In his early 30s, the beer-bellied Dex has things figured out. He’s widely read in philosophy, he’s studied Steve McQueen the prototypical cool American hero, and he’s distilled Buddhism and Taoism into three laws that make him a hit with women: don’t express desire, do something heroic in front of her, then retreat.
Tag Archives: 2000s
Lejos del mar / Far from the Sea (2015) Imanol Uribe, Elena Anaya, Eduard Fernández, José Luis García Pérez, Drama, Thriller
In 2009, and after 22 years in prison, a former ETA’s terrorist named Santi is released due to the Parot Doctrine (a polemic judicial resource to liberate activists and terrorists according their sentences and years in detention).
When Raquel was a little girl she could not understand why everyone talked constantly about love on the radio, on TV, in Saturday afternoon films and specially in songs. She always wondered what would happen if she did not find anyone who would love her.
Cecilie (2007) Fabian Wullenweber, Sonja Richter, Anders W. Berthelsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Horror, Thriller
Cecilie experiences a rape, but no traces are found. Her husband commits her to a psychiatric hospital. With the help of a psychiatrist she sees a frightening connection between her condition and a brutal murder dating more than 30 years back.
Hvid nat / White Night (2007) Jannik Johansen, Lars Brygmann, Anne Sofie Espersen, Morten Grunwald, Drama
A psychological drama about Ulrich, a workaholic whose life takes a drastic turn when he is involved in a fatal accident. As his guilt grows, his life slowly crumbles around him. Next, an unpleasant event from his past rears its unforgiving head.
Les temps qui changent / Changing Times (2004) André Téchiné, Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Gilbert Melki, Drama, Romance
Sto Hani / To The Inn (2003) George Bakolas, Dimitris Alexandris, Dimitris Xanthopoulos, Yiorgos Moroyiannis, Drama
Zissos and Apostolos are two Greeks who live in a city in the Ottoman Orient at the turn of the 20th century. Like some original sin, a load of gold sovereigns will lead them to travel and adventure and from there to their physical and spiritual deadlock.