A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local ... See full summary »
Richmond L. Aguilar
O.C. and Stiggs aren't your average unhappy teenagers. They not only despise their suburban surroundings, they plot against it. They seek revenge against the middle class Schwab family, who embody all they detest: middle class.
L.A. undercover cops disregard the law to bring down the most powerful drug mob in the U.S. Loosely based on Mexico's once most powerful drug cartel leader, this journey into the drug underworld cuts to the bone and through the heart.
Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez
A big-game hunter brings a killer leopard to his private island and turns it loose so he can hunt it down. However, unexpected visitors arrive at the island and interrupt his hunt. ... See full summary »
Archeology professor and his assistants discover a forgotten tomb under Rome. By the time they translate the warnings inscribed on the stones surrounding it and gather that ancient ... See full summary »
An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost... See full summary »
The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizare ... See full summary »
"Les Apprentis Sorciers" is a thriller in which the characters are Latin-American exiles living in Paris. It is also a comedy about artists who play at revolution rather than actually participate in one.
The first striking thing about this film is its cast : French actor Bruno Cremer, English villain Donald Pleasence, plus U.S. greats Joseph Cotten and Dennis Hopper, not to mention some Italian presence as well, in a French-produced venture. This should be sufficient reason to see a film that is as untypical as its variously talented cast. The French video cover puts the name of Donald Pleasence to the fore, though the actor appears only shortly. The film is rooted in a late seventies state of mind, and benefits from an apt direction. It's all plotting about in the higher spheres. There is suspense, the characters have some kind of mystery about them, and the atmosphere is that of a Kafka for the (not-so-)soon-to-be post-industrial age. Alfred Hitchcock meets Chris Marker meets William S. Burroughs. No bad references. Music by Claude Nougaro from Toulouse! Watch it when you get a minute or two.
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