Bo-hyun escaped from North Korea to South Korea with leaving his family behind. He tries to get a new job instead of working in a small amusement hall, but it’s not as easy as to fit in to new circumstances. Detective Joe who takes care of him always says that he’ll find a new job for him.
Avant-garde provocateur and queer godfather, Jack Smith is Yvonne de Carlo, the antithesis of Maria Montez and false movie goddess in this rare document of Jack Smith in performance on film.
In her first 16mm film, an homage to Maya Deren, Hammer proudly extracts the key to her motorcycle from her mouth. As Meshes of the Afternoon was Deren’s key to her life as a filmmaker, I Was/I Am is Hammer’s proclamation as a filmmaker and an independent woman.
A story set in the middle of the 14th century about the King of Kampuchea (Cambodia), political relations with Amna and Khmer court intrigues which result in the death of his first wife who was from Amna and the loss of Cambodia.
By showing the reaction of the growing up girl towards the alcoholism of her father, the director is referring to more common and – maybe – more painful problem. That is the loneliness of the child, dealing with incomprehension in the family, in school.
A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis pleads with doctors to kill her. Her husband gives her a fatal overdose, and is put on trial, where arguments are put forth that prolonging life is sometimes contrary to nature, and that death is a right as well as a duty.
It is a documentary film about the life of the Italian-American jazz musician Anthony Joseph Sciacca, known to the public as Tony Scott, starting from his childhood and youth in the USA, until his death, following a long illness, in Rome in 2007.