George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire Abe, Eddie wants to take advantage of the situation.
Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Lettere di una novizia / La novice (1960) Alberto Lattuada, Pascale Petit, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Massimo Girotti, Drama
A young novice is about to take her vows upon entering a convent when her recent past comes back to haunt her. Her priest has received an anonymous letter which suggests she is far from capable of pursuing the life of a nun. Distraught, the novice reveals the tragic tale that drove her to her present predicament. Previously, the novice, Rita, lived with her mother on a vast farm estate that she had inherited from her father. Unable to sell the farm until she came of age, Rita could only watch her mother become more miserable by the struggle to keep the farm running. To speed things up, Rita decides to get married. Unfortunately, the man she has in her sights also happens to be her mother’s lover…
Alcuarda / Alucarda, la hija de las tinieblas (1977) Juan López Moctezuma, Claudio Brook, David Silva, Tina Romero, Horror, Thriller
A young girl’s arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, Satan worship, and vampirism follows.
Akarui mirai / Bright Future (2003) Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Joe Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Drama
Two young guys work in a plant that manufactures oshibori (those moist hand-towels found in some Japanese restaurants). Their weird bond is based on uncontrollable rage–something neither can articulate or control–and the strange jellyfish that they keep as a pet.
Middle-aged Hideo lives alone with an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. The doll is his closest companion. He dresses it up, talks to it over dinner, and has sexual intercourse with it. However, unbeknown to Hideo, Nozomi was created with a heart…
‘The Ringer’ is an elusive criminal, reported dead in Australia but now thought to be alive in London. Scotland Yard know the Ringer had left his sister in the care of unscrupulous lawyer Maurice Meister and that she was later found drowned, so they warn Meister that the Ringer is in London. A police guard is set up around his house and, surrounded by burglar alarms, he waits for further news; no intruder could possibly enter. As tension mounts, it seems increasingly clear that the Ringer is one of the people in the close circle around Meister… but which one?
Zimmer 13 / Room 13 (1964) Harald Reinl, Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Richard Häussler, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Tots volem el millor per a ella / Puzzlement (2013) Mar Coll, Nora Navas, Valeria Bertuccelli, Pau Durà, Drama
One year after suffering a horrible traffic accident, Geni is ready to resume her life… or at least that’s what her family wants to see. The truth is that despite trying to please everyone, Geni feels unable to live up to expectations: her life before the accident no longer interests her. Why resume it then? The confusion that this creates causes her behavior to become increasingly more erratic and leads to a single idea that begins to grow within her: escape.