MEMORIES OF THE SWORD

Ever since she was able to stand on her own two feet, Hong-yi trains as if possessed for a mission of vengeance. Her parents were killed when she was just a baby. She was raised by a blind woman with a gift for the martial arts, who puts all her energy in getting the girl… Continue reading MEMORIES OF THE SWORD

ROARING CURRENTS

Roaring Currents is the spectacular adaptation of the most important sea battle in Korean history, led by Admiral Yi Sun-shin. Despite his impressive state of service, Yi is suspected of treason and gets imprisoned and tortured. After it becomes clear that he’s the victim of a conspiracy, Yi gets released immediately to command what’s left… Continue reading ROARING CURRENTS

THE POND

A poetic and horrific story ! Watchout, little girl, because there’s danger lurking in the garden pond.

BURKE AND HARE

In 1827, Edinburgh wasn’t yet renowned for being the cradle of such celebrities as Sean Connery or J.K Rowling. Its 19th Century pride came more from anatomy lectures and public dissections at the Medical College. The Bloody Code, which established the death penalty as a national sport – the hangman’s rope for the slightest theft… Continue reading BURKE AND HARE

THE DEVILS – THE DIRECTOR’S CUT

Starring Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave, and with a stunning, anachronistic set design by Derek Jarman, Ken Russell’s (Mahler, Tommy and Gothic) typically flamboyant approach turns the film into a wild orgy of sex, violence and high camp spectacle. Behind this baroque imagery lies the film’s real force: “The Devils” is unparalleled in its delineation… Continue reading THE DEVILS – THE DIRECTOR’S CUT

AN AMERICAN HAUNTING

Tennessee, 1818. Landowner John Bell incurs the wrath of a neighbouring woman over a property deal. The church elders in their rural village declare that Bell is guilty of loan-sharking and the loss of his good name. To add insult to injury, it’s been whispered that the woman is in league with the devil, and… Continue reading AN AMERICAN HAUNTING

THE DEVIL

A spiral of moral decadence corrodes 18th century Poland in this fast packed array of psychic and shocking scenes.

GOJOE

Late 12th century Japan. The Genji and Heike clans are engaged in a brutal civil war. At the Gojoe bridge near Kyoto, the imperial capital, a Heike sentry is decapitated by an invisible demon. While two comets speed through the sky, an ancient oracle predicts great turbulence between the forces of darkness and light. Benkei,… Continue reading GOJOE

SOPHIE’S WORLD

Leading what she thinks is an ordinary life, 15 year-old Sophie receives an anonymous letter with one essential question : “Who are you ?” She continues to receive more letters until one day she meets her correspondent; Alberto Knox, who becomes her friend and teacher in philosophy. At the same time, Sophie mysteriously keeps getting… Continue reading SOPHIE’S WORLD