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Das Kino

Im Heimkino gibt es in unregelmäßiger Folge die verschiedensten Filme. Wer mitschauen möchte, einen rechtzeitig geäußerten Filmwunsch hat oder sogar einen Film mitbringen kann, ist willkommen.

Wenn nicht anders vermerkt (Low resolution, entspricht DVD- und niedriger Fernseh-Auflösung), dann zeigen wir Filme in HD (High Definition), vorzugsweise 1080p oder, meist bei Fernseh-Aufzeichnungen, 720p, ohne Werbung. Soundtracks mit weniger als 7.1 Kanälen werden immer mittels Dolby Pro Logic IIx Cinema in ein 7.1-Signal expandiert und über unser 7.2-Lautsprechersystem abgespielt. Filme ab 23p (23,976 Bilder/s) werden immer mittels Zwischenbild-Berechnung auf 120 Bilder/s expandiert.

Fernsehaufnahmen haben deutschen Ton oder in seltenen Fällen deutsche Untertitel. Filme mit englischem Originalton sehen wir mit diesem ohne Untertitel. Filme mit japanischem Originalton sehen wir mit diesem und englischen Untertiteln.

Fernsehfilme sind mit TV gekennzeichnet.

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Sowohl Termine als auch Filme sind Vorschläge und noch nicht endgültig festgelegt. Wenn du einen Film gerne sehen möchtest und einen Terminwunsch hast, sende mir bitte eine E-Mail, auch dann, wenn der Film schon für einen anderen Termin geplant ist. Wir versuchen dann, den Termin zu verschieben.

Normalerweise beginnt der Film um 20:00 Uhr.

Unter der Woche und bei langen Filmen ab ca. 3 h, fangen wir oft schon etwas früher an und kündigen dies auch hier an. Bei besonders langen oder mehrteiligen Filmen gibt es manchmal eine Pause und vielleicht sogar ein kleines Abendbrot.

Popcorn smileyEs ist immer gut, uns so früh wie möglich Bescheid zu sagen, wenn man kommen will, auf jeden Fall vor 19 Uhr. Wenn sich kein Gast ankündigt, dann starten wir den Film manchmal schon früher, etwa ab 19:30 Uhr, oder entscheiden uns spontan für einen anderen Film.

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Fr 2017-06-30 Allied (2016) UK | USA. Action, Drama, Romance. Director: Robert Zemeckis. Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris. 2:05 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English. Slightly impressionistic and overdone, but still excellent story, directing, and acting. A.

In the middle of World War II, in turbulent 1942, a plane flies over Morocco and drops a Royal Canadian Air Force paratrooper who comes in to land on a drop zone, somewhere in the desert dunes outside Casablanca. Just in time before anyone notices him, the fearless Wing Commander Max Vatan gets in a car and heads to the town with orders to meet Parisian Marianne Beauséjour, a skillful member of the French Resistance.

On a mission to assassinate the German Ambassador in Casablanca, the two operatives must convince every one of their true feelings as a married couple, while in the background, they need to make the necessary preparations for the critical soirée. Without delay, after the success of this suicide mission, Max and Marianne flee together to England with plans on marrying and making a family, regardless of the war. Instead, heavy clouds of distrust and suspicion threaten their relationship, when Max receives a call from the Secret Service Division to inform him that his beloved wife is actually an impostor.

In disbelief, with a terrible task in his hands and crushed under a devastating dilemma, Max must find the courage to seek for answers in the perilous streets of bombarded London, regardless of the outcome. In the end, amid duty and love, who shall live and who shall die?

So 2017-07-02 The Help (2011) USA | India | United Arab Emirates. Drama. Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer. 2:15 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A very good image of the time. Excellent acting. A.

Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives—and a Mississippi town—upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen (Davis), Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up—to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community. Despite Skeeter's life-long friendships hanging in the balance, she and Aibileen continue their collaboration and soon more women come forward to tell their stories—and as it turns out, they have a lot to say. Along the way, unlikely friendships are forged and a new sisterhood emerges, but not before everyone in town has a thing or two to say themselves when they become unwittingly—and unwillingly—caught up in the changing times.

Di 2017-07-04 Love & Friendship Love and Friendship (2016) Ireland | France | Netherlands. Comedy, Drama, Romance. Writers: Whit Stillman, Jane Austen (based on her novella "Lady Susan"). Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel. Kino 1: [Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English], Kino 2: [Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch]. Witty, fast-paced, well acted. Best Jane Austen movie I can remember, though still a gossip movie. B.

Set in the 1790s, Love and Friendship centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

Mi 2017-07-05
Kino 2
Nur für Personal! Les femmes du 6e étage (2010) France. Comedy. Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Sandrine Kiberlain, Natalia Verbeke. 1:39 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Pleasant romantic comedy, but the choice of actors and the entire story remain questionable. C.

Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school.

The affluent man lives a steady yet boring life. At least until, due to fortuitous circumstances, Maria, the charming new maid at the service of Jean-Louis' family, makes him discover the servants' quarter on the sixth floor of the luxury building he owns and lives in.

There live a crowd of lively Spanish maids who will help Jean-Louis to open to a new civilization and a new approach of life. In their company—and more precisely in the company of beautiful Maria—Jean-Louis will gradually become another, better man.

Do 2017-07-06 Joan Baez - How Sweet the Sound (2009) Documentary. Stars: Joan Baez. 1:24 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Very good collection of historic materials. Highly recommended if you have an interest in Joan Baez. B.

Das Gewissen einer Generation: Die politisch engagierte Folksängerin Joan Baez sang im Luftschutzbunker, während draußen die Bomben fielen. Aber sie ist auch eine der wichtigsten und bekanntesten Vertreterinnen der Folkmusik. Seltene Archivaufnahmen und sehr persönliche Interviews machen den Dokumentarfilm zu einem zugleich persönlichen und historischen Porträt.

In einem ersten umfassenden Dokumentarfilm über Joan Baez werden sowohl die Privatperson Baez als auch ihre Karriere, ihre Geschichte als Live- und Studiomusikerin und ihr bemerkenswerter Weg als Menschenrechtsaktivistin beleuchtet. Historische Aufnahmen zeigen Joan Baez bei ihrem umstrittenen Besuch in Nordvietnam, wo sie mit den Einwohnern von Hanoi während der heftigsten Luftangriffe des Kriegs betet, aber auch Martin Luther King Jr., der der inhaftierten Joan Baez einen Solidaritätsbesuch abstattet.

Musikalische Aufnahmen vom legendären Auftritt auf dem Newport Folk Festival 1959 oder eines frühen Auftritts im historischen Club 47 in Cambridge werden mit Interviews mit bekannten Persönlichkeiten wie David Crosby, Bob Dylan oder Reverend Jesse Jackson zu einer dichten Erzählung verwoben. Der Dokumentarfilm gibt in bisher nicht dagewesener Art und Weise Einblick in das Leben der Künstlerin und Aktivistin, die mit über 70 Jahren noch auf internationalen Tourneen unterwegs ist.

Fr 2017-07-07 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) UK | USA. Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol. 2:13 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English. Great acting, great music, some good graphic effects, but a poor, chaotic, haphazard story. C.

Holding a mysterious leather suitcase in his hand, Newt Scamander, a young activist wizard from England, visits New York while he is on his way to Arizona. Inside his expanding suitcase hides a wide array of diverse, magical creatures that exist among us, ranging from tiny, twig-like ones, to majestic and humongous ones. It is the middle of the 20s and times are troubled since the already fragile equilibrium of secrecy between the unseen world of wizards and the ordinary or "No-Maj"/"Muggle" people that the MACUSA Congress struggles to maintain, is at risk of being unsettled. In the meantime, the voices against wizardry keep growing with daily protests led by Mary Lou Barebone and fuelled by the increasing disasters ascribed to a dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. At the same time, by a twist of fate, Newt's precious suitcase will be switched with the identical one of an aspiring No-Maj/Muggle baker, Jacob Kowalski, while demoted Auror, Tina Goldstein, arrests Newt for being an unregistered wizard. To make matters worse, with the suitcase in the wrong hands, several creatures manage to escape to unknown directions. Before long, this situation will catch Senior Auror Percival Graves' attention who will target both Tina and Newt amid panic caused by an invisible, devastating and utterly unpredictable menace that still wreaks havoc in New York's 5th Avenue. Is there a hidden agenda behind Graves' intentions and ultimately, what will happen to the remaining magical creatures still loose in the streets?

Sa 2017-07-08 Unterwegs mit Elsa (2014) Germany. TV movie. Drama, Comedy. Stars: Michaela May, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Alicia von Rittberg. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A little bit funny and entertaining, but too artificial. C.

When he dies, Elsa's husband leaves her with a pile of debt and practically homeless, except for a run-down villa in his native Croatia and the wish to "make something out of it".

So 2017-07-09
Real Riaru: Kanzen naru kubinagaryû no hi (2013) Japan. Drama, Sci-Fi. Stars: Takeru Satô, Haruka Ayase, Joe Odagiri. Sound: 2.0 Japanese with German subtitles. Strange story, unrealistic even for sci-fi, slow. C.

A man uses a new technology to go inside the mind of his comatose lover.

Di 2017-07-11 Bride Flight (2008) Netherlands | Luxembourg. Drama. Stars: Karina Smulders, Anna Drijver, Elise Schaap. 2:00 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Dutch emigrants to New Zealand develop a complex relationship. B.

In 1953 a flood adding to the aftermath of World War II swells the numbers of Dutch emigrants. On a KLM flight to New Zealand, part of a race from London, Frank, who lost his family and colonial estate in the Japanese occupation and Indonesian civil war of Independence, meets some virtual mail order brides. Ada van Holland becomes his lover before confessing she's already married by proxy to gloomy Calvinist Derk.

Jewish concentration camp survivor Esther dodges her engagement for a fashion career and discretely has her boy Bobby adopted by infertile Marjorie, who did everything else right with husband Hans. Over the years, some of their paths cross again, all survivors meet at Frank's funeral.

Mi 2017-07-12 The Lucky One - Für immer der Deine (2012) Drama, Romance. Stars: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner. 1:33 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Sweet, but overly concocted and sentimental story. C.

In Iraq, marine Sergeant Logan finds the photo of a young woman with the message "Keep Safe X" on the back in the debris of a construction and he keeps it in his pocket. His action saves his life from a mortar fire and he believes that the girl is his guardian angel that protects him. When he returns to Colorado, he has difficulties to adjust to civilian life with his sister's family and he decides to seek out the woman. Logan researches the landscape and finds that the place is Hamden, in Louisiana, and he walks with his dog Zeus to Hamden. He discovers that the woman is Beth Green, who is the owner of Green Kennels with her grandmother Ellie. When Logan meets Beth, he is unable to tell the reason why he had traveled to Hamden, she assumes that he wants the job that she had advertised, and Ellie gives the job to Logan. Soon Logan befriends Beth's son Ben and becomes close to the family. But her former husband, Sheriff Keith Clayton does not want to make Logan's life easy.

Do 2017-07-13 R.E.D. 2 - Noch Älter. Härter. Besser. RED 2 (2013) USA | France | Canada. Action, Comedy, Crime. Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones. 1:49 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Silly thriller comedy. C.

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated in and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is.

The trio travels to Paris and teams up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team.

They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb.

Fr 2017-07-14 Loving (2016) UK | USA. Biography, Drama, Romance. Stars: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton. 2:03 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English. Impressive history lesson, very realistically and honestly told. Excellent acting. A bit slow. B.

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision.

Sa 2017-07-15 Banking on Bitcoin (2016) Documentary, History, News. Stars: Wences Casares, Nathanial Popper, Gavin Andresen. Sound: AC-3 5.1 English. Good documentation of the history of bitcoin. B.

Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin's early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attention of a curious public, and the ire of the regulators the technology had subverted. After landmark arrests of prominent cyber criminals Bitcoin faces its most severe adversary yet, the very banks it was built to destroy.

So 2017-07-16 Trolls (2016) Animation, Adventure, Comedy. Stars: Anna Kendrick (voice), Justin Timberlake (voice), Zooey Deschanel (voice). 1:32 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English. Very thin, overly simple story. C.

Enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach.

Mo 2017-07-17 Humans (2015) S02E06-S02E08. UK | Sweden | USA. TV series. Drama, Sci-Fi. Stars: Katherine Parkinson, Gemma Chan, Tom Goodman-Hill, Lucy Carless. 2 × 8 × 0:43 h. Sound: 2.0 English. Good story, excellent acting, but I fear a never-ending story. B.

In the near future the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth'—a highly-developed robotic servant that is so similar to a real human that it transforms the way we live.

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Di 2017-07-18 Liebe auf den ersten Schlag Les combattants (2014) France. Comedy, Romance. Stars: Adèle Haenel, Kévin Azaïs, Antoine Laurent. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Weird, meaningless story. Only marginally entertaining. C.

Between his friends and the family business, Arnaud's summer looks set to be a peaceful one. Peaceful until he runs into Madeleine, as beautiful as she is brusque, a concrete block of tensed muscles and doomsday prophecies. He expects nothing; she prepares for the worst. He takes things as they come, likes a good laugh. She fights, runs, swims, pushes herself to the limit. Given she hasn't asked him for anything, just how far will he go along with her? It's a love story. Or a story of survival. Or both.

Mi 2017-07-19 Hercules (2014) Action, Adventure. Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane. 1:27 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Entertaining, but trying too hard to be funny. C.

Fourteen hundred years BCE, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.

After twelve arduous labours and the loss of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid.

Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become.

Fr 2017-07-21 Hacksaw Ridge - Die Entscheidung Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Australia | USA. Biography, Drama, History. Director: Mel Gibson. Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey. 2:19 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English. Though extremely bloody, this is a strong and mostly honestly told story. A.

The true story of Desmond T. Doss, the conscientious objector who, at the Battle of Okinawa, won the Medal of Honor for his incredible bravery and regard for his fellow soldiers. We see his upbringing and how this shaped his views, especially his religious view and anti-killing stance. We see Doss's trials and tribulations after enlisting in the US Army and trying to become a medic. Finally, we see the hell on Earth that was Hacksaw Ridge.

Sa 2017-07-22 Verliebt in Amsterdam Lovin' Amsterdam (2017) Germany. TV movie. Comedy, Romance. Stars: Vladimir Burlakov, Reinout Bussemaker, Eva Marie de Waal. 1:28 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Pleasant, but a bit too artificial and superficial. C.

Was sich liebt, das neckt sich. Dieser Satz gilt auch für das deutsch-holländische Verhältnis. Nicht nur Sophie und Max geraten deshalb heftig aneinander, sondern auch ihre Väter: Seit dem WM-Finale von 1974 ist noch eine Rechnung offen.

Mo 2017-07-24 Doctor Strange (2016) Marvel. Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams. 1:56 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English. Mystical nonsense story, impressive visual effects. C.

Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Di 2017-07-25
Der Fall Bruckner (2014) Germany. TV movie. Drama. Stars: Corinna Harfouch, Christiane Paul, Elon Baer. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A child abuse story, highly realistic. A.

Sozialpädagogin Katharina Bruckner muss sich mit schweren Fällen herumschlagen. Plötzlich gerät sie in erhebliche Schwierigkeiten, als sie einer Kindesmisshandlung nachgeht, die sie zunächst nicht beweisen kann.

Do 2017-07-27 Lotta & das ewige Warum (2015) Germany. TV movie. Comedy. Stars: Josefine Preuß, Golo Euler, Branko Samarovski. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Poor, artificial story. Minimally entertaining. C. [Already rated.]

Lotta's friend David returns from India and they move in together. While David soon gets a good job, Lotta questions the decision and their relationship.

Fr 2017-07-28 Moana Vaiana - Das Paradies hat einen Haken (2016) Animation, Adventure, Comedy. Stars: Auli'i Cravalho (voice), Dwayne Johnson (voice), Rachel House (voice). 1:47 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English. Beautiful, impressive, entertaining. The story seems hobbled together and has some weaknesses. B.

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island's fishermen cannot catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Fiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Fiti's heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Sa 2017-07-29 Lotta & der Ernst des Lebens (2017) Germany. TV movie. Comedy. Stars: Matilda Jork, Gabriela Mann, Bernhard Piesk. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Realistic, but dangerously close to showing only boring everyday life. C.

Lotta, a young physician, has taken on a job in a clinic in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. Her little daughter Lilo is not very pleased about having to move. While Lotta makes friends with a Moroccan restaurant owner, it turns out that both their children share the common fate of being outsiders in school.

Mo 2017-07-31 Passengers (2016) Adventure | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi. Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, 1:56 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English. Outstanding acting and imagery in a somewhat predictable, but still fascinating story. A.

Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people in hibernation chambers, encounters an unexpected problem, leading to a crew member being woken up early.

Do 2017-08-03 Shanghai, wir kommen! (2013) France. Drama. Stars: Clément Sibony, Élodie Navarre, Samuel Jouy. 1:34 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Weak story. Movie ends before the story ends. C.

Rémy, a young architect based in Paris, is sent to Shanghai to finish the construction of a concert venue, after a colleague in charge falls ill. Once his job is finished, he's to work in the company's new Shanghai agency for a three-year term. It's an assignment he can't refuse without the risk of losing his job, and a difficult one «to sell» to his wife. Marine is at first reluctant to give up everything and go with her husband and son to the ends of the earth, but she's finally persuaded to give the adventure a try.

Settled in a village of the French Concession in Shanghai, the little family has to quickly adapt to a new way of life. With the help of Christophe, a French neighbor married to a Chinese woman, Xavier, a young night-club owner and a few other French expats, the family starts to find its feet.

Fr 2017-08-04 The Edge of Seventeen (2016) Comedy, Drama. Music: Hans Zimmer. Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner. 1:55 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English. Experience the many mistakes and the eventual coming of age of a girl. B.

Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy (Hayden Szeto) gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all.

Sa 2017-08-05 Die Maßnahme (2015) Germany. Thriller. Stars: Annabel Faber, Anna Grisebach, Gerhard Jilka. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Depressing, abruptly ending story. C.

Police officer Roland Prengler goes undercover in the small town of Ahndorf to investigate a murder case that has baffled local officials for quite some time. Three years ago, Lucy, a 17-year-old, disappeared without a trace. The police have good reason to believe she was murdered and they even have a suspect: Werner, a down-on-his-luck drunkard who lives at an abandoned farm on the outskirts of town. Roland's assignment is to befriend the eccentric outsider, gain his trust and get him to confess to the crime. But the deceptive friendship soon takes its toll on him and puts his moral principles to the test.

Mo 2017-08-07 Ghost in the Shell (2017) USA | India | China | Japan | Hong Kong | UK | New Zealand | Canada | Australia. Action, Crime, Sci-Fi. Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano. 1:47 h. Sound: AC-3 5.1 English. Compared to the original anime this feels like Ghost in the Shell for beginners. Still the story is excellent and so is the acting, particularly of Scarlett Johansson. A.

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others.

Di 2017-08-08 Birnenkuchen mit Lavendel Le goût des merveilles | The Sense of Wonder (2015) France. Comedy, Drama, Romance. Stars: Virginie Efira, Benjamin Lavernhe, Lucie Fagedet. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Beautiful movie about an unusual person. Perhaps a tad unrealistic. B.

Louise, a widow with two children, almost crushes a stranger with her car. She takes care of him, even though he is not seriously injured.

It turns out that he has mental disorders, but also that they can help each other much more than they first thought.

Mi 2017-08-09
Kino 2
Red Planet (2000) USA | Australia. Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Stars: Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore. Low resolution. 1:38 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Remarkably similar to "The Martian" (2015), perhaps a precursor. Partly quite good, partly very poor story. C.

In the near future, Earth is dying. A new colony on Mars could be humanity's only hope. A team of American astronauts, each a specialist in a different field, is making the first manned expedition to the red planet and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities, backgrounds and ideologies for the overall good of the mission. When their equipment suffers life-threatening damage and the crew must depend on one another for survival on the hostile surface of Mars, their doubts, fears and questions about God, man's destiny and the nature of the universe become defining elements in their fates. In this alien environment they must come face to face with their most human selves.

Do 2017-08-10 Dohee - Weglaufen kann jeder Dohee-ya | A Girl at My Door (2014) South Korea. Drama. Stars: Doona Bae, Sae-ron Kim, Sae-byeok Song. 1:53 h. Sound: 2.0 Korean with German subtitles. Fascinating, complex story that teaches us a thing or two. A.

Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, as a result of misconduct. On her first day in the village, she encounters Dohee, a girl living in the town with a gloomy looking face. As Young-nam tries to acclimate to her new surroundings, Dohee's grandma died in a car accident. To protect the girl from her stepfather's abuse, Young-nam lets Dohee stay at her place, but things become more mysterious as she gets to know her.

Fr 2017-08-11 Miss Sloane Die Erfindung der Wahrheit (2016) France | USA. Drama, Thriller. Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw. 2:12 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English. Strong, complex, thrilling, perhaps a bit overdone. A.

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.

Der weiße Afrikaner Der weisse Afrikaner (2004) Germany | South Africa. TV movie. Adventure, Biography, History. Stars: Tim Bergmann, Nathalie Boltt, Hans Werner Meyer. 2 × 1:29 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Partially poor script, but still watchable. B.

Der deutsche Geologe Hans Merensky wächst in der Weite und Schönheit Südafrikas auf. Doch nach dem gewaltsamen Tod seines Vaters wird er in die graue Enge Berlins verschlagen. Seine Bestimmung und sein Glück liegen jedoch in dem fernen Land, in das er schließlich als junger Mann zurückkehrt.

Auf der Suche nach Bodenschätzen scharrt "Der weiße Afrikaner" ein erlesenes Ensemble von Exoten und Exzentrikern um sich. Den leichtfüßigen Hasardeur Otto Wenicke, den Meister der semikriminellen Beschaffung—egal, ob Schürfmaterial oder Schiffe. Gustav von Thun, den schlitzohrigen Bonvivant, der sich auf das Betören der Upper Class versteht und für die Finanzierung von Merenskys Unternehmungen sorgt. Kipplinger, den nervösen Buchhalter, der sich als das größte Pokerface von allen entpuppt. Und Mashaba, den unerschütterlich loyalen Massaikrieger. Wie Amundsen und Scott liefern sich Hans und sein ehemaliger Freund und nun Rivale Albrecht Sterenberg einen Wettlauf um Diamanten, Gold und Platin. Und um die Hand der schönen Rosa von Zülow.

Mo 2017-08-14 Power Rangers (2017) USA | Hong Kong | Japan | Mexico | Canada | New Zealand. Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. Stars: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler. 2:04 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English. The story starts out partly well, but then degrades further. C.

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.

Di 2017-08-15 The Liverpool Goalie Oder: Wie man die Schulzeit überlebt Keeper'n til Liverpool (2010) Norway. Comedy. Stars: Ask von der Hagen, Susanne Boucher, Jostein Brox. 1:22 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Very thin, uninteresting story. D.

Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the homework of the "bad guy" in his class, son of a rich salesman of caravans. Jo's mother is seeing dangers all around, being overprotective, and trying to hide her affair with the psychologist neighbor. Every kid in the street is trying to get hold of a football-card with the goalie of Liverpool.

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Das verborgene Gesicht La cara oculta | The Hidden Face (2012) Colombia | Spain. Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Martina García, María Soledad Rodríguez. Low resolution. 1:26 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. A masterpiece. A.

Adrián, an aspiring and talented orchestra conductor, receives a video message from his beloved Belén, telling him with tears in her eyes that she is leaving him and that she cannot carry on with him. Shattered by the unexpected news and puzzled by the inexplicable decision, Adrián gets help from the local Police to solve this case of disappearance. Time passes by and still no news of Belén's whereabouts, so life gradually begins to return to its normal pace, when out of the blue, a new woman appears in Adrián's life. With no progress at all in Belén's case and all things possible, no one will be able to see beyond the facts and comprehend the truth that often lies hidden in the most unusual of places.

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Madame Mallory und der Duft von Curry The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) USA | United Arab Emirates | India. Comedy, Drama. Director: Lasse Hallström. Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal. 1:50 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. Sweet, though not very realistic story. Entertaining. B.

The family of talented cook, Hassan Kadam, has a life filled with both culinary delights and profound loss. Drifting through Europe after fleeing political violence in India that killed the family restaurant business and their mother, the Kadams arrive in France. Once there, a chance auto accident and the kindness of a young woman, Marguerite, in the village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val inspires Papa Kadam to set up a Indian restaurant there. Unfortunately, this puts the Kadams in direct competition with the snobbish Madame Mallory's acclaimed haute cuisine establishment across the street where Marguerite also works as a sous-chef. The resulting rivalry eventually escalates in personal intensity until it goes too far. In response, there is a bridging of sides initiated by Hassan, Marguerite and Madame Mallory herself, both professional and personal, that encourages an understanding that will change both sides forever.

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Fr 2017-08-18 Hidden Figures (2016) Biography, Drama, History. Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe. 2:07 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as "human computers", we follow these women as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

Mo 2017-08-21 Life (2017) Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds. 1:44 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism—the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

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Fr 2017-08-25 La La Land (2016) USA | Hong Kong. Comedy, Drama, Music. Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. 2:08 h. Sound: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 English. AX.

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Mo 2017-08-28 The Space Between Us (2017) Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi. Stars: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino. 2:01 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

In this interplanetary adventure, a space shuttle embarks on the first mission to colonize Mars, only to discover after takeoff that one of the astronauts is pregnant. Shortly after landing, she dies from complications while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet—never revealing who the father is. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot—an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional upbringing. While searching for clues about his father, and the home planet he's never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street smart girl in Colorado named Tulsa. When he finally gets a chance to go to Earth, he's eager to experience all of the wonders he could only read about on Mars—from the most simple to the extraordinary. But once his explorations begin, scientists discover that Gardner's organs can't withstand Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner escapes the team of scientists and joins with Tulsa on a race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be, and where he belongs in the universe.

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Fr 2017-09-01 Lion (2016) Australia | USA | UK. Biography, Drama. Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara. 1:59 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English.

In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old child in India of a poor but happy rural family. On a trip with his brother, Saroo soon finds himself alone and trapped in a moving decommissioned passenger train that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from home. Now totally lost in an alien urban environment and too young to identify either himself or his home to the authorities, Saroo struggles to survive as a street child until he is sent to an orphanage. Soon, Saroo is selected to be adopted by the Brierley family in Tasmania, where he grows up in a loving, prosperous home. However, for all his material good fortune, Saroo finds himself plagued by his memories of his lost family in his adulthood and tries to search for them even as his guilt drives him to hide this quest from his adoptive parents and his girlfriend. Only when he has an epiphany does he realize not only the answers he needs, but also the steadfast love that he has always had with all his loved ones in both worlds.

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Manchester by the Sea (2016) Drama. Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler. 2:18 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English.

An uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Not knowing that he has been named guardian, he struggles with the decision. Throughout the movie he recounts past memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distance himself from his past.

Das brandneue Testament Le tout nouveau testament | The Brand New Testament (2015) Belgium | France | Luxembourg. Comedy, Fantasy. Stars: Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve. 1:55 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 German/deutsch.

God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, descending to earth in search of her own 6 messengers to write a brand new testament and change the status quo.

Pitch Perfect (2012) Comedy, Music. Stars: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson. 1:41 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The Barden Bellas are a collegiate, all-girls a cappella singing group thriving on female pop songs and their perfect looks. After a disastrous failing at last year's finals, they are forced to regroup. Among the new recruits is freshman Beca, an independent, aspiring DJ with no interest in the college life. But after she meets Jesse, from the rival all-male a cappella group, Beca has a new outlook and takes it upon herself to help the Bellas find their new look and sound and get back into the competition.

Julies Geheimnis Un soupçon d'innocence | A Suspicion of Innocence (2010) France. TV movie. Crime, Drama. Stars: Pascale Arbillot, Mélusine Mayance, Carole Franck. 1:27 h. Low resolution. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

In a rural setting on the weather-beaten French Atlantic coast, the ten year old daughter of a single mother is implicated in murder. Crime scene evidence contradicts the story of the talented, introverted child as expressed in her Mangas.

Piano Forest Piano no mori | The Piano Forest (2007) Japan. Anime, Drama, Music. Directors: Masayuki Kojima, Ryôsuke Nakamura. Writers: Ryûta Hôrai (screenplay), Makoto Isshiki (manga). (Stars/Japanese voices: Aya Ueto, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Hiroyuki Amano.) Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Amamiya Shuuhei moves from Tokyo to the country side due to his grandmother's bad health. His father is a famous pianist and Shuuhei has taken strict piano lessons since he was very young, aspiring to follow in his footsteps. In school, he is teased by his classmates and is dared to play the piano in the forest. This piano is said to be cursed: if you play it, no sound will come. After school, Ichinose Kai, a boy in the same class, takes Shuuhei to the forest. When Shuuhei tries to play he fails, but Kai plays a wonderful song. This is the beginning of a strong friendship, and a story of two very different boys developing their skills as musicians.

Gold (2016) Adventure, Drama, Thriller. Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard. 2:00 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English.

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) UK. Biography, Comedy, Drama. Stars: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas. 1:43 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 5.1 English.

Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

The Accountant (2016) Action, Crime, Drama. Stars: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons. 2:08 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.

The Lost City of Z (2016) Action, Adventure, Biography. Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller. 2:21 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 English.

The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as "savages," the determined Fawcett—supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.

Dracula Untold (2014) USA | Japan. Action, Drama, Fantasy. Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon. 1:22 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

At the turn of the century, the young lord Vlad and his family live a peaceful life ruling over their small kingdom, but when a Turk warlord demands from Vlad a thousand boys and his son to create an army Vlad seeks a terrible power that will allow him to protect his kingdom and family from the Turks at a terrible cost.

Liebe zwischen den Fronten Amoureuse | Zwischen den Fronten (2011) France. Drama, Thriller. Stars: Julie Gayet, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Boris Rehlinger. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Iona Gorrigan, an investigative reporter for a French newspaper, witnesses first hand the assassination of a man she had interviewed for an article about the separatist group ETA, considered a thorn for both Spain and France. Nothing prepares Iona for the dangerous trip she is about to embark. Iona, an attractive woman in her thirties, becomes the focus of the police investigation of the murder, as well as her knowledge of the group's activities.

Sisi (2009) Part 1 of 2. Germany | Italy | Austria. Drama, History, Romance. Stars: Cristiana Capotondi, David Rott, Martina Gedeck. Low resolution. 1:38 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph falls in love with the young Elisabeth. It's love at first sight but Franz Joseph's mother Sophie doesn't approve this love.

Sisi (2009) Part 2 of 2. Germany | Italy | Austria. Drama, History, Romance. Stars: Cristiana Capotondi, David Rott, Martina Gedeck. Low resolution. 1:38 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph falls in love with the young Elisabeth. It's love at first sight but Franz Joseph's mother Sophie doesn't approve this love.

Risk (2016) Germany | USA. Documentary. Director: Laura Poitras. Writer: Laura Poitras (narration). Stars: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum. 1:31 h. Sound: 2.0 English.

Filmed over six years, this is a character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial aftermath. Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Julian Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organization he leads and fracture the movement he inspired. Capturing this story, director Laura Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) UK | USA. Family, Fantasy, Musical. Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor. Disney. 2:09 h. Sound: DTS-HD MA 7.1 English.

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

Astrée und Céladon Les amours d'Astrée et de Céladon (2007) France | Italy | Spain. Drama, Romance. Stars: Andy Gillet, Stéphanie Crayencour, Cécile Cassel. 1:45 h. Sound: 2.0 French with German subtitles.

In an enchanted forest, back in the time of the Druids, the shepherd Céladon and the shepherdess Astrée share a pure and chaste love. Fooled by a suitor, Astrée dismisses Céladon, who throws himself into a river out of despair. She thinks he's dead, but he's been secretly rescued by some nymphs. Faithful to the promise he made to Astrée to never appear before her again, Céladon must overcome many obstacles to break the curse. Mad with love and despair, coveted by the nymphs, surrounded by rivals, and obliged to disguise himself as a woman to be near the one he loves, will he manage to make himself known without breaking his oath? A romance filled with doubt, hazards, and delicious temptations.

Toni Erdmann (2016) Germany | Austria | Switzerland | Romania. Comedy, Drama. Stars: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn. 2:42 h. Sound: DTS 5.1 German/deutsch.

Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. He pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn't help them to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings and paperwork. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to go home to Germany. Enter Toni Erdmann: Winfried's flashy alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines' work circle, claiming to be her CEO's life coach. As Toni, Winfried doesn't hold back, and Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to see that her eccentric father deserves a place in her life.

Love Birds - Ente gut - alles gut Love Birds (2011) New Zealand. Comedy, Romance. Stars: Rhys Darby, Faye Smythe, Alvin Maharaj. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Doug (Rhys Darby) thinks he has the perfect life and is stunned when long term girlfriend Susan (Faye Smythe) dumps him. He finds an injured duck and reluctantly decides to nurse it better until such time as a new home can be found for it. The task gives him new found motivation and propels Doug into a journey of self discovery, where he meets zoologist Holly (Sally Hawkins). Will the duck ever fly again? and will Doug find his perfect life?

Geliebter Johann Geliebte Anna (2009) Austria | Germany. Drama, History, Romance. Stars: Tobias Moretti, Anna Maria Mühe, Petra Morzé. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

During an informal visit in province Styria, where he represents the imperial Habsburg house, archduke Johann, brother of Austrian emperor Francis I, falls in love with Anna Plochl, the postmaster's equally common daughter. Johann and his arranged Wurtemberg royalty bride both decline a dynastic alliance advised by minister Metternich in favor of their private loves. The emperor refuses to allow a marriage, yet Johann lets Anna move in to live nearly as spouses, without sharing the bed. A near-tragedy rocks that boat seven years later.

Ein Sommer auf Lanzarote (2016) Germany. TV movie. Romance. Stars: Christina Hecke, Fabian Passamonte, Ulrike Kriener. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Juliane Paul fliegt nach Lanzarote, um Juan Garcia für ein großes Unternehmen anzuwerben. Die Reise kommt Juliane sehr recht, denn so kann sie auch ihre Mutter Eva besuchen.

Die süße Gier Il capitale umano | Human Capital (2013) Italy | France. Drama. Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi. 1:44 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Dino Ossola, a small-time real estate agent who dreams of bigger things; Serena Ossola, his teenage daughter who dates a spoilt rich brat; Carla Bruneschi, an actress who has given up her career to marry a wealthy businessman; Massimiliano Giovanni Bernaschi, her husband, a powerful player; Massimiliano Bernaschi, the troubled son of the Bernaschis; Roberta Ossola, a psychologist, Dino's second wife; Donato Russomano, a brilliant drama teacher who is stuck on Carla; Luca Ambrosini, a teenager frowned upon by others; an anonymous cyclist … They are all shareholders of the human capital. Errr … all? Really?

The Gift (2015) USA | Australia | China. Mystery, Thriller. Stars: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton. Low resolution. 1:39 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with an acquaintance from Simon's high school sends their world into a harrowing tailspin. Simon doesn't recognize Gordo at first, but after a series of uninvited encounters and mysterious gifts prove troubling, a horrifying secret from the past is uncovered after more than 20 years. As Robyn learns the unsettling truth about what happened between Simon and Gordo, she starts to question: how well do we really know the people closest to us, and are past bygones ever really bygones?

Liebe und andere Unfälle (2012) Switzerland. TV movie. Romantic comedy. Stars: Lea Hadorn, Beat Marti, Aaron Hitz. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch. CX.

Die bodenständige und alleinerziehende Milchbäuerin Marie kann es nicht glauben. Der jungdynamische Banker Philipp will ihren Hof zwangsversteigern lassen, falls sie ihren Kreditzahlungen nicht innerhalb eines Monats nachkommt. Philipps Berechnungen zufolge ist ihr kleiner Bauernbetrieb unrentabel.

Hans im Glück (2015) Germany. TV. Children's movie. Fantasy. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Stars: Anton Spieker, Michelle Barthel, Heino Ferch. 0:58 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Sieben Jahre arbeitet Hans im Haus eines reichen Gewürzhändlers, als er eines Morgens aufwacht und weiß: Seine Zeit als Diener ist vorbei. Er will heim zu seiner Mutter ans Meer. Der Herr lässt ihn ungern gehen, entlohnt Hans jedoch reichlich: Einen Klumpen Gold, so groß wie Hans’ Kopf, überreicht er ihm. Glücklich macht sich Hans auf den Weg. Schon bald trifft er die Kaufmannstochter Elisabeth, die den gleichen Weg hat wie er und fortan verfolgt, wie sich Hans’ Besitz stetig verkleinert.

Prinz Himmelblau und Fee Lupine (2016) Germany. TV. Children's movie. Fantasy. From the ARD fairy tale series "Sechs auf einen Streich". Stars: Jonathan Berlin, Ruby O. Fee, Mechthild Großmann. 0:59 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Die Königin will, dass ihr Sohn Prinz Himmelblau eine Prinzessin aus gutem Hause heiratet. Hübsch soll sie sein, begütert, unkompliziert, aber auf keinen Fall soll sie über magische Kräfte verfügen. Doch Prinz Himmelblau will seine Braut selbst aussuchen und reitet mit seinem Knappen Fred los.

Soraya (2003) Italy | Germany. Biography, Drama. Stars: Anna Valle, Erol Sander, Mathilda May. Low resolution. 2 parts: 1:25 h + 1:30 h. Sound: 2.0 German/deutsch.

Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.

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