Life Is Beautiful
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
“ You are such a good boy. You sleep now. Dream sweet dreams. Maybe we are both dreaming. Maybe this is all a dream, and in the morning, Mommy will wake us up with milk and cookies. Then, after we eat, I will make love to her two or three times. If I can.
This is my story. This is the sacrifice my father made. This was his gift to me. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Woman's Tale
Uplifting and intimate look at the last days of an elderly cancer victim. The film is even more relevant... (93 mins.)
“ Arrêtez de parler toute seule, Martha,
je m'y perds un peu.
Si je veux avoir une vraie conversation,
chérie, que puis-je faire d'autre ? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion. (96 mins.)
We Have a Pope
A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist. (102 mins.)
Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job. (95 mins.)
“ I'm here because I'm fired,
not so that you can drink. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Beyond the Hills
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany. (150 mins.)
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt "The Orchid Thief" by Susan Orlean
for the screen. (114 mins.)
“ I can't structure this. It's that
sprawling New Yorker *beep*
Do I have an original thought
in my head? My bald head? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
An imaginary woman recollects the painful experience of adultery to a storyteller. (155 mins.)
“ As a child, did you hold a shell
to your ear and hear?
I only hear ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Margaret MacNiel, a girl living in a Cape Breton coal mining town, finds her life changing when she meets Neil Currie, a cheerful bagpipe-playing dishwasher. Unfortunately, neither of them are able to escape the industry around them. (114 mins.)
“ You took your grandfather's lungs?
Then you took your husband's lungs? Why?
Because I wanted to show what a good set of lungs looked like. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
In the Mood for Love
Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs. (98 mins.)
“ Why did you call me at the office today?
I had nothing to do. I wanted to hear your voice.
It's me. If there's an extra ticket... would you go with me?
I thought I was the only one who knew.
What a pain! I'd just go to get laid.
Not everyone's like you. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
“ Sang-gu? You waited long, right? The fool's soul will die now.When I die before his eyes,he'll be in dire pain over losing his family. He'll go crazy
But...Why am I so sad? Sang-gu! I'm sorry.I didn't intend to feel this.But I feel sorry for him.
Poor Kang-do! ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin. (155 mins.)
“ Cancer on your balls? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
“ In my family, we say a man
who knows his proverbs can't be all bad.
How many couples
are having an orgasm now?
Fifteen. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Ovidiu, a high-school teacher looking for an extra buck, finds an unexpected way to earn easy money. (110 mins.)
“ Life is complex and full of surprises.
The boy trashed a brand new car.
If he plays hide and seek,
we'll find him even in Vladivostok. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Year of the Quiet Sun
Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually... (106 mins.)
“ If Christ died on the cross,
it was his choice. He didn't have to.
So why can't we die
when we want to? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Dancer in the Dark
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film. (140 mins.)
“ Clatter, crash, clack, racket, bang, thump rattle, clang, crack, thud, whack, bam! It's music, now dance! and I don't understand. In musicals, why do they start to sing and dance all of a sudden? I mean, I don't suddenly start... to sing and dance. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Au Revoir Les Enfants
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret. (104 mins.)
“ Julien wants to become a monkey ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum. (160 mins.)
“ My hairdresser said that everything this year's going to be Turkish. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Tale of Winter
Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact... (114 mins.)
“ Does magic bring the statue to life,
or hadn't she ever died? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Sunday in the Country
In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague... (90 mins.)
“ Don't tell me a road's become
10 minutes longer in 10 years. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Christmas Story
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
“ They looked at me as if
I had lobsters crawling out of my ears. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A Prairie Home Companion
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court. (105 mins.)
“ I would just like there to be
a spot for Lola on the show later. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. (83 mins.)
The Best of Youth
An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s. (383 mins.)
“ It took only a few words
to convince me ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives. (173 mins.)
“ Where is that pregnant bitch? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (117 mins.)
“ Have you ever retired a human by mistake? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
“ Your Majesty, my task is completed now. My decision will cause the deaths of many and Your Majesty will live on. A dead man begs you to remember; a warrior's ultimate act is to lay down his sword.
Since you wish to die, I will assist you. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
“ Tell Calamity Jane to straighten out
or all hell'll break loose. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The Shawshank Redemption
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (142 mins.)
“ You know the funny thing is, on the outside I was an honest man, straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.
Thirty years. Jesus, when you say it like that.. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
“ I knew a man once who said, "Death smiles at us all. All a man can do is smile back."
How dare you show your back to me! Slave, you will remove your helmet and tell me your name.
My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
“ You know, if your father were alive, and saw you here sitting with me, let's say he would have a word with me about this. In fact, he'd kill seven guys just to cut my throat, and he could do it. That's maybe something you don't know about William Costigan, Sr. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Crimes and Misdemeanors
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman. (104 mins.)
“ I remember my father telling me, "The eyes of God are on us always." The eyes of God. What a phrase to a young boy. What were God's eyes like? Unimaginably penetrating, intense eyes, I assumed. And I wonder if it was just a coincidence I made my specialty ophthalmology. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
All About My Mother
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
“ I'm going to fix your hair
and make you up a bit.
I like to see you look nice. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. (121 mins.)
“ What a death! What a chance! What a surprise! My will has chosen life! Still it has had me spooked and many others besides!
What happened? Tell me. Tell me! Where is she? Shh. Quiet down! Quiet down. Where is she? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention. (77 mins.)
Léon: The Professional
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
“ No women, no kids, that's the rules.
I like these quiet little moments before the storm. It reminds me of Beethoven. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ Never show anyone. They'll beg you and they'll flatter you for the secret, but as soon as you give it up... you'll be nothing to them.
You always were the better magician. We both know that. Whatever your secret was, you have to agree, mine is better.
I don't need him to be my brother, I need him to be *me*! ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The Elephant Man
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
“ He is being called
the Elephant Man... ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection. (134 mins.)
“ Then just you alone
all by yourself? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The English Patient
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. (162 mins.)
“ I'm not in love with him. I'm in love with ghosts. So is he, he's in love with ghosts.
I must be a curse. Anybody who loves me, anybody who gets close to me... or I must be cursed. Which is it?
K is for Katharine. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
“ Revenge is good for your health, but pain will find you again.
If they had told me it was going to be fifteen years, would it have been easier to endure?
Can 10 years' worth of imaginary training... be put to use?
Can the imaginary training of fifteen years be put to use?
Me? I'm a sort of scholar. And my major is you. A scholar studying Dae-su Oh; an expert on Dae-su Oh.
Remember this: "Be it a rock or a grain of sand, in water they sink as the same."
I'm going to kill every woman you love until you die. You're notorious for not protecting your women.
You really are the very monster I created, aren't you? But you won't find out the "why" of this if you kill me. Fifteen years of being curious would go to waste.
You want to torture me, but I can simply kill myself first. Do you want revenge, or do you want the truth?
Erasing my memory and telling me to find the truth was cowardly. I won. So die like you promised.
Farewell, Oh Dae Su.
If you stand aimlessly at a phone booth on a rainy day, and meet a man whose face is covered by a violet umbrella, I'd suggest that you get close to the TV. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. (97 mins.)
“ Why don't you rummage through your *beep* genetic code?
Take the underpass. It's safer. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
I Stand Alone
A horse meat butcher's life and mind begins to breakdown as he lashes out against various factions of society while attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter. (93 mins.)
“ That's Morality for you. You know why I carry this around? Huh? Because the guy in blue who shows off his Morality, dig? He's got the upper hand, dig? He and his *beep* Justice. But I... But I... Here's my Justice. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
The Sweet Hereafter
A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems. (112 mins.)
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots". (170 mins.)
No Country for Old Men
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
“ Never seen an actor like Tom Hanks... still waiting.... ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
“ Don't know why these people always hating this Masterpiece... ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. (90 mins.)
The Sea Inside
The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. (125 mins.)
Enter the Void
A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Children of Heaven
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair. (89 mins.)
City of God
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
“ From 3000 prisoners during the shah,
we now have 300000 with you. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. (155 mins.)
24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot. (98 mins.)
The Age of Innocence
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin. (139 mins.)
Roger uses his son Igor to ruthlessly traffic and exploit illegal aliens. When one of the aliens is killed, Igor is guilt-ridden and wants to care for the dead man's family against his father's orders. (90 mins.)
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Mr. Lazarescu, a 63 year old lonely man feels sick and calls the ambulance. When it arrives, the paramedic... (153 mins.)
“ Hold your tongue,
my man is the "milkman".
Looks like a colon tumor,
but maybe I'm wrong. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
In a Better World
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait. (119 mins.)
This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. (148 mins.)
“ Did you know that when an owl dies,
it spits out a fur ball? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
“ Whаt іѕ аn осеаn, but а multіtudе оf drорѕ?
Fіnd mе bеnеаth thе Соrѕісаn
ѕtаrѕ whеrе wе fіrѕt kіѕѕеd.
Do yоu mеаn yоu аrе ѕtіll іn lоvе wіth hіm?
Ι mеаn thаt Ι wіll аlwаyѕ bе.
Οur lіvеѕ аrе nоt оur оwn.
Frоm wоmb tо tоmb,
wе'rе bоund tо оthеrѕ.
Νо mаttеr іf wе'rе bоrn іn а tаnk
оr а wоmb, wе аrе аll Ρurеblооd.
Ι knоw, Ѕіхѕmіth, yоu grоаn аnd
ѕhаkе yоur hеаd, but yоu ѕmіlе tоо,
whісh іѕ why Ι lоvе yоu. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents. (102 mins.)
Surya (Rajnikanth) is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather (Mamooty)... (157 mins.)
The Story of Qiu Ju
A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice... (100 mins.)
Farewell My Concubine
The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years. (171 mins.)
“ Why should his humble
concubine value her life ” - Yogesh Prabhu
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera. (551 mins.)
Devils on the Doorstep
During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town... (139 mins.)
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
“ This is what happens when someone is discovered immediately after death in a cold car. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
“ It is the most visually fantastic and brilliantly handled film I've ever seen. A true masterpiece.. we need to praise the director for this thought and his delivery to us... Besides? ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother. (146 mins.)
La belle noiseuse
The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored. (238 mins.)
A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch. (117 mins.)
The upper-class owner of a gallery, Catherine Lelievre, hires the efficient and quiet maid Sophie to... (112 mins.)
Ichi the Killer
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Alejandro, a resourceful street orphan on the verge of adolescence, lives and works in an auto-body repair shop in a sprawling junkyard on the outskirts of Queens, New York. In this chaotic world of adults, Alejandro struggles to make a better life for himself and his sixteen-year-old sister. (84 mins.)
An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
The Color Purple
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years. (154 mins.)
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Come and See
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II. (136 mins.)
The Dark Knight
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ Beyond the CGI.. This movie has something in it. Many people not aware of that. For me It is a real masterpiece work. And I pay homage to Ledger for giving his life to sculpt the Character Joker.. He always lives in our heart....Let's put a smile on that face. ” - Yogesh Prabhu
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death. (106 mins.)
Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments. (572 mins.)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Francis, whose daughter was murdered a few years ago, is always watching Christina dance in the night club Exotica. One night he is dared to touch the girl and ends up being thrown out. He then sends in Thomas to try and find explanations. (103 mins.)
Fanny and Alexander
Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls. (188 mins.)
A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. (101 mins.)
House of Games
A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (102 mins.)
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman. (140 mins.)
A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Rudran (Arya) in Kasi. Fourteen years later, repenting his act he goes with his daughter in search of him... (165 mins.)
Leaving Las Vegas
Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera. (111 mins.)