Lezioni di cioccolato
- 99 min
Mattia, a 32 year old building contractor in Perugia has lots of style, nice suits, nice car, gorgeous looking girlfriend but behind this facade is cutting corners with site safety and hiring immigrant workers. Taking to the golf course hoping to meet wealthy, upmarket clients he meets a doctor who offers him a contract to build a luxurious weekend getaway but not one Euro above 300,000 will he pay. Meantime back on site to save 12,000 euros in scaffolding he has illegally-hired worker Kamal working on a roof without any safety nets and Kamal falls from the roof, finishing up in hospital with his entire upper body in plaster. Kamal unknown to Mattia has won a position in a chocolate making competition at a nearby factory who are celebrating their centenary of operation. Before leaving Egypt, Kamal was a pastry cook in Egypt. By doing the chocolate course he hopes to gain a diploma to start a new career in Italy as a chocolate maker. First prize is enough money to start his own business. So Mattia has a choic;face the police or stand in for Kamal at the advanced chocolate making course. Egyptian laborer versus trendy Italian businessman. So goodbye pony tail, hello perm, goodbye smart phone and clothes. In the class are: a middle aged woman, a man whose father owns 4 pastry shops and the beautiful, passionate Cecilia, whose love life is littered with liars. Feeling sorry for our stand in Kamal she offers to coach Mattia, after hours, to improve his chocolate making. Mattia leads a double life of Egyptian by day, homework and contractor by day and night transforming in the process from being self centred to finding love and life at the same time. Written by John575
- 92 min
"Lions for Lambs" consists of three interconnected storylines: Tom Cruise as a congressman who interacts with a journalist (Meryl Streep); Robert Redford as an idealistic professor who attempts to inspire a privileged student in his class; and a third storyline about a pair of American soldiers wounded in enemy territory, one of whom is Redford's former student.
- 100 min
The plot follows the story of twin brothers, one is a coldhearted violent police officer, the other is a helpless romantic with a mental disability. The two brothers are tragically involved with a prostitute who works in the bordello that gives the film its title. The film was adapted from an eponymous novel written by Juan Marsé.
Loose Change: Final Cut
- 129 min
Loose Change Final Cut is the third installment of the documentary that asks the tough questions about the 9/11 attacks and related events. This movie hopes to be the catalyst for a new independent investigation, in which the family members receive answers to their questions, and the TRUE PERPETRATORS of this horrendous crime are PROSECUTED and PUNISHED.
- 104 min
New Years Eve, 2004- Kevin Healy(Santos) and Tiffany Matthews(McCoy) head out to celebrate the New Year and a new beginning in their 7-year relationship. In the midst of the celebration the young couple decide to mark the occasion by experimenting with Crystal Meth. Unbeknown to them, town bad boy Randy Martin slips LSD in their drinks, setting into motion a night of life altering events which will leave one dead and the other forever scarred. The young couple leave the party and quickly begin to realize that they are not alone, or so they think. After a car accident the two run into the woods to escape their stalker, with no protection from the elements. Attempts to call for help are futile when they realize that their cell phone signal is lost. Alone in the woods with the delusions of being chased the couple slowly begin to turn on each other. On the verge of being rescued everything falls apart in this fast paced, psychological thriller, leaving the audience on the edge of their seats. Based on true events! Written by Cassie Ray Allebaugh
- 139 min
"Love in the Time of Cholera," based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, follows a romantic man named Florentino who loses Fermina, the girl of his dreams, to a wealthier suitor and spends the next 50 years building his life and reputation so that one day he might have her.
- 88 min
Magic Boy is a beautiful youth romance set in Mongkok where a girl falls in love with two amateur magicians. One is into stage magic. The other is into street magic. Over 30 genuine magic tricks are performed in this first full length feature in Hong Kong to use amateur magicians as the subject matter. Anjo Leung, in his film debut, is a real student of magic while director Adam Wong continues his sensitive and poetic expression of the frailties of youth, this time using magic tricks as an allegory of the illusory nature of love. Written by Official
- 93 min
"Mama's Boy" concerns a slacker in his thirties whose ideal life of living at home with his angelic mom is endangered when she falls in love with a self-help guru and prepares to marry him.
Man from Earth
- 87 min
After history professor John Oldman unexpectedly resigns from the university, his startled colleagues impulsively invite themselves to his home, pressing him for an explanation. They're shocked to hear his reason for premature retirement: John claims he must move on because he is immortal, and cannot stay in one place for more than ten years without his secret being discovered.