Inhabitants of a flophouse struggle to survive under the harsh treatment imposed by the landlord, Kostyleva. One resident, young thief Wasska Pepel, ends his affair with the landlord's wife, Vassilissa, and takes up with her sister, Natacha. Pepel also befriends the baron, a former nobleman fallen on hard times, but Pepel's attempts at happiness are complicated when he's accused of murder by a spiteful Vassilissa.
The film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she's adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who redeems herself through love. The action is commented by songs and dance routines.
A disillusioned police detective, used as a scapegoat by his corrupted superior, fights back by becoming a competent criminal.
On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a complex game of love and domination. Magalie, the ringleader, subjugates through her male power, and bestial charisma. Simple Marie-Steph, her younger sister, remains in the background, and Barbara, unaware of her own prettiness, has joined the pack because she loves Magalie. One day, at Magalie’s instigation, and almost out of boredom, they hold up a bakery and kill the baker with a buckshot gun. Life gradually resumes, but nothing is the same.
Là-bas: A Criminal Education
The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
This film is tells of an express bus company that consist man an woman. Hairani heading to the same destination as bus driven by Pie and Maidin. They ask her to join them to the destination. They found out that Hairani didn't have a job so they offer her a job as a Bus Conductor with them.
Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, des provinciaux amoureux des Impressionnistes, touristes galopins galopant d'une salle à l'autre, passager clandestin dans l'art premier, Picasso, Gauguin, Warhol, ils sont tous là dans ce petit monde qui ressemble au grand, dans ce musée pas si imaginaire que ça, valsant la comédie humaine jusqu'au burlesque.
France, Normandy, towards the end of World War II: Young French women are recruited as wives for American GIs. In US Army recreation camps, the so-called "Cigarette Camps", they are being prepared for their trip to the US - to men who have married them.
A young French boy deals with the effects of war. Conflicts arise as his trusted neighbor and advisor is taken away by the Germans and the boy loses respect for his father, who tries to appease the German soldiers lodging in the family home.
It is a documentary about the life of Ammar Abouelghar (MVRS), an Egyptian rapper and musician who is organizing his first-ever album release event. The film follows him while he balances his personal life and family with his music career. It addresses themes such as the power of music and the importance of family.
A funny comedy about a one way bus to celebrate Hari Raya.
Career woman Somiya (Diana Hayden) meets her dream man in Karan (Shawar Ali). They soon wed, and for years all is blissful … till Somiya learns of her spouse's affair. Crushed, she confronts him -- but regrets it after Karan gets physical. Unable to endure his abuse and adultery, Somiya escapes with their daughter. When the irate Karan hunts them down and threatens to kill them, can Somiya summon her mettle and teach him a lesson he won't forget?
Nikhil Kapoor decides to re-locate from Parksville, USA to Bombay; meets with Anamika Joshi and instantly falls in love with her but she does not reciprocate. When he sees her again, she is in the company of a possessive male, Farhad, who does not permit Nikhil to even talk with her. When Nikhil persists, an altercation ensues, weapons are drawn and Rahul, Nikhil's friend, is shot and ends losing the use of his legs, and Nikhil is arrested. After 3 years, Ira Malhotra enters Nikhil's life, hears his story and decides to assist him - not knowing that this move will jeopardize not only her life but also three other lives.
Chantal Akerman reflects on a variety of themes during her stay in Israel, mostly filming from the recesses of her apartment.
"The devil has no power over the will and very little over the mind, but an unlimited power over the imagination." Joris-Karl Huysmans, 1903.