Drama • 2019 • 1 hr 56 min
In order to make this type of powerful movie you need to have the script and actors to back it up and it absolutely does, holy shit!
Very strong movie. Shows Polish culture in real way.
I've been pleasantly surprised by this film. I went in only seeing the cover so I thought it was some religious film but it's soo much more.
fascinating characters with a lot to say. fate, guilt, humanity. great direction and atmosphere
Great movie, great actors, unsual story, loved it!
What happens when we lose faith or gain it
What happens when a rebellious youth cons his way into the clergy? Apparently, a gripping drama about reconciliation in a broken small town.
Even if you are terrible sinner you can do a lot of good and even if you are great believer you still sin. Unexpectedly amazing movie!
Muy lenta, hay que tenerle mucha paciencia, sin embargo alcanza para valer la pena. Buena historia y actuación.
I kill, I kill my thoughts, do you know what we are serious about? Relying on others. From extending your finger to others. ”
Merab, a devoted dancer, has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli, sparks both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause Merab to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships.
Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they join his neighbor, Scheitz, an elderly eccentric, when he leaves Germany to live in Wisconsin.
Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes. School awaits.
While vacationing on a remote German island with his pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.
After handing in a report on the treatment of Chinese colonial labor, Kaji is offered the post of labor chief at a large mining operation in Manchuria, which also grants him exemption from military service. He accepts, and moves to Manchuria with his newly-wed wife Michiko, but when he tries to put his ideas of more humane treatment into practice, he finds himself at odds with scheming officials, cruel foremen, and the military police.
Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.
A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice– whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.