The ruler of Xenoa, Queen La'ian, gives birth to the heirs of her throne: Eli, Zeus, and Drix. She decides to protect her triplets from the scheming leader of rival world Zephyr, General Norak, by sending her children to faraway Earth. Two decades later, the lives of the three estranged siblings intersect in the most unexpected way. Everything they know and love is suddenly threatened when General Norak zeroes in on them from light years away. The spiteful alien wants unconditional, uncontested power over Xenoa, but he is unable to achieve this as long as the true heirs to the throne are still alive. He is so hellbent on ruling Xenoa that he doesn't think twice about turning sibling against sibling in his quest for power.
Eve is very much intrigued by the mating behaviour of the animals in the Garden of Eden and she asks God to create a man for her. She doesn't approve at all of John, the man who then appears. One day John seduces Eve to enter God's forbidden garden shed. Overthere Eve discovers things which will change her life forever.
Just before a truck hits a ten-year-old boy everything comes to a standstill. A man who is witnessing the accident is the only one who can move in the frozen world and he discovers a way to save the life of the child. But in his attempt to alter the boy's fate he has to face a cruel dilemma...
The Testimony of Randolph Carter is based on Lovecraft's "The Statement of Randolph Carter," with some additional story material lifted from other Carter tales, especially "Through the Gates of the Silver Key." The film was shot on VHS using home equipment in 1987. It was filmed at various locations throughout Colorado. Part of the budget came from The Colorado College Award in Literature, a grant to fund independent educational projects.
Our favorite childhood fairy tales now in animated version.
There's a back alley everybody calls the "Alley of Ghosts". Gacharico the Ghost lives there, but it's a secret that only little Miku, who's family runs the nearby candy shop, knows. While the contents of the shop's capsule machines appear to be ordinary toys, inside live a large number of ghosts, each with their own personality and ability. Today, Miku's grandmother has lost her dentures, and it's up to Miku to get them back with the help of Gacharico and the other ghosts.
The uneventful everyday routine of a small town built around a slaughterhouse, is interrupted when a businessman from the big city arrives for his uncle's funeral and to sell the inherited estate.
The coming of age tale of a young monster, and possible messiah.
Marianne an elderly woman who devoted her life to the occult predicts her own death, afraid for her life she makes a deal with a strange man who calls himself 'The Fool' who tells her he could alter her future and save her from her destiny. When strangers start to move into her house, and she loses all control over her life she realizes that a worse destiny is awaiting her.
With her elegant classic persona, Li Li-hua was the ideal performer for period aristocratic and imperial roles. The Goddess Of Mercy is a good example of her strong empathy and noble presence. The youngest daughter of a brutal king, the princess openly disapproves of the floggings and cruel treatment her royal family heaps on the peasants. As a result, the heartless king turns on his own daughter forcing her into exile. This humanistic tale will inspire and hearten even the most cynical viewer.
Three girls seeking to have their fortunes told invite a witch over. When the girls' father offends the witch, she puts a hex on him and his matches.
The Visible Compendium constructs bits of unnamed meanings, fragments of light. Photography is, to me, not about things, but about light. Light is our primary reality when we are at the movies. Light which suggests things, the secondary reality, a construct by the mind.
One day, all the windows in the City disappeared... Then the rain started... No matter what people tried, nothing could stop the water. Soon, disease spread, robbing people's abilities to speak; the endless rain killing all other forms of communication with its acidic torrent. This was a time when dialogue became a new challenge. When everything we knew had to be reinvented. This was also a time, in the midst of a chaotic, decaying environment, when a man tried to cope with the loss of his former lover.
The very first film from the Christiano Brothers is a Christian version of the old TV series The Twlight [sic] Zone. Carl Smith is a thirty-five year old school teacher on his way home to Johnson City, Texas. He claims Jesus Christ never existed, and bases that claim on never having met Jesus in person. But what does it take for a man to know if someone did indeed exist, or if that someone is in fact telling the truth? (christianfilms.com)
Combining ancient designs discovered on the Silk Road, and an enigmatic natural power called the Origin, Zhang Meng created Arti-C, a powerful mechanical man made of wood and metal. Having stirred up fears, he was accused of treason and slain — but not before entrusting the Arti to his son Mo, who controls the wooden robot, and his daughter Tong, a cocky swordswoman. The siblings, now grown, pursue a perilous quest across the desert in search of the legendary city of Loulan, where they hope to find the Origin at its source. However, with ambitious royal schemes afoot and a mysterious tribe guarding the Origin, the Zhangs’ goal will not be easy to achieve. In the battle to come, are they even on the right side?
Eternally dissatisfied and doomed to grow, Humanity frantically rushes along at top speed on a mad race. What if this headlong rush was not the fruit of our free will, but the result of mechanical forces ruling the universe?
Guy in a tram finds a pack of cigarettes and realizes that it's not a usual brand - it takes him places.
An Arctic inhabitant is fascinated by the sudden appearance of a mysterious box.
A troubled young girl named Lilly unites with her Afro-Brazilian religious ancestry on a summer visit with family to their ancestral village in rural Northeast Brazil. Soon after her arrival, she encounters Orishas (African Gods) who join with her grandmother to help her find peace with a gift that has previously vexed her.