Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

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Wo hu cang long (original title) Summary:  Master Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun-fat) is one of the greatest warriors the Qing dynasty has ever seen.  Yet he vows to give up his former life as a swordsman and turns in his legendary sword, the Green … Continue reading

Delicatessen (1991)

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Summary: In a post-apocalyptic France, grain, lentils or the very shoes you wear on your feet have taken over from currency and what were once life’s little luxuries – like meat in particular – is scarce.  Ex-circus clown Louison (Dominique Pinon) arrives in a quiet … Continue reading

Weekend (1967)

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Week End (original title) Summary:  A married couple’s idyllic weekend plans to drive down to the French countryside are thwarted when suddenly hitting wildly long traffic jams in all directions.  They travel further into the queues to witness the aftermath of violent car accidents, … Continue reading

Amélie (2001)

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Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (original title) Summary: Amélie Poulain lived a sheltered childhood, impeding her social skills but growing her imagination.  Now an adult, her wild and wondrous fantasies never left her with the only change being that she’s moved to Paris and works as a waitress.  One … Continue reading

Let the Right One In (2008)

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Låt den rätte komma in (original title) Summary: In a quiet suburb in Stockholm a young boy Oskar is regularly bullied by his own friends at school.  A lonely soul, his parents have separated with his father, whom he rarely sees, lodging out in the … Continue reading

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

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El laberinto del fauno (original title) Summary:  The young, imaginative Ofelia is forced to live within the Spanish woods amongst Falangist Captain Vidal and his troops, who are hunting out Republican rebels fighting against their regime.  Her pregnant mother is … Continue reading

The City of Lost Children (1995)

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La cité des enfants perdus (original title) Summary:  A scientist named Krank (Daniel Emilfork) is unable to dream.  He and his henchmen kidnap young children, keeping them within a city in order to steal their dreams in hopes it will reverse his advanced … Continue reading

A Town Called Panic (2009)

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Panique au village (original title) Summary:  Cowboy and Indian decide to make a homemade brick barbeque for their friend Horse’s birthday.  However, they make a numerical error when ordering the bricks and when a billion arrive they hide them away … Continue reading