From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.
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PROMESSE DE L'AUBE also is the Gala Film at the Oldenburg Filmfestivals this year:
Actress Macarena Granada after her experiences in Berlin, travelled to Hollywood, where she became a star. We are immersed in the 1950s, as the diva returns to Spain to shoot a US blockbuster entitled "The Queen of Spain", where she will breathe life into Isabella I of Castile: in Madrid, not only will she meet up again with her old friends and colleagues from the troupe but she will also have to contend with another dictatorial regime: that of Francisco Franco.
What makes a woman swipe right for Mr. Wrong and left for Mr. Right? This is a look at the real-life science behind our (often regrettable) romantic impulses. Writer-director Whitney Cummings stars as no-nonsense neuroscientist Julia, whose research into the biochemistry of the female brain is illustrated by three couples: newlyweds Zoe and Greg, whose career troubles seep into their relationship; Lisa and Steven , who are looking to spice up their stuck-in-a-rut marriage; and Lexi who can't help trying to change her boyfriend Adam. Meanwhile, the straight-laced Julia's own synapses start to fire when a handsome new subject joins her study.
Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly challenging specter of adulthood. Sam Wexler is a struggling writer who's having a particularly bad day. When a young boy gets separated from his family on the subway, Sam makes the questionable decision to bring the child back to his apartment and thus begins a rewarding, yet complicated, friendship. Sam's life revolves around his friends-Annie, whose self-image keeps her from commitment; Charlie and Mary Catherine, a couple whose possible move to Los Angeles tests their relationship; and Mississippi, a cabaret singer who catches Sam's eye.
Muriel is beautiful, free-spirited and bed-ridden since a horrific accident. Leo is a drunk middle-aged ex-boxer. Desperate for work and unqualified, he interviews for Muriel, who hires him to cook and care for her against her better judgement. Initially out of his depth, Leo slowly wins Muriel's trust. As Muriel teaches him to read, he forces her to confront the joys beyond her window.
Hester Collyer , a forty-year old woman, has left a privileged life with her husband, Sir William Collyer in order to live with a young ex-RAF pilot, Freddie Page. But Hester and Freddie's relationship is characterised by drunken rows; though their love-life is passionate- they have little in common. When Freddie forgets her birthday, Hester attempts to kill herself. As a result, Hester's husband re-enters her life and offers her a second chance with him, which Hester refuses...
Nina is a young and beautiful woman who is a bit chubby. She is married to Gaspard who is more into the skinny model kind-of-type. Out of love to her husband, she
accepts his rude invitation to visit a sanatorium in Brides-les-Baines, the last harbour for overweight people. There she forms a close friendship with big ladies - in all respects. Among them
are Sophie, a lawyer from Marseille who has to have everything under control, Emile a mother and housewife, who live up to the motto: Big is Beautiful. Their overweight doesn't only throw ther
marital life out of balance, the usual sanatorium life is getting spiced up, too...
Based on a novel by John Irving this macabre, dark and satiric film is the tale about an eccentric family that move from New England to New York to Vienna, where the Hotel New Hampshire is located. The children in the family are the main focus: John is a student with a deep-rooted desire for his own sister; Franny is the eldest daughter, a victim of a gang rape, now morbidly fascinated by one of the rapists, and equally attracted to her brother with incestuous desire; Frank is the younger gay brother; and Lilly is the little sister who blossoms into a famous author. One friend of the family, Freud, has been blinded by the Nazis and is running the Hotel New Hampshire in Vienna when he asks everyone to come and help him out. By this time, the plot has run out of room, and the climactic endings to several unresolved relationships happen in quick succession.
Theatre director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine Gravis, is better at plugging her best-seller than she is at counseling him. A new relationship with the alluringly candid Hazel has prematurely run aground. And a mysterious condition is systematically shutting down each of his autonomic functions, one by one.
Worried about the transience of his life, he leaves his home behind. He gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in New York City, hoping to create a work of brutal honesty. He directs them in a celebration of the mundane, instructing each to live out their constructed lives in a growing mockup of the city outside. The years rapidly fold into each other, and Caden buries himself deeper into his masterpiece, but the textured tangle of real and theatrical relationships blurs the line between the world of the play and that of Caden's own deteriorating reality.
Champion gamer Max Troy discovers that events in a new video game are being mirrored in the real world, and must join forces with the game's protagonist, Orson Creed, to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister plot overwhelms the city.
At Kinetech Labs, an inventor named Allan Topher desings a robot for search and rescue, but when he finds out that the robot will be used for military purposes, he programs the robot to flee. The robot escapes but is damaged in the process. It is discovered by 12-year-old Henry Keller, who fixes it and names it Cody. The robot does not remember its past, and Henry and Cody become friends. Eventually, Cody regains his memory and Henry gives Cody back. The inventor feels guilty for taking Cody away, so he returns the robot to Henry. But of course Kinetech wants the robot back, too and they will do anything in their power to find it ...
As the young Danish Prince Hamlet (Mel Gibson) returns to the royal court in Helsingør for his father’s funeral, he is forced to witness how his uncle Claudius (Alan Bates) seizes the inheritance and marries his mother Gertrude (Glenn Close). When the ghost of Hamlet’s father tells him that he has been maliciously murdered by his brother Claudius, Hamlet vows vengeance.
The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
When a Mafia hood is found dead in a New Orleans fountain, Lt. Remy McSwain and his partner decide that it is a Mafia hit. However, Assistant District Attorney, Anne Osborne , suspects the police and gets heavily involved not only in the investigation, but in a stormy and passionate love affair with McSwain. Such intense passion and suspense makes this a real knockout movie.
Living far above his means, Cesar Borgnoli, who runs an Italian car dealership, is on the edge of ruin.
His lesbian sister Alex, who lives with her partner Kim, offers help on one condition: Cesar must pass himself off as Kim’s “husband” so that they can travel to Bangkok and legally adopt little Mai, an Thai orphan. Cesar imagines he’s in for a weekend of business and pleasure… .
But the chemistry is missing between him and Kim and the local police, the Chinese Triads and some stuffed fish heads turn the weekend into a nightmare. Especially when, the false couple is greeted by Dr. Luix, the orphanage doctor, a bad tempered widower as much attached to traditional marriage as he is to little Mai. The scrupulous doctor escorts Cesar and Kim to make sure they are indeed a real married couple and so the perfect parents for Mai.
But things go wild when ravishing Alex arrives, who has flown in to get her brother out of a Bangkok prison…
Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman. The sushi girl seems catatonic, trained to ignore everything in the room, even if things become dangerous. Sure enough, the four unwieldy thieves can't help but open old wounds in an attempt to find their missing loot.