La Virgen de los Sicarios 2000
R | 1h 41min | Crime, Drama, Romance | 20 September 2000 (France)
The tempestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin Alexis, who murders all too easily. When Alexis himself is fatally gunned down, grief-stricken Fernando hunts for his young lover’s killer in the Medellin slums, but instead encounters Wilmar, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Alexis.
The story runs in the 1940s Mexico City. A schoolboy (Carlos) falls in love with his best friend’s mother (Mariana). Carlos is impressed because this family is not like the ordinary mexican families of the time, because they have many expensive American things, although they are not rich. The drama begins when Carlos gets out of school to go to declare his love to Mariana, and is discovered by his teachers.
Da jeg traff Jesus… med sprettert 2000
1h 28min | Biography, Comedy | 1 September 2000 (Norway)
Little Oddemann uses every means available to find Jesus, including his slingshot. The film takes us to Norway in the late 30’s, where we meet a series of burlesque and humorous characters, whose antics convince Oddemann that growing up may be a bad idea. Yet Oddemann finds there are certain rewards to being grown-up, such as partying and chasing women, that merit closer examination. The film is based on a book of childhood reminiscences by beloved Norwegian poet and Jazz lyricist Odd Børretzen.
Nicostratos the Pelican 2011
Nicostratos le pélican (2011)
1h 32min | Comedy, Drama | 29 June 2011 (France)
Yannis is a 14 year old boy who lives an isolated life with his dad on a small Greek island. After the death of his mother, two of them didn’t talk much. One day, Yannis finds a young pelican and decides to take it home. His friendship with the pelican, and meeting with the impulsive 15 year old girl, will mark a change in his life, that will eventually lead to reconciliation with his father.
An unhappy lion mascot, a straight talking chick fed up with sexual double standards, a hypochondriac 18 year old gay guy who just got into med school: all these colorful characters collide in fragments filled with sex talk and humor, with the ever inspiring New Orleans as a backdrop.