Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination. Production: Eleven Arts The film centers an aged movie extra who specializes to be killed in samurai movies without ever being lit by the limelight. Using Charlie Chaplin's film Limelight as an underlying theme, ... A moving, nostalgic portrait of the men behind the golden age of chanbara (sword-fighting dramas and films) that goes behind the scenes of the distinctive film genre for which Japan is most famous, with dominant performance by real-life kirare-yaku Seizo Fukumoto.
Awards: 11 wins & 22 nominations. Production: Viva Entertainment A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her marriage gets cancelled. Rani is a 24-year-old Punjabi woman. Her family is conservative. Her brother escorts her everywhere for her safety. But when her wedding is cancelled by her fiancé, Rani is shocked and confused, and she decides to take her honeymoon by herself. The story of her wedding does not play a big part. The film is mostly about her growing up. She speaks for herself as she discovers her own identity.
She's The One
Awards: 1 nomination. Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges her big birthday party. The festivities soon come to an end, repressed ... Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is born.
Unlock Your Mind This summer Awards: 5 nominations. Production: UTV Communications A female superstar struggles through the trials and tribulations of being a Bollywood actress. A female superstar struggles through the trials and tribulations of being a Bollywood actress.
Jannat 2 is a Bollywood crime thriller film and a sequel to the 2008 hit film, Jannat. The film is directed by Kunal Deshmukh, and produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt under the Vishesh Films' banner. Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Imran Zahid and Esha Gupta will feature in lead roles.
Love Killed Her Soul, Her Body Seeks Revenge... After journalist, Kaavya Krishna exposes corporate corruption orchestrated by tycoon Siddharth Dhanrajgir, she is soon wooed by the businessman into a new job where she slowly falls in love with him culminating in a passionate night of love making. Yet, when Siddharth throws Kaavya to the curb as retribution for her expose, he also has her kidnapped and their baby forcefully aborted. This event sets Kaavya on a mission of vengeance, using her body as a sexual weapon to bring down Siddharth Dhanrajgir's empire, brick by brick.
Over My Dead Body
Student council elections are about to be held at a school in Parana, Argentina and the two main parties are putting the finishing touches to their campaigns. As they present their positions to the student body, all the elements of political grandstanding are present and correct: quibbling over slogans, circular rhetoric, the benefits of an attractive candidate and the inevitable final mudslinging.
Les Neiges du Kilima
The colorful encounters of my turning point Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination. Production: CJ Entertainment 17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a poor family and his grades in school are equally poor. He is a rebellious and troubled student, but he never loses in fights. Wan-Deuk then meets teacher ... Tall, exotic looking and aimless 17-year-old Do Wan-deuk lives in a shabby house in a poor hillside village with a dwarf father and a stammering uncle. One day, his teacher reveals the surprising news that Wan-deuk’s runaway mother was actually from the Philippines and that Wan-deuk has a chance to see her again.
BoxOffice: $150,477 Awards: 1 nomination. Production: Zipporah Films A look inside Paris' Crazy Horse, a club that boasts the greatest and most chic nude dancing in the world. A cinéma vérité look inside Paris' Crazy Horse, a club that boasts the greatest and most chic nude dancing in the world.
Da wu sheng
In the 19th century, the Prince Regent of the Qing Dynasty orders the mass execution of the entire Meng clan. Before his beheading, the leader vows that his family will avenge this travesty of justice. Awaiting his death, a five-year-old Meng boy named Erkui bravely sings an aria. The power and purity of his voice touches the opera star Master Yu and his seven-year-old pupil Guan Yilong. Master Yu rescues the boy and the two orphans become brothers. Years later, Master Yu wins the coveted golden "The Mightiest Warrior" plaque from the Prince Regent, but subsequently loses it in a duel with his archrival Master Yue. Banished from the stage upon his loss, Master Yu spends his time training the two brothers in the village. When the boys grow into men, they set off for Shanghai to pursue revenge. Once they reach Shanghai, they quickly defeat Master Yue, reclaiming not only the plaque but also taking over the Yue's opera troupe.
Empire of As
Bollywood: The Great
Production: Eros International Enroute to her destination via plane, a busy executive gets stranded with a middle-classed fast-talking male. Lara Dutta accompanied by Vinay Pathak rediscover the colors of India in their journey to Delhi.
BoxOffice: $2,815 Production: UTV Motion Pictures An orphan is abused and abandoned, believed to be dead, and upon his return is first feared as a ghost, and then projected as a superhero. An orphan is abused and abandoned, believed to be dead, and upon his return is first feared as a ghost, and then projected as a superhero.
What happens when the rich get richer? Awards: 1 nomination. Production: New Video Group An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008. The story of the credit bubble that caused the financial crash. Through interviews with some of the world's leading economists, including housing expert Robert Shiller, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, and economic historian Louis Hyman, as well as Wall Street insiders and victims of the crash including Ed Andrews - a former economics correspondent for The New York Times who found himself facing foreclosure - and Andrew Luan, once a bond trader at Deutsche Bank now running his own Wall Street tour guide business, the film presents an original and compelling account of the toxic combination of forces that nearly destroyed the world economy.
Some crimes are just funny! BoxOffice: $242,116 Awards: 1 nomination. Production: Eros International Bank robbers, diamond thieves, the homicide of a minister, a hyper wife are just some of the challenges faced by a bumbling senior police officer. Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages to do something which closes all doors for Akshaye to change his life. This bank robbery also does the same. Akshaye is back where he belongs. Paresh is accused as an accomplice of Sanjay and Akshaye since the two had stayed in his house the night before the robbery.Paresh swears he will not return without the proof of his innocence.
Break Ke Baad
Abhay Gulati and Aaliya Khan have known each other since they were four years old. Their friendship turned into love at the tender age of 15, when Abhay realises Aaliya is the girl for him. Aaliya's life is defined by her burning desire to become an actress and she is unmindful of what or who comes in her way. Abhay who is still unsure about what he wants to do finds himself competing with Aaliya's incessant plans and projects to fulfill her dreams. While their relationship blooms because of their personality differences, the baggage because of these differences also grows silently. Things come to a head when Aaliya decides to go to Australia to study and Abhay has to deal with the prospect of a long term relationship, secretly fearing that he will lose Aaliya forever. He takes a leap of faith and they decide to take this time off from each other to figure out what they want to do.
How Much Does Your B
Four cars get into an accident on the night road, and one unidentified woman ends up dead. At the police station, the police find a password-protected flash drive among her belongings. They work with the other drivers plus some delivery guys to crack the password in hopes that it will provide clues to her identity. Instead, they find the answer to the final million-dollar question for aquiz show. Naturally, everyone rushes to compete in the quiz show! They all know the final answer, but they have to get through 29 other questions first.