An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally). After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel’s father Victor brings home Christine, a friend, in an attempt to teach Abel basic social skills. But Victor’s wife Duif accuses him of having an affair, and in the ensuing row Abel is thrown out into the street. But help is at hand when he runs into kind-hearted stripper Zus – whose show Victor is obsessed with…
Tag Archives: 1980s
Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii / The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians (1981) Dan Pita, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Comedy, Western
The last part in the trilogy follows the three brothers on their way home, but having to settle in Swanton City where the eldest of them finds oil while digging for water. Romanian propaganda films were never that inventive.
Le choc / Shock (1982) Robin Davis, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Léotard, Action, Crime, Romance
After his last contract, the hitman Martin “Christian” Terrier tells his only friend Michel that he will retire; however Michel advises that the Organization will never let him go. Christian visits his boss Cox to receive the payment for his last work and to inform his decision but Cox does not admit that he quits the Organization.
The plot of Slaughter in Xian concerns the friendship between a thief turned Chinese opera performer, played by Chow Lung, and an incorruptible police officer, played by Tung Chi Wa. When a delivery of machine guns is hijacked and stolen by a group of not so incorruptible police officers, led by Ku Wing Chuen, who are in collaboration with a pair of gangsters played by Chin Siu Kin and Do Yuk Ming, they try to get rid of Chi Wa so that they can pin the crime on Lung.
Slyozy kapali / Tears Were Falling (1983) Georgiy Daneliya, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Nina Grebeshkova, Drama, Fantasy
One evening after a hard day at the office, Pavel Ivanovich Vasin starts to behave quite strangely to family and friends. He leaves home and for the next 24 hours continues to do strange things, until his granddaughter persuades him to have a good cry, after which he feels much better.