In 1517, the explorer and cartographer Martin Beheim is shipwrecked on account of poor navigational and timekeeping equipment. On his return to his native Nuremburg, the authorities agree to supply him with new ships, provided he has better equipment.
Waheed (Farid Al Atrache), a famous music composer, meets Wafa’ (Faten Hamama), a family member and the daughter of a close friend and relative of his. Wafa’ has secretly had a crush on him for years and tries unsuccessfully to show her affection and hint that to Waheed…
Every year, four veterans of the colonial war gather to celebrate the achievements of the war and keeping the group together. They are the “immortals” – survivors of a war that left scars on them and prevents them from living a normal life. Tired of the “apathy” of the country, decide to rob a bank.
A correspondence film: rolls of high-contrast black and white film were sent back and forth in the mail over the course of a year until the film began to reveal itself as a science non-fiction fairy tale, a speculative quest – circling and searching, falling and landing, entering and exiting.
One of the earlier Iran-Iraq War films, The Imperiled follows a small group of “antirevolutionaries” accidentally freed by the opening of the shah’s prisons in 1980. During their escape to the Iraqi border, this group get caught up in the war, valiantly defending an Iranian border town.
Cèsar Guzman lives on a ranch with his pregnant wife Analupe. One night, when she is alone, 7 men try to rob the ranch. She recognizes the chief and he strangles her. When Cèsar gets back home, with the help of Silvesira and Abriles, he seeks revenge for the death of his wife.
Algy and Jack discover that they have both been “Bunberrying”, that is, assuming different identities in order to enjoy themselves in a guilt-free manner. Jack’s pretending to be his foolish younger brother, Ernest in order to be a model of moral rectitude to his young ward, Cecily.