Paola (Lucia Bose) is a strikingly beautiful young woman married to a rich older industrialist who decides to have her past investigated. The detective's enquiry reaches Paola's former lover, Guido (Massimo Girotti), prompting him to seek her after seven years, and they reignite their passion. Antonioni, who defined cool modernism on screen, chronicles the love affair, observing without judgement.
Mary Hilton (Diana Dors), beautiful and discontented, falls in love with feckless charmer Jim Lancaster (Michael Craig). Embarking on a passionate affair with him, she abandons her husband in favour of her lover, only to discover her feelings are not reciprocated. Wracked with jealousy of Jim's new lover, embittered as she becomes entangled in a web on complex relationships, Mary's mind falls to violent revenge. Condemned to death for her crime, Mary spends her days in prison subject to a strict routine, building relationships with the wardens who will become part of her final hours. Drifting from daydreams to reality, she awaits her fate at the hands of the legal system.
On an island in the Canaries there is a language spoken only through whistling... Using the whistling language, a gang of criminals are planning the perfect crime, they will communicate across the rooftops and the police will simply think the birds are singing. Cristi is a police officer who has been sent to infiltrate their operation. But when he falls for the glorious femme fatale Gilda who suggests other plans will this cop with a history of playing both sides of the law choose justice or self-service?
East End gang chief Vic Dakin (Richard Burton) is a violent psychopath who lives with his mother (Cathleen Nesbitt) whilst making a living by running a prosperous protection racket. After a tip off for a potential payroll heist opportunity, Dakin starts planning the job, bringing in a gang from the criminal underworld alongside associate Wolfe Lissner (Ian McShane). Tough copper Detective Inspector Robert Matthews (Nigel Davenport) has been tasked to arrest Dakin when he makes his first mistake and is watching his every move, determined to catch him in the act. When a gang member is hospitalised and Matthews is closing in, can Dakin silence him before he confesses all?
The story of the fragile sentimentalism of a former prostitute who visits her sister only to be taunted mercilessly by her childish brother-in-law. A Streetcar Named Desire: The Original Director's Version is the Elia Kazan/ Tennessee Williams film moviegoers would have seen had not Legion of Decency censorship occurred at the last time. It features three minutes of previously unseen footage underscoring, among other things, the sexual tension between Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) and Stanley Kowalski (Marlon Brando), and Stella Kowalski's (Kim Hunter) passion for husband Stanley.
In the 1920s, political activist Jimmy Gralton built a dance hall in rural Ireland. As the hall grew in popularity its free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close. A decade later, at the height of the Depression, Jimmy returns from the US. The hall stands abandoned but as Jimmy sees the poverty and growing oppression in the village, the leader and activist within him is stirred. He decides to reopen the hall, and so takes on the established authorities of the church and the government.
Movie-obsessed best friends Matt and Owen are the key targets for a group of high school bullies they call "The Dirties". When the pair are assigned a class project, they set out to make their greatest epic film to date about their revenge. Matt's fantasies quickly spiral out of control, transforming "The Dirties" into a complex n and gripping story of friendship, obsession and violence.
Tom travels to the country for the funeral of his lover. There, he's shocked to find that no one knows who he is, nor who he was to the deceased man, whose menacing brother soon sets the rules of a twisted game. In order to protect the family's name and grieving mother, Tom must now deny his own sexuality, while playing the peacekeeper in an isolated household whose obscure past bodes even greater darkness for his "trip" to the farm. This taut psychological thriller centres on the ever-growing gap between city and country and the often oppositional nature of men who live there.
A middle-class schoolteacher, stuck in a government-enforced teaching post in an arid backwater, stops off in the mining town of Bundanyabba on his way home for the Christmas holidays. Discovering a local gambling craze that may grant him the financial independence to move back to Sydney for good, the opportunity proves irresistible. But the bad decisions are just beginning and a reliance on local standards of hospitality in "the Yabba" may take him on a path darker than ever expected.
In this disturbingly twisted thriller, a man and woman are strangely drawn together when they become the victims of a sinister crime. After being attacked outside a club, Kris (Amy Seimetz) finds herself back home, but at the mercy of a faceless figure who seems to be controlling her every move. As she begins to lose her grip on reality, Kris meets the equally disturbed, Jeff (Shane Carruth). The couple must piece together the puzzle in order to track down their attacker and wreak their revenge.
"The Holy Mountain", Jodorowsky's follow-up to the hugely successful 'El Topo', is a surreal and provocative masterpiece of truly epic proportions. Its rich assortment of unforgettable images forms the basis of a fabulous and unrestrained exploration of humankind. Sex, violence, alchemy, war, religion and the search for self are the landmarks visited on this mind-bending trip.
Juan (Adolfo Jimenez Castro) is a wealthy industrialist who has chosen to live with his wife and two children away from the city. Yet isolation in this superficially idyllic rural landscape seems to have brought little peace to his world. Juan's marriage to Natalia (Nathalia Acevedo) is suffering under the strain of sexual ennui, the banal rigors of bringing up young children and living in a community where he is clearly an outsider. When a shocking event threatens Juan's life he finds himself re-evaluating all that is important to him through a series of striking visions from his past, present and possible futures.
Set in Japan during World War II, the film focuses on Seita and his little sister Setsuko. After their mother is killed in an air raid, and with their father serving in the navy, they are forced to fight for survival in the devastated Japanese countryside. Food and shelter are scarce, and even their own relatives are too concerned with their own survival. All they have is each other and their belief that life must carry on.
Following a four-year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran in order to finalise a divorce from his estranged French wife Marie. During his stay, Ahmad discovers tensions in Marie's relationship with her daughter, but his attempt to build bridges between them creates conflict with her new partner, Samir, and soon unveils a secret from the past.
In this sensational Oscar-nominated documentary, six former heads of Israel's secret service share shocking, highly-guarded state secrets from their counter-terrorism unit. With rare footage and CGI reconstructions, they reflect upon their controversial actions surrounding covert military operations from the 1960s to the present day, revealing the foiled terrorism plots as well as enhanced interrogation techniques and state-sanctioned targeted assassinations. These unbelievable, chilling and astonishing revelations will change the way you see the world.