Emilio, the son of Darius, a left-wing professor, is an introverted teenager who feels jealous of the relationship between his father and alumni. When one of them, Sandro Ferrari, was killed in a shootout, Emilio goes to the police and confesses that Sandro and other young people frequent his house. This opens a gap in the relationship between father and son.
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Nessuno torna indietro / Responsibility Comes Back (1945) Alessandro Blasetti, Elisa Cegani, Valentina Cortese, María Denis, Comedy, Drama
Bite the Bullet (1975) Richard Brooks, Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Action, Adventure, Western
At the beginning of the 20th century, a newspaper organizes an endurance horse race : 700 miles to run in a few days. 9 adventurers are competing, among them a woman, Miss Jones, a Mexican, an Englishman, a young cow-boy, an old one and two friends, Sam Clayton and Luke Matthews. All those individualists will learn to respect each other.
Gli occhi, la bocca / The Eyes, the Mouth (1982) Marco Bellocchio, Lou Castel, Ángela Molina, Emmanuelle Riva, Drama
Burned-out, over-the-hill actor Giovanni returns to Bologna for the funeral of his twin, Pippo, a wealthy suicide unlucky in love. The family tells Pippo’s mother it was an accident, but there’s a problem: Vanda, Pippo’s one-time fiancée, won’t grieve and refuses to come to the funeral. At a family dinner, Vanda talks about the note Peppo left. Again the family tries to keep mom in the dark. They assign Giovanni to persuade Vanda to keep up appearances. He sees her unhappy relationship with her father, who suspects her of sleeping with a doctor. Why she sees the doctor, how Giovanni and she deal with their mutual attraction, and his rebirth become the film’s focus.
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh / No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009) Bahman Ghobadi, Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad, Drama, Music
Negar and Ashkan, two young Iranian songwriters, decide to set up an underground band and look for other musicians to join them, but the authorities keep putting a spanner in the works. Fed up with being hindered from expressing themselves, the two young people try to get documents to leave the country for Europe.
L’éden et après / Eden and After (1970) Alain Robbe-Grillet, Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer, Richard Leduc, Drama, Horror
Sedím na konári a je mi dobre / Sitting on a Branch, Enjoying Myself (1989) Juraj Jakubisko, Bolek Polívka, Ivan Drozdy, Judita Durdiaková, Comedy, Drama
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948) Louis King, Peggy Cummins, Charles Coburn, Robert Arthur, Drama, Family, Western
“Thunderhead,” a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. Escaping gunfire, he runs off one night with a young rancher;s mare, a possible winner of the Governor’s Stake trotting race. The mare is recaptured and entered in the race against the horse owned by the father of the young rancher’s sweetheart, and this puts a damper on their romance.
A young girl’s academic asperation conflict with her family’s struggle against poverty. Both these aspects are made all the more potent by the clear view they have of Ernest Hemingway’s mansion in their home town just outside Havana.
L’Ape regina / The Queen Bee / The Conjugal Bed (1963) Marco Ferreri, Ugo Tognazzi, Marina Vlady, Walter Giller, Comedy, Drama
A 40 years old man, Alfonso, finally succeeds to marry a virgin, educate, beautiful and very catholic woman. But soon she, Regina, starts stressing him because she wants to be pregnant. When the stress is at its peak Regina at last gets pregnant. Once the goal is reached the man is put aside and dies.