Marcello Mastroianni stars in this film which combines much of the 1965 release Paranoia with new footage. A police inspector is told of the bizarre behavior of a pistol-packing papa who shoots blanks at his wife to keep her intimidated. He inserts a real bullet every so often just to let her know she should pay attention.
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McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971) Robert Altman, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, Drama, Western
Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. The shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.
Joseph Haydn is the composer whom Mozart and Beethoven revered, yet he is too often overshadowed by his younger contemporaries. Director Phil Grabsky hopes to redress the balance in this biographical account of Haydn’s life and work.
Selskaya uchitelnitsa / The Village Teacher (1947) Mark Donskoy, Vera Maretskaya, Pavel Olenev, Daniil Sagal, Drama
Eve of the First World War. After graduating from high school in St. Petersburg, Varya is going to teach peasant children. Severely meets a young teacher remote village. It appears serving in Siberia term friend in St. Petersburg – a Bolshevik Martynov.
Oh! Those Most Secret Agents / 002 agenti segretissimi (1964) Lucio Fulci, Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Ingrid Schoeller, Action, Comedy
Due soldi di speranza / Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952) Renato Castellani, Maria Fiore, Vincenzo Musolino, Filomena Russo, Comedy, Romance
Antonio is the sole support of her large family. Carmela wants to marry, but has no money and, moreover, has to try to collect a dowry for his sister. In such circumstances, it will be forced to work in many different trades.
Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank’s plans to take over the land for more profitable farming; subplots involve the affairs and marriages of son Dude and daughter Ellie May.
Maddalena… zero in condotta / Maddalena, Zero for Conduct (1940) Vittorio De Sica, Vera Bergman, Carla Del Poggio, Comedy
A young man studying in an academy secretarial practice makes writing letters addressed to an imaginary recipient who supposedly lives in Rome. One day, just for fun, it gets to write a love letter and, by chance, that letter is mailed and arrives at the hands of someone who, moved by curiosity, decided to inform the sender.
Femina ridens / The Frightened Woman (1969) Piero Schivazappa, Philippe Leroy, Dagmar Lassander, Lorenza Guerrieri, Thriller
Water and Salt / Água e Sal (2001) Teresa Villaverde, Galatea Ranzi, Joaquim de Almeida, Alexandre Pinto, Drama
Ana lives in a little village by the sea, with her husband and her daughter. He decides to leave for a few days. That seems to be the ideal solution, because Ana needs some time to finish a work she has been doing for a long time. But her concentration seems threatened when she starts doing her daily walks to the village and the beach. She saves a stranger from drowning, meets young Alexandre and Emilia, and her friend Vera turns up in her house.