film shows the present state of China through twelve platforms, an old farmer, a middle aged waitress, a car washer, a weapons dealer, fish store owners, a barber, a factory owner, a park ranger, a shopping mall employee, etc. These various faces of the so-called proletarian class ask, what is a dream? Answers to this question exist in the interview with each character, but is conveyed much more clearly through the black and white image of the children putting up their future as security as shots are heard continually behind them.
A biopic of Franco Basaglia, the Italian psychiatrist.
A finely tuned, emotionally raw portrait of a woman’s conflicted entry into adulthood, Once Upon a Time Veronica is a thoroughly modern anti–fairy tale. Director Marcelo Gomes shows a rare ability to get under the skin — and cut close to the bone — of his emotionally vulnerable but resilient main character. Anchored by a tour de force performance from the fearless Hermila Guedes, this sensual, psychologically complex character study charts the personal and professional growth of one young woman in Recife.
In 1913, designer Coco Chanel opens her first boutique in the French city of Deauville.
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.