Night of the Eagle / Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) Sidney Hayers, Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Horror
A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that foolishness. He isn’t put off by her insistence that his professional rivals are working magic against him, and her protections are necessary to his career and life.
Un papillon sur l’épaule / Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978) Jacques Deray, Lino Ventura, Claudine Auger, Paul Crauchet, Drama, Thriller
Under solen / Under the Sun (1998) Colin Nutley, Rolf Lassgård, Helena Bergström, Johan Widerberg, Drama, Romance
Olof lives alone on his family’s farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the blue, Olof advertises in the local paper for a young lady housekeeper, and Ellen, a middle-class city woman, arrives to take over the house and, as the summer goes on, Olof’s heart and Erik’s desire as well.
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
Losing Ground (1982) Kathleen Collins, Billie Allen, Gary Bolling, Clarence Branch Jr., Comedy, Drama
A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on an almost unbelievable journey to find “ecstasy”, her husband is forced to see her in a different light.
Toine, the local hunchback, works at the tile manufacturing plant, but during the summer, he gives a hand to Micoulin, the farmer, thereby being able to spend more time close to Nais, Micoulin’s daughter. That summer, the estate owner’s son, Frederic Rostaing, decides to rest on the farm during his vacation from Law school. But his real motives are to seduce young Nais, whom he knows from their childhood days, after having seen her in town. Who will win the power struggle between the possessive father, the naive daughter, the vile student and the golden-hearted cripple?
A solitary middle-aged station manager is haunted by troubling memories of his past when he learns the line his station is on will be decommissioned for lack of profitability. He is visited by a young woman, who mysteriously appears to cheer him up.
Nuit d’été en ville / Summer Night in Town (1990) Michel Deville, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Marie Trintignant, Romance, Erotic
Unable to sleep in the sweltering heat, a young couple bares their bodies –- and their souls –- to each other over one life-changing night. They didn’t know each other when the night began. It got hot, they stayed in. Now they know each other better than most.
Murder, Inc. (1960) Burt Balaban, Stuart Rosenberg, Stuart Whitman, May Britt, Henry Morgan, Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hitman Reles.