Sexcomedy about a sexually frustrated yuppie couple who decides to move to a new neighbourhood. Their new neighbours a family of bohemian hippies, with gardening as their main hobby and income. But when the wife of the yuppie couple starts becoming more and more friendly with their neighbours things will be set in motion…
Tag Archives: 2000s
Contra Todos / Up Against Them All (2004) Roberto Moreira, Leona Cavalli, Sílvia Lourenço, Ailton Graça, Crime, Drama
“Contra Todos” is a story about the lies, treachery and vengeance of a middle-class family living on the outskirts of São Paulo. Four characters try desperately to change their lives, but are unable to escape their destiny.
Les bien-aimés / Beloved (2011) Christophe Honoré, Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Chiara Mastroianni, Drama, Musical, Romance
The movie opens with a shoe-shopping montage, circa 1964, set in the store of iconic French shoe designer Roger Vivier. (Catnip!) Sagnier’s Madeleine is a salesgirl there; one night, she steals a pair of Vivier spike heels and slips them on as she’s making her way home.
The Crimson Rivers / Les rivières pourpres (2000) Mathieu Kassovitz, Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Nadia Farès, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Parisian murder detective commissioner Pierre Niemans is called to Gueron, a self-sufficient, prestigious university in a mountain valley, to investigate the murder on 32-year old professor and librarian Rémy Caillois, whose corpse was found 50 meters high on a steep mountain side, naked, horribly covered in bruises and bleeding wounds, the result of some five hours of bestial torture including quasi-surgical amputation of hands cauterized to prevent bleeding to death- and eyes.
TILT is a love story set against the backdrop of the changing political and social environment in Europe in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Can this love survive the challenges of emigration, a violent homeland and immoral social atmosphere thanks to a gang of adventurous friends?
Corbo (2014) Mathieu Denis, Anthony Therrien, Antoine L’Écuyer, Karelle Tremblay, Biography, Crime, Drama
Montréal, 1966. Jean Corbo, an idealistic 16-year-old of Québécois and Italian descent, befriends two far-left political activists and joins the FLQ (Liberation Front of Québec), an underground movement determined to spark a socialist revolution. Jean thus begins an inextricable march toward his destiny.
The Other Side (2015) Roberto Minervini, Mark Kelley, Lisa Allen, James Lee Miller, Documentary, Drama
In an invisible territory at the margins of society lives a wounded community who face the threat of being forgotten by political institutions and having their rights as citizens trampled. Disarmed veterans, taciturn adolescents, drug addicts trying to escape addiction through love;