Tag Archives: 1990s

Central do Brasil / Central Station (1998) Walter Salles, Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra

Central do Brasil (1998)
Dora, a dour old woman, works at a Rio de Janeiro central station, writing letters for customers and mailing them. She hates customers and calls them ‘trash’. Josue is a 9-year-old boy who never met his father. His mother is sending letters to his father through Dora. When she dies in a car accident, Dora takes Josue and takes a trip with him to find his father.
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Deceiver (1997) Jonas Pate, Josh Pate, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Deceiver (1997)
Textile company heir Wayland is accused of murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth, whose body was found cut in two in the park. The murder is investigated by tough detective Kennesaw and his less experienced partner Braxton. Wayland is a heavy drinker and compulsive liar, he is prone to memory losses and periods of heavy violence. He is rich enough to access necessary information, and he gets the interrogators’ own dark secrets – Kennesaw is angry about affairs his wife had and had let off steam with Elizabeth, and Braxton has gambling debts with Mook, who is demanding payment.
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Der Nachbar / The Neighbor (1993) Götz Spielmann, Rudolf Wessely, Dana Vávrová, Wolfgang Böck, Drama

Der Nachbar (1993)
An old Viennese suburb, an area of ??dilapidated houses, situated on the tracks of the train. There has Rudolf Pawlik (Rudolf Wessely), an old man who lived his quiet, contented life. Always, without excitement, without dangers.
When his neighbor dies and new tenants move into the house, start a new story for him. Herbert (Wolfgang Böck) is a Kliner thug who likes a great would, Michaela (dana vávrová), the young Czech woman is his girlfriend, Agnes (Hana Cainer) her daughter.
Pawlik hates Herbert from the first moment on and he falls in love with Michaela. His feelings are his obsession and the friendly old man is ready to take the path he has chosen to go to the end. Herbert is the enemy standing in the way of all his plans …
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Toto le héros / Toto the Hero (1991) Jaco Van Dormael, Michel Bouquet, Mireille Perrier, Jo De Backer, Comedy, Drama

Toto le heros (1991)
Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred’s good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he and Alfred were switched at birth, and he can’t help seeing that his unhappiness should be Alfred’s, from the loss of his sister to his inability to have a relationship with the woman Evelyne. So, as his life is ending, he formulates a plan of revenge against his bitter enemy, his lifetime adversary, the man who stole his existence.
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Il viaggio di Capitan Fracassa / The Voyage of Captain Fracassa (1990) Ettore Scola, Vincent Perez, Emmanuelle Béart, Massimo Troisi, Adventure, Comedy, History

Il viaggio di Capitan Fracassa (1990)
In the Eighteenth Century, the “Traveling Company of Scenic Arts” composed of Tyrant, Lady Leonarde, Serafina, Isabella, Leandre, Zerbina, Matamore and Pulcinella gets lost while traveling to Paris in bad weather. They see a castle and ask the servant Pietro if they can spend the night. They soon learn that the destroyed castle belongs to the ruined nobleman Jean Luc Henry Camille, the Baron of Sigognac. Pietro asks the company to take Sigognac with them to Paris as King Luis XIII’s father was saved by the baron’s father, Henrique de Navarra, and Luis XIII would certainly reward Sigognac in gratitude. He also secretly gives one hundred gold coins to Pulcinella to serve Sigognac.
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Mifunes sidste sang / Mifune’s Last Song (1999) Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Iben Hjejle, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jesper Asholt, Romance, Comedy, Drama

Mifunes sidste sang (1999)
Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing much has happened since he left. He places an add in the local newspaper to get help running the farm and taking care of his mentally disabled brother. The whore Liva, who is running away from annoying telephone calls, answers it. But running away from your past isn’t easy.
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The Inner Circle (1991) Andrey Konchalovskiy, Tom Hulce, Lolita Davidovich, Bob Hoskins, Drama

The Inner Circle (1991)
The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin’s private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator’s death. Told from Sanchin’s view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his “Master” despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife’s affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand.
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Edward II (1991) Derek Jarman, Steven Waddington, Kevin Collins, Andrew Tiernan, Drama, History

Edward II (1991)
In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe’s Elisabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by taking as lover besides his diplomatic wife, the French princess Isabel, not an acceptable lady at court but the ambitious Piers Gaveston, who uses his favor in bed even to wield political influence – the stage is set for a palace revolt which sends the gay pair from the throne to a terminal torture dungeon.
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Emmanuelle 3: A Lesson in Love (1994) David Cove, Krista Allen, Paul Michael Robinson, Tiendra Demian, Romance, Sci-Fi, Erotic

Emmanuelle 3 A Lesson in Love (1994)
Emmanuelle and Tasha visit Las Vegas where the two becomes close friends. Emmanuelle teaches Tasha the finer elements of pleasing oneself, so that she may better understand what it takes to please a partner. After a sensual bubble bath, Tasha learns exactly how to best please her first partner: Emmanuelle herself. The two seem quite content the following morning when they are served strawberries, chocolate and champagne. There is still more to be learned, as Emmanuelle prepares Tasha for her first encounter with a man on earth, which Emmanuelle supervises in a classic voyeur style.
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