As the soirée goes on inside the elegant townhouse, why are people being rounded up in the street? And what is really being said behind the smokescreen of cultivated cocktail party chitchat about health clubs and island retreats? Employing the original cast from the Almeida Theatre production and directed by Pinter himself, this 1992 production of Party Time—a surreal drama of mannerly rudeness, emotional violence, and sexual tyranny—’bears all the hallmarks of Pinter’s strength,’ says critic Christopher Edwards, of The Spectator (London).
Amerigo Tot, a sculptor of Hungarian origin living in Italy, belongs among the great travellers. The film surveys the genuine and imaginary journeys of the artist.
A man wonders, measures, views relationships, people, places, things, time, himself. A sensual journey through a series of subjective reflections.
Celestino has communication problems because of his incomprehensible native dialect. When he falls madly in love with a deaf girl called Rosetta, he learns sign language and pretends to be deaf as well in order to court her.
An aging actor remembers his past stage triumphs and contemplates a dim future on the stage of an empty theatre.
In a mainframe, a series of punch cards are used to process data. One punch hole is bored. It decides to harass some of the other holes hoping that it would be more exciting. Can the other holes keep him in check?
Gregor lives with his beloved and frail grandmother, whose legs grow weaker every day. Her obnoxious girl friends want her to join them at the old folks’ home, but grandson Gregor loves her dearly – and is a gifted inventor. When he learns that granny is able to walk under water, he comes up with a brilliant idea…
Magical Super-8 (shown on 16mm) single frame portrait of the Notre Dame cathedral featuring luminous light and a dense score incorporating players from the square.