An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.
"From the Notebook of..." was shot in Florence and takes as its point of departure Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks and Paul Valéry's essay on da Vinci's process. These two elements suggest an implicit comparison between the treatment of space in Renaissance art and the moving image. The film marks a critical development in the artist's work in that he repeatedly employs a series of rapid pans and upward tilts along the city's buildings or facades, often integrating glimpses of his own face. As Beavers notes in his writing on the film, the camera movements are tied to the filmmakers' presence and suggests his investigative gaze.
A woman walks into a video store and makes a sad, strange request.
A record of a journey through Italy, filmed in 1967.
An anthology of seven short, experimental films.The films reflect the filmmaker's obsession with daydreaming in the work he's created over 40 years.
The Editor’s Notebook is a salute from one titan of Chicago media to another. A sponsored film produced by Wilding Picture Productions on behalf of the Chicago Daily News, The Editor’s Notebook mixes documentary footage, staged recreations, and interviews with the newspaper’s staff to illuminate and explain the work of the Daily News and the importance of a free press in American democracy. As both Wilding and the Daily News are long defunct, The Editor’s Notebook also provides an entertaining and accessible look at media companies whose legacies have no present-day corporate guardian or benefactor.
In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during war time with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil to survive in the absurd world of adults.
In the summer of 1917, Vladimir Lenin leaves Petrograd and shelters in Razliv with fellow revolutionary Grigory Zinoviev. In the weeks that follow, Lenin writes his famous "Blue Notebook" advocating proletarian revolution.
A high-school girl recalls the events of the last summer of her life. Mainly, her relationship with an autistic fellow class member. A parody of the major tropes usually found in high-school level student films; including the cinematography and editing style, plot structure and production value.
F1 expert Ted Kravitz reviews the action from the pit lane.
Ginza is a night town filled with ambition and burning desire… How does a plain bank clerk embezzle an enormous amount of money and jump into the underground world? What is her ultimate goal? Her greatest weapon is a black leather-bound notebook.