In the 17th century, a Jesuit missionary nicknamed Black Robe by the natives and his small party of companions try reaching the Huron tribe in Canada all while facing mistrust, Iroquois warring parties and harsh winter conditions.
Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ... See full summary »
Husband and wife Gorô and Chiyo, and their only offspring, an infant son named Tarô, go through the ups and downs of family life living in a cramped modern apartment building in suburban ... See full summary »
A car and lorry collide, the woman in the back seat is probably dead, the driver is severely hurt. In flashbacks we see what led to the tragedy. He is David, a writer living in France, ... See full summary »
Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather nosy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. 2 days later, she awakens - in a different house, ... See full summary »
In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity, an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives, nor the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is always scheming, trying to get ahead, which lands him in a lot of hot water.Written by
John Oswalt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The movie is set in West Africa in 1923. Blurbs on some DVDs for this film state: "Africa 1923: A clash of cultures between British imperialists and a black man too smart for his own good." See more »
Perhaps you could clean your teeth tonight having taken the pipe out of your mouth - that would be a change.
I'm sorry, Celia.
Sorry about what?
I'm sorry about all of this.
Are you? You don't do anything about it.
Do? Well, what can I do? I'm in bloody West Africa. In the bloody bush. This isn't Mayfair, you know!
You don't have to tell me that. What about that horrible peanut soup? Peanut soup! Any idiot can make vegetable soup - even in bloody West Africa.
Why don't you tell Jamesu what you ...
[...] See more »
Dedicated to Chief Hubert A. Ogunde (1915 - 1990) See more »