What Wim Wenders did for Cuban jazz in “Buena Vista Social Club,” he does for German rock’n’roll in “Ode to Cologne” (German title: “Viel Passiert”) This highly imaginative film celebrates BAP, a Cologne rock band legendary in Germany but nearly unknown elsewhere.
This is the story of a brave woman who volunteered to join SOE (Special Operations Executive) during WWII. She was flown into occupied France where she fought with the French resistance. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo, she refused to identify her accomplices.
Pamela Muir is a lovely veterinarian, who thinks the animals should run free. Steve Stratton is a hunter, who hires natives to assist with the capture and care of the animals. One day Stratton fires one of the locals. To get revenge, the former employee frees the animals.
This violent, sultry update of Sophocles’ classic tale of patricide and incest was co-written by Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Set in modern-day Columbia, the drama revolves around a local mayor sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace.
A girl, strongly marked by the tragic experience of the kidnapping, comes back home, and she is resentful against her father, who did not want to pay for the ransom. She establishes a sexual relationship with a boyfriend by taking on a domineering attitude herself.
The French choreographer Maurice Béjart was one of the great names of dance in the 20th century. His death was an irreparable loss for the art world, but above all it was a cataclysm for his own company. Now,a number of hurdles await them.