Gustav finds it challenging running the family's funeral home in a little town where no one dies. One day a mysterious man occurs.
Based on author's childhood memories of the devastating 1988 Spitak earthquake. The father and his two young kids are left without a home and above all, the disaster had claimed the life of their beloved mother and wife. After painful quest to find her body and give her a proper burial, by the new year's eve the family is settled in a makeshift home near the wreckage of their home. While his daughter and son are still playing and merging the disaster into their games, the father for the sake of his children struggles to find strength and heart to live on.
A burdened man feels the wrath of a vengeful God after he and his wife are visited by a mysterious stranger.
The bleak outskirts of San Francisco act as the backdrop for this view into a jaded generation. Floating through their mid-twenties, four strangers interweave on one fateful day none of them are prepared for.
It is well known that San Francisco is a city shrouded in fog. In this short documentary, a local Theoretical Meteorologist uncovers the surprising hidden truth behind San Francisco's notorious, world-famous fog. Or does he?
In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they're left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.
This is the first 16mm Cantonese film in full colour, shot on 1940s state-of-the-art Technicolor film stock. Opera star Man-ha (Leung Bik-yuk) enjoys tremendous popularity during her performances in San Francisco, but drowns herself in the vices and temptations of the big city. Increasingly, she fails to show up for performances, almost causing the theatre to go bankrupt. When she sees her lover for the scoundrel that he is, she also sees the errors of her own ways and saves the theatre, restoring it to glory. Joseph Sunn Jue established the Grandview Film Company in Hong Kong during the 1930s and continued making films in the USA during wartime by collaborating with Chinese opera performers in exile there. Wong Hok-sing, an opera actor himself, directed, wrote and starred in this film. He staged a spectacular play-within-a-play at the end, not only to promote the art of Cantonese opera but also to boost solidarity among overseas Chinese through difficult times.
Pandavas, after completing the 12 years of exile in the forest along with their wife Draupadi, choosing their disguised avatars for the remaining 1 year of incognito life until the Vijaya Dasami festival. If caught, they will have to repeat another exile of 13 years if anyone spotted their real identities.
A disillusioned priest must deal with the disappearance of one of his pinned insects: a Prosopocoilus savagei.
Who invented time, who invented the clock? Why 1 hour, why 60 minutes, why 60 seconds? Since prehistoric times, man has sought to measure time, to organize social and religious life, to plan food supply... Today we can surf the Internet, geolocate, pay by credit card… All our daily lives depend on time and the synchronization of clocks. The history of the invention of time and of the ways and instruments to measure it is a long story…
Don Zeno - L'uomo di Nomadelfia
Ava Moriarty, Art History PhD dropout-turned-dominatrix, wants OUT. But there's no safeword for golden handcuffs. When her mobster ex gives her 30 days to repay a massive loan, she's forced to agree to one last job--seducing and extorting "Father Dracula," a small town Episcopal priest. But Father Radovan Markovic brought his own secrets from Serbia, and moonlights as an MMA fighter while unwittingly hiding the world's greatest lost painting. Not to mention he's the one hot guy avoiding Ava like loose glitter. Certain he's embezzling a priceless art collection, will she win his heart only to destroy his life, or doom herself to a custom pair of concrete stilettos?
After losing his entire wealth to a courtesan, Kovalan returns to his wife, Kannagi. She offers him her last piece of jewellery to help him but he is falsely accused of theft and beheaded by the king.
Late one night, Kate finishes her shift at a diner when she becomes victim to a regular customer in a violent attack. A sudden earthquake destroys the diner, trapping and forcing her to confront her attacker.
Feeling unhappy in his current home, a squirrel seeks an opportunity to break free and find the place he truly belongs.
After Gonta is left behind reluctantly by its family in Namie, Fukushima during the evacuation due to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disaster, Gonta's family rallies a rescue team to save all the pets left behind.
Souj and his gluttonous sidekick Chickeny face off with the nefarious Blacchan and embark on an epic journey to rescue village sweetheart Sweaty and decide who will become the ultimate bad boy.
Famed director Zhu Shilin tries his hand at a horror film! The beginning of The Living Corpse immediately sets the tone with a folk duet clearly inspired by the popular 1956 musical Songs of the Peach Blossom River. The duet, in addition to Zhu's frequent use of long, empty shots and crisp editing, gives this horror film a traditional poetic charm and a strong folk flavor. Mise-en-scene and sound effects create a terrifying atmosphere, and successfully communicate the ghostliness of a world without ghosts.