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Fall 2011. Christoph Blocher is on the campaign trail, working toward a victory for his rightwing. The story of Switzerland’s most controversial political leader. It also chronicles the face-to-face encounter between a filmmaker and a man of power, through a year of exclusive, up-close interviews and access to his private life.
17 years old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at a summer aeronautical show. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds the only person that truly encourages her to fly. A friendship will blossom during this summer...
From France to China, from Germany to USA, Alphabet calls into question an educational system completely focused on competition and quantitative results at the expenses of imaginative capacities. Taking experts in education as witnesses, such as Sir Ken Robinson, a PISA manager or Arno Stern, the director closes the trilogy that began with "We Feed the World" and "Let's Make Money".
In Hindi, Sâdhu means he who is in search of truth. To this end, the bespectacled sâdhu Suraj Baba has spent eight years at 3200 meters in a cave at the source of the Ganges. But peace is hard to find. And so he decides to go on a pilgrimage to Kumbhamela. He soon realizes he can't have anyone imposing a code of conduct on him. In search of himself, he makes his way to the sacred lakes...
The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him - they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer willing to comply with his parents' plans and ambitions because he wants to follow his own star
God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back.
Mathias, whose dead father was a diplomat in Germany, decides to study the forensic medicine in Paris. In the train, he has some troubles with the border police, and is insulted and threatened by a strange man, who disappeared quickly.
Panic ! On the eve of introducing her boyfriend to her parents, Louise finds out she doesn't feel sexual pleasure anymore. Where is her clitoris? Louise asks this question to anyone who will listen...
Comme la goutte d'eau fait déborder le vase, Ann voit une nuit Thomas embrasser une autre, et elle décide de le quitter, de tout quitter. Elle est musicienne, seule la musique la tient mais ne la retient pas. Elle ne tient qu'à la musique.
Paul, 29 ans, habite avec son cousin Bob et il sort avec la même fille depuis dix ans, Esther. Paul et Esther s'entendent très mal et ça fait bientôt dix ans qu'ils essaient de se séparer. Paul a rencontré une nouvelle fille il y a deux ans, avec qui il a eu une aventure. Mais il se trouve que cette fille est la fiancée de son meilleur ami, Nathan...
At the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Drive was praised and received a standing ovation. Winding Refn won the festival's Best Director Award for the film. Reviews from critics have been positive, with many drawing comparisons to work from previous eras. Praise has also been given to Gosling's and Brooks' performances. Winding Refn has said the film was influenced by movies from the 1980s.
Fifty years after Nicolas Bouvier’s journey from Geneva to Sri Lanka, Gaël Métroz follows the author’s footsteps with his camera. Although he wanted to revive Bouvier’s account, he ultimately tells his own story. While the Orient has changed a great deal since “l’Usage du Monde”, the fascination of this world continues to captivate. The danger and beauty of a journey which loses its innocence.
"Skinhead Attitude" est le premier documentaire qui retrace l'histoire des quarante ans du mouvement skinhead, de l'extrême gauche à l'extrême droite. En suivant une skingirl française dans ses rencontres, le réalisateur s'interroge sur les développements les plus récents du mouvement, la transformation et la radicalisation de cette sous-culture de jeunes.
The farmer Heiri wind its cow and wants to celebrate the business in town. But the city holds numerous dangers: thieves, artists of the second row and light girls. Play of zurich's boulevard theatre.
A technical failure has endangered the lives of the people on board Peninsula Flight 2549. The flight attendants and the chief steward are atypical, baroque characters who, in the face of danger, try to forget their own personal problems and devote themselves body and soul to the task of making the flight as enjoyable as possible for the passengers, while they wait for a solution.
Algeria, 1954. As the rebellion rages in the valley, Daru, an Algerian teacher with European roots, is determined not to yield to fear and leave his students. When a man is brought to him accused of murdering his cousin, whom he is supposed to escort to an isolated village, Daru refuses.
In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. Among the more serious of Ethan's injuries is a permanently missing tooth and the possibility of a second tooth also being lost. Their respective parents learn of the altercation through Ethan's parents questioning him about his injuries.
After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it.
In 1921, in London, the arrogant and skeptical Florence Cathcart is famous for exposing hoaxes and helping the police to arrest con artists. The stranger Robert Mallory tells her that the headmaster of a boarding school in Rookford had invited her to travel to Cumbria to investigate a ghost that is frightening the pupils to death.
In China, Jun watches his fiancé die in front of him, crushed by a horse fallen from the sky. On the other side of the world in Buenos Aires, Roberto, an anal retentive hardware store owner who lives a very ordered life, loves to collect strange stories from the newspapers
In filming the day-to-day life of a village school master - at once moving and difficult - from a village in the Auverge region, film director Nicolas Philibert has presented the public with a remarkable and moving documentary which, for once, makes us want to return to school.
In 2002 a process of historical proportions began in Columbia. In the 1990s approximately 40'000 people were tortured, massacred and deposited in mass graves throughout the entire country. Standing trial are paramilitary militia whose networks extend as far as the highest governmental levels, proving to be a crucial text for the Columbian society.
Wild Tales is made up of six separate stories. The drive for success, vertigo, competition and the inequality of the world we live in causes many people to be stressed out or depressed. Some burst. This is a film about them.
"She has never read Don Quijote, he has never tasted gazpacho..." Despite their differences, will Hélène Fillières and Mathieu Amalric manage to form a couple? Singing or climbing on top of Pyrennees mountains, leaving and finding each other again... will they love each other?
Two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic. Lydia, Marco's girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny.
He may be in his 80s, but Claude Lherminier is still in pretty impressive shape. Still sprightly, he thinks he can manage his own life and doesn’t want to let go of the reins. At least that’s what he wants his daughter, Carole, to think, since she keeps hiring home helps who he keeps driving to distraction.
Agnès Varda revient sur les plages qui ont marqué sa vie et nous offre une forme d'autodocumentaire, mélanges d'extraits de ses films, d'images et de reportages. De ses débuts de photographe de théâtre, puis de cinéaste novatrice, à sa vie amoureuse partagée avec Jacques Demy en passant par ses voyages, ses engagements, elle partage avec humour et émotion bien plus que de simples souvenirs.
The end of summer in the idyllic Engadine. Ursli helps out his parents who work hard in a mountain pasture. A deep friendship binds Ursli and Seraina, who, like him, spends the summer in a nearby house...
Zurich Fest 2010, shortly before the final match of the Football World Cup. Mary would really like to watch the match, but her friend Johnny is in a bad mood. A series of misunderstandings leads to a quarrel and the couple goes their separate ways. Underway through the night they come across shady characters and become entangled in turbulent incidents.
Two men in their forties who share a love of screwing around go out together night after drug-fuelled night to cheat on their significant others. As they give each other alibis reassure their nervous spouses, their adolescent philandering is matched only by their obsession for any women that moves.
Luc Jacquet guides the audience through the equatorial forest far off the beaten path. He takes the camera in closely to discover tiny seedlings that will eventually become the next forest in five decades. Immobile but very alive, the forest must implement strategies and illusions to meet the challenge of its environment in order to make it through a lifecycle that lasts many decades...
In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
May 6, 2012, the second round of french presidential elections. Laetitia, TV journalist, must cover the event in the heart of the crowd, rue de Solférino. This is also the day when Vincent, her ex, arrives, sure of his right to see their two young daughters...
Nico est une jeune fille dorée sur tranches de la côte d'or, quartier privilégié de Zurich. D'habitude, elle passe ses nuits dans la noble scène zurichoise à fêter au maximum avec sa copine Wanda. Jusqu'au jour où elle rencontre Paco, un rappeur cool, sortant de la classe ouvrière qui parle sérieux avec ses textes critiquant la société.
An anonymous yet popular snuff video is at the outset of the Easter weekend when Heinrich and Eva follow their old friend Thomas and his new girlfriend's invitation to visit. The horrific content of the video is thrust into reality when it turns out that three neighbourhood children have disappered. Distrust and suspicion arises between friends and turns their idyllic weekend into a nightmare.
A family live in a house next to an abandoned highway. They have been living for 10 years close to the highway and believe that it will not be used. One day without warning, construction workers begin to upgrade the road and the highway becomes open to traffic. Instead of leaving the house, they continue to live there. This becomes more complicated as the highway becomes increasingly used.
After the death of his mother, Stephane Leheurt decides to move to the family home in the South of France that he's just inherited. But his aim to make new life for himself, girlfriend Lilas and brother Maurice, is hampered by local man Andre Voke, who's had his eye on the house for years and is intent on taking it from Stephane so that he may expand his business.
Dublin: Maura is a single mom, furniture repossessed, being evicted. For a fee, she's marrying Wilson, an African, facing deportation. Her nine-year old, Molly, thinks she's going to get a dad. Freddie, a bit of a compulsive, is remarrying Sophie, after divorce and recommitment; she's starved herself into her old wedding dress.
An ode to life under the stars and the beauty of winter in expressive panorama shots: Diametric opposites, Pascal and Carole travel with a herd of sheep, four dogs and their donkeys through the wintery landscape of Switzerland. In search of fresh grass, they travel over 600km during four months.
Lou a un tas de problèmes. Des problèmes avec les femmes. Des problèmes avec la loi. Trop de meurtres commencent à s'accumuler dans la juridiction de sa petite ville du Texas. Et surtout, Lou est un tueur sadique et psycopathe.
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the "capitalist Monster". Former collaborator of Kofi Annan, professor and writer, Ziegler's books still act as a manifesto to left-wing intelligentsia.
Juillet 1979, pendant les vacances d’été dans une maison en Bretagne. A l’occasion de l’anniversaire de la grand-mère, oncles, tantes, cousins et cousines sont réunis le temps d’un week-end animé. Chronique familiale pittoresque racontée par Albertine, dix ans, LE SKYLAB est aussi celle d’une époque particulière.
Early summer. In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal that has unexpected consequences. The family home is progressively transformed into a prison...