Flesh + BloodAugust 30, 1985
A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.
Last Year at MarienbadMay 25, 1961
In a huge, old-fashioned luxury hotel a stranger tries to persuade a married woman to run away with him, but it seems she hardly remembers the affair they may have had (or not?) last year at Marienbad.
The Blood of a PoetJune 27, 1930
Told in four episodes, an unnamed artist is transported through a mirror into another dimension, where he travels through various bizarre scenarios. This film is the first part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet (1930), Orpheus (1950) and Testament of Orpheus (1960).
Liberty: Mother of ExilesOctober 24, 2019
A look at the history of the Statue of Liberty and the meaning of sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's creation to people around the world.
Boy on a DolphinApril 18, 1957
Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold stature of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical power to grant wishes. Her shiftless boyfriend wants to sell it to an unscrupulous art collector, but Phaedra wants to give it to anthropologist Jim Calder, who would return it to the Greek government.
Gamera vs. JigerMarch 21, 1970
A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
The Great Man's LadyApril 15, 1942
In Hoyt City, a statue of founder Ethan Hoyt is dedicated, and 100 year old Hannah Sempler Hoyt (who lives in the last residence among skyscrapers) is at last persuaded to tell her story to a 'girl biographer'. Flashback: in 1848, teenage Hannah meets and flirts with pioneer Ethan; on a sudden impulse, they elope. We follow their struggle to found a city in the wilderness, hampered by the Gold Rush, star-crossed love, peril, and heartbreak. The star "ages" 80 years.
A Hero with SlippersNovember 6, 1958
The family of a retired general makes it difficult, but he does not complain and surprises when his wicked cousin tells him that the Homeland has decided to honor him with a statue that will stand in the square in front of his home.
Falcon's GoldDecember 18, 1982
An archaeologist travels to Mexico to investigate rumors of the discovery of the ancient statue of a fertility goddess.
Don GiovanniApril 5, 1990
Every woman wants him, every man wants to be him: Mozart’s version of the irresistible rogue who brings excitement with him and leaves destruction it his wake has always attracted top singing actors, as in this performance brilliantly led by James Levine. Samuel Ramey is Don Giovanni, pursued by the incandescent Karita Mattila (Donna Elvira) in her Met debut season and role, and by the white-hot avenging fury of Carol Vaness (Donna Anna.) Ferruccio Furlanetto delivers a masterful comic turn as the Don’s servant, Leporello.
T-O: Triángulo de oro - 'La isla fantasma'January 24, 1985
The disappearance of a girl in high seas and the tragic death of her father make part of a puzzle that points to an island with a valuable solid golden triangle. The relatives of the victims and an unscrupulous group of mercenaries was embarking on a greedy search for triangle of gold in the middle of an island that no one has come alive. What do not know is that the island has deadly dangers that nobody has imagined.
SerenityJune 25, 1961
Originally edited in two versions. Version I, 70 minutes; version II, 90 minutes. (The only known existing version is not Markopoulos’s edit and contains additional titles, music and voice-over added later than 1961. 65 minutes.) Filmed in Mytilene and Annavysos, Greece, 1958. Existing copy on video, J. and M. Paris Films, Athens.
StuntmanDecember 31, 1968
Stuntman Johnny gets tired of putting his life constantly at risk and instead joins up with a bunch of international thieves who are looking to steal a priceless statue, but that's where the trouble starts....