When Chiara, a violinist at the conservatory, is brutally murdered after a performance, inspector Maccari is put on the case. Maccari, whose own wife was once murdered by a serial killer, suspect professor Baraldi, the director of the conservatory. But as more fall prey to the killer, Maccari comes to a shocking conclusion…
Month: September 2019
Young Carmilla is jealous of her friend’s engagement, and her obsession leads her to the tomb of a female vampire. The vampire possesses her and leads her to kill and terrorize the inhabitants of the estate. But is it all in her mind, or is she really under the control of an ancient vampire ancestor?
A humanistic account of “the Robin Hood of the Cookson Hills”, in which Charles Arthur Floyd is portrayed as a decent man who has a strong sense of family and duty.
Upon arriving at an all-male brothel where he is welcomed as a regular, controversial Irish scribe Oscar Wilde is treated to a surprise performance of his recently banned work of theater, “Salome.” As a group of prostitutes runs through a bizarre and bawdy version of the play — which retells the story of Herod, his daughter and the execution of John the Baptist — Wilde responds to the sexual advances of a handsome young man.
Takeru, a young rebel, is traveling alone in the North of Honshu. He once used to practice pole vaulting but he gave up and became a robber. Along his trip he crosses the path of a young couple doing a performance for a super market. Fascinated by both of them but probably a bit attracted by the mysterious silent girl, he decides to follow them.
A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.
An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.
Danish director Bodil Ipsen demonstrates her devotion to American “film noirs” in Red Meadows. Set during WWII, the film concerns the exploits of a group of Danish resistance fighters. Ipsen raised a few eyebrows back in 1950 for her comparatively sympathetic portrayal of a German occupation officer who befriends a member of the underground — though he was careful to show the bestiality of the Nazis during a grueling torture sequence. The story ends with a rousing gun battle and a desperate escape bid. Red Meadows is allegedly based on a true story.