Some outstanding women of Iranian cinema in every field (director, actress, scriptwriter, editor, photographer, etc) express their career, their fight, as well as their points of view toward the cultural, social, political and cinematic histories of their country.
The film denounces the popular practice of witchcraft. Some impostors are able to deceive the villagers into believing that their Sheikh had murdered one of his disciples after discovering he had an affair with his wife. The Sheikh is driven from the village.
Petek is very versatile and is experimenting with all possible formats, the Zagreb film school of animation-influenced parts, the quasi SF childish games, the color splashes, the psychedelic timbres, the pop art/ collage experiments and a swirl of other 60s gestures.
Director Treva Wurmfeld captures an indelible portrait of the complex relationship between playwright/actor Sam Shepard and his close friend Johnny Dark as they prepare forty years of their correspondence for publication, stirring up old memories both good and bad.
Jakub lets himself be arrested and put in jail instead of the “sheriff” of their gang. He hopes the “sheriff” will appreciate his gesture. This belief gives him the strength to stand the unbearable conditions in the reform institution.
The earliest known film to feature Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective character Sherlock Holmes, albeit in a form unlike that of later screen incarnations. The inclusion of the character also makes it the first recorded detective film. -WIkipedia
In a small room in a hotel in Central Asia, young Alex tries to get his memory back and to confront the chaos that troubles the country. A chief of the French Secret Service and a neurologist keep him company. Little by little, snatches of the past rise to the surface.
An isolated orphanage, called the ‘House of Angels’. The director religiously brainwashes the children into believing that eating is a shameful thing. Among the children, Shin Sung-il is the most exemplary who tries hardest to follow the doctrine, but is also the most chubby.