Eric, an ordinary man in his mid 30's with an ordinary job wins a large sum of money playing the lottery. Despite his total lack of talent, he quits his job and sets off to learning how to play soccer. Eric firmly believes that if he spends 10 000 hours of training on what he sets his mind to, he can master just about anything.
Two people in love, two apartments - one in Barcelona and another on in Los Angeles - and the images of their past, present and future. Can love survive 10,000km?
In the 1966 the population of the Soviet Union was estimated at 235 million. A group of Latvian filmmakers traveled the length and breadth of the country to create a portrait of the diverse population.
A semi-fictionalized documentary about a day in the life of Australian musician Nick Cave's persona.
In this film, Vengos plays a loser who studies in a secret agents academy, dreaming of becoming a great spy like 007. Unfortunately he can't do anything right, so he wrecks havoc during his final exams.
Agent 000 gets involved in high-octane action in this Finnish James Bond parody.
Paris, 1956. Lucien Lacroix, inventor, has resumed the researches of his late father and created a watch that permits the wearer to travel in time. Deciding to go to Geneva to patent his invention, he's followed by two mysterious individuals...
Juan is in his 30s, bored with his life, and isolated from his friends. He is just dedicated to being a good boyfriend. One day, his girlfriend dumps him, and he leaves the house they shared not knowing where to go. Eventually, he rents an apartment, reunites with his friends and when he starts enjoying his life again, his chief assignes him a job with Luciana, a colleague from the office. Juan doesn't tolerate her, but for those rare things that sometimes happens, he starts to fall in love.
A gorilla falls in love with an alien.
The octogenarian Angono Mba recalls the expedition in which he worked as porter for the Spanish filmmaker Manuel Hernández Sanjuán who, between 1944 and 1946, traveled through Spanish Guinea documenting life in the colony as he obsessively searched for a mysterious lake.
The story of a son who is afraid of everything. Overwhelmed by his dull life, one day he decides to flee. He starts a journey to nowhere, living other lives. And he finds out that if one day you no longer want to grow, it's not all that bad. You just have to learn to fly, to fly far away. It's a story about taking important decisions; and about how each time we make a choice, somewhere within us we make exactly the opposite one.
50.000 SCANS’ is part of an on-going project called 'Scanning Cinema' that revolves around scanning moving images. By using a flatbed scanner and a monitor, the film is wrapped into a single frame that shows the passing time and duration in moving images. The scans are then placed into an animated film.
Django is hunting the bandit Manuel, because there's a price on his head. But when he meets Manuel, he joins his gang instead for a robbery.
Niceland is about a young man Jet, living a joyful life working at a factory with his girlfriend who he's deeply in love with. Shortly after they decide to get married and live together happily ever after her cat, who she has a weird affection for, dies. The girlfriend falls into depression which could (strangely enough) lead to her death and the only way to give her a purpose to live and save her is to tell her the meaning of life.
Fire 000 is an Australian observational documentary series that is now airing on the Nine Network on 7 May 2008. Fire 000 follows the fire officer operations of the New South Wales Fire Brigade.
The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron willed sailor, to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the seas. The great novelist, Jules Verne, described this perilous journey to the darkest depths of the sea with Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus.