A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold ... See full summary »
Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory.
In a town on the French Riviera, detective Yvonne is the young widow of police chief Santi, a local hero. When she realizes her husband was not exactly the model of virtue so idolized by ... See full summary »
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination. Life in their ... See full summary »
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confess his secret hobby.
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Odette (8) she likes to dance and draw. Why distrust of a friend of his parents who offers her to "play to chatouilles"? Once she become adult, Odette releases she was exploited, and plunges body and soul in her career as a dancer.
Capernaun ("Chaos") tells the story of Zain (Zain al Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. The film follows Zain as he journeys from gutsy, streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old "adult" fleeing his negligent parents, surviving through his wits on the streets, taking care of Ethiopian refugee Rahil and her baby son Yonas, being jailed for a violent crime, and finally, seeking justice in a courtroom.
WTF is poverty porn? Was Oliver Twist poverty porn?
A moving epic film with a cute precocious kid? Check!
A film designed to make me cry?- Check!
Parents as the protagonists? Check!
A film that entertained me and moved me? Yes?
That's all I ask of this film. Why all the 1/10 reviews from do gooder film reviewers- "I work in Syria, blah blah blah" well a film about your life probably isn't entertaining.
Stop questioning the political and economic motives and enjoy an entertaining and engrossing film with a fabulous cast- isnt that why we go to the theatre?
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