Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie. Sketch comedy
When two young lovers crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales, they are plunged into a lost world. Dragged from the river by a mysterious figure, they are taken to a ramshackle farm, a place untouched by time. As events unfold we learn the explosive truth about the young couple’s past. More unsettling still, we discover the ghostly truth about Stanley, and the tragedy of the valley he once called home.
Entrepreneur is a universal nature documentary about Finnish entrepreneurs. This warm and carnevalistic film portrays humans in the middle of ordinary everyday survival. The main protagonists come from two totally different kinds of landscapes, from two diffent time zones. There is a scenery of contemporary modern society and just a few hundred kilometres away we find a rural and nostalgic universe with forgotten people and land.Our first protagonists are Fellini-like family, going from village to another, trying to sell meat from a small meat truck and also run a tiny funfair business. The father, the mother and their four children are working together and trusting only in themselves, not in the help of society. While countryside family is counting coins, the other pair of entrepreneurs, the two well-educated women from the capital area, have invented a vegetable protein product called Pulled Oat, and have become millionaires. But have they also made a world a little bit better?
David Locke is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes the dead man's identity. However, he soon finds out that the man was an arms dealer, leading Locke into dangerous situations. Aided by a beautiful woman, Locke attempts to avoid both the police and criminals out to get him.
A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.
Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to marry him. Francisco is a dedicated husband, but little by little his passion starts to exhibit disturbing traits. Nevertheless, Gloria meets with scepticism as she expresses her worries to their acquaintances.
A UFO has crashed close to a summer holiday park and a couple of kids are set to help them with the aid of a man with magic powers. But they have to hurry before an anti UFO force finds the green men from outer space.
On a frozen dark night in remote Siberia, a group of strangers travel home together in a van. When the driver refuses to stop for an elder, a darkening shadow looms over what could possibly be the most tragic night of their lives.
Maureen has her hands full at home and can't take care of her father William, who may be suffering from Alzheimer's. Her brothers - Alun, an alcoholic trumpet player, and John, an insensitive businessman - don't really want to help. William, a lifelong socialist, feels angry and resentful towards the British government which has abandoned him in his old age. Having been persuaded by his children to buy a council house in the booming 80s, he discovers that this selfsame government, which made such a virtue of home ownership some ten years earlier, now expects him to sell the property in order to pay for his care. Isolated in old age, Williams secretly decides to put into action a plan to get back at the system.
De Ironie verbergt Scherts achter de Ernst en de Satire verbergt Ernst achter de Scherts en hier vindt u al deze genres bijeen: Schertz, Zatire en Yronie (volgens het Bruine Spellingboekje) over Taal en Letteren, Lezers en Schrijvers, Doeners en Zeikerds. Diepzinnig en Oppervlakkig. Liederlijk en Literair.
Short documentary about Yrrah, the ruthless illustrator who was always giggling. First of four in a series for the VPRO.
The career of Spirka Shpandyr, a master pickpocket!
De Ironie verbergt Scherts achter de Ernst en de Satire verbergt Ernst achter de Scherts en hier vindt u al deze genres bij elkaar: Schertz, Zatire en Yronie (volgens het Bruine Spellingboekje) over Talen en Letteren, Lezers en Schrijvers, Doeners en Zeikerds. Diepzinnig en Oppervlakkig, Liederlijk en Literair. Dit heeft u nooit of ooit gezien, want deze talige humor werd niet eerder uitgebracht op video of dvd. We beginnen in 1973 en eindigen in 1998 en de halve poppenkast is weer present: de Boze Duitse Leraar, de Vieze Man, de Positivo's, Cor van der Laak, de Zusjes Veenendaal, Doctor E.I. Kipping, de oude heer Bussink, moeder en Carla en Frank van Putten en Dirk, die bewijst dat hij niet van de straat is door het alfabet te boeren.Twee urr kijkplezier, luisterpret en leesgenot!