The Mirror (1975)

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Zerkalo (original title) Summary:  A dying man remembers his past as a child pre-war, his relationship with his mother (Margarita Terekhova) and her relationship with his withdrawn father.  He goes onto remember other memories from his life during the war … Continue reading

Cronos (1993)

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Summary:  An old, happily settled antiques dealer (Federico Luppi) discovers a curious device mysteriously hidden inside the hollow base of a 450 year old statue.  Fascinated but unaware of its purpose, he begins to unwind the device until a golden, scarab-like … Continue reading

Heart of Glass (1976)

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Herz aus Glas (original title) Summary:  Set in 18th century Bavaria, a little town is famous for producing an exquisite red ‘ruby glass’ from a glassblowing factory.  The secret on how to make this brilliant ruby glass is feared lost when the … Continue reading

Holy Motors (2012)

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Summary: A mysterious man named Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) is driven to a number of ‘appointments’ by his driver Céline (Édith Scob), who is also a very close friend.  His ‘appointments’, in and around Paris, could be described as taking on … Continue reading

Solaris (1972)

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Solyaris (original title) Summary:  A once busy space station which orbits a mysterious ocean-covered planet, named Solaris, was built to hold over 80 residents but is now only occupied by three scientists.  The mental state of the scientists have grown concern after they … Continue reading