Fish & Cat

Fish & Cat (2013)

A group of students decides to camp on a desolate Caspian region which runs a competition of kite flying during the winter solstice. Not far from the camp, live Babak and Saeed, two grim cooks. Armed with sharp knives, they roam the forest in search of meat to serve the decrepit restaurant they run nearby. More

No Man's Zone Fukushima

No Man's Zone Fukushima (2012)

A man wanders through the 20-kilometre exclusion zone around the stricken nuclear reactors at Fukushima. The cherry trees are in bloom and the natural surroundings make an idyllic impression. Radiation is invisible, yet a gaping emptiness looms where the tsunami engulfed streets and houses. The man is wearing normal clothing, just like the people still toughing it out here, for the time being at least. More

No Man's Zone - Mujin chitai DVD

No Man's Zone
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Hanezu no tsuki

Hanezu no tsuki (2011)

The Asuka region is the birthplace of Japan. Here, in ancient times, there were those who fulfilled their lives in the midst of waiting. Modern people, apparently having lost this sense of waiting, seem unable to feel grateful for the present, and cling to the illusion that all things will move constantly forward according to one’s own plan. More

Hanezu no tsuki DVD

Hanezu no tsuki
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave -- the birthplace of his first life. More

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (F) DVD

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall...
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives DVD

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall...
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Bal - Honey

Bal - Honey (2010)

Six-year-old Yusuf has just begun attending primary school where he is learning how to read and write. His father, Yakup, is a beekeeper. He goes about his trade deep inside the woods where he hangs up his bee hives in the treetops of the highest trees. The mountain forest is a place of deep mystery to Yusuf and he derives great pleasure from accompanying his father there. More

Bal - Honey DVD

Bal
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Bal - Honey Blu-ray

Bal
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Yusuf Trilogy: Egg - Milk - Honey DVD

Yusuf Trilogy: Egg
CHF 30.00 / EUR 27.00

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Trans-Cutucu - Zurück in den Urwald

Trans-Cutucu - Zurück in den Urwald (2009)

The mountain massif of Cutucú in the south of the Amazon region in Ecuador was a kind of defense against the environmental destruction for the native population but in the same time an obstacle. The people had no access to the modern world outside. The road through the Cutucú now allows mobility in order to exploit the fossil resurces but it grants the natives a way to reach the so called civilized world. More

Trans-Cutucú - Back to the Rainforest DVD

Trans-Cutucú
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Turistas

Turistas (2009)

Carla duda. Tiene 37 años, está casada, posiblemente embarazada y debería estar feliz mientras viaja hacia las vacaciones de verano con su marido y una moto de agua enganchada al auto. Pero quizás no quiere estar ahí. Quizás preferiría estar en la carretera More

Turistas - Tourists DVD

Turistas
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Birdwatchers

Birdwatchers (2008)

BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi) is film set in Brazil, in the Matto Grosso do Sul. It depicts the breakdown of a community of Guarani-Kaiowa native Indians whilst attempting to reclaim their ancestral land from a local farmer. More

Birdwatchers DVD

Birdwatchers
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Birdwatchers Blu-ray

Birdwatchers
CHF 29.00 / EUR 24.00

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Las vidas posibles

Las vidas posibles (2007)

Carla and Luciano are a happy couple, exuding the joys of love. One morning, Luciano, a geologist, sets off on a work trip, and then seems to disappear into thin air. . . His worried wife, unable to find any trace of him, sets off to find him in the tiny village in Patagonia he was supposed to be going to. More

Kekexili - Mountain Patrol

Kekexili - Mountain Patrol (2005)

When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives at the mystical camp of the Kekexili Mountain Patrol, he witnesses a Tibetan funeral and a village in mourning. Ga Yu is determined to uncover the real story behind the mysterious disappearance of patrol volunteers, the killing of rare Tibetan antelopes and the rumor that the Mountain Patrol collaborates with the poachers. More

Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma

Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma (2005)

Under the encouragement of the Chinese government, the traditional way of life of the nomads of the Mongolian plains change. Once a culture with a great emphasis on raising horses on the grassy plains, they are encouraged to move into the cities to work as industrial workers. However, one family tries to resist this change, trying to raise money to send their child to school by selling yogurt. Unfortunately, this is hardly sufficient and they are forced to sell their beloved horses. More

Season of the horse - Ji Feng Zhong De Ma DVD

Season of the horse
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Okhotnik - The Hunter

Okhotnik - The Hunter (2004)

The centre stage of this story there is a boy who is ill-famed as the child of a wolf and is said to be frosty, along with his seductive mother and a hunter and shaman. After the boy has made an attack, he starts for an initiation journey, together with his mother and the hunter, who's also her lover. More

Djomeh

Djomeh (2000)

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Djomeh
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The Goddess of 1967

The Goddess of 1967 (2000)

A Japanese man searches the internet looking for his dream car, a 1967 Citroen DS (in French: Déesse, or "Goddess") . He locates one in Australia and travels there to buy it. Upon his arrival he finds the seller dead. A 17 year-old blind girl tells him she can take him to find the real owner. More

The Goddess of 1967 DVD

The Goddess of 1967
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Vacances au pays

Vacances au pays (1999)

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A Trip to the Country - Vacances au pays DVD

A Trip to the Country
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Nahja no mura - Nadjas village

Nahja no mura - Nadjas village (1997)

In the early morning of 26 april 1986 the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl exploded. Before this catastrophe, the land in this part of Belarus was fertile and under cultivation. Right after the explosion a strong wind blew the radioactivity through the whole area and transformed the ground into contaminated and dead land. More

Wara mendel

Wara mendel (1997)

There is an old Indian tradition according to which the parents teach their children the songs of wisdom, in order to enable them to bear their fate and their lives with more calmness. Pallavi - acted by India's most successful TV-star Kitu Gidwani - is a young, successful singer who has learnt her art with the help of her mother. More

Dance of the Wind - Wara mendel DVD

Dance of the Wind
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Po di sangui

Po di sangui (1996)

This film, in the style of an African folk tale, is set in the forest village of Amanha Lundju, a place where the birth of children is celebrated by the planting of a tree. The trees are considered spiritual twins. But for every tree planted, the rapacious state destroys many more for firewood and lumber. More

Maboroshi no hikari

Maboroshi no hikari (1995)

Yumiko is a young woman from Osako, whose life is defined by the death of her loved ones. She lost her grandmother at the age of twelve, and her husband Ikuo, who is the reincarnation of her grandmother to her, commits suicide some months after the birth of their child. Once more Yumiko loses a person she had really loved. More

Maborosi - Illusion DVD

Maborosi
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No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas

No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas (1995)

Don‘t Die without Telling Me Where You‘re Going is an extraordinary film by a remarkable director, Eliseo Subiela (Man Looking Southeast, Dark Side of the Heart).This is masterful filmmaking that brings to life an invisible dimension of our world: auras, souls, spirits. William and Rachel have loved each other in various lives. More

Don't die without telling me where you're going DVD

Don't die without telling me...
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Les gens de la rizière - Neak srê

Les gens de la rizière - Neak srê (1994)

Les Gens de la rizière tells the story of Yong Poeuw, his wife Yim Om and their seven daughters. The land is scarce, the family members are many, the children are growing up, the balance has become fragile. Yong Poeuw and Yim Om suspect that a rupture is coming. More

Rice People DVD

Rice People
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Asia
CHF 36.00 / EUR 29.00

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Et la vie continue - Zendegi edamé dârad

Et la vie continue - Zendegi edamé dârad (1992)

Together with his young son a father heads off for an inimitable quest: By car they drive through the nightmarish chaos of the erathquake catastrophe from 1990. The destruction demanded over 50'000 deaths, entire villages were razed to the ground. People report how they were suddenly faced with the catastrophe, standing in front of nothing, having lost their entire families with over thirty relatives. But still the film is not a report of terror. More

Charachar

Charachar (1992)

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Charachar
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Un lugar en el mundo

Un lugar en el mundo (1992)

«A Place in the World» by Adolfo Aristarain, looks at people who, having fought for a better world, are in the aftermath of defeat. Federico Luppi plays the main character as a teacher who is back from along exile he shared with his doctor wife, Cecilia Roth. Both are living with their teenaged son, Batyi, in a San Luis valley seven hundred miles away from Buenos Aires. More

A Place in the World - Un lugar en el mundo DVD

A Place in the World
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Ta Dona

Ta Dona (1991)

Ta dona is the story about a young forest ranger and his life in the African country of Mali in the 1990s. He's a young Bambara man, an employee in Mali's Ministry of Rivers and Forests, searching for an ancient herbal remedy for childbirth, a plant with mythical healing powers. The secret knowledge he is trying to achieve, he wants to use for the people's good. More

Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang

Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang (1991)

A blind master wanders through a mythic landscape of a terrific beauty to play his songs and sing his ballads. His whole life he's had one hope, one dream of another world: According to a prophecy he shall be able to see, if he has broken 1000 of his banjo strings. His blind disciple, on the contrary, doesn't want to rely on one hope. More

Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang DVD

Life on a String
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Le collier perdu - Tawk al hamama al mafkoud

Le collier perdu - Tawk al hamama al mafkoud (1991)

The fairy tale "the dove's lost necklace" by Nacer Khemir tells the story of Hassan, a young man who is taught calligraphy by his master. One day he runs across a portion of an old text which convinces him that it holds the secrets to love. With the help of an impudent young boy and the boy's monkey (whom the boy thinks is an enchanted prince), Hassan sets out to find the rest of the manuscript. More

The lost Necklace of the Dove - Le collier perdu de la colombe DVD

The lost Necklace of the Dove
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Nemuru otoko - Sleeping Man

Nemuru otoko - Sleeping Man (1990)

Takuji’s been in a coma for quite some time after an accident in the mountains, where he often wandered wistfully. His family and friends have been coping rather well with his condition, and he lies in bed at home where everyone can visit him. More

Sleeping Man - Nemuro otoko DVD

Sleeping Man
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Bodhi Dharma - Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun

Bodhi Dharma - Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun (1989)

Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment, and an orphan lad Haejin, whom Hyegok has brought to the monastery to raise as a monk. The story is mostly Yong Nan's, told in flashbacks: how he came to the monastery, his brief return to the city, his vacillation between the turbulence of the world and his hope to overcome passions and escape the idea of self. More

Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for the East DVD

Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for...
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Piravi

Piravi (1988)

An ageing father waits, in vain, at the bus stop for his son Raghu, a student at the University of Trivandrum, who is supposed to be coming home for the holidays. The elderly Chakyar’s eager happiness slowly turns to disappointment and then anxiety. After several days with no news of Raghu, his family learn that the police have arrested him for singing revolutionary songs at the university’s annual fête. More

Piravi - The Birth DVD

Piravi
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Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei

Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei (1985)

Norbu is a nomad who lives with his wife and his child in the mountainous highland of tibet as a shepherd. He belongs to an ethnic minority and from time to time he sees himself compelled to act as a horse thief in order to provide his family with food. But the day Norbu tries to steal some treasures of a temple the community excludes and banishes him. More

Les baliseurs du désert - El Haimoune

Les baliseurs du désert - El Haimoune (1984)

It is in a village lost at the bottom of the desert, a young teacher was named, to teach, but there is no school. Through the yant glance foudro of a girl, our teacher is aspired by another world to the suspended time where côtoient Thousand and One Nights. Coordinate all the hidden force of an underground memory. More

The Drifters - Les baliseurs du désert DVD

The Drifters
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Titash ekti nadir naam

Titash ekti nadir naam (1973)

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A River Called Titash DVD

A River Called Titash
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Meghe dhaka tara

Meghe dhaka tara (1960)

The film tells the story of Nita, a beautiful young woman who lives with her family, refugees from East Pakistan, in the suburbs of Calcutta. Nita is a self-sacrificing person who is constantly exploited by everyone around her, even her own family, who take her goodness for granted. Her life is ridden with personal tragedy: she loses first her fiancé, then her job and finally her health by contracting tuberculosis. More