Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
A pair of beautiful twins gets involved in a murder case with a psychotic killer.
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
When her steamy Ph.D. thesis becomes a best-selling movie property, Julie Todd discovers that Hollywood wants more than just her book. She herself is a “hot property,” sought by both the director of the film and the arrogant young rock musician who’s playing the lead role. But while Julie speeds through life in the fast lane, her marriage may be running into a dead end.
The main character, Helmi, is born into the house of Baron von Strandmann in Old-Town Tallinn, in 1908. The only thing that she knows for sure about her past is that her mother was an Estonian servant girl. Everything else is a discovery during a life that runs the course of a century - a life that has quite a lot of surprises in store for Helmi. In this house she finds happiness and suffering, passion and disappointment. She grows up alongside young Erik and waits for her big love to blossom. But one floor down lives projectionist Julius - a man who is far from indifferent when it comes to Helmi. All of the biggest historical events of the century leave their mark on the house. Its hardwood floors have born soldiers' gruff boots and gentleman's shiny oxfords. Its walls have held the fates of people from far and near, foreigners and locals. Helmi's home becomes a German salon, a revolution museum, and a working class commune. And as freedom comes, real estate crooks start sniffing ...
A cross-cut of nearly 100 years of American movies. We see the most precious film sequences that we all remember: From "Citizen Kane" to "Star Wars", from "Some like it hot" to "E.T.". The incredible short cuts of roughly a second each push the audience into a kind of trance and take them on a journey into their individual memories of great films of the 20th century.
In „Fuck Off 2“, Donner waxes sarcastic about the scourges in Finnish society by interviewing regular people. The film takes a theme of different living possibilities. Some people find happiness, others succumb to depression. Many still dream of a better life somewhere else. Donner himself undergoes cardiac surgery.
"An emotional condemnation of the U.S.’s role in the war in North Vietnam, composed of photographs by Thomas Billhardt, this film depicts the dire living conditions and the suffering of children in the populations of destroyed villages." - Film Society of Lincoln Center
"...The tale of a psychopathic photographer that owns a studio in Los Angeles. In the opening, we see him slaughter an unfortunate undercover police officer, before bizarrely committing suicide in front of his camera. He had been wanted for sometime by Police, in connection with a spate of vicious mutilations across the city. After he takes his own life, detectives find piles of evidence littering his grimy apartment that relates to his path of murder." - Luisito Joaquín González
Shannon Whirry stars as Carrie and Terrie, a pair of twins who were separated in youth when their father murdered their mother and was in turn killed by his own bad twin daughter. Now the sweet-natured "good" sister has grown up to marry an abusive louse. Trapped in a sexless relationship, she seeks solace with a therapist (Kristine Kelly), but her problems are about to be compounded when her wicked sister arrives in town, intent on avenging herself on her double for past wrongs. Even the help of a private detective on her side may not be enough when her sister becomes allied with her own husband.
Toshiko, a high school student, receives a text message and picture from her brother, whom she has not seen in years. The image foretells the death of a woman a day later. This is only the first of many haunting images that appear throughout the film.
A young teacher, Emily Bennett, sets out to clear her name after digitally fabricated pornographic photos of her are sent to her students. She soon discovers that this incident is linked to the kidnapping of another young woman and that she is now the kidnapper's next target. Written by Anonymous (IMDb.com)
Movie from 1929 directed by popular Belgian documentarist Henri Storck.
In hopes of unraveling the causes and cure for various forms of insanity, a psychiatrist in Brazil created something called the Museum of Pictures from the Unconscious in 1952. In it were gathered paintings and drawings by mental patients from all over Brazil. Many of the works in the museum are paired with the case-histories of the patients who created them in this fascinating documentary
Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
New historical documentary on the largely unknown period of South African B-movies, and the later cinematic identity of the nation that was established under the apartheid regime.
Farocki’s intriguing and troubling film explores the processes of visual perception and how they affect our understanding of history and society. In a work reminiscent of the writings of Paul Virilio and Michel Foucault, Farocki examines a range of phenomena including aerial reconnaissance photos of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
A film composed of images from prisons. Quotes from fiction films and documentaries as well as footage from surveillance cameras. A look at the new control technologies, at personal identification devices, electronic ankle bracelets, electronic tracking devices.
Russia has a surfeit of overqualified graduates. Nastya Sokolova is one of them. Her career, if you can call it that, gave her a plethora of unexpected work experiences: from desk slave in banking to head bookkeeper of an illegal brothel. The film’s eight tableaus detail the various workplaces, colleagues and situations. To finish it off: deadpan commentary.
Images of Canada was a Canadian documentary television miniseries which aired on CBC Television occasionally from 1972 to 1976.