Animated retelling of stories from the Journey to the West.
Part of the larger filmic Four Journeys Into Mystic Time, in this work director Shirley Clarke makes use of a dancer’s body not only as the primary performer, but also as a canvas on which to paint projected images. Further enhanced by editing and effective use of shadows, the film is a transformative experience.
A soldier can not return home after he leaves the army, and can not find a job. Desperation drives him to make a deal with the Devil, who makes a bet with him. For the next seven years, he will carry a purse of gold that's always full. However, he must wear a bearskin and neither pray nor wash nor cut his hair in all that time. If he survives, he can keep the purse, but if he dies, the Devil gets his soul.
A 1989 film.
Pilè (Little Bird) is a short drama that captures a moment in a boy's life where his masculinity and morality are in opposition, and the life or death of a unwanted reptile is in his hands.
TRANSCENDENT is a short film inspired by the visionary writings of horror author H.P. Lovecraft. Following one woman's journey to find her true place in the world; TRANSCENDENT is a different kind of 'Homecoming' story loosely adapted from Lovecraft's 'The Shadow Over Innsmouth'. It lives somewhere between art film, surrealist experiment, and horror film.
In a remote corner of the mountain wilderness, there is a small inn called The Margin of the World Inn strangely located in the hub of traffic. There are many haunted rumors flying around about ghosts, love, martial arts and intrigue.
At Miss Qiunzilla Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hard-core lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals determined to have an awesome summer together... And they're not gonna let a magical quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!
Ghost comedy from Taiwan.
Mr Corbett is a cruel employer to Ben Partridge. One night on New Years Eve Ben is sent out to deliver some medicine. Along the way he wishes his master was dead, little knowing that the man he is delivering to is the Collector of Souls.
A film about the young Scottish community in Glasgow's Drumchapel district reflecting ancient Highland traditional tales of mystery, jealousy and revenge. Set in the medieval age, it is spoken entirely in Gaelic
In a world, where every living creature can defy gravity and fly at will, being stuck on the ground is no fun. If all you can manage is to trudge along, loneliness, depression and despair come knocking on your door. Letting them come in is an option. Finding the courage to soar is priceless.
A young girl Marina suddenly meets an evil witch so adventures start...
Serge Prokofiev's enigmatic work, this is a tale of the supernatural, religious hysteria and demonic possession which is set in Germany at the time of The Inquisition.
Yet another Indonesian fantasy tale of good vs. evil and the struggle to gain control of an heirloom sword, this time featuring a shape-shifting, brain-eating vampire in the bad corner.
In the future, the oceans have risen to flood all the continents due to humanity's negligence of the environment. Only a few bits of land have been spared, and one of those is the city-island where Elfie lives with her grandfather. One day, due to an underwater incident, she discovers that she can breathe underwater. Her grandfather reveals that in truth she is one of the mythical sea-people. Using the city folk's xenophobia, local politicians spark a war with this hidden people to distract people from their current resource problems, and Elfie is caught in the middle of it.