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In the Dust of the Sun AKA Dans la poussière du soleil (1972) Richard Balducci, Maria Schell, Bob Cunningham, Daniel Beretta
In the dry, dusty western hamlet of San Angelo, landowner Joe Bradford kills his brother Read More »
This is the story of a 36 year old man, Jim Fuller, released from prison after serving a three year Read More »
An unhappily married British security officer stationed in Sierra Leone during World War II Read More »
An adaptation of Émile Zola’s 1877 masterpiece L’assommoir, the film is an uncompromising depiction Read More »
Homer Smith returns to the chapel which, years before, he helped to build to find that the nuns have taken Read More »
A Marquise who lures motorists to her hotel by sabotaging their cars gets more than she bargains for when one guest turns out to be a bank robber on the run. Read More »
In the early Fifties Pauline Karka (Maria Schell) comes to Berlin. She is pregnant and totally penniless. Read More »
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler’s young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Read More »
Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. Read More »
Cimarron (1960) Anthony Mann, Charles Walters, Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Drama, Romance, Western
The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier family and its friends. Read More »
In 1873, on the Gold Trail, Montana, the mysterious and controlling Dr. Joseph Frail arrives in the small town of Skull Creek with miners in a gold rush. Read More »
99 Women (1969) Jesús Franco, Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Crime, Drama, Adult
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women’s sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and submitted to torture, rape and lesbianism.
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Il trono di fuoco / The Bloody Judge (1970) Jesús Franco, Christopher Lee, Maria Schell, Leo Genn, Biography, Horror
Christopher Lee plays the Lord Chief Justice of 17th century England who condemns women as witches to further his political and sexual needs.
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Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife’s so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. But he was also an inventor and his search for a way to project moving pictures became an obsession that ultimately changed the life of all those he loved.
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