Under vintern i en liten by i norra Kina tar fyra tonåringar varje tillfälle att tillbringa sina sista dagar av lovet. Absurda utväxlingar flätas samman med olycklig kärlek och en kritik av skolundervisningen i efterdyningarna av den nationella kommunismen.
Mest känd för sina dokumentärer om den gyllene tidsåldern i Hollywood, (Rock Hudson’s Home Movies), är den amerikanska regissören Mark Rappaports karriär full av överraskningar. En av hans bästa är detta kollage som flätar samman främlingar i detta tragikomiska porträtt av 80-talets New York.
A photographer shares unpublished images chronicling time spent among the ‘fiercely independent’ residents of a remote English fishing village.
After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in “Marwencol”, a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.
Kyoko is a twenty-one-year-old artist who loves being at the center of attention. One day, feeling down, she lashes out against her assistant, sexually humiliating her in front of the rest of the staff. Suddenly someone yells “Cut!” and we realize that they are actually on a movie set.
A heartbroken Christmas-tree salesman returns to New York City hoping to put his past behind him. Living in a trailer and working the night shift, he begins to spiral downwards until the saving of a woman and some colorful customers rescue him from self-destruction.
Four successful middle-aged men Marcello, a pilot; Michel, a television executive; Ugo, a chef; and, Philippe, a judge go to Philippe’s villa to eat themselves to death. After the first night, Marcello insists that women should join them.
15-year-old Jesse is the only one who witnessed the stabbing of his close friend Jonas. Now he has to face his family and friends to explain the unexplainable.
Legendary British rock band Spinal Tap is followed by a ‘rockumentary’ filmmaker during their ill-fated American comeback tour. The resulting film is interspersed with powerful performances and it candidly follows the group as the industry threatens to fade them into obscurity.
A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what’s the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And, perhaps more importantly, are your experiences the sum of you?
Hong Kong-actiondivan Maggie Cheung (här som sig själv) kommer till Frankrike och blir indragen i en remake av kultstumfilmen Les Vampires av en regissör vars bästa tid passerat. Klädd som en gummikatt och utan att kunna ett ord franska, blir hon djupt insnärjd i filmindustrins vansinne.
The personal and professional entanglements of twin sisters Jeannie and Lauren in Austin, over the ownership of Jeannie’s bright, candy-colored vintage clothing store, and the involvement of her ex-boyfriend. Soon everyone is trying to lend each other a hand but nothing is going according to plan.
Mary bor ensam och väntar på att något ska hända i hennes liv. I hissen till jobbet, griper en konstig man tag i hennes axel och talar till henne telepatiskt: “Tror du på magi?”. Maria börjar nu höra människors tankar och hon börjar höra musik som verkar sändas ur hennes sinne.
A young black artist leaves his Los Angeles digs and travels to Europe to find himself. A theatrical stage production of the original Broadway musical.
One afternoon, Shiori, a very sexually active young woman working in a café, is riding her bicycle and cuts off Kosuke, who is pulling a two-wheeled cart. Once a recognized playwright, Kosuke now lives a quiet life in a mountain hut, far away from the city, in the hope of escaping his past.
When you graduate college you easily sashay into the world of adulthood, start a career, and get serious, right? Wrong. Marnie has left college, but not her drinking habits and her bad taste in bad men. It would be sad if it weren’t so funny.
We honor the great visionary Polish director Andrzej Żuławski on his birthday with his impassioned first film made in France after his last was banned at home. A frenzied tale of troubled passion in love and art, it is driven with animal fervor by an unforgettable Romy Schneider, who won the César.
Revisiting the location and themes of Abel Ferrara’s earlier film China Girl (1987), the king of New York cinema crafts a loving portrait of his home with this neighborhood film about a community and its many vibrant souls at war with gentrification. A truly alive and buoyant gesture of cinema.