Teenager Amir is constantly dodging trouble while dealing drugs in the underbelly of Mumbai. Following a drug bust, he evades the cops and ends up on the doorstep of his estranged sister Tara. Complications from concealing Amir land Tara in jail, but she still sees her brother as her only hope of living in the outside world again. While their lives have been darkened by despair, hope may shine from beyond the clouds.
Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards the true image of that absolute and mysterious reality that nobody will ever see".
In a post-war alternative timeline, Japan is divided into the North, controlled by the Union, and the South, controlled by the United States. A mysterious high tower rises within the borders of the Union. Three high school students promise to cross the border with a self-built airplane and unravel the secret of the tower.
Documentary series made in China in the early 90s. Agland was an anthropologist and he’d already made a wonderful series in the 80s about the Baka tribe in Cameroon. For Beyond the Clouds, he spent several years in a small town in Yunnan province telling the stories of various characters he met. He focuses on normal people but in doing so tells us about China’s past as well as its present and the monumental change that was coming.
Jung Se Ro (Yoon Kye Sang) lost his father and his life was destroyed by a murder case in Thailand which also involved stolen diamonds. After that incident, Se Ro lives his life as a swindler. Park Kang Jae (Jo Jin Woong) is his partner in crime and they are close like brothers. Se Ro then falls in love with Han Young Won (Han Ji Hye) whose her fiance died because of Jung Se Ro.
A documentary about life in the town of Lijiang in 1994. At the time, Lijiang was a remote town in China's south-west. As times have changes, the town has become a major tourist destination, making this documentary a fascinating time-capsule of what life was like in small town China.