After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer. When he is released again, he assaults the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to a life of crime.
The Karate Killers (1967) Barry Shear, Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Joan Crawford, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin travel around the globe in an effort to track down a secret formula that was divided into four parts and left by a dying scientist with his four daughters, all of whom live in different countries. Evil THRUSH agent Randolph also wants the formula, and is aided by his karate-chopping henchmen.
In the early 1980’s, a white police officer (Andres Stander, played by Thomas Jane) in Johannesburg suffers a crisis of conscience due to his involvement in apartheid and becomes a notorious bank robber on the run. Then from 1983 to 1984, the “Stander gang” (Stander, Alan Heyl & Patrick McCall) rob as many as four banks a day.
Le huitième jour / The Eighth Day (1996) Jaco Van Dormael, Daniel Auteuil, Pascal Duquenne, Miou-Miou, Comedy, Drama
Georges has Down’s syndrome, living at a mental-institution. Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two children with her. This weekend his children came by train to meet him, but Harry, working as always, forgot to pick them up. Neither his wife nor his children want to see him again and he is driving around on the country roads, anguished and angry. He almost runs over Georges, on the run from the institution since everybody else went home with their parents except him, whose mother is dead. Harry tries to get rid of Georges but he won’t leave his new friend. Eventually a special friendship forms between the two of them, a friendship which makes Harry a different person.
Oi tembelides tis eforis koiladas / The Idlers of the Fertile Valley (1978) Nikos Panayotopoulos, Olga Karlatos, George Dialegmenos, Dimitris Poulikakos, Comedy, Drama
A father moves with his three sons and their beautiful, hard working servant in a big, old house in the countryside, where a weird drowsiness seems to occupy the four men. Will it be possible for one of them to break free?
This is the story of a young woman (who lives in Los Angeles) with a very boring job. At night however, she and a male partner cruise the bars as swingers. After a time, she begins to believe that a conspiracy exists and decides that she must become a born-again Christian. The movie presents an interesting view of how even the most unlikely person might become born-again.
The Fantasticks (1995) Michael Ritchie, Joel Grey, Barnard Hughes, Jean Louisa Kelly, Musical, Romance
Two teenagers on neighboring farms steal glances and hide their romance from their feuding fathers. Little do these love-birds know, however, that their fathers are actually good friends who’ve hatched a plan – with the help of a mystical roving side-show and its equally mysterious ring master – to get these two lovers down the aisle! But be careful what you wish for. Because to bring these families together… they must first be torn apart!
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003) Michael Schorr, Horst Krause, Harald Warmbrunn, Karl-Fred Müller, Comedy, Drama, Music
Shunpu den / Story of a Prostitute (1965) Seijun Suzuki, Tamio Kawachi, Yumiko Nogawa, Isao Tamagawa, Drama, War
La sangre iluminada / Enlightened blood (2007) Iván Ávila Dueñas, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Joustein Roustand, Enoc Leaño, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Six characters narrate their complex existence through his slides from one to another body, to form a network of shared memories and experiences. The need to explain this strange condition connects them via objects, messages and memories.