Zeichen der Gewalt

Zeichen der Gewalt 1975

Gangsters blackamil an attorney to aide the outbreak of a prisoner. This is entry no.8 into the Derrick TV series.

A Noite dos Assassinos

A Noite dos Assassinos 1976

In a little forgotten town three bandits robbers a bank and manages to run away with a lot of dough. The police is triggered killing two of them after a pursuit and Ruth now is the only to scape.

Escape

Escape 1991

Ahmed Zaki plays a peasant, Mountasir, who gets involved in a criminal racket run by his friend Midhat. Mountasir is betrayed by Midhat and goes to jail. Upon discovering that his wife was forced into prostitution by Midhat, he swears to extract revenge when he leaves jail.

Daddy's Boys

Daddy's Boys 1988

A dark comedy set in 1930s America. Jimmy and Christie become celebrity bank robbers whose stardom ends in a bloody shootout when Daddy's Boys catch up with them.

Jeffrey

Jeffrey

Jeffrey is a short film that is based on Jeffrey Dahmer, a serial killer who murdered more than twenty young boys in the late 80's and early 90's. But this film explores a different side of the murderer. We get a glimpse into Jeffrey's lonely, mundane life, and the desperation he felt that lead him to committing his atrocious acts.

Caprice

Caprice

A young couple in New York locks themselves into a kind of childlike romantic fantasy, with the city as their playground. When reality begins slipping inside their world, the relationship begins to sour, until it collapses under its own weight. For the remainder of the film, the young man attempts to recreate this type of codependent fantasy existence with whomever he can, with increasingly perverse & disturbing results. In a search for love & happiness, he finds only sickness & destruction.

Dangerous Stories

Dangerous Stories 1988

Three stories with horror and science fiction elements. 1st episode: "The Curse of Tutankhamen" (Tsutankâmen no noroï) by Kazuyuki Izutsu. With Naoto Takenaka. Two clans of Yakuza clash in a bar. 2nd episode: "They came back, tonight too" (Yatsura wa konya mo yattekita) by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. With Renji Ishibashi. A polar writer is pursued by two mysterious mountebanks. 3rd episode: "I want to come back to this day" (Ano hi ni kaeritai) by Banmei Takahashi. With Toshiyuki Nagashima. A couple who robbed a bank decides to separate to escape the police.

Lady Killer

Lady Killer 1977

A popular singer named Ah Hui is approached by gangsters who want him to perform at their nightclub. When Ah Hui rejects, they set him up by making him believe he murdered an innocent man; Of course, Ah Hui falls for it. With nowhere to turn and the fear of being sent to jail, Ah Hui accepts help from the gangsters. In return he has to sign an exclusive singing contract with them. Little does Ah Hui know, they have other sleazy plans in store for him.

The Kidnapping

The Kidnapping 1976

Inspired by the famous Patty Hearst case, this thriller centers around a young woman who's kidnapped and brainwashed by a crime ring and ends up succumbing to Stockholm Syndrome.