Category 2017

Mountain

The Australian director Jennifer Peedom, in terms of audiovisual symphony, tells about the climbs of the most inaccessible mountains, the impossible enterprises of climbers and other acrobats of the most remote peaks. But it does not spare us to suggest even the controversial aspects of the most extreme mountaineering practices. Until three centuries ago, the mountains were places of danger, not of beauty. When Everest was conquered in the mid-twentieth century, mountaineering became a quest for perfection and mountains were seen as adversaries to be defeated. Today, when millions of people are enchanted by their magic, the mountains become theaters of leisure: managed and marketed as playgrounds. But the mountains are much more than a distraction or an enemy to beat...

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The Secret Life of Pets

In a Manhattan building, the luxury life of the pet Max is upset when a sloppy bastard named Duke arrives in his house...

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Maria by Callas

Forty years after her death, Maria Callas, the most famous opera singer of all time, is told through unpublished images, photographs, super8, private recordings, letters and rare archival footage of the backstage of the shows...

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1945

August 1945: preparations are underway for a wedding in a Hungarian village. Arpad, son of the influential municipal secretary Istvan Szentes, is getting married to Kisrozsi, the former girlfriend of his friend Jancsi, who all believed dead at the front and who eventually returned as a member of the communist party in charge of redistribution of land . Istvan, once a foster father of Jancsi, hopes the status quo can remain in the village. In addition to finding the ideal wife for his son, Istvan also took possession of the shop of his Jewish friend Pollak, who had been reported and taken away before the deportations began. Many inhabitants are indebted to Istvan, since it was he who redistributed the property confiscated from the Jews. During the wedding preparations, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village station with mysterious boxes...

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Wonder Wheel

Coney Island, fifties. A lifeguard (Justin Timberlake) traces a story that could be filtered by his fervid imagination: a couple, formed by the middle-aged carter Humpty (James Belushi) and his wife Ginny, a former actress who works as a waitress (Kate Winslet), lives on the waterfront...

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All Eyez on Me

Tupac Shakur as a teenager attends high school before making the decision to leave his life to a dead end with his mother and embrace the California thug life...

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Snatched

When her boyfriend leaves her, the thirty-year-old Emily convinces her ultra-prudent mother to accompany her on vacation in Ecuador. At Emily’s insistence, the two are looking for adventure when they are suddenly taken hostage...

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The Music of Silence

Amos Bardi is born with the gift of a voice that manifests itself of great value as a child. however, it suffers from a serious eye problem that makes it almost blind and forces him to an ordeal of surgery. Soon, Amos must separate from the family to get into an institute for the blind to learn Braille. But it is there that happens to him a terrible accident, a ball in the face that leads to total blindness. Despite everything, he does not give up. Moved by great aspirations and interests (the passion for singing, the love for horses, the scooter and the bicycle, a degree in law), his life will be a challenge without stops until he manages to grab the first real success on stage with the performance of the “Miserere”...

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The Son of Bigfoot

Adam, an outsider teenager, discovers with wonder that his father is none other than the mysterious Bigfoot...

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6 Below – Miracle on the Mountain

A snowboarder looking for adrenaline gets lost in the middle of a big winter storm in the Sierra Nevada mountains...

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