Anna is about Serge, an advertising agency honcho, who falls madly in love with a young woman photographed in a station by chance. Happiness seems to beckon and Serge, helped by a friend, sets to find this elusive girl by employing the agency’s entire workforce. Combining a touch of the Nouvelle Vague with pop culture, the film contains “English” musical compositions by Serge Gainsbourg.
Month: September 2018
When his daughter Johanna is born in 1983, Jan Troell tells the story about his childhood in Sweden and how things where when he grow-up in the land of fairy tales and potential prosperity.
A strange carnival arrives one night in October. Two boys are the only ones in town who know the secret of Mr Black and Mr. Puma.
Prague in the 1860s: Balduin is a popular, handsome student, the best fencer in town, in amicable rivalry with his friend Dahl for the affections of Lydia, the innkeeper’s niece. While the students are celebrating Lydia’s birthday, the opera singer Julia Stella arrives at the inn – and Balduin’s life begins to unravel. He is immediately infatuated with the glamorous singer – but she is already kept by an admirer, the wealthy and foppish Baron Waldis. How can a poor student hope to compete? The mysterious Dr. Carpis, who also has ties to Julia and is jealous of the Baron, intervenes. But the price will be higher than Balduin can ever imagine.
An international school in Kobe, Japan is catapulted into the future after a timeslip occurs. Stranded in a mysterious desert full of sand and monsters, the children must survive and try to find a way home.
The Man the accomplice of Marian Forbes the spurned mistress of a tycoon. She coaches The Man in impersonating the voice and appearance and habits of the intended victim and when he has been taken care of The Man begins his masquerade in a Mexican resort. Here he meets Corey Scott and moves on to contemplating the murder of his tutor. But things begin to go awry.
Augustin is a 30-year-old university professor. He does not believe in religion. His only belief is in maths, to which he devotes all his time. Then suddenly a series of pressing existential questions start looming in his mind: what is the meaning of life? Is there a god? What is there after death? So he begins a spiritual search that will push him to the edge of sanity.
In 1940s Taiwan, a small Japanese military marching band ceremoniously arrives at an impoverished farming village to return the remains of Taiwanese soldiers who died fighting in a war far from home. The Japanese occupation (1895–1945) is nearing its end, but the villagers are less concerned with colonial politics than with feeding their families. One day, an American bomb falls onto a field, where it lies unexploded. Oblivious to the potential danger, two clownish brothers excitedly carry it into town hoping to be rewarded by the Japanese general. The journey is filled with slapstick humor as the two escape multiple near-death scenarios.