About julianwhiting

After obtaining a language degree many moons ago I went on to work at the largest UK language bookshop in London. In the 1990s I formed J Whiting Books. From the start the aim was to promote foreign languages and cultures, by selling books and dvds. J Whiting books has now been selling books and dvds for over 20 years, supplying individuals and institutions Worldwide. Worldonlinecinema.com is our internet presence, promoting and selling World Cinema titles, British Cinema on Dvd, Documentaries on Dvd and Literature on Dvd Our mission is to celebrate cultural diversity and bring a wider understanding of culture, gender and race.

Play of -THE RAILWAY CHILDREN – released on dvd

railway-childrenTHE RAILWAY CHILDREN: YORK THEATRE ROYAL (U) 2015 CRUDEN, DAMIAN £15.99
Stage adaptation of the novel by E. Nesbit in a live recording at the National Railway Museum in York.

Bobby (Rozzi Nicholson), Peter (Izaak Cainer) and Phyllis (Beth Lilly) are three siblings who relocate, with their mother (Andrina Carroll), from London to a cottage in the Yorkshire countryside through economic hardship.

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/literature-on-dvd

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Werner Herzog documentary – LO AND BEHOLD – issued in dvd

lo-and-beholdLO AND BEHOLD (12) 2016 HERZOG, WERNER £15.99
Werner Herzog directs this documentary about the creation of the Internet and the connected modern world it has spawned.

Herzog explores the origins of the Internet and looks at what could lie in store for its future, taking in subjects including cybersecurity, privacy, robots, artificial intelligence, gaming and the interconnections of the online world, as well as meeting those who have had unfortunate experience with the darker aspects of the modern Internet age.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

Mexican film – TE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY – out on dvd

i-promise-you-anarchyTE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (18) 2015 MEXICO CORDÓN, JULIO HERNÁNDEZ 15.99
Teenage skateboarder from a middle-class Miguel and his lover fellow skater Johnny naively become involved in the illegal blood trade in Mexico City

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

 

BRAQUO SEASON FOUR out on dvd

braquo-4BRAQUO SEASON FOUR (15) 2015 MARCHAL, OLIVIER £19.99
All eight episodes from the fourth season of this French police thriller.

Features episodes –

1 The Old Way
2 My Share of Hell
3 Nathan
4 Pharaohs
5 Eleven Millimeter
6 Bankster
7 A Neverending Game
8 All The Way And Until The End

Season One

We are immediately launched into a precinct governed by a spinning moral compass. Jean Hugues-Anglade (Suburra and Betty Blue) stars as Captain Eddy Caplan; in charge of patrolling the streets of Paris with a tough stance on law enforcement. When Caplan’s squad leader is placed under investigation for corruption, his team seeks justice by any brutal means necessary.

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BRAQUO: THE COMPLETE SEASON THREE (15) 2014 MARCHAL, OLIVIER £19.99
The series follows a group of police using violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. When this is brought to the attention of Internal Affairs, the department is faced with the difficult and dangerous task of exposing the group’s methods and putting a stop to them.

The episodes are: ‘Affliction’, ‘Nos Funérailles’, ‘Odessa’, ‘Stoukatch’, ‘Le Lait et Le Miel’, ‘Prologue’, ‘Andreas’ and ‘Entre La Terre et L’Enfer’.

BRAQUO  SEASON TWO (18) 2011 FRANCE    MARCHAL, OLIVIER.        £29.99

The episodes are: ‘Les Damnés’, ‘Seuls Contre Tous’, ‘Tous Pour Un’, ‘Chèvres et Chacals’, ‘Infiltré’, ‘Mère et Patrie’, ‘Au Non du Pire’ and ‘4 Moins 1’.

BRAQUO SEASON ONE (18) 2010 FRANCE    MARCHAL, OLIVIER.        £39.99

All eight episodes from the first season of Olivier Marchal’s French police thriller series. The series follows a group of police led by Eddy Caplan (Jean-Hugues Anglade) who use violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. When this is brought to the attention of Internal Affairs, the department is faced with the difficult and dangerous task of exposing the group’s methods and putting a stop to them.

Meanwhile, Caplan and his colleagues attempt to discover who is responsible for smearing the reputation of their former leader who has committed suicide following spurious allegations of corruption. The episodes are: ‘Max’, ‘La Ligne Jaune’, ‘La Tête Dans le Sac’, ‘L’Autre Rive’, ‘Loin Derrière la Nuit’, ‘Tarif de Groupe’, ‘Tangente’ and ‘Eddy’.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

New JAPANESE dvd releases for 2016

DVD available to buy at
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A LETTER TO MOMO (PG) 2011 JAPAN OKIURA, HIROYUKI £19.99
Japanese amine. After the death of her father 11-year-old Momo moves with her mother to the remote island of Shio. Her Moon, overcome with grief, tries to find meaning behind an unfinished letter her father left her containing only two words, ‘Dear Momo’.
A SCENE AT THE SEA (U) 1992 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Shigeru, a hearing-impaired sanitation worker, finds a broken surf board in a pile of rubbish . He decides to mend the board and hit the beach. Shigeru anxiously attempts to catch a wave, unaware of the local’s heckles and laughter.
BLOOD BLOCKADE BATTLEFRONT (15) 2015 JAPAN MATSUMOTO, RIE £29.99
All 12 episodes of the Japanese anime about monsters that have broken through a portal from their world and are now causing havoc in the city formerly known as New York.
DOLLS (12) 2002 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Three touching tradition Bunraku stories about undying love.
THE EMPIRE OF CORPSES (15) 2015 JAPAN MAKIHARA, RYOUTAROU £34.99
Sci-fi anime feature based on the novel by Project Itoh and Tô Enjo. Set in 19th-century London, new technology has allowed human corpses to be reanimated and used as labourers for Europe’s industrial advancement.
FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (18) JAPAN ITO,S/HASEBE, Y £79.99
Collection of Japanese thrillers starring Meiko Kaji. Contains ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Jailhouse 41’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Beast Stable’ (1973) and ‘Female Prisoner Scorpion #701’s Grudge Song’ (1973).
FREE!: ETERNAL SUMMER (PG) 2014 JAPAN UTSUMI, HIROKO £24.99
All 13 episodes of the Japanese anime about the members of a high school swimming team.
GANKUTSUOU (15) 2004 JAPAN KOUYAMA, SHUICH £59.99
All 24 episodes of the Japanese anime series loosely based on ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’M,M but set in the year 5053.
HANA-BI (18) 1997 JAPAN TAKESHI KITANO BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Award winning tale of guilt, death and loyalty.
THE HUMAN CONDITION TRILOGY (18) 1961 JAPAN KOBAYASHI, MASAKI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY /DVD £69.99
Wartime trilogy based on Junpei Gomikawa’s novel which followings the journey of pacifist Kaji (Tatsuya Nakadai) from naïve labour camp supervisor to Imperial soldier and eventually to Soviet prisoner of war. Features – No Greater Love (1959), Road to Eternity (1959) and A Soldier’s Prayer (1961).
KIDS RETURN (15) 1996 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Two trouble-making, teenage bullies drop-out of school to try and become successful in the real world. One becomes a small-time boxer and the other joins the Yakuza gang.
KIJU YOSHIDA: LOVE AND ANARCHISM (15) 1973 JAPAN YOSHIDA, YOSHISHIGE DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £54.99
Collection of three works from the late sixties and early seventies, a loose trilogy united by their radical politics. EROS + MASSACRE (1969) tells the parallel stories of early 20th-century anarchist. HEROIC PURGATORY(1970) presents a bleak but dreamlike investigation into the political discourses taking place in early seventies Japan. COUP D’ÉTAT (1973) is a biopic of Ikki Kita, the right-wing extremist who sought to overthrow the government in 1936.
KIKUJIRO (12) 1998 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
A retired Yakuza is forced to help a young boy to find his mother.
LOVE & PEACE (15) 2015 JAPAN SONO, SION £14.99
Comedy drama about shy bullied office worker who is forced to flush his pet turtle down the toilet, but when it reappears from the sewers with magic powers it transform his owner’s dreams into reality.
LOVE, ELECTION AND CHOCOLATE: COLLECTION (12) 2012 JAPAN KITAHATA, TORU £29.99
Complete collection of the anime based on the visual novel by Sprite.
MISS HOKUSAI (12) 2015 JAPAN HARA, KEIICHI £12.99
Based on the manga series by Hinako Sugiura about a real life artist and his daughter. Set in 1814, about a daughter of an unconventional painter Tetsuzo who encourages her to develop her artistic skills in a conservative Japanese society.
OUR LITTLE SISTER (PG) 2015 JAPAN KOREEDA, HIROKAZU DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Three sisters live together in the quiet coastal town of Kamakura, however idyllic peace is shattered when there mother return after a long absence.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (18) 2014 JAPAN MIIKE, TAKASHI £15.99
Supernatural horror feature story in which an actors characters begin to spill over into reality with dire consequences.
PSYCHO-PASS: THE MOVIE (15) 2015 JAPAN MOTOHIRO, K/SHIOTANI, N £34.99
Feature-length spin-off of the Japanese sci-fi series. Set in a future world where systems have been developed that can anticipate crimes in advance.
RAN (15) 1985 JAPAN KUROSAWA, AKIRA DVD £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
This complex, newly restored, Oscar-winning epic is Kurosawa’s interpretation of King Lear.
TERROR IN RESONANCE (15) 2015 JAPAN WATANABE, SHINICHIRÔ £24.99
All eleven episodes of the Japanese anime set in an alternate Tokyo that has been devastated by a terrorist attack.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (18) 2014 JAPAN MIIKE, TAKASHI £15.99
Supernatural horror feature story in which an actors characters begin to spill over into reality with dire consequences.
TOSHIAKI TOYODA: THE EARLY YEARS (15) 2013 JAPAN TOYODA, TOSHIAKI £28.99
Triple bill of cult Japanese films – ‘Pornostar’ (1998) , ‘Unchain’ (2000) and ‘9 Souls’ (2003).
UZUMASA LIMELIGHT (15) 2014 JAPAN OCHIAI, KEN £14.99
Older actor Seiichi Kamiyama (Seizo Fukumoto) is struggling to find work within the declining samurai film-making tradition. Having played the part of the Kirareyaku, whose role is to die at the hands of the picture’s leading star, he finds new purpose in life by teaching a young actress the art of the Kirareyaku along with the elegant art of stage sword fighting.
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (U) 2014 JAPAN YONEBAYASHI, HIROMASA DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
Studio Ghibli anime about 12-year-old asthmatic tomboy Anna who is sent to stay with relatives in a seaside town . Here Anna sees an old, abandoned mansion that is in pristine condition and in which a young girl called Marnie lives. Anna sets out to discover the truth about the girl and the house.

 

 

New CHINESE dvd releases for 2016

DVDs available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/chinese-films-on-dvd

THE ANG LEE TRILOGY (15) CHINA LEE., ANG IN MANDARIN £33.99
Triple bill of features from film-maker Ang Lee featuring ‘Pushing Hands’ (1992), The Wedding Banquet’ (1993) and ‘Eat Drink Man Woman’ (1994).
THE ASSASSIN (12) 2015 CHINA HOU, HSIAO-HSIEN IN MANDARIN £19.99
Epic martial arts drama set during the Tang Dynasty.
BACK TO 1942 (15) 2012 CHINA FENG, XIOGANG IN MANDARINDVD – £19.99      BLU RAY – £19.99
War epic set during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
BEHEMOTH (E) 2015 CHINA ZHAO, LIANG £15.99
The film looks at how China’s growing industrialism and productivity has altered the environmental and social landscape of the surrounding regions by focussing on the Inner Mongolia’s coal mines and iron works.
BIG BOSS (18) 1971 CHINA WEI, LO IN CANTONESE £17.99
Martial arts classic starring Bruce Lee
BLACK COAL, THIN ICE (15) 2014 CHINA DIAO, YI’NAN IN MANDARIN £17.99
Chinese crime thriller following former detective Zhang Zili (Fan Liao) as he teams up with his ex-partner in an attempt to solve the case that put an end to their careers.
EMPRESSES IN THE PALACE (12) 2011 CHINA IN MANDARIN £29.99
All six episodes of the condensed version of the Chinese series about 17-year-old concubine Zhen Huan, whose only hope of surviving in the palace is by fighting her way to the top and earning the Emperor’s trust.
FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE (12) 1993 CHINA KAIGE, CHEN IN MANDARIN DUAL FORM £19.99
Chinese epic spanning a 50-year relationship between two performers in the Peking Opera troupe
FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE (15) CHINA TSUI, HARK IN MANDARIN £15.99
Martial arts epic.
IP MAN 3 (12A) 2015 CHINA YIP, WILSON IN CANTONESE £19.99
Third instalment of the biographical martial arts trilogy. Set in 1959, the film begins with Ip Man (Yen) settling into his quiet life as a Wing Chun teacher in Hong Kong. But after a group of gangsters try to take over the city, starting with Ip’s son’s school, Ip is forced to step in to stop them.
IP MAN TRILOGY (15) CHINA YIP, WILSON IN CANTONESE £24.99
Features – Ip Man (2008) , Ip Man 2 (2010) and Ip Man ‘ (2015) .
MONK COMES DOWN THE MOUNTAIN (15) CHINA 2015 KAIGE, CHEN IN MANDARIN £17.99
Action adventure about a young monk who leaves behind his monastery to go on an adventure to find his true calling as a martial artist.
NINE DEMONS (115) 1984 CHINA CHANG,CHEH IN MANDARIN £12.99
In this martial Joey (Tien-Chi Cheng) makes a pact with the devil in exchange for his soul, Joey is granted a powerful necklace containing the spirits of nine demons to help him avenge this fathers death
SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN (U) 1948 CHINA IN MANDARIN £19.99
Love story set in a bomb-scarred Chinese town Sino-Japanese War.
THE SHANGHAI THIRTEEN (15) 1984 CHINA CHEH CHANG IN MANDARIN £14.99
“Old school” martial arts film.
RIGOR MORTIS (18) 2013 CHINA MAK, JUNO IN CANTONESE £12.99
Chinese horror film were a suicide victim becomes a bridge between the world of the living and the world of the dead.
STRAY DOGS/JOURNEY TO THE WEST (12) 2014 CHINA MING-LIANG TSAI IN MANDARIN £15.99
Set in Taipei, ‘Stray Dogs’ follows an alcoholic father who, along with his two children is struggling to get by after moving to the city. With the assistance of a grocery store worker the family might just have a chance at a better life. ‘Journey To the West’ a monk takes a contemplative journey through Marseille.

 

New RUSSIAN – EASTERN EUROPEAN dvd releases for 2016

DVDs available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

ANDREI RUBLEV (15) 1966 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Widely regarded as Andrei Tarkovsky’s finest film, which charts the life of the famous icon painter Rublev.
AUTUMN ALMANAC (15) 1984 HUNGARY TARR, BÉLA £15.99
Set in a claustrophobic apartment, the film follows the interactions of five room-mates who live on the fringes of society.
BATTLE FOR SEVASTOPOL (15) 2015 RUSSIA MOKRITSKIY, SERGEY £15.99
With the outbreak of war a promising student Lyudmila enlists and becomes a sniper. After she is seriously injured in battle, Lyudmila is sent to the United States on a publicity visit where she meets Eleanor Roosevelt and the two become close.
BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN/DRIFTERS (PG) 1925/29 RUSSIA EISENSTEIN, SERGEI DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY £19.99
A landmark film in technical achievement and emotionally stirring recreation of history. Also included British documentary ‘Drifters’ (1929), which was influenced by and originally screened alongside ‘Battleship Potemkin’
THE BORDER (18) 2014 POLAND £17.99
A Polish squads job is to control human trafficking on the countries border with the Ukraine. When all the squad, but one, are killed and the innocent surviving squad member goes on the run as the authorities make him a prime suspect.
DEKALOG AND OTHER TELEVISION WORKS (15) 1998 POLAND KIESLOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD £63.99
All ten episodes of the acclaimed Polish drama series ‘Dekalog’, revolving around the consequences arising from a breach of one of the Ten Commandments. Also included are all of Kieslowski’s television work, starting with his first professional short fiction film and continuing with four feature-length pieces.
EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO (18) 2015 GREENAWAY, PETER IN ENGLISH DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Set in Mexico in 1931 during the filming of ‘Que Viva Mexico!, the drama looks at Soviet film-maker Sergei Eisenstein relationship with young actor Jorge Palomino y Cañedo.
ELECTRA, MY LOVE (15) 1974 HUNGRARY JANCSÓ, MIKLÓS £12.99
Many years after the death of her father, Agamemnon, at the hands of the tyrant Aegisthus , oppressed Electra seeks revenge by inspiring the people to rebel against Aegisthus and end his cruel reign once and for all.
ESCAPE FROM THE LIBERTY CINEMA (12) 1990 POLAND MARCZEWSKI, WOJCIECH £12.99
Dark political satire examining the effects of censorship. A lonely government censor has to deal with an actors on strike at his local cinema, the Liberty.
HARDCORE HENRY (18) 2015 RUSSIA NAISHULLER, ILYA £19.99
Sci-fi thriller set in Moscow and filmed through the eyes of Henry, a man who is saved from death but left with no memories of his past.
IVAN’S CHILDHOOD (PG) 1962 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Story of a twelve year old boy seeking to revenge the murder of his family by the Nazis in World War Two.
KILLER INK (18) 2015 LITHUANIA DOWNS,D/GAGE,K £14.99
Lithuanian horror movie with an evil tattoo artist.
THE LESSON (15) 2014 BULGARIA GROZEVA, K/VALCHANOV, P £15.99
Struggling teacher is trying to turn her life around when she discovers there is a thief amongst one of her students and resolves to find out who it is so she can teach them a lesson.
LIFE FEELS GOOD (15) 2013 POLAND PIEPRZYCA, MACIEJ £15.99
Heartwarming story about a man who lives with severe cerebral palsy that has alienated him from the rest of the world for the first 25 years of his life as he grow up during Poland’s transition to democracy in the 1980s and 1990s.
MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (E) RUSSIA 1929 B/W DZIGA VERTOV DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
The film catalogues a day in the life of a modern Soviet city using many cinematic effects and accompanied by a new, specially-written score by composer Michael Nyman.
MIRROR (U) 1974 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
This dazzlingly beautiful autobiographical film intertwines real life, memories of childhood and dreams as well as reflections on the Russian people and their history.
NAPOLEON’S WAR 1812 (15) 2012 RUSSIA FESENKO,OLEG £12.99
Set leading up to the Battle Of Borodino in 1812, when the secret Russian’s plans were stolen by an agent of Napoleon.
NOSTALGIA (15) 1983 ITALY TARKOVSKY, AMDREI IN ITALIAN
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
At a spa in the Tuscan Hills, a Russian poet and musicologist meets a mysterious man who is convinced that the end of the world is nigh.
PANAMA (15) 2015 SERBIA VUCKOVIC, PAVLE £15.99
After a love affair ends with Maja, architecture student Jovan continues to stalk her every move online.
PAPUSZA (15) 2013 POLAND KRAUZE,K/KOS-KRAUZE J £15.99
Biopic based on the life of Polish-Romani poet Bronislawa Wajs.
PEOPLE OF THE MOUNTAINS (15) 1942 HUNGARY SZÖTS, ISTVÁN £12.99
Forgotten masterpiece, filmed entirely on location in harsh conditions, tells the story of a woodcutter and his family who live high in mountains of Transylvania. Forced out of their home and enticed into a new work the families life begins to unravel one tragic misfortune after another.
THE SEARCH (15) 2014 GEORGIA HAZANAVICIUS, MICHEL £19.99
Bérénice Bejo stars as Carole, an NGO worker stationed in Chechnya during the Chechen War in 1999. Here Carole takes mute and traumatised orphan, Hadji (Abdul Khalim Mamutsiev) under her wing.
SHOP ON THE HIGH STREET (15) 1965 CZECHOSLOVAKIA KADÁR, JÁN/KLOS, ELMAR £12.99
Set in the German-occupied, ‘independent’ Slovak state during World War II. A carpenter is appointed ‘Aryan Controller’ of a button shop owned by an old Jewish woman, who, being both near-sighted and deaf, has no idea that there is a war on.
SOLARIS (PG) 1972 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Science fiction film adaptation of Stanislaw Lem novel set on a space station orbiting the ocean-covered planet Solaris. The planet seems bring to life physical manifestation of painful memories of one of the crew. The film won the Jury prize at Cannes.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT/A BAGFUL OF FLEAS (PG) 1963 CZECHOSLOVAKIA CHYTILOVÁ,VERA £12.99
‘Something Different’ (1963) follows the lives of frustrated housewife Vera (Vera Uzelacová) and gymnast Eva (Eva Bosáková). While Vera struggles to get her husband to appreciate her and the work she does, Eva contends with a gruelling training schedule as she prepares to participate in her last competition. ‘A Bagful of Fleas’ (1962) depicts a young girl’s rebellion against those in charge of her all-girl school dormitory.
STALKER (PG) 1979 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Demanding, hallucinogenic Sci-fi film, boldly photographed and relentless in it’s depiction of a world gone mystically awry.
STUFF AND DOUGH (15) 2001 ROMANIA PUIU, CRISTI £12.99
Ovidiu is approached by a gang to deliver a mysterious package to Bucharest for the mob. However on the journey they being followed by a red car which refuses to be shaken off.
TANGERINES (15) 2013 GEORGIAN URUSHADZE, ZAZA DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY £15.99
Set during the 1992 war in Abkhazia, Georgia an Estonian tangerines farmer with land in Abkhazian gets dragged into the bloody conflict at his door.
THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA (PG) 1973 CZECHOSLOVAKIA/GDR VORLÍCEK, VÁCLAV £12.99
Classic fairy tale, beautifully filmed in Dresden and Prague, about a poor girl whose magic hazel nuts transforms her so that she can attend the ball and meet the prince.
UNDERGROUND (18) 1995 IN SERBO-CROAT KUSTURICA, EMIR 3 DISC SET DVD £29.99 BLU RAY – £29.99
Based on Dusan Kovacevic’s story ‘Once Upon A Time There Was A Country’, the story follows two likeable crooks from 1944 Belgrade to the Yugoslavian Civil War in the 1990s in this complete 5-hour TV version.
WARSAW 1944 (15) 2014 POLAND KOMASA, JAN £19.99
Set in WWII young soldier Stefan joins the Warsaw Uprising to take back the city from its Nazi occupiers.
WEATHER STATION (15) 2010 RUSSIA O’REILLY, JOHNNY £12.99
Detectives are sent to a remote weather station in the Russian arctic to investigate why communication have ceased. On arrival they find the station abandoned. What has happened to the meteorologists, have they been murdered.

New SCANDINAVIAN dvd releases for 2016

 

A WAR (15) 2015 DENMARK  LINDHOLM, TOBIAS £19.99
  Commander Claus Michael Pedersen  is forced to make a quick decision to save his soldiers that results in him being accused of committing a war crime and this affects his life with his family when he returns home.
ÄNGELBY (15) 2015 SWEDEN   £23.99
  All 12 episodes of the Swedish drama series following a woman as she starts a new life in the city of Ängelby. 
ARNE DAHL: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (15) 2015   SWEDEN   £19.99
   All episodes from the second series of the Swedish crime drama based on the novels by Arne Dahl.
BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2 (15) 2016 SWEDEN   £22.99
  Second volume which features  episodes from the sixth series of the Swedish crime series following Commissioner Martin Beck (Peter Haber) as he investigates a series of murders in the Swedish capital with the help of his partner Gunvald Larsson (Mikael Persbrandt).
BLUE EYES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES (15) 2015  SWEDEN   £17.99    
   After the sudden and mysterious disappearance of the chief of staff of the Justice Department, her replacement  is faced with sorting through a heap of falsified documents and hidden agendas to find out what happened. 
THE COMMUNE (15) 2015 DENMARK   VINTERBERG, THOMAS £15.99
  1970s Denmark, academic liberal couple Erik and Anna turn Erik’s  large inherited house into a commune.   All is fine until Anna’s open-mindedness is put to the test when Erik introduces his mistress Emma to the commune.
DAG: SEASON 1 (15) 2010 NORWAY   £17.99
 Marriage counsellor Dag, is still able to make a living from his profession even with his negative outlook and belief  that humans are better off living alone.
DAG: SEASON 2 (15) 2015 NORWAY   £17.99
 After Dag hits the bottle, his friend Benedict enters him into a rehab facility run by Benedict’s stepfather, the unconventional Ernst. Dag’s theory on the benefits of solitude is tested when he falls in love with Eva.
DAG: SEASON 3 (15) 2015 NORWAY   £17.99
   After breaking up with girlfriend Eva, Dag relapses and returns to a life of drinking. Meanwhile, Eva is shocked when a friend from the past makes a surprise visit.
THE FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS (15) SWEDEN   £19.99
   Series of crime films set in the Swedish town of Fjällbacka. Features –  ‘In the Eye of the Beholder’ ,  ‘Friends for Life’ , ‘The Queen of Light’,  ‘Sea Gives, Sea Takes’, ‘The Hidden Child’  and ‘The Coast Rider’ .
FOLLOW THE MONEY: THE COMPLETE SEASON 1 (15) 2016 DENMARK £28.99
   After a dead body is located close to leading energy firm Energreen an investigation begins to uncover corruption and fraud within the company.
GREAT BEAR (PG) 2011 DENMARK  JACOBSEN, EBSEN TOFT  £9.99
   Animated adventure about  11-year-old Jonathan and his sister Sophie are embarking upon their first
unaccompanied trip to their grandfather’s house and Jonathan cannot wait to have some adventures.
THE GRUMP (12) FINLAND 2014  KARUKOSKI, DOME   £17.99
 Comedy about an 80-year-old who travels to Helsinki to live with his son. 
HEARTLESS: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE (15) 2015 DENMARK   £17.99
   Orphaned twins Sofie and Sebastian Nielsen (Julie Zangenberg and Sebastian Jessen) hide a dark secret from their peers at their prestigious boarding school.
THE HERE AFTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN HORN,  MAGNUS VON £19.99
  John, recently released from prison for an unknown crime returns to his rural family home where he has trouble assimilating.  However new girl Malin is curiosity to draws out the details of the incident that led to Johns imprisonment.
INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS (15) 2015  BJÖRKMAN, STIG £19.99 
  Behind-the-scenes look at her life and career of Ingrid Bergman using home movies, personal letters and diary entries.
THE LAST KING (15) 2016   NORWAY   GAUP, NILS £15.99
   Set in 1206 while Norway is plagued by civil war, the film follows the journey of the two protectors of the king’s young, illegitimate son
MEN & CHICKEN (15) 2015 DENMARK  JENSEN,  ANDERS THOMAS £15.99
   Comedy drama about brothers Gabriel and Elias  receive news that their father has died. Upon viewing a videotape that was left for them, they learn that they were actually adopted and that their biological father lives on the island of Ork.
MODUS (15) 2015 SWEDEN   £28.99
   Former FBI profiler return back to Sweden to spend more time with her children.  However 
when her daughter witnesses a brutal murder, she is drawn into the investigation. 
MY SKINNY SISTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN  LENKEN, SANNA    £15.99
    12-year-old Stella idolises her older sister Katja but is devastated when she finds out her sister has an eating 
disorder. She is torn between staying loyal to her sister or telling their parents.
NIGHTMARE (18) 2013 SWEDEN  GUSTAFSSON, A/ HEDBERG, F/KONDRUP, J  £15.99
  Horror movie in which a young woman tries to confront the demons of her past.
OCCUPIED (15) 2015  NORWAY   £29.99
 Based on an idea by Jo Nesbø, the tv series is set in the near future where Norway is occupied by Russia on

behalf of the European Union to stop the environmental friendly Norwegian government from stopping all 
oil- and gas-production in the North Sea.
THE POLAR BEAR KING (U) 1991 NORWAY  SOLUM, OLA £9.99
   After his father is killed, Valemon  ascends the throne to take his rightful place as king. But after he rejects the arranged marriage of a witch seeking to be queen, she uses her powers to turn him into a polar bear.
RAMS (15) 2015 ICELAND  HÁKONARSON, GRÍMUR DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £20.99   
  Set in a remote valley in Iceland, brothers Gummi and Kiddi tend their prized flocks of sheep, but at the same time they have  not spoken to each other for 40 years. When the flock becomes infected and are threatened with culling the brothers need to work together to protect their animals.
THE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN  TARKOVSKY, ANDREI    DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY  £19.99
  Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war.
SHAMER’S DAUGHTER (12) 2015 DENMARK   KAINZ, KENNETH £19.99
 Adventure fantasy based on the novel by Lene Kaaberbøl. Dina, like her mother,  has the gift of being able to make others feel shame by looking into their soul.  After the King of Dunark is murdered, Dina tries to discover the truth about the killings.
THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON 1 (15)  2014 SWEDEN £17.99
  After the dead of the mother a family discover that the terms of her will specify that her three siblings must run the B&B for one year if they are to inherit it. While together, a dark secret is uncovered which leads to a number of unresolved issues in the family’s past coming to light.
TRAPPED: THE COMPLETE SERIES ONE (15) 2016 ICELAND £28.99
 A  corpse is washed-up in the remote Icelandic port cut off by a snow storm.  The small locate police force are on their own, as they try to stop  crime wave, in this atomospheric Nordic Noir thriller. 
THE WAVE (15) 2015 NORWAY  UTHAUG,  ROAR £15.99
 Disaster drama about a 80-metre tsunami heading for a Norwegian tourist village of Geiranger.
WHEN ANIMALS DREAM (15)  DENMARK ARNBY, JONAS ALEXANDER   £12.99  
  Young woman develops symptoms which cause a more frightening transformation in this horror movie.

 

 

 

 

New ITALIAN dvd releases for 2016

 

DVD available to buy at –

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

1992 (18) 2015 ITALY    £19.99
  All ten episodes of the Italian political drama following six people whose lives are changed dramatically  in the wake of the ‘Clean Hands’ investigation into political corruption in Italy.
L’ATTESA/THE WAIT (12) 2015 ITALY  MESSINA, PIERO £19.99
  Anna is living in a villa in Sicily when her son Giuseppe’s girlfriend, Jeanne, shows up and the two women bond while they wait for Giuseppe to arrive.  However, Anna is hiding a secret about her son’s whereabouts.
AUTOSTOP ROSSO SANGUE/HITCH-HIKE (18) 1977 ITALY   CAMPANILE, PASQUALE FESTA £15.99
   Travelling across California to Los Angeles, married couple are taken hostage by a hitchhiker and ordered to drive  to Mexico.
LA CIOCIARA /TWO WOMEN (15) 1960  ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO  DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
 1943 a woman and her teenage daughter travel form war torn Rome to her native  village of Ciociaria.  When the allies arrive they travel back to Rome and experience the horrors of war that they had hoped to escape. 
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY  ROSI,  GIANFRANCO £15.99
  Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 inhabitants  are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis. 
GOMORRAH: THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO (15) 2016   ITALY     £28.99
 Second season of the Italian crime drama set in Naples where warring crime families compete for underworld supremacy.
IL CINICO, L’INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST (18) 1977   ITALY LENZI, UMBERTO DVD – £12.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
  Action-packed Italian crime thriller.
MIA MADRE (15)  2015   ITALY MORETTI, NANNI DVD – £15.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
  Acclaimed film-maker Margherita (Margherita Buy) is on the verge of a  breakdown whilst struggling to cope with her mother’s  illness during the shooting of her latest film. 
NON ACCETTARE I SOGNI DAGLI SCONOSCIUTI/WATER BOYS (18) 2015 ITALY   CUZZILLO, ROBERTO £15.99
 Under Russian anti-gay laws Italian swimmer Massimo meets interpreter Vladimir at a St. Petersburg swimming competition.   The two men fall in love, but face cultural differences which impacts on their relationship.
PASOLINI (18) 2014   FERRARA, ABEL IN ENGLISH & FRENCH  DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
  Willem Dafoe stars as the Italian filmmaker  Pier Paolo Pasolini set during the  last day of his life. 
PASOLINI COLLECTION (18) 1969  ITALY    BLU RAY ONLY – £69.99
  Collection of six films –  ‘The Decameron’ (1971), ‘The Canterbury Tales’ (1972) , ‘Arabian Nights’ (1974),  ‘Medea’ (1969) , ‘Theorem’ (1968) and  ‘Salo’ (1975).
PALIO (12A) 2015 ITALY  SPENDER, COSIMA £15.99
   Documentary about the Palio, a traditional medieval horse race, which is held in the city of Siena in Italy twice a year.
ROMANZO CRIMINALE: SEASON 2 (18) 2010 ITALY   £19.99
   All ten episodes from the second season of the Italian crime drama based on the novel by Italian judgeGiancarlo De Cataldo.
LA SCOMPARSA DI PATÒ/THE VANISHING OF PATO (15) 2010   ITALY MORTELLITI, ROCCO   £19.99
   Set in 1890 in the small town of Vigata, two rival private investigators are  looking into the mysterious disappearance of an accountant in this film based on the novel by Andrea Camilleri.
SUBURRA (18) 2015 ITALY  SOLLIMA, STEFANO   DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
  Based on the novel by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini, this Italian thriller stars Claudio Amendola as Samurai, a gangster with dreams of turning Rome’s waterfront town Suburra into the new Las Vegas. 
TAVIANI BROTHERS COLLECTION (18) ITALY DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD  £54.99  
 Features –  Padre Padrone (1977), La Notte Di San Lorenzo/night of the Shooting Stars (1982) and Kaos (1984).
TRE FRATELLI/THREE BROTHERS (12) 1981 ITALY   FRANCESCO, ROSI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £19.99
  Following their mother’s passing, three brothers return to their father’s home in southern Italy to try come to terms with their grief, each brother must also tackle personal problems of their own.
UN BACIO /ONE KISS (15) 2016 ITALY  COTRONEO, IVAN £15.99
 At his new school outrageous and flamboyant Lorenzo befriends Blu  who has also been shunned by her peers after an end-of-term scandal. Along with basketball player Antonio the trio united to fight back against their bullying peers.
UNA GIORNATA PARTICOLARE/A SPECIAL DAY (12) 1977  ITALY SCOLA,  ETTORE DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set in 1938, at the time of the first meeting between Hitler and Mussolini,  Antonietta (Sophia Loren) stays at home while her fascist husband goes off to see his idols. As their building empties to see the dictators parade through the streets, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her mysterious  neighbour Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni ). This relationship will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.

New SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN dvd releases for 2016

DVDs available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

LOS 33 DE SAN JOSÉ/33 MINERS (12) 2010  CHILE  ANTONIO RECIO   £15.99
   Based on the true story of a team of miners trapped underground for 69 days after the collapse of an underground tunnel. 
600 MILLAS  (15) 2015   MEXICO  RIPSTEIN, GABRIEL    £15.99
 A law enforcement agent is captured by a drug smuggler and they embark on a  600-mile journey to the cartel headquarters, along the way bonding  and striking up a friendship.
A BUSCA/FATHER’S CHAIR (15) BRAZIL 2012 LUCIANO MOURA   IN PORTUGUESE £12.99
   Theo (Wagner Moura) perfect live changes overnight when his 15-year-old son Pedro goes missing. Theo drops everything and embarks on a  journey throughout Brazil to find him
EL ABRAZO DE LA SERPIENTE /EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (12A) 2015 COLOMBIA  GUERRA, CIRO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
    Spanning over 40 years the film starts in 1909 with Amazonian shaman Karamakate helping a German explore looking for a scared healing plant. Many years later an  American botanist arrives to enlist Karamakate help and finds him a broken man who has forgotten many of his peoples customs 
ARGENTINA (U) 2015 ARGENTINA    CARLOS SAURA   £19.99
 This documentary explores the rich culture of Argentina through traditional music and dance.
AS 1001 NOITES/ARABIAN NIGHTS (15) 2015 PORTUGAL   GOMES, MIGUEL IN PORTUGUESE £33.99
   Re invention of  the ‘One Thousand and One Nights’ stories and sets them in modern-day Portugal. There are three films to the series –  Volume 1 – El Inquieto/The Restless One, Volume 2 – O Desolado/The Desolate One and Volume 3 – O Encantado/The Enchanted One.
ASMODEXIA (15) 2014 SPAIN  CARRETÉ, MARC   £12.99
    Exorcist Eloy (Lluís Marco) and his granddaughter (Clàudia Pons)  travel around Barcelona performing exorcisms to rid vulnerable people of the  Evil One in this horror movie
ASALTO AL CINE/CINEMA HOLD UP (15) 2011 MEXICO  GÓMEZ CONCHEIRO, IRIA £12.99
Four teenagers growing up on the streets Mexico City plan a rob a cinema, however this lead to conflicts in the group
AYA ARCOS (18) 2014   BRAZIL MOLL,  MAXIMILIAN IN PORTUGUESE   £15.99
   Successful, middle-aged writer Edu (César Augusto) falls in love with a young male prostitute, Fabio (Daniel Passi).  Unable and unwilling to demand that stops being a prostitute, Edu attempts to block Fabio’s lifestyle and submit to his emotions.
EL BOTÓN DE NÁCAR/PEARL BUTTON (12) 2015 CHILE GUZMÁN, PATRICIO £15.99 
 With film of the  long beautiful coastline of Chile, the director tells the story Chile’s terrible history of repression, from the country’s most ancient inhabitants, The Water People,  to more recent memories of the  disappeared Chileans during Pinochet’s brutal regime.
EL CAMINO DEL VINO/THE WAYS OF WINE (12) 2010 ARGENTINA  CARRERAS, NICOLÁS £12.99
A famous wine taster begins discovering that he’s completely losing his pallet, forcing him to search for the
reasons that might be causing such an unfortunate change to happen to him.
LA CARA DEL DIABLO /FACE OF THE DEVIL (15) 2014 PERU  PÉREZ-GARLAND, FRANK    £15.99
  Seven backpackers travel to the Peruvian Amazon where  the Tunche – a primeval spirit  – rules in this horror movie.
CAVALO DINHEIRO/HORSE MONEY (12A) 2014 PORTUGAL  COSTA, PEDRO £12.99
Follow up to the Fontainhas trilogy (a Lisbon slum)  60-year old Ventura  returns to the long gone slum and
wanders an abandoned asylum populated by the ghosts of his, and his country’s past.
CESAR CHAVEZ (12) 2014 MEXICO LUNA, DIEGO   £12.99
 Biographical drama based on the life and achievements of Mexican American civil rights activist and labour movement leader Cesar Chavez. 
EL CLAN/THE CLAN (15) 2015 ARGENTINA TRAPERO,  PABLO DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
 Based on real events and set in an affluent suburb of Buenos Aires in the early-80s, a seemingly normal family makes its living off kidnapping and murder. 
EL CLUB/THE CLUB (18) 2015 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO 
   DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99  Set in a small coastal town, four old Catholic priests live in exile under the watchful eye of a nun, Sister Monica serving time repenting an array of indecent acts from child abuse to abducting children.  The arrival of a fifth disgraced priest  disrupts the idyllic retreat. 
THE COLONY (15) 2015  GALLENBERGER,  FLORIAN  (5060262854389) £17.99   
   Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl star in this historical drama set in Santiago in 1973, during military coup to overthrow President Salvador Allende.  (Can be played in Spanish or English)
CUATRO LUNAS/FOUR MOONS (18) 2014 SPAIN  TOVAR VELARDE,  SERGIO   £15.99
   Collection of four stories  exploring love and acceptance between men as four different stages in the lunar cycle. 
DESIERTO (15) 2016  MEXICO CUARÓN, JONÁS   £12.99
 A  group of Mexican migrant workers make  the dangerous crossing into the USA as they go in search of a better life by. However, they are quickly spotted by a psychotic American vigilante who takes it upon himself to hunt them across the desert with his rifle.
FERIADO/HOLIDAY (15) 20154 ECUADOR   ARAUJO, DIEGO £15.99
    Set during the collapse of Ecuador’s banking system of 1999,  16 year old Juan Pablo travels to a remote town in  the Andes to visit his uncle who, with his family, is involved with the  banking scandal. Here Juan strikes up a fragile romance with Juano, a  heavy metal and motorcycles fan, and finds himself  in an honest, independent world separate from the corrupt of his family.
FUGA (15) 2006 CHILE  LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
   Eliseo Montalbán is a Chilean composer committed to a  asylum, where he scrawls his unfinished  composition on the walls. When Argentine music student Ricardo  discovers the composition he  passes it off as his own. Years later, after Montalbán has left the mental hospital, Coppa tracks him down to apologise for plagiarising his symphony.
GUERNICA (15) 2016  SERRA, KOLDO IN ENGLISH £19.99
 War drama telling the story of a town that was relentlessly bombed during the Spanish Civil War.
GÜEROS (15) 2014 MEXICO  RUIZPALACIOS, ALONSO   £15.99
    Black-and-white Mexican road movie about two dysfunctional brothers and an ex girlfriend going insearch of their  hero,  a  Mexican rock’n’roll pioneer named Epigmeneo Cruz.
JULIETA (15) 2016 SPAIN  ALMODÓVAR,  PEDRO DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY  – £27.99 
 Told over 30 years and based on Alice Munro’s short stories ‘Chance’, ‘Soon’ and ‘Silence.  Recently bereaved, 55 year old teacher, Julieta, writes a long letter to her estranged daughter Antía, explaining the secrets she has kept from her and then sets out to mend their fractured relationship.
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN (15) 1985 BRAZIL BABENCO, HECTOR IN ENGLISH DVD –  £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
Gay Luis (William Hurt ) shares a prison cell political activist Valentin (Raul Julia) and they pass the time acting out scenes from films and Valentin reminisces on a past affair with a wealthy woman.
LUNA DE MIEL/HONEYMOON (15) 2015 MEXICO  COHEN, DIEGO £12.99
  Mexican horror in which lonely and obsessive doctor Jorge Toledo  abducts his neighbour Isabel and locks her in his basement. 
MA MA (12) 2015 SPAIN  MEDEM, JULIO £19.99
  When unemployed teacher and single mother Magda  is diagnosed with breast cancer, she begins to doubt everything around her.  However hhen she discovers that she is pregnant Magda realises that she has something to live for and changes her ways to ensure she is around to see her daughter grow up.
MESSI (E) 2014 SPAIN  IGLESIA,   ÁLEX DE LA   £14.99
  Álex de la Iglesia directs this documentary about the life and career of Argentine footballer Lionel Messi.
NARCO CULTURA (E) 2013   MEXICO     SCHWARZ, SHAUL    £15.99
   Documentary about the Mexican drug war in Ciudad Juárez and how those involved are portrayed in popular culture, including within the rising subgenre of narcocorrido music.
LA NOCHE (18) 2016 ARGENTINA  CASTRO, EDUARDO  £15.99
  Set in Argentina’s capital after dusk, this explicit and controversial film is about a  middle-aged homosexual man who’s entire existence is seemingly devoted to sessions of drink, drugs and sex. The film offers a feel of the soulless monotony of life on the oppressed outskirts of society.
O DIABO MORA AQUI/FOSTERING (15) 2015 BRAZIL  GASPARINI, R | DANTE D IN PORTUGUESE £12.99
   Brazilian horror set in a  remote farmhouse in the Brazilian countryside.
RIO, EU TE AMO (15) 2014 BRAZIL IN PORTUGUESE £12.99
   Anthology of ten short films about seeking and finding love in Rio de Janeiro.
STELLA CADENTE (18) 2013 SPAIN    MIÑARRO’ LLUÍS IN CATALAN £12.99
    Catalan historical drama about the insecure monarch Amadeo I as he attempts to establish himself as the King of Spain in the early 1870s.
TE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (18) 2015 MEXICO CORDÓN,  JULIO HERNÁNDEZ 15.99
 Teenage lovers Miguel and Johnny become involved in the illegal blood trade in Mexico City 
TOTS ELS CAMINS DE DÉU /THE WAYS OF MAN (18) SPAIN  FERRATÉ, GEMMA IN CATALAN  £15.99
   Last three days in the life of a contemporary Judas, who wanders into a forest trying to overcome his guilt for betraying his friend and to repent to his sins.  Here he meets  a mysterious young man who helps confront his feelings and understand his guilt. 
TRUMAN (15) 2015 SPAIN GAY, CESC £19.99
 Award winning comedy-drama about terminally ill Julián, who is helped by his friend Tomás  in his efforts to put his affairs in order and find a home for his faithful boxer, Truman, before he dies.
TUDO QUE APRENDEMOS JUNTOS/VIOLIN TEACHER (15) 2015 BRAZIL  MACHADO, SÉRGIO   £19.99
  Gifted violinist Laerte finds himself teaching music lessons in a rough  school after failing his audition for the São Paulo State Symphony. His new vocation proves challenging but Laerte gradually begins to connect to his students
LA VIDA PRECOZ Y BREVE DE SABINA RIVAS/ PRECOCIOUS & BRIEF LIFE OF SABINA RIVAS (15) 2012    MEXICO MANDOKI, LUIS   £12.99
   Honduran teenager Sabina Rivas (Greisy Mena) leaves her  small town dreaming  of becoming a famous singer in the USA. However first she must navigate through Mexico’s seedy underworld to reach her goal
VIVA (15) 2015 CUBA/IRELAND   BREATHNACH, PADDY   £19.99
  Cuban make-up artist Jesus becomes a drag artist but when he takes to the stage his estranged father, ex-boxer Angel , shows up and soon makes it clear that he disagrees with his son’s lifestyle. Can he learn to accept Jesus over time?

 

New German dvd releases for 2016

DVD available to buy at –

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

ALS MARTIN VIERZEHN WAR/WHEN MARTIN WAS FOURTEEN  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY BECK, WALTER    £15.99
March 1920,  Martin and his friend find a cache of weapons intended for the 
Kapp Putsch to overthrow the Weimar Republic.  Can Martin get help to stop the Putsch.
ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUF/FEAR EATS THE SOUL (15 ) 1973 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W.  DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
     Film is about a German woman who strikes up a  friendship   with a Moroccan man and the racism they encounter.
BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT/BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (15) 1972 FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
 Fassbbinder’s tragi-comic  love story with an all-female cast.
DIE BUNTKARIERTEN/GIRLS IN GINGHAM (EX) 1949  E. GERMANY MAETZIG, KURT   £15.99
Family saga spanning 70 years of German history ending in 1945
DEUTSCHLAND 83 (15) 2015 GERMANY      £24.99
German TV drama set in 1983 during the height of the Cold War, when a young East German is reluctantly recruited as a spy and embedded into the West Germany army.
EHE DER MARIA BRAUN/MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (15) 1978 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
   Fassbinder’s biggest international hit, Hanna Schygulla plays Maria Braun, whose material rise parallels Germany’s Economic Miracle of the 1950s.
ELSER/13 MINUTES (15) 2015 GERMANY     HIRSCHBIEGEL, OLIVER     DVD – £17.99  BLU RAY – £22.99
   Tense Second World War  story about a determined Georg Elser (Christian Friedel) who tried to assassinate  Hitler in 1939. Captured and questioned by the authorities, Elser reveals through his confession how he was driven to perform such an act by the Nazification of his hometown.
DAS FINSTERE TAL/DARK VALLEY (15) 2014 AUSTRIA   PROCHASKA, ANDREAS   £15.99
  Based on Thomas Willmann Austrian western about a lone rider arriving in a small mountain village intent on taking on the Brenners, the tyrannical rulers of  the village.
DIE FRAU UND DER FREMDE/WOMAN AND THE STRANGER (E) E. GERMANY  1985 SIMON, RAINER   £15.99
Golden Bear winning film about two German soldiers, Karl and Richard, captured World War I. When Karl escapes he visits Richard’s wife and falls in love with her.  However one day Richard returns.
HÄNDLER DER VIER JAHRESZEITEN/MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (15) 1971 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £17.99
 Based on Fassbinder’s own uncle the film tells the story of Hans struggle  to make a living as a street seller.
HEIDI (U) 2015 GERMANY GSPONER,  ALAIN £15.99
   Based on  Johanna Spyri’s children’s adventure novel set in the Swiss Alps.
IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS/LABYRINTH OF LIES (12) 2014 GERMANY  RICCIARELLI,  GIULIO £19.99
 Germany 1958: Young public prosecutor Johann Radmann finds himself on the case of Nazi war criminal Charles Schulz, but has no idea what really happened in Auschwitz.  However he is  shocked to find out that many of these death camp workers have returned to their normal lives and now populate the senior ranks of government.
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ – BILDER EINES LEBENS (EX)  1986 E. GERMANY  1985 KIRSTEN, RALF   £15.99
After the death of her son in the First World War, artist Käthe Kollwitz
became a radical pacifist and after signing a petition against the Nazis her art was labelled “degenerate.”
DAS LIED DER MATROSEN/SAILORS SONG (E)   1958  E. GERMANY REISCH, G/MAETZIG, K    £15.99
   After the 1917  Russian Revolution German the dockers of Kiel call for a mass strike to demand the end of the war and the abdication of the Kaiser .
LIEBMANN (12) 2016 GERMANY HERRMANN, JULES £15.99
    Teacher Antek Liebmann  leaves his past life behind by moving from Germany to a cottage in the French countryside.  Here in this  rural community he  becomes infatuated with Sébastian. However it is not long before Liebmanns past catches up with him. DVD can be played in German, English, French.
NACKT UNTER WÖLFEN /THE CAMP (15) 2015 GERMAN   KADELBACH, PHILIPP   £10.99
 Based on Bruno Apitz novel, set in Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of March 1945.  Hans Pippig is a prisoner when he discovers a young Jewish boy in the case of an incoming prisoner.  They to  hide and protect the boy while they await the  advancing Allied forces to rescue them.
DIE PRÄSENZ (18) 2014 GERMANY   GRIECO, DANIELE   £10.99
   Documentary-style  horror film about three friends looking for paranormal activity at a remote haunted castle.
SOLANGE LEBEN IN MIR IST/AS LONG AS THERE’S LIFE IN ME (EX) 1965 E.GERMANY  REISCH, GÜNTER    £17.99
Biopic about the pacifist Social Democrat, workers’ leader Karl Liebknecht and his fight against World War I. Voting against war loans  he is considered a traitor and his  party leadership turns against him.
TROTZ ALLEDEM!/IN SPITE OF EVERTHING (EX)  1972 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99 
    Part two of the Karl Liebknecht biopic
DER UNTERTAN/KAISER’S LACKEY  (EX) 1964  E. GERMANY STAUDTE, WOLFGANG   £15.99
   Film of Heinrich Mann’s novel ‘Der Untertan’, written during the First World war which is a historical satire  about a man scared of everyone but who  progresses in society by subjugating himself to the whims of his superiors while treading on those below.
VICTORIA (15) 2015   GERMANY  SCHIPPER, SEBASTIAN £15.99
 Thriller set over one night on the streets of Berlin and  shot entirely in one continuous take.
WHO AM I – KEIN SYSTEM IST SICHER (15) 2014 GERMANY  ODAR, BARAN BO   £19.99
 Benjamin is a socially inept young German computer geek, who is invited to join a hacker group  by the charismatic Max.  Benjamin finally feels he belongs and  wants to gain recognition and status among the hackers community.
WOLZ – LEBEN UND VERKLÄRUNG EINES DEUTSCHEN ANARCHISTEN/WOLF-LIFE AND ILLUSION OF A GERMAN ANARCHIST  (EX)  1974 E. GERMANY REISCH, GÜNTER  £15.99
World War One veteran, Ignaz Wolz, return from the front with a  hatred of the war profiteers and starts his own revolution  stealing from the rich and divides the spoils with the poor.
YOU AND I (15) 2014 GERMANY   NILS BÖKAMP   £15.99
 After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jonas (Eric Klotzsch) goes on a camping trip with his gay British ex-flatmate. After picking up homophobic, Polish backpacker Boris (Michal Grabowski), the pair’s friendship is put to the test and Jonas has to confront his true feelings about his English friend.
DIE ZÄRTLICHKEIT DER WÖLFE /TENDERNESS OF THE WOLVES (18) 1973 GERMANY LOMMEL, ULLI  DVD /BLU RAY TWO DISC SET   £24.99
   Based on the true story of gay serial killer Fritz Haarmann who killed during the closing years of World War Two.
DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN/CHAMBERMAID LYNN (18) 2014 GERMANY   HAEB,  INGO £15.99
 Comedy drama about an obsessive-compulsive hotel maid Lynn who quietly observe her guests and rummage through their possessions when they’re out.

New French dvd releases for 2016

DVDs available from-

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L’AMOUR AU TEMPS DE LA GUERRE CIVILE/LOVE IN THE TIME OF CIVIL WAR (18) 2014 CANADA JEAN, RODRIGUE £15.99
French language drama following the lives of a group of drug addicts in Montreal.
LES ANARCHISTES/ANARCHISTS (12) 2015 FRANCE   WAJEMAN, ELIE £15.99
   Paris  1899,  brigadier Jean Albertini (Rahim) infiltrates a group of young, working-class anarchists and becomes romantically attached to Judith (Exarchopoulos) the girlfriend of the anarchists leader.
AVRIL ET LE MONDE TRUQUÉ/APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD (PG) 2012 FRANCE DESMARES, C/EKINCI, F £19.99
  Animated adventure set in 1941 in an alternative world . Napoleon V reigns over France while across the globe, scholars and scientist have mysteriously been disappearing for over 70 years depriving humanity of major inventions. Teenager April’s parents are also missing and she goes on a dangerous journey to find them.
D’ARDENNEN/THE ARDENNES (15) 2016 BELGIUM PRONT,  ROBIN FRENCH & DUTCH  £19.99
   Belgian crime drama.  Kenneth  is released after 4 years in prison and goes to stay with his brother Dave, who now is living with Kenneth’s girlfriend and they are expecting a child together. Unsure how his brother will react, Dave can’t bring himself to tell Kenneth the truth.
L’AVENIR /THINGS TO COME (12A)  2016 FRANCE  MIA HANSEN-LØVE £15.99
   Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert), a philosophy teacher,  re-evaluates her life after the death of her mother and the breakdown of her marriage.
BANG GANG (UNE HISTOIRE D’AMOUR MODERNE/ BANG GANG (A MODERN LOVE STORY) (18) 2015    FRANCE HUSSON, EVA £19.99
 Cautionary tale which unfolds over a hot summer, as  a group of Biarritz teens created their own earthly paradise of total liberation.   A  French version of Larry Clark’s Kids seen from a female point of view.
LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE  CORSINI, CATHERINE   £15.99  
  Set in 1971 Paris, radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine.  However when  Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN, L’AVENTURE CONTINUE /BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES (PG) 2015  DUGUAY,CHRISTIAN   £19.99
   Family adventure sequel, World War Two has ended and the villagers in the French Alps are rejoicing, however 10-year-old Sébastien (Félix Bossuet) learns that his friend Angelina (Margaux Châtelier) has gone missing after a plane crash and he sets off on a dangerous quest to save her with his dog Belle.
BRAQUO SEASON FOUR (15) 2015  MARCHAL, OLIVIER   £19.99
    All eight episodes from the fourth season of this French police thriller.
CE QU’ON A/WHAT WE HAVE (15) 2014 CANADA   DESMONS, MAXIME £15.99
   Leaving  a troubled life behind in Paris, gay teacher Maurice Lesmers (Desmons) move to the remote town  of North Bay, Ontario and gets a job tutoring 15-year-old Allan (Alex Ozerov), who becomes infatuated with his teacher. When Maurice learns that Allan is being bullied by his peers he feels compelled to step in, to his own detriment.
LES CHEVALIERS BLANCS/THE WHITE KNIGHTS (12A) 2015 FRANCE  LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £19.99
  Inspired by the 2007 Zoe’s Ark scandal in which humanitarian workers abducted  more than 100 African children, this intricately woven story recreates the failed operation, from the moment they arrive in an war torn African country to their attempt to flee to France.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A)    CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH £17.99
   Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War.  Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
CHOCOLAT (12) 2016 FRANCE   ZEM,  ROSCHDY  £19.99
   Former slave Rafael Padilla becomes one of the most famous circus stars of the Belle Époque era in France. However, as the pressures of fame begin to take their toll, Padilla struggles with racial discrimination and a growing gambling addiction which threaten to ruin his career.
COSMOS (15) 2015   FRANCE  ZULAWSKI,  ANDRZEJ   DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 
  Based on a novel by Witold Gombrowicz, a struggling law student arrives at a secluded French guest house to meet up with his friends.  However disturbing omens make him worry about his safety.
LES COWBOYS (12) 2015 FRANCE  BIDEGAIN, THOMAS £19.99
 The  Balland family attend a western gathering in eastern France. However when their  sixteen-year-old daughter disappears, the father and his young son embark on dangerous search to find her in a  journey that begins to feel like an endless quest.
DANS LA COUR (15) 2014 FRANCE   SALVADORI, PIERRE   £19.99
   French comedy drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Gustave Kervern. Depressed eccentric Antoine (Kervern)  gets a job as a janitor in an old apartment building in Paris where he takes pleasure in the simplicity of his work and strikes  up a friendship with retired resident Mathilde (Deneuve), whose husband worries about her declining mental state.
DHEEPAN (15) 2015 FRANCE  AUDIARD, JACQUES   £19.99
  Winner of the 2015 Palme d’Or, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka. They settle in a tough housing estate outside Paris, where, barely knowing each another,  they must try and build a new life together.
LES DIABOLIQUES (18) 1954 B/W  FRANCE  CLOUZOT, H.G.  DVD –  £12.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
    A man’s mistress and his wife join forces in this classic noir thriller.
DISPARUE/DISAPPEARANCE (15) 2015 FRANCE £28.99
   All eight episodes from the French drama series starring Francois-Xavier Demaison as Bertrand Molina, a detective sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young teenager at a music festival in Lyon.
ENRAGÉS/RABID DOGS (15) 2015 FRANCE  HANNEZO,   ÉRIC £14.99
 A  carefully planned robbery goes horribly wrong and the three  robbers highjack a car whose passenger is a sick girl to the way to hospital.
ÉPERDUMENT/DOWN BY LOVE (15) 2016 FRANCE    GODEAU, PIERRE £15.99
  Based on a true story about a  married prison director Jean embark on a passionate love affair with one of the prisons inmates, the much younger Anna.
L’ÉTUDIANTE ET MONSIEUR HENRI /STUDENT AND MISTER HENRI (12) 2015 FRANCE  CALBÉRAC, IVAN  £19.99
  Ivan Calbérac adapts this comedy drama from his own play. Grumpy old Henri makes a deal with young student Constance that she can stay in his house for free for three months if she tries to break up his son Paul’s marriage.
FIDELIO, L’ODYSSÉE D’ALICE/FIDELIO, ALICE’S JOURNEY (15) 2014 FRANCE     BORLETEAU, LUCIE   £15.99
   Thirty-year-old Alice’s is happy in her job as an engineer on a male dominated freighter. However her loyally to her boyfriend is tested when Alice’s first love becomes the captain of the ship.
FIVE (15) 2015   FRANCE  GOTESMAN, IGOR £19.99
 Comedy about  five childhood friends who rent an expensive apartment in Paris. After Samuel cannot afford the rent he becomes a drug dealer in a desperate attempt to make some quick cash. However, after running into trouble with rival dealers, Samuel is forced to turn to his friends for help.
LA GLACE ET LE CIEL/ICE AND THE SKY(U) 2015    FRANCE   JACQUET, LUC   £15.99
    French documentary about global warming.
GODARD: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION (15) FRANCE   5 DISCS
BLU RAY ONLY £69.99

Films featured are –
A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (PG) 1959 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Godard’s first film is now seen as the key film in the French new wave.

ALPHAVILLE (PG) FRANCE 1965 B/W GODARD, JEAN-LUC
    Stylish fantasy about a futuristic city ruled by a dictator.
LE MEPRIS (15) 1963 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
    A film about making a movie with lots of movie-in-jokes.
PIERROT LE FOU  (15) 19765  FRANCE   GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Jean-Paul Belmondo stars in a  tragic tale of a romantic couple who cannot escape fate no matter how far they flee.

UNE FEMME EST UNE FEMME   (PG) 1961  FRANCE   GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Landmark film of the French New Wave that weaves a tale of desperation and deceit.
HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (PG) 1959 FRANCE B/W  RESNAIS,  ALAIN DVD –  £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
 Maguerite Duras wrote the screenplay set in Hiroshima, which is a love story between a French  actress and a Japanese architect over shadowed by atomic bomb dropped on the city.
L’HERMINE/COURTED   2015 FRANCE  VINCENT, CHRISTIAN   £19.99
 Recently divorced judge Michel Racine, a man famed for his ruthless reputation, as he presides over the complex case of a man accused of killing his young child. However, Michel’s sullen outlook on life suddenly changes when he is reunited with long-lost love Ditte after she is selected to sit as a juror in the trial.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015     JONES, KENT   £15.99
 Film-makers including Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.
JACQUES RIVETTE COLLECTION (15)  DUAL FORMAT 16 DISCS BLU-RAY AND DVD £149.99
     The collection brings together some of the director’s hardest to see works, each restored, newly translated  and debuting on home video for the first time in UK.  Features – Out 1:  noli me tangere  (1971) ,  Out 1: Spectre (1974),  Duelle (une quarantaine) (1976), Noroît (une vengeance) (1976) and Merry-Go-Round (1981).
KALINKA (15) 2016 FRANCE  GARENQ, VINCENT £19.99
   French accountant André (Daniel Auteuil) is struggling for justice following the death of his daughter Kalinka at the hands of her  stepfather. After battling for decades, André finally takes the law into his own hands in a desperate attempt to force a retrial in France.
LA LOI DU MARCHÉ /MEASURE OF A MAN (PG) 2015 FRANCE   BRIZÉ, STÉPHANE   £15.99
 Struggling unemployed 51 year old manual worker  Thierry is finding it hard to get by.  However when he lands a job as  security guard monitoring a supermarkets CCTV system, he is not sure he likes the idea of arresting fellow desperate citizens who are trying to make ends meet.
LOVE (18) 2015 FRANCE   NOÉ GASPAR IN ENGLISH  DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
  Explicit romantic drama about an  American film student Murphy (Karl Glusman) who has split-up with his  French girlfriend Elektra (Aomi Muyock) after cheating on her with another woman, named Omi (Klara Kristin).
LUC AND JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE: THE EARLY WORKS (TBA) 1992 BELGIUM IN FRENCH       £19.99
  Double bill features –
Falsch (1987) Joe Falsch (Bruno Cremer), the sole Holocaust survivor of a Jewish family returns to Berlin 40 years after he left for New York in 1938.  In the arrival lounge he comes face to face with the Ghosts of the Falsch family.
Je Pense à Vous (1992) follows the life of proud steelworker Fabrice (Robin Renucci) who is unable to cope with the closure of the factory he worked in.
MAIGRET: SERIES ONE (15) 1982 FRANCE   £19.99
 Six episodes in which  detective Jules Maigret (Bruno Cremer) solves a number of complex cases in his unique, unhurried style.
MARYLAND/DISORDER (15) 2015 FRANCE   WINOCOUR, ALICE £17.99  
 On his return home,  Afghanistan veteran Vincent suffers with post-traumatic stress disorder . Getting a job as bodyguard for a dubious businessman’s wife, he becomes convinced that the woman he is protecting is in danger from a strange outside threat.
MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE (12) 2016 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS   £15.99
  Irreplaceable country doctor  Jean-Pierre Werner (François Cluzet) becomes ill and a young doctor, Natalie, comes from the city to help him.  But can she adapt to this new life and be able to replace such a respected doctor.
MON ROI (15) 20156  MAÏWENN   FRANCE  DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99   
  While recovering from a skiing accident in a rehabilitation clinic a woman recalls her tumultuous ten-year relationship with her husband in this romantic drama.
NAPOLEON (U) 1927 FRANCE GANCE, ABEL 4-DISC DVD SET  3-DISC BLU-RAY SET – £34.99 
  Abel Gance’s film telling the story Napoleon’s youth and early military career, which has been   digitally restored by film historian Kevin Brownlow and the BFI National Archive.
LA NUIT AMÉRICAINE/DAY FOR NIGHT – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12) 1973 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS  BLU RAY  £27.99 Witty homage to the movie business with Francois Truffaut playing  a director making a melodrama, but encounters many obstacles.
PHANTOM BOY (PG) 2016 FRANCE  ALAIN GAGNOL,A/FELICIOLI, J-L £19.99
   Animated film about young cancer patient who’s treatment  gives him the ability to leave his body and float around New York City as a spirit and use his new powers to defeat crime.
PENSION COMPLÈTE/FRENCH CUISINE (12) 2015 FRANCE   SIRI, FLORENT EMILIO £19.99
 Comedy about a married couple who run a restaurant together but their relationship is on the rocks. He is obsessed with winning a Michelin star, she has hit forty and dreams of having her first child.
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (E) 2014  FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
 The film examines workplace relationship by using actors as numbered factory workers, the film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
RESET (TBA) 2015 FRANCE    DEMAIZIÈRE,T/TEURLAI, A £19.99
 Film follows Paris Opera Ballet  new choreographer Benjamin Millepied as he is tasked with reimagining some of the company’s famed work for the modern era.
RÉSISTANCE : THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) 2015 FRANCE £24.99
   Six-part French drama series set in Paris in 1940. 17-year-old Lili Franchet and her young friends band together to oppose the Nazi occupation by  producing and distributing the underground ‘Resistance’ newspaper.
LA RÉSISTANCE DE L’AIR/THROUGH THE AIR (15)   2015 FRANCE    GRIVOIS, FRED £19.99
   Rifle champion Vincent escape everyday life at the firing range.  Here he meets  50-year-old Renaud  who offers him a tempting and usual well-paid job.
LES REVENANTS 2/THE RETURNED: SERIES 2 (18) 2013 FRANCE        £24.99
All eight episodes from the second series of the French supernatural drama.
LA RONDE  (PG) FRANCE 1950  OPHULS, MAX   DVD – £12.99   BLU RAY – £17.99
 A circular tale of love and seduction based on the Arthur Schnitzler work.
LES SALAUDS/BASTARDS (18) 2013 FRANCE DENIS, CLAIRE £19.99
  Marco receives a call from his sister, urgently calling him back to Paris. Her husband has committed suicide, her daughter is missing and the family business has gone under and his sister suspects her husband’s business partner.
THEO AND HUGO (18) 2016  FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
  Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs.   As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE /LONG WAY NORTH (PG) 2015 FRANCE  CHAYÉ, RÉMI   £17.99
   Animated film  set in 1892 in Russia, where 15-year-old Russian aristocrat Sasha  adores her explorer grandfather Oloukine. When he doesn’t return from his latest trip to the North Pole, Sasha persuades a crew to head north in search of the great ship.
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT/BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (15) 2016 BELGIUM   DORMAEL, JACO VAN £19.99
  In this black comedy  God is alive and living in Brussels, mischievously tormenting humans from an outdated PC in a grim apartment.
UN HOMME À LA HAUTEUR /UP FOR LOVE (12A) 2016 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT   £19.99
   Romantic comedy in which beautiful divorced lawyer, Diane, connects with Alexandre,  a man she meets to retrieve her lost phone. They hit it off as soon as they meet and Diane is charmed by Alexandre, but he is not the man that Diane imagined for herself .
VALLEY OF LOVE (15) 2015 FRANCE  GUILLAUME NICLOUX   £15.99
  Black comedy starring Gérard Depardieu and Isabelle Huppert as a long-estranged couple who are brought together in Death Valley, California, by the suicide of their adult son Michael.
VICTOR YOUNG PEREZ/SURVIVING AUSCHWITZ (15) 2013 FRANCE  OUANICHE, JACQUES £15.99
   Biopic about the young  Jewish Tunisian boxer ‘Young’ Perez (Brahim Asloum) who went on to become a world flyweight champion but was arrested in Paris in 1943 and  sent to Auschwitz t serve as a slave labourer and box for the viewing pleasure of the SS.
ZARAFA (PG) 2012 FRANCE  LIE,J/BEZANÇON, R   £17.99
   Animated feature following a young boy’s adventure as he goes on a journey from Sudan to Paris.

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Italian thriller – IL CINICO, L’INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST – released on dvd

cynic-the-rat-and-the-fistIL CINICO, L’INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST (18) 1977 ITALY LENZI, UMBERTO DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Action-packed Italian crime thriller. After escaping from prison, rising criminal Luigi ‘Chinaman’ Maietto orders a hit on Inspector Tanzi who put him behind bars. Unfortunately for him, Tanzi survives and vows to do all he can to return Maietto to the prison where he belongs.

But if he is to catch him, Tanzi must work outside the law when he denies his superior’s request to go into hiding, instead preferring to catch Maietto himself.
In Italian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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

 

True life drama – LES CHEVALIERS BLANCS/THE WHITE KNIGHTS – out on dvd

white-knightsLES CHEVALIERS BLANCS/THE WHITE KNIGHTS (12A) 2015 FRANCE LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £19.99
Inspired by the 2007 Zoe’s Ark scandal in which humanitarian workers abducted more than 100 African children, this intricately woven story recreates the failed operation, from the moment they arrive in an war torn African country to their attempt to flee to France.

In French with English subtitles
DVD available from-

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Argentinian film – LA NOCHE- released on dvd

la-nocheLA NOCHE (18) 2016 ARGENTINA CASTRO, EDUARDO £15.99
Set in Argentina’s capital after dusk, this explicit and controversial film is about a middle-aged homosexual man who’s entire existence is seemingly devoted to sessions of drink, drugs and sex. The film offers a feel of the soulless monotony of life on the oppressed outskirts of society.
In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd