пятница, 29 июня 2012 г.

четверг, 28 июня 2012 г.

Doombeach (1989)


Director: Colin Finbow
Stars: Jeremy Coster, Glenda Jackson and Donna Taibe

Ecological thriller. A young boy dies after swimming at a seaside resort, and the local children, led by Gavin, investigate and are led to suspect that contamination from a nearby nuclear plant is to blame.

UK, Children's Film Unit
In English

среда, 27 июня 2012 г.

Shiza / The Recruiter (2004)


Шиzа / Shiza / Fifty-Fifty / The Recruiter

Director: Gulshat Omarova
Stars: Oldzhas Nusupbayev, Olga Landina and Eduard Tabishev

Shiza is the nickname of a 15-year-old boy. Money, power, and women - he has none of these, yet, in his young life. But, he does have the illegal, underground circuit of bare-knuckle fist-fighting, where he is able to eke out a living by scouting for fighters. When a man is accidentally killed in the ring, though, his life is changed forever. He decides that he should return the dead man's money to his widow and child. But, after he meets the woman, Shiza understands that he has real feelings of love for her. Now, he knows for whom he must earn money, no matter what the cost...

In Russian, with English subs (.srt)

понедельник, 25 июня 2012 г.

Megatron (2008)


Director & Writer: Marian Crisan
Stars: Maxim Adrian Strinu, Gabriela Crisu and Damian Oancea

It's Maxim's birthday. He's 8 years old. He lives together only with his mother in a village not so close to the big city. For his birthday, his mother will take him to Bucharest, to McDonald's. There, Maxim hopes to meet his father.

Cannes Best Short Film'2008
In Romanian, with English subs (.srt)
 

пятница, 22 июня 2012 г.

Dark Enemy (1984)


Director & Writer: Colin Finbow
Stars: David Haig, Douglas Storm and Martin Laing

After a nuclear war, a group of children at an isolated farmhouse debate what the outside world might be like. Soon one of them leaves the house to investigate, and finds out that things aren't the way they thought.

UK
In English

среда, 20 июня 2012 г.

Respublika SHKID (1966)


Director: Gennadi Poloka
Stars: Sergei Yursky, Yuliya Burygina and Pavel Luspekayev

Gang boys from the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia are being tamed and educated at SHKID - Dostoevsky School.

In Russian, with English subs

вторник, 19 июня 2012 г.

A Dublin Story (2003)


Director: Graham Cantwell
Stars: Cain Williams, Robert Sheehan and Adam Goodwin

Two young street urchins develop a friendship over the course of a day's journey throughout the mean streets of Dublin city.

Short, in English

понедельник, 18 июня 2012 г.

Otroki vo vselennoy (1974)


Отроки во вселенной / Otroki vo vselennoy / Teens in the Universe

Director: Richard Viktorov
Stars: Misha Yershov, Aleksandr Grigoryev and Vladimir Savin

The “ZARY” starship with young cosmonauts is approaching a planet in the Schedar Star system (Alpha Cassiopeia), from which signals for help have been received. They find out that android robots took control of the planet; their goal is to make the planet’s residents “happy” by depriving them of all emotions…

USSR
In Russian, with English subs (.srt)

суббота, 16 июня 2012 г.

Moskva-Kassiopeya (1973)


Москва-Кассиопея / Moskva-Kassiopeya / Moscow - Cassiopea

Director: Richard Viktorov
Stars: Innokenti Smoktunovsky, Vasili Merkuryev and Lev Durov

Soviet Sci-Fi

An alarming radio signal of intelligent creatures reaches the Earth from the depths of the Universe. The project suggested by the young inventor Vitya Sereda should enable the earth’s starship to reach the planet. However, the flight will last 27 years, that’s why the spaceship’s crew is being formed up of schoolchildren. Everything has been thoroughly thought out, but a mischievous Fedya Lobanov sneaks on board and, against his will, makes the ship exceed the speed of light and reach its destination just in seconds…

USSR
In Russian, with English subs (.srt)

четверг, 14 июня 2012 г.

The Sun's Gonna Shine (1969)


Director/Writer: Les Blank & Skip Gerson
Cast: Lightnin' Hopkins, Billy Bizor, Wendell Anderson, etc.

A lyrical recreation of Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for a living.

Short
USA, in English

среда, 13 июня 2012 г.

Dnevnoy dozor / Day Watch (2006)


Дневной дозор / Dnevnoy dozor / Day Watch

Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Mariya Poroshina and Vladimir Menshov

A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.

In Russian, with English subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 12 июня 2012 г.

Clubhouse Detectives (1996)


Director & Writer: Eric Hendershot
Stars: Michael Ballam, Michael Galeota and Jimmy Galeota

Late one night, Billy and Kade Ruckman see their neighbor, Michael Chambers, murder a woman, but Chambers has a story all set to convince their mother Vicky, that it was just a rehearsal scene from an opera. The only ones who can help them find the body in Chambers' house before he moves and gets rid of all evidence, are their friends, Jimmy, Eddie, and J.J., who are determined to find the body before Chambers finds them.

USA
In English (second audio)

понедельник, 11 июня 2012 г.

The Black Orchid (1958)


Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn and Peter Mark Richman

After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and they blame her for his death. Widower Frank Valente is attracted to Rose, and must convince her that real love exists. He must also deal with his own daughter, who has her own reasons for opposing his marriage to Rose.

In English (second audiostream), also Russian voiceover and Italian dubbing
 

воскресенье, 10 июня 2012 г.

The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)


Director: Ted Tetzlaff.
Stars: William Powell, Tommy Ivo, Julie Adams and Charles Drake.

Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.

USA
In English

суббота, 9 июня 2012 г.

Nochnoy dozor / Night Watch (2004)


Ночной дозор / Nochnoy dozor / Night Watch

Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Menshov and Mariya Poroshina

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage.

In Russian, with English subs (.srt)
 

четверг, 7 июня 2012 г.

Mostly Ghostly (2008)


Director: Richard Correll
Stars: Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon and Luke Benward

Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.

In English
 

вторник, 5 июня 2012 г.

Abouna / Our Father (2002, Chad)


Abouna / Our Father

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Stars: Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa, Hamza Moctar Aguid and Zara Haroun

The lives of two brothers, who live in N'djamena, are upended when they awake one Saturday morning to find that their father has left the family. They are Amine, about eight years old, playful and asthmatic, and Tahir, 15, handsome, quiet, his brother's protector. The boys go in search of their father, and find only trouble. Dad's leaving also debilitates their mother. The movies, a musical uncle, a village Koran school, a poster of a Moroccan beach, and a young deaf woman figure in the resolution. Is there any place for happiness, or is happiness only in storybooks?

Country: Chad
French + Arabic, with English subs

понедельник, 4 июня 2012 г.

Santa Claus (1959)


Director: René Cardona
Stars: José Elías Moreno, Cesáreo Quezadas 'Pulgarcito' and José Luis Aguirre 'Trotsky'

From his castle in the sky, Santa Claus prepares for Christmas, while in the depths of hell Satan instructs one of his devils to interfere with Santa’s mission of goodwill to the children of the Earth.

Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish

воскресенье, 3 июня 2012 г.

Rafa (2012)


Director & Writer: João Salaviza
Stars: Rodrigo Perdigão, Joana de Verona and Nuno Bernardo

Rafa is thirteen and lives with his mother, sister and his little nephew in a tiny flat in one of the suburbs just south of Lisbon on the other side of the big bridge. One morning, his mother isn’t there. She didn’t return after spending another night with that man. Worried, Rafa sets off to find her...

Short
In Portuguese, with English subs (.srt)