Category: Foreign

November 20, 2019 / Documentary

An historical document made up of footage and still shot by the Nazis. A compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative. The film’s title refers to the story of a Jewish boy in one of the ghettos, who was struck with 80 blows. He survived and immigrated to Israel, where he found that no one believed his story – which for him was the 81st blow!

November 20, 2019 / Foreign

Two friends live by their wits working as comedians and cabaret at Cinecittà, before being invited to friends’ parties or masked balls during New Year’s Eve in Rome. The two, however, even though they make people laugh all the time in public, live an inner conflict, namely that the two have always to be aware to give a smile to someone, but they can never be rich and happy because they are street artists and with a precarious wage.

November 19, 2019 / Foreign
November 19, 2019 / Foreign
November 19, 2019 / Experimental

In a montage alternating with moments of Nigel Rogers’ interpretation of the most beautiful passages from “Orpheus,” the opera by Striggio and Monteverdi, La Nuit Claire is an evocation of the celebrated myth, within which images of the love between its two modern protagonists, Anne and Julien, are inscribed.

November 19, 2019 / Foreign

Based on novel by Yevgeny Zamyatin. “A vision of a united totalitarian state, a world of quadratic harmony and blue-grey conformity”.

November 18, 2019 / Foreign

Short TV film upon the story of Ludwik Niemojski of the same title, which was a part of his “Incredible Stories”. It tells about Bartolomeo, brilliant chess player, who had ruined his private life because of his passion for chess.

November 18, 2019 / Foreign

Dom Sary is based on the short story written by famous Polish horror writer Stefan Grabinski. This is a tale of a young woman Sara Braga who kills her lovers with the help of her servant Juliusz. She is a succubus and her servant is a personification of Asmodeus.