Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In particular, everybody at school is spreading rumors about Natalya Sergeyevna, an Enlish language teacher and a former student of Melnikov, being in love with him. Exhausted by his mental suffering, Melnikov asks the principal to allow him to quit his job. At the end of the week that is to become the last week of Melnikov's teaching career the students of his class write an in-class essay on how they understand happiness. Svetlana Mikhailovna, their Russian teacher, is shocked by what one of the students wrote in her essay, nevertheless, she allows her to read it in front of the class. The other students express support of their classmate. Melnikov gets involved in the conflict, after which he reconsiders his decision to quit...
Dead by Monday is a darkly comic tale of love and death... but not necessarily in that order. Julie is a sweet, vulnerable young woman who lacks confidence and is obsessed with the memory of her dead husband whom she idealizes. Alex is an angry writer. Talented but unable to repeat the success of his first novel, he has nothing left to say. Or live for. He just wants to die. Fate introduces these two lost souls at the edge of a cliff. While picking flowers Julie accidentally falls off. Alex, who has come to blow his brains out, is interrupted by her cry for help, just before he pulls the trigger.
One Saturday evening Rosa Priore is preparing a magnificent Sunday lunch for her family and their friends. By Sunday afternoon her life and marriage are in ruins.
One of Daniel Johnston's short films made as a youth.
The French isn't your ordinary band. Their lead guitarist is an accountant obsessed with breath mints. The bassist talks to his leg and lives by the train tracks while the drummer works to smash the state. They have no fans, no fame, and no future, but try telling that to lead singer Christian. Monday Night Gig is a comedy for anyone who's followed their dreams, no matter where they lead. And for anyone who just pulled up their skirts... and played.
Two companies. One goal - to be the only name in sports-entertainment. This 20-episode WWE Network series delivers the in-depth stories of both Vince McMahon's WWE and Ted Turner's WCW, as they battle head to head in a primetime power struggle that forever changed the face of sports entertainment. Part four follows the path of Stone Cold Steve Austin from relative no-name in WCW to era-defining megastar in WWE. WCW unveils a potent new weapon, Goldberg. Plus, WCW cruiserweights take to the skies.
A married couple uproot their entire family and move to Puerto Rico where the familial tree promptly dies in the face of relentless poverty and depression in this down-beat drama, the directorial debut of Argentine filmmaker Torre-Nilsson.
In the small town of San Jorge, a 12- year-old girl watches in horror as her father, a local telegraph operator is thrown in prison by the local military dictatorship. Meanwhile, her mother, Florencia, must make tough moral decisions in order for them to survive under the political oppression. Even Carnival, with all its colorfulness and celebration, cant disguise the mounting tension between the villagers and government making the girls coming of age all the more difficult when the two collide. This movie combines attractive visual scenes with a highly sensual atmosphere as Florencia fights and uses all her resources and beauty to survive and find revenge.
Intended as a light farce this comedy by Luigi Commencini is a little plodding in its story about a bank manager who has had it with his buttoned-down, boring job. One Monday he can no longer face the tedium of both his work and his life and so he stays home and rebels by playing with toys and joining in on a radio concert with his own instruments. His erratic behavior does not go unnoticed and soon a winsome psychiatrist whom he knows and secretly admires, is right there trying to help him. The newly liberated bank manager logically grasps this opportunity to press forward his innermost feelings.
The second half of the acclaimed WWE Network Series documenting the whole story of the Monday Night Wars.
As America faced a divisive presidential election in 2004, filmmaker Vanessa Roth took her camera to another series of elections: student council races in four diverse middle schools across the country. The kids discuss issues ranging from updating school textbooks and equipment to improving school lunches. With humor and insight, this documentary explores the impact of family, geography, class and national politics on the students' choices.
A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other.
Is it easy to be a walking corpse? How do you spend a half a million dollars? Can you fall in love with the same bride twice?
Mack Sennett appears as a policeman in this film produced by the Biograph Company.
Nitro was WCW's flagship show for over 5 years, yielding over 500 hours of action-packed entertainment. Nitro Volumes 1 & 2 combined to showcase a multitude of classic moments. Volume 3 continues this series and this time, anything is possible!
Now it can be told. In 1995, two wrestling companies squared off on Monday night television to compete head to head in an unprecedented confrontation. On one side, Vince McMahon, the promoter who created WWE and made the industry what it is today. On the other, WCW, owned by media giant Ted Turner, and run by an ambitious man named Eric Bischoff. This is the whole story, by those who created it, lived it, and survived it.
Joe wakes up at 6AM on a Monday. He gets up, and changes out of his pyjamas. He makes himself the same breakfast he always does. He brushes his teeth, puts on his socks and shoes, and gets his briefcase filled with very important papers. He's ready for work. It's 6:30AM. As he goes to leave his house, his vision slowly goes black, and he collapses to the floor.
Collection of the best matches from the weekly professional wrestling events which aired from 1995 to 2001. Among the fights included are the 1996 World Tag Team Championship in which Sting and Lex Luger competed against The Road Warriors, the 1998 World Heavyweight Championship between Hulk Hogan and Goldberg and the 2000 Steel Cage Match between Jeff Jarrett and Diamond Dallas Page.
When WCW debuted Monday Nitro live on TNT in 1995 the opening shots of the infamous Monday Night War were officially launched. Fans tuned in each week to see WCW Nitro and its impressive roster of stars including Ric Flair, Sting, Goldberg, Hollywood Hogan, and the rest of the New World Order. Now, for the first time ever, fans can relive some of the greatest moments and matches from this historic show on The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro. This collection is hosted by former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page and features eight matches and other historic moments