Tag: village

The Serpent’s Way (1986) 6.2

The Serpent’s Way (1986)

In rural Sweden of the 19th century, it was customary for poor families' debts to landowners or shopkeepers to be repaid through sexual reciprocity of women or daughters. According to well-established moral and ethical v...

A Man There Was (1917) 7.4

A Man There Was (1917)

Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must decide whether to avenge himself....

The Reckoning (2002) 6.5

The Reckoning (2002)

In 14th-century England, a young monk breaks his vow of chastity and flees the wrath of his bishop and fellow monks. A fugitive priest, he then witnesses the murder of a traveling performer--and subsequently, the mournin...

Father of a Soldier (1964) 8.6

Father of a Soldier (1964)

During World War II, Georgy Makharashvili, an old peasant wine-grower, leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front lines to find his son, a wounded soldier. But before the father can get to the hospital, the so...

Coven (2020) 6.2

Coven (2020)

1609, Basque Country (north to Spain). In a land full of pagan legends and ancient traditions, Judge Rostegui belonging the Spanish Inquisition is chosen by king Felipe III to be sent with a notary and a group of soldier...

Ladies in Lavender (2004) 7

Ladies in Lavender (2004)

Taking place in pre-World War II England, aging sisters Ursula (Dame Judi Dench) and Janet (Dame Maggie Smith) live peacefully in their cottage on the shore of Cornwall. One morning following a violent storm, the sisters...

A Little Monastery in Tuscany (1988) 7

A Little Monastery in Tuscany (1988)

The contrast between the daily lives of five french Augustinian monks in the monastery Castelnuovo dell'Abate and the life in the village of Montalcino....

Markham (2020) 6.7

Markham (2020)

A man struggles to survive a night filled with strange and deadly occurrences in a small fishing village in the north of England.::Herb West...

The Masque of the Red Death (1964) 7

The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

The evil Prince Prospero is riding through the Catania village when he sees that the peasants are dying of Red Death plague. Prospero asks to burn down the village and he is offended by the villagers Gino and his father-...

Beauty Boys (2020) 6.2

Beauty Boys (2020)

In a small village, Leo, 17 years-old, has a strong taste for make-up. His big brother, Jules, who fears to be laughed at, stands against this passion. On the night of the open stage, Leo shows up in full drag.::Yukunkun...

Garoojigi (2008) 5.3

Garoojigi (2008)

Byun, whilst a good fighter, is constantly ridiculed by the village women for his tiny 'package.' However, this ends when a monk provides Byun with a massive penis and amazing sexual endurance. When all the village men a...

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) 5.9

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

Count Dracula journeys to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. At the same time, vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing...

Diamond Dogs (2007) 4.1

Diamond Dogs (2007)

American ex-soldier Ronson (Dolph Lundgren) has fallen on hard times. He has been reduced to brutal illegal prizefights in the dingy backstreets of a city in Inner Mongolia in an attempt to pay off his debts. Things go f...

Asterix the Gaul (1967) 6.6

Asterix the Gaul (1967)

In the year 50 BC Gaul is occupied by the romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Lea...

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968) 7.2

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be co...

The White Tiger (2021) 6.3

The White Tiger (2021)

Balram Halwai (Adarsh Gourav) narrates his epic and darkly humorous rise from poor villager to successful entrepreneur in modern India. Cunning and ambitious, our young hero jockeys his way into becoming a driver for Ash...

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection (2019) 7.3

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection (2019)

When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.::Sundance Film Festival...

The World of Apu (1959) 8.5

The World of Apu (1959)

Liberated from any form of attachment that was holding him back from immersing himself into Kolkata's urban lifestyle after Sarbojaya's death in Aparajito (1956), Apu, now an optimistic, 23-year-old idealist and struggli...

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) 6.6

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride....

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) 7.7

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

When the ship San Luis makes a stop at the port of Barranca, to deliver mailbags and load bananas, cabaret singer Bonnie Lee leaves the boat for some hours to look around. She meets a gang of American flyers, who works f...

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) (TV) 7.5

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) (TV)

The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. To justify it, he tells the story of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, ...

Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (2001) (V) 5

Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (2001) (V)

The movie explores Cinderella's "happily ever after" life as a princess in three stories, with help from the Fairy Godmother. First, Cinderella's awkward first days at the palace, when she tried so hard to fit in that sh...

Three Outlaw Samurai (1964) 7.7

Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renega...

Dracula (1974) (TV) 6.2

Dracula (1974) (TV)

Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.::kees187...

For the First Time (1967) 7.1

For the First Time (1967)

A traveling film projectionist brings the film Modern Times (1936) to a secluded village that has never seen a motion picture before.::Rhyl Donnelly...

The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010) 8

The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010)

Yacouba Sawadogo, an illiterate farmer from Burkina Faso has transformed the lives of thousands of people across West Africa. Over cinematic reconstruction Sawadogo tells his incredible story of his battle with nature an...

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) 3.8

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

Set in the kingdom of Ehb, the story follows Farmer (Jason Statham), who was adopted by his village. When Farmer's wife, Solana (Claire Forlani), and his son leave to sell vegetables at the town of Stonebridge, Farmer's ...

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979) 7.7

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation....

The Rising Hawk (2019) 5.8

The Rising Hawk (2019)

During the 13th Century, Zakhar Berkut and his wife Rada lead a group of high-landers in Carpathian Mountains. Unfortunately, their tranquil existence is soon threatened by Burunda Khan, a powerful Mongolian general who ...

The Village (1975) 7

The Village (1975)

A quasi-docu-drama pertaining to the monumental process to bring a performance troupe to a small Japanese village to perform for one night....

Christmas Story (2007) 7

Christmas Story (2007)

Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To sho...

The Inside Story (1948) 6.9

The Inside Story (1948)

A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a num...

Cult (2019) 5.5

Cult (2019)

A documentary crew travel to a remote village in England to capture the lives of notorious cult 'Friends at the End'. F.A.T.E were once a growing religion but, after a miscalculated doomsday prediction in the 1950s, memb...

Fire Will Come (2019) 6.9

Fire Will Come (2019)

O que Arde ("Lo que Arde" in Spanish, "What It Burns" in English) is a rural drama that follows Amador, a forty-something arsonist who is free from jail after to accomplish two-thirds of his imprisonment to burn an entir...

The Stranger (1991) 8.1

The Stranger (1991)

A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves as he regales them with storie...

Goyokin (1969) 7.7

Goyokin (1969)

Tatsuya Nakadai plays a samurai who is an eyewitness to a massacre of a small village by men of his own clan. Even though he did not participate, and did his best to prevent it, he realizes with guilt that he had been ma...

Malamaal Weekly (2006) 6.9

Malamaal Weekly (2006)

Laholi is a small village in India whose inhabitants are poor, simple-minded, and are used to their lives being controlled by the dictatorial Landlord, Thakurain, and her brother, Baj Bahadur. Although Lilaram is the one...

The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002) (V) 5.1

The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002) (V)

When two tiny people reunite fifteen years after their village was ransacked by a giant, they learn that they were very special people in the village.::Brian Henke ...

Khaleja (2010) 7.5

Khaleja (2010)

The story revolves around a remote village in Andhra Pradesh plagued by a strange disease killing a lot of people. The soothsayer of the village predicts that God would come to their village for rescue. Meanwhile, Raju (...

The Road Home (1999) 7.8

The Road Home (1999)

City businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his home village in North China for the funeral of his father, the village teacher. He finds his elderly mother insisting that all the traditional burial customs be observed, despi...