Sakalí léta 1993
1h 50m | Comedy, Musical | Release date: December 9, 1993 (Czech Republic)
A period musical comedy set in a quiet Prague quarter at the end of the fifties. Using the western plot device of the “man from nowhere” a generation gap story unfolds of changing social climate. The action is driven by the character of a young man named Baby (Martin Dejdar) who causes a local rebellion by bringing rock’n’roll to a Communist neighborhood raised on swing.
David and Layla, two teenagers who really like “Hombres G” and they like each other too, but everything he does to win her over ends badly. Thirty years later they meet again and realize that the feelings have not completely disappeared.
“The wind came, the ocean stayed, yet I am still here without you.” Raised by his grandma, Ma Na Wei has lived a frugal life on Lanyu (Orchid Island). At the Tao tribe community’s elementary school, a newly qualified teacher, Yu Zhongxun, sees the tiny island as a backward and boring place. He desperately wants to get back to his former colorful metropolitan life. Yu saw an opportunity to get a decent performance evaluation by having the students participate in the annual Aboriginal Dance Competition. As the students and teachers work to prepare for the competition, they explore their potentials and reclaim their lost pride and courage.
Neberte nám princeznú (1981)
55min | Family, Musical | TV Movie 1981
Modern version of Snowhite fairytale. Girl Katka is frustrated and restless. She escapes from home and find herself in the orphanage. Seven orphan boys hide her and call her “Princess”. But Katka is soon uncovered and her frantic mother is on the way…
Mary Lou 2009
Tamid oto chalom (original title)
35min | Drama, Musical, Romance | TV Series (2009– )
A musical series composed of songs by Israeli singer Tsvik Pick tells the story of a boy named Meir. Meir’s mother, stage name Mary Lou, is a talented singer and a great Tsvik admirer. One day, however, he suddenly leaves Meira and his father without explanation. The boy sets out to look for her and firmly believes that one day they will meet again. In addition to Tsvick Pick’s songs, he is accompanied during his search by Shuli’s best friend. The last part of the triangle of young people is Gabriel.
Hello Again 2017
Not Rated | 1h 45min | Drama, Music, Musical | 8 November 2017 (USA)
A movie musical adaptation of Michael John LaChiusa’s celebrated 1994 Off-Broadway/Lincoln Center produced musical, Hello Again, (inspired by Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde) explores 10 fleeting love affairs across 10 periods in New York City history through 10 ten lust-fueled episodes.
Pete’s Dragon 1977
G | 2h 8min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 3 November 1977 (USA)
In early-20th-century New England, 9-year-old orphan Pete escapes his brutal adoptive parents, the Gogans, with his only friend, a cartoon dragon named Elliott. They successfully escape to Passamaquoddy, Maine and live with lighthouse-keeper Nora and her father Lampie, but the corrupt Dr. Terminus seeks Elliott for medical purposes.
Screened in over 75 international film festivals (including the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival), “Fairies” is a musical fantasy come true. Timothy is bullied by homophobic classmates at his all boys high school. While studying A Midsummer Night’s Dream, he imagines a world where he isn’t so different. With the help of Midsummer, his quirky teacher, a spectacular musical dream and tons of glitter- he creates a way to fit in.
Mr. Blob in the Universe 1988
Pan Kleks w kosmosie (original title)
2h 28min | Adventure, Family, Musical | 5 December 1988 (Poland)
Kids from the orphanage in Malishev receive for Christmas a newest computer from a former pupil of this children’s home, and now the president of a large electronic corporation, as a gift. The computer tells them a story that can happen in 25 years. The Great Electronics after escaping from the Island of Inventors, settles on the planet Mango and invents Fantomization (teleportation). He kidnaps Agnieszka and gives it to the governor of the planet, Don Bazar. In the meantime, Pan Blot is in the last Nature Reserve. Peas, Agnieszka’s friend, together with his class friends, goes to the Blob to help find Agnieszka.