Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it’s love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things – like making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she winds up with her name plastered over 10 billboards throughout city. Suddenly all of New York is clamoring for Gladys Glover without knowing why and playboy Evan Adams III is making a play for Gladys that even Pete knows will be hard to beat.
La ley de Herodes / Herod’s Law (1999) Luis Estrada, Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Delia Casanova, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
After the corrupt former Mayor is killed by the peasants, poor janitor Juan Vargas is appointed new Mayor of a desert town in central Mexico. Although he tries to bring the motto of the ruling party to town (modernity, peace and progress) he realizes soon that there’s nothing to do against corruption… except to become corrupt. Step by step, helped by his pistol, Juan Vargas becomes the law and the worst Major in the town’s history.
Shûen / The Flame of Devotion (1964) Koreyoshi Kurahara, Ruriko Asaoka, Izumi Ashikawa, Jûzô Itami, Drama, Romance
Keulraesik / The Classic (2003) Jae-young Kwak, Ye-jin Son, In-seong Jo, Seung-woo Cho, Drama, Romance
Shy Ji-hae’s friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother’s romance which is remarkably similar to her own circumstances.
Strangers / Zarim (2007) Guy Nattiv, Erez Tadmor, Liron Levo, Lubna Azabal, Abdallah El Akal, Drama, Romance
6 days in the lives of Eyal , an Israeli living in a kibbutz, and Rana , a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely. Eyal, who came to meet his accidental girlfriend, and Rana who came to cheer the French team, are forced to share as apartment and spend three intensive days together. As the final match approaches, their relationship tightens and they fall in love. Towards the final game, Rana is forced to leave Eyal who remains in Berlin on his own. Things get complicated as the Israel-Lebanon war breaks, and Eyal full of hope, decides to search for Rana, in spite of it all. An intimate encounter of two strangers in a strange city during World Cup and the second Israel-Lebanon war. A Story that touch’s the profound wounds, created by years of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, of a young generation asking to reconnect and even reconcile.
The year is 1965. Rachel Brener is one of 3 young Mossad agents teem who caught “The Surgeon of Birkenau” – a Nazi monster who was never brought to trial in Israel. The official reason was that he was shot as he attempted escape while being held by his Israeli captive (kiddenappers) in a safe house somewhere in Europe. Today, 35 years after the well communicated story of the death of the monster, a small article appears in a local unimportant paper in a Kiev, Ukraine. Surprisingly the Surgeon is alive and is willing to admit his crimes against the human race and especially the Jews. The 3 older x Mossad agents who are in their late 60th became aware to this unfortunate threatening knowledge. The fact was that the “Surgeon” managed to escape from his guards- our 3 agents by wounding the woman who was not alert enough. Now that the old story came up to live again in a completely different version, they needed to cover their asses and secure their lives, reputation and the story they …
The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised apartment and are abandoned for months. A Yemenite Jewish family that was flown to Israel during “Operation Magic Carpet” – a clandestine operation that flew 49,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel the year after the state was formed – is forced to move to a government settlement camp. The patriarch of the family, portrayed by Chaim Topol, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab countries.
Giborim Ktanim / Little Heroes (2006) Itai Lev, Avigail Ariely, Tzion Baruch, Daniel Damidov, Family
A girl’s heroic spirit and her faithful dog’s phenomenal courage join to perform an impossible rescue! Snubbed by her small-town neighbors, Charley Wilson and her German shepherd Fuzz, meet a true friend in Alonzo – a gruff old farmer who admires Charley and Fuzz for their funny antics and sense of real adventure. When Alonzo finds himself in big trouble that threatens his very life, it’s girl and dog to the rescue! Charley and Fuzz help the entire town see how prejudice hurts everybody, as they prove that miracles-the heroes-come in all sizes.
Ahava Colombianit / Colombian Love (2004) Shay Kanot, Yael Appleboum, Mili Avital, Yael Badash, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tali and Ori are a young Israeli couple. After attending their best friends’ wedding, which ended in disaster, they have a big fight, which leads to Ori proposing. But there is trouble in paradise when Ori’s conservative father meets Tali, and all hell breaks loose… After Tali destroys Ori’s highly religious sister’s life’s work and ‘offends’ him horribly, Mr. Cohen feels his honor has been abused and refuses contact with his son, unless Tali apologizes publicly. Zidane is a young bachelor with nothing to do and a strong affection for weed. After an encounter with a prostitute he’s reunited with since knowing each other in junior high, Zidane has a near-death experience and tries to change his life. After a failed attempt to reignite an old affair in Colombia, and a relationship with a beautiful doctor, Zidane realizes who he really loves and what he’ll do for her. Omer and Yael are a newly married couple who are way past the honeymoon phase.