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Pierre Rissient – Cinq et la peau (1982) (HD)

Five and the Skin (French: Cinq et la peau) is a 1982 French drama film directed by Pierre Rissient. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival.

A man, Ivan, returns to Manila, apparently without specific purpose. At the discretion of his wandering and its meetings, the writer ambulate in the fascinating mega city in search of its past and of the meaning of his existence. Read More »

Med Hondo – Sarraounia (1986)

Sarrouina (Keïta), a young warrior queen of the Azna tribe well-schooled in the arts of herbalism and warfare, leads her people to victory against a neighboring tribe. But the real trial of strength for her comes when the French army marches south to widen its colonial grip on the African continent. The second half of the film focuses on the French, acidly but plausibly satirized as little tyrants whose megalomania swells in proportion with their failure to grasp the realities of the culture they are trying to crush. Grounded in careful historical research, Sarraounia is a superbly crafted and expansive film that strikes a celebratory, assertive tone. Read More »

Régis Roinsard – Populaire AKA Mademoiselle Populaire (2012)

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1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world. Read More »