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April 11, 2018 / Comedy

Right after she moves in with him, Frederico’s new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend’s apartment to fetch her something she forgot – but he’s surprised to find him lying there – dead. Assuming that Francesca killed him and sent him for cleaning up, he cuts him up in pieces, puts him in a suitcase and tries to get rid of it… but he has a hard time finding a suitably quiet place.

April 11, 2018 / Film Noir

Susana Campos plays the title role in Rosaura a las Diez. Actually, when the film begins, Rosaura is pretty much a figment of the imagination of mild-mannered Camilo. Using an old photograph, Camilo invents a sexy girlfriend so as to arouse the interest of his true love, his landlady’s daughter. And then one day, Rosaura shows up in the flesh, and Camilo is forced to marry her. 

April 11, 2018 / Pre Code

In this wartime drama, a French POW during WW I is held captive at a German prison camp. At the same time, an aristocrat sits in a nearby castle proudly daydreaming about seeing his four German sons marching victoriously into Paris. One of those sons is engaged to a pretty woman who is really in love with the POW.

April 11, 2018 / Arthouse

Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese’s “Dialoghi con Leucò”, taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese’s novel “La luna e i falò”: after WWII the emigrant ‘The Bastard’ comes back to his village in the Langhe (northern Italy) to find that everyone he knew has died and the war has deeply changed relationships between people.

April 10, 2018 / Drama

In anticipation of Airport 34 years later, womanizing pilot Jack Gordon is called upon to safely guide his plane through a blinding blizzard. His task is complicated by a trio of crooks who are escaping from the law after pulling a jewel heist, and by a shady nobleman who offers Gordon a large amount of money if he will land the plane before San Francisco. In the climax, one of the passengers hijacks the plane, only to be foiled by — of all people — an obnoxious brat of a youngster.

April 8, 2018 / TV Movie

A teenager runs away from a foster home after being accused of stealing a bicycle. During a storm a leopard escapes from a wildlife park. The boy and the leopard shelter on a farm, and the boy is able to treat the animal for shotgun wounds. When the farmer returns from holiday, the boy gets a job at a local kennels, while the leopard escapes to a nearby army firing range where it is in great danger.

April 8, 2018 / Comedy

Fed up with an escalating crime rate and an increasingly ineffective police force, blue-collar New Yorkers Willie and Cy  join a citizen’s vigilante group. Their efforts to act as an auxiliary police force are comically inept, but director Ivan Passer lulls us into laughter only to catch us unprepared when he wants to play things in dead seriousness. 

April 6, 2018 / Drama