Modest Reception - Paziraie Sadeh

Modest Reception - Paziraie Sadeh (2012)

Leyla and Kaveh are the instruments of a cruel and bizarre game. The well-situated couple drive through the mountains distributing plastic bags full of money to every poor and unfortunate person they meet. At first everything goes according to plan as they disdainfully “share the joy” with their shocked “neighbors” while documenting the event via cellphone. More

Modest Reception - Paziraie Sadeh DVD

Modest Reception
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Una noche

Una noche (2012)

Mired in the nervous desperation of Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. When accused of assault, his only option is to flee Cuba. He begs his best friend, Elio, to abandon everything and help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. Elio’s commitment is tested when he is torn between protecting his twin sister and his own desire to get out. More

Una noche - One Night DVD

Una noche
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Ecuador

Ecuador (2012)

In a world of one-way traffic, where the northern countries are exporting their economic and political model worldwide, one country in Latin America has undertaken a profound reform of these models to invent a new type of governance, both pragmatic and humanistic. The country in question is Ecuador. More

Ecuador DVD

Ecuador
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Un amor

Un amor (2012)

Does love at first sight exist? This may certainly be the case, but sometimes you need time to be sure of this love. This film describes such a story about getting to know somebody and falling in love as a teenager, and about meeting again many years later. It begins in the 70s, in the summer in a small town by the river. More

Un amor - One Love DVD

Un amor
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Melaza

Melaza (2012)

Money and love worries of swimming teacher Aldo and rum factory worker Monica in Melaza, the cradle of Cuban sugarcane. With tangible love for Cuba, the director takes a fresh look at his struggling characters: you can also learn to swim in a piscina without water. In the Cuban village of Melaza, named after the once flourishing sugarcane fields, time stands still. More

Melaza DVD

Melaza
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Captive

Captive (2011)

A group of armed and masked men belonging to the Muslim Abu Sayyaf group burst into a hotel on an island resort and kidnap twelve foreign guests. The attack was intended to target employees of the World Bank, but they have already left the resort. The abductees are tourists and Christian missionaries who are now forced on a gruelling foot march through the Philippine jungle. More

The Light Thief - Svet-Ake

The Light Thief - Svet-Ake (2010)

They call him "Svet-ake" ("Mr. Light"). The electrician is responsible for bringing more than just light to the people around him. Like moths, everybody is drawn to his kindness: those with short circuits in their electricity, and those with short circuits in their marriage, those who have taken all the power in the city, and those who have given up the will to live. More

The Light Thief - Svet-Ake DVD

The Light Thief
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trigon-film edition 25: Central Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Central...
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Madrigal

Madrigal (2007)

MADRIGAL is dedicated to René Clair. Why? In 1955, this French director made LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES (SUMMER MANOEUVRES), in which Gérard Philipe plays a young officer who accepts a bet that he can win the heart of Michèle Morgan, who plays the most beautiful and mysterious woman in town. More

Madrigal DVD

Madrigal
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trigon-film edition 25: Cuba DVD

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

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On the Rumba River - Wendo

On the Rumba River - Wendo (2007)

Travelling up and down the majestic river Congo on a disheveled boat, the young orphan Antoine Kolosoy composed his first songs on a beat up old guitar. As he gained renown, the young “Wendo,” as he was now known, was persecuted by the church and his music banned by the Belgian Colonial authorities, who feared his joyful rhythms would stir unrest. More

On the Rumba River - Wendo DVD

On the Rumba River
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Congo River - Beyond Darkness

Congo River - Beyond Darkness (2006)

More than 4 000 km through the immense forest équatorial... Beyond the technical and human performance (seven months of turning under extreme conditions), it is with a diving in the heart of a bloodless but splendid country that the film delivers throughout course of this majestic river. More

Opera Jawa - Opera Java

Opera Jawa - Opera Java (2006)

Inspired by the famous story “The Abduction of Sita” from the great classic of ancient Indian and South East-Asian literature the Ramayana, OPERA JAWA is a musical like no other in cinema. It tells of a passionate love triangle that leads inexorably to conflict, violence and death. Setio and his wife Siti, run a pottery business in a small village where Ludiro, a powerful and ruthless butcher, controls all the trading activities. More

Opera Jawa DVD

Opera Jawa
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El custodio

El custodio (2006)

This film is about Rubén (a brilliant Julio Chávez), a bodyguard of a top politician who is so dedicated that he's in danger of losing his own identity. He's actually experiencing politics at first hand, yet he's locked out: in the determing moments he has to wait in front of the doors. The filmmakers attention is focused on the perspective of the bodyguard, and that's where its power and its challenge lies. More

El custodio - The Bodyguard DVD

El custodio
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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Dignidad de los nadies, La

Dignidad de los nadies, La (2005)

This film is about the degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires poorest shantytowns, crumbling hospitals, and women middle class farmers fighting multi national banks that are shamelessly appropriating their farmlands. More

The Dignity of the Nobodies - La dignidad de los nadies DVD

The Dignity of the Nobodies
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trigon-film edition 25: Argentina DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Argent...
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Les Artistes du théâtre brûlé

Les Artistes du théâtre brûlé (2005)

While much of Cambodia's cultural heritage was eradicated through the deaths of many artists during the Khmer Rouge era, the country's main theatrical structure, Preah Suramarit National Theatre remained standing throughout the Cambodian Civil War, even occasionally being used by the communist regime for official visits and propaganda pageants. More

The artists of the burned theatre DVD

The artists of the burned thea...
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Saratan

Saratan (2005)

Discontentment reigns in a Kyrgyzian village: money is not flowing as expected, everyone is trying to arrange his own business, if necessary secretly, communism is still finding adherents and the rustler Taschmat is at work, pursued by the village police man Salamat. The villagers belief in better times is weak, as well as their belief in a fair God. More

Saratan DVD

Saratan
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Moi et mon blanc

Moi et mon blanc (2004)

Mamadi is struggling to complete a doctorate at a Parisian university after the government of his country has stopped paying his scholarship. Thanks to his acquaintances in the African community, he finds a job as night watchman in an underground car park. There, a French colleague, Franck, helps the friendly African academic getting around. More

Moi et mon blanc DVD

Moi et mon blanc
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Memoria del saqueo

Memoria del saqueo (2004)

After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous economy. Less than twenty years later, the Argentinians have lost literally everything: major national companies More

Memoria del saqueo - Social Genocide DVD

Memoria del saqueo
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Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende (2004)

One from the heart, “Salvador Allende” is the Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán’s plaintive look back at the rise and violent fall of the world’s first democratically elected Marxist president. Mr. Guzmán, who went into exile after the Sept. 11, 1973, coup that led to Allende’s death, has returned to the country of his birth with a camera in hand and a storehouse of passionate memories. More

Salvador Allende DVD

Salvador Allende
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Mille mois - Alf Chahr

Mille mois - Alf Chahr (2003)

1981 - Morocco – The month of Ramadan. With her seven-year-old son, Mehdi, Amina moves in with her father-in-law, Ahmed. Mehdi’s father is in prison but the boy believes that he has gone to work in France: his mother and grandfather maintain this illusion for his sake. At school, Mehdi has the privileged task of looking after the teacher’s chair. His relationship with the village, his friends and the world revolves around this object. More

A Thousand Months - Alf chahr DVD

A Thousand Months
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Gori Vatra - Fuse!

Gori Vatra - Fuse! (2003)

This film directed by Pjer Zalica was the best shown at the 2005 Global Lens Film Festival. It is now available on dvd in the USA courtesy of First Run Features. It includes a video introduction by the director. Fuse is set in Tesanj, a Bosnian town close to the Serbian border, two years after the civil war officially ended. More

Gori Vatra - Fuse! DVD

Gori Vatra
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Amandla!

Amandla! (2002)

«Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony» shows how music was used in the fight for freedom. In the South African liberation struggle against apartheid, it was not least the songs that united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music also consoled the incarcerated people and created a form of communication inside the prisons. More

Amandla! DVD

Amandla!
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Russkij kovcheg - Russian Ark

Russkij kovcheg - Russian Ark (2002)

A film shot in on shot with no break. On a winter's day, a small party of men and women arrive by horse-drawn carriage to a minor, side entrance of the Winter Palace. The narrator meets another spectral but visible outsider, "the European", and follows him through numerous rooms of the palace. Each room manifests a different period of Russian history, but the periods are not in chronological order. More

Russian Ark - Russkiy kovcheg DVD

Russian Ark
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Platform - Zhantai

Platform - Zhantai (2000)

In 1979, in a China undergoing rapid changes, it is still forbidden to listen to pop music. Platform is a record young people listen to in secret. Minliang and his friends, an official theatre company, present a play in praise of Mao Zedong. With the 1980s, the theatrical troupe’s life changes: More

Platform - Zhantai DVD

Platform
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Marat, tueur à gages

Marat, tueur à gages (1999)

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Marat, tueur à gages - Bérgyilkos DVD

Marat, tueur à gages
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Journey to the Sun - Günese Yolculuk

Journey to the Sun - Günese Yolculuk (1999)

A story of friendship, courage and a politically naive man’s transformation into someone painfully aware of the social realities in contemporary Turkey … Mehmet and Berzan, two young men from different regions of Turkey bond together as lower – class citizens in Istanbul. When Mehmet is unjustly arrested, his frightened roomates evict him and he loses his job. More

Journey to the Sun DVD

Journey to the Sun
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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La nube

La nube (1998)

An eclectic group of actors struggle to save their theater from being demolished and replaced with a shopping mall. Max, the leader of the troupe, is a workaholic director who abandoned his family to build his career and is forced to confront the daughter he deserted. Then there is Enrique, the playwright-poet who is reduced to pawning his belongings to sustain his livelihood when his state pension is severed. More

West Beyrouth

West Beyrouth (1998)

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West Beyrouth DVD

West Beyrouth
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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

TGV

TGV (1997)

TGV is an express bus service between Dakar, Senegal, and Conakry, Guinea, operated by the enterprising Rambo and his assistant, Dembo. Before setting off, Rambo and his passengers are warned of the danger that lies ahead on their route. The Bassari are carrying out a revolt at the Guinea border, leading to an exodus of refugees from their villages. More

TGV DVD

TGV
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Fools

Fools (1997)

The long-awaited, much-anticipated first feature film by a black South African director. Adapted from Njabulo S. Ndebele's novella of the same name but set a decade later during the final years of the apartheid regime, FOOLS tells the story of a disgraced middle-aged schoolteacher who is confronted by an 18-year-old activist whose sister he raped. More

Zulu Love Letter & Fools DVD

Zulu Love Letter & Fools
CHF 29.00 / EUR 23.00

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Bab el-Oued City

Bab el-Oued City (1994)

Bab El-Oued, a popular district of Algier, in 1989, a few months after the riots. Young Boualem works six nights a week in a French bakery. On the rooftop of his apartment building the fundamentalists have installed a loudspeaker which is now broadcasting the Imam's word and the fundamentalist's hateful propaganda and therefore preventing Boualem from sleeping. More

Bab el-Oued City DVD

Bab el-Oued City
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La Estrategia del caracol

La Estrategia del caracol (1993)

A lot of people live in an ocupated house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being put out, without sucess. But one of them thinks of a way of saving, at least, their dignity More

The Strategy of the Snail DVD

The Strategy of the Snail
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Latin America DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Latin...
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Sishi buhuo

Sishi buhuo (1992)

The news that his first wife was pregnant with a child when they separated some ten years ago comes to official photographer Cao Depai (Li Xuejian) like a thunderbolt out of the blue. Now she is dead, and the son that he never knew was found wandering the streets. He is afraid to tell his new wife about this extra mouth to feed, and at first he attempts to house the lad at his darkroom. More

Klamek Ji Bo Beko

Klamek Ji Bo Beko (1992)

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A Song for Beko DVD

A Song for Beko
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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
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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El viaje

El viaje (1992)

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The Journey - The Voyage - El viaje DVD

The Journey
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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

Mendiants et orgueilleux - Chahatine wa noubala'a

Mendiants et orgueilleux - Chahatine wa noubala'a (1991)

Gohar is fifty years old and teaches history and philosophy at university. One day he decides to leave this place and to live as a beggar, just like his friend, a poet, who owns nothing and wants nothing and as such feels absolutely free. All he needs is a little bit of hash as well as some peace of mind. More

Le pas suspendu de la cigogne

Le pas suspendu de la cigogne (1991)

While working on a story in the border area, a young journalist discovers a divided town bisected by a river which is also the national frontier. He observes a surreal wedding in which the bride and her family stand on one shore and the groom and his relatives on the other, lost under a cold sky: More

The Suspended Step of the Stork - To meteoro vima tou pelargou DVD

The Suspended Step of the Stork
CHF 29.00 / EUR 23.00

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Quiéreme y verás

Quiéreme y verás (1990)

As in Alice in Wonder Village, Díaz Torres creates a world of his own, where fantasy and reality intermingle. Alice was banned from Cuba three years ago after winning the Silver Bear in Berlin. It resembled reality too much. Despite this, Díaz Torres is one of the few directors who have been able to make a film in his country since the political crisis. More

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar DVD

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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L'homme sur les quais

L'homme sur les quais (1990)

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The Man by the Shore DVD

The Man by the Shore
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Al Leil

Al Leil (1990)

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The Night - Al leil DVD

The Night
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Kosh ba kosh

Kosh ba kosh (1990)

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Kosh ba Kosh - Odds and Evens DVD

Kosh ba Kosh
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Central Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Central...
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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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O melissokomos

O melissokomos (1986)

In THE BEEKEEPER, alienation and despair have so mestastasized in the film's central figure that he's virtually one of the walking dead. Spyros, a man soured by a secret, incestuous love for his daughter, on the day of her wedding, gives up his position as a schoolteacher, his wife, his home and his More

The Beekeeper - O mellissokomos DVD

The Beekeeper
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Taxidi sta Kythira - Voyage to Cythera

Taxidi sta Kythira - Voyage to Cythera (1984)

Cythera, in Greek mythology, is the isle of dreams where one can dedicate oneself to happiness (or the pursuit thereof). In this quest within a quest, the tale of the father's return is told as if from the point of view of his son Telemachus and as if Telemachus were a filmmaker, as well as a middle-aged man with a son of his own. More

Voyage to Cythera - Taxidi sta Kythira DVD

Voyage to Cythera
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Baara

Baara (1978)

The first feature film ever produced in Mail, Baara (The Porter) is about a young man caught in the growing political and economic tensions of urban Africa. Balla Diarra is a worker in the capital city of Bamako who struggles to survive on his meagar income. After his friend is murdered by an unfeeling factory boss, he must confront increasingly violent choices. More

Baara - The Porter DVD

Baara
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I kynighi - Oi Kynigoi

I kynighi - Oi Kynigoi (1977)

It is New Year's Eve. 1976. On a Greek island a party of bourgeois hunters comes upon a body, buried in the snow and miraculously preserved by the cold. By his uniform, he appears to be one of the thousands of partisans killed during the civil war and the hunting party, a group of the ruling elite, must now decide what to do with the body. More

The Hunters - Oi kynigoi DVD

The Hunters
CHF 29.00 / EUR 23.00

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O Thiasos - O Thiassos

O Thiasos - O Thiassos (1975)

THE TRAVELLING PLAYERS is a film of epic proportions. The action takes place during the years 1939-52 and is seen as a series of individual, often inexplicable events or tableaux, commentated by monologues, by slogans written on the walls, or by songs. It reveals the period's turbulent history while More

The Travelling Players - O Thiasos DVD

The Travelling Players
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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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Al Ard - La terre

Al Ard - La terre (1969)

Youssef Chahine’s adaptation of Marxist writer Abd al-Rahman al-Sharqawi’s 1953 novel, set in the 1930s, is an epic chronicle of life in a rural Egyptian village. The main plot concerns the unsuccessful attempts of the villagers to retain their access to water. Told that they can only irrigate their land a few days a month, several of the villagers are arrested for overwatering. More

The Land - Al-ard DVD

The Land
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Hora de los hornos, La

Hora de los hornos, La (1968)

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Hour of the Furnaces - La hora de los hornos DVD

Hour of the Furnaces
CHF 29.00 / EUR 23.00

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Subarnarekha

Subarnarekha (1962)

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Subarnarekha - The Golden Thread DVD

Subarnarekha
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Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei

Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei (1955)

Emperor Huan Tsung is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide him with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An Lushan finds a distant relative working in their kitchen whom they groom to present to the Emperor. And he falls in love with her and she becomes the Princess Yang Kwei-fei. More

Chikamatsu monogatari - A Story from Chikamatsu

Chikamatsu monogatari - A Story from Chikamatsu (1954)

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Chikamatsu monogatari - A Tale from Chikamatsu -The Cruzified Lovers DVD

Chikamatsu monogatari
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Kenji Mizoguchi Box DVD

Kenji Mizoguchi Box
CHF 69.00 / EUR 58.00

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