Two women, Karen (theatre director) and Lena, visit an island, a Swedish resort, where Lena’s ex-husband, Martin (choreographer), lives in comparative seclusion with a mentally disturbed ballet dancer named Carl. Carl is brother by guilt rather than blood, for Martin is somehow responsible for his breakdown.
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The reunion of a group of former medical students results in a flood of bitter memories… An allegorical fiction between Cocteau and Brecht, making the portrait of a tormented society seeking for freedom. Censored by the Polish authorities, the film was reedited and new footage added by Skolimowski in 1981, merging an introduction in color shot at the time and the 1967 feature in his original B&W with a new director’s cut.
Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia’s communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what’s right and what’s wrong.
Three men kidnap a young girl and keep her in a small house on an isolated beach, waiting for her father to pay up the ransom. But the youngest one, in charge of watching her, let accidentally the girl see his face and it becomes no longer possible to return her alive…
Dependable character actor John Marley is afforded a rare starring role in Blade. Marley plays the title character, a world-weary private eye currently working on a murder case as a favor for a friend. The victim was the daughter of prominent conservative politico William Prince, whom Blade “knew when.” While hunting for clues, Blade is bombarded by one disillusionment after another. The prime suspect turns out to be someone very, very close to Prince-who may have thought that, by eliminating his daughter, he was doing Prince an enormous favor.
A man who is serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit is picked for experiments on sun tanning lotions. What he doesn’t realise is that there is a hidden agenda and it’s only until he touches water that he finds what the experiment really was.
A reporter refuses to reveal his source in the case of the murder of a young girl. As a result, he and his family are shunned by the residents of the small town in which they live. Virtually no one comes to his daughter’s wedding, and at his office, the police search his desk, and his boss threatens to fire him.
The year is 1979. The man is Mac McPherson, a construction worker who is headed toward a new job in Georgia. A tough but good man, McPherson is framed for murder and sentenced to the famous Black Creek Prison Farm, from which there is no escape…