Grandma Zohara occupies a special role within the Moroccan community within Israel. By cradling an object brought to her by her clients, Grandma Zohara gains access to the family’s past through her dreams. This allows her to advise families on future decisions. Lately, however, Grandma Zohara is tiring and begins searching for someone to take over this role. She discovers that the only other person endowed with the power of dreaming is her daughter, Simone, who has different plans for her future. With support of Simone’s sister, Fanny, who arrives unexpectedly from Paris, Simon gathers the strength to resist her mother’s pressure and to pursue her own desire. Together the sisters wage battle for Simone’s independence and creativity.
Shoplifter Linda Wilson doesn’t care much for life inside or outside jail until she starts a relationship with prison psychiatrist Philip Duncan. When the Warden asks her to break off the affair rather than jeopodise Duncan’s career as husband of a felon she reacts by joining a jail-break that turns into a riot.
The Florentine Dagger (1935) Robert Florey, Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, C. Aubrey Smith, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Juan Cesare, a descendant of the Borgia’s of Vienna, thinks he may have a murder streak in him acquired from his long-dead relatives, is is love with Florence Ballau, but her father lodges a strong protest. Papa Ballau is later found dead with a Florentine dagger of the Borgia type stuck firmly in him. Juan is all wrought up and tortured by thoughts he may have been the killer. But there is also a disfigured housekeeper on the premises who may or may not have had a motive.
À double tour / Leda (1959) Claude Chabrol, Madeleine Robinson, Antonella Lualdi, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Drama
Leda, the flirt of Monsieur Marcoux is murdered. His wife and the police think, that the murderer was the milk-man, the friend of the maid, but Marcoux’ daughter’s fiance Lazo, who is aware of the corrupt situation in that family doesn’t agree with them.
Baghead (2008) Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, Ross Partridge, Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea – a horror flick about a group of friends tormented by a villain with a bag over his head – starts to come true?
Grim story of one of the major battles of the Korean War. While negotiators are at work in Panmunjom trying to bring the conflict to a negotiated end, Lt. Joe Clemons is ordered to launch an attack and retake Pork Cop Hill. It’s tough on the soldiers who know that the negotiations are under way and no one wants to die when they think it will all soon be over. The hill is of no particular strategic military value but all part of showing resolve during the negotiations. Under the impression that the battle has been won, battalion headquarters orders some of the men withdrawn when in fact they are in dire need of reinforcements and supplies. As the Chinese prepare to counterattack and broadcast propaganda over loudspeakers, the men prepare for what may be their last battle.
Poil de carotte / The Red Head (1932) Julien Duvivier, Harry Baur, Robert Lynen, Louis Gauthier, Drama
Adapted from various stories by Jules Renard, Poil de Carotte (The Red Head) is the poetically related tale of a delicate domestic situation. Robert Lynen plays the young son of Catherine Fourtenay. Fourtenay’s husband Harry Baur knows that Lynen is not his son, but remains married for appearances’ sake. Baur remains aloof and distant until he discovers the cruelties heaped upon Lynen by his resentful mother. Foster father and son develop a respect and friendship for one another that finally deepens into love.
Na samote u lesa / Secluded, Near Woods (1976) Jirí Menzel, Josef Kemr, Zdenek Sverák, Daniela Kolárová, Comedy, Drama, Family
Ningen gôkaku / License to Live (1998) Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Shun Sugata, Lily, Drama, Comedy
Yutaka was fourteen years old when he was run over by a car and fell into a coma. Now, ten years later, he wakes up and realizes that his family is not intact anymore: father, mother and sister live at different places. Yutaka decides to re-open the pony farm that his family once ran.