The 16-year-old Daniel is a huge long jumping talent who constantly breaks his own records. For Daniel, breaking records is a way for him to keep his dying mother alive. She is in a coma, but Daniel discovers that every time he tells the mother about a new record, she reacts by moving a finger. Unfortunately, Daniel stops being able to beat his own record and at the same time his mother's condition gets worse. Daniel feels that he has part of the blame because he is convinced that the records helps the mother to stay alive. In a desperate attempt to avoid the doctors shutting off his mother's life support, Daniel starts to jump between rooftops. He is convinced that the adrenaline he will get by jumping at great altitude is the extra kick he needs to push his body to new records and hopefully keep his mother alive.
Hidden in the darkest back streets of major cities, you may find an urban phenomena - the Trick Meter. Skate by one late at night and you could find yourself locked into a do or die trick session.
The era of the feared sea pirates Klaus Störtebeker and Gödeke Michels is coming to an end. After a long period with no booty at last a bulging ship appears on the horizon. However, Störtebeker is badly wounded in the attempted capture and the pirates suffer ignominious defeat. Not only their ship is down the drain - Störtebeker himself is suddenly plagued by anxiety and doubt about his very existence as a pirate. He is drawn to the beautiful country girl Bille, while Michels gets rebuffed by the friesian princess Okka. In the very moment that the crew have mutinied and co-captain Michels is literally at the end of his tether, they discover on board their ramshackle old tub a most unique wonder weapon. Glory days are quickly revived - until the mighty Hanse consolidate their power and weaponry and go to war against the pirates. Störtebeker and Michels are forced to decide: To live as a farmer or to die as a pirate.
A slapstick comedy about a fictitious competition spoofing reality show competitions.
A short documentary about Tehran's taxi drivers and their problem with the new taxi meters.
A social movie about escalating electric bills.
In one of his rare performances without Bud Abbott, Lou Costello plays a delivery boy who invents a machine which turns his girlfriend into a giantess.
10 Meter Tower is a short film study that takes place in a swimming pool with 6 cameras aimed at the tallest diving tower. All focus is on the 43 voluntary persons all between 9 and 78 years old. They have one thing in common, this is first time in their lives are climbing up to the edge of the platform to make the decision whether to jump or not. The situation is a dilemma. To weigh the instinctive fear in taking the jump, to the humiliation of having to climb down.
Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his father has been arrested). During the school holidays, Cesar and his friend Sarah decide to help their mutual friend, Morgan, find his father who supposedly lives in London. Each one tells their parents that they're staying with the other two, and together they sneak out to begin their search.
Based on the incredibly true story of a Spanish man with Multiple Esclorosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8km swimming, 180km cycling and 42 running. And he was told that he could not make 100 meters.
Little Axe in a session recording, Nov. 9, 1996, in the music program "2 Meter Sessies" / Dutch public broadcasting system. Includes "Storm is Rising", "Goin Down Slow" and "Ride On".
Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.
Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle class that is educated in goodness and innocence . Hache (Mario Casas) is a rebellious boy, impulsive, unconscious, has a appetite for risk and danger embodied in endless fights and illegal motorbike races, the limit of common sense
When an abused wife grows to giant size because of an alien encounter and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after her cheating husband with revenge on her mind.
A journey in the world of the little employee Sobhi Halogi, a conservative, conservative woman, occupies the axis of his thinking. He seems to be an object, but we do not reveal his intimacy unless life has given us a special experience with him. Sobhi Halouji is confronted by a girl he encounters by coincidence, but fails to bear the spiritual expenses imposed on him by this relationship. The film reveals and exposes the model of this segment with all its contradictions, motives and aspirations to overcome the bitterness of living and deprivation at all costs, bearing one goal is to climb.
Nancy Archer has had an alien encounter and it's left her 50 ft. tall! Now she sees the men in her life from a new angle - looking down on them - and it's time to fight back.
This remarkable new documentary explores the story behind one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century: the 1932 photograph of workmen taking their lunch while perched on a girder high above New York City.
The quest of a fame-and-fortune-hungry, wannabe hero, in a not-so-fairy-tale.
Five Thousand Meters: Nothing Comes Easy chronicles the quest of nine runners attempting to make the team in the 5k. Some were considered favorites to make the team. Others were virtual unknowns hoping to breakout at the right time. But through the training, the injuries, the races, the disappointment, and the breakthroughs, they will give everything they have to chase the same dream.