Vadim Glowna – Haus der schlafenden Schönen AKA House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)

 Vadim Glowna – Haus der schlafenden Schönen AKA House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)

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Edmond, a man in his sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over and dream, but never awaken. Bedazzled by their seductive yet innocent tenderness, but distressed about the reason for their deep sleep, he delves into the mystery of the house of sleeping beauties. Continue reading

Jeong Geun-Seop – Mong-ta-joo aka Montage (2013)

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It’s been fifteen years since the apparent murder of a young child. Detective Chang-Ho (played by Kim Sang-kyeong) discovers something astonishing at an emotionally charged location- a place only known by himself, the child’s mother, and the the girl’s kidnapper. With this, a race quickly begins to try and apprehend the criminal before the statute of limitations run out. Continue reading

Andrew Brotzman – Nor’easter (2012)

 Andrew Brotzman   Noreaster (2012)

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Andrew Brotzmans Maine-set drama Nor’easter is perhaps too glacial for its own good, with the pleasingly wintry photography matching the deliberate pacing. It has secrets buried under its icy surface ? much like Liam Aiken?s young teen Josh, who rocks up at home after running away five years previous ? but I won?t reveal them here. For uncovering the mystery of Josh?s whereabouts in the interim is Nor’easters key pleasure. With largely colourless performances and safe direction, it?s one of the few things to keep Nor’easter from being anything other than middle-of-the-road. Continue reading

Mario Caiano – …a tutte le auto della polizia aka Calling All Police Cars (1975)

 Mario Caiano    ...a tutte le auto della polizia aka Calling All Police Cars (1975)

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Plot / Synopsis

At the core of Without Trace is a story about a young girl who is the daughter a prominent doctor. When the girl goes missing her father gets the police to jump into action because of his class status / wealth. Early on this provides one in the story this provides one of the many intricate back stories. There is a loose cannon detective who takes offense to the fact that the police bend over backwards when someone of wealth is involved and drag their feet when it is someone from a poverty background. Things quickly change when the young girls body is discovered and this detective become more sympathetic towards her.
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A teenage girl from a wealthy family mysteriously disappears. After her body is found at the bottom of a lake the police begin an intense investigation that leads to a teenage prostitution ring and several more bloody murders, but the actual killer may be someone much closer to the home. Continue reading

George A. Romero – Night of the Living Dead (1968)

 George A. Romero – Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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Barbra and her brother Johnny travel by car from Pittsburgh to the countryside to visit the gravestone of their father in the cemetery. Out of the blue, they are attacked by a strange man and Johnny is murdered. Barbra runs and releases the brake of Johnny’s car since the keys are in his pocket, and flees to an isolated farmhouse, where she locks herself inside. Barbra is in shock and soon she finds a man, Ben, who is also escaping from the inhuman creatures and he reinforces the doors, windows and openings in the house. He also finds a shotgun and a radio and they learn that the radiation from a satellite that was returning from Venus has somehow reactivated the brain of the dead. Then they find five humans hidden in the basement: Harry Cooper, his wife Helen and their daughter Karen that is sick; and Tom and his girlfriend Judy. Harry has an argument with Ben, since he believes that the basement is the safest place for them and Harry goes not agree. Along the night, the tension … Continue reading

Joseph L. Mankiewicz – 5 Fingers (1952)

 Joseph L. Mankiewicz   5 Fingers (1952)

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Based on a true story. In neutral Turkey during WWII, the ambitious and extremely efficient valet
for the British ambassador tires of being a servant and forms a plan to promote himself to rich
gentleman of leisure. His employer has many secret documents; he will photograph them, and with
the help of a refugee Countess, sell them to the Nazis. When he makes a certain amount of money,
he will retire to South America with the Countess as his wife Continue reading

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