A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.
A retired tram driver tries to find his daughter named Ana whom he lost in the Second World War.
About a woman waiting for her sailor husband, and when he returns, "she continues to wait". It's a story of transience, and the deeper meaning of happiness. It's about all that's beautiful in this transient world.
Max Linder strays further from his usual haunts of situational comedy, far into straight slapstick as he gets into a dispute over the woman he is courting with a pantomime donkey -- although whether the donkey wants the girl or Max i something I can not quite make out.
Japanese softcore erotic movie
Brazen embrace of fashionable costume and glamour creates a witty celebration of Orientalism and cinema itself.
A wealthy guy who possess a magical donkey desires to marry his own daughter. In exchange for her consent, she asks him to kill the donkey, the source of his wealth. She escapes under the donkey's skin, earning the nickname "Donkey skin"
In ancient Mauretania, the young Roman Lucius Apuleius and his friend Aristomene run into a series of misadventures.
Three Japanese friends taste donkey meat provided by their butcher friend Sakado. Astonished by the exotic flavor of the meat, the three men decide to buy Igor, a donkey, in order to eat him. Takeo, Hiroshi and Jun rejoice in their gastronomic project as they are passing though streets filled with wreaths, candles and other Christmas decorations in the Komoro City shopping area. But at the sight of a Nativity scene displayed in a shop window, doubt takes hold of them at the sight of the donkey next to the baby Jesus. Is the donkey sacred to Christians? Slaughtering the donkey for a gastronomic delight will be more complicated than expected! In an offset and falsely light mood, 'In search of a donkey' conveys our relationship to foreign religions.
A 1988 film directed by Marie-Claude Treilhou.
Bharat, a graduate raised in London clueless about the future becomes the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh due to the circumstances. New to India and with no political knowledge he learns the ropes quickly and governs efficiently. However, while he endears himself to the crowd, he makes enemies out of the political class, including his own party members who create trouble for him and try to stop him from bringing in changes in the society.
A survey of Varda's work in short films.
This is the tale of a father-son duo who are unable to leave each other. The trouble begins when the son decides to destroy his father's image.
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "small one". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
An Arab boy, Abdullah, loves his donkey, Bim, but another boy, Massoud, who also happens to be a prince, is jealous of Abdullah and his relationship with Bim, so Massoud steals the donkey and plays mean tricks on him, such as painting him and trying to cut his ears off. Abdullah tries to rescue Bim but is caught by palace guards and is imprisoned. Realizing Abdullah's love for his donkey, Massoud becomes ashamed of his meanness and frees Bim and Abdullah. However, the donkey eats Massoud's father's lunch and is taken to a butcher. Abdullah and Massoud try to rescue Bim from the butcher, but robbers get there first and steal the donkey along with the butcher's goods. The robbers escape to the sea, and Abdullah and Massoud stage one last rescue attempt with all of their friends to try to save Bim.