The former recreation home for Soviet cinematographers in the South Caucasus is being reused to accommodate writers. But that does not seem to work very well either. At present, only Boris Martow, a talent from the promising times of the perestroika, is on the guest list.
A stage show hypnotist engaged to his heavily mascaraed female assistant Magda is murdered by his jealous partner who was Magda’s main squeeze until the hypnotist came along. A boxer with sticky fingers that moonlights as a flower deliverer is framed for the murder.
The brutal murder of a family in their Stockholm house launches a police investigation. The lack of clues prompts Detective Inspector Joona Linna to seek the help of a famous hypnotist, Erik Maria Bark. The idea is to have him interrogate the only survivor, a 15 year-old boy in a state of shock.
Hyrde Diama documents the first national cultural festival in Conkary. The film crew captures the parade of nearly 10,000 artists: ballet and dance groups, folk groups and theatrical performances, choirs and orchestras across the country participating in the festival.
Pierre Foret is funny and that is his tragedy. That is also his job, he warms up the audience on a TV set. Pierre Foret is funny but he would rather be good-looking. Or an actor. Or a singer. A matter of credibility. Pierre Foret cannot take it any more. He has not slept in six nights.
A man hangs around an outside a tennis court. On the hard-packed surface, four teenagers play together, then they begin playing with the man a cruel game, from desire and frustration. In the streets by the train station, the man follows at a distance one of the teenagers.
Jana Boková’s 1986 film is a portrait of an intimate group of residents who have taken refuge in a small Parisian hotel. Joseph, an aging actor who visits the hotel every year with his sister Sarah, is trying to stage Camus’ The Fall during a working vacation in the city.
Drawing from Ayi Kwei Armah’s novel, Two Thousand Seasons, Caldwell meditates on reciprocity and on the concept of “I and I” which postulates no division between people, whereas the splitting of “you” from “I” is an invention of the devil designed to brew trouble in the world.