Adaptations of two early plays, The Room and The Dumb Waiter, by Noble Prize-winning, English playwright Harold Pinter. The first revolves around paranoiac woman trapped in her apartment. The other is about two small-time crooks waiting.
The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983. He is estranged to his former life because of his last few ... See full summary »
Fernando E. Solanas
Miguel Ángel Solá,
The 1920s: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and... See full summary »
Stefan finds that he can no longer tolerate the arrangement of his cheating wife ... he, the husband, gets her during the week and her lover gets her on the weekends. At the same time the ... See full summary »
An eclectic group of actors struggle to save their theater from being demolished and replaced with a shopping mall. Max, the leader of the troupe, is a workaholic director who abandoned his... See full summary »
Fernando E. Solanas
MANIKA shows: - reincarnation needs no proof. A proof needs some teacher-pupil knowledge context in the matter. This french film places reincarnation as a fact to be experienced. It is like electricity, climate, etc. It is not a question of belief nor faith. It is like to see a sample of sugar and decide: - is it salt or sugar? Just taste it! So, no need to claim: "I want to believe!", an old flying disc jargon. MANIKA presents the fact as it happens, i.e., as a sample of various scenarios of multi-body experience (all of us is a part of one, make no mistake!). We seem to be strongly conditioned into the binary outmatching condition about the body we use: - we were zero before birth, we are one during life, we will be zero after body death, even when we see the sky at night! It is part of the game we play, knowing or not. Even after Copernicus, we seem to see the sun running around us. Almost everything surrounding us flash the contrary, is circle-like. Why not the body we drive? Get the experience, see MANIKA. Another film that help us to approach the truth MANIKA shows is "Beyond And Back",1978. But please, buddy, let me drink my beer in peace!
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