понедельник, 27 июля 2015 г.

The Son of Tarzan (1920)



Directors: Arthur J. Flaven, Harry Revier
Stars: Kamuela C. Searle, Gordon Griffith, P. Dempsey Tabler, Nita Martan, Karla Schramm, Mae Giraci, Eugene Burr, Frank Morrell, Ray Thompson

Tarzan's son Jack is kidnapped from England by Tarzan's old enemy Paulovich. He escapes into the African jungle with the help of Paulovich's trained ape Akut. There he meets Meriem, a white girl held by Arabs. He frees her and falls in love. Meriem (who is really an heiress) is sought by Paulovich. Tarzan arrives with Jane at his African estate and intervenes.

USA
Silent movie, English intertitles
 

пятница, 24 июля 2015 г.

Uspavanka za decaka (2007)


Uspavanka za decaka / Lullaby for a boy

Director: Milos Pusic
Stars: Aleksandar Djurica, Boris Isakovic, Anita Mancic, Igor Martinovic, Miso Obradovic, Marko Savic, Milan Smit

A police investigator is violently interrogating a boy accused of subversive activities. Meanwhile, at home, his wife is tending to their gravely ill son. The investigator starts to believe that there is a strange link between the pain he is inflicting upon his prisoner and the recovery of his son.

Short
Serbia, in Serbo-Croatian, with English hardsubs
 

Flood Tide (1958)


Director: Abner Biberman
Stars: George Nader, Cornell Borchers, Michel Ray, Judson Pratt, Joanna Moore, Charles Arnt, Russ Conway, John Morley

When the testimony of a crippled child sends a murder suspect to prison, a friend of the accused sets out to investigate the crime on his own.

USA, Universal International Pictures (UI)
In English
 

понедельник, 20 июля 2015 г.

Urchin (2007)



Director & Writer: John Harlacher
Stars: Sebastian Montoya, Rick Poli, Larry Swansen, Gates Leonard, Donald Silva, Norm Golden, Krista Watterworth, Barbara King, Will Brunson, John Harlacher

A young boy living in a Manhattan tunnel town known as Scum City fights to save an old man from the center of the Earth and a young girl in need of protection.

USA
In English

воскресенье, 19 июля 2015 г.

Chop My Money (2014)



Director & Writer: Theo Anthony
Stars: Manu Bahiti Jean Christophe, David Muhindo, Guillain Paluku

Patient, Guillain and David have nothing to lose and everything to gain... so get the fuck out of their way. Director Theo Anthony’s vibrantly stylized doc follows three street kids in the Eastern Congo, who share their dreams and philosophies to the rhythm of Montreal-based musician Dirty Beaches.

Country: Congo
Language: Swahili and English, with English hardsubs
 

суббота, 18 июля 2015 г.

Hassan Hussen (1997)


Director: Aktan Arym Kubat

Twins Hassan and Hussen are coming back home carrying water. As they can't stop squabble with each other, an old man intervene.

Short
Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyz, actually no translation needed
 

пятница, 17 июля 2015 г.

Zly chlopiec (1950)


Zly chlopiec / The Bad Boy

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Jan Lomnicki

First short film by Andrzej Wajda, based on the story "A Naughty Boy" by A. Chekhov.

Short
Poland, in Polish, silent movie
English subs (.srt), actually they're not needed
 

вторник, 14 июля 2015 г.

Split (1974)


Director & Writer: Roger Lambert
Stars: Madeline Aitken, Mark Draisey, Ron Creber, Steve Reader

A young boy with behavioral problems claims to have been possessed by an alien life-force. Mark believes that he has been possessed by an alien named Split. Sent to a psychiatrist and unable to persuade anyone of Split's existence, Mark is persuaded to travel with the alien to his home planet.

UK
In English, with German subs (in .mkv)
 

воскресенье, 12 июля 2015 г.

M/Other (1999)


Director: Nobuhiro Suwa
Stars: Tomokazu Miura, Makiko Watanabe, Ryudai Takahashi, Hiroo Fuseya

Tetsuro is living with his young girlfriend Aki in a pleasant house in Tokyo. They both spend a lot of time at their jobs. However their routine is upset when Tetsuro brings his 8 year old son Shun to live with them, while his ex-wife recovers from a car accident. Aki is annoyed because she was not asked, and she knows that she will have to do the bulk of the work in caring for him. This forces Aki to reevaluate her relationship, and decide whether she is to remain a modern working woman, or become a mother.

Japan
In Japanese, with English subs (.srt)
 

суббота, 11 июля 2015 г.

Tayna dvukh okeanov (1957)


Tayna dvukh okeanov / Ori okeanis saidumloeba / The Secret of Two Oceans

Director: Konstantine Pipinashvili
Stars: Sergei Stolyarov, Igor Vladimirov, Sergei Golovanov, Igor Bristol, Mikhail Gluzskiy, Pavel Luspekayev, Pyotr Sobolevsky, Vakhtang Ninua, Sergey Komarov, Antonina Maksimova, Leonid Pirogov, Irina Preys

In this russian "James Bond" combined with "fantastika"  flick , in Atlantic and the Pacific explode two ships - one Russian and one French. What's behind it ? The ultra-modern U-boat "Pioneer" is to provide enlightenment. It is sent out to drive under the command of Captain Nikola Vorontsov (Sergei Stolyarov) from Leningrad to Vladivostok and after to the coast of Japan to track down the attacker. On the high seas the shipwrecked boy Pavlik (Igor Bristol) is added in what will be the adventure of his life. It also appears on the "Pioneer" is a saboteur...

USSR
In Russian, with English subs (.srt)
 

Joi Baba Felunath (1978)



Joi Baba Felunath / The Elephant God

Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Parinita Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Satya Bannerjee, Jit Bose, Bimal Chatterjee, Biplab Chatterjee, Siddhartha Chatterjee

This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a holiday. But the theft of a priceless deity of Lord Ganesh (the Elephant God) from a local household forces him to start investigation.

Country: India
Language: Bengali
English subs (.srt)

четверг, 9 июля 2015 г.

Ich seh, Ich seh (2014)


Ich seh, Ich seh / Goodnight Mommy

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz
Stars: Susanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz, Hans Escher, Elfriede Schatz

In the heat of the summer. A lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to doubt that this woman is actually their mother. It emerges an existential struggle for identity and fundamental trust.

Austria
In German + English subs

вторник, 7 июля 2015 г.

Mokey (1942)


Director: Wells Root
Stars: Donna Reed, Robert Blake, Dan Dailey, Cordell Hickman, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas, Bob Stebbins, Frank Ward, Etta McDaniel, Marcella Moreland, George Lloyd, Matt Moore, Cleo Desmond

Mokey is an eight-year-old boy whose father gives him too little attention and whose stepmother misunderstands him. His misdeeds are due to neglect and misunderstanding on the part of his elders.

USA, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
In English
 

понедельник, 6 июля 2015 г.

Lyubov s aktsentom (2012)


Lyubov s aktsentom / Love with Accent

Director: Rezo Gigineishvili
Stars: Svetlana Bondarchuk, Zuka Tsirekidze, Viktor Barbakadze, Nani Bregvadze, Tinatin Dalakishvili, Nikita Efremov, Gia Gogishvili, Gia Japaridze, Giorgi Kalandarishvili, Gio Khutsishvili, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Giorgi Kipshidze, Guga Kotetishvili, Olga Legrand, Misha Meskhi, Anna Mikhalkova, Nadezhda Mikhalkova, Merab Ninidze, Sofiya Nizharadze, Onise Oniani

Colorfully rich, and emotionally deep, "Love with Accent" is a film that explores several very different love stories. These are true stories of human feelings, bright and passionate, mature and merciless. They range from the naïve and absurd, to the odd and comical, to the lucky, to the melancholy.

Russia
In Russian, with English subs (in .mkv)
 

четверг, 2 июля 2015 г.

Creatures the World Forgot (1971)



Director: Don Chaffey
Stars: Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John, Gerard Bonthuys, Hans Kiesouw, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Sue Wilson, Rosalie Crutchley, Marcia Fox, Josje Kiesouw, Beverly Blake, Doon Baide

In prehistoric times two brothers (a more or less good one and a more or less bad one) fight each other for the leadership of their tribe.

UK, Hammer Film Productions
In English (no translation needed)
 

среда, 1 июля 2015 г.

Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage (1989)


Director: Jack Gold
Stars: Miranda Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Jamie Groves, Edward Holmes, Jack Shepherd, Zoë Wanamaker, Katerina Hadjimatheou, Nicholas Barnes, Terry Sue Patt, Victoria Shalet, Peter Howitt

Comedy about some of the different families and groups of Brits who converge on a camping site in Brittany for their annual holiday including the army-disciplined Pratts, the Fitness Freaks, Fatty Granada, Topless, who is obsessed with the nearby nudist beach, and Early Bird, as they are nicknamed by the Mariott family.

UK
In English