Marco Polo, the well known adventurer and merchant’s son from Venice in Italy, travels all through asia to find the great Khan. Once there he posesses his protection to merchandise between China and Europe but he prefers to seek out for more adventures.
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Haneke depicts the emotional story of an adulterous relationship between a journalist and a teacher. The film poignantly explores the difficult dynamics between people who love one another but still can’t keep from hurting one another. Variation has been described by its director as being closer to John Cassavetes than to Hollywood melodrama.
Two young people, both with troubled backgrounds, come to Surakarta to become students of Waluyo, a master of traditional Javanese arts. The boy, Ilalang, wants to write music but seems trapped in memories of childhood traumas, the girl, Bulan (Moon), is simply trying to find herself.
In the heart of London in 1968, the Beat generation of Ginsberg, the Black Panthers and the pop counterculture, three young English men, horrified by the photos of a wounded Vietnamese child, try to understand the spiral of violence of the Vietnam War and to overcome the feeling it gives them. Through songs, testimonies, and public demonstrations, Peter Brook signs one of his greatest works: A satirical film with devastating irony about the absurdity of war.
A day trip leads to nightmare as an elderly woman is found dead in suspicious circumstances, and the finger of blame points squarely at her respectable niece. Drama based on the true story of piano teacher Sheila Fowler, whose conviction for murder on the age-old grounds of greed led to a life sentence only overturned by years of tireless campaigning on the part of her friends.
Beauty queens, ghosts, and wife-swapping. Starring musician Eddie Money, WONDERLAND takes a humorous look at suburbia and America’s first mass-produced “cookie-cutter” community in Levittown, New York.
Vladimir Nabokov, widely considered one of the world’s great writers, was also a remarkable professor at Cornell University. Here, we have Christopher Plummer as witty Nabokov, providing entertaining insight into “The Metamorphosis,” Kafka’s perplexing story of a man who woke up one morning to discover that he has turned into an insect. One of the most widely read and studied short stories of all time, Kafka’s surreal gem is humorously and intensely brought to life in this adaptation.
A retired general, whose request for active duty is turned down, finds his own way into action by providing shelter for evacuees during World War II. Based on James Ronald’s novel “Medal for the General.”