The filmmaker investigates the Ponzi Scheme that drained his life savings.
Asami Miyake is a capable but mysterious secretary at Yanase General Law Office. Using an intimate relationship with an assistant lawyer, she steals his password to find the personal information of Yanase, the president. Masae Goto, the owner of an aesthetic salon, has a financial relationship with Yanase. She’s asked him to compensate her for a stock market loss, but suddenly receives a phone call from him that he can’t make the financial help.
Ponzi, from his arrival in Boston in 1903, to hi death in Rio in 1949. He made himself famous in inventing the first fraud of modern times on a large scale, and inspired Bernard Madoff.
After winning big at the races, Torajiro Kuruma wants to take his aunt and uncle on a trip to Hawaii to partly pay the great filial debt he feels he owes them, but the plan hits a snag. Also, a pretty kindergarten teacher rents a room at Toraya.
Part of BFI collection "On Yer Bike."
After a group of teenagers discover one of their friends lying dead on a river bank on one of the hottest days of summer, a story of jealousy, insecurity and peer pressure gradually unfolds. Group leader Caesar is able to magnify - out of all proportion - the small grievances that each of Jessie's friends bear towards her and transforms them into a general and pervasive hatred that leads ultimately to her horrible, senseless killing.
In this intricate tale of deception, extortion, and murder, a successful architect learns that although beautiful strangers may be dangerous, it is friends who are deadly. Devastated by his wife's death, Paul begins to emerge from depression when he meets a new woman, Laura. But his newfound happiness is destroyed when his best friend, Evelyn, learns that Laura is a con-artist. Regretting her treachery and trying to redeem herself, Laura discovers Evelyn's violent obsession with Paul. Fighting blackmail and threats by Evelyn and a ruthless former lover, Laura courageously reveals the explosive news that Paul's wife was really murdered. -
Irv Saint is an undercover agent who infiltrates a fashion magazine company to spy on its owners, who are believed to be involved in Organized Crime. But as Irv gets closer to them, the risks become higher.
The stooges are three incompetent plumbers who foul up the plumbing in a fancy mansion where a society party is going on. They manage to catch a couple of thieves masquerading as guests before the whole party degenerates into a pie fight.
After eating a pound of pasta, Garfield sometimes falls asleep and has some pretty wild dreams -- like the one where he's so huge he can climb tall buildings, or where Odie gets his own cartoon, leaving Garfield to just keep sleeping! And this kitty's not so cool he can't get a little scared, like when he, Jon and Odie discover that a closed-down haunted house is really open, or that leftovers occasionally ran rampant in the fridge. Garfield has a big imagination, too, as you'll see when he imagines himself as a fish or a werewolf, or even Jon for a day! There's much more to the fat cat's story, so grab some pasta, flop on the couch and tune in for some cat-toon fun with Garfield!
The 1988 European tour of Survival Research Laboratories, with shows in Amsterdam and Copenhagen. SRL ferrets out and gleefully satirizes assorted icons of cultural pride in two of Europes more allegedly libertarian democracies.
The Scheme is a BBC Scotland BAFTA-award winning documentary series which follows the lives of six families in the Onthank and Knockinlaw housing schemes. The series has been the subject of media criticism, with the series being labelled as "poverty porn" and described as giving a "misleading impression" of life on the estate. The programme makers have denied allegations that their series exploits the residents of the estate.
A mother of four daughters and the president of a kimchi factory decides to embark on a grand marriage scheme for her children... by having them cohabitate with four eligible bachelors.
A dramatized account of Empress Dou and how her efforts and achievements in the royal court positively influenced the reign of her husband Emperor Wen, which paved the way for the creation of the Rule of Wen and Jing. Set in Chang'an, China during the beginnings of the Han Dynasty.