Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes 1978

Artist John Smith tells stories about tower block life, editing in bold, unconventional fashion, cutting into the material and highlighting the components and conventions of the film form - yet an intimate portrait of the block's inhabitants still emerges.

Each Time We Part Away

Each Time We Part Away 1994

After his wife's murder and house burnt, a young soldier is in search for new home for his daughter. But coming to chaotic at the beginning of the war Zagreb is no place for hope...

Fatal Judgement

Fatal Judgement 1988

A Massachusetts nurse (Patty Duke) is accused of exercising Fatal Judgment in this made-for-TV movie. While tending a seriously ill cancer patient, the nurse administered a generous dose of morphine. The patient died, which is why the woman is now on trial for murder.

Olavi Virta

Olavi Virta 1972

Portrait of a national icon: iskelmä or popular schlager legend Olavi Virta (1915–1972), as an old, lost and lonely man. When the film was screened for the first time, people all over Finland went ballistic – they couldn't take the sad sight of their tango's greatest voice, the incarnation of postwar wealth and glory in ruins.

A Small Miracle

A Small Miracle 1976

On Christmas Eve, a poor old woman plays her accordion in the street. Apart from two children, the passers-by ignore her and by the end of the day she has to sell her accordion to buy some food. Worse is to come. (1976)

Future Cop

Future Cop 1976

A veteran street cop is assigned a new partner. The partner is not exactly what he seems to be, though--he is an experimental android who has been programmed by the police lab.

Voltar

Voltar 1988

Voltar is the short story of a man that returns from prison to find the woman that he used to love. The movie was made for RTP (the Portuguese National TV).

The Truth

The Truth 1982

The film tells of old Antonio, 81, who refuses to stay in a mental home and walks away. He hits the streets to give a message to people: be yourselves, tell what you think, make love and stop with violence against the weaker members of society. When he realizes nobody will listen, he tries to take his life by holding his breath, but he doesn't succeed.

Fighting for Gemma

Fighting for Gemma 1993

When a four year old and other children in same neighborhood develop leukaemia, the parents suspect a nearby factory. Based on real events.

Christmas

Christmas 1986

An adaptation of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol " with Robert Guillaume as John Grin, the Scrooge character. His son Kevin has a role as the Bob Cratchit character, with Geoffrey Holder and Ted Lange as two of the Ghosts.

The Ladies

The Ladies 1987

Sentimental drama in which, following her divorce, a middle-aged woman (Talia Balsam) moves in with her daughter (Patricia Elliot). But things do not run smoothly...