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Choubra is the cosmopolitan neighbourhood of Cairo, and Hatem is the local police officer who patrols the neighbourhood with an iron hand. Every single citizen fears and hates him. Only Nour, a young woman he lusts after, dares stand up to him. But Nour is secretly in love with Cherif, a brilliant and uncorrupted deputy public prosecutor, which drives Hatem to do all he can to come between them.
Livid over the fact that three low-level thieves have crashed the entire underworld economy, the mob's top brass hires Jackie Cogan to see that the bandits pay for their crime. The closer Cogan gets to his target, however, the more he finds his mission complicated by an alcoholic hit man who's well past his prime, incompetent gangsters, and the playboy host of the inauspicious game.
A year after losing his job David sits in a state of inertia, he feels emasculated by his role of stay at home dad. His relationship to wife Hanna is on the rocks. At night David escapes to 'The Men's Club': amongst the wise cracks, petty criminals and strippers, he feels alive.
A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man also running away, from two killers.
Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists...
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
Ira is Russian, as is Ivan Tashkov. She lives in Geneva with her mother and doesn't really know much about her native country. He is the accused godfather of the Russian mob, in prison awaiting trial. Hired as an interpreter for Tashkov's defense lawyer, Ira soon falls under the influence of this powerful man who seems to be able to read her mind, as Tashkov realizes he can manipulate the girl.
A profile of Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist, Jean Dominique. It includes: historical footage of Haiti's vivid and tumultuous past; interviews with Dominique, himself and with Michele Montas--his heroic wife, life-long love, and extraordinary partner; and incorporates footage shot before Dominique's assassination on April 3, 2000.
Louis Delluc Prize 1959. A young man from Martinique who feels nostalgic from his island, lives on his own in Paris. He is in love with a au pair girl but has a love affaire with a married woman. The portrait of a man lost in a society which rejects him.
Off in the countryside to repossess a car, weary detective Simon Brenner discovers some strange goings-on at an inn, whose meat grinder seems to be getting a little too much action. While smitten by one of the inn's employees, Brenner gets caught up in a plot that involves a creepy solution to a meat shortage and some very nasty characters.
Paris, 1991. Franck Magne, a young inspector starts out in the Criminal Investigation Department. His first case deals with the murder of a young woman. His investigation leads him to study similar cases. He’s quickly confronted by the reality of police investigation work... For 8 years, obsessed by this investigation, he’ll hunt the serial killer that no one else believes exists.
Dave Brown is a Los Angeles police officer who works out of the Rampart Division. Dave is misogynistic, racist, brutally violent, egotistical and a womanizer, although he defends himself against many of these accusations as he says that his hate is equal opportunity. However unlawful, he uses intimidation and brutal force to defend his ideals.
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.
In Portugal, during the war, on a deserted island, Isodore, a maidservant, meets Malo, a mysterious little boy with whom she begins a loving relationship before realizing he is the embodiment of evil.
A toilet lady gets an undercover visit by a tax collector, who notices several infractions and sends her an invoice of more than 300.000 Euro. While in the public restroom, the tax collector also finds out someone has been dealing drugs and starts selling powdered sugar to the local junks, pretending it is cocaine...
Lew Millar, private detective of the west US coast, goes to Biarritz in order to ensure the protection of Nick Nemo, an old american billionaire settled in Biarritz for twenty years and threatened with death. Millar is not a bodyguard anymore. But he has a good reason for accepting this contract...
Rainer Voss, a former trader who worked in banking for 10 years, is interviewed in a Frankfurt bank that’s been closed for six years. He unravels the tangled ball of string that is finance, from the origins of the financial crisis (deregulation and simultaneous digitization of the markets) to by-products developed to neutralize all kinds of risk.
The story of 40-year-old, unmarried, high-powered judge Ariane Felder who lets her hair down at the firm's New Year's eve party only to discover six months later that she is pregnant. Not only is she unable to remember what happened on the evening in question, she has no idea who is the father of the child.
The calvary of the "usher" of the Outreau trial, arrested with his wife in 2001 for acts of child sexual abuse. Later, the couple has been proved to be innocent. Description of the injustice and inhumanity of the french judicial system.
In April 1978, members of “Groupe Autonome Révolutionnaire” (GAR) rob a major bank in Zurich with the aim of bringing to light the covert ties between the Swiss financial system and dictatorships in Latin America. Wanting to secure concrete evidence, they film the entire operation. Although the bank director confesses to GAR, the Paraguayan mediator refuses to cooperate.
The epic and bleak story of human civilisation, from the Garden of Eden to the chilling humanoid future. Lucifer, the co-creator of the world (according to his statement) tests Adam and puts him to sleep to see his destiny through the ages. Hungarian legend of animation Marcell Jankovics adapted the script of The Tragedy of Man in 1983 from Imre Madách’s play.
Chris has just been released from prison. Frank, his cop brother, helps him by giving him a place to stay, finding him a job and trying to get him back with his wife Monica. Chris tries to readjust to society, but is met only by distrust and contempt. To get money and start fresh with Natalie, a beautiful cashier he’s fallen for, he falls back into the criminal life by agreeing to carry out a hit.
August Manzl is an entrepreneur, patriarch through and through. None of his - nowadays grown - children is good enough to step in his shoes. He unexpectedly is diagnosed with a deadly disease and given just a few months by his doctor. He calls for a family meeting and tells them that the person who kills him within a week, will have the company. If no one succeeds, the legacy is gone.
Ex-militant d’extrême gauche, Giorgio a passé plusieurs années en Amérique centrale pour échapper à la justice. De retour en Italie, il se retrouve en prison, mais voit sa peine allégée en devenant l’indic d’Anedda, commissaire de police véreux. À peine libéré, il escroque le patron d’un club de strip-tease. Mais Giorgio a d’autres ambitions : monter un très gros coup avec la complicité d' Anedda.
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One week later, Julien decided to meet then for the week end, but the Germans are already occupying the village.
New York City, the 1930s. A powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses. Against this turbulent backdrop, the family's three street-hardened brothers and the women they love are about to be plunged into a deadly confrontation with their enemies, with each other, and with their own dark heritage of violence, madness and murder.
Renée is Laurence's grandmother and she intends to show her how to make rich men fall in love with her, in order to get their life insurance's money. Both women will meet several men in the course of the movie. Even the cynical Renée will fall deeply in love again.
Maxime has everything to be happy: high-end manager of a prosperous concession of vehicles, he is married to a delicious young woman and lives in a comfortable villa. Everything falls over when Simon, his partner, is murdered by gangsters' band. Been anxious to be accountable in the latter, Maxime calls in for help to his brothers, been used by the small tricks.
Prison guard JC lives an ordered life, measured by his little routines. His only real hobby is the tango lessons he meticulously takes to keep himself properly fit for his job. One day a new student joins his class and while he's troubled by his reaction to the unknown woman, JC becomes even more so when the next day she brings her son along to prison to visit her husband and her lover.
An ageing professional killer, Wagner, is looking for someone to take over his job. He recruits a pretty inept thief, Max, as an apprentice, but Max seems to have little appetite for his new job. However, the same cannot be said for Max's teenage friend, Mehdi...
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.
Marty is a struggling writer who dreams of finishing his screenplay, "Seven Psychopaths". Billy is Marty's best friend, an unemployed actor and part time dog thief, who wants to help Marty by any means necessary. All he needs is a little focus and inspiration.
An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own government is hiding.
Michel Viala is one of the most well-known living authors from French-speaking Switzerland who has strongly influenced its literature, theatre, and film. Viala is an author, actor and painter and has worked as co-screenwriter on the film “L’invitation” by Claude Goretta. His career is impressive. Viala’s work is unclassifiable, free. In the chaos of his current crises, it acquires a new energy.
Marco is a skinhead, tried and true. With his buddies, Braguette, Grand-Guy, and Marvin, he beats up Arabs and sticks up posters of far right political parties. Until the moment that he suddenly feels, in spite of himself, all this hatred desert him. But how do you get rid of the violence, anger, and stupidity inside of you? It’s the story of a son of a bitch who attempts to become someone decent.
Successful publisher Will Atenton quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby, and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children.
Paulette a xenophobic old lady lives alone in a banlieue and her pension is too small to get along. But she hears there is much money to be made in dealing cannabis. She visits a known criminal named Vito and asks him for work. Instead of just distributing sheer cannabis she starts to sell cakes and biscuits spiced with cannabis. Soon there is a huge demand for her elaborate pastries.
At the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, one woman fights for justice and the extradition of the last remaining war criminals on the run. Their names are Ratko Mladic, Radovan Karadzic and Ante Gotovina, wartime leaders of Bosnian Serbs. Her name is Carla Del Ponte, the Swiss-born, chain-smoking chief prosecutor.
1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well. Admired priest, magnificient lover, his earthly paradise seemed to have no end.