Loved it!How much she loved her grandson! We need more stories like this about love and respect for family.
Save and ProtectA retelling of Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary as a surreal story of universal suffering, the film emphasizes the heroine’s internal transformation as she slowly loses her grip on reality. Her erotic fascination with rich clothing and her almost childish desire to seduce and...Subscribe to to watch now
StoneIf ever a film replicated the state of dreaming, STONE does. Which is not to say it is, in the classical sense, surreal; but it has the flow and fugitive feeling of a half-remembered reverie, full of mysteries, portents, inexplicable happenings, and chimerical objects. Set in (and filmed in the...Subscribe to to watch now
Whispering PagesThe pages that whisper through this brooding, beautiful tone poem are from nineteenth-century Russian literature, primarily Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. An anonymous man wanders through decomposing, fog-enshrouded catacombs and encounters a series of “the degraded and...Subscribe to to watch now
The SunFollowing up his portraits of Hitler in MOLOCH and Lenin in TAURUS, Alexander Sokurov's film is a mesmerizing tour of Emperor Hirohito's final days in power during the waning moments of WWII. Hirohito (Issei Ogata) wanders through his palace in a child-like state of denial. He spends his time...Subscribe to to watch now
AlexandraIn a desolate, sun-scorched corner of the world, an elderly woman has come to see her beloved grandson, a young officer stationed at a remote military outpost. With the enemy just beyond the compound, she wanders the barracks, observing the routines of military life before making a sudden trip...Subscribe to to watch now
This is the kind of thoughtful and thought provoking film that makes my Fandor subscription worth keeping. The role that the guardian-mother plays in Russian society is unnique and well...
This is a movie focused on the life of Japanese Emperor at the end of World War II.