It is just another evening commute until the rain starts to fall, and the city comes alive to the sound of dripping rain pipes, whistling awnings and gurgling gutters.
Satsuki Takashima's father Rokuro Shinonome has been missing for twenty five years. She obtains information and a lead and travels to a village to find the missing man. She finds her father and finds out he has a new family now.
Workers, peasants, soldiers, students and merchants were five groups of Chinese society in the 1950s, after the so-called elimination of the exploited class. Borrowing this concept, the umbrella is taken as the clue to rediscover changes in various social classes after the economic reform, and to analyze the social problems in China. Workers making umbrellas, merchants selling umbrellas, students looking for jobs in the rain. Umbrella is used as a metaphor that can be seen everywhere. As the raindrop, what we see is sometimes clear, sometimes untraceable.
In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.
A railway controller and his sweetheart live in peace next to the railway tracks. Out of nowhere, an umbrella flies into their life.
In BEATOCELLO's UMBRELLA, award-winning director Georges Gachot tells the story of Beat Richner&emdash;pediatric M.D. author, illustrator and concert cellist; from his coming-of-age in Switzerland, to his street performances as a young medical student in the persona of the clown Beatocello; to his founding of five children's hospitals in today's Cambodia. Revered as a national hero, Richner's Herculean efforts have saved the lives of millions of Cambodia's children over the past 20 years, some who have grown up to serve as doctors in his state-of- the-art pediatric hospitals. Now at 64 , Richner continues to practice medicine and travel the world concertizing and singing about his protective red umbrella, which has come to symbolize the health and hope he brought to a grateful nation. Unlike many of his contemporaries who held utopian world views, Beat Richner is one of the few who worked to made his vision a reality.
Yung Fang and Fung Yong are brothers in competition. One is married to Siu Gwan, who wooed him away from the vicious Sherry, who goads Yung Fung about being useless. Yung Fung is executed, but is reincarnated a thousand years later, where revenge is played out...
One night... Three people... Finding their way home. Reza, a taxi driver, would rather stay at home in this late night. But he is out on the streets looking for a fare, where he picks up a beautiful and mysterious passenger.
A magic umbrella saves a girl from a mysterious attacker.
Two thieves are released from prison; one of them has an umbrella with jewels hidden in its handle.
A man uses an imaginary umbrella to protect himself against against life; until he is convinced to use a real umbrella.
On the 48th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Errol Morris explores the story behind the one man seen standing under an open black umbrella at the site.
Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains various tourists, and while doing so with some tourists from Japan, trades in her bear-tooth amulet with a blue umbrella...
Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had an appointment. Deluded Lecomte signs contract with them. He is supposed to kill gun dealer Otto Krampe at his birthday party in Saint-Tropez by piercing him with a cap of the umbrella with a built-in syringe with potassium cyanide. Lecomte is not aware that it has to be a real murder.
When the Weatherman puts on his boots it gets frosty, when he puts on his scarf it gets windy, and when he puts on his hat it gets warm. The problem is, the Weatherman's lost his umbrella. Without an umbrella, there will be no more rain.
Seven New York City based sex workers prepare to share their stories for one performance, live and on stage at Joe's Pub.
Directed by Kichiro Tsuji.
Based on a short piece of writing about a true and actual event, this short film was created by Josiah Scheidel, adapted from his own work. The film features a teen-aged boy who, upon spotting an abandoned umbrella sitting in the street, wonders at whether to ignore it and continue on his way or take it home.
When Iron Umbrella was a child, he woke one night to find his parents murdered by a sinister man with a long sword scar across his forehead. Ironman comes upon the boy and decides to raise him as his own. Iron Umbrella grows to become a man, and sets off to avenge his parents' death.
One evening, a traveler knocked upon the door of three brothers. Asking for a place to stay, as he has nowhere else to go, he offers them his magic talisman for payment in exchange for room and board. What the brothers learn is that the talisman is capable of granting three wishes. But be careful what you wish for.
Under the Umbrella Tree is a Canadian children's television series created by Noreen Young that originally aired on CBC from 1986–1993. The show was produced by CBC and Noreen Young Productions, and also later by The Disney Channel. The series centers around a diverse set of main characters who share a house on Spring Street in a suburb of Ottawa, Ontario. The characters include Holly, Iggy, Jacob, and Gloria. The show's title is derived from the fact that the characters live together in a home featuring a prominent indoor umbrella tree. When production of the show ended in 1993, syndication continued on The Disney Channel until 1996, and on YTV and Canal Famille until 1997. Twenty-seven episodes of the show were released to DVD by Cinerio Entertainment in partnership with Noreen Young in 2006, following a long wait for expiration of ownership rights.
A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
The Umbrella was a Canadian arts talk show television series which aired on CBC Television in 1966.