Tony, a con man, blackmailer and card cheater, returns to Greece and meets an old flame, Mary, whom he got rid of years ago and who never recovered from his betrayal, ending up a prostitute and nightclub singer. Mary has a daughter with the husband she abandoned for Tony’s sake but is not allowed to have any contact with her. When Tony schemes to ruin her daughter’s marriage and blackmail the father, Mary decides to stop him although she’s sick, helpless and still in love with him.
Reconstruction of the state’s massacre of Bolivian tin miners that took place on ‘The Night of San Juan’ in 1967 in an attempt to break the re-organization of the radical left. The film uses the miners themselves to act out the reconstruction.
Professor Jorge Serra Hamilton, an American scientist specialist in the atomic bomb, flees from their transcendental duties, in order to take shelter incognito and for a time in the idyllic Spanish village of Calabuch, a small village on the Mediterranean shores. Oblivious to the relevance of their occasional guest, local residents spend their time engaged in their modest daily chores. The affable professor Hamilton not only integrates perfectly into the small town of Calabuch, forging a deep friendship with its neighbors, but there he will find happiness he craved for.
A man and his mistress have just taken off for a weekend romp when they’re kidnapped by a trio of bank robbers. They wind up becoming media “stars” as police and reporters follow them. They all wind up at the beat-up shack of a cranky old codger, with the police surrounding them and the robbers threatening to kill everybody.
Christopher Tauling, a U.N. official, is leading an effort to warn the authorities worldwide that a bacterial weapon is at the ready to wipe out most of mankind.
Mourir à Madrid brings together several papers on the Spanish Civil War and integrates capturing different points of view, intended to represent the continuity of the suffering of the Spanish during the Franco regime. The death of Federico Garcia Lorca, Guernica, the defense of Madrid, the International Brigades, are some of the items comprised in this documentary.
Three thieves escape from a heist, one of them killing the other two. He is sheltered by a prostitute and sought after by the police, but only after ten years his true motivation unravels.
Cited by many as the most “personal” effort of Swedish filmmaker Arne Sucksdorff, The Great Adventure is also one of his few films to tie together its magnificent images with a dramatic narrative. “Adventure” means “life” to Sucksdorff, and that life is experienced by a group of Swedish farm children, two of whom are played by the director’s own sons. The kids save a wild otter from a hunter, then attempt to tame the animal. When spring comes, the children realize without remorse that the otter will be happier roaming free in the wilderness.