Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during which ambition, money and fame will forever change the family’s fate. A story based on true events.
"Ia Wujud" follows a a group of teenagers who breaks into an abandoned theme park. Set at a time before the flurry of horror stories from the Highland Tower case, the group believes that ghosts do not exist. So they challenge each other to a 'spirit of the coin' game in the abandoned park, but they soon find that ultimately what they are looking for actually exists.
Short-attention-span sketch comedy and black-out gags, assembled into a movie. Structured like TV show "Laugh-In". First of three in series.
We live again through a film documentary the story of Foggia in the 90’s , one of the most amazing football adventures in the history of Italian football. Telling the story are the protagonists, Casillo, president at that time and Zdenek Zeman, the bohemian trainer who transformed players from the minor divisions into great champions submitting them to exhausting training sessions and ingenious tactic studies, he took the provincial team to dominate the Italian league. When football was not yet a business, Zeman’s Foggia carried out a miraculous ascent from division C to Premier League, dominating the richest and the most titled clubs of the championship and brought to victory the sporting values of honesty and rigor.
A Danish clip of the boat Selandia.
A documentary from Erkki Karu, one of the earliest pioneers of Finnish cinema.
Today in Detroit (USA), an American woman trying to understand her recurring dreams and searching for explanations, she finds out that she lived another life in the early 30ies during "Fordlandia's construction saga by Henry Ford ". Our character is now a Brazilian woman, who experienced an intense and forbidden love with an American project manager of Fordlandia. Even, finishing his failed wedding, this love will awaken a disproportionate anger on his ex-wife that will (along with her lover) go extreme to separate them.On this journey to the past, she found out that her romance was brutally interrupted by the sudden murder of her beloved. Back in the present time, she discovers that her great love of the past is also here and right next to her. They are reunited to finally live this love that crossed time and will remain in their hearts for eternity
Powerful American automaker Henry Ford attempts to build a factory in the Brazilian rain forest.
A Finnish factory. A conflict between two countries. A woman between two men. What happens when one of the largest pulp mill in the world is installed in a small city in the interior of Uruguay?
Fordlandia is a small settlement on the River Tapajos in the Brazilian part of the Amazon, where Henry Ford set up a rubber industry in the 1920s. Mainly due to the resistance of nature, the project failed and was abandoned some 20 years later. Fordlandia is a voyage of (de)colonisation whereby the drifts and detours of modernity in uncertain places are highlighted, turning away from whatever their historical imaginaries were. The tensions between industrial and natural landscape are levelled off in a certain horizontality of hierarchies between form and content, and at the same time the animal resignifies possibilities of the community of the living.
The bitter sweet relationship between a young singer and her musician mentor set against the backdrop of the jazz clubs of Mumbai and the musicians from Goa during the 60s. In the 1960s Lawrence Vaz a young Goan musician playing in the nightclubs of Mumbai, returns to Goa to find a singer for his band. He meets a promising young singer Dona Pereira and convinces her parents to let her sing in his band. While Lawry moulds the impressionable young Dona into a talented singer, they fall deeply in love. The romance between musician and singer turns into a bitter battle for love and acceptance. Based on actual events this quasi-biographical film is a tribute to a great Goan , yet barely acknowledged, legacy. Musicians who once upon a time set the jazz clubs of Mumbai on fire and actually shaped the music of Bollywood cinem
Fordlandia Malaise is a film about the memory and the present of Fordlandia, the company town founded by Henry Ford in the Amazon rain forest in 1928. His aim was to break the British rubber monopoly and produce this material in Brazil for his car production in the United States. Today, the remains of construction testify to the scale of the failure of this neocolonialist endeavor that lasted less than a decade. Nowadays, Fordlandia is a space suspended between times, between the 20th and 21st centuries, between utopia and dystopia, between visibility and invisibility: architectural buildings of steel, glass, and masonry still remain in use while traces of indigenous life left no marks on the ground.
Directed by Kitia Toure.
Collection of comedy sketches and blackout gags edited into feature-length movie. Laugh-In style.
In the Bambara language, in Burkina Faso, the term Kandia, composed of the words "Kan" (vocals) and "Dia" (beauty), means "the good voice", but also "the beauty that the voice produces". In the heart of Lecce in Puglia, a chorus of voices sing their own humanity. They sing in Italian, Tamil, Swahili ... An example of integration between peoples.
Sketch comedy and blackout gags -- format like Laugh-In. Number two in a series.
In a behind-the-scenes look at "Portlandia" with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, the show’s stars and creators talk about their friendship, their early days working on "Thunderant" and how they came to live in the wonderful world of "Portlandia."
Satirical sketch comedy set and filmed in Portland, Oregon that explores the eccentric misfits who embody the foibles of modern culture.
Amne$ia is an American television game show that aired on Fridays at 8:00 PM ET on NBC, after debuting on February 22, 2008 at 9:00 PM ET after 1 vs. 100. Contestants win money by answering questions about their own lives. The program was produced by Mark Burnett, producer of other shows like Survivor, The Apprentice, and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, and was hosted by comedian Dennis Miller. Contestants were able to win up to $250,000.
Gandía Shore is a Spanish reality television series broadcast on MTV Spain. It premiered on 14 October 2012 and is the Spanish adaptation of American show Jersey Shore. It follows the same format as the American and British versions. The show follows the lives of eight participants who live in the Spanish city of Gandía. It premiered October 14, 2012, and broke MTV Spain's all-time ratings record, with 948,000 viewers and a market share of 4.8%, figures that more than double the Jersey Shore premieres on the Spanish chain.
La Energía de Sonric'slandia was a 60-minute "action-sports" game show for kids that aired for one season on Televisa's Canal 5. It was created to promote healthy habits for children. The show also featured interviews with famous athletes, comedy sketches and live musical performances by various artists.
A magical island hosted by Mr Roarke and Tattoo where weekly guests learn valuable life lessons in their pursuit of fulfilling their dreams. Not all dreams are fulfilled as expected.
Five miniature animals live in a pet shop on Littlest Lane and have their own tree house in the store.
Being Ian is a Canadian animated series produced by Studio B Productions, Corus Entertainment and Nelvana, focusing on 12-year-old Ian Kelley, who aspires to become a filmmaker. It originally aired from January 1, 2005 to April 22, 2007. The series is created by and based on the early life of actor/writer Ian James Corlett. It is set in the city of Burnaby, British Columbia. Produced in 2004, it debuted January 4, 2005 on YTV. The series aired in the United States on Qubo from September 19, 2009 - October 24, 2009.
Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better.
A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, Abigail, who resides inside of her, feeding on the evil Maria exorcises from others. Maria and Abigail share a soul and a destiny, but as Maria desperately tries to overtake Abigail, she will discover how far Abigail will go to remain a part of her.
The memories of pain and love shape our reality and personality, hence they can be used to find healing in counseling. This is the story of psychiatrist Mo Ian, who specializes in hypnosis treatments. He meets an eccentric, 4-D office girl, Lee So Dam, and through the process of treating and counselling her, he finds a way to heal his own wounds.
Jason and the Argonauts is based on the classic myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece. At a young age, Jason witnesses the brutal deposement and murder of his father at the hands of his uncle Pelias. Twenty years later, Jason returns home to claim his rightful place as king, but Pelias orders him to be executed, and in order to save himself Jason is forced to go on a dangerous quest to find the legendary Golden Fleece. So Jason gathers a motley crew of men and sets sail on the Argos. This Hallmark Production was created as a two part mini-series event, starring Jason London as Jason and Jolene Blalock as Medea.
Go beyond Thailand's beaches to discover a sacred kingdom of awe-inspiring beauty. This series takes in the towering limestone cliffs, the paddy fields, the hidden temples and the teeming city of Bangkok, before visiting the forests of the north where ancient tribes practice time-honoured traditions and tigers still stalk the forests. Thailand: Earth’s Tropical Paradise reveals a land that is worlds away from the familiar tourist trails.
Aspiring restaurateurs brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize.