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DRAMA/CRIME

L'arma (1978)
Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: Pasquale Squitieri

Cast: Claudia Cardinale, Stefano Satta Flores, Benedetta Fantoli, Clara Colosimo, Dario Ghirardi, Giuseppe Morabito, Salvatore Billa, Viviana Polic, Mario Granato, Paolo Bonetti

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'arma del ricatto (1956)
Also known as: Over-Exposed (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Lewis Seiler

Cast: Cleo Moore, Richard Crenna, Isobel Elsom, Raymond Greenleaf, Constance Towers, James O'Rear, Donald Randolph, Dayton Lummis

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'armata a cavallo DVD (1967)
Also known as: Csillagosok katonák DVD (original title)

Country: Hungary

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, War

Director: Miklós Jancsó

Cast: Nikita Mikhalkov, József Madaras, Tibor Molnár, András Kozák, Jácint Juhász, Anatoli Yabbarov, Sergey Nikonenko, Mikhail Kozakov, Bolot Beyshenaliyev, Tatyana Konyukhova, Krystyna Mikolajewska, Viktor Avdyushko, Gleb Strizhenov, Vladimir Prokofyev, Valentin Bryleyev

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other. Captives are executed or sent running naked into the woods. Neither side has a plan, and characters the camera picks out soon die. A White Cossack officer kills a Hungarian and is executed by his own superiors when he tries to rape a milkmaid. At the hospital, White officers order nurses into the woods, dressed in finery, to waltz. A nurse aids the Reds, then they accuse her of treason for following White orders. Red soldiers walk willingly, singing, into an overwhelming force. War seems chaotic and arbitrary.

Armi contro la legge (1961)
Also known as: Armas contra la ley (original title)

Country: Spain

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Crime

Director: Ricardo Blasco

Cast: Renato Baldini, Alfredo Mayo, Moira Orfei, Manuel Zarzo, Elena María Tejeiro, Mara Berni, Antonio Garisa, María Luisa Merlo, Ricardo Valle, Fernando Montes, Ángel Álvarez, Jesús Aristu, Agustín González, Santiago Rivero

Medium: DVD R/RW

Le armi di Eva (1934)
Also known as: Fashions of 1934 (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Musical

Director: William Dieterle

Cast: William Powell, Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Hugh Herbert, Verree Teasdale, Reginald Owen, Henry O'Neill, Phillip Reed, Gordon Westcott, Dorothy Burgess, Etienne Girardot, William Burress, Nella Walker, Spencer Charters, George Humbert

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn poses as An American interested in a dress and Snap conceals a camera in his cane. When they try to steal the latest Baroque designs hidden cameras capture them. Threat and counterthreat lead to the suggestion of putting on a legitimate show.

Armonica a bocca DVD (1979)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Piero Natoli

Cast: Luisa Maneri (as Elisa), Antonio Ballerio (as Psichiatra)

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'arpa birmana (1956)
Also known as: Biruma no tategoto (original title)

Country: Japan

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Music, War

Director: Kon Ichikawa

Cast: Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Jun Hamamura, Taketoshi Naitô, Shunji Kasuga, Kô Nishimura, Keishichi Nakahara, Toshiaki Ito, Hiroshi Tsuchikata, Tomio Aoki, Nobuteru Hanamura, Sanpei Mine, Takashi Koshiba, Tomoko Tonai, Tokuhei Miyahara

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: July, 1943: Japan's army is on the run. A platoon in Burma sings to keep its spirit up. Inspiration comes from their self taught lute player, Mizushima. At war's end, while they await repatriation at Mudon prison camp, Mizushima is sent to convince a Japanese company dug into a mountain that it must surrender. He fails, the British attack, many die, and his companions fear he's been killed. However, he has survived and disguised himself as a Buddhist priest. En route to Mudon to join his comrades, the frequent sight of dead Japanese soldiers overwhelms him. He vows to live a life of prayer, burying bones and bodies; his friends want him to return with them to Japan.

L'arpia DVD (1971)
Also known as: Harpy DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Gerald Seth Sindell

Cast: Elizabeth Ashley, Marlyn Mason, Hugh O'Brian, Mark Miller, Tom Nardini, Linda Watkins

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Architect's life is plagued by his ex-wife, a master manipulator, whose constant clawing is about to drive off his new love, and his clientèle. As a hobby, he enjoys training a rare harpy eagle, with a Native-American pal, who empathizes with his plight, and a plan of action coalesces.

Arriva Frà Cristoforo! (1951)
Also known as: L'auberge rouge (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Comedy, Crime

Director: Claude Autant-Lara

Cast: Fernandel, Françoise Rosay, Marie-Claire Olivia, Jean-Roger Caussimon, Nane Germon, Didier d'Yd, Lud Germain, Jacques Charon, A. Viala, Robert Berri, André Cheff, André Dalibert, Grégoire Aslan, Julien Carette, Manuel Gary

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the monk his habit of serving poisoned soup to the guests, to rob their possessions and to bury them in the backyard. The story unfolds as the monk tries to save the guest's lives without violating the holy secrecy of the confession.

Arriva John Doe/ I dominatori della metropoli (1941)
Also known as: Meet John Doe (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director: Frank Capra

Cast: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Rocque, Irving Bacon, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Warren Hymer, Harry Holman, Andrew Tombes, Pierre Watkin

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan.

Arrivano i bersaglieri DVD (1980)
Country: Italy,

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director: Luigi Magni

Cast: Ugo Tognazzi (as Don Prospero), Giovanna Ralli (as Nunziatina), Ombretta Colli (as Costanza), Giovannella Grifeo (as Olimpia), Enrico Papa (as Gustavo Martini), Mariano Rigillo (as La Marmora), Ricky Tognazzi (as Urbano, figlio di Prospero), Mauro Orfei, Daniele Dublino, Carlo Bagno (as Pio IX), Vittorio Mezzogiorno (as Alfonso), Pippo Franco (as Padre Paolo), Moira Orfei

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: In the year 1870 Rome, then governed by the Pope, was captured by the Italian General La Marmora's troops. After the armistice, the Italian soldier Alfonso killed a Pope's soldier, the son of Don Prospero. Then he sought refuge in the house of Don Prospero himself. There Costanza and Olimpia, respectively the wife and the daughter of Don Prospero, fall for him. Then Gustavo, who knew that Alfonso had killed Don Prospero's son arrived in the house... Some things are going to happen

Arrivano Joe e Margherito (1974)
Also known as: J & M - Dynamit in der Schnauze (German title)

Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Comedy, Crime

Director: Giuseppe Colizzi

Cast: Keith Carradine, Tom Skerritt, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Danning, José Calvo, Raymond Bussières, Marcello Mandò, Enzo Monteduro, Tito García, Emilio Messina, Piero Morgia, Renato Pinciroli, Gianfranco Bullo, Roberto Messina, Orazio Stracuzzi

Medium: DVD R/RW


Arrivederci in Francia DVD (1940)
Also known as: Arise My Love DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Mitchell Leisen

Cast: Claudette Colbert (as Augusta Nash), Ray Milland (as Tom Martin), Dennis O'Keefe (as Shep), Walter Abel (as Phillips), Dick Purcell (as Pink), George Zucco (as Prison Governor), Frank Puglia (as Father Jacinto), Esther Dale (as Susie), Paul Leyssac (as Bresson), Ann Codee (as Mme. Bresson), Stanley Logan (as Col. Tubbs-Brown), Lionel Pape (as Lord Kettlebrook), Aubrey Mather (as Achille), Cliff Nazarro (as Botzelberg), Rudolph Anders (as Prussian Officer , uncredited), Charles Bastin (as Elevator Boy , uncredited), Eugene Borden (as Waiter at Maxim's , uncredited), Frank Bruno (as Uniformed Italian Correspondent , uncredited), Paul Bryar (as Desk Clerk , uncredited), George Bunny (as Fiacre Driver , uncredited), James Carlisle (as Passenger at Railroad Station , uncredited), Irene Coleman (as Girl at Maxim's , uncredited), Louise Colombet (as Flower Woman , uncredited), Alan Davis (as Cameraman , uncredited), George Davis (as Porter , uncredited), Jean De Briac (as Waiter at Maxim's , uncredited), Marcel De la Brosse (as French Newsboy , uncredited), Charles De Ravenne (as Bellboy , uncredited), Jean Del Val (as Conductor , uncredited), Juan Duval (as Spanish Driver , uncredited), Jon Easton (as Cafe Magenta Waiter , uncredited), Sarah Edwards (as Spinster , uncredited), Fern Emmett (as Spinster , uncredited), Paul Everton (as Husband , uncredited), Fred Farrell (as Cab Driver , uncredited), Adolph Faylauer (as Man at Railway Station , uncredited), Gerald Fielding (as Uniformed English Correspondent , uncredited), Bess Flowers (as Dance Extra at Maxim's , uncredited), Hans Fuerberg (as German Sentry , uncredited), Gregory Golubeff (as First Violin , uncredited), Douglas Grant (as German Lieutenant , uncredited), Sherry Hall (as American Correspondent , uncredited), Sam Harris (as Man at Maxim's , uncredited), Leyland Hodgson (as Uniformed English Correspondent , uncredited), Olaf Hytten (as Employee , uncredited), Ellis Irving (as RAF Corporal , uncredited), Jack W. Johnston (as Man at Maxim's , uncredited), Armand Kaliz (as Orchestra Leader , uncredited), Douglas Kennedy (as College Boy , uncredited), Kurt Kreuger (as German Sentry , uncredited), Jack Luden (as American Correspondent , uncredited), Frank Malatesta (as Mechanic , uncredited), Fred Malatesta (as Spanish Mechanic , uncredited), Michael Mark (as Joe - Botzelberg's Asst. , uncredited), Alphonse Martell (as French Correspondent , uncredited), Maurice Maurice (as French Newsboy , uncredited), Louis Mercier (as Employee , uncredited), Tony Merlo (as Italian Correspondent , uncredited), Harold Miller (as Man at Maxim's , uncredited), Anthony Nace (as Uniformed American Correspondent , uncredited), Mrs. Wilfrid North (as Wife , uncredited), Nestor Paiva (as Uniformed Clerk , uncredited), Nadia Petrova (as Girl at Maxim's , uncredited), Tempe Pigott (as Woman in Irish Pub , uncredited), Guy Repp (as Employee , uncredited), François Richier (as French Newsboy , uncredited), Reginald Sheffield (as Steward , uncredited), Bert Stevens (as Passenger at Railroad Station , uncredited), Rafael Storm (as French Correspondent , uncredited), Amzie Strickland (as Girl at Maxim's , uncredited), David Thursby (as Irish Fisherman , uncredited), Jesús Topete (as Guard , uncredited), Sigfrid Tor (as German Subaltern , uncredited), Jacques Vanaire (as Employee , uncredited), Blanca Vischer (as Brunette at Maxim's , uncredited), Poppy Wilde (as Hungarian Girl at Maxim's , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Storyline: In 1939, American Tom Martin, who fought in the Spanish Civil War, awaits execution at the hands of the Fascist victors when reporter Augusta 'Gusto' Nash, for a scoop, aids him in an audacious escape. Of course, Tom tries to romance Gusto; but though she likes him, her career comes first, and Tom himself prefers freedom-fighting to settling down. Comedy becomes drama as their mixed feelings lead them on a circuitous path through the deepening chaos and catastrophe of the early days of World War II.

Arrivederci Maggie Cole DVD (1972)
Also known as: Say goodbye Maggie Cole DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Jud Taylor

Cast: Susan Hayward (as Dr. Maggie Cole), Darren McGavin (as Dr. Lou Grazzo), Michael Constantine (as Dr. Sweeney), Michele Nichols (as Lisa Downey), Dane Clark (as Hank Cooper), Beverly Garland (as Myrna Anderson), Jeanette Nolan (as Mrs. Downey), Maidie Norman (as Nurse Ferguson), Richard Anderson (as Dr. Ben Cole), Frank Puglia (as Mr. Alissandro), Harry Basch (as Isadore Glass), Leigh Adams (as Night Nurse #1), Jan Peters (as Ivan Dvorsky), Robert Cleaves (as Brig), Richard Carlyle (as Mr. Anderson), Mina Martinez (as Night Nurse #2), Peter Hobbs (as Pathologist), Guy Remsen (as Policeman), Jerrie Woolen (as Day Nurse #2), Bob Bennett (as Waiter), Virginia Hawkins (as Day Nurse #1), Scott Edmonds (as Barney), Eddie Garrett (as Waiter , uncredited), Robert Hitchcock (as Restaurant Patron , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Storyline: A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic.

Arrivederci Roma DVD (1957)
Also known as: Seven Hills of Rome DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Musical

Director: Roy Rowland

Cast: Mario Lanza (as Marc Revere), Renato Rascel (as Pepe Bonelli), Marisa Allasio (as Rafaella Marini), Peggie Castle (as Carol Ralston), Clelia Matania (as Beatrice), Carlo Rizzo (as Director of Ulpia Club), Rossella Como (as Anita), Guido Celano (as Luigi), Carlo Giuffrè (as Franco Cellis), Marco Tulli (as Romoletto), Patrick Crean (as Mr. Fante , uncredited), Amos Davoli (as Carlo , uncredited), Luisa DiMeo (as Street Singer , uncredited), Giorgio Gandos (as Commissario Rugarello , uncredited), Adriana Hart (as Landlady , uncredited), Stuart Hart (as Miller , uncredited), April Hennessy (as Mrs. Stone , uncredited), Nigel Patrick (voice of Narrator , uncredited), Pennachi (as Helicopter Pilot , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: On a train to Rome, the American singer Marc Revere meets the Italian Raffaela. He notices that she intends to work and live at her uncle's. When he gives her a ride, it turns out that said uncle has moved to South America. So Revere offers her to live with him at his cousin's, an impecunious pianist.

L'arrivista (1974)
Also known as: La race des seigneurs (French title)

Country: France/Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre

Cast: Alain Delon, Sydne Rome, Jeanne Moreau, Claude Rich, Jean-Marc Bory, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Jacques Maury, Monique Mélinand, Madeleine Ozeray, Louis Seigner, Robert André, Pierre Asso, Sophie Balik, Ermanno Casanova, Jacqueline Clément

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Julien Dandieu, leader of the socialist political party PRU is asked to be part of the new conservative government as minister of foreign affairs. However his reputation is somewhat tarnished by his adulterous relationship with Creezy, a fashion model seen on every magazine cover. Ready to sacrifice his family for his career, he is eventually faced with the ultimate choice: his career ambitions or a lifetime with his beautiful girlfriend, who has recently mysteriously disappeared.

Art. 519 codice penale DVD (1952)
Also known as: Article 519 Penal Code DVD (English title)

Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Leonardo Cortese

Cast: Henri Vidal, Cosetta Greco, Paolo Stoppa, Giorgio Albertazzi, Denise Grey, Emilio Cigoli, Rosy Mazzacurati, Maria Laura Rocca, Augusto Mastrantoni, Piero Monfort, Maresa Gallo, Cesare Vieri, Rossana Galli, Annette Ciarli

Medium: DVD R/RW

Artiglio di velluto DVD (1937)
Also known as: Missing Witnesses DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Romance

Director(s): William Clemens

Cast: John Litel (as Inspector Lane), Dick Purcell (as 'Bull' Regan), Jean Dale (as Mary Norton), Sheila Bromley (as Gladys Wagner), Ben Welden (as Wagner), William Haade (as Emmet White), Raymond Hatton (as 'Little Joe' Macey), Harland Tucker (as Ward Sturgis), Jack Mower (as Detective Butler), Jack Harron (as Harris), Michael Mark (as Hartman), Earl Gunn (as Chivvy Predo), Louis Natheaux (as Heinie Dodds), Richard Allen (as Court Bailiff , uncredited), Hooper Atchley (as Macey's Attorney , uncredited), Fern Barry (as Waitress , uncredited), Veda Ann Borg (as Miss Friday , uncredited), Sonny Bupp (as Little Boy , uncredited), John Butler (as Prosecutor in Wagner Case , uncredited), Nina Campana (as Tony's Wife , uncredited), Ed Cassidy (as Minor Role , uncredited), Lane Chandler (as Prison Guard , uncredited), Jack Cheatham (as 1st Detective , uncredited), James Conaty (as Assistant Defense Counsel , uncredited), Virginia Coomb (as Homely Woman , uncredited), Georgie Cooper (as Middle-Aged Woman , uncredited), Joe Cunningham (as Purser , uncredited), Lester Dorr (as Ship's Office Clerk , uncredited), Betty Farrington (as Minor Role , uncredited), Harry Fox (as Auditor , uncredited), Jimmie Fox (as Thin Man , uncredited), Henry Hall (as Casey - Night Watchman , uncredited), Sherry Hall (as Hotel Manager , uncredited), John Hamilton (as Police Chief Elmer H. Davis , uncredited), Lew Harvey (as Gangster , uncredited), Al Herman (as Minor Role , uncredited), John Hiestand (as Radio Announcer , uncredited), Stuart Holmes (as Arrival at Grand Central Station , uncredited), Edward Keane (as District Attorney , uncredited), Milton Kibbee (as Steamship Clerk , uncredited), Reid Kilpatrick (as Radio Announcer , uncredited), George Lloyd (as Lefty , uncredited), Leonard Lord (as Carl Hefner - Racketeer , uncredited), Wilfred Lucas (as Judge in Wagner Case , uncredited), George Magrill (as Acme Disposal Worker , uncredited), Frank Marlowe (as Taxi Driver , uncredited), Jim Mason (as Convict , uncredited), Allen Mathews (as Convict , uncredited), Bruce Mitchell (as Guard , uncredited), Frances Morris (as Whitey's Secretary , uncredited), Edmund Mortimer (as Man in Lane's Outer Office , uncredited), Hal Neiman (as 1st Aviator , uncredited), Frank Orth (as Gordon , uncredited), George Ovey (as Man with Hearing Aid , uncredited), Paul Panzer (as Hartman's Cafe Customer , uncredited), Willard Parker (as Hotel Clerk , uncredited), Lee Prather (as 2nd Detective , uncredited), Marcia Ralston (as Mabel Jones , uncredited), Sandra Ramoy (as Waitress , uncredited), John J. Richardson (as Trustee-Window Washer-Spy , uncredited), John Ridgely (as Train Ticket Clerk , uncredited), Harry Semels (as Tony - Italian Shop Owner , uncredited), Edwin Stanley (as Grand Jury Foreman , uncredited), Myrtle Stedman (as Minor Role , uncredited), Elliott Sullivan (as 2nd Aviator , uncredited), Mabel Todd (as Minor Role , uncredited), Mary Treen (as Mother at Railroad Station , uncredited), Joan Valerie (as Simpering Girl , uncredited), Bess Wade (as Minor Role , uncredited), Pat West (as Ferry Boat Officer , uncredited), Tom Wilson (as Arrival at Grand Central Station , uncredited), Jack Wise (as Customer , uncredited), William Worthington (as Minor Role , uncredited), Walter Young (as Judge in Hartman Case , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'artiglio nero DVD (1949)
Also known as: Le mystère de la chambre jaune DVD (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director: Henri Aisner

Cast: Madeleine Barbulée, Léonce Corne, Janine Darcey, Arthur Devère, Marcel Herrand, Robert Le Fort, Fabien Loris, Germaine Michel, Gaston Modot, Lucien Nat, Hélène Perdrière, Serge Reggiani, Pierre Renoir

Medium: DVD R/RW

Ascensore per il patibolo (1958)
Also known as: Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Louis Malle

Cast: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Jean Wall, Elga Andersen, Sylviane Aisenstein, Micheline Bona, Gisèle Grandpré, Jacqueline Staup, Marcel Cuvelier, Gérard Darrieu, Charles Denner, Hubert Deschamps, Jacques Hilling

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex - paratrooper want to murder her husband by faking a suicide. But after Julien has killed him and he puts his things in his car, he finds he has forgotten the rope outside the window and he returns to the building to remove it...

Ascoltami DVD (1957)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Carlo Campogalliani

Cast: Joachim Fuchsberger (as Max), Janet Vidor (as Giulia), Franco Silva (as Franco), Nino Milano (as Oreste), Laya Raki (as Carmen), Peter Carsten (as Ercole), Luciano Taioli (as Luciano), Anna Campori, Nerio Bernardi, Renato Chiantoni, Renato Montalbano, Erminio Spalla, Amina Pirani Maggi, Gundula Korte, Edoardo Toniolo, Piero Giagnoni, Rita Toscano (as (uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A famous singer abandons his wife and goes to live abroad with a woman he met in a night club. A car accident upsets his life - he loses his job and his new love but he regains his sons and peace of mind.

Asesinos de la lucha libre (1962)
Country: Mexico

Spoken Languages: Spanish

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Director: Manuel Muñoz

Cast: Miguel Aceves Mejía, Joaquín Cordero, Julio Aldama, Lilia Prado, Fernando Osés, Óscar Pulido, Elsa Cárdenas, Luis Aragón

Medium: DVD R/RW

Asfalto (1929)
Also known as: Asphalt (original title)

Country: Germany

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Joe May

Cast: Albert Steinrück, Else Heller, Gustav Fröhlich, Betty Amann, Hans Adalbert Schlettow, Hans Albers, Arthur Duarte, Paul Hörbiger, Trude Lieske, Karl Platen, Rosa Valetti, Hermann Vallentin, Kurt Vespermann

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A well-dressed woman steals a precious stone from a jewelery shop. She tries to seduce the policeman who catches her, and he gradually succumbs to her charms.


Asfalto che scotta (1960)
Also known as: Classe tous risques (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Romance

Director: Claude Sautet

Cast: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marcel Dalio, Michel Ardan, Simone France, Michèle Méritz, Stan Krol, Evelyne Ker, Betty Schneider, France Asselin, Jean-Pierre Zola, Sylvain Levignac, Jeanne Pérez, René Génin

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Abel Davis is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and Raymond commit a brazen robbery to get funds, killing two men; in the escape, more die. Abel arrives in Nice with the boys, calls his pals in Paris, and gets the brush-off. Reluctantly, they send a stranger, Eric Stark, to bring Abel to Paris, but he's getting the message he's on his own. Honor, friendship, and debt now count for little. What can Abel, a wanted man with two small children and only Stark as a friend, do? "Never give ground," he tells Eric, but how long can he hold to his code?

Asfalto rosso (1954)
Also known as: The Miami Story (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: Fred F. Sears

Cast: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss, Damian O'Flynn, Chris Alcaide, Gene Darcy, George E. Stone, George A. Smathers

Medium: DVD R/RW

Asfalto selvaggio (1960)
Also known as: This rebel breed (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Richard L. Bare

Cast: Rita Moreno, Mark Damon, Gerald Mohr, Jay Novello, Eugene Mazzola, Tom Gilson, Richard Rust, Douglas Hume, Richard Laurier, Don Eitner, Dyan Cannon, Ken Miller, Al Freeman Jr., Charles Franc, Ike Jones

Medium: DVD R/RW

Asiapol secret service (1966)
Also known as: Ajia himitsu keisatsu (original title)

Country: Hong Kong

Spoken Languages: Mandarin

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Akinori Matsuo

Cast: Hideaki Nitani, Jô Shishido, Ruriko Asaoka, Yin Fang, Hsieh Wang, Tochiko Hamakawa, Yu Wang

Medium: DVD R/RW

Subtitles: English

Assalto al centro nucleare (1967)
Also known as: Per favore... non sparate col cannone (alternative title)

Country: Spain

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Crime

Director: Mario Caiano

Cast: Frank Wolff, Rossella Como, Giampiero Albertini, Claudio Gora, Gérard Landry, Toni Ucci, Isabella Biancini, Jesús Puente, Josyane Gibert, Luigi Radaelli, Pippo Starnazza, Aldo Bufi Landi, Consalvo Dell'Arti, Massimo Carocci, Pino Polidori

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'assalto al treno Glasgow Londra (1966)
Also known as: Die Gentlemen bitten zur Kasse (original title)

Country: West Germany

Spoken Languages: German

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: John Olden

Cast: Horst Tappert, Hans Cossy, Günther Neutze, Karl-Heinz Hess, Hans Reiser, Rolf Nagel, Wolfgang Weiser, Harry Engel, Wolfram Schaerf, Guenther Tabor, Wolfried Lier, Franz Mosthav, Kurt Conradi, Paul Edwin Roth, Kai Fischer, Grit Boettcher, Eleonore Schroth, Sylvia Lydi, Lothar Grützner, Günter Meisner, Horst Beck, Hans-Günter Martens, Siegfried Lowitz, Albert Hörrmann

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: It is the story of the famous British train robbery from the 1960s, told in almost documentary style from the view of the robbers.

Assassinio all'aeroporto (1975)
Also known as: Friday Foster (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Romance

Director: Arthur Marks

Cast: Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge, Thalmus Rasulala, Eartha Kitt, Jim Backus, Scatman Crothers, Ted Lange, Tierre Turner, Paul Benjamin, Jason Bernard, Ed Cambridge, Julius Harris, Rosalind Miles, Carl Weathers

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate Tarr. Foster photographs the melee and is plunged into a web of conspiracy involving the murder of her childhood friend, a US senator, and a shadowy plan called "Black Widow".

L'assassino del corriere di Lione DVD (1916)
Country: Italy

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Giovanni Vidali

Cast: Felice Carena, Mario Casaleggio, Liane de Rosny, Gabriel Moreau

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'assassinio del dott. Hichtckok (1963)
Also known as: Autopsia de un criminal (original title)

Country: Spain

Spoken Languages: Spanish

Genre(s): Crime

Director: Ricardo Blasco

Cast: Mercedes Borqué, Ángel Calero, Rafael Corés, Félix Dafauce, Ketty de la Cámara, Sun De Sanders, Manuel Díaz Velasco, Pedro Fenollar, Danielle Godet, Manuel Gómez Luque, Guillermo Hidalgo, Lola Lemos, Nita López, Amy Marquet, Antonio Martínez

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'assassinio di Fred Hampton (1971)
Also known as: The Murder of Fred Hampton (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Crime, Documentary, Biography

Director: Howard Alk

Cast: Rennie Davis, Fred Hampton, Edward Hanrahan, Don Matuson, Bobby Rush

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life.

L'assassinio di Sister George (1968)
Also known as: The Killing of Sister George (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Robert Aldrich

Cast: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser, Patricia Medina, Hugh Paddick, Cyril Delevanti, Sivi Aberg, William Beckley, Elaine Church, Brendan Dillon, Mike Freeman, Maggie Paige, Jack Raine, Dolly Taylor

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer.

L'assassinio di Trotsky (1972)
Also known as: The Assassination of Trotsky (original title)

Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, History, Biography

Director: Joseph Losey

Cast: Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Valentina Cortese, Enrico Maria Salerno, Luigi Vannucchi, Jean Desailly, Simone Valère, Duilio Del Prete, Peter Chatel, Jack Betts, Michael Forest, Carlos Miranda, Joshua Sinclair, Pierangelo Civera

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to Trotsky's house.

Assassinio di un allibratore cinese (1976)
Also known as: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: John Cassavetes

Cast: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Kullers, Al Ruban, Azizi Johari, Virginia Carrington, Meade Roberts, Alice Fredlund, Donna Gordon, Haji, Carol Warren, Derna Wong Davis

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Cosmo Vitelli owns the Crazy Horse West, a strip joint in California. He's laconic, a Korean War vet, and a gambler. When we meet him, he's making his last payment on a gambling debt. Then, he promptly loses $23,000 playing poker at an illegal local casino. The guys he owes this time aren't so friendly, pressuring him for immediate payment. Then they suggest that he kill a Chinese bookie to wipe off the debt. Vitelli and the film move back and forth between the double-crossing, murderous insincerity of the gamblers and the friendships, sweetness, and even love among Vitelli, the dancers, a dancer's mother, and the club's singer, Mr. Sophistication.

L'assassino lascia la traccia (1967)
Also known as: Morderca zostawia slad (original title)

Country: Poland

Spoken Languages: Polish

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski

Cast: Tadeusz Schmidt, Krystyna Mikolajewska, Iwa Mlodnicka, Barbara Steslowicz, Halina Piotrowska, Andrzej Hrydzewicz, Jerzy Kaczmarek, Tadeusz Kalinowski, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Józef Nalberczak, Janusz Chelmicki, Andrzej Krasicki, Jaroslaw Kuszewski, Eliasz Kuziemski, Zdzislaw Kuzniar

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'assedio di Sidney street (1960)
Also known as: The Siege of Sidney Street (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Robert S. Baker

Cast: Donald Sinden, Nicole Berger, Kieron Moore, Peter Wyngarde, Godfrey Quigley, Tutte Lemkow, Bart Bastable, George Pastell, Angela Newman, T.P. McKenna, Maurice Good, James Caffrey, Harold Goldblatt, Christopher Casson, Harry Brogan

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: As armed police surround a house in the East End of London, a young lady under medical supervision nearby thinks back to the events that lead her and a group of Russian refugee political anarchists to this situation.

L'asso di picche (1964)
Also known as: Cerný Petr (original title)

Country: Czechoslovakia

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Milos Forman

Cast: Ladislav Jakim, Pavla Martinkova, Jan Vostrcil, Vladimír Pucholt, Pavel Sedlacek, Zdenek Kulhanek, Frantisek Kosina, Josef Koza, Bozena Matuskova, Antonín Pokorny, Jaroslav Kladrubsky, Frantiska Skalova, Jaroslav Bendl, Majka Gillarova, Jaroslava Razova

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Petr is 17 years old and starts work. Incredibly (for Czechoslovakia in 1963) this is as a security worker against shoplifting in a busy self-service shop. His boss gives him pretty basic instructions, and Petr is pretty unsuccessful at work. He doesn't do much better at the dancehall either, and at home his bombastic father lectures him about how useless he is.

Athena e le 7 sorelle (1954)
Also known as:: Athena (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance, Musical

Director: Richard Thorpe

Cast: Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Virginia Gibson, Nancy Kilgas, Dolores Starr, Jane Fischer, Cecile Rogers, Edmund Purdom, Vic Damone, Louis Calhern, Evelyn Varden, Linda Christian, Ray Collins, Carl Benton Reid, Howard Wendell

Medium: DVD R/RW

Atlantic City U.S.A. (1980)
Also known as: Atlantic City (original title)

Country: Canada

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Romance

Director: Louis Malle

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli, Hollis McLaren, Robert Joy, Al Waxman, Robert Goulet, Moses Znaimer, Angus MacInnes, Sean Sullivan, Wallace Shawn, Harvey Atkin, Norma Dell'Agnese, Louis Del Grande

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl, Sally, who is learning to be a croupier. Her husband turns up with drugs he has stolen from the Mafia. The husband gets Lou to sell the drugs, but is killed before Lou can give him the money. Later, the owners of the drugs turn up and threaten to kill Sally if she doesn't return them...

Attentato al pudore (1967)
Also known as: Les risques du métier (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama

Director: André Cayatte

Cast: Jacques Brel, Emmanuelle Riva, René Dary, Nadine Alari, Christine Fabréga, Jacques Harden, Gabriel Gobin, Muriel Baptiste, Christine Simon, Chantal Martin, Nathalie Nell, Delphine Desyeux, Claudine Berg, Michel Buades, Michel Charrel

Medium: DVD R/RW

Attenti a quella pazza Rolls Royce (1977)  
Also known as: Grand Theft Auto (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Director: Ron Howard

Cast: Ron Howard, Nancy Morgan, Elizabeth Rogers, Barry Cahill, Rance Howard, Paul Linke, Marion Ross, Don Steele, Peter Isacksen, Clint Howard, James Ritz, Hoke Howell, Lew Brown, Ken Lerner, Jack Perkins

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Paula Powers, daughter of wealthy gubernatorial candidate Bigby Powers, decides to reject her parents' attempt at matchmaking and run off to Vegas to marry her sweetheart, Sam Freeman. As they drive away in a stolen Rolls-Royce, spurned suitor Collins Hedgeworth follows behind in hot pursuit, along with a cadre of goons hoping to get the $25,000 reward that's been offered for Paula's return. Can the young lovers make it to Vegas for a quickie wedding before the forces of conformity and privilege arrive to put a stop to their romance?

Attenti alle vedove DVD (1959)
Also known as: It happened to Jane DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Comedy

Director: Richard Quine

Cast: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest, Mary Wickes, Max Showalter, Teddy Rooney, Russ Brown, Walter Greaza, Parker Fennelly, Philip Coolidge, John Cecil Holm, Gina Gillespie, Dick Crockett, Napoleon Whiting

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Jane Osgood is trying to support her two young children by running a lobster business. After one of her shipments is ruined by inattention at the railroad station, Jane decides to take on Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world". With the help of her lifelong friend - and lawyer - George Denham, Jane sues Malone for the price of her lobsters & her lost business. What she ends up with is a lot more than either of them bargained for.

Attento sicario: Crown è in caccia (1974)  
Also known as: 99 and 44/100% Dead (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime

Director: John Frankenheimer

Cast: Richard Harris, Edmond O'Brien, Bradford Dillman, Ann Turkel, Constance Ford, Zooey Hall, Kathrine Baumann, Janice Heiden, Max Kleven, Karl Lukas, Tony Brubaker, Jerry Summers, Roy Jenson, Chuck Connors, Tom Anfinsen

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Elderly mobster Edmond O'Brien hires a hit man to eliminate his rival. There are albino alligators, skillful chase scenes, and Chuck Connors as a one-handed psycho who can fit various deadly weapons on his stumpy arm.

Attenzione alla puttana santa DVD (1971)
Also known as: Warnung von einer heiligen Nutte DVD (original title)

Country: West Germany

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Cast: Lou Castel, Eddie Constantine, Marquard Bohm, Hanna Schygulla, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Hannes Fuchs, Marcella Michelangeli, Karl Scheydt, Ulli Lommel, Kurt Raab, Herb Andress, Monica Teuber, Benjamin Lev, Gianni Di Luigi

Medium: DVD R/RW


Un attimo d'amore (1971)
Also known as: Un peu de soleil dans l'eau froide (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director: Jacques Deray

Cast: Claudine Auger, Marc Porel, Judith Magre, Barbara Bach, André Falcon, Jean-Claude Carrière, Nadine Alari, Gérard Depardieu, Marc Eyraud, Jacques Debary, Max Vialle, Roger Pelletier, Guido Mannari, Mireille Perrey, Paula Dehelly

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'attimo della violenza DVD (1962)
Also known as: Guns of Darkness DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Anthony Asquith

Cast: Leslie Caron (as Claire Jordan), David Niven (as Tom Jordan), James Robertson Justice (as Hugo Bryant), David Opatoshu (as President Rivera), Derek Godfrey (as Hernandez), Richard Pearson (as Bastian), Eleanor Summerfield (as Mrs. Bastian), Ian Hunter (as Dr. Swann), Sandor Elès (as Lt. Gomez), Steven Scott (as Gabriel), Tutte Lemkow (as Gabriel's Cousin), Dorita Sensier (as Nightclub Singer), John Carson (as First Officer), Anthony Morton (as Second Officer), Peter Allenby (as Sergeant), Ali Nagi (as Indian Boy), Robert Barnete (as Revolutionary Sergeant), Antonio Molino Rojo (as Revolutionary Officer), Juan Cazalilla (as Man at Wall), Ralph Nossek (as Hospital Doctor), Neville Becker (as Reporter), Clive Cazes (as Hernandez Assistant), Barry Shawzin (voice of Gen. Zoreno), Jack Arrow (as Reporter , uncredited), William Ellis (as 1st Young Officer , uncredited), Aidan Harrington (as Guard , uncredited), Sheldon Lawrence (as US Reporter , uncredited), Ray Marioni (as Waiter , uncredited), Frank Singuineau (as Drummer-Nightclub , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Un attimo una vita (1977)
Also known as: Bobby Deerfield (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director: Sydney Pollack

Cast: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Walter McGinn, Romolo Valli, Stephan Meldegg, Jaime Sánchez, Norm Nielsen, Mickey Knox, Dorothy James, Guido Alberti, Monique Lejeune, Steve Gadler, Van Doude, Aurora Maris

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Atto d'accusa (1950)
Also known as: Acte d'accusation (French title)

Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo

Cast: Lea Padovani, Marcello Mastroianni, Andrea Checchi, Marga Cella, Emma Baron, Alda Mangini, Karl Ludwig Diehl, Amilcare Pettinelli, Gaetano Verna, Mary Genni, Silvana Muzi, Alessio Ruggeri, Maria Pia Spini

Medium: DVD R/RW

Au hasard Balthazar (1966)
Also known as: Au hasard Balthazar (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director: Robert Bresson

Cast: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Philippe Asselin, Pierre Klossowski, Nathalie Joyaut, Marie-Claire Fremont, Jean-Joël Barbier, Guy Renault, Jean Rémignard, Guy Brejac, Mylène Weyergans, Jacques Sorbets, François Sullerot

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: The sad life and death of Balthazar, a donkey, from an idyllic childhood surrounded by loving children, through adulthood as a downtrodden beast of burden. His life is paralleled with that of the girl who named him, and as she is humiliated by her sadistic lover, so he is beaten by his owner. But he finds a kind of peace when he is employed by an old miller who thinks he is a reincarnated saint...

Augh! Augh! (1978)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Marco Toniato

Cast: Andrea Occhipinti, Fabiola Toledo, Duilio Del Prete, Cochi Ponzoni, Laura Trotter, Diana De Curtis, Renata Zamengo

Medium: DVD R/RW

Aurora tragica (1933)
Also known as: Matinee Idol (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director: George King

Cast: Camilla Horn, Miles Mander, Marguerite Allan, Viola Keats, Anthony Hankey, Hay Petrie, Margaret Yarde, Albert Whelan, Barry Livesey, John Turnbull

Medium: DVD R/RW

Autopsia (1973)
Also known as: Autopsy (English title)

Country: Spain

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama

Director: Juan Logar

Cast: Juan Luis Galiardo, Emiliano Redondo, Jack Taylor, María José Cantudo, José Luis Andrés Segura, Hilario Camacho, José Ángel de Juanes, Montserrat Julió, Eva León, José Marco, Antonio Mayans, Ángel Nieto, Sebastián Palomo Linares, José María Pemán, Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente

Medium: DVD R/RW

Autopsia di un gangster (1958)Also known as:: Never Love a Stranger (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Romance

Director: Robert Stevens

Cast: John Drew Barrymore, Lita Milan, Robert Bray, Steve McQueen, Salem Ludwig, R.G. Armstrong, Douglas Rodgers, Felice Orlandi, Augusta Merighi, Vincent Barbi, Abe Simon, Vitina Marcus

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Frankie Kane is brought up in a Catholic orphanage and befriends Martin Cabell, a Jewish law student whose sister Julie becomes Frankie's sweetheart. At sixteen, Frankie learns that he is himself Jewish and therefore has to be moved to a Jewish home...

Le autostoppiste (1972)
Also known as: The Hitchhikers (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Drama

Director: Beverly Sebastian

Cast: Misty Rowe, Nick Klar, Linda Avery, Tammy Gibbs, Kathy Stutsman, Mary Thatcher, Denny Nichols, Ted Zeigler, Efrem Dockter, Lou Joffred, Bleu McKenzie, Lee Morley, Jim Sherwood, Prince Johnny Reb

Medium: DVD R/RW

L'autunno della famiglia Kohayagawa DVD (1961)
Country: Japan

Spoken Languages: Japanese

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Yasujirô Ozu

Cast: Ganjirô Nakamura (as Kohayagawa Manbei), Setsuko Hara (as Akiko), Yôko Tsukasa (as Noriko, second daughter), Michiyo Aratama (as Fumiko, eldest daughter), Keiju Kobayashi (as Hisao, Fumiko's husband), Masahiko Shimazu (as Masao, third son), Hisaya Morishige (as Isomura Eiichirou), Chieko Naniwa (as Sasaki Tsune), Reiko Dan (as Yuriko, her daughter), Haruko Sugimura (as Katou Shige), Daisuke Katô (as Kitagawa Yanosuke), Haruko Tôgô (as Kitagawa Teruko), Yumi Shirakawa (as Nakanishi Takako), Akira Takarada (as Teramoto Tadashi), Kyû Sazanka (as Yamaguchi, Chief clerk), Yû Fujiki (as Maruyama Rokutarou), Chishû Ryû (as Farmer), Tatsuo Endô (as Banpei's brother), Yûko Mochizuki (as Farmer's wife), Asao Uchida (as Isha, doctor)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Subtitles: Italian

Plot: Approaching his senior years, widowed Manbei Kohayagawa is the owner of a small family run sake brewery in Kyoto. Hisao, his daughter Fumiko's husband, works for the company. Another daughter, Osaka based Akiko, who works at an art gallery, is widowed, her deceased husband who decided not to work in the family business, but maintain his own career as a college professor. Kohayagawa's third and last daughter, Noriko, a clerk in an office, has never been married, but is now of marrying age. Because the business is not doing well as it cannot compete with the larger sake companies, Kohayagawa wants to ensure that all his daughters are taken care of financially, which means finding husbands for both Akiko and Noriko, that task which is aided by Kohayagawa's younger brother-in-law, Yanosuke Kitagawa. Akiko and Noriko know about the arrangements with the potential husbands - although Akiko's first "date" is more of a surprise to her - and generally go along with the dates as are requested ...

Avere vent'anni (1978)
Also known as: Being Twenty (English title)

Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Sexy

Director: Fernando Di Leo

Cast: Gloria Guida, Lilli Carati, Ray Lovelock, Vincenzo Crocitti, Giorgio Bracardi, Leopoldo Mastelloni, Roberto Reale, Serena Bennato, Daniele Vargas, Vittorio Caprioli, Licinia Lentini, Daniela Doria, Raul Lovecchio, Fernando Cerulli, Camillo Chiara

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Lia and Tina are two beautiful girls who meet and realize that they have a lot in common. They are both young, beautiful and pissed off, so they decide to hitchhike their way to Rome to find Nazariota's commune, a place to stay for free and have all the sex they want... or so they think. Things don't go as they have planned though, and soon they become involved in prostitution, the police and an aggressive gang.

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