Production: VCI N/A Rene Cardona Jr.'s bloody Mexi-Western is the story of a hired gun that wants to complete his last big job so he can retire with his prostitute. The job consists of killing a sheriff who keeps himself hidden away inside an old monastery. A series of double crosses culminates with an excessively bloody Wild Bunch inspired massacre inside the monastery.
Production: Indian Films-Studio 18 Amidst strictly enforced curfew by Bombay Police during December 1992 following Hindu-Muslim riots, Suryakant - one of four siblings from Malad's Malvani slums, heads home. While doing so, ... Set in a Mumbai ghetto in the mid '80's and based on true life accounts, Striker is a story of triumph of human spirit over indomitable odds.
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination. Production: Criterion Collection A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, who falls in love with her half-brother, making her powers weaken thus putting her position to risk. The myth of the Sun Goddess who founded Japanese society is seen through the lens of a modern view of history.
8 characters skew lifelines that never really intersect in the suburb of Heliopolis in Cairo within a frame of time of 24 hours all in a very stagnant state and never achieving goals.
It starts underground… Upon his return to Alexandria, Khaled becomes intrigued with a graffiti mural opposite his apartment. As he pursues this further, a larger underground arts scene slowly reveals itself, composed of musicians, filmmakers, and graffiti artists. As they struggle to get their voices heard, Khaled is compelled to help them acquire some much deserved visibility.
Adam is the son of a wealthy Egyptian-American family who is studying at UCLA and returns home for a brief vacation. Upon his arrival he meets beautiful reporter Hanane, with whom he begins an intense love affair, and eventually they marry. Trouble arises when Hanane' s journalistic interests lead her to the corrupt business affairs of Adam's parents, who are interested in building an American tourist compound that would allow Americans further control of Egypt's tourist industry, and make them a whole lot richer.
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations. A seminary student, Giacomo Vigetti, is convicted by the Papal State of seducing a young girl. He is forced to flee and takes refuge with an excommunicated priest. Unfortunately, the priest... Shunned by his church, a seminary student (Stefano Dionisi) takes refuge with an excommunicated priest (Carlo Cecchi) who teaches him wizardry and black magic.
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.