Georgi Daneliya – Kin-Dza-Dza (1989)

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Wikipedia wrote:
Kin-dza-dza! (Russian: Кин-дза-дза!, translit. Kin-dzah-dzah!) is a 1986 Soviet comedy-science fiction film released by the Mosfilm studio and directed by Georgi Daneliya, with a story by Georgi Daneliya and Revaz Gabriadze. The movie was filmed in color, consists of two parts and runs for 135 minutes in total.

The film is a dark and grotesque parody of human society and may be described as a dystopia. It depicts a desert planet, depleted of its resources, home to an impoverished dog-eat-dog society with extreme inequality and oppression. It is a cult film, especially in post-Soviet countries, and its humorous dialogue is frequently quoted. Continue reading

Claude Mulot – Les Petites écolières AKA Little Schoolgirls (1980)

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Synopsis
Brigitte Lahaie runs a whorehouse that is raided by the cops again. The raid interrupts hooker Marilyn Jess’s session with a transvestite politician. When he is led away she returns to her magazine with a perfect bored pout on her face. The policeman in charge suggests, ironically, that Brigitte runs a school. So she opens a school for sex for young ladies, teaching the lessons herself and employing Alban Ceray and Dominique Aveline as tutors/demonstrators. Four girls enroll. She sells tickets for the graduation cermeony where the students demonstrate their newly acquired skills in a series of hard core mini-plays on stage. Brigitte performs too, with the winner of a raffle among the audience. Then the establishment is raided yet again. Continue reading

Juan José Campanella – El Hijo de la novia aka Son of the Bride [+Extras] (2001)

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A great feel-good type of film. Campanella lives up to promise and delivers yet again, as he dives head first into the story of a forty-something going through a mid-life crisis. Ricardo Darin (Rafael Belvedere) shows us why he’s one of South America’s biggest stars as he puts in a performance to rival “Nine Queens” (another great Argentinian film). He’s complemented by Natalia Verbeke who plays his girlfriend (and who is in possession of the world’s greatest smile) and Héctor Alterio and Norma Aleandro who play his parents. Aleandro in particular contributes some magnificent scenes, playing an aged woman struggling to cope with mental illness. A really good film that will restore your faith in humanity….A bit corny?? oh well…. Funny, original, and well put together. Recommended for everyone!! Continue reading

Caveh Zahedi – I Am a Sex Addict (2005)

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Synopsis taken from IMDB:
Caveh, the director and lead actor of the film has a rather interesting problem; he is addicted to sex with prostitutes. The film is comprised of narrations re-telling the stories of his failed attempts to stop his addiction and the relationships that are destroyed as a result. Mixed in the narration is interview footage of Caveh just before his wedding (his third), where he narrates his struggle. Continue reading