среда, 31 июля 2013 г.

Oeroeg (1993)

Oeroeg / Going Home

Director: Hans Hylkema
Stars: Jeroen Krabbé, Rik Launspach, Martin Schwab

Johan Ten Berghe joins the Dutch army when the Durtch East Indies unilaterally declare independence as Indonesia. He initiates his naive driver Twan in life in the East, having grown up there as son of colonial official Hendrik, now missing. Their adventures intertwine with Johan's childhood memories, especially concerning his native best friend, Oeroeg, who joined the rebellion, as well as their nanny and later de facto stepmother. Conflicting loyalties become tangible in extreme situations.

Language: Dutch | Indonesian
Subtitles: English (.srt)

вторник, 30 июля 2013 г.

Kappa (1994)

Kappa / Water Creature

Director: Tatsuya Ishii
Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Ryûji Harada, Keisuke Funakoshi

Set in 1953, the film centers on Yuka, a ten-year old lad who discovers a family of kappa in the lake near where he lives: the father of the sprites works on his invention as the mother and the son live in an underwater cave. Though there is an old story claiming that the kappa are protecting the village, a band of thickheaded locals are out to destroy these supernatural beings...

Japanese, with English subs (idx/sub)

воскресенье, 28 июля 2013 г.

Film socialisme (2010)

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Jean-Marc Stehlé, Agatha Couture, Mathias Domahidy, Patty Smith, Quentin Grosset

A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe. At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned their parents to appear before the court of their childhood. The children demand serious explanations of the themes of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. Our humanities. Visits to six sites of true or false myths: Egypt, Palestine, Odessa, Hellas, Naples and Barcelona.

French + English subs (.srt)

среда, 24 июля 2013 г.

Mixed Company (1974)

Director: Melville Shavelson
Stars: Barbara Harris, Joseph Bologna, Lisa Gerritsen

A couple with three children, two girls and a boy, adopt or foster three other children; a Black teen, a Viet Namese girl and a Native American boy.

In English

вторник, 23 июля 2013 г.

Amazon Forever (2004)

Director & Writer: Jean-Pierre Dutilleux
Stars: Aurelien Wiik, Chief Ayupu, Murilo Elbas

A stunning film of a young man who goes to the Amazon to document the lives of the indigenous people and falls in love.

Language: English, French, Portuguese, Tupi
Subtitle: English

воскресенье, 21 июля 2013 г.

Big Bully (1996)

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: Rick Moranis, Tom Arnold, Julianne Phillips, Justin Jon Ross, Blake Bashoff, Cody McMains, Michael Zwiener, Gregory Smith, Kyle Labine, Alexander Pollock, Eric Pospisil, Steven Taylor, Grant Hoover

A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.

In English (second audio)

пятница, 19 июля 2013 г.

The Lost Volcano (1950)

Director: Ford Beebe
Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Donald Woods, Marjorie Lord, Tommy Ivo

Hunting guides have kidnapped David and will force him to lead them to a lost city hidden in the center of an active volcano. Bomba the Jungle Boy arrives to rescue David just as the volcano is about to erupt.

In English

Harmonia (1948)

Director: Wojciech Has
Stars:  Edmund Biernacki, Kazimierz Dejunowicz and Tadeusz Owczarek

The first Wojciech J. Has (Saragossa manuscript) short film, very simple & touching story about a boy who dreams about buying an accordion.

Polish, translation is not needed.

четверг, 18 июля 2013 г.

Was bleibt / Home for the Weekend (2012)

Was bleibt / Home for the Weekend

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid
Stars: Lars Eidinger, Egon Merten, Eva Meckbach, Sebastian Zimmler

Thirty-something author Marko is estranged from his wife and lives separately from her and their five-year-old son Zowie in Berlin. The reason for his occasional weekend trips to his parents' countryside home is to allow them to see their grandchild, not to enjoy their company or bourgeois life...

German, with English subs (.srt)

среда, 17 июля 2013 г.

Thank You, Jackie Robinson (1978)

Director: Robert Lieberman
Stars: Ronnie Scribner, Charles Lampkin and Anne Gee Byrd

In 1947, a young white boy and an elderly black man enjoy a warm and wonderful friendship based on their mutual love of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Jackie Robinson.


вторник, 16 июля 2013 г.

Zonder Zelda (1997)

Director: Maarten Treurniet
Stars: Isabel Erisman, Damien Hope, Elsie de Brauw

In Zonder Zelda, barge skipper Wander looks back on his first love for his classmate Zelda. Zelda had just turned fourteen, when she joined Wander’s class. Zelda was more grown up than the other girls, almost a woman. And Wander was her opposite in every respect. Yet he is the only boy the inaccessible girl lets anywhere near her. She can be a child again with him. The reason becomes clear when Wander makes a shocking discovery and what he does forces his girlfriend to move. Since then he has never seen her again...

Dutch, with German hardsubs

воскресенье, 14 июля 2013 г.

A Nightmare on Drug Street (1988)

Directed by Traci Wald Donat
Stars: Joleen Lutz, Adam Jeffries, Jeff Bollow, Raymond Cruz

Drug scare film produced for schools. Three dead kids in a blackened beyond recount their drug experiences. You get kids boozing, snorting lines, smoking crack, and dying too.

In English

пятница, 12 июля 2013 г.

Avant que de tout perdre (2013)

Director & Writer: Xavier Legrand
Stars: Léa Drucker, Anne Benoît, Miljan Chatelain, Denis Ménochet

Miriam, with her two children, escapes her husband, whom she fears.

In French, with Russian hardsubs

вторник, 9 июля 2013 г.

La kryptonite nella borsa (2011)

La kryptonite nella borsa / Kryptonite!

Director: Ivan Cotroneo
Stars: Valeria Golino, Cristiana Capotondi, Luca Zingaretti, Libero De Rienzo, Luigi Catani

Every family has its secrets. But some are funnier than others.
Naples. 1973. Peppino Sansone is 9, comes from a large and fairly chaotic family and has an older cousin, Gennaro, who thinks he is Superman.
Peppino divides his days between the crazy and colourful world of his young aunt and uncle, Titina and Salvatore, made up of dancing in squares, parties in basements and attending feminist collectives, and his home where his mum has shut herself away in an incomprehensible silence and his father tries to distract him by giving him little chicks to keep as if they were pets...

Italian, with Italian and English subs in the mkv container

пятница, 5 июля 2013 г.

The ButterCream Gang (1992)

Director: Bruce Neibaur
Stars: Jason Johnson, Michael D. Weatherred, Brandon Blaser

Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But the remaining members of the gang, especially their new leader Scott, refuse to give up on their friend Pete.

In English

среда, 3 июля 2013 г.

Not a word about football (1973)

Not a word about football / Ni slova o futbole

Director: Isaak Magiton
Stars: Irina Volkova, Inga Budkevich, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Tanya Gorodnicheva, Vitya Kharitonov, Vladimir Grammatikov, Misha Turchenkov

Fourteen year old Slavik has always wanted to play football, but in order to play on the children's team he lies and pretends to be 13 years old. When they win, his life could not be better. But when his little sister finds out what he's done and threatens to send a letter to the losing team, his deception is revealed.

In Russian

понедельник, 1 июля 2013 г.

Lucumi The Rumbero of Cuba (1995)

Lucumi The Rumbero of Cuba / Lucumi, l’enfant rumbero de Cuba

Director: Tony Gatlif
Starring: Michael Herrera Duarte (as Lucumi)

Lucumi is ten and lives in Havana's black district. Brought up to beat the drum, he dreams of becoming a great rumbero. With other kids on his block he improvises rumbas on old cans, pots and pans. With the rumba beat, Lucumi sings, dances, plays, a a better way to talk about his young but already hard life. One Saturday the best of Hvana's musicians decide to get together at the "Solar California" to honour the memory of Chano Pozo, better known as "the drum of Cuba".

Short, documentary
English narration + English hardsubs while Spanish dialogues