Herr Hoffman parks his late-model car in a lot across from his corner office on the top floor. Each day, he puts a coin in the cup of a beggar who stands in front of the building. One day, ... See full summary »
A single middle aged lady working as receptionist and cleaner in a public lavatory for men spends her time between chores reading "Happy Woman" and daydreaming about a loving partner. When ... See full summary »
A rooster has his last biscuit for breakfast and goes grocery shopping. A pig prepares her breakfast (potato peelings, with the potatoes thrown in the trash) and discovers she needs more ... See full summary »
A miserly man eats the pits of some cherries he can't stand throwing out. A tree starts growing from the top of his head. He cuts it off; it grows back. After a while, he gives up and lets ... See full summary »
A plump and exuberant monk goes fishing, and a playful fish eludes him. First the monk uses a rod and reel, then a net; over and over, he ends up fish-less and wet. Sleepless, he tries ... See full summary »
As a child every year in school we were shown The Selfish Giant and The Happy Prince at Christmas time. I loved both of them and looked forward to the annual viewing. Well as time goes by you stop watching such wonderful films in school but these two movies stuck with me in my memory. Unfortunately I could never remember the titles of the films in order to look for them. I asked a lot of people if they knew the films but no one recognized them from my descriptions. What a shame that more people haven't seen these two hidden gems. Other people have already described the stories on their respective pages so let me just say to parents everywhere, if you can find these movies, buy them and watch them with your children these films have the ability to create a special bond between everyone. The films do have religious undertones but I am not a religious person and enjoy them immensely, even more so for their messages. Do yourself a favour and hunt them down.
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