L’AMOUR D’UNE FEMME/LOVE OF A WOMAN out on dual format dvd/Blu Ray

Love of a WomanL’AMOUR D’UNE FEMME/LOVE OF A WOMAN (PG) 1953 FRANCE GRÉMILLON, JEAN DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £24.99
Marie, a young doctor who moves to work on the remote French island of Ushant. Settling in well, she must make a difficulty decision when she falls for handsome engineer André, who wants her to live with him on te mainland.

to take up a new job. After initially struggling to win favour with the locals, Marie soon becomes a respected member of the small community and begins enjoying her new life.

However, when she meets and falls forLorenzi (Massimo Girotti), Marie must make some difficult choices as she decides whether or not to remain on Ushant or return to the mainland with André. The cast also includes Gaby Morlay, Paolo Stoppa and Marc Cassot.

In french with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s soap opera – ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY – out on dual format dvd/Blu Ray

8 HoursACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
All five feature-length episodes of this working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focussing on skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla)

The episodes are: ‘Jochen and Marion’, ‘Oma and Gregor’, ‘Franz and Ernst’, ‘Harald and Monika’ and ‘Irmgard and Rolf’.

In German with English subtitles

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

Brand new restoration of all five episodes by the Fassbinder Foundation

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations

Original German mono soundtracks

Optional English subtitles

Fassbinder, a feature-length 2015 documentary on the director featuring interviews with Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, Volker Schlöndorff and others

Brand-new retrospective featurette on Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, featuring interviews with Schygulla, Hermann, Wolfgang Schenck, Hans Hirschmüller and others, and directed by Juliane Lorenz, head of the Fassbinder Foundation

60-page booklet featuring new writing on the film by David Jenkins and a new interview with Juliane Lorenz, plus archival essays by Manuel Alvarado and Christian Braad Thomsen

DVD available to buy at –

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Japanese film – MOURNING FOREST – issued as Dual Format Dvd/Blu Ray

Mourning ForestTHE MOURNING FOREST – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (12) 2007 JAPAN KAWASE, NAOMI DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Young nurse Machiko, who works in a nursing and is grieving over the death of her child. At the home she strikes up a close bond with elderly dementia suffering man and they take a trip out into the countryside together when their car breaks down in a forest. Stranded the two embark upon an unexpected journey through memories and grief, fueled by their strange surroundings.

In Japanese with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at
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French animated film – MA VIE DE COURGETTE/MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE – issued on dvd

My Life As a CourgetteMA VIE DE COURGETTE/MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE (PG) 2015 FRANCE BARRAS, CLAUDE £17.99
Adapted from the novel by Gilles Paris, this animated adventure tells the story of traumatised nine-year-old Courgette who is placed in a tough foster home after the sudden death of her mother. At the home Courgette befriends the other orphans and listens to their tragic tales.

However, when Camille’s shady aunt tries to take her from the home, Courgette and his new friends are forced to spring into action and save him from the aunt.

In French withy English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILMS NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

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IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/ INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SEVEN released on dvd

INSPECTOR MONTALBANO7IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/ INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SEVEN (15) ITALY £23.99
Seventh volume of episodes from the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.
Features the episodes – ‘A Delicate Matter’, ‘The Mud Pyramid’, ‘A Nest of Vipers’ and ‘According to Protocol’.

In Italian with English subtitles

ALSO AVAILABLE ON DVD

IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION ONE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.   The episodes are:
 ‘The Snack Thief’, ‘The Voice of the Violin’, ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘The Mystery of the Terracotta Dog’.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION TWO (15)    ITALY     £24.99
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are: 
‘The Artist’s Touch’, ‘A Trip to Tindari’, ‘The Sense of Touch’, ‘Montalbano’s Croquettes’, ‘The Scent of the Night’ and ‘The Cat and the Goldfinch’.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION THREE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are:
 ‘Turning Point’, ‘Equal Time’, ‘The Spider’s Patience’ and ‘Find the Lady’.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FOUR (15) ITALY         £19.99
Features ‘August Flame’, ‘The Wings of the Sphinx’, ‘Track of Sand’ and ‘Paper Moon’..

IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FIVE (15) ITALY         £19.99
Features ‘The Age of Doubt’, ‘The Gull’s Dance’, ‘The Potter’s Field’ and ‘Treasure Hunt’.

IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION. SIX  (15) ITALY         £19.99
    Features ‘Angelica’s Smile’, ‘Hall of Mirrors’, ‘A Voice in the Night’ and ‘A Ray of Light’.

SAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE – staring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve issued on dvd

MidwifeSAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE (12) 2017 FRANCE PROVOST, MARTIN £15.99
The stable life of midwife Claire Breton (Catherine Frot) is thrown into turmoil by the sudden reappearance of her late father’s former lover Béatrice Sobolevski (Catherine Deneuve), who abandoned both of them three decades earlier.

Sobolevski, now diagnosed with cancer, is shocked to learn of her former partner’s death. However she is now hoping to reconnect with Claire and gradually the pair re-evaluate their contrasting outlooks on life.

 

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTE TO THE MIDWIFE

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DVD available to buy at –

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French Sci-fi drama – SEULS/ALONE – released on dvd

aloneSEULS/ALONE (15) 2016 FRANCE MOREAU , DAVID £19.99
Sci-fi drama where a group of teens find themselves the last people left on earth and must escape the mysterious threat that has made everyone else disappear.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO SEULS

DVD available to buy at –

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Kinji Fukasaku’s – NEW BATTLES WITHOUT HONOUR AND HUMANITY: THE COMPLETE TRILOGY – out on dual format dvd/Blu Ray

NEW BATTLESNEW BATTLES WITHOUT HONOUR AND HUMANITY: THE COMPLETE TRILOGY (18) JAPAN FUKASAKU, KINJI DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £59.99
Triple bill of crime films featuring New Battles Without Honour and Humanity (1974), Head of the Boss (1975) and Last Days of the Boss (1976)

‘New Battles Without Honour and Humanity’ (1974), while member of a crime family are in prison other family member try to take control of the crime empire.

‘Head of the Boss’ (1975) Shuji Kuroda (Sugawara) hitman takes his revenge for his betrayal.

‘Last Days of the Boss’ (1976) gangster Shuichi Nozaki (Sugawara) vows to get revenge on the mobster who killed his boss.

In Japanese with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus
Bonus Footage
Trailers
Other Documentary: ‘Beyond the Films: New Battles Without Honour and Humanity’, ‘New Stories, New Battles and Closing Stories’

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French WWII comedy -LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON – issued on dvd

La Folle Histoire De MaxLA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON (12) 2016 FRANCE BARRÉ, JONATHAN £19.99
Buddy movie and comedy set in 1939.  Inseparable, utterly immature friends, Max and Léon, are in the army but decide to desert to return home to their old simple wine-drinking ways.

But their desire to desert leads them to have many adventures, joining the Free French Force, becoming secret agents and working for Vichy Ministry of Propaganda.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

DVD available to buy at –

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Iranian movie -INVERSION – released on dvd

InversionINVERSION (PG) 2016 IRAN BEHZADI, BEHNAM £15.99
With air pollution becoming so bad in Tehran, Niloofar and her elderly mother are advised to leave the city on health grounds.

However Niloofar is reluctant to leave the city, where she has a successful tailoring business and a budding romantic relationship.

Will she decide to stay in the city or succumb to her family’s wishes and move away with her ailing mother?

In Farsi with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at

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Philippe Grandrieux film – MALGRÉ LA NUIT – out on dvd

Despite the NightMALGRÉ LA NUIT/DESPITE THE NIGHT (18) 2015 FRANCE GRANDRIEUX, PHILIPPE £15.99
Visually experimental film in which musician Lenz heads to Paris to searches for his lover. However when he finally tracks her down he finds her devastated by a tragic loss and she has sought oblivion in the murky Parisian underworld.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS NOTES TO MALGRÉ LA NUIT

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Wartime drama – NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST – released on dvd

Fog in AugustNEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST (15) 2016 GERMANY WESSEL, KAI £19.99
Set in 1942 and based on Robert Domes’ 2008 historical novel, the film follows 13-year-old Roma boy, Ernst Lossa, is sent to the Sargau mental institution. Here he soon discovers that the Nazi’s are carrying out an enforced euthanasia programme. Along with fellow patient Nandl, Ernst decides to stage a daring escape attempt.

 

the film is one of the first to tackle the Nazis’ euthanasia program.

In German with English subtitles

GERMAN LANGUAGE NOTES TO NEBEL IM AUGUST

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Film version of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling – TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN – issued on dvd

Goodbye BerlinTSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £18.99
Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling cult novel. In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.

In German with English subtitles

 

GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT TO TSCHICK – GOODBYE BERLIN

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO TSCHICK – GOODBYE BERLIN

SPANISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO TSCHICK-GOODBYE BERLIN

 

Other films by Fatih Akin

 

AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE/EDGE OF HEAVEN (15) 2007 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99
Widower Ali seeks out companionship with the prostitute Yeter, setting in motion a chain of events that will link three families across different cultures, countries and generations.
THE CUT (15) 20104 AKIN, FATIH £17.99
Set in the Armenian Genocide of 1915 a man manages to survive the massacres but loses his family and his faith in the process until he discovers that his two daughters might also have survived and heads to America searching for them.
In Armenian, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, Spanish, English
GEGEN DIE WAND/HEAD-ON(18) 2004 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99
Award winning drama about two 2nd generation Turks living in Germany.

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd

 

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Brazilian mystery thriller – ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW – out on dvd

Through the ShadowATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW (15) 2015 BRAZIL LIMA JR. ,WALTER IN PORTUGUESE £10.99
Thriller set in 1930s Brazil based on  Henry James’ s classic mystery novel “The Turn of the Screw. Laura is hired as a tutor for two orphaned children living on a coffee farm, however Laura begins to feel that the children are under the evil influences of hostile spirits.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

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Norwegian drama- VALKYRIEN -out on dvd

ValkyrienVALKYRIEN (15) 2017 NORWAY £24.99
After a doctor finds the treatment for his terminally ill wife is withdraw, the doctor opens his own illegal clinic below the underground station Valkyrien. Here he treats criminals and immigrants, hoping to make enough money to keep treating his wife.

In Norwegain  with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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