Man of La Mancha (1972) Arthur Hiller, Peter O’Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. Backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, he duels windmills and defends his perfect lady Dulcinea (who is actually a downtrodden whore named Aldonza).
La charrette fantôme / The Phantom Wagon (1939) Julien Duvivier, Pierre Fresnay, Marie Bell, Micheline Francey, Drama, Fantasy
According to Scandinavian legend, whosoever dies on the stroke of Midnight on the last day of the year (St. Sylvester’s Night) must assume the duties of the “phantom charioteer,” collecting souls for the next 365 days. Pierre Fresnay stars as a boorish lout who is forced to relive the events of the past year – and to find spiritual salvation – as the death chariot approaches. Louis Jouvet co-stars as Fresnay’s best friend, the most recent candidate for the “honor” of driving the phantom cart.
Az prijde kocour / When the Cat Comes (1963) Vojtech Jasný, Jan Werich, Emília Vásáryová, Vlastimil Brodský, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Some people with a strange cat arrive in a small village. The cat wears glasses, and when someone takes them off, she can color people, according to their nature and mood. The grown-ups of the village consider the cat to be dangerous, but the kids just love her…
Warlords of Atlantis (1978) Kevin Connor, Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition’s ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell destroyed, a deep sea monster attacks the boat. They are all dragged to the bottom of the sea where they meet the inhabitants of the lost continent, an advance alien race makes slaves of the ship-wrecked sailors. The aliens want to rule the human world to create a nazi state. Due to his high IQ, they think that Charles may join them. Greg and the team will need the help of Delphine, the daughter of a slave, to escape the city surrounded by evil creatures…
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) Francis Ford Coppola, Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A 43-year-old mother and housewife who’s facing divorce is thrust back in time when she attends her high-school reunion. Given the chance to change the course of her life, she finds herself making many of the same choices.
Amphitryon / Happiness from the Clouds (1935) Reinhold Schünzel, Willy Fritsch, Paul Kemp, Käthe Gold, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Lamenting Thebian women are waiting for the men to come back from war. God Jupiter is attracted to one of them: Alkmene. He goes to earth and tries to seduce her as himself: an old man. Failing in this, he disguises himself as Amphitryon (Alkemene’s husband) and tries again. Next morning Amphitryon and his men come back from war; he suspects adultery and wants a divorce. Jupiter’s wive Juno now also comes to earth and clears things up.
The People That Time Forgot (1977) Kevin Connor, Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Adventure, Fantasy
A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride’s party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom they must evade in order to get back safely to their ship.
Kujira gami / The Whale God (1962) Tokuzô Tanaka, Kyôko Enami, Shiho Fujimura, Kôji Fujiyama, Drama, Fantasy
Based on the award-winning story of the same title by Uno Koichiro. A demon whale is killing the fishermen of a small village year after year. The townspeople become obsessed with killing the whale, and the town’s wealthiest man offers his land, position and only daughter to the man who can kill the beast. A stranger, Kishu, steps forward and declares that he will kill the whale. A brute, he frightens the crowd. Another fisherman, Shaki, wants to kill the whale to avenge the deaths of his father and grandfather. Shaki is the popular leader of the local men.
The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year’s Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus Christ, and Christ’s assistant Magdelina discuss and debate the end of the world, the opening of the seven seals, and the essence of being human.