вторник, 31 декабря 2013 г.

Ja szstlivaja (2010)

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Я счастливая / Ja szstlivaja / I'm happy

Director: Aleksandr Kananovich
Stars: Mariya Kulikova, Natalya Gromushkina, Petar Zekavica, Oleg Garbuz, Nikita Stepanov, Evgeniy Sharapov, Aleksandr Kashperov

Russia
In Russian

понедельник, 30 декабря 2013 г.

Maximum Overdrive (1986)


Director & Writer: Stephen King
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, John Short, Christopher Murney, Holter Graham

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

In English (second audio), with English subs
 

воскресенье, 29 декабря 2013 г.

Mit elf allein in China (1996)

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Mit elf allein in China - Davids Jahr im Kung-Fu-Kloster Shaolin

Film by Uli Franz & Stephan Köster

11 yo German boy David Schneider learns kung fu in Shaolin.

French narration, some words spoken in German and Chinese
 

суббота, 28 декабря 2013 г.

Mizu de kakareta monogatari (1965)


Mizu de kakareta monogatari / A Story Written with Water

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida
Stars: Mariko Okada, Ruriko Asaoka, Yasunori Irikawa, Isao Yamagata, Shin Kishida, Keiko Yumi, Kimiko Kayo

Shizuo Matsutani (Yasunori Irikawa) is a young man who has long had an unusually close and emotionally intimate relationship with his mother Shizuka (Mariko Okada). Shizuka divorced her husband when Shizuo was young, and she's grown into a beautiful, confident and free-spirited woman. However, the balance of the family falls into disarray when Shizuka takes on a new boyfriend - the father of a young woman Shizuo hopes to marry. Mizu De Kakareta Monogatari (aka A Story Written On Water) was the first of six independent "anti-melodramas" Yoshida would make with leading lady Mariko Okada, who was also his wife.

Japanese, with English subs (.srt)

четверг, 26 декабря 2013 г.

Le martien de Noël (1971)


Le martien de Noël / The Christmas Martian

Director: Bernard Gosselin
Stars: Marcel Sabourin, Catherine Leduc, François Gosselin, Guy L'Ecuyer, Roland Chenail, Paul Hébert, Louise Poulin-Roy

This is a French Canadian Christmas movie for children. The martian comes to this small town in Quebec and becomes friends with the town children. He gives them smarties to get the children into his spacecraft. This alarms the parents and they decide to kill the alien. The alien wins them over and they have a great big Christmas party.

English dubbing
 

среда, 25 декабря 2013 г.

воскресенье, 22 декабря 2013 г.

Le collier perdu de la colombe (1991)


Le Collier Perdu de la Colombe / Tawk al Hamama al Mafkoud / The Dove's Lost Necklace

Director & Writer: Nacer Khemir
Stars: Navin Chowdhry, Walid Arakji, Ninar Esber, Noureddine Kasbaoui, Jamil Joudi, Sonia Hochlaff, Chloé Rejon

This second feature in Nacer Khemir’s Desert Trilogy is a visually ravishing folktale reminiscent of The Thousand and One Nights. The story revolves around Hassan, who is studying Arabic calligraphy from a grand master. Coming across a fragment of manuscript, Hassan goes in search of the missing pieces, believing that once he finds them, he will learn the secrets of love. With the help of Zin, a lovers’ go-between, he meets the beautiful Aziz, Princess of Samarkand. After encountering wars, a battle between false prophets and an ancient curse, he learns that an entire lifetime would not suffice for him to learn the many dimensions of love.

Country: France | Italy | Tunisia
In Arabic, with English subs (.srt)

пятница, 20 декабря 2013 г.

Tirelire Combines & Cie (1992)


Tirelire Combines & Cie / The Clean Machine

Director: Jean Beaudry
Stars: Vincent Bolduc, Pierre-Luc Brillant, Delphine Piperni, Alexandra Laverdière, Mathieu Lachapelle, Maxime Collin, Pierre-Paul Daunais

Three children, Benoît, Charles and Marie, provide housekeeping services to creatively spend their time during the summer school vacations while making extra pocket money. Their small business becomes very successful in the neighborhood, but goes terribly wrong when jealousy, sabotage, fraud, and a failed love story begin.

In French, with English subs (.srt)

четверг, 19 декабря 2013 г.

The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)


Directors: Edward Nassour, Ismael Rodríguez
Stars: Guy Madison, Patricia Medina, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro, Pascual García Peña, Eduardo Noriega, Julio Villarreal, Lupe Carriles

An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle is being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

In English (second audio)
 

среда, 18 декабря 2013 г.

La cité rose (2012)


La cité rose / Asphalt Playground

Director: Julien Abraham
Stars: Azize Diabaté Abdoulaye, Diabate Idrissa, Ismaël Ouazzani, Zouher Rahim, Anaïs Begue, Ibrahim Koma, Juliette Lamboley

One evening in a suburban ghetto to Paris, young Aimé is shot in the stomach. Caught in the crossfire in a drug war, according to the media. But it is not entirely accidental that the 12-year-old boy, also known as Machine Gun, was at the wrong place at the wrong time...

In French, with English subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 17 декабря 2013 г.

The Battle of Algiers (1966)


La battaglia di Algeri / The Battle of Algiers

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Ugo Paletti, Fusia El Kader, Mohamed Ben Kassen

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it.
 
Country: Italy | Algeria
Language: French | Italian | English | Arabic
With English and other subs

понедельник, 16 декабря 2013 г.

Hue and Cry (1947)


Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Vida Hope, Heather Delaine, Douglas Barr, Stanley Escane

A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies.

Country: UK
Language: English
 

пятница, 13 декабря 2013 г.

Invitation to Hell (1984)


Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci, Joe Regalbuto, Kevin McCarthy, Patty McCormack, Bill Erwin, Soleil Moon Frye, Barret Oliver

A scientist and his family move to a new town. He meets the local celebrity the beautiful who runs the local health club to which everyone is a member and makes him suspicious. Intrigued he investigates further and uncovers a terrifying plot.

USA
In English (second audio)

Lord Jeff (1938)


Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn, Herbert Mundin, Terry Kilburn, Gale Sondergaard, Peter Lawford

Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops. During a a caper, Geoffrey is caught and is sentenced to a reformatory where young men are trained to be sailors. He is befriended by model in-mate Terry O'Mulvaney but soon starts to get them both in trouble.

USA
In English

четверг, 12 декабря 2013 г.

The Prince and the Pauper (1962)


Director: Don Chaffey
Stars: Sean Scully, Guy Williams, Laurence Naismith, Donald Houston, Niall MacGinnis, Jane Asher, Peter Butterworth

Walt Disney's adaptation of this well known Mark Twain's story. In London of 1537, two boys resembling each other meet accidentally and exchange "roles" for a short while. After many adventures, the prince regains his rightful identity and graciously makes his "twin" a ward of the court.

In English
 

среда, 11 декабря 2013 г.

Penrod and Sam (1931)


Director: William Beaudine
Stars: Leon Janney, Frank Coghlan Jr., Cameo the Dog, Margaret Marquis, Billy Lord, Michael Stuart, Zasu Pitts

The adventures of Penrod, his dog Duke and his best friend Sam.

In English
 

воскресенье, 8 декабря 2013 г.

Nachhilfe für Vati (1984)


Director: Karola Hattop
Stars: Martina Eitner-Acheampong, Dieter Montag, Sebastian Paasch, Falk Rockstroh, Bärbel Röhl, Katrin Saß, Jana Zeller

This made for TV children's film is a simple tale of two youngsters who want to reunite their estranged parents. Because of her work commitments, Mum has to leave the children with their absent father for an extended vacation and so he has to learn how to be a proper Dad to them. Meanwhile, the kids do their best to bring the family back together.

Country: East Germany
Language: German

The Good Humor Man (1950)


Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Jack Carson, Lola Albright, Jean Wallace, George Reeves, Peter Miles, Frank Ferguson, Pat Flaherty

An accident-prone ice-cream salesman is drawn into intrigue and murder when he encounters a mysterious woman and the crooks who're pursuing her.

In English
 

суббота, 7 декабря 2013 г.

The Boy and the Pirates (1960)


Director: Bert I. Gordon
Stars: Charles Herbert, Susan Gordon, Murvyn Vye, Paul Guilfoyle, Joe Turkel, Archie Duncan, Timothy Carey

Young boy is magically transported back in time to a pirate ship on the high seas.

In English, with English subs (.srt)
 

пятница, 6 декабря 2013 г.

Le vieil homme et l'enfant (1967)


Le vieil homme et l'enfant / The Old Man and the Boy / The Two of Us

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Michel Simon, Alain Cohen, Charles Denner, Luce Fabiole, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Jacqueline Rouillard

Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter and a anti-Semite, but he does not know about Claude's religion. The film is the story of their growing mutual affection.

In French, with English subs (.srt)

понедельник, 2 декабря 2013 г.

A Boy's Life (2011)


Director & Writer: Elias Benavidez
Stars: Christie Lynn Smith, Griffin Gluck

Through his father's military absence, a withdrawn and imaginative boy attempts to prove to his coping mother that the monster beneath his bed is real.

Short
In English

воскресенье, 1 декабря 2013 г.

Génial, mes parents divorcent! (1991)


Génial, mes parents divorcent! / Great, My Parents Are Divorcing!

 Director & Writer: Patrick Braoudé
Stars: Adrien Dirand, Volodia Serre, Gianni Giardinelli, Stanislas Forlani-Crevillén, Fabrice Mansanarez, Joachim Mazeau, Edouard Barazer, Patrick Bouchitey, Elsa Zylberstein

This French comedy-drama takes a look at divorce from the perspective of a group of children. All of their parents are splitting up and so they turn to each other for support and a sense of family.

In French