The story of the russian conquest of Caucasus, and the fight of northern-caucasian peoples, lead by Imam Shamil, against the imperial Russia.
The poetic film essay on poems by Arseny Tarkovsky reveals the mystery of the fate and work of three prominent filmmakers - Sergey Parazhdanov, Andrey Tarkovsky, Alexandr Antipenko.
Mirinda, a French sex worker, lives day by day in the outskirts of Phnom Penh. His meeting with Panna, a young abandoned girl, left to her own devices, will shatter his equilibrium and give him the courage to change his life.
A male chauvinist guru guides his best prodigy through the art of controlling women, only for the student to find out he is not everything that he seems.
Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to leave the business and lead a normal life. Elle is hellbent to see that she never has one.
Elise's life takes a sharp turn for the worst when she meets a mysterious and alluring stranger who has more than friendship on his mind - A tale of love, fantasy and obsession.
American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who hasn't given him an answer. While trying to get his parents back together, Ray meets a South Asian girl of mixed descent, just like him, and must decide where his identity truly lies.
Twenty years ago, twin brothers Adriaan and Paul van der Bijl went their separate ways after an argument that left Adriaan blind. Embittered, Adriaan stayed on in his diabetic father’s mansion, eventually marrying the sick man’s beautiful nurse Marie.On the day of his father’s funeral, which Adriaan does not attend, Paul returns. The brothers’ meeting is not friendly: a shot rings out, and one lies dead. Adriaan tells his manservant, Freddie, that he killed Paul in self-defence. As the two are trying to dispose of the body, a detective knocks on the door. He has been hired to find Paul, who may be a beneficiary in the old man’s will. And to make matters worse, Marie is becoming suspicious as well.
A look at the phenomenal success of novel, Fifty Shades of Grey.
Blurring the line between music video and cinema, this short based on Russian rock band's Leningrad's song of the same name tells the story of a drug addicted woman narrated by her in the past tense. Seemingly spurred by an act of charity that she reads as condescension, the woman helps her boyfriend commit a robbery of a wealthy, powerful criminal.
Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack Reynolds, she eludes authorities by changing her identity and becoming the woman she wrote about in her book, Judith Anderson. To find the real killer, Susan goes undercover as a relay operator for the hearing impaired to contact District Attorney Beth McDaniels who is deaf. While relaying intimate phone conversations between Beth and her boyfriend Calvin, Susan discovers her own dark side when she becomes entangled in this voyeuristic world of deceit, intrigue and murder.
Mable, the daughter of HK's infamous rogue cop is at a loss when her father's old debts lead to the murder of her mother. With the help of Inspector Lok and the sage guidance of her God Grandfather, she uncovers a truth she never could have imagined.
A teenager moves in with his 20-something Aunt to finish his final year at school and falls for her house-mate.
An analog feast for the senses that first shows how safflower is grown, harvested and processed, before applying its seeds and dye directly on the Super 8 material with results that aspire to a yellow-tinted version of a David Gatten film-nature meditation. - Christoph Huber for CInemascope, 2016
Shades is a film about (imaginary) Belgian serial killer Freddy Lebecq which producer Max Vogel, a former lawyer, is determined to make into an internationally co-produced, relatively big budget-production Hollywood style, with a director from the States. To that end he cuts deals with and often behind the backs of just about everybody, including Lebeq -who has the book rights-, his lawyer who hopes to use proceeds donated to the relatives to facilitate early release, even the victims, always trying to get the media circus to yield priceless publicity. However not only the lead actor proves a loose canon, even Lebecq ends up killing his lawyer and escaping, when he believes the movie is hurting his case
Follow some of the world’s finest female athletes on a journey that takes them from the slopes of a volcano in Hawaii to the white-knuckle ride down an Alaskan giant, and other interesting places…
Chang-seok’s marriage failed. He left his wife and came back to South Korea. He is about to publish a novel based on his own experience. He meets various people, including Mi-young, Yoo-jin, Sung-ha and Ju-eun. Upon meeting these people, Chang-seok changes his mind and starts weaving yet another story.
When Bill catches his girlfriend and her boss in bed, an unusual cure for impotence is found.
In a minimalist design, different portraits of women parade swiftly to illustrate the reasons to love women.
The coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Lina Vilkas who is deported to Siberia amid Stalin's reign of terror in the Baltic region during WWII. An aspiring artist, she secretly documents her harrowing journey with her drawings.