A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness.
A comedy about a heavy subject.
Stept Productions worked with The North Face and K2 Skis, to bring you a ski film that captures the new movement in skiing. Skiers explore the streets of Boston and Chicago in search of the biggest rails in the world, while running into some inspiring characters along the way. When the cities dry out, the weight is lifted, and the crew finds themselves skiing neck deep powder, and pushing the limits of jumping.
DUB and CHARLOTTE were orphaned as young children after watching their parents get killed.
Jung is a mortician at the morgue, who has to rely heavily on medicine for his severe tuberculosis and arthritis. Despite his illness, cleaning and dressing the dead is a noble and even beautiful work. His life over there is both a reality and a fantasy while the corpses are his models and friends for his paintings, his sole living pleasure. Why this morbid hobby? Jung was adopted by a horrible woman who used him as a slave for her dress shop. The natural son of the woman is younger than Jung and has a strange desire. He wants to transform his male body into a female one. Despite the love and hate relationship Jung has with his brother and burdened with the weight of life and the difficulties he has to deal with at his job, Jung endures the pain and prepares a last gift for his brother...
Adrian is a classic outsider. His playful, dreamy imagination distracts him from everyday life, for the reality he lives in could not be more different. Neither his chronically depressed uncle nor his overworked grandmother understand the ten-year-old’s games. His mother abandoned him when he was very young and he is bullied at school. Just as news arrives that three children are missing, a new family moves in next door. Adrian develops a close relationship to their tomboyish, ten-year-old daughter Nicole and believes he is getting close to solving the mys- tery of the missing children. New Zealand forms the backdrop for this universal story for adults and those who have never wanted to grow up. It is a story about friendship and loneliness, emotions which Adrian already feels so poignantly as a child. The Danish first-time director’s expressive visual language dramatically merges water and air, reality and a hint of fantasy.
In the wake of an apocalyptic viral outbreak, Charlie Russell treks through the wilderness to reunite with his girlfriend, Samantha. As Charlie’s journey brings him closer to his destination of Wausau, WI, he must face physical exhaustion, malicious survivors, and perhaps most menacing, his own emotional burdens. With his newfound traveling companions, Charlie must attempt to break his obsessions with the past. He must learn to let it go.
A boxer finds his world turned upside down by the arrival of a new fighter at his club.
The wife of a middle-aged stone miner bears child while he is in a relationship with an enchanted black figure. A fettered commitment to an unborn child he already loves and a wife he despises torments the man. The enchanted lover offers him uncertain seduction. And he must choose, just as every dark creature must only pick between painful fates.
The past of a legendary bounty hunter catches up with him and haunts the memories of his young son.
The Weight of Chains is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous European state - Yugoslavia. The film, bursting with rare stock footage never before seen by Western audiences, is a creative first-hand look at why the West intervened in the Yugoslav conflict, with an impressive roster of interviews with academics, diplomats, media personalities and ordinary citizens of the former Yugoslav republics. This film also presents positive stories from the Yugoslav wars - people helping each other regardless of their ethnic background, stories of bravery and self-sacrifice.
A divorcee's love for her missing ex-husband pulls her into a small town crime ring when the sheriff refuses to search for him.
Emma attempts to hide the details of a painful past when it comes to light that her boyfriend misremembers how they first met. When the truth is revealed, the two must figure out how to move forward.
A gunfight between a fomer Confederate soldier and a former Union soldier.
A passenger begins to develop a better understanding of his driver.
As a boy floats through the air, his mother struggles to keep him near. While the pair seek liberation from the dark clouds hovering above their heads, their power struggle stems from a lack of comprehension as to what defines them: is the boy her little angel as well as the cause of her grief? Alain Fournier creates an intricate, polished suspense that points to the necessity of being at peace.
The story revolves around a self-respecting, wise old Indian man, who decides to divide his wealth and property among his sons and then let them take care of them. But all doesn't go according to his plans as his sons don't want to take his responsibility and things start going downhill for the family from there. It's a journey of old-age, family values, love and respect for your family and responsibility.
Today, one third of Brazilian children are overweight. This is the first generation to introduce diseases previously restricted to adults, such as depression, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. This documentary examines the case of childhood obesity in the country especially, but also in other countries in the world, interviewing parents, school representatives, and government officials responsible for food advertising.
Extreme Weight Loss is a television program from ABC in which individuals volunteer to receive training and lifestyle changes from trainer Chris Powell. The show is slightly based on the original concept of Extreme Makeover, where individuals receive life-changing makeovers. The exception is that this show focuses primarily on participants losing massive amounts of weight over one year and receiving plastic surgery to remove the excess skin from their transformations.
Dr Xand van Tulleken, Hala El-Shafie and Stacie Stewart attempt to uncover the secrets behind the most popular and over-used diets on the market today.
A spunky female weightlifter and free-spirited male swimmer meet on campus, only to find out their pasts may be intertwined.
X-Weighted is a lifestyle documentary series that follows individuals through their attempts to lose weight. It follows a person for six months documenting their exercise, successes, and failures at weight loss. It is commissioned by Slice, produced by Anaid Productions, and distributed by Picture Box Distribution. X-Weighted has five seasons, three featuring individuals and two featuring families. There are 65 x 1 hour episodes produced. As of 2011, Paul Plakas and David Macklin have changed their 'open relationship' status to 'eloping' in an undisclosed location,