|Circle of Deceit 1981 R, 108 min.|
aka: False Witness
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski, Gila von Weitershausen, Peter Martin Urtel, John Munro, Fouad Naim, Josette Khalil, Khaled El Sayed, Sarah Salem, Rafic Najem, Ghassan Mattar, Magnia Fakhoury, Hans Hackerman
The Lebanon War, as seen through the eyes of German journalist Georg Laschen (Bruno Ganz), is the subject of this film. Laschen stays long after other journalists pull out because of danger as he tries to understand the violence between Christians and Palestinians and report it to the world.
|Cry of the Black Wolves 1972 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Adventure
Director: Harald Reinl
Cast: Ron Ely, Raimund Harmstorf, Gila von Weitershausen, Catharina Conti, Arthur Brauss, Angelica Ott, Carl Lange, Dan van Husen, Heinrich Schweiger, Toni Berger
Ex-Tarzan Ron Ely stars in this German filming of Jack London's "Son of the Wolf." Life is harsh in some areas of Alaska, and Bill Robinson (Ely) comes to the aid of a bounty hunter who was trapped by an avalanche. But Bill is the prey of the bounty hunter. Lots of action scenes in this film that is bad in all respects.
|Murmur of the Heart 1971 N/R, 118 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Louis Malle
Cast: Lea Massari, Benoit Ferreux, Daniel Gelin, Michael Lonsdale, Ave Ninchi, Gila von Weitershausen, Fabien Ferreux, Marc Winocourt, Micheline Bona, Henri Poirier
The incestuous affair involving a precocious 15 year old (Benoit Ferreux) and his mother (Lea Massari) is treated sensibly and with humor in this good coming-of-age film.
|Trenchcoat 1983 PG, 91 min.|
Director: Michael Tuchner
Cast: Margot Kidder, Robert Hays, David Suchet, Gila von Weitershausen, Daniel Faraldo, Ronald Lacey, John Justin, Leopoldo Trieste
A corrupt stenographer and amateur mystery writer, Mickey Raymond (Margot Kidder), vacations on Malta where she becomes involved in the world of cocaine smuggling, murder, and international intrigue. Disney.
|X312 - Flight to Hell 1971 N/R, 86 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Adventure / Drama
Director: Jesus Franco
Cast: Thomas Hunter, Gila von Weitershausen, Hans Hass Jr., Fernando Sancho, Esperanza Roy, Ewa Stromberg, Siegfried Schurenberg, Howard Vernon, Paul Muller, Jesus Franco, Antonio de Cabo, Beni Cardoso
A plane on its way to Rio de Janeiro crashes in the jungle after a hijack attempt. Now it's a matter of survival for the group that survives the crash.
|1. Circle of Deceit (1981)|
aka: False Witness
2. Cry of the Black Wolves (1972)
3. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
4. Trenchcoat (1983)
5. X312 - Flight to Hell (1971)
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