In 1900, Stepha, the vivacious 30 year old daughter of a wealthy couple, agrees to marry her cousin Paul, who has accumulated large debts as an Austrian army officer. Paul refuses to work or to consummate the marriage, and then his health steadily declines.
Petrolia takes its name from a redundant oil drilling platform sat in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland. The film looks at the architecture of the oil industry along the Scottish coastline where oil and gas supplies are predicted to run dry in the next forty years. Shooting on 16mm film, using time lapse and long exposure techniques, the film presents a record of industrial phenomena, – the toxic beauty of the refinery at Grangemouth, huge drilling platforms gliding across the water as they come in for maintenance and repair at Nigg and the last dance of the shipbuilding cranes in Glasgow harbour.—http://emilyrichardson.org.uk/
A man is strangled to death and then dumped in a car.
1958, 3 min, b&w, sound, 35mm, Argentina
Le PDG d'une importante société pétrolière voit ses manoeuvres illicites déjouées par un jeune concurrent dont la femme n'est autre que la fille de son fournisseur arabe.
Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Detective Kostenko is trying to find a group of criminals responsible for killing a policeman.
Zeki and Metin are two close friends who want to get married with the girls they love but they are both broke. One day they find petrol from their garden and everything changes. They become rich by selling the petrol that they found in their garden. The value of the house triples all of a sudden.
A wild man in wilderness is nothing extraordinary, it is something easily imagined. But how to live in wilderness as an urban, civilised person? How to strike a balance between harmony with nature and participation in the society – without fear, cynicism, regret, frustration? How to retain your dignity in difference? How to live with less without any sacrifice? This is a story of a man who has taken fate into his own hands, radically reducing his dependence on dispensable essential material possessions of the modern society without cutting off his participation in it. This is a story of Nara, Nara Petrovič – Human.
The second cartoon by Jiri Trnka that was a sensation at the festival in Cannes in 1946 when it defeated the world animation elite of the time. It is a musical fairy-tale based on a famous folk story about animals that deterred thieves.
A beautiful Russian ballerina falls in love with an American news correspondent. The KGB is most displeased and does everything it can to break them up.
In the late 1980s, stage actor Alexander Petrov is banned from theatre without any apparent reason. When he reappears, after the demise of the Communist regime, he discovers that he had been denounced by the one man he admired most, his master and friend. He discovers this fact at the very moment that he is called upon to deliver a funeral eulogy for the man. Devastated, Petrov declares that he is retiring from public life. That’s when Markov offers his help. An old acquaintance, Markov was a former director of the secret service, who has become a successful businessman. Now, in the mid-1990s, the country is wracked by unretstrained capitalism, along with violence and gang wars. Markov, an admirer of Petrov’s stage talents, offers to make him the leader of a new political party aiming at rescuing the country. Can this work? Is Markov the right man to be allied with? Petrov must make a fateful decision.
A surreal road movie about a partially deaf teenager hitting the road in a beat up Lada to find the father who abandoned him at birth. The stunning feature film debut of acclaimed commercials writer/director Rob Sanders.
Who am I, what is my real nature? If my real nature puts no one in jeopardy, what is stopping me from living a life that is full, perhaps the only one I’ll get?
Italian drama starring Beppe Fiorello, Sebastiano Lo Monaco and Anna Ammirati
Accompanied by percussionists Uwe Arlt and Gyula Racz, alto Irene Mittman-Wetzler and a stirring animated visual presentation, classical pianists Hans-Peter and Volker Stenzl dazzle audiences with this pair of spectacular concerts. Filmed at the Hochschule in Stuttgart and Historischer-Saal in Regensburg, the performances of Stravinsky's "Petrouchka" and Brahms's love songs feature the Neuer Kammerchor Regensburg with conductor Kunibert Schafer.
Galina lives in the village and works as a foreman at a local factory packing case. For her sharp temper and habit of wearing men's things, she is called Petrovich. And not in vain - she is a pain to work with.
A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Petrocelli is an American legal drama which ran for two seasons on NBC from September 11, 1974 to March 31, 1976.
Follow five reckless drivers who all work for a mysterious Employer.
Petrolheads is a BBC panel game presented by Neil Morrissey, with team captains Richard Hammond and Chris Barrie. The show pitted motoring wits against each other and included car stunts shot on location. There were two guests each episode. The show was produced by Brian Klein, directed by John L Spencer and executive producers were Marie-Claire Walton and Steve Ayres. The theme music was by British composer Leigh Haggerwood. It was created and scripted by prolific author Norman Giller, with input from Top Gear writer Richard Porter and comedy scriptwriter Ged Parsons. In October 26, 2012, Richard Osman, writing for The Guardian named Petrolheads among four of UK TV's worst ever gameshows.
Who is preserving the ancient writings of our ancestors? How are they using technology to keep the record of ancient designs and writings?
The Petrov Affair is a 1987 mini series based on the defection of Vladimir Petrov.
Billy and Cody LeFever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the line, including their marriage.