Abdulladzhan, ili posvyashchaetsya Stivenu Spilbergu 1991

Abdulladzhan, ili posvyashchaetsya Stivenu Spilbergu 1991

Abdulladzhan, ili posvyashchaetsya Stivenu Spilbergu 1991
1h 29min | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1 December 2001 (Japan)

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This non-budget feature film is a kind of spoof on Spielberg’s E.T., made with “Plan 9” attitude. It’s is about an alien fallen down at the fields of Uzbek kolkhoz (agro-cooperative). Hence, many funny and bizarre things and accidents here and then. But the most hilarious thing there is in Russian voice-over made with a strong Uzbek accent. This a kind of sweat-hearted satire about decline of Soviet era in Central Asia.

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Unexpected Encounters 1995

Unexpected Encounters 1995

Unexpected Encounters 1995

Unexpected Encounters 1995
Nesmluvená setkání (original title)
1h 40min | Sci-Fi | TV Movie 13 December 1995

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The movie based on the Russian scifi book “Malysh” (The Kid) by the authors Boris and Arkadi Strugatski.
An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off…

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Tom et Lola 1990

Tom et Lola 1990

Tom et Lola 1990
1h 37min | Sci-Fi | 17 January 1990 (France)

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Their immune systems tragically damaged at birth, TOM AND LOLA are two beautiful children forever isolated in plastic bubbles. But neither cold urethane nor chillier hospital technicians can keep down the beguiling spirit of these indomitable siblings. Nor can anything stop their quest to one day run naked and truly free, unbound from the medical shackles that bind them. Magnifique!

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The Curse 1987

The Curse 1987

The Curse 1987

The Curse 1987
1h 32min | Sci-Fi, Horror | 11 September 1987 (USA)

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Nathan Crane is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Crane’s family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority will choose the town for the site of a new dam and recreational area. The night of a terrible storm, an unidentified, glowing object crashes on the Crane farm and with it comes a horrible curse for the Crane family and the members of the community.

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Evolution 2015

Evolution 2015

Evolution 2015
Évolution (original title)
1h 21min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 16 March 2016 (France)

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Nicolas is a boy living on a remote island set in the future, or another planet – or is it a dream? His village consists of white-painted houses located above the sea with a volcanic rock and black sand coastline, populated by young women and boys all of a similar age to Nicolas. Whilst swimming, Nicolas makes a discovery in the ocean, which is shrugged off my his mother, who, like all the women in the town has tied-back hair, is pale and wears a simple thin beige dress. Nicolas is curious, thinks that he is being lied to and starts to explore his environment, witnessing some unsettling scenes. He then finds himself taken to a hospital-like building where he along, with the others, undergoes a series of medical procedures by the women, dressed as nurses. He is befriended by one nurse, who becomes instrumental in the film’s denouement. The film is not easy to categorise; it is not only enigmatic but beautifully filmed with deeply poetic imagery. It reflects the fear of the unknown, experienced by a boy on the cusp of adolescence.
The only residents of young Nicholas’s seaside town are women and boys. When he sees a dead body in the ocean one day, he begins to question his existence and surroundings. Why must he, and all the other boys, be hospitalised?

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Zero 2015

Zero 2015

Zero 2015

Zero 2015
29min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | October 2015 (Spain)

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In this Michael Fassbender and Ridley Scott executive produced short, a boy and his father are emotionally and physically separated on the day earth intermittently loses gravity. The boy is wrestling with questions about his mother’s death, while his father desperately tries to find his son as the world is rising and collapsing around him. Shot on location in Los Angeles, Spanish director, David Victori makes his English film debut in this effects heavy, emotionally riveting story.

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