Even in the world of criminal outsiders, there are those who are especially isolated. In this story, Third (Toshiyuki Nagashima) is an aimless young man who hangs around with a couple of girls who are amateur hookers. One day, while acting as their pimp, he gets into a conflict with a young gangster and winds up killing him. He is caught for this crime and imprisoned. Even here, because he is not a proper gangster, he is an outsider. ~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out and disposes of a series of young maidens, trying to find the right replacement for her, and the disapproving housekeeper helps him with the disposals.
Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide, but his closest vassals prevent it, so the king orders the prince to get inside a wooden rice chest, where he suffers deprivation of food and water.
Arashi mixes Japanese rock, Noh Masks and the weird volcanic landscapes of Sado Island in a radical reworking of The Tempest. In this Tempest the storm has gone badly wrong and ruined the island, Caliban is now in charge and Miranda has gone crazy. Prospero is missing, presumed dead. When a singer arrives on the island, exiled to the brutal prison that Caliban overseas, he escapes into the interior where he encounters a crazed older exile, and starts to become intrigued by the ancient Demon songs of the island. The singer tries to recreate the songs of the Demons, which he learns have the power to bring Spring back to the island, or once again to bring the terrible Storm
Japanese comedy film.
A visceral examination of the social contract between the governed and the government, the play explores Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's Six Houses of Bondage: Love, Money, Property, State, War and Death, with a seventh meditation on Revolutionary Change. "Seven Meditations..." was created in 1973 by Julian Beck, Judith Malina & Friends.
Soon after newlyweds Olga and Michel set foot on the grounds of a notorious women's prison, they're arrested by topless guards and ushered behind bars where the warden quickly dismisses Michel but demands that Olga do a little time.
Extreme urban violence reigns in Argentina. Senator Beccar Varela rises as the only way to stop violence with his "zero tolerance" politic. People doesn't suspect that Beccar is the head of the nazi gang that causes the violence. When members of the gang torture and rape a retarded man, a mysterious Masked avenger begins his brutal revenge against the gangs and the corrupt politics.
A circus dwarf, imprisoned for a crime of passion, seeks a release from both his incarceration and his diminutive body while wooing a porn actress.
A large family travels through Israel by bus to attend a young man's gradution from army training. The film explores the sharp contrast between the expatriates' views of Israel and the reality.
Anarchist punks battle a neo-fascist Argentine government in a near-future dystopia.
Jerry Sadowitz, the man who claims to hate everything, performs live in concert with his magic tricks and offensive humour.
Documentary about teenage runaways.
After years of abuse at the hands of her husband, a woman, Emmanouella, is pushed to the breaking point. She hires a hitman to do in her husband, but just when she thinks her troubles are at an end, the assassin blackmails her. As her husband's business partner struggles to prove her guilt, and as the hitman continues to threaten her new found security, Emmanouella struggles to keep her name clear and to keep her naive stepdaughter from becoming tangled in the web of danger she has created.
A lady cop infiltrates an all-female criminal gang.
A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Uri, the first son of a "kibbutz", comes home from 2 years of studying. He finds his father has joined the British army, and his mother is with another man. He meets Mika - a new immigrant from Poland - and quickly falls in love with her. He is then torn between his commitment to his home family and girl, and between the "Palmakh".