суббота, 11 февраля 2017 г.

A Canção da Terra (1938)


A Canção da Terra / The Song from Earth

Director & Writer: Jorge Brum do Canto
Stars: Elsa Rumina, Barreto Poeira, Óscar de Lemos, João Manuel, Maria Emília Vilas, António Moita, José Celestino, Mota da Costa
 
Film in which the action takes place on the Island of Porto Santo. It tells a story of the local people, their customs and conflicts. In contrast to the flowery landscape of Madeira Island, the director Jorge Brum in his first feature film shows us an arid, winding and waterless land. The film's plot is based on drought and love between Gonçalves and Bastiana.

Portugal
In Portuguese
 

понедельник, 6 февраля 2017 г.

At (1982)


At / The Horse

Director: Ali Özgentürk
Stars: Genco Erkal, Harun Yesilyurt, Bektas Altinok, Ýlhami Bekir, Erol Demiröz, Sidika Duruer, Erdal Gulven

In rural Turkey, a father (Genco Erkal) decides to move far away to the city with his young son (Harun Yesilyurt) so as to make enough money to send the boy to school. But once there, he finds that the job he was lured with, selling vegetables on a cart, is much harder than he thought, because the markets are controlled by gangs who exclude independent sellers. Living out in the open in some ruins, along with other poor merchants, they sink into desperate poverty, while the father continues to cling to the dream of getting his son an education.

Turkey
In Turkish, with English hardsubs

воскресенье, 5 февраля 2017 г.

Opium War (2008)



Director & Writer: Siddiq Barmak 
Stars: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba, Fawad Samani, Jawanmard Paiez, Marina Golbahari, Hamid Hozouri, Berrshna Bahar

Two American soldiers wounded in the Afghanistan desert stumble across a Russian tank which has a group of Afghanis living inside.

Afghanistan
Language: Dari | English
With English hardsubs
 

суббота, 4 февраля 2017 г.

Umi yori mo mada fukaku (2016)



Umi yori mo mada fukaku / After the Storm

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Taiyô Yoshizawa, Kirin Kiki, Mickey Curtis, Lily Franky, Isao Hashizume

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Japan
In Japanese, with Japanese subs (in .mkv) and English subs (.srt)
 

среда, 1 февраля 2017 г.

Johnny Tremain (1957)



Johnny Tremain and the Sons of Liberty

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot, Richard Beymer, Rusty Lane, Walter Sande, Whit Bissell, Walter Coy
 
"Hungry for Adventure...Burning to Fight!". When an injury bars him from pursuing his trade, Revolutionary War-era silversmith's apprentice Johnny Tremain (Hal Stalmaster) finds a new life in the ranks of the Sons of Liberty army, taking part in the Boston Tea Party and Paul Revere's legendary ride. Based on the novel by Ester Forbes, this Disney classic was originally crafted for "Walt Disney Presents" in two segments, which have been blended into a single film for viewing.

USA, Disney
In English, with English and other subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 31 января 2017 г.

Le cri du coeur (1994)



Le cri du coeur / The Heart's Cry

Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo
Stars: Richard Bohringer, Saïd Diarra, Félicité Wouassi, Alex Descas, Clémentine Célarié, Jean-Yves Gautier, Cheik Doukouré
 
Young Moctar lives in Mali with his mother Saffi and his ailing grandfather. One day, Saffi receives a letter from France which overwhelms her with happiness. Ibrahim Sow, her husband and Moctar's father, who has emigrated there, can at last accommodate them. Mother and son say farewell to Grandpa, as he cannot follow them. When they arrive in France, where Ibrahim is waiting for them, something strange happens. Moctar sees a hyena in a street... Of course, nobody believes him...

Burkina Faso | France
In French, with English hardsubs
 

воскресенье, 29 января 2017 г.

One Christmas (1994)



Director: Tony Bill
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, T.J. Lowther, Henry Winkler, Swoosie Kurtz, Troy Simmons, Tonea Stewart, Pat Hingle, Julie Harris, Joe Inscoe, Joe Maggard
 
A young boy embarks on a holiday adventure with his estranged father in this poignant family drama based on a short story by Truman Capote. One Christmas opens in 1930, as eight year old Buddy (T.J. Lowther) leaves his aunt in Alabama to spend Christmas with his father in New Orleans. It's been years since Buddy has seen his dad, and these days the old swindler seems more interested pulling off scams than bonding with his long lost son. But the life of a con man has taken a heavy toll on Buddy's dad, and when you're entire world is based on lies, a little truth can bring the whole thing crashing down. As the hard-living grifter begins to realize the importance of cherishing every minute he has with the boy who looks up to him, young Buddy gets his Christmas wish to reconnect with the father he's never known, but always loved.

USA
In English
 

четверг, 26 января 2017 г.

Ramchand Pakistani (2008)



Ramchand Pakistani / Ramchand: The Untouchable Pakistani

Director: Mehreen Jabbar
Stars: Nandita Das, Rashid Farooqi, Syed Fazal Hussain, Navaid Jabbar, Hassan Niazi, Zhalay Sharhadi, Maria Wasti, Shaood Alvi, Adarsh Ayaz
 
Based on a actual events, the story is about a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father who accidentally cross the border into India from their village in Pakistan at a time of extreme war like tension between the 2 countries and end up spending 5 years in an Indian prison while the mother left behind wonders what has happened to them.

Pakistan
Urdu | Hindi
With English subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 24 января 2017 г.

The Kid Stakes (1927)



Director & Writer: Tal Ordell
Stars: Robin 'Pop' Ordell, Charles Roberts, Ray Salmon, Frank Boyd, Edward Stevens, Gwenda Hemus, Billy Ireland, Leonard Durell
 
Fatty Finn (Robin 'Pop' Ordell) is the six-year-old leader of a gang of kids in Woolloomooloo. They enter Fatty's pet goat Hector in the annual goat derby, but his rival Bruiser Murphy (Frank Boyd) lets the goat loose before the race. After a series of adventures, Fatty finds the runaway goat and persuades a friendly aviator to fly him to the race-track in time for the main event.

Australia
Silent movie, with English intertitles
 

понедельник, 23 января 2017 г.

Mangrove (2011)


Directors: Frédéric Choffat, Julie Gilbert
Stars: Lucia, Patrick Pasquier, Vimala Pons, Solal, Fabian Tellez-Cau

A young woman travels with her child to a remote coast on the Pacific in southern Mexico where she grew up. She had lived with her father in a house on the beach until her beloved, a young fisherman from the neighbouring village died a brutal death, causing her to flee. Years later she returns to make peace with the ghosts of the past.

Switzerland | France
In French and Spanish, with French, Spanish, German, Italian, Korean and English subs (VobSub)