This month of July is not only special because we start many vacations and others have summer hours, but also because of the incredible selection of titles on DVD and Blu-ray with which it delights us. A Contracorriente Films. Then we leave you with their releases of the month.
Tales of the Four Seasons Pack (Blu-Ray)
Director: Éric Rohmer.
Genre: French Cinema, Comedy, Drama.
Synopsis: Eric Rohmer’s charming, witty and exquisite romantic comedy quartet is among the celebrated director’s most popular and acclaimed works. In them he staged with astonishing fluidity the fantasies and hopes of his characters according to the seasons and landscapes. Rohmer’s playful spirit unfolds over these four works a stimulating cinema, faithful to the spirit of the Nouvelle Vague, a prose and poetry cinema that captures the beauty of the body and the world.
– Spring Tale
– A Winter’s Tale (1992)
– A Summer Story (1996)
– Autumn’s Tale
Buffalo Soldiers (2001) (DVD y Blu-Ray)
Título original: Buffalo Soldiers
Director: Gregor Jordan.
Actores: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Dean Stockwell, Elizabeth McGovern, Gabriel Mann.
Genre: Film Noir, Comedy, Novel (Robert O’Connor).
Synopsis: In 1989, when the Berlin Wall is about to fall, it seems that the world will finally become a safe place. However, at the American military base in Stuttgart (West Germany), Ray Elwood, secretary of the 317 Quartermaster Battalion, things are beginning to get complicated. Ray, a charming rogue sentenced by a judge to do mandatory military service, manages to make a comfortable living off the black market. When a sergeant who intends to clean up arrives at the base, Ray thinks he will have no problems. But, when 5 million dollars in stolen weapons fall into his hands and certain events occur that he did not have, his situation will be very delicate.
The joy of little things (DVD)
Título original: Moments of negligible happiness
Director: Daniele Luchetti.
Actores: Pierfrancesco Diliberto, Thony, Renato Carpentieri, Angelica Alleruzzo, Vincenzo Ferrera, Franz Cantalupo.
Genre: Italian Cinema, Comedy, Fantasy.
Synopsis: Like every morning Paolo gets on his motorcycle to go to work. When crossing a junction with a red light, a truck runs over him and Paolo dies. But due to a miscalculation in paradise, Paolo gets an hour and a half more to live after death. 90 minutes to achieve what really counts in life: being with the people you love the most… Based on “Moments of inadvertent happiness” by Francesco Piccolo.
Specials (DVD y Blu-Ray)
Original title: Out of standards
Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano.
Actors: Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Aloïse Sauvage, Hélène Vincent, Bryan Mialoundama, Alban Ivanov, Benjamin Lesieur, Marco Locatelli, Catherine Mouchet.
Genre: French Cinema, Drama.
Synopsis: Bruno and Malik are two friends who for twenty years have lived in a different world: that of autistic children and adolescents. Run by two non-profit organizations, they train young people to be caregivers of extreme cases. In this way they create an exceptional association, outside of traditional settings, for extraordinary people.