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  El Infierno is a 2010 Mexican black comedy crime drama film produced by Bandidos Films, directed by Luis Estrada and following the line of La ley de Herodes. The Read More

Holy Blood

  A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: Read More


  Baraguá, is a Cuban historical film, made by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) and directed by José Massip. The film is based on the Protest Read More

Many Wars Ago

  On the Italian-Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.  Time after time the Read More

Molière: The Hypochondriac

  Hypochondriac Argan’s household revolves around his obsession with his chronic imaginary illnesses. Served by a pair of unscrupulous doctors, Argan even goes so far as to try to marry Read More

Berlin, Schönhauser Corner

  Berlin Schönhauser Corner is the story of four aimless young people. Dieter (Ekkehard Schall) is the oldest of the bunch, and, as the brother of a policeman, he gets Read More

The Marriage of Maria Braun

  Near the end of World War II, Maria (Hanna Schygulla) marries Hermann (Klaus Lowitsch), who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann Read More

The Last Laugh

  Proud of his position, responsibilities and uniform, a hotel doorman is shocked to find out that he has been demoted to washroom attendant; humiliated, the old man struggles to Read More

Murderers Among Us

  In 1945, after three years in a concentration camp, the artist Susanne Wallner (Hildegard Knef) returns to a Berlin in ruins. Shot in the rubble of Berlin just a Read More

Lucretius and the Toleration of Intolerable Ideas

  How does one take in concepts that are initially alien or offensive? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Greenblatt considers why and how Lucretius’ great poem On the Nature of Things—the Read More