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1981
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directed by Ricardo Trogi, 1971-; designed by Anne-Karine Gauthier, fl. 2002-2009; produced by Nicole Robert, fl. 2009, Go Films; performed by Sandrine Bisson, fl. 2009, Claudio Colangelo, fl. 2009 and Jean-Carl Boucher, fl. 2009 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 42 mins
This cheeky, coming-of-age comedy tells the story of 11-year-old Ricardo, who in 1981, struggles to fit in at his new school. With a flare for inventiveness and a desperate desire to impress his classmates, Ricardo weaves a web of untruths, which he must carefully maintain to keep up appearances for his new friend...
directed by Ricardo Trogi, 1971-; designed by Anne-Karine Gauthier, fl. 2002-2009; produced by Nicole Robert, fl. 2009, Go Films; performed by Sandrine Bisson, fl. 2009, Claudio Colangelo, fl. 2009 and Jean-Carl Boucher, fl. 2009 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 42 mins
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Aaltra
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directed by Benoit Delepine, 1958- and Gustave de Kervern, 1962-; designed by Isabelle Girard, fl. 2002-2012; produced by Vincent Tavier, fl. 2004 and Guillaume Malandrin, fl. 2004, La Parti Productions, Moviestream and OF2B Productions; performed by Michel de Gavre, fl. 2004, Gustave de Kervern, 1962- and Benoit Delepine, 1958- (Film Movement, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins
Comedians Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern, who wrote, directed, and co-star in this irreverent road movie, show a distinct flair for understated physical comedy and defiantly non-PC humor. Rural neighbors who hate each other come to blows one day on a farm and get tangled up in an agricultural tractor, leavi...
directed by Benoit Delepine, 1958- and Gustave de Kervern, 1962-; designed by Isabelle Girard, fl. 2002-2012; produced by Vincent Tavier, fl. 2004 and Guillaume Malandrin, fl. 2004, La Parti Productions, Moviestream and OF2B Productions; performed by Michel de Gavre, fl. 2004, Gustave de Kervern, 1962- and Benoit Delepine, 1958- (Film Movement, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins
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Absurdistan
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directed by Veit Helmer, 1968-; designed by Serap Bahadir, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Veit Helmer, 1968-, Veit Helmer Filmproduktion, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Bayerischer Rundfunk and Arte France; performed by Nino Chkheidze, fl. 2008, Max Mauff, 1987- and Kristyna Malerova, 1985- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 24 mins
Welcome to Absurdistan, a small village in the high desert mountains, just on the outskirts of reality, where magical visions and bizarre events fuse together. The village is facing a water shortage, but the men are too lazy to fix a rickety pipeline and the women are getting fed up with their good-for-nothing hus...
directed by Veit Helmer, 1968-; designed by Serap Bahadir, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Veit Helmer, 1968-, Veit Helmer Filmproduktion, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Bayerischer Rundfunk and Arte France; performed by Nino Chkheidze, fl. 2008, Max Mauff, 1987- and Kristyna Malerova, 1985- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 24 mins
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Agata And The Storm
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directed by Silvio Soldini, 1958-; designed by Silvia Nebiolo, fl. 1996-2012; produced by Tiziana Soudani, fl. 2004, Luigi Musini, 1948- and Roberto Cicutto, 1948-, Albachiara, Amka Films Productions, Televisione Svizzera Italiana and Mercury Film Productions; performed by Emilio Solfrizzi, 1962-, Giuseppe Battiston, 1968- and Licia Maglietta, 1954- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2004), 2 hours
A swirl of pop-art color, madcap magic, and the bittersweet call of life and love suddenly take the mature, ravishing, self-reliant Agata by storm. When Agata, the popular bookshop proprietor and dispenser of sunny wisdom in the form of books, is suddenly wooed by a man almost half her age, her electricity hits hi...
directed by Silvio Soldini, 1958-; designed by Silvia Nebiolo, fl. 1996-2012; produced by Tiziana Soudani, fl. 2004, Luigi Musini, 1948- and Roberto Cicutto, 1948-, Albachiara, Amka Films Productions, Televisione Svizzera Italiana and Mercury Film Productions; performed by Emilio Solfrizzi, 1962-, Giuseppe Battiston, 1968- and Licia Maglietta, 1954- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2004), 2 hours
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Almost Peaceful
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directed by Michel Deville, 1931-; designed by Madeline Fontaine, fl. 1991-2013; produced by Rosalinde Deville, fl. 2002-2005, Eléfilm, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, France 3 Cinéma, France Télévision Images 2 and Gimages 6; performed by Simon Abkarian, 1962-, Zabou Breitman, 1959- and Vincent Elbaz, 1871- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors.
directed by Michel Deville, 1931-; designed by Madeline Fontaine, fl. 1991-2013; produced by Rosalinde Deville, fl. 2002-2005, Eléfilm, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, France 3 Cinéma, France Télévision Images 2 and Gimages 6; performed by Simon Abkarian, 1962-, Zabou Breitman, 1959- and Vincent Elbaz, 1871- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
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As Seen Through a Telescope
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directed by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959; produced by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959, George Albert Smith Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1900), 1 min
In this short silent film, directed by George Albert Smith, a man looks through a small telescope as another man ties a woman's shoelace, lingering on the woman's ankle. The film illustrates an early use of the close-up shot.
directed by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959; produced by George Albert Smith, 1864-1959, George Albert Smith Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1900), 1 min
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The Big Swallow
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directed by James Williamson, 1855-1933; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company; performed by Sam Dalton, 1950- (London, England: British Film Institute, 1901), 1 min
In this silent film comedy directed by James Williamson, a man who is being filmed casually approaches the camera, getting closer and closer, and then opens his mouth and seems to swallow the camera and photographer. He then backs away for a moment, and smiles.
directed by James Williamson, 1855-1933; produced by Williamson Kinematograph Company; performed by Sam Dalton, 1950- (London, England: British Film Institute, 1901), 1 min
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The Biter Bit
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produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
In this short, silent film comedy from Bamforth Films, a man hiding behind a bush plays a practical trick on a gardener watering a lawn by kinking his hose and then releasing the kink so that the gardener is sprayed with water. The gardener finds the man and chases him.
produced by Bamforth Films (London, England: British Film Institute, 1899), 1 min
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Black Rider
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directed by Pepe Danquart, 1955-; designed by Yasmin Ramadan, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Alberto Kitzler, fl. 1992-2001, Trans-Film Vertrieb; performed by Stefan Merki, 1963-, Paul Outlaw, 1957- and Senta Moira, 1925- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 1993), 12 mins
Pepe Danquart's Academy Award winning short film captures the dignity of a man confronted with a problem many of us may have faced in a foreign culture. And when dealing with ignorance and intolerance, nothing makes more of a statement than the power of humor.
directed by Pepe Danquart, 1955-; designed by Yasmin Ramadan, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Alberto Kitzler, fl. 1992-2001, Trans-Film Vertrieb; performed by Stefan Merki, 1963-, Paul Outlaw, 1957- and Senta Moira, 1925- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 1993), 12 mins
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Bomber
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directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Maureen A. Ryan and Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013, Boris Films; performed by Eileen Nicholas, fl. 2009, Benjamin Whitrow, 1937-2017 and Shane Taylor, 1974- (Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins
Alistar and Valerie have been planning a special trip to Germany for a very long time. When their son Ross stops by the house to send them off, happenstance turns into an impromptu family road trip of the most tortuous kind. Alistar berates Ross for all that he is not in life, while Valerie tries to keep the peace...
directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Maureen A. Ryan and Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013, Boris Films; performed by Eileen Nicholas, fl. 2009, Benjamin Whitrow, 1937-2017 and Shane Taylor, 1974- (Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins
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