Western Heritage (1948) Wallace Grissell, Tim Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin, Action, Drama, Western
A forger has made a copy of a Spanish land grant and Arnold is after it. Arnold and his men attack, shoot the forger, and take the deed while Russ tries unsuccessfully to stop them. Arnold presents it at the recorders office. It appears authentic and he starts evicting ranchers from their land. But Russ knows something is wrong as one of Arnold’s men was a man he fought with during the attack.
Moetsukita chizu / The Man Without a Map (1968) Hiroshi Teshigahara, Shintarô Katsu, Etsuko Ichihara, Osamu Ôkawa, Mystery
A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. Contradictory evidence and the lack of clues soon render the case as virtually unsolvable, as the detective grows more and more frustrated.
In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.
In December, 1944, three US soldiers sneak ashore on Luzon to gather intelligence about Japanese troops in advance of the American armada. The three are to reconnoiter and report via their shortwave radio. Lieutenant Craig may not have the stomach for killing; Jersey is a cynical sergeant; Bartlett is the radio man who also speaks Japanese. They’re soon in touch with guerrillas, led by Paco, a tough, skeptical school teacher. The Japanese learn the Americans are in the area and take school children hostage until the Filipinos find, arrest, and turn over the GIs. Can this tiny squad make allies, save the children, get and transmit the information, and live to tell the tale?
Samâ sorujâ / Summer Soldiers (1972) Hiroshi Teshigahara, Keith Sykes, Reisen Ri, Kazuo Kitamura, Drama
This fascinating Japanese drama takes an objective look at the relationship between American GIs and deserters in Japan during the Vietnam war. Many of the men went on leave to Tokyo. Some did not want to return and ended up sheltered by Japanese “host families” who would conceal them for a night. The story centers on the different experiences of an exhausted deserter, and a gung-ho soldier. Meanwhile, the Japanese “Deserter’s Aid Committee” holds audiences with would-be dodgers.
Un condé / The Cop (1970) Yves Boisset, Michel Bouquet, Françoise Fabian, Gianni Garko, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Gang war rages between friends roger dassa and those of mandarin.Barnero, an idealistic young police officer is shot by friends dassa. Favenin his colleague, police disillusioned, disillusioned and tired of having seen too decides to punish the murderers. Acting alone regardless of the laws and its hierarchy, he does not hesitate to shoot those who oppose him …
Totò e le donne / Toto and the Women (1952) Mario Monicelli, Steno, Totò, Lea Padovani, Franca Faldini, Comedy
Totò is overwhelmed by a wife who, according to him, not to make life impossible. The only place for it is a haven of peace is the loft of the building in which they live; there is dedicated to think about ways that women use to overwhelm men.