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Jerry Webster and Carol Templeton are both in the advertising business, but for different agencies. Annoyed by Jerry’s methods of using alcohol and women to ensure contracts for his agency, Carol tries to get him thrown out of his profession. To avoid this Jerry bribes the girl who’d testify against him, by starring her in a TV commercial for a product named VIP that he’s just made up. By accident these commercials are broadcasted and to keep his job, Jerry has to come up with VIP for which he enlists the help of Doctor Linus Tyler. Carol goes to see the Doctor to try and get the VIP account, but because she and Jerry have never met, she mistakes Jerry for the Doctor. Jerry then takes advantage of this situation to win her.
Two junior executives on a six week business trip, both of whom have been recently hurt by women, devise a horrible plan to get even with women for their past hurts: They intend to find, romance, and then dump a vulnerable woman. They choose Cristine, and for a while all goes according to plan. However, it soon becomes clear that things are not as simple as they think.
Hamlet liikemaailmassa / Hamlet Goes Business (1987) Aki Kaurismäki, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that decides to move into the rubber duck market. But Hamlet is suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his father’s death…
Det stora äventyret / The Great Adventure (1953) Arne Sucksdorff, Anders Nohrborg, Kjell Sucksdorff, Drama, Family
A vixen mother invades a chicken coop to provide food for her cubs. She continues to raid the coop until she is shot by a farmer. The cubs are attacked by the farmer and only one survives. An otter trapped in a burrow is rescued by 10-year-old Anders and his six-year-old brother, Kjell. In secret, the boys cage the animal and finally domesticate it. They obtain food for the Otter by fishing through the ice on a frozen lake. The boys manage to keep their secret from their family. On the eve of the May Day festival, Kjell reveals to family and friends the otter’s presence. Anders is so distressed that he runs into the woods with the otter. The otter breaks away and returns to its life of natural freedom.
Dauriya / Dauria (1972) Viktor Tregubovich, Vitali Solomin, Petr Shelokhonov, Yefim Kopelyan, Action, Adventure, Drama
Epic about Cossacks in the Siberian province of Dauria. Set in the time of World War I and the Russian revolution of 1917. Cossacks are living like one big family under the guidance of a strong leader – Ataman (Kopelyan). Young Cossack Roman Ulybin (V. Solomin) is in love with beautiful Dashutka (Golovina). Roman is asking his father Severian Ulybin (Shelokhonov) to send a Matchmaker before it’s too late. But a wealthy crook has already hired the Matchmaker, and his son gets married at the lavish traditional wedding with singing, dancing and drinking in the Russian style. So, frustrated Roman Ulybin leaves his father’s home and joins the communist revolutionaries. And, after the revolution the villagers are suffering a cascade of troubles.
Central do Brasil / Central Station (1998) Walter Salles, Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra
Dora, a dour old woman, works at a Rio de Janeiro central station, writing letters for customers and mailing them. She hates customers and calls them ‘trash’. Josue is a 9-year-old boy who never met his father. His mother is sending letters to his father through Dora. When she dies in a car accident, Dora takes Josue and takes a trip with him to find his father.
Et si on vivait tous ensemble? / All Together (2011) Stéphane Robelin, Guy Bedos, Daniel Brühl, Geraldine Chaplin, Comedy, Drama
Annie, Jean, Claude, Albert and Jeanne have been friends for over forty years. But they are growing old and old age tends to be synonymous with reduced autonomy, loss of memory, illness, retirement home and, worst of all, separation. One day, one of the five friends suggests to say no to isolation and loneliness: what if they lived together?
La messa è finita / The Mass Is Ended (1985) Nanni Moretti, Marco Messeri, Ferruccio De Ceresa, Comedy, Drama
Don Giulio, a young Roman priest, returns home after being pastor in an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is intended for a church in the suburbs. In Rome he found his parents, sister and old friends. But the reality is different from the one he left. The parish is practically deserted his predecessor married, has one child and lives a few meters from the rectory; and even friends have changed (who is on trial for terrorism; those who want to become a priest without understanding why, and who is gay and is living squalid adventures; who was abandoned by his friend and lives in total isolation). Even in family things go better. His father, now old, has a crush on a woman and leaves his wife, who commits suicide. The sister is pregnant with boyfriend and Don Giulio can barely keep her abortion.