The wife lost her sense of time in the loops of life, becoming the gears of social machinery. The husband is a writer who has the spirit of rebellion. But under the pressure of the family and the change of the times, his spirit began to get confuse. Reality and dreams began to overlap in his world. He dreamed of his past and future, saw the absurdity of the world and went into nihilism. Then he committed suicide.
Due to the hostile terrain of the Iberian Peninsula Siege Warfare took on an importance here more than anywhere during the Napoleonic Wars. For the French in particular fortresses and fortified towns were the only places they could guarantee the safety of their logistics from the Spanish and Portuguese guerillas. If Wellington was going to liberate Portugal and Spain he would have to overcome these fortified locations. This film looks at the British and French experience during this period and uses the the great sieges of Ciudad Rodtigo and Badajoz to illustrate how both defence and attacks were carried out . The BHTV team use footage from Spain, re enactments, maps and models to bring this much neglected aspect of the Peninsula war to life.
War of 1812 Prelude to War. The War. Effects of the War The far reaching effect of the Battle of New Orleans, which occurs after the peace treaty of 1814 is signed but before news of the end of the war reaches the U.S. The lessons of the war that are soon forgotten. The legacy of the war which has serious consequences for the U.S. far into the future.
Part 1 of 18 of a documentary produced for the Danish Film Institute that covers the entirety of Danish film history from 1896 to 1987.
When 19th-century Chinese immigrants find themselves fighting against a powerful lord and a vengeful gang with secretive aims, they summon the ancient power of Wushu to wage an epic battle of good vs. evil. Under the leadership of Tin Sok, the four "dragons" -- Dragon (Robin Ho), Tiger (David Bao), Ace (Kuan Fei Jun) and Blaze (Michael Chinn) -- set out to restore the balance of justice. C.L. Hor directs Malaysia's first martial arts offering.
Set List: 1 William It Was Really Nothing 2 Nowhere Fast 3 I Want The One That I Can't Have 4 What She Said 5 How Soon Is Now? 6 Handsome Devil 7 That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore 8 Shakespeare's Sister 9 Rusholme Ruffians 10 The Headmaster Ritual 11 Hand In Glove 12 Still Ill 13 Meat Is Murder 14 Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now 15 Miserable Lie 16 Barbarism Begins At Home 17 This Charming Man 18 You've Got Everything Now
To celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, this program is devoted to telling some of the most fascinating war stories of people and places as they happen around the Chesapeake by using the new 1812 Byways as a guide.
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical tale of the great metropolis that encompasses not only the city's streets, but also that of the history of America. Though around fourteen hours in length, this epic documentary presents a thoughtful, entertaining look at our relatively young country. The first installment of the series begins with the founding of New Amsterdam, a Dutch trading post. The city starts to take shape as New Amsterdam becomes British New York. By the Revolutionary War, the city becomes the site for several key battles.
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Working girl Margie Evans has decided there are two kinds of opportunities for a slum kid during the Depression: Those you make and those you take. Determined to help her family out of its financial bind, she is ready to do both after she shows up at the penthouse pool bash of a wealthy playboy.
When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.
Disney's The American Presidents is a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with the former producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report about the people who led this country through change--from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President. The third in a 4-part series, this DVD includes short-form biographies of the 26th-32nd United States Presidents--beginning with Theodore Roosevelt and the anti-trust movement to WWII President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
April 18 is a 1984 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Balachandramenon and produced by Augustine Prakash. The film stars Balachandramenon, Shobhana, Adoor Bhasi and Bharath Gopi in lead roles.
State officials meeting on a landing.
A chef from East Germany talks about his life.
Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's what McIntock says he'll do with the money...
A group of journalists are traveling through the different places and different times trying to solve historical mystery.
In 1894 the Japanese Imperial Navy provokes the Chinese navy to test defenses. Some Chinese want to make concessions while others want to fight. When Japan invades, some naval officers put up a heroic resistance.
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.