Erscheinungsdatum: 21.09.2018, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Screened Encounters, Titelzusatz: The Leipzig Documentary Film Festival, 1955-1990, Redaktion: Moine, Caroline, Verlag: Berghahn Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: PERFORMING ARTS // Film & Video // History & Criticism, Rubrik: Theater // Ballett, Film, Fernsehen, Seiten: 396, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 669 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Icíar Bollaín s inspirational and poignant story of a vibrant, determined young woman on a journey From Goya Award Winner and internationally acclaimed director Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes), The Olive Tree follows a wilful and spirited young woman named Alma who embarks on a journey from the East coast of Spain to Germany in order to retrieve an ancient olive tree precious to her ailing grandfather. With the help of a variety of friends & new acquaintances, she pulls everyone she encounters into her plan with unexpected consequences for all involved. The powerful feature film which stars Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez and Pep Ambròs was written by Paul Laverty, winner of the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival for Sweet Sixteen. Laverty is also well-known for penning Ken Loach s Palme d Or winner The Wind that Shakes the Barley, the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize Winner The Angels Share and the BAFTA Award-winning I, Daniel Blake. Dual Format EDITION featuring: Booklet featuring new writing about the film by Jason Wood Optional English Subtitles
Want to know how to use men to your own advantage? With just a few simple steps, you, too, can learn How to Use Guys with Secret Tips! The directorial debut of Lee Won Suk, How to Use Guys with Secret Tips is a hilarious anti-romantic comedy starring Lee Si Young (Meet the In-Laws) as a young woman who acquires a set of self-help tapes that teaches her to use the misogynistic attitudes of the men she works with to her own advantage. Oh Jung Se (Quick) goes all-out, co-starring as an arrogant soap opera star who unwittingly becomes the heroine's victim. Lee's creative directing style and twisted sense of humour has tickled audiences around the world, from the Udine Far East Film Festival (where it won the top prize) to the Shanghai International Film Festival. Bo Na (Lee Si Young) works as an assistant director at a production company. Stuck in the same job for five years, Bo Na feels like she's hit a glass ceiling in a misogynistic society. After one disastrous shoot, Bo Na encounters a truck filled with self-help tapes. The shady owner sells her a set of tapes called How to Use Guys with Secret Tips, promising that it will help her get somewhere in the world. By following the tips, Bo Na invents a new personality and begins using male mentality to her advantage. Soon, she sets her aims on Lee Seung Jae (Oh Jung Se), an arrogant soap opera actor who was rude to her on one production. Seung Jae soon falls for Bo Na, but is he in love with the new Bo Na or the real Bo Na? Special Features: 5.1 Surround Sound Anamorphic Widescreen with Removable Subtitles
The latest from Miguel Gomes (Tabu, Our Beloved Month of August) Arabian Nights (As mil e uma noites) is probably this year’s most ambitious cinematic undertaking, and the most talked about film experience of the last Cannes Film Festival. Arabian Nights uses the framing device from the original Arabian Nights of the beautiful young Scheherazade telling tale after tale in order to keep her murderous husband from killing her—but that’s where the similarities end. Over three features, Gomes channels the current struggles of economically depressed Portugal through an assortment of tales that range from farcical yarns to grounded accounts of social issues. Volume 1 – The Restless One: After opening with overlapping documentary portraits of a shipyard and a wasp-exterminator, the director appears on screen, contemplating his overly ambitious undertaking. From here, Gomes spins a satirical tale about the financial powers-that-be preying on Portugal’s vulnerability. Next up is the comic story of the role a rooster plays in a local election, followed by a sobering triptych of interviews with unemployed citizens. Volume 2 – The Desolate One: The volume's opening chapter is about a criminal on the run. In “The Tears of the Judge,” a public trial becomes a mockery, with the testimony implicating everyone in attendance. Finally, The Desolate One ends on an exhilarating note, with a hugely entertaining story about a dog named Dixie who’s passed between owners, familiarizing us with the inhabitants of a working-class apartment building. Volume 3 – The Enchanted One: Having escaped the palace, Scheherazade explores a seaside landscape where she encounters, among others, a “wind genie” and a daft suitor. This segues into a documentary-style exploration of the working-class sport of chaffinch singing competitions. Movingly and unexpectedly, the last gesture of Arabian Nights is to scale back its scope and provide a disarmingly modest and poignant grace note on which one of contemporary cinema’s new masterpieces can close.' (Vancouver Film Festival Catalogue) Arabian Nights is a joint acquisition of New Wave Films and MUBI.
The early seventies were a period of remarkable activity for Robert Altman, producing masterpiece after masterpiece. At the time he came to make Images, MASH and McCabe & Mrs. Miller were behind him, with The Long Goodbye, California Split and Nashville still to come. Originally conceived in the mid-sixties, Images concerns a pregnant children’s author (Susannah York, who won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival) whose husband (Rene Auberjonois) may or may not be having an affair. While holidaying in Ireland, her mental state becomes increasingly unstable resulting in paranoia, hallucinations and visions of a doppelgänger. Scored by an Oscar-nominated John Williams, with “sounds” by Stomu Yamash'ta (The Man Who Fell to Earth), Images also boasts the remarkable cinematography of Vilmos Zsigmond (Close Encounters of the Third Kind). Features: Brand-new 4K restoration from the original negative, produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation Original English mono audio (uncompressed LPCM) soundtracks Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing Audio commentary by Samm Deighan and Kat Ellinger Scene-select commentary by writer-director Robert Altman Interview with Robert Altman Brand new interview with actor Cathryn Harrison An appreciation by musician and author Stephen Thrower Theatrical trailer Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by the Twins of Evil FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Carmen Gray and an extract from Altman on Altman
One of the most genre-defining (not to mention genre-defying!) horror-comedies imaginable, and one of the key Hong Kong blockbuster hits of the 1980s, the popularity and influence of Mr. Vampire cannot be overstated. Spawning at least four sequels and countless spin-offs and imitations, this Hong Kong horror-comedy to end them all was an understandable crowd-pleasing sensation, and triggered a wave of jiangshi ( hopping vampire ) movies. Produced by the legendary Sammo Hung, the original Mr. Vampire is essential viewing for anyone interested in the 80s golden age of Hong Kong cinema. In a career-making performance, the late Lam Ching-ying is Master Kau, expert on all matters of the supernatural. When Kau and his two bumbling students, Man Choi (famous comedian Ricky Hui) and Chou (Fist of Legend's Chin Siu-ho), exhume a corpse for reburial, things go frighteningly and hilariously awry when the cadaver is revealed to be a hopping vampire. With the undead on the loose, Master Kau is blamed for the chaos, and must work with his students to put the spirits to rest before the vampire's own granddaughter (80s Hong Kong action icon Moon Lee) gets bitten. Fighting the vampires with everything from sticky rice to filing down the bloodsucker's fangs, the trio must defeat an increasing number of ghoulish dangers. Director Ricky Lau would go on to make several more Mr. Vampire successors (as well as the related Sammo Hung sequel Encounters of the Spooky Kind II, with Lam Ching-ying as another vampire-battling master), but nothing tops the original for its classic fusion of screams and laughs, and it has never looked as eye-poppingly, vampire-hoppingly beautiful as this new Blu-ray special edition. Special Features: Limited Edition O-CARD Slipcase with new artwork by Darren Wheeling [2000 units] PLUS: A Collector’s Booklet featuring new writing on the film [2000 units] 1080p presentation from a brand new 2K restoration Original Cantonese audio (original mono presentations) English dub track produced for the film’s original European home video release English dub track produced for the film’s original American home video release Newly translated English subtitles Brand new and exclusive feature length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) Alternate end credits Archival interview with Chin Siu-hou [40 mins] Archival interview with Moon Lee [15 mins] Archival interview with Ricky Lau [12 mins] Original Hong Kong Trailer