Julián Torralba is a former movie stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt shows for minuscule audiences on the decaying set built for those old Westerns. Julián wrestles with dark memories of the death of his son, also a stuntman, and with estrangement from his daughter-in-law Laura and her son Carlos. Carlos, a young boy, becomes intrigued with his late father's life and runs away to join Julián and his band of has-beens. There Carlos is initiated into the rambunctious life of these hard-drinking faux cowboys. But when Laura, a powerful executive looking for a new site for a tourist resort, learns that Carlos has joined the hated Julián, she moves to destroy even this remnant of Julián's once-proud career. Julián and the cowboys decide to fight back the only way they know how.
A thought-provoking documentary about the ill-fated Trans World Airline Flight 800 to Paris, France, which exploded on July 17, 1996 just 12 minutes after takeoff from JFK International Airport, killing all 230 people on board. The special features six former members of the official crash investigation breaking their silence to refute the officially proposed cause of the jetliner's demise and reveal how the investigation was systematically undermined.
Offshore outsourcing — firms subcontracting important parts of their businesses to firms in other countries — are changing the nature of global business. In India, outsourcing has sparked an economic boom, and those working in the industry are making new lives that balance traditional Indian family values with Western-style social and economic mores. But in India, as in the United States, the long-term impact of outsourcing is still unclear.
Jai Maruthi 800 is an action comedy that is set in two distinct time periods. The film begins with an incident that occurs in the 16th century, which reaches its logical conclusion in the present day.
"The 800 Mile Wall" highlights the construction of new border walls along the U.S.-Mexico border as well as the effect on migrants trying to cross in the U.S. This powerful 90 minute film is an unflinching look at a failed U.S. border strategy that many believe violates fundamental human rights.
Outlaw Joam Garral makes a clandestine journey down the crocodile and piranha infested Amazon river to attend his daughter's marriage. Not only must he brave the dangers of the Amazonian jungles, but also the bounty hunter hot on his trail.
Family builds a houseboat and sets sail down the Amazon. Based on a novel by Jules Verne.
Outlaw Joam Garral (Barry Bostwick) has spent years living peacefully as a planter deep in the Amazon. But when his beautiful daughter (Daphne Zuniga) announces that her wedding will take place in Brazil, he must join her as she and her fiancé ride a raft on a dangerous downriver journey while facing deadly jungle creatures and a bounty hunter with a long memory. Based on a Jules Verne novel, the film was directed by Luis Llosa (Anaconda).
Manon, 15, meets Greg, 17, while on vacation. He lives in Claviers, a little village in France’s Haut-Var region, while she lives in Paris. Greg and Manon are in love. This is a portrait of a young man who comes alive when his girlfriend is with him, for it’s their story that counts. He must deal with the geography that separates them and come to terms with the past.
When an energy experiment goes haywire, a rash of massive hurricanes rips across North America. A high school science teacher must get his family to safety before the hurricanes merge, creating a "hypercane" with the power to wipe the US off the map.
Confused after reading the manual? You are not alone. This DVD simplifies the Nikon Creative Lighting System so you can take the photos you want. The Nikon SB Speedlight can be the most powerful accessory in your bag, but a basic understanding of the Speedlight controls is essential. This training DVD takes you, step by step, through the operation of each Speedlight. This DVD picks up where your manual leaves off, helping you to integrate flash photography into your image-making arsenal. Your host, Tim Mantoani, demonstrates these versitile flash units in a series of real-world examples. Whether you own one Speedlight or a hundred, Tim's methodical approach will help you create the best photograph possible. Tim has been a professional photographer for more than twenty years. Having shot everything from professional athletes and celebrities to fashion and products, his work has appeared in numerous national ad campaigns and on the covers of many international magazines.
80000 Shots is a German film directed by Manfred Walther. It was released in 2002 and had its premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival. In breathtaking speed, 80000 SHOTS is a documentary about the reconstruction of Berlin's Potsdamer Platz. This 53 minutes' film, shot in timelapse between 1990 - 2000 had its première at the Berlin International Film Festival 2002.
A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he's climbing a cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burst from his fists. Elsewhere in Tokyo, there is an electronics wizard who also happens to be a vigilante with a taste for electric weapons. When the pair catch each others attention, the result is a battle that will light up the city.
A thousand years ago the world completely collapsed. War, famine, and greed killed off the human race. Not much remains except for the mutants, scum, and robo-people. Humanity is a long-lost notion. Everyone must kill to survive. Even Santa.
Ikku, Mighty and Tomu live in Saitama, not exactly the coolest places to get involved in a wanna-be rap star lifestyle. But try they do with their freestyle rap band Sho-Gung. Yu Irie, who gained the Grand Prize at Yubari Fantastic Film Festival with this film, grew up in Saitama and inserts the grim realities of suburban youth skillfully in his comedic style.
With Saitama no rappa 2 (AKA 8000 Miles 2 – Girls Rapper), Yu Irie tells the story of amateur girl rappers who dream of a small big-time. The film opens with Saitama 1 B-boys, Ikku and Tom coming to town. They run into young Ayoma (Maho Yamada), inspiring her to gather her girlfriends and work up their rap routine.
A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. But the colourful and inquisitive locals ensure his dream of a fresh start does not go to plan.
Missing is a Canadian-American crime drama television series based on the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU book series by Meg Cabot. The series aired on the A network and W Network in Canada, and on Lifetime in the United States from August 2003 to February 2006.