With their colourful, glittering skirts they are like flowers on the tarmac. And of course, they are stronger than all the men in the world. They are Cholitas and they are wrestlers.
Aicha, Radia and their mother live removed from the world, hiding in the underground servant’s quarters of a deserted mansion. The precarious balance of their daily life is shaken when a young couple move into the main house, and the three women decide to keep their presence hidden.
A young Italian pilot is interned in a British prison camp after his plane is shot down during the war against Greece. He falls in love with a doctor’s daughter and manages to escape during a bombardment. He reaches home, wounded, just as news arrives of the Greek surrender.
Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour; he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant…in the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously disappear, and chaos takes hold as a number of vehicles on the ground and
Hanif Kureishi, best known for his screenplays for Stephen Frears’s My Beautiful Laundrette and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, made his directorial debut with this poetic narrative about young street hustlers surviving in the Ladbrook borough of London.
Shot in a single take with 25 cameras, the film follows a middle-aged woman during a car ride as she takes a cell phone call from her lover. As they talk, she angrily realizes how dependent she has become on her lover, and she pays little attention to the slowly changing landscapes around her…