1979

The Secret Policeman’s Ball

The Secret Policeman’s Ball

Amnesty decided not to present a benefit show in 1978 in order to consider how to make better use of the performing talent so favourably disposed ...
Boardwalk

Boardwalk

1979  

Boardwalk

In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is ...
The Mother

The Mother

1979  

The Mother

The Mother is one of Monteiro’s first essays on the universe of Portuguese oral culture, folktales and obscure colloquialisms. The plot revolves ...
Love and Bullets

Love and Bullets

Charles Bronson is out for revenge in this action drama. Jackie Pruit (Jill Ireland) is the girlfriend of notorious gangster Joe Bomposa (Rod ...
The New Godfathers

The New Godfathers

A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime families is set on getting it to the US. They decide to run the drug ...
Barnförbjudet

Barnförbjudet

A girl dreams of a festival, where family and the staff from her day-care center are involved.
Gypsy

Gypsy

1979  

Gypsy

A story about old Gypsy man Budulay, his troubled life and the difficult love to Russian woman.
The Sorrows of Gin

The Sorrows of Gin

Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver (Aliens) and Emmy-winner Edward Herrmann (The Purple Rose of Cario) portray an affluent suburban couple whose ...
The Last of the Knucklemen

The Last of the Knucklemen

In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away, this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a ...
The Ultimate Impostor

The Ultimate Impostor

A secret agent is trained by having his brain linked up to a computer. He is then sent on a mission to rescue a Russian sub commander. The ...
Canned Laughter

Canned Laughter

Robert Box asks his colleague Lorraine out for a date. They go to a restaurant where Dave Perry tries to break it as a stand-up comedian.
Orphan Train

Orphan Train

1979  

Orphan Train

Telling of the story of the Orphan Trains. The first form of foster care in the United States.
A Vacation in Hell

A Vacation in Hell

Five tourists, four women and one man, escape from the group in a holiday camp at a tropical place and get lost. They have to find the way back, ...
Sleeping Fist

Sleeping Fist

A plainclothes policeman, Chin Tai Ba (Leung Kar Yan), is seriously wounded in a fight with some ruffians but is helped to safety by a young ...
Angel Death

Angel Death

1979  

Angel Death

A documentary depicting the dangers of PCP use. Shows how both animals’ and humans’ behavior is affected by the drug and describes ...
The Human Factor

The Human Factor

A low-ranking Secret Service agent is conned into supplying information to Eastern Bloc countries. Although he is not a suspect due to his ...
Durugin Si Totoy Bato

Durugin Si Totoy Bato

The movie was based from a popular komiks serial by Carlo J. Caparas. It was serialized in Modern Romances and True Confessions magazine.
Rape Shot: Momoe’s Lips

Rape Shot: Momoe’s Lips

Toru, a down and out tabloid reporter is looking for his next “big” story. In order to get paid decent money in the supermarket rag business, you ...
Squadra antigangsters

Squadra antigangsters

Now an agent of Interpol undercover, the former Inspector Giraldi (Tomas Milian, or Tomas Quintin Rodriguez, born in Havana in 1937), goes to New ...
Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

1979  

Don Giovanni

Screen adapatation of Mozart’s greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of ...
Ol’ Dirty Kung Fu

Ol’ Dirty Kung Fu

This old school martial arts comedy involves the search for the elusive “Bamboo Stick,” an aged kung fu master played by Simon Yuen, who kills a ...
World of the Drunken Master

World of the Drunken Master

Chan Hui Lau stars in this vintage martial arts film as Chang, the owner of a winery and master of Drunken Boxing, a deadly kung fu technique ...
…And God Created Them

…And God Created Them

Film consisting of five stories: “Dios los cría…”, dealing with brothers’ rivalry for an inheritance; “Negocio ...
The Runner Stumbles

The Runner Stumbles

Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen ...
The Elephant God

The Elephant God

Set in the holy city of Benares, this is the second film about the detective Feluda, in which he goes for a holiday along with his cousin, Topshe ...