Tag: surrealism

The Cremator (1969) 8

The Cremator (1969)

Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering. At a reception, he meets Rei...

Day Watch (2006) 6.5

Day Watch (2006)

Anton belongs to the Forces of the Light as do his powerful girlfriend and apprentice, but his son is a powerful teenager from the Darkness and Anton protects him. When the balance between Light and Darkness is affected ...

The Seen and Unseen (2017) 7

The Seen and Unseen (2017)

One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with her twin brother Tantra. Tantra's brain is weakening and he has begun to lose his senses one by one. He now spends most of his...

Suburban Wildlife (2019) 6.7

Suburban Wildlife (2019)

Long-time friends Louise, Nina and Alice celebrate their recent graduation with hectic partying, joined by their friend Kane who is the only friend not to attend university. Louise's imminent departure for London adds to...

Gemini (1999) 6.8

Gemini (1999)

Yukio is living a charmed life: he is a respected young doctor with a successful practice and a beautiful wife. His only problem is that his wife is suffering from amnesia, and her past is unknown. Things begin to fall a...

Distant Journey (1950) 7.2

Distant Journey (1950)

The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the film are newsreel clips of angry crowds...

Tropical Fish (1995) 7.5

Tropical Fish (1995)

Young boy, Ah-Jiang, a school failure and day dreamer witnesses the kidnapping of a child. After being taken hostage by a corrupt family, he begins an unusual adventure away from home.::Anonymous...

Crime Control (1941) 7.2

Crime Control (1941)

A police officer alerts his audience to the fact that inanimate objects can be as dangerous as human criminals. He then displays several offenders that have recently been brought in. Shoelaces, for example, have an objec...

Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995) 7

Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)

A Nostradamus Cult and a group of terrorists are after the original book of Nostradamus. Which is owned by Douglas one of the richest men in America. They kidnap his daughter and will trade her back if he gives them the ...

Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983) 6.6

Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)

A college student (Yuen Biao) at a university in Canada is a fencing champion and when he has an accident one day, he "dreams" of being transported to ancient China and enters a conflict on Zu, the Magic Mountain. At the...

Dementia (1955) 6.8

Dementia (1955)

As the narrator invites us to explore the horrors of an insane mind, a young woman wakes from a nightmare in a cheap hotel room. We follow her through the skid-row night and encounters with an abusive husband; a wino; a ...

Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) 7.5

Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives preempted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality....

The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973) 7.7

The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)

The film depicts its protagonist, Joseph (Jan Nowicki), traveling through a dream-like world, taking a dilapidated train to visit his dying father in a sanatorium. When he arrives at the hospital, he finds the entire fac...

Heart Attack (2015) 7.8

Heart Attack (2015)

A hard-worker freelancer who falls in love with a doctor. While his life is getting worse every second. He must find the way to release his life to the beyond of everything.::Kantapon...

Amarcord (1973) 7.9

Amarcord (1973)

One year in a small northern Italian coastal town in the late 1930s is presented. The slightly off-kilter cast of characters are affected by time and location, the social mores dictated largely by Catholicism and the nat...

Zombie Spring Breakers (2016) 3.2

Zombie Spring Breakers (2016)

A group of young people head to Ibiza for the holiday of a lifetime - all the sun, sea, and sex, they can handle. If only there wasn't a zombie outbreak getting in the way....

Woman in the Dunes (1964) 8.5

Woman in the Dunes (1964)

Jumpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a poor seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects. As it is late in the day and as he has missed the last bus back to the city, some of the local vill...

L.A. Story (1991) 6.7

L.A. Story (1991)

Harris K. Telemacher is a "wacky weekend weatherman" for a local Los Angeles television station, who is searching for meaning in his otherwise cliché ridden Los Angeles life. With the help of an insightful and talkative ...

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006) 7.1

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006)

A young woman who believes she's a cyborg hears voices and harms herself while at work making radios. She's hospitalized in a mental institution where she eats nothing and talks to inanimate objects. She's Young-goon, gr...

Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977) 6.8

Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977)

The evil Grinch who stole Christmas is back to steal Halloween! It's Grinch night and all over Whoville, a horrible storm has started which gives the Grinch a chance to have some fun. But he's soon foiled by a young boy ...

Below Sea Level (2008) 7.4

Below Sea Level (2008)

During a five year period an Italian filmmaker documents the world of down-on-their-luck individuals who live in a Californian desert trying to get by one day at a time. None of them has more than a vehicle, a dog and so...

Branded to Kill (1967) 7.4

Branded to Kill (1967)

The number-three-ranked hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, which puts him into conflict with a mysterious woman whose death wish inspires her to surround herself with dead butterfli...

Eleven Days (2018) 7.2

Eleven Days (2018)

AJIT SINGH 12, blends in happily in to his new home in the middle of Australia. However, his brother RAJVEER 20, finds it unbearable to be constantly labelled a terrorist due to his beard and turban that he keeps faithfu...

Orpheus (1950) 8

Orpheus (1950)

Orphee is a poet who becomes obsessed with Death (the Princess). They fall in love. Orphee's wife, Eurydice, is killed by the Princess' henchmen and Orphee goes after her into the Underworld. Although they have become da...

Blind Spot (2009) 4.6

Blind Spot (2009)

In poetic images, "Blindlings" tells a tale of broken trust and the false prejudices that arise when love is lost. Max "kidnaps" his ex-girlfriend Eva, to take her to a romantic mountain cottage, where he hopes to finall...

Nocturna (2007) 7.3

Nocturna (2007)

An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark. However when the stars start going out in the sky he finds himself exploring the world of the night his new friend, the cat Shepard, to find out why.::C-Puff...

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles-2018 7.1

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles-2018

The true story of how Luis Buñuel made his third movie.::Anónimo...

N.Y., N.Y.-1957 7.2

N.Y., N.Y.-1957

A nearly-wordless collage that follows a day in New York City from early morning to late at night. The day starts with a look at power generators, ready to light the city. At eight, an alarm clock goes off, people go to ...

Staub-2007 6.5

Staub-2007

Dust. It is everywhere and ever-present. A conglomeration of the finest particles set in motion as soon as things are starting to settle. It is fought and cleared away and yet returns again even as it is being removed. A...

Stitch! The Movie-2003 6.2

Stitch! The Movie-2003

All the characters of the warm and fluffy "Lilo and Stitch" are back! In "Stitch! - The Movie", Stitch, Jumba, and Peakley are all living with Lilo and Nani. But no one knows that Jumba had secretly deactivated all 625 o...

I Want to Go Home-1989 5.6

I Want to Go Home-1989

Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his girlfriend Lena, and very soon wants...

Meditation on Violence-1949 6

Meditation on Violence-1949

A young Oriental man with a headscarf and bare torso shadowboxes indoors in front of a series of unadorned walls, light, dark, both shades. He is then shown exercising outside with a sword in an area surrounded by a low ...

Lot in Sodom-1933 6.5

Lot in Sodom-1933

Lot in Sodom is a sensual depiction of the Sodom and Gomorrah story filled with sinewy and semi-clad bodies, delirious bacchanales devoted to physical pleasure, and a searing, cataclysmic finale depicting the fall of a c...

The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz-2000 7

The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz-2000

The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased. A black comedy about the Apocalypse, 'The Nine L...

Heart of Glass-1976 7.1

Heart of Glass-1976

A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of t...

Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie-1999 7.4

Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie-1999

Sakura and her friends have just finished the fourth grade, and are enjoying a well-deserved break from both school and cardcaptoring. While shopping at a local store, Sakura is fortunate enough to win a free trip to Hon...

Les abysses-1963 6.7

Les abysses-1963

Two orphaned sisters, Michele and Marie have been working as servants in a family for some time now. As the drama begins, they are tearing apart the house in the absence of the family. They rant and rave or just talk, sl...

Dogra Magra-1988 6.5

Dogra Magra-1988

A man is confined to a mental institution after trying to murder his fiancee. Two doctors relate his problem to an Asian philosophy that states that mental defects are transmitted from generation to generation. He learns...

Nostalgia-1983 8.1

Nostalgia-1983

The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, ...

Judy & Punch-2019 6

Judy & Punch-2019

Seaside (nowhere near the sea), puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show on the brink of an anarchic mob rule. When Punch accidentally kills their baby during a drinking binge, his wife, Ju...