At night, during a transfer, the inmates of a maximum-security prison escape and head towards a small town. The authorities ask the citizens to help capture the fugitives by any means necessary, offering a cash reward. Amidst the chaos, a young couple in crisis tries to stay alive.
A police officer must clear his name in a future where crime can cost someone their identity.
A love-crazed couple from the future is chased back in time by the treacherous underworld they betrayed.
With input from actor and writer Jan Hlobil, director and cinematographer Rene Smaal presents a film in the true surrealist tradition, in the sense that only 'found' elements were used, and that it defies interpretation based on ordinary cause-and-effect time sequence.
Ronny and Bertil break into a armory depot. During a test firing of the stolen goods Ronny accidentally kills Bertil. The Police begins a chase of Ronny, who is now on the run with his girlfriend Len.
A model discovers her wealthy husband is a dangerous drug dealer. She leaves him, taking along two million dollars of his money, but what she really wants is custody of their daughter. She hatches a plan to abduct her daughter and take her to safety. Meanwhile, her husband dispatches someone to find and eliminate her.
An escaped convict goes on the run with his younger, mentally fragile sister of whom is he insanely possessive. Cornered by roadblocks, they take up shelter in the isolated home of a young couple on their honeymoon.
A young boy befriends a man he meets while fishing, not knowing that the man is an escaped killer on the run from the law.
An eccentric millionaire gives a party for his birthday. With his friends, gamblers and collectors , they play games in their own way. One of them, a woman, suggests this: since they're all gamblers they should play a fortune on the life of one of them.
An out of work surgeon creates a powerful prosthetic heart (made of solid gold) which he transplants into the body of a beautiful prostitute he accidentally runs over with his car. The two then find themselves on the run from her former pimp, and a team of gangsters the doctor owes money to.
Rewi Rapana returns to the small country town of Te Mata after his family has left the district. His arrival rekindles old tensions as well as renewing family ties. He is seeking an identity and a permanent place to call home yet desperately hiding a secret from his past. Oddly enough there is one person with whom he finds peace of mind. She is an old woman known as Kara. A special relationship develops between Rewi, Kara and Kara’s great granddaughter Awatea.
A professional race-car driver discovers that there are certain properties in his blood that will make him, basically, immortal. A dying multi-millionaire also finds out about the racer's blood, and is determined to get it to keep himself alive. This pilot film preceded the later TV series.
Raised in seclusion to be the epitome of mental, physical and moral perfection, Gerald Beresford Wicks is resigned to following his grandmother's wishes until a chance encounter with Mona Carter leads him into the outside world.
A young woman accused of murdering the jailer who raped her, escapes from jail and becomes a fugitive.
Robert Siodmak's second solo directorial effort was the breathless comedy-melodrama Der Mann, Der Seinen Moerder Sucht (Looking For His Murderer) In the face of ever-mounting debts, Heinz Ruhmann arranges for his own murder to be committed within the next 12 hours. During this period, Ruhmann falls in love and gains a whole new lease on life. Frantically, he seeks out the man whom he has hired to bump him off -- only to find out that the latter has sold his "contract" to another fellow -- who in turn has sold it to a third party. Eventually, the whole mess is wrapped up with a Keystone-like car chase. Famed composer Friedrich Hollander shows up in a minor role, complete with patently phony mustache. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Six months after the death of her mother, Alex is a young woman on the run. Travelling with her guardian, Will, she hides a dangerous secret — a special power inside her that certain groups will do anything to get their hands on.
In an Iron Curtain country an idealistic student goes on the run from the Communist authorities.
A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.
Ray Ponti is a down and out father, a man trapped by his past and frightened of his future. Cly is a streetwise runaway, waiting tables by day and stripping by night. Both are fighting for existence in the slime-bowl of New York's gutters, where drugs and prostitution are the only currency. Ray is in over the top with the Mafia and Cly is emotionally destroyed by the absence of her father. Severence is a gripping story set against the seedy backdrop of New York City, where broken dreams and empty promises litter the streets.
Strana Glukhikh is about an unusual relationship between two women, one of them a deaf-mute dancer and the other on the run from the mafia. Yaya, the deaf girl, offers to hide Rita whose boyfriend, Alyosha owes gambling debts to the mafia, but in return she wants her to leave the young man and run off with her to an imaginary paradise where material values do not exist.