The Skulls, a violent biker gang led by Cody have a run in with a small-town sheriff after a member accidentally kills a citizen on the highway. He agrees to let them stay and protect the town. Cody then deserts them after a second gang’s rescue attempt leaves the town in shreds. With Beverly Adams as Lynn and Mimsy Farmer as Marianne.
L’Espérance (2004) Stefan Pleszczynski, Patrick Labbé, Maxime Dumontier, Isabel Richer, Drama, Mystery
The village of L’Espérance is perched between the mountains and the great river. Its inhabitants include young people – who don’t have much of a future – as well as many widows and old men. The village continues to be haunted by the tragic death of 13 miners. One day, a stranger arrives.
Three modern North African women on the brink of self-awareness discover the power of friendship. Amina, caught in an unhappy marriage and Aida, recently divorced and openly dating men (to the shock of her disapproving family and neighbors), begin to question their lives and relationships when they meet Fatiha, an Algerian refugee. On the threshold of a new life in Europe, Fatiha serves as the impetus for Amina and Aida to question their own fate.
A Filipino-American boxer on a pleasure trip, a prostitute on a mission, a local drug dealer experimenting with time travel, and a social climber all cross paths in Cebu, the beautiful Philippine southern island, in this deliriously imagined occult superhero movie.
2 fois une femme / Twice a woman (2010) François Delisle, Evelyne Rompré, Marc Béland, Marie Brassard, Drama
Jerry, not a member of the ‘protest generation’ but is instead, an ‘All American boy,’ is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. His decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film’s conclusion – in Vietnam.
Le temps qui reste / Time to Leave (2005) François Ozon, Melvil Poupaud, Jeanne Moreau, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Drama
In Paris, thirty-one-year-old gay fashion photographer Romain learns he has a terminal cancer. As chances with chemotherapy are only slim, he chooses to live the rest of his life without treatment or mollycoddling, hiding the truth from his lover Sasha and his family, being cruel to kindly push them away.
Skazka o tsare Saltane / The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967) Aleksandr Ptushko, Vladimir Andreyev, Larisa Golubkina, Oleg Vidov, Family, Fantasy
Due to the genius of the great Russian poet Pushkin, this tale has become known to children in many countries of the world. It is about the amazing adventures of the brave Tsarevich Guidon, the thirty three knights led by their elder, Chernomor, the beautiful Tsarevna Swan, bewitched by an evil sorcerer, and, of course, Tsar Saltan himself who had first ruined his happy family life, but later miraculously restored it.
This musical reworking of TOO MANY HUSBANDS (1940), features Grable as a top singer and dancer who’s been widowed by WW II. She marries her late husband’s songwriting partner, Gower Champion, but the new marriage is thrown for a loop when Lemmon, her first husband, turns up very much alive and eager to see Grable.
Podo-namulul be-a-ra / Pruning the Grapevine (2006) Byung-hun Min, Seo-won Jang, Joo-bong Key, Ho-yeong Lee, Drama
Soo-hyeon, a student at Catholic Theological Seminary, decides to pull himself together and focus on his studies after breaking up from his girlfriend, Sua. One day he receives the news of his mother’s illness, and with the permission from school authority, he spends a night at home.