When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional. Read More »
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This movie is set in the year 2095, hence the presence of mutant humans and extraterrestrials. The main character is known as Jill. She is not human. When she is discovered by Dr. Elma Turner she is diagnosed as being the most interesting genetic test subject Turner has ever come across. Her organs are not in the right place, she has no memory and her internal biological age appears to be only three months old. Turner gives her a break, giving her an identity card and a place to stay, in exchange for Jill being her guinea-pig to work on and discover more about. Nicopol is a frozen prisoner who is due to be released a year after the film is set. There is a problem in the frozen prisoners’ ward and several are thrown down to the ground(dying in the process), including Nicopol, but he lives and only loses a leg. Read More »
Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career – but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
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I, Anna is a highly stylized modern film-noir love story set in a grimly, bleak London. It follows the intersecting lives of an aging woman trying to pick up the threads after a painful divorce and an impossibly sensitive police commissioner tracking a murder case. Loneliness and alienation are the main themes scratched out by penetrating performances from the leads Charlotte Rampling and Gabriel Byrne. Read More »
Intimate portrait of a woman drifting between reality and denial when she is left alone to grapple with the consequences of her husband’s imprisonment.
Hannah is the intimate portrait of a woman’s loss of identity as she teeters between denial and reality. Left alone grappling with the consequences of her husband’s imprisonment, Hannah begins to unravel. Through the exploration of her fractured sense of identity and loss of self-control, the film investigates modern day alienation, the struggle to connect, and the dividing lines between individual identity, personal relationships, and societal pressures. Read More »
“Just tell me one thing frankly. Is this monkey really your lover?”
It is and it isn’t unlikely material for Nagisa Ôshima. The element of transgressive love is here, but this time, it’s in a dry comedy whose centerpiece is a diplomat’s wife’s extramarital affair with a sensitive, somewhat unstable chimpanzee (aren’t they all?). Charlotte Rampling is the woman, Anthony Higgins is the diplomat, and Victoria Abril is the housekeeper who develops a mysterious allergy, probably but not necessarily to the titular Max. Read More »
Description: Filmmaker Sandy Bates is currently suffering from a major creative block, failed relationships, and various other neuroses. The film follows Sandy as he attends a weekend retrospective of his films, where he is continually harassed by fans, friends, lovers, families, assorted hangers-on, and studio executives, who are all wondering when his next film will be made. Read More »