In France during World War II, a poor and illiterate man, Henri Fortin, is introduced to Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Misérables and begins to see parallels between the book and his own life.
Month: August 2018
Mystery drama of a detective who finds himself in trouble when he turns in the direction of a beautiful girl who is trying to commit suicide.
Year 1930. Young Andrei Bashkirtsev, just graduated from school, goes to Moscow with drawings of a self-constructed airplane. Illiterate drawings are rejected, but Bashkirtsev does not abandon his dream – to build a jet-engine aircraft. But life disposes differently, and Bashkirtsev becomes the first person in Soviet rocket engineering.
Beautifully photographed and lyrically written, this largely factual account of Mussolini’s disastrous invasion of Russia during World War II tells the story of an Italian regiment through the eyes of a farmer from Emilia, a plumber from Rome, a miner from Puglia and a colonel.
Spring inspires lessons in love and life for a French family in 1920s Ottawa, especially for teenage Robert, who’s blind to the attentions of an American neighbor girl, because he’s infatuated with the beautiful new maid, fleeing life as a magician’s assistant. Robert’s mother bemoans some of the Bonnard family male role models available to Robert: his party animal grandfather, roguish traveling salesman uncle Desmond, and an uncle who carries a water cooler filled with wine everywhere while his wife does all the work. As Desmond’s temporarily off the road, he also targets the maid.
Running from the law, Jim Hall joins Hays’ gang. Hays is foreman on the Herrick ranch and plans to rustle Herrick’s cattle. Attracted to Herrick’s sister Helen, Jim decides to tell the Sheriff about the raid. But when his plan is overheard he is made a prisoner.
Charles Dickens’ novel Dombey and Son is set in 1931 America in this interesting drama that centers on an egotistical, over-ambitious owner of a shipbuilding company.
Gheisar returns home to find that his young sister has committed suicide and his older brother Farman got killed. When he finds that Aghmangol brothers are behind all of this decides to get revenge.