On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle 2 kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body.
Gable and Lombard (1976) Sidney J. Furie, James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Biography, Drama, Romance
The Eddie Cantor Story (1953) Alfred E. Green, Keefe Brasselle, Marilyn Erskine, Aline MacMahon, Biography, Drama, Music
This merry musical biography of “Banjo Eyes” will gladden the hearts of Cantor and musical fans alike. It’s got fabulous songs, assured direction by Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) and elaborate numbers typical of the Ziegfeld stage.
So This Is Love (1953) Gordon Douglas, Kathryn Grayson, Merv Griffin, Joan Weldon, Biography, Musical
Forget her string of Broadway successes. Forget even the flowers-and-candlelight ardor of handsome bachelors. There’s only one great passion in Grace Moore’s life: to star at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House.
Den goda viljan / Best Intentions (1992) Bille August, Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Ingmar Bergman’s parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden.
Corbo (2014) Mathieu Denis, Anthony Therrien, Antoine L’Écuyer, Karelle Tremblay, Biography, Crime, Drama
Montréal, 1966. Jean Corbo, an idealistic 16-year-old of Québécois and Italian descent, befriends two far-left political activists and joins the FLQ (Liberation Front of Québec), an underground movement determined to spark a socialist revolution. Jean thus begins an inextricable march toward his destiny.
Meghe Dhaka Tara / Cloud Capped Star (2013) Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Biography, Drama
To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good family man or husband. Still he was an artist who never compromised for personal gain, fame or profit.
The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers (2004) Stephen Hopkins, Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, Biography, Comedy, Drama
The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied.
Murph the Surf (1975) Marvin J. Chomsky, Robert Conrad, Don Stroud, Donna Mills, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Frühlingssinfonie / Spring Symphony (1983) Peter Schamoni, Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Biography, Music
‘Spring Symphony” is a story of love, hate and artistic ambitions. Nastassja Kinski and Herbert Gronemeyer star as Clara Wieck and Robert Schumann, star-crossed classical musicians of the nineteenth century trying to overcome the stifling objections of Wieck’s father.