суббота, 30 ноября 2013 г.

Les meilleurs amis du monde (2010)


Les meilleurs amis du monde / Best Friends in the World

Director: Julien Rambaldi
Stars: Marc Lavoine, Pierre-François Martin-Laval, Léa Drucker, Pascale Arbillot, Maxime Godart, Vincent Claude, Charlie Dupont

A weekend in the countryside with your best friends. The friends who you really care about. The ones who you absolutely trust. The ones who understand you and who always tell you the truth. And above all, the ones who ruin your life without knowing that they've hit the "Recall" button on their telephone.

In French
 

пятница, 29 ноября 2013 г.

Osada havranu (1978)


Osada havranu / Settlement of Crows

Director: Jan Schmidt
Stars: Jirí Bartoska, Ludvík Hradilek, Marie Sýkorová, Vaclav Tvaroh, Vilém Besser, Petr Herrman, Václav Hladík, Petr Jákl, Milada Janderová, Ivan Lutansky, Lenka Machoninová, Helena Malehová

A little boy is washed ashore by a high water to a foreign Stone Age settlement. After initial hesitation he is admitted to the tribe and is raised under the name Ravenfeather (Ludvík Hradilek). The boy grows up, wins the friendship of a girl and must pass many adventures.
First of three movies.


Country: Czechoslovakia
Language: Czech, with English subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 26 ноября 2013 г.

The Swimmer (2013)


Director & Writer: Giovanni Basso
Stars: Olivia Charlotte, Finleigh Dignam, Tommaso Puccini, Adam T Perkins, Daniel Wilkins

Perth, Western Australia. Shark Attacks 10 year-old boy leaving a scar that will never heal.

Short
Country: Australia
Language: English
 

понедельник, 25 ноября 2013 г.

Xilu xiang (1999)


Xilu xiang / Little Cheung

Director & Writer: Fruit Chan
Stars: Yuet-Ming Yiu, Wai-Fan Mak, Yuet-Man Mak, Robby, Sun-yau Chu, Gary Lai, Teoh Chang

A brilliant portrayal of a family living in Honk Kong slums. Evolving around the central character of a nine-year-old boy, the director shamelessly displays the hardships of these real people. Their values, their dreams.

Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese, with English subs (.srt)

суббота, 23 ноября 2013 г.

La belle endormie (2010)


La belle endormie / The Sleeping Beauty

Director: Catherine Breillat
Stars: Carla Besnaïnou, Julia Artamonov, Kerian Mayan, David Chausse, Maricha Lopoukhine, Anne-Lise Kedvès, Romane Portail

The princess Anastasia is cursed by the witch Carabosse to die but three teenage fairies change it and the girl falls into a deep sleep for one hundred years to wake-up as a sixteen year-old teenager.

French, with English subs (.srt)
 

пятница, 22 ноября 2013 г.

Xiao he shang chu ma (1972)


Little Heroes of Shaolin Temple / Little Ninja Heroes / Shaolin Youth Posse

Director: Cheng-da Tang
Stars: Tien-chi Cheng, Ming Chi, Lun Hua, Kuo Chu Huang, Chun Hua Li, Tso-yung Li, Ching-Shun Mao

To protect Shaolin Temple, brave monks sacrifice their lives leaving the little Prince with his clan of children in his fortress. Surrounded and trapped, the cleverest child, PuAn, reminds the others of the words of their teachers "sacrifice can beat any enemy." Together they become a formidable force against the armies of the Imperial forces.

Country: Taiwan
English dubbing
 

вторник, 19 ноября 2013 г.

Don Sezar de Bazan (1957)



Don Sezar de Bazan / Дон Сезар де Базан

Director: Iosif Shapiro
Stars: Vladimir Chestnokov, Olga Zabotkina, Fyodor Nikitin, Nikolai Boyarsky, Natalya Dudinskaya, Natalya Samojlova, S.Tsomayev

A romantic love story of the impoverished Count Don Cezar and the street dancer Maritana, who has been so unfortunate as to have been noticed by the King of Spain. Based on a play of the same title by Philippe Dumanoir and Adolphe d'Ennery.

Country: Soviet Union
Language: Russian

понедельник, 18 ноября 2013 г.

The Loneliest Runner (1976)


Director & Writer: Michael Landon
Stars: Lance Kerwin, Brian Keith, DeAnn Mears, Melissa Sue Anderson, Michael Landon, Clifford A. Pellow, Randy Faustino, Dermott Downs, Robert Hackman

As an Olympic winning runner is about to be interviewed, he flashes back to his childhood when he was a bed wetter. He would run home from school every day to retrieve the bedsheet which his cruel mother had hung from his bedroom window to punish and humiliate him. This unintentionally prepared him to become a competitive runner.
Semi-autobiographical script by Michael Landon.


In English
 

пятница, 15 ноября 2013 г.

Offspring (2009)


Director: Andrew van den Houten
Stars: Jessica Butler, Kelly Carey, Holter Graham, Art Hindle, Tommy Nelson, Spencer List, Amy Hargreaves

Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children. A subplot involving Claire's despicable husband, Steven, gives an opportunity to cleverly compare predatory civilized folk to the appetite-driven primitives.

In English (second audio), with English and other subtitles
 

четверг, 14 ноября 2013 г.

Boris Godunov (2011)


Director & Writer: Vladimir Mirzoyev
Stars: Maksim Sukhanov, Andrey Merzlikin, Leonid Gromov, Dmitriy Pevtsov, Mikhail Kozakov

Modern adaptation of Alexander Pushkin's classical play, written in 1825.

In Russian, with English subs (.srt)

среда, 13 ноября 2013 г.

'15' (2002)


Director & Writer: Royston Tan
Stars: Melvin Chen, Vynn Soh, Royston Tan, Shaun Tan
 
Life of Singaporean teenagers - drugs, gang fights, body modifications.

Short. It became so popular that Royston Tan decided to turn it into a full-length feature film one year later.

Country: Singapore
Language: Mandarin | Hokkien 
English hardsubs
 

вторник, 12 ноября 2013 г.

Ole dole doff (1968)


Ole dole doff / Who Saw Him Die?

Director: Jan Troell
Stars: Per Oscarsson, Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz, Kerstin Tidelius, Bengt Ekerot, Harriet Forssell

A weak and tormented teacher is pushed to the limit by his obnoxious students.

Swedish, with English subs (.srt)

суббота, 9 ноября 2013 г.

Rascals and Robbers (1982)


Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Patrick Creadon, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony James, Allyn Ann McLerie, Ed Begley Jr., Cynthia Nixon, Anthony Zerbe

The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help a freed slave buy his sister's freedom, and then see a dastardly villain get his.

In English

пятница, 8 ноября 2013 г.

Extraordinary Feats of the Seventh Period (2011)


Director: William Bridges
Stars: Kane Clark, Max Saunders, Harrison Charles, Stephen Bent

Lance and Reuben are two 12-year-old outsiders in need of a friend. Over the course of a school cross-country race they come to the realisation that at the very least they have each other.

Short
In English
 

четверг, 7 ноября 2013 г.

Big Shots (1987)


Director: Robert Mandel
Writer: Joe Eszterhas
Stars: Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy, Paul Winfield, Brynn Thayer, Bill Hudson, Robert Prosky, Jerzy Skolimowski

Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down South adventure involving gangsters, the police, and a search for Scam's father.

In English (second audio)
 

понедельник, 4 ноября 2013 г.

Six Pack (1982)


Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Anthony Michael Hall, Barry Corbin, Terry Kiser, Benji Wilhoite

When he stops for gas in a small Texas Town, a down on his luck race driver finds that the stock car on his trailer has been expertly stripped while he was in the restroom. He catches up with the thieves only to discover they are six orphan children that he ends up rescuing from the river when they crash their truck. It seems they are controlled by a “Fagin” like corrupt sheriff who threatens to send them to a reformatory if they don’t steal for him. The waifs work their charm on him to get away from their situation, but when they apply their automotive talents to his racecar, he soon realizes they have a lot to offer him in return.

In English (second audio)
 

пятница, 1 ноября 2013 г.

J'irai comme un cheval fou (1973)


J'irai comme un cheval fou / I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse

Director & Writer: Fernando Arrabal
Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, George Shannon, Hachemi Marzouk, Luc Guérin, Raoul Curet

When his mother dies, the police want to talk to Aden Rey, but Aden, a guilt-ridden epileptic, has left for the desert. There he comes upon Marvel, a noble savage. Aden, Marvel, and Marvel's goat become companions through travels, a wedding, an examination of Aden's role in his mother's passing, a trial, additional deaths, and various meals. There are also flashbacks to Aden's childhood and his relationship to his mother. Meanwhile, the police step up their efforts to find Aden.

French, with English subs (.srt)