A Page of Madness - 1926 - Teinosuke Kinugasa




Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Released in 1926


Storyline: Teinosuke Kinugasa - Kurutta ippeji, is a silent film product of an avant-garde group of artists in Japan known as the Shinkankakuha (or School of New Perceptions) who tried to overcome naturalistic representation.




The film takes place in an asylum, in the countryside. Although cut together in an ever maddening maelstrom, the film loosely tells the story of the janitor of the asylum. His wife is one of the patients, whom he tries to see using the set of keys to the gate. One day, their daughter arrives at the asylum to tell her parents about her plans for the wedding date. This sets off a number of subplots and flashbacks which stitch together the family history.




Outside while talking to the guard's young son, she discovers the truth that her father is working as a janitor in the asylum. The daughter had only been aware that he was only living in the asylum to be close to her mother, but unaware in the nature of his job. While alone with him, she confronts her father for not telling her the truth of his job. This prompts him to confess that he will be the only one to attend her wedding and won't bring her mother. The janitor reveals that doesn't want his daughter to see the degenerative state of her mother's mindset.




One night, the janitor attempts to get his wife out of the asylum to attend their daughter's wedding. While fighting through the patients and doctors trying to stop him, the truth of why she's a patient at the asylum is revealed. One year ago, the wife suffered a mental breakdown and assaulted her daughter's fiancé in a form of disapproval. She demanded her to come back and the janitor had to restrain his wife. This led to him admitting her to a mental asylum. After the doctor is killed, the janitor eventually comes back to his senses. As he leaves, the janitor accidentally drops his set of keys to the gate, which one of the doctors picks up from the ground.




The next day, the janitor gives out masks to his wife and the other patients. He returns to work mopping the floors and when he finally decides to visit his wife again in her cell, he realizes that the doctors have taken the keys he dropped on the ground and the gate is locked to prevent another situation again. As the janitor leaves to resume working, he realizes things are better off this way and that his wife needs to be away from him.










Paterson - 2016 - Jim Jarmusch




Directed by Jim Jarmusch

Released in 2017


Storyline: A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.







Ma Loute - 2016 - Bruno Dumont




Directed by Bruno Dumont

Released in 2017


Storyline: Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where the Slack river and the sea join only at high tide. There lives a small community of fishermen and other oyster farmers. Among them evolves a curious family, the Bréfort, renowned ferrymen of the Slack Bay, lead by the father nick-named "The Eternal", who rules as best as he can on his prankster bunch of sons, especially the impetuous Ma Loute, aged 18. Towering high above the bay stands the Van Peteghems' mansion. Every summer, this bourgeois family - all degenerate and decadent from inbreeding - stagnates in the villa, not without mingling during their leisure hours of walking, sailing or bathing, with the ordinary local people, Ma Loute and the other Bréforts. Over the course of five days, as starts a peculiar love story between Ma Loute and the young and mischievous Billie Van Peteghem, confusion and mystification will descend on both families, shaking their convictions, foundations and way of life.

Written by Memento Films






Rogue One - 2016 - Gareth Edwards



Directed by Gareth Edwards

Released in 2016


Storyline: The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.







Arrival - 2016 - Denis Villeneuve



Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Released in 2016




Storyline: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.





Hale and Pace - TV Series (1988–1998)


Created by Gareth Hale, Norman Pace

Released in 1988 at 1998


Storyline: Hale and Pace is a sketch-based British comedy show. The terms "Good Taste" and "Politically Correct" are obviously totally unknown to the writers.




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