Comedy

Co-Ed Fever (1980) Gary Graver, Samantha Fox, Brooke West, Serena, Adult, Comedy

Co-Ed Fever (1980)
A national news magazine publisher decides to do a front-page story on his daughter’s sorority. The college administration and the sorority see the chance to gain popularity for the school, but are afraid that some of the girls have boyfriends that would project the “wrong” image. A decision is made to hook the girls with an alternate fraternity that has the “desired” image for the sake of the article. Predictably, the girls and their boys rebel. The antics begin as they all try to sabotage the whole project while still secretly seeing each other.

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How to Be Deadly (2014) Nik Sexton, Ashley Billard, Dan Bochart, Robbie Caruthers, Comedy

How to Be Deadly (2014)
With the odds against him, underdog supreme, ultra-local here Donnie Dumphy enters a mini-bike competition to win back his girl and totally shag-up a bunch of bad guys. On the eve of the biggest dirt bike competition of the year, working class hero and utterly ‘unique human’ Donnie Dumphy cashes his welfare cheque, tours the sketchiest regions of town, loses the love of his life Brenda, has tea with his Nan, eats fish n’ chips, almost drowns, performs his trademark gibberish rap at the biggest party in town and sleeps with his social worker. ‘How To Be Deadly’ is a hero’s journey with a Newfoundland twist, because on the east coast, you’re only as good as your last story.

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Poszukiwany – poszukiwana / Man – Woman Wanted (1973) Stanislaw Bareja, Wojciech Pokora, Jolanta Bohdal, Mieczyslaw Czechowicz, Comedy

Poszukiwany - poszukiwana AKA Man - Woman Wanted (1973)
Stanislaw works in an art museum in Warsaw; it’s not a very well-paid job, and his boss is a bit of a martinet. When a painting is found to be missing from the store room, the boss accuses Stanislaw and gives him 24 hours to return it, or go to jail. Well, Stanislaw is innocent, so he can’t return it, and he decides to borrow some of his wife’s clothes and her wig, and go into hiding as a woman, Maria. He gets a job as housemaid, although his practical home skills are pretty well non-existent, but a succession of amorous husbands, difficult children, and eccentric bosses drives him from one job to the next. Meanwhile his efforts to keep in touch with his wife lead to her becoming suspicious of his involvement with another girl he is talking to, and then when he kisses his wife amourously, the girl is scandalised to see what appear to be two women kissing.

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Butterfly Kiss (1995) Michael Winterbottom, Amanda Plummer, Kathy Jamieson, Saskia Reeves, Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Butterfly Kiss (1995)
Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It’s bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam is very impressed by Eunice’s fierceness and willfulness and follows her on the search for Judith. Shocked by Eunice’s cruelty she tries to make her a better person, but she looses ground herself.

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L’assassinat du Père Noël / The Killing of Santa Claus (1941) Roger Chapatte, Christian-Jaque, Harry Baur, Renée Faure, Marie-Hélène Dasté, Comedy, Drama, Mystery

L'assassinat du Pere Noel AKA The Killing of Santa Claus (1941)
High up in the French Alps, the inhabitants of a small mountain village are busy preparing for Christmas. The toymaker Cornusse is occupied making presents for the children of the village, unaware that his beautiful young daughter, Catherine, is being courted by a mysterious baron. Having recently returned to the village after an absence of several years, the baron lives alone in his chateau and refuses to see anyone, until Catherine visits him out of pity. On Christmas Eve, the baron fails to keep a dinner date with Catherine, at the same time that a priceless diamond is stolen from the church. A short while later, two children from the village discover the body of Father Christmas lying dead on the snow-covered mountain slope. With the police prevented from arriving because of bad weather, the villagers attempt to resolve the mystery themselves and discover who killed Father Christmas…

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Balanta / The Oak (1992) Lucian Pintilie, Maia Morgenstern, Razvan Vasilescu, Victor Rebengiuc, Comedy, Drama

Balanta (1992)
A description of Romania before Ceausescu’s downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her sister, an agent of this Securitate, and lives with her father. After he died, she leaves Bucarest, and ends up in a little town, where she meets Mitica, a surgeon, another herself, laughing of everything.

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