четверг, 31 октября 2013 г.

The Space Children (1958)


Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: Michel Ray, Johnny Crawford, Adam Williams, Peggy Webber, Jackie Coogan, Johnny Washbrook, Raymond Bailey

Dave Brewster (Adam Williams), an electronic technician arrives in town for a new job at the base with his wife, Anne (Peggy Webber) and their two children Bud (Michel Ray) and Ken (Johnny Crawford). The boys are drawn, along with the other children from the base to a lonely cave near the beach, where the kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to figure out what's happening with their unruly offspring.

English
 

среда, 30 октября 2013 г.

Priklyucheniya Artyomki (1956)


Priklyucheniya Artyomki / Приключения Артёмки / Artyomka's adventures

Director: Andrei Apsolon
Stars: Borya Aleksandrov, Leonid Gallis, Tamara Lapkina, Ivan Nazarov, Tito Romalio

Russia in early 20th century - young boy, circus and upcoming revolution.

USSR
In Russian
 

суббота, 26 октября 2013 г.

Run for the Roses (1977)


Director: Henry Levin
Stars: Panchito Gómez, Vera Miles, Keith Babb, Henry Brandon, Lisa Eilbacher

A lame racehorse is healed with the aid of a youngster's loving care and is able to enter the famed Kentucky Derby.

English, with Greek hardsubs
 

пятница, 25 октября 2013 г.

Dinosaurs! (1987)


Directors: Ray Cioni, Kelli Bixler, Will Vinton
Stars: Fred Savage, Michele Mariana, Josette DiCarlo

Philip gives a class report on dinosaurs, with the help of an animated chalkboard and Will Vinton's claymation dinosaurs.

Educational short with animation
In English
 

среда, 23 октября 2013 г.

Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano (1969)


Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano / Giacomo Casanova: Childhood and Adolescence

Director: Luigi Comencini
Stars: Leonard Whiting, Maria Grazia Buccella, Lionel Stander, Claudio De Kunert, Raoul Grassilli, Wilfrid Brambell, Mario Beron, Cristina Comencini, Senta Berger

The famous Italian lover Casanova is portrayed by Claudio De Kunert as a child and by Leonardo Whiting as an adolescent on the verge of manhood. Planning to help the poor by going into religious law, he quickly is smitten by a bevy of beauties and by Millescudi (Senta Berger) in particular. After his first sermon as an aspiring abbot, the collection plate is flooded with love letters to the handsome young man. Casanova soon abandons his religious pursuits for more worldly pleasures.

Italy
In Italian, with English subs (.srt)

вторник, 22 октября 2013 г.

Volshebyy krug (1976)


Volshebyy krug / Волшебный круг / Magic Circle

Director: Valentin Kozachkov
Stars: Fyodor Gavrilov, Oleg Korchikov, Vadim Kuznetsov, Ivan Ryzhov, Vladimir Tatosov

Circus, first love and revolution propaganda by Russian orphan boy in early 20th century.

Soviet TV movie for kids, two episodes
In Russian

суббота, 19 октября 2013 г.

Gishiki / The Ceremony


Gishiki / The Ceremony

Director: Nagisa Ôshima
Stars: Kenzô Kawarasaki, Atsuko Kaku, Atsuo Nakamura, Ryuichi Tsubaki, Kiyoshi Tsuchiya, Nobuko Otowa, Hôsei Komatsu, Yoshiaki Ota

The film takes place in postwar Japan, following a Japanese clan through their wedding and funeral ceremonies, and the lengths the family goes to preserve their traditions in spite of the damage it causes to the younger generations.

Japan
Japanese, with English subs

четверг, 17 октября 2013 г.

Small Windows (1972)


Director: Scott Forslund
Stars: Richard Connelly, Mark Presser, David Strongin, Deborah Sydral, Myles Telford

Following the death of his mother 13-year-old Jon is sent to live with his cousin Anne. Soon, the two begin to grow close, and a relationship develops.

In English
 

среда, 16 октября 2013 г.

Crazy Love (1987)


Director: Dominique Deruddere
Stars: Josse De Pauw, Geert Hunaerts, Michael Pas, Gene Bervoets, Amid Chakir, Florence Béliard, Karen van Parijs, Carmela Locantore, An Van Essche

The film is based on various writings by author and poet Charles Bukowski. It follows Harry Voss during three important days of his life: the first is as a youth, the second on the day of his high school graduation and the third as a lonely, middle-aged man.

Belgium
Dutch + English subs (.srt)

воскресенье, 13 октября 2013 г.

Ang tatay kong nanay (1978)


Ang tatay kong nanay / My Father, My Mother

Director: Lino Brocka
Stars: Dolphy, Niño Muhlach, Phillip Salvador, Marissa Delgado, Lorli Villanueva

Coring (Dolphy), a gay beautician has nurtured a crush for his handsome young friend Dennis (Phillip Salvador). When Dennis appears at Coring's door with a baby and a need to disappear for a while, Coring has no choice but to take in the child, and raise him as best he can.

Country: Philippines
Language: Filipino | Tagalog + English subs

суббота, 12 октября 2013 г.

A Christmas Treat (1985)


Director & Writer: Tim Sullivan
Stars: Jason Gulisano, Santa Claws (himself)

A young boy is lying in bed as Santa is downstairs leaving presents under the tree. The boy slowly walks down the stairs and taps on Santa's shoulder...

Short
English (not much words spoken)
Song by Nat King Cole
 

четверг, 10 октября 2013 г.

La India (1975)


Director: Rogelio A. González
Stars: Isela Vega, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Jaime Moreno, Mario Almada, Sergio Calderón, Juan Carlos Legorreta, Luis Fabián, Lilia Prado

A boy after watching his mother making love to another man becomes obsessed with her, to the point that as he grows up becomes a rival to her mother's (a cabaret dancer called LA India) lover.

Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish

среда, 9 октября 2013 г.

Mother Anush (1983)

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Մայրիկ Անուշ / Mayrik Anush / Мама Ануш / Mother Anush

Director: Araik Vauni
Stars: Lia Akhejakova, Lev Durov, A.Sherents, Tigran Voskanyan, S.Kevorkov, A.Khachatryan

The film tells us of the adventures of a mother who tries to visit her son in one of the military units.

Country: Armenia (USSR)
Language: Russian

вторник, 8 октября 2013 г.

White Material (2009)


Director: Claire Denis
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé, Nicolas Duvauchelle, William Nadylam, Michel Subor, Adèle Ado, Daniel Tchangang

A white French family outlawed in its home and attempting to save its coffee plantation connects with a black hero also embroiled in the tumult. All try to survive as their world rapidly crumbles around them.

France - Cameroon
In French (second audio) + English subs (.srt)

воскресенье, 6 октября 2013 г.

San Mao liu lang ji (1949)


San mao liu lang ji / Winter of Three Hairs / An Orphan on the Streets

Directors: Gong Yan, Ming Zhao
Stars: Longji Wang, Cheng Han, Guan Hong-Yuan, Gong Bo-An, Huang Chen

This classic of Chinese cinema follows the orphan San Mao through the winter of 1948 as he fends for himself doing odd jobs, avoiding crooks and joining a loyal gang of children. Starving, San Mao decides to sell himself to a rich family who look after him and teach him good manners. He quickly feels trapped by their bourgeois lifestyle and escapes onto the street again.

Country: China
Language: Mandarin + English subs (.srt)

суббота, 5 октября 2013 г.

Bottoms Up (1960)


Director: Mario Zampi
Stars: Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard, Martita Hunt, Sydney Tafler, Raymond Huntley, Reginald Beckwith, Vanda Hudson, John Mitchell

'Jimmy Edwards' reprises his radio role as the Professor trying to control a school full of naughty boys.

In English
 

пятница, 4 октября 2013 г.

Gun Smugglers (1948)


Director: Frank McDonald
Stars: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Martha Hyer, Gary Gray, Paul Hurst, Douglas Fowley, Robert Bray

Young Danny leads an Army detail into a trap enabling his brother Steve and his gang to capture their load of gattling guns. Tim and Chito capture the brothers but don't find the guns. Tim takes over care of the boy hoping he will lead a new life and tell where the guns are located. Just when is appears to be working, Tim learns Danny has helped his brother escape.

In English
 

четверг, 3 октября 2013 г.

Avaeté - Semente da Vingança (1985)


Avaeté - Semente da Vingança / Avaete, Seed of Revenge

Director: Zelito Viana
Stars: Aribeti Ayres, Hugo Carvana, Jurandir de Oliveira, Macsuara Kadiweu, Jayme del Cueto, José Dumont, Alvá Júnior, Jairo Canoeiro, Gilson Nanimpe

Little Indian boy survives his tribe massacre, growing up together with his wish for revenge and his quest for his own identity. Based on a true story.

Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese

среда, 2 октября 2013 г.

Zasekrechennyy gorod (1974)


Засекреченный город / Zasekrechennyy gorod / Secret City

Director: Mikhail Yuzovsky
Stars: Andrey Kupriyanov, Seryozha Yakunin, Evaldas Mikaliunas, Sasha Nazarov, Igor Ozerov, Aleksei Smirnov, Marina Dyuzheva, Sergei Gurzo Ml., Vladimir Korovin

Soviet Pioneers and their militaristic games in Secret City; a kids summer camp movie.

Soviet Union
In Russian

вторник, 1 октября 2013 г.

Quo Vadis (1951)


Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann
Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov, Patricia Laffan, Finlay Currie, Peter Miles, Buddy Baer

A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.

In English (second audio)