Another planet in the period of medieval times. An employee of the institute of experimental history from Earth, who is send under the name of noble don Rumata of Estor as a spy with a mission to contact the local resident of the institute, arrives in the city of Arkanar.
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Frühlingssinfonie / Spring Symphony (1983) Peter Schamoni, Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Biography, Music
‘Spring Symphony” is a story of love, hate and artistic ambitions. Nastassja Kinski and Herbert Gronemeyer star as Clara Wieck and Robert Schumann, star-crossed classical musicians of the nineteenth century trying to overcome the stifling objections of Wieck’s father.
This symbol-filled story, filmed with sensuous detail and nuance, is set in Austria in the 1920s. While being treated for asthma at a country spa, an American diplomat’s lonely 12-year-old son is befriended and infatuated by a suave, mysterious baron.
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.
0 Uhr 15, Zimmer 9 / Quarter Past Midnight, Room 9 (1950) Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Cornell Borchers, Maria Schanda, Walter Franck, Crime
The young hotel manager Leutner runs for study purposes a transmitter in the hotel room of his fiancée Maria. Coincidentally he learns that a gang of counterfeiters want to get rid of a troublesome witness at 12:15 AM.
In the little town of Herzsprung almost nothing has changed since German unification – except a rise in unemployment. Johanna, a young mother and widow, becomes one of the unemployed and lives on welfare. To make matters worse, her husband commits suicide and she falls in love with a dark-skinned, roving adventurer; the whole village starts talking about it.
Prague Duet / Lies and Whispers (1998) Roger L. Simon, Gina Gershon, Rade Serbedzija, Patricia Hodge, Drama, Romance
Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar. However, she learns some awful secrets about Jiri’s family during the Nazi occupation and the concentration camps.
Roufa (Abdel Kechiche) is an attractive young man, and that works out well for him because he is a practitioner of “bezness:” he’s a sex-for-hire boy for the tourists who come to Tunisia. His girlfriend deeply resents his having sex with other women but doesn’t seem much bothered that a rich German man he’s been having sex with is hoping to sponsor him in Europe.
Goya – oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis / Goya, or the Hard Way to Enlightenment (1971) Konrad Wolf, Donatas Banionis, Olivera Katarina, Fred Düren, Tatyana Lolova, Drama
As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya – played by the great Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis (The Red Tent, Solaris) – has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King and Church, yet he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people.