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August 2, 2017 / Musical

Stupid football player is kidnapped by gangsters. Lunatics abound: former footballer now dancer, professor interested in magic, gangster who makes horse noises when excited.

WATCH MOVIE Rise and Shine (1941)

August 2, 2017 / Foreign

Odile and Camille are two sisters living in Paris. Odile is frustrated in her dull marriage to Claude, who shows no enthusiasm in her desire to buy a new apartment. Camille, studying for a doctorate, suffers from a panic disorder. The lives of both women are up-ended when three men enter their lives.

WATCH MOVIE On connaît la chanson (1997) AKA Same Old Song

August 2, 2017 / Foreign

Renko’s mum and dad are splitting up, and her heart is burning. So she plays with fire, tears up the rule book, holds herself hostage, even starts talking to the weird girl in school who’s the only other one with divorced parents. But as Renko watches her childhood go up in flames, she learns how to forge a new self from the embers.

WATCH MOVIE Ohikkoshi (1993) AKA Moving

August 2, 2017 / Foreign

Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods, Godard’s film works as an allegory on film. The loose narrative tells about a drifter found by a rich woman who soon falls in love with him. A drowning accident takes place and the drifter dies but some time later, he reappears in the woman’s life looking for a job. Or could it be the man’s twin brother?

WATCH MOVIE Nouvelle Vague (1990)

August 2, 2017 / Foreign

Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth, a seventh son will become a wolf on nights of the full moon. Everyone in the village is relieved when this doesn’t happen. The boy grows up and falls in love with a beautiful girl, Griselda. When he’s 20 years old, he is visited by the Devil, who offers him the wealth of the world if he will turn his back on his love for Griselda, and if he fails to do this, he will become a wolf.

WATCH MOVIE Nazareno Cruz y el lobo (1975) AKA Nazareno Cruz and the Wolf

August 2, 2017 / Foreign

Set in post-war Japan, The Lady of Musashino tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close, but decide not to consummate their affair. He instead becomes involved with the flirtatious Tomiko, who is also conducting an affair with Michiko’s husband. When Michiko finds that her husband has abandoned her, she decides to take her fate into her own hands.

WATCH MOVIE Musashino fujin (1951) AKA The Lady of Musashino

August 1, 2017 / Foreign

Miquette is a provincial ingenue who leaves her mother’s tobacco shop with dreams of a life in the Parisian theater, only to become entangled in relationships with a lecherous aristocrat, his starry-eyed nephew, and an old ham actor.

WATCH MOVIE Miquette et sa mère (1950)

August 1, 2017 / Foreign

A Budapest high school in the beginning of the 1960s. Dinis suffers the torments of adolescence. His father had to leave Hungary after the uprise in 1956, and since then Dini’s mother has had to take care of her two sons on her own. A friend of Dinis’ father, Bodor, is released from prison and moves in with them. Dinis and his brother Bodor are far from happy over this intrusion of their family life.

WATCH MOVIE Megáll az idö (1982) AKA Time Stands Still