An hour-long documentary designed to celebrate the spirit of the independent filmmaker from D.W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino. Interview footage and film clips are blended together to form a chronological approach to the subject matter.
Tag Archives: 2000s
La Sirène Rouge / Red Siren (2002) Olivier Megaton, Jean-Marc Barr, Asia Argento, Frances Barber, Crime, Thriller, Action
Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal.
Suntan (2016) Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Makis Papadimitriou, Elli Tringou, Dimi Hart, Comedy, Drama, Romance
For middle-aged Kostis, life has passed him by. As the newly appointed doctor of a tiny island, Kostis spends a dreary winter alone. By the time summer arrives, though, the island has turned into a thriving, wild vacation spot with nude beaches and crazy parties.
Zvenenje v glavi / Headnoise (2002) Andrej Kosak, Jernej Sugman, Ksenija Misic, Uros Potocnik, Thriller
In Yugoslavia’s Livada prison in 1970, inmates led by Keber convince reluctant authorities to let them watch the televised Olympic final basketball game between the home country and the U.S., but taunting guards interrupt the viewing and prod the prisoners to the point of a riot.
Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual favors to every boy to cross her path – including both Teddy and his best friend Fred, a life wire without filters or boundaries. As one high school party bleeds into the next – and April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection – Fred’s escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos.
OK baytong / Baytong (2003) Nonzee Nimibutr, Phoovarit Phumpuang, Jeeranan Manojam, Attaporn Teemakorn, Drama
On hearing the news of the death of his sister, a Buddhist monk leaves the temple where he has lived since childhood and struggles to adjust to life on the outside as an uncle to a young niece and as a businessman running a hair salon in a small Thai town in a southern province.
Even though he is not good in school and belongs to a poor and unfortunate family, Magnifico still have a big heart and a large amount of optimism that enabled him to help not only his family but also the community.
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.
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.