On their wedding night Bob informs his new bride Betty that he has bought a chicken farm. An abandoned chicken farm, to be exact, which is obvious when the two move in. Betty endures Bob’s enthusiasm for the rural life, rustic inconveniences, and battling nature, but her patience is severely tested when glamorous neighbor Harriet Putnam seems to set her sights on Bob.
Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame / I’m an Elephant, Madame (1969) Peter Zadek, Heinz Baumann, Wolfgang Schneider, Guido Baumann, Drama, Comedy
Rull (Wolfgang Schneider) is in his last year at a classical German state school. Believing all authority figures are repugnant, he engages in a series of bizarre behaviors. He literally acts like a bull in a china shop, alienates his friends, loses his girlfriend and infuriates his teachers.
The keys to freedom for citizens of Hong Kong are U.S. passports, as their city quakes with the imminent transition to Chinese Communist rule. A deadly black market for passports is thriving, controlled by Hong Kong’s warlords.
Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life — blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.
Døden er et kjærtegn / Death is a Caress (1949) Edith Carlmar, Claus Wiese, Bjørg Riiser-Larsen, Eva Bergh, Drama, Romance
Garotas do ABC (2003) Carlos Reichenbach, Michelle Valle, Vanessa Alves, Natália Lorda, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
“Gourmet Club” follows a doctor who belongs to a small but exclusive gourmet club, in which the five upper-class members take turns providing the main course, wagering as to who can identify a mystery exotic ingredient. Things get interesting when the doctor’s gambling problem catches up with him. Desperate, he comes up with the idea to use a truly shocking mystery ingredient to fool his colleagues, but he gets more than he bargained for when the mystery meal has a surprising and powerful effect on the members.
Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her child to lie, steal, cheat and anything else he’ll need to be street smart. We meet Letty when Mickey is 7-1/2. Mal enters the picture when his truck and Mickey, who is hanging on to the back of a delivery truck and being pulled along the streets on his roller skates, collide. Mickey is not injured badly, but when Letty discovers that Mal is rich, she concocts a scheme to take Mal to the cleaners. When her plot is uncovered, Letty is also discovered for the unfit parent that she is, and Mickey is taken away from her. Mal and his wife Alice, unable to have children of their own, take Mickey in and give him a father’s love, a true mother’s love, and a home he can call his own. Letty is jealous of Mickey’s growing attachment to these two good people and she still sees Mal as a ticket to riches.
Harikomi / Stakeout (1958) Yoshitarô Nomura, Minoru Ôki, Takahiro Tamura, Seiji Miyaguchi, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Cleopatra (1934) Cecil B. DeMille, Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Biography, Drama, History
In 48 BC, Cleopatra, facing palace revolt in her kingdom of Egypt, welcomes the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Rome. When Caesar, whom she has led astray, is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony and dazzles him on a barge full of DeMillean splendor. But the trick may not work a third time…