In a foggy marsh, a frog tells about his life: how he was reborn time and again, starting as a tadpole over and over. Until something went wrong: he ‘got lost’ and woke up in the body of an adult man. From this moment, the life of this Allard (48) gradually begins to change: he loses grip of his familiar world. The frog inside wants to go back home, to the marsh he knows so well. In this imaginative yet realistically shot film, the frog’s voice is heard on the voice-over.
A portrait of the Netherlands on the basis of wedding speeches, party meetings, funerals, public manifestations, political rallies and protest marches. The documentary captures the spirit of the times and shows a country is divided into all sorts of clubs and subcultures. It is a country that, despite all its blessings, lives in fear and moral confusion. But what exactly are we afraid of? A kaleidoscope of scenes confronts the viewer, disconcertingly and sometimes touchingly, with this and other questions and moral issues.
Tsugumi Kawana (Hana Sugisaki) works at an interior design company. She happens to meet her first love Itsuki Ayukawa (Takanori Iwata) from her high school days. He is now an architect and in a wheelchair because of an accident. --asianwiki
Two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas and Junior, from New York's Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.
The life and art of Christopher Pratt. 'Canada's most famous living painter' - The Globe & Mail. This is the first feature-length documentary that Christopher Pratt has agreed to participate in. An honest, funny, eloquent, bizarre, and sometimes unsettling account of his life and art, and an extremely important cultural document.
Kelly (Gaby Amarantos) is an electronic forró singer in search of ascension. She does shows in the backlands of Brazil, but does not have many opportunities. For her career to become a success, she ends up killing some people along the way. Investigated for the murder of three men, she uses her itinerant presentations as an escape tool as she becomes known as Serial Kelly.
Saeki (Ren Osugi) works with death-row convicts as a prison chaplain. He tries to instill the prisoners with a sense of morality and help them become a better person. He is a good communicator with the death-row convicts assigned to solitary cells. Saeki agonizes over whether his words really touches the prisoners and whether he is doing the right thing. Saeki also faces his past which he wants to forget. --asianwiki
In 2007, the anonymous graffiti artist Banksy painted a series of political works around Palestine, only to have them cut down and sold off to the highest bidder. A stylish examination of public space and the commodification of street art, narrated by Iggy Pop.
Carmen is taking a course in her neighborhood studying home care for the sick and elderly, sponsored by the government with the aim of social inclusion of the Gypsy people. Meanwhile, behind the discreet behavior of her everyday life, Carmen has a secret love life that defies the strict rules of her community.
Dr. Ivan has found two radical cures for unhappiness: the diagnosis of fake terminal cancers and the temporary elimination of some of the 5 senses. But will the therapies result or will they have unforeseeable side effects?