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A young history professor and her seven-year-old daughter embark on a cruise through the Mediterranean Sea and befriend three famous women of different nationalities. (Kino International)
In 1941, Italy allies with Germany and ruthlessly conquers the much weaker country of Greece. On a remote Greek island, an Italian artillery garrison is established to maintain order. One Italian officer, Captain Corelli, adopts an attitude of mutual co-existence with the Greeks and engages in such activities as music festivals and courting the daughter of a local doctor. In 1943, however, after Italy surrenders to the Allies and changes sides in the war, Captain Corelli must defend the Greek island against a German invasion. (imdb)
A woman's need for a child goes on to drastically change those around her.
The Odyssey (1997) - TV Mini-Series
This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus King of Ithaca, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife Penelope dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed! (imdb)
On S. Miguel in the Azores, Rogério and his enigmatic wife Leonor host a garden party at their villa.
Jacob (1994) - TV Movie
In the land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless hunter with a voracious appetite for sensual pleasures. Jacob is a shepherd, more tender and compassionate than Esau. Just as Esau is the pride of his father, so is Jacob the apple of his mother's eye... (imdb)
A parody of the life in Athens of the 90ies where a widow and her son get entangled in crazy situations.
A small village in Latin America. Santiago have been knife in the morning. It surprise nobody. The Vicario brothers have openly declared the would kill him to avenge the lost honour of their young sister (imdb)
On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist for the town square; the sculptor he brings to Rhodes is Kate's ex-husband... (imdb)
Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on the eve of the military takeover of 1973, Anna is livid. (imdb)
Un bambino di nome Gesù (1987) - TV Movie
The film presents Jesus' childhood and his relationship with Joseph until the age of 12. It seems that, as yet small, Jesus felt his divine side and had visions of what he was destined for.
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull... (imdb)
This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943 (imdb)
While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in order to extract restitution from the girl, forces her into prostitution. Erendira's surreal mystical experiences continue while her grandmother grows rich from exploiting her. (imdb)
This movie is about Omar Mukhtar, a Muslim and Arabian rebellion who fought against the Italian conquering of Libya in WWI. The movie put a spot of light on this little known replion for the West, and uncover the savage means which the conquering army treated the natives and replions with. (imdb)
Nadia is a social worker who is trying to keep the residents of a local slum in line. Unfortunately she keeps neglecting her work and fantasizing about a life as a pop-star. When she falls for one of the residents in question, a small time crook called Bel Ami, she ends up an accomplice in a convoluted heist involving a holy Catholic relic. (imdb)
Arab remake of the classic Spanish play. Morocco's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1977
Audrey Hepburn stars in this mystery/thriller as the heir of a pharmacutical company, but after her inheritence she is the target of an unknown assassin which leads her on an international chase and not knowing whom to trust anymore, not even her own family, or her new lover. (imdb)
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation. (imdb)
The Devil's daughters find their fates conflicting in this satanic shocker from Italy. The Prince of Darkness seduces four gorgeous women, spreading his seed so that his scourge may take human form. When Almarisa discovers that she is literally the spawn of Satan, her intense self-loathing prompts her down the path of destruction. Daria, on the other hand, couldn't be more delighted with her diabolical roots. (allrovi.com)
The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter Iphigenia. (imdb)
In four decades only four... "The Robe" "The Ten Commandments" "Ben-Hur" and now... For the first time...the vast, spectacular drama that changed the world!
Moses (1974) - TV Mini-Series
Originally filmed for British television as a six-hour miniseries, Moses appeared in the U.S. in 1975 as a 2 1/2-hour theatrical release. God's lawgiver (Burt Lancaster) is chosen by God to deliver the Israelites out of Egypt, across the Red Sea and into the promised land of Canaan. (allmovie.com)
In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to finance his project for a holiday resort, Saverio gets engaged to Clotilde, her mentally-disturbed and sex-obsessed adolescent daughter. He plans to have her kidnapped and raped by an accomplice so she won't be a virgin anymore and he'll have an excuse to get out of the impending marriage. But what he doesn't plan is to fall in love with the girl... Written by Giancarlo Cairella
Any 1972 film starring Richard Conte was like as not produced in Italy. Despite its title, 1931: Once Upon a Time in New York is no exception to this rule. Conte and Adolfo Celi play rival Chicago gangsters, fighting tooth and tommy-gun over territorial rights. Featured in the cast are gravel-voiced Lionel Stander and easily excitable Irene Papas. All the actors involved have been better served elsewhere. (allrovi.com)
Movie, one of the most exepensive in the history of former Yugoslavia, is made for the 30th anniversary of Battle of Sutjeska - the toughest battle Yugoslav Partizans had to fight in WWII. (imdb)
In a small Sicilian village strange events occur. A young boy is murdered. It gets more complicated and the local detectives are having trouble to solve the mystery...
Richard and Ingrid, two liberated British hippies, travel to Scandinavia to buy pornographic material to sell in Italy. Soon they start taking their own sexy pictures until they are busted by the local authorities. They manage to flee and find refuge at a villa which belongs to the wife of a NATO colonel. Initially she seems to be enraged but soon she submits to their sexual games. Without realizing, the young couple become embroiled in a bizarre murder plot.
The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city. (imdb)
A satirical expose of Roman aristocracy today. (bfi)
A machine is announced that makes human labour in a gigantic factory obsolte. But hard manual work to a living is also a mean of oppression. (KG)
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (imdb)
He was King. She was barely 18. And in their thousand days they played out the most passionate and shocking love story in history! (imdb)
Anthony Quinn plays Matsoukas, a Greek/American ne'er do well, living in Chicago with his long-suffering wife Caliope (Irene Papas). When Matsoukas discovers that his son (Radames Pera) is dying, he decides that the boy needs to get out of the Windy City and recuperate in the more agreeable climate of Greece. All he needs is the money for the plane fare. One by one, Matsoukas' sources of income dry up until he is forced to fix a dice game in order to raise the cash. (allrovi.com)
Odissea (1969) - TV Mini-Series
Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka. (imdb)
The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother dictate otherwise, and he finds himself being slowly drawn back into that world. (imdb)
Among the debris of an atomic war, Jean, Anna and their son Patrick, a small family, believe that they're the only survivors of the human kind. They have choosen a caravan parked on a beach near a dead city as their house: the sea gives them a lot of food and the city all the needed furnishings. Days are passing with a strange peaceful resignation until two new survivors, Len the soldier and Quentin the highbrow, appear. (cinemageddon)
A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it. (imdb)
In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their only escape rout is through the impossible mountains of Afghanistan and the KGB is on their tale. (imdb)
In the period following the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, Roger Laroque became the owner of a small factory. But business was bad and Laroque found himself forced to borrow a huge sum of money. He finally managed to acquit his debt but the day after, Larouette, his creditor, was found murdered. Laroque, although innocent, was charged with the crime. Now Roger is back, determined to clear his name... (imdb)
Artist returns to Santorini, where she spent her childhood, to face the ghosts of her past and her present. (imdb)
An aimless Englishman finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. As he discovers the earthy pleasures of Greece, the Englishman finds his view on life changing. (imdb)
A young English woman named Nikki Ferris, living in Athens, takes a trip to the Greek island of Crete. She meets a wounded stranger and the plot takes off, involving her in jewel theft, romance, and murder. (wikipedia)
A powerful rendering of the tragedy of Elektra by Euripides. The film begins with a summary treatment without dialogue of the action of the preceding play in the trilogy, The Agamemnon, in which the wicked Queen Clytemnestra and her lover Aesgisthes murder her husband Agamemnon upon his return from the Trojan War. (imdb)
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. (imdb)
In the Ancient Greek city of Thebes, Antigone defies Creon's orders and buries her brother.
Irene Papas in the role of Laskarina Bouboulina, the legendary Greek fighter of the Resistance.
Jeremy Rodock is a tough horse rancher who strings up rustlers soon as look at them. Fresh out of Pennsylvania, Steve Miller finds it hard to get used to Rodock's ways, although he takes an immediate shine to his Greek girl Jocasta. (imdb)
Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourage of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself. (imdb)
Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. Teodora seeks justice for her people, and revolution and armed conflict erupt in both Byzantium and Rome. (imdb)
An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce and marry the model he's fallen in love with. (imdb)
Petros finishes his studies and returns to his home, in Mystras. His mother expects him to continue an old vendetta of his ancestors, but he hasn't such intentions. On the contrary, he falls in love with Lena, member of the hostile family. (imdb)
To help her sick mother, a girl is hired for what she believes to be a simple delivery service. That will cause her serious problems with her boyfriend and with justice.