Bernie Fishbine is overweight. He stops at the neighborhood store to buy some chocolate kisses every day. This is where he meets Theresa Garabaldi. Then they take the same bus route every evening. Theresa invites Bernie to see her play piano at her father’s restaurant. It is here that she gets him to join a gym. Theresa is in college and gets the idea to write about Bernie’s weight problem for her thesis. She does this without telling Bernie. Meanwhile, Bernie is falling in love with Theresa, and vice versa.
High school students struggle for social status and acceptance from the opposite sex in Out Of It. Paul is the shy boy who asks the blonde cheerleader Christine for a date. The two see Romeo and Juliet, but Christine tells Paul she is feeling ill. After he brings her home, he discovers she made the excuse to keep a date with Russ, the quarterback on the football team.
Leo, an egocentric, sexist businessman, who thinks he’s God’s gift to women, gets a taste of his own medicine when he tries picking up the wrong woman: a murderous psycho who shoots him. Leo falls off a bridge and emerges from the river, inexplicity transformed into a beautful woman. Naming herself Cleo, she (he) begins to place herself in Leo’s life. While avoiding sexist office types and trying to find a way to turn herself back into a man, “Cleo” begins to develop her own personality that begins to take over Leo’s.
In this satire of Latin American revolutionaries, a dozen young French-Canadian men travel from the city to a secluded farmhouse in rural Quebec during the dead of winter. Under the command of an authoritarian leader, they train and prepare to change the world with their own revolution. While studying Canadian history and learning guerrilla warfare, a young woman fleeing her husband is discovered nearby by the crazed leader. The leader becomes enamored with the woman, who causes him to forget his purpose and give in to his individualistic needs.
A scheming police chief wants the mayor out so he can gain control, so he hires a ridiculous bunch of misfits to fill the local police force. His plan is that the city look so bad the mayor will get the bounce. The city’s real policemen all get food poisoning at a party and the misfits must take over and get the job done.
Horror anthology spoof featuring three stories inspired by paranormal tabloid headlines: “Baby Born with Full Beard”, “BBQ of the Dead” and “Killer Vacuum Destroys Town”.
The protagonist of this film is a former silent film actor who has saved old movies of his time from destruction, and uses them to set up recreational performances at schools. After an accidental fire and the risk of prison, he meets a rich producer who helps him to build a film museum.
The Tied up Balloon was one of the most innovative and challenging works by Bulgaria’s pioneering female director, Binka Zhelyazkova. Set during WWII, a barrage balloon inexplicably appears in the sky above a remote peasant village creating an atmosphere of alarm, speculation and debate.