Tag: foreign-language-adaptation

A Woman’s Face (1941) 7.2

A Woman’s Face (1941)

Anna Holm is a blackmailer, who because of a facial scar, despises everyone she encounters. When a plastic surgeon performs an operation to correct this disfigurement, Anna becomes torn between the hope of starting a new...

A Holy Place (1990) 7.4

A Holy Place (1990)

Sveto mesto (A Holy Place, 1990) is based on a literary classic, Nikolai Gogol's 1835 short story, 'Viy'. However, Kadijevic uses it only as a starting point for his own explorations into the dark side of eroticism. Gogo...

The Invisible Witness (2018) 6.5

The Invisible Witness (2018)

Adriano Doria is "the entrepreneur of the year" in Milan.He drives a BMW, wears a flamboyant Rolex, has an adorable wife and daughter and a beautiful mistress. But now he is under house arrest, accused of murder....

All God’s Children Can Dance (2008) 5.2

All God’s Children Can Dance (2008)

In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings fo...

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000) 6.7

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000)

In Lausanne, the aspirant pianist Jeanne Pollet has lunch with her mother Louise Pollet, her boyfriend Axel and his mother. Lenna leans that when she was born, a nurse had mistakenly told to the prominent pianist André P...

Crime on a Summer Morning (1965) 6.2

Crime on a Summer Morning (1965)

An ill-assorted group of international criminals executes a tightly-planned ransom sting in Spain. Things go along swimmingly until various tensions within the group come to the fore....

The Prize of Peril (1983) 6.7

The Prize of Peril (1983)

In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.::Anonymous...

Tiger Bay (1959) 7.5

Tiger Bay (1959)

Gille Jenkins (Hayley Mills), a twelve-year-old tomboy and compulsive liar living in a sordid tenement with her single parent mother, witnesses the murder of an immigrant Polish woman living in an nearby apartment by her...

The Lower Depths (1957) 7.4

The Lower Depths (1957)

In medieval Japan, aging Rokubei, his younger wife of four years Osugi and her uncle run a tenement complex at the bottom of a cliff, the complex which from the naked eye at the top of the cliff looks like nothing more t...

The Four Musketeers: Milady’s Revenge (1974) 7

The Four Musketeers: Milady’s Revenge (1974)

D'Artagnan has become a Musketeer. Protestants hold La Rochelle, and the Queen loves Buckingham, who'll soon send ships to support the rebels. Richelieu enlists Rochefort to kidnap Constance, the Queen's go-between and D...

The Vanished (2018) 6.6

The Vanished (2018)

The body of Yoon Seol Hee disappears at the National Institute of Scientific Investigation. Detective Woo Joong Shik seeks clues on her disappearance, while her husband Park Jin Han claims she is alive.::https://mydramal...

The Toy (1982) 5.9

The Toy (1982)

On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At f...

Helpless (2012) 6.7

Helpless (2012)

A man searches for his fiancée who vanished without a trace just before their wedding ceremony, only to discover the shocking identity of her.::Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia...

The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) 7.1

The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)

A pioneer of a man convinces his family to take advantage of news of a road soon to be built through an area of the country that can be had for next to nothing. He, his aging, but wise father, his loving and loyal wife, ...

The Green Room (1978) 7

The Green Room (1978)

A French little town, at the end of the twenties. Julien Davenne is a journalist whose wife Julie died a decade ago. He gathered in the green room all Julie's objects. When a fire destroys the room, he renovates a little...

Cop-Out (1967) 5.8

Cop-Out (1967)

John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself together and def...

Band of Outsiders (1964) 7.7

Band of Outsiders (1964)

A triangle: Franz, Arthur, and Odile. Franz, a young man with Alain Delon good looks, has met Odile in an English class. She lives in Joinville with wealthy benefactors and has mentioned to Franz that Mr. Stolz keeps a p...

Tales from Earthsea (2006) 6.4

Tales from Earthsea (2006)

Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of huma...

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975) (TV) 7

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975) (TV)

A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. Wh...

Khamoshi (2019) 3.5

Khamoshi (2019)

A remake of Hush (2016), where a deaf woman must fight for her life when a killer appears at her door....

The Burglars (1971) 6.7

The Burglars (1971)

In 1970s Athens a group of professional burglars led by Azad plan a daring burglary. The victim is the rich gem merchant Mister Tasco. The treasure to be plundered is Mister Tasco's sumptuous emerald collection. The brea...

Never Say Goodbye (1956) 6.3

Never Say Goodbye (1956)

Dr. Michael Parker (Rock Hudson) is a prominent surgeon, who unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife Lisa (Cornell Borchers), who he thought was dead. Victor (George Sanders), an artist (and his "dead" wife's now boy...

Samurai Saga (1959) 6.8

Samurai Saga (1959)

Edmund Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as a friend, so he helps another man to woo her...

The Twin (1984) 6.1

The Twin (1984)

Matthias Duval is in love, but he can't choose between the two twin sisters Betty and Liz Kerner. To pick up the two sisters, he invents his own twin brother and will play both characters....

La Ronde (1950) 7.6

La Ronde (1950)

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with ...

A Moment to Remember (2004) 8.2

A Moment to Remember (2004)

A Korean love story about a young couple's enduring love, which is tested when 27 year old Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease.::ley-moon...

The Long Way Home (1998) (TV) 7.2

The Long Way Home (1998) (TV)

After the death of his wife, depressed Tom Gerrin meets Leane Bossert, a 21-year-old free spirit, and the unlikely pair hitchhike across the country. In learning to respect each other's differences, they become the best ...

The Balcony (1963) 6.1

The Balcony (1963)

Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impers...

Blackbird (2019) 6.6

Blackbird (2019)

A terminally ill mother arranges to bring her family together one last time before she dies. A remake of the 2014 Danish film 'Silent Heart'....

L’amore (1948) 7

L’amore (1948)

In part one, The Human Voice, a woman alone speaks on the telephone to her lover, who has broken off the affair to marry someone else. He calls her several times in one night: he lies, she apologizes, she takes the blame...

The Trial (1962) 7.8

The Trial (1962)

Josef K wakes up in the morning and finds the police in his room. They tell him that he is on trial but nobody tells him what he is accused of. In order to find out about the reason of this accusation and to protest his ...

The Light at the Edge of the World (1971) 6.1

The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)

Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot...

The Day of the Dolphin (1973) 6.1

The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins ...

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) 5.7

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann (Williams) has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry sits impatiently at the doctor's office when he is finally seen by Dr. Sharon G...

Victor Victoria (1982) 7.6

Victor Victoria (1982)

In 1934 Paris, trained coloratura soprano Victoria Grant (Dame Julie Andrews), a native Brit, can't get a job as a singer and is having trouble making ends meet. She doesn't even have enough money for the basics of food ...

Tamango (1958) 6.6

Tamango (1958)

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown....

Unforgiven (2013) 7.1

Unforgiven (2013)

Just as Clint Eastwood's star-making spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars was inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, Japanese-Korean filmmaker Sang-il Lee (Villain) has decided to reinterpret Eastwood's Oscar®-winning U...

Omkara-2006 8.1

Omkara-2006

Advocate Raghunath Mishra has arranged the marriage of his daughter, Dolly, with Rajan, knowing fully well that Dolly loves Omkara Shukla. Before the marriage could take place, the groom's party is attacked, they flee, a...

A Little Romance-1979 7.5

A Little Romance-1979

A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who go to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius, who enchants them with his storytelling. In an attempt to ensure the teens' love fore...

We’re No Angels-1989 6.1

We’re No Angels-1989

A couple of escaped convicts on the run find refuge with the Church when they are mistaken for two priests. The two are keen to flee but are unable to do so without the help of Molly....