What the Day Owes the Night 2012
Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (original title)
2h 42min | Drama, Romance | 12 September 2012 (France)
Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle’s care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country.
SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog 2019
1h 33min | Family | 29 June 2020 (UK)
SHEPHERD is based on the award-winning and bestselling Israeli novel, “The Jewish Dog,” by Asher Kravitz. Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in WWII Berlin. He is adopted by an SS Officer who trains him to attack and round up Jews at a concentration camp. Kaleb is well cared for and good at his job until one day when he is distracted by a familiar scent. His original master, a young boy named Joshua, has arrived as a prisoner of the camp. Kaleb has not lost his loyalty to Joshua who finds solace in secretly visiting his dog at night. Joshua’s life is at risk. Together they escape the camp and after months of near-death experiences, they are found by partisans who help Joshua make safe passage to Israel.
The Holy Mountain 1973
La montaña sagrada (original title)
R | 1h 54min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 11 July 1975 (Mexico)
A Christlike figure wanders through bizarre, grotesque scenarios filled with religious and sacrilegious imagery. He meets a mystical guide who introduces him to seven wealthy and powerful people, each representing a planet in the Solar system. These seven, along with the protagonist, the guide and the guide’s assistant, divest themselves of their worldly goods and form a group of nine who will seek the Holy Mountain, in order to displace the gods who live there and become immortal.
Kids from Shaolin 1984
Shao Lin xiao zi (original title)
TV-14 | 1h 39min | Action, Comedy | 26 January 1984 (Hong Kong)
Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin kids stealing his sword style (besides, he wants a son to teach it to, and the closest thing he has is a lesbian daughter) that he is taken off guard when some real bad guys come along to kill his family, but the Shaolin family helps them out. All the while, everyone is desperately trying to get the lesbian girl to marry Jet Li.
Playing Soldiers 1967
Mali vojnici (original title)
1h 32min | Drama | 27 December 1967 (Yugoslavia)
After the end of WW2 a blonde boy arrives at an orphanage made for the children of Partizans or people being killed in the war. The headmaster knows that the boy’s parents were Nazis but conceals that fact from others, fearing violence by vengeful children. He invents the boy’s life story, but the other children get suspicious.
Chempiony iz podvorotni (2012) E02 Drama | TV Mini-Series (2012)
The main storyline consists of several human lives, evolving according to a rather complicated and very unpredictable schedule. Even the offer of a major reward could not dull the feeling of true friendship and faith in the purity of human relations. Even a lot of money could not make these people forget about their main qualities, thanks to which people remain themselves even in the most difficult situations. The protagonist of the film, despite its deplorable position, was able to keep in his heart the light to which other people are drawn.