Tag: 1980s

October 27, 2018 / Drama

Based on the play by Tom Kempinski, this film follows the struggle of master violinist Stephanie Anderson as she and her orchestra conductor husband, David Cornwallis, discover that she is suffering the early stages of multiple sclerosis.

October 26, 2018 / Drama
October 24, 2018 / Thriller
October 24, 2018 / Western

Triumphs of a Man Called Horse is the third in the MAN CALLED HORSE trilogy dealing with the saga of the English aristocrat who becomes a member of the Sioux tribe. In this powerful sequel, Koda, the son of Man Called Horse, returns from the East where he has been studying law to find gold prospectors are violating the sacred lands of the Sioux and killing their people. Koda soon realizes that he must defend his people not with his lawyer skills but with his wits and his guns.

October 20, 2018 / Neo-Noir

In Stockholm, on St. Lucy’s feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were the first to the crime scene, pursue all leads and identify a suspect, an arrogant member of the elite secret police, a man assigned to guard the country’s Minister of Justice. Just as the beat cops think they’ve tightened the noose around the suspect, loose ends appear, witnesses lose their certainty, alibis crop up, and even the cops doubt what they’ve seen. Who’s protecting the suspect and why?

October 19, 2018 / Drama

It’s the last summer of the Second World War in Yugoslavia, but so far nothing much of this has touched Andrea. He’s the lifeguard who has never had to save a life and as such is a well-liked figure of fun. Yet, as far as he is concerned, the river is good to him, giving, and not taking. However, the evils of war are not far away. Andrea agrees to take care of two refugees, the widow of a partisan and her son. Andrea and his friend Martin are uneasy… The water devil, who lives near Martin’s house in the faery waters, is becoming restive, and this means trouble. Andrea, however, is delighted when he saves his first drowning man. But just whose life has he saved?

October 2, 2018 / Documentary

William Miles, acclaimed visual historian of Harlem, lovingly renders an epic telling of the community’s 350-year history as the cultural hub of African American life.  Extending from the late 17th century to the early 1980s, the film registers the socioeconomic shifts and challenges of the late 20th century, also chronicling the momentous experiences of Civil Rights activism and the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance.

October 2, 2018 / Drama

After the bankruptcy of their father’s stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood designing sets for D.W. Griffith and marry beautiful actresses, but tragedy strikes with the arrival of World War I, which finds the brothers fighting on opposite sides…