WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under... See full summary »
Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee helps an Israeli fighter pilot escape from PLO captivity because he wants to visit his ancestral family home. En route through war-torn Lebanon their relationship develops into a close bond.
Abdallah El Akal,
Melvin, a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realises that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfil his potential as a crime fighter.
Luis Da Silva Jr.
Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new ... See full summary »
After the death of his girlfriend Tracy, the American Luke travels to Morocco with his British friend Adam to spend vacation and recover his loss. While in Medina, Luke meets the gorgeous Moroccan nurse Zahra and he offers to walk her home. However, she is offended by a group of men due to her Western companion and Luke defends her. Zahra offers to be his tourist guide and suggest him to travel to Atlas Mountain to the see the sunset and spend the night in a hotel. Adam decides to meet the couple in the next morning to let Luke alone with Zahra. However, the hotel manager does not accept their check-in and a local lodges the couple in a cabin of his own. During the night, Luke goes to the bathroom and finds a mace of tunnels linking the cabins in the mountain. Zahra meets him in the tunnel and he discovers a dark secret about the place.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Unusual and atmospheric but not a great deal happens
This isn't really the 'horror' film the TV Guides promise but it's a half decent thriller with some moments of suspense. If you plan on watching it for blood'n'guts you'll be disappointed.
It's filmed in Morocco, well acted and does a decent job of capturing the atmosphere; it has the creepy feel from the start of the original Omen.
By halfway you'll forgive the slow pace because the film feels like it's revving up to some serious scares. Although there are a few tense moments, it never quite gets there and you're left feeling a bit shortchanged.
Judged against most of the trash filling satellite schedules 'The Passage' is a worth watching (6+ stars if you have visited Morocco) but I wouldn't recommend it on rental.
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