1979

House of Fire
7.1

House of Fire

Through puppets and animation, a traveler tells his story of walking through Settsu, coming to the town of Ikuta. He asks if someone can show him ...
Sunstone
6.1

Sunstone

Experimental computer animation from pioneering artist Ed Emshwiller.
Lost and Found: The Story of Cook’s Anchor
7.2

Lost and Found: The Story of Cook’s Anchor

Director David Lean became involved in the search for an anchor lost by Captain Cook in 1773. This documentary follows the search for this ...
The Crippled Masters
5.8

The Crippled Masters

Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. ...
Seven Steps of Kung Fu
6.1

Seven Steps of Kung Fu

A general and his band of thugs plot to take over a village. Tiger, a local kung fu protege, brings this information to his uncle, a master of ...
Deutschland privat
6.2

Deutschland privat

“Deutschland privat” is a special project by Robert van Ackeren, who in 1979 asked people to send him their 8mm home movies by ...
Giallo in Venice
5.4

Giallo in Venice

A couple is found dead in mysterious circumstances – there are some puzzling details concerning their murder. The detective inspector in charge ...
L’Enfant Secret
7.1

L’Enfant Secret

Jean-Baptiste, a filmmaker, and Elie, an actress, fall in love. To fight their unhappiness, they cling to their children: Jean-Baptiste to his ...
Gloria!
5.1

Gloria!

In GLORIA! Frampton juxtaposes nineteenth-century concerns with contemporary forms through the interfacing of a work of early cinema with a ...
Roller Boogie
4.4

Roller Boogie

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite ...
Bassie & Adriaan en de Diamant
7.7

Bassie & Adriaan en de Diamant

Bassie and Adriaan are accused of stealing the diamond named after them. Our two friends set out on a quest to clear their names and reveal the ...
Le Petomane
6.6

Le Petomane

The incredibly true story of the legendary French entertainer Joseph Pujol, who performed impersonations with his self-described ‘elastic ...
Crazy Couple
3.5

Crazy Couple

Joe is on his way to White Cloud Hill to learn kung-fu from Mun the Invincible. Joe found that Chiao is good at martial art. He begs Chiao and ...
Punk Can Take It
6.3

Punk Can Take It

Julien Temple’s wartime documentary parody “Punk Can Take It” (1979) – a theatrically released promo for the UK Subs, ...
Racquet
3.5

Racquet

Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own ...
Goldie and the Boxer
5.6

Goldie and the Boxer

A struggling fighter’s relationship with an orphan affects his climb to the heavyweight championship.
Portrait of a Stripper
5.8

Portrait of a Stripper

A young widow, supporting herself and her son by performing as a nightclub dancer, finds the place turned into a strip joint.
Tora-san’s Dream of Spring
7.7

Tora-san’s Dream of Spring

Tora-san’s opinions about Americans get challenged when another wandering peddler, Michael Jordan, stops by Shibamata.
Kate Bush: Christmas TV Special
8.6

Kate Bush: Christmas TV Special

Kate: Kate Bush Christmas Special is a stage performance by Kate Bush with her special guest Peter Gabriel. Though most of the songs are not ...
The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders
6.9

The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders

Egon plans to exploit knowledge gained during his latest term of incarceration. By stealing the unmanipulated financial records of DanInvest he ...
Alabok na Ginto
0

Alabok na Ginto

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Dr. Antonio C. Martinez and starred Roel Vergel de Dios, Veronica ...
The Legend Of Julian Makabayan
8.5

The Legend Of Julian Makabayan

Celso Ad. Castillo’s film about villagers retelling the story of their hero and the revolt he waged in the countryside.
Farbrorn som inte vill va’ stor
7.6

Farbrorn som inte vill va’ stor

Ragnar works in an office. He turns 33 in May, and he has 45 in shoes. Ragnar has a vivid imagination. The more he thinks, the younger he wants ...
D’Artagnan and Three Musketeers
8.1

D’Artagnan and Three Musketeers

This is a wonderful three-part music video, shot by one of the most famous adventure novels of Alexandre Dumas. Four friends – the ...
Ten Tigers of Kwangtung
6.6

Ten Tigers of Kwangtung

Chang Cheh directs this old school Shaw Brother produced kung fu yarn. The film opens with members of the Ten Tigers group getting attacked by a ...
Bugoy
0

Bugoy

1979

Bugoy

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Jett C. Espiritu and starred Dolphy, Lotis Key, Panchito, Paquito ...
Kasal-Kasalan, Bahay-Bahayan
0

Kasal-Kasalan, Bahay-Bahayan

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Pablo Santiago and starred Nora Aunor, Christopher de Leon, Alma ...
Whore of a Mother
8.7

Whore of a Mother

Lino Brocka’s masterful melodrama, about a husband who falls in love with his mother-in-law.
No More Easy Life
7.2

No More Easy Life

Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70’s, spending far more of her time balancing boyfriends and ...
Mamang Sorbertero
0

Mamang Sorbertero

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Augusto Buenaventura and starred Joseph Estrada, Celeste Legaspi, Rod ...
Ang Lihim ng Guadalupe
0

Ang Lihim ng Guadalupe

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Armando A. Herrera and starred Fernando Poe, Jr., Tina Monasterio, ...
Dang-Dong
0

Dang-Dong

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1980 directed by Efren Pinon and starred Susan Valdez, Eddie Garcia, George Estregan, ...
Kadete
0

Kadete

1979

Kadete

Official entry to the first Metro Manila Film Festival in 1979 directed by Emmanuel Borlaza and starred Jay Ilagan, Ronald Corveau, Rez Cortez, ...
Fårödokument 1979
6.9

Fårödokument 1979

In 1969 he made, with Sven Nykvist as cinematographer, The Fårö Document, a film that ended with a rather pessimist view of the island’s future. ...
Quincy’s Quest
6.5

Quincy’s Quest

It’s the night before Christmas, and all toy store rejects are due to be tossed into the furnace. This includes Quincy, a most lifelike ...
The Shark Hunter
5.1

The Shark Hunter

A crusty recluse on a Caribbean island who is dedicated to destroying sharks gets involved in a hunt for buried treasure.
En la cuerda del hambre
7.4

En la cuerda del hambre

Owners of two small farms try to move forward in life by wholesaling their own produce instead of relying on dishonest brokerages. When that ...
The Man in the Santa Claus Suit
6.5

The Man in the Santa Claus Suit

The mysterious owner of a costume shop rents a Santa Claus suit to three very different men: a math teacher trying to get the nerve to propose, a ...
A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre
3.1

A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in ...
Run, Truck Rascal, Run!
6.5

Run, Truck Rascal, Run!

Momojiro and Jonathan go to Kochi on a ferry. On the ferry a singer called Yuka dropped her sheet music into the ocean. Momojiro helps her by ...
Temptation of Angel
6.6

Temptation of Angel

A story of the everyday life of a couple living together, ordinary but full of warmth and love. Starring Miura and Yamaguchi’s first movie ...
Orphan Train
7.3

Orphan Train

Telling of the story of the Orphan Trains. The first form of foster care in the United States.
Herr Puntila och hans dräng Matti
6.4

Herr Puntila och hans dräng Matti

Based on the Bertolt Brecht play, the movie follows the farmer Puntila, who when he’s sober is a real pig but whenever he gets drunk ...
Baby Snakes
8.0

Baby Snakes

Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation.
Cuba
5.7

Cuba

1979

Cuba

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista’s army against Castro’s guerrillas while ...
The Electric Horseman
6.3

The Electric Horseman

Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a ...
Return of the Dead
6.4

Return of the Dead

Three inmates in an asylum tell their stories. Story 1, a husband and wife discover they should be careful what they wish for. Story 2, a naked ...
The Wizard of Speed and Time
7.5

The Wizard of Speed and Time

In the original short film, a young man in a green wizard costume runs throughout America at super speed, much like the superhero The Flash. ...
The London Connection
6.7

The London Connection

A missing formula, a defecting Eastern European scientist kidnapped on his arrival in London, car chases, foot chases, air chases, British secret ...
Scavenger Hunt
6.0

Scavenger Hunt

Old Mr. Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. At the beginning of the movie, he dies and his relatives gather for the reading of ...
C.H.O.M.P.S.
4.8

C.H.O.M.P.S.

A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal ...
Fists and Guts
6.4

Fists and Guts

A mysterious traveler enlists two bumbling con men in a plan to get back supposed family heirlooms stolen by a missing housekeeper who uses ...
Pasi
7.5

Pasi

1979

Pasi

Pasi (English: Hunger) is a 1979 Indian Tamil film written and directed by Durai. It stars Shobha, Delhi Ganesh, and Vijayan in prominent roles. ...
Growing Pains
5.8

Growing Pains

A coming-of-age story combined with a love interest between a boy and girl from different social stratum told during the years of teenage turmoil ...
Domnick über Domnick
6.5

Domnick über Domnick

Psychiatrist, filmmaker, musician and art collector Ottomar Domnick portraits himself in this television documentary.
All That Jazz
7.8

All That Jazz

Bob Fosse’s semi-autobiographical film celebrates show business stripped of glitz or giddy illusions. Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is at the ...
Hypochondriac
6.0

Hypochondriac

An eccentric recluse deals with his unfaithful wife, estranged daughter and doctor.
The Little Convict
7.2

The Little Convict

In old New South Wales a new bunch of convicts arrives including the little convict, young Toby Nelson. Consigned to a Government farm they are ...
Pink Suds
5.5

Pink Suds

The Pink Panther goes to the launderette, and causes mishaps to a customer there.
House on the Rocks
4.4

House on the Rocks

Elena, the wife of a very rich man, spends the summer on an island in the Aegean Sea, doing archaeological research. One day her son comes to ...
The Magnificent Butcher
7.5

The Magnificent Butcher

A plump butcher student of ‘Wong Fei Hung’, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as ‘Five ...
Being There
8.0

Being There

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on ...
Buffet Froid
7.7

Buffet Froid

An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of ...
Nero Wolfe
6.7

Nero Wolfe

Gourmet Nero Wolfe interrupts his orchid-tending to take on the case of a lady tycoon who wants to know why she’s under investigation by ...
The Human Factor
6.1

The Human Factor

When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British secret service’s African section, is seen taking a file with him to meet his girlfriend ...
Kramer vs. Kramer
7.8

Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted ...
The Plank
7.4

The Plank

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of ...
An American Christmas Carol
6.8

An American Christmas Carol

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he ...
Christmas Lilies of the Field
6.1

Christmas Lilies of the Field

Sometime after the events in ‘Lilies of the Field’ (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have ...