Probably one of my fave movies. Can watch this again and again and again and it only gets better.....
(1989) Starring:Agnes Nano, Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio Director:Giuseppe Tornatore Certificate:
Set in a small Sicilian village, the story depicts three stages in the life of Salvatore, who leaves his village on the advice of his mentor as a boy and returns home many years later as a prominent Roman movie director. He returns to attend the funeral of the town's former film projectionist and ..read more »
Il Postino(1995) Starring:Sergio Solli, Maria Grazi, Philippe Noiret Director:Michael Radford Certificate:
In this remake of the 1983 Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skarmeta, the time and place have been changed to Italy in the 1950s, but the relationship between the Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda and Mario (Massimo Troisi), the postman who delivers his copious mail, is still the focus of ..read more »
A little gem from Hungary. Director has gone on to bigger, but not necessarily better, things.
(2003) Starring:Zsolt Nagy, Zoltan Mucsi, Sandor Badar Director:Nimrod Antal Certificate:
The massive labyrinthine netherworld that is the Budapest subway system provides the stunning setting for 'Kontroll,' a high-style, high-speed romantic thriller in which the lives of assorted outcasts, lovers, and dreamers intersect and collide. One handsome young hero, one mysterious maiden, and ..read more »
Didn't know what to expect but this was superb. Great story, brilliantly shot with some nice touches.
Battle Ground 625 aka Welcome to Dongmakgol
(2005) Starring:Ha-Kyun Shin Director:Park Kwang-Hun Certificate:
Set during the Korean war, BATTLEGROUND 625 (aka WELCOME TO DONGMAKGOL) sees Communist soldiers suffer a defeat following an ambush. The survivors manage to discover an idyllic village called Dongmakgol. However, the village is also a refuge to two Southern soldiers and a US Navy pilot.
Three Seasons(1999) Starring:Harvey Keitel, Nguyen Ngoc Hiep, Don Duong Director:Tony Bui Certificate:
With sweeping directorial vision and a powerful poetic narrative, Tony Bui has created an enormously impressive feature debut about the "new" Vietnam. Weaving three stories (really four) into a striking pictorial tapestry, Three Seasons contrasts the traditional to the modern in a nation in the ..read more »
Don't watch Wicker Park (American remake) this is untold times better
(1996) Starring:Sandrine Kiberlain, Jean-Philippe Ecoffey, Romane Bohringer Director:Gilles Mimouni Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Parisian businessman Max (Vincent Cassel) is due to fly to Japan when he recognizes his long-lost love, Lisa, in a café. He forgets his travel arrangements and becomes obsessed with tracking Lisa down. When he eventually finds her apartment he hides in it, only to be discovered by Alice, a look-..read more »
Lovers Of The Arctic Circle
(1998) Starring:Najwa Nimri, Fele Martinez Director:Julio Medem Certificate:
In The Lovers of the Arctic Circle, Julio Medem weaves a complex story, dense with plot, symbol, and allegory, about the romance between Ana and Otto. Shot with keen visual sensitivity, Lovers is a film of strongly composed images and elaborately crafted structure which explores the themes of ..read more »
Lovers of the Arctic Circle is better but this is good
The Red Squirrel(1993) Starring:Emma Suarez, Nancho Novo, Maria Barranco Director:Julio Medem Certificate:
When he sees a motorcycle go over the side of the boardwalk at San Sebastian, crashing onto the beach, Jota goes to see what happened. He discovers that the vehicle was being driven by an attractive young woman. He calls an ambulance and gets onto it with her. When the emergency medical staff ..read more »
Great story, great acting, great direction. Good film.
Y Tu Mama Tambien
(2001) Starring:Gael Garcia Bernal, Maribel Verdu, Diego Luna Director:Alfonso Cuaron Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Mexican teenagers Tenoch (Diego Luna) and Julio (Gael Bernal) are friends as close as brothers. When their girlfriends decamp to 'do Europe' for the summer, they decide to dedicate their time to the pursuit of sex and partying. At a wedding reception they cross paths with Luisa (Maribel Verdu) a ..read more »