A young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just been to bed with carries his child.
The zany black comedy takes a candid look at it's anti-hero's compelling, confused and often hilarious sexual universe
Sabine, an Art History student, no longer wants to be Simon’s mistress. Simon is an artist and a good family man, but Sabine is altogether fed up with being a mere mistress and decides to get married.
Jeanne may have the keys to two different apartments, she nevertheless feels as though she has nowhere to sleep. Meanwhile, all Natasha wants is someone to share her Parisian flat where her father, Igor, stays far too rarely.
The United States of America, after the great success of Vietnam, Watergate and so on, have decided to expand their activities in Italy. Mr. Chips has chosen Eddie Mordace to open the Italian branch of the multinational American Love Company.
Celine is a magician and mythomaniac. Julie is a librarian lost in her memories of childhood. They meet by chance, strike up a friendship, confide in each other, and, fleeing reality, move to an old, calm house where they start imagining a whole other incredible existence full of adventures.
A roadmovie about an old farmer and his old flame escaping from an old people’s home. Together they travel with a stolen Jeep across Iceland to the place of their youth. Full of warmth, humour and poetry!
A few weeks before his wedding, Jérôme spends his vacation beside Annecy Lake where he must organise the sale of a family villa. By chance, he runs into Aurora, an old friend from Rumania, who is staying at the house of a mutual acquaintance.
Atsushi Hirata, a young Tokyo executive, is looking forward to his yearly holiday playing golf in Hawaii. His plans
change suddenly when his grandfather convinces him that he should perform a memorial service for Atsushi's
parents at the spot where they died: a remote river in Iceland.more >>
During a school revue at which she gets to show off her singing talents, Félicie Nanteuil meets the well-known actor Aimé Cavalier. The latter has seen sent by the Odéon theatre to read some poetry.
Comedy thriller - two novellas movie, very realistic and humorous reality of the 60's. Defendants meet in the prison ambulance and they tell each other why they found themselves in these circumstances.
A heart-melting story about money and love: Little Gribiche is the son of a simple woman working at a factory. One day, the boy finds a handbag full of money in a department store and instead of keeping it, he returns it to its legal owner.
Seit sieben Jahren lebt der Fabrikarbeiter Aldo (Steve Cochran) in wilder Ehe mit Irma (Alida Valli, DER DRITTE MANN). Beide haben eine gemeinsame Tochter. Als Irma erfährt, dass ihr nach Australien ausgewanderter Mann gestorben ist, glaubt Aldo, dass nun endlich der Weg zu ihrer gemeinsamen Hochzeit frei sei. Doch Irma liebt längst einen anderen.more >>
Sirkka Salonen, Miss Europe of 1938, stars as an innocent farm hand (she even sings to the animals!) who finds herself at the centre of a whirlpool of jealousy amongst the other servants. Clouds burst with sunlight, butterflies hover over lush blossoming flowerbeds and the shimmering surface of a lake suggests hidden erotic depths as Tulio crafts an exquisite melodrama depicting the end of innocence and the burgeoning sexuality of youth.more >>
Ingaló, an eighteen-years-old, somewhat androgynous woman, lives in a small fishing village with her parents and her younger brother. Nes the city in the North of Iceland, is presented as a place where one can only dream about intellectual development, interesting career or great love.more >>
Italy in the 30s. Tonino, a sad faced, freckled peasant, comes to Rome to kill Mussolini. He has anarchist connections, and his contact in Rome is Salome, a lively flapper and popular professional at the bordello where she lives. She introduces him as her cousin, giving him access to the brothel, and she helps him prepare for the assassination, scheduled a few days after his arrival. Within a day, he has fallen in love with Tripolina, one of the younger prostitutes. Tonino does the madam a favor, and, in exchange, Tripolina gets two days off to spend with him. How will this love affair, Salome's political will, and the assassination plans play out?
LOVE ONE ANOTHER is set in Russia before and during the revolution of 1905. The main character is a young Jewish girl, Hanne-Liebe, who has felt the prejudice among the Russians since childhood.more >>
Metello struggles to escape from the poverty that led to the premature death of his parents, and that is the lot of the working class in northern Italy during the second half of the 19th century. Metello fights his way out from his condition through hard workmore >>
Once Upon a Time, adapted from a national-romantic play by the Danish writer Holger Drachmann, is set in a fairytale past. The jolly old king of the rococo land Illyria lets his beautiful, but capricious, daughter have her way in all things.
In this tragic tale of misunderstanding, obsession, and increasing madness, "Elle," a beautiful young woman (Isabelle Adjani) settles into a small town in the south of France with her introverted mother (Maria Machado) and physically handicapped father and soon becomes the subject of wild speculation because of her aloofness and at the same time, her obvious sexuality. The young woman is actually caught up in the desire to avenge the long-ago rape of her mother, a rape committed by three Italian immigrants, one of whom is associated with a player piano. A shy car mechanic (Alain Souchon) becomes enamored of her, and the woman suddenly sees him in a different light when she learns that his father, now dead, was an Italian immigrant who owned a player piano. Intent on taking action against the mechanic's family to right the wrong suffered by her mother, the daughter begins to lose her grip on sanity when she finds out that the men she suspects of the rape are actually innocent.more >>
Holidays on the Atlantic coast: 15-year-old Pauline wants to fall in love for the first time, while her cousin just got divorced and is having another go. Rohmer created the essential French screen romance.more >>
François loves Anne. However, his nightshift job at the post office means they rarely get to spend much time together. One day, he sees her leaving home with her ex, Christian, who had come to break up with her for good.
Rodolfo, a refugee from Albania and a great painter, Marcel, a great French poet, and Schaunard, a great Irish composer, become acquainted by chance while chasing each on the same battlefield, by every imaginable means, a beast called the fivefranc coin.
Riita is the daughter of a lighthouse keeper whose wife ran away to the city years earlier. She, too, would like to see the glittering lights—and a shipwrecked, pencil-mustachio’d playboy is all too happy to, errr, help her out despite daddy’s stern warningsmore >>
In the rugged mountain gorges of southeastern Poland, a group of outcasts and desperadoes drive old, dilapidated trucks loaded with timber down the winding, wintry roads, with death awaiting them around every twist and turn.
The scope of imagination by mankind to destroy itself is the horrendous focus of this portrait of 20th century wars and accelerating weaponry development, with unique footage from the aftermath of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings.
A hypocritical and selfish older sister holds power over her younger, unselfish and humanitarian sister by hiding the shame of her younger sister's pregnancy, with the purpose of upholding the aristocratic status of their name and household.
Mathias Pascal, only son of a once rich family, marries beautiful Romilde, who has a terrible mother-in-law. She controls her daughter, and soon his home life becomes a nightmare, as well as his job as assistant librarian in his home town. His only moments of lights are his mother and his baby, but both die on the same day. more >>
Young Indian Prince Roundghito-Sing, working as an officer at the court of the Khan, falls in love with a beautiful noblewoman coveted by the Grand Khan. When he attempts to flee with her, he is restrained by the guards.more >>
A noblewoman has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain, a situation guaranteed to inflame the prejudices of the era. A costume film with superb cinematography based on the novel by Heinrich von Kleist.
Among the real connoisseurs, this film is considered one of the finest gems; an early, expressionistic master-piece. Vibrantly vital, rule-breaking, paving the way for the establishing of Swedish film as Art...
The creaking wheels of the phantom carriage ridden by Death himself – and driven by the hapless man who dies at the stroke of midnight on New Year's eve – provide the sinister backdrop for this rare French fantasy film.
The recurring imagery of turbulent waters in Teuvo Tulio's films reflect a kinship with early Norwegian (and more broadly, Scandinavian) cinema in the use of rugged landscape as a metaphor for the paradoxical nature of the human condition. In Tulio's SONG OF THE SCARLET FLOWER, a daredevil log ride through the swift currents of a river becomes a metaphoric crossing of the Rubicon for handsome and rakish drifter, Olavi (Kaarlo Oksanen).more >>
A sensual film with outstanding actors, as fascinating as the deceptive sky-blue of the water; a film ending with one of the most beautiful tokens of love ever created for cinema.
To be discovered or seen again! Sandra Mézière (In the mood for cinema)
The classic motive: jealousy
Jacques Deray staged the theme to perfection.
Happy couple Jean-Paul (Alain Delon) and Marianne (Romy Schneider) spend a relaxing time at a villa in Saint-Tropez, until Harry (Maurice Ronet) turns up with his daughter Pénélope (Jane Birkin). Harry, Marianne’s former lover, disturbs the peace of this idyll of erotic idleness. Tension grows. Jealousy, hatred, and the desire for revenge build up.more >>
A dark frenzied tale of a fallen woman, THE WAY YOU WANTED ME careens across roads of melodrama at the speed of light. From an idyllic first love on a rural island to the hell of Helsinki bars and bordellos. From youthful abandon in the sun to a night of decrepit darkness, a young woman’s journey to perdition is one of relentless betrayal by men and by fate.more >>