The "Alison Group" has bought four beer breweries in difficulties. The young but rising top manager Frank Macklin is sent to reorganize one of them - the one which happens to be the main ... See full summary »
In the small western town Vinegarroon the conflict between cattle and sheep breeders escalates. When a stranger appears in the town, the ranchers suspect he's a gun man, hired by the sheep ... See full summary »
An American returns to his native Dutch village in the nineteen thirties and causes a sensation there. When his pregnant daughter starts an affair with the son of the local cheese-factory ... See full summary »
Nikolai van der Heyde
Sandy van der Linden,
A group of British aristocrats, who call themselves "Knights of Avalon", isn't content with the system of justice and executes judgment themselves. Instead of just killing the people they ... See full summary »
Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She... See full summary »
Collin Wilcox Paxton,
During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly ... See full summary »
In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century.... See full summary »
Andrew V. McLaglen
Based on the book The Perfect Round, by Henry Morton Robinson. See more »
This may or may not be an error, but his beret is brown at the start of the film and becomes green before he loses it. But maybe he had two. It also is worn in a style that is most definitely not U.S. military. But maybe that's intentional. Paratroopers in the service (he's supposed to be former 101st Airborne) wore maroon berets, not brown or green. Special Forces wore green ones. But again, maybe that's all intentional. See more »
"Americana" is one laid back film. David Carradine wanders into a small Kansas town, evoking curiosity among the locals, as to why his obsession with repairing an old carousel. That's it, and if that sounds like not much of a plot, you are correct. With non actors playing the folksy inhabitants, Barbara Hershey in a rather meaningless role, and Carradine sleepwalking, the movie totally lacks momentum. One curious aspect is a nice assortment of dogs that appear throughout. You can try and imagine meaning in every scene, but my take is that this is simply a very understated film, that demands extreme patience to finish. Not really boring, but far from exciting. - MERK
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