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Valeria is a ghostwriter for a screenwriter lacking inspiration. When she gets a plot of a new film by a mysterious character, an exciting intrigue starts. (imdb)
What does an authoritarian father, atheist, which is believed to be liberal, when his son tells him that he wants to become a priest? (imdb)
A relationship is put to test when a couple has to meet each other's families on Christmas, the darkest time of the year.
The difficult relationship between a woman writer who lives in solitude and a young girl who comes bursting into her life. (imdb)
Set during World War II, somewhere in Transylvania. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, but there's Ipu, the madman of the village, whom they promise a hero's funeral if he will claims responsibility and agrees to die in their place. He must decide, and time is running out. (imdb)
Amanda has a complicated relationship with Bertrand and men in general. She suffers from androphobia. On New year's eve Amanda meets Antoine, whom she mistakenly thinks is gay. Between misunderstandings and disguises Amanda discovers love and Antoine's heterosexuality.
An amoral man manhandles his wife and falls into the claws of a wheeler dealer.
During a weekend with friends in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina are happy that their daughter and his boyfriend finally broke up. They're now prepared to meet her new love but they don't know what's coming... (comingsoon.it)
The main character is Andrew, a writer who one day sees his face and his sister (Jasmine Trinca) in an old photo. Nicholas is a young policeman (Riccardo Scamarcio), and his sister Laura is a nice girl who takes part in the extraction Catholic protests and marches for peace. Another leading figure is Free (Luke McConaughey), worker of Fiat in Turin.
"The Hideout" is a mystery-thriller about an Italian woman who moves to Davenport to open a restaurant. After her husband commits suicide, she spends 15 years recovering at a Minnesota mental hospital. When she builds herself up enough to begin another restaurant, she discovers that a murder took place there 50 years earlier. She decides to investigate and finds a secret plot. (imdb)
Molière has been released from prison by wealthy bourgeois, Monsieur Jourdain, who settled the young actor's debts on the understanding that he will teach him the craft of the stage. Hungry for recognition, Jourdain is infatuated with the lovely but poisonous Climene, whose salon gathers together suitors and great wits. Trapped in this untenable situation, Molière will experience all manner of events that will open his eyes and his mind, both to life itself and to his work as an artist. (Sony Pictures Classics)
This film centers around Jessica (de France), a beautiful young woman from the provinces who comes to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on famed Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. (ThinkFilm)
Six people collide and influence each other's lives in significant ways as they navigate the cold winter months in Paris. (IFC Films)
When the young detective Paul Nerteaux (Jocelyn Quivrin) finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer (Jean Reno) to chase the serial killer. Together, they infiltrate in the Turkish mafia trying to find the answer to the crimes... (imdb)
Imperium: Nerone (2004) - TV Movie
A six-episode mini-series covering five centuries of the Roman Empire. (imdb)
Muccino's bittersweet drama delves into the lives and loves of a modern Italian family whose individual aspirations pull at the seams of their increasingly fragile unit. (Roadside Attractions)
As a Latin American nation nears collapse under a highly organized terrorist movement, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas (Bardem) faces the greatest challenge of his career: to catch the mysterious guerilla leader Ezequiel. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
The history of the Vajont Dam disaster, which in 1963 caused the death of about 2.000 people.
A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident. (imdb)
Begoña is a thirty something consultant who has rebelled against her upper middle class background and has overdone it with sex ever since her youth. On recommendation of her psychoanalyst she keeps a video diary of her encounters using a palm-sized video gadget called "The Owl". (en.wikipedia.org)
Adrio and Luciana discover that their neighbours are hired assassins who killed a politician. They tap their telephone and install surveillance cameras in the walls, and soon are chased by the police as well as the main bad guy in the background. (imdb)
The controversies between two Italian families during their summer holidays in Ventotene, a tiny island in the Tirrenian sea. Too many political and cultural differences divide the two groups. (imdb)
It is set in Rome and tells the story of a man who suddenly comes upon a women he once was in love with. The film is based on a short story by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. (wikipedia)
Two actors leave on a theatrical tour, but there is a matter to be settled: one has become the lover of the other's girl-friend and since they are very good friends, cannot bring himself to tell him. (imdb)
An aging writer, Paul, is determined to make a film but he cannot decide on the subject or location. Instead, he chooses to concentrate his efforts on finding the actress who will star in the film, believing that she will define the lead character and content of the film. He recruits a young man, Jean, to try to find an Italian actress, Dara, whom he has lost sight of. Jean finds Dara in a small Italian town, serving in a modest restaurant, but she refuses to return to acting...
Alien spirits from outer space land on earth and take over the bodies of the recently deceased--but their purpose isn't what it would appear to be. (imdb)
Laura Rossellini, a widow from Rome, vacations on the Algarve coast one hot summer. One day while sunbathing, she finds a wounded man named Robert drifting in the surf on a rubber raft. She takes him home, and, after he is revived, learns his story. As they talk, their mutual attraction grows, until a group of armed men suddenly arrives looking for Robert. (imdb)
Goya (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Biopic of the famous painter and epic history from the court of the King of Spain (and Netherland and Americas and Philippines..) to the revolutions and counter-revolutions of Napoleonic Spain.
It begins after Mattia leaves his family (his wife and his mother-in-law).The events in Mattia's life suddenly take a soaring run;the casino's villains turn up.Mattia meets Véronique (Caroline Berg).The music is,throughout the film ,alert and powerful,suggesting rather a "giallo" than a satire.There is no transition between Mattia's provincial life and his Monte-Carlo break. (imdb)
Notti e nebbie (1984) - TV Movie
Bruno Spada is a police inspector in Milan. He is a political investigator on charge of fascist's social republic. He represses undergound antifascists activities, check executive people's loyalty, in an era of a real civil war in Italy in the post armistice.
Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful colleague Bianca, and a relationship begins between the two. Where is this relationship heading, and will Michele be able to help the police catch the murderer?
A story about duty and freedom nuances. About social walls and mixture between past and present. About the other as projection of your desire.About silence and strange skin of words, about images and discoveries, about measure of understanding and price of frustration. (imdb)
The son of the owner of a large Italian cheese factory is kidnapped, but as the factory is on the verge of bankruptcy the owner hatches a plan to use the ransom money as reinvestment in the factory. (imdb)
In scenes that can be read as fantasy, reality, or dreams - or somewhere in-between all three - the director and writer Nanni Moretti takes the viewers into his world: as a director fighting a flawed establishment, as an artist seeking a true expression of his visions, and as a neurotic, disturbed individual trying to cope.