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The Pillow Book (1996)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at July 16, 2018
The Pillow Book (1996)

The Pillow Book (1996)
A film by Peter Greenaway
1080p BDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC @ 783 Kbps, 24.0 FPS | 1920 x 1080 | 2h 6min | 928 MB
2.0 English AC-3 @ 224 Kbps, 48.0 kHz, 16-bit | Subtitle: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama | Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg

Nagiko's father was a calligrapher, and when she was a little girl he would write his birthday greetings on her face. Her mother would read aloud from a 1,000-year-old manuscript, (italics) The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon, (unital) which dealt among other things with the arts of love. Because children invest their birthdays with enormous importance, it's no wonder that when Nagiko grows up she finds a powerful link between calligraphy, human flesh, poetry, and sexuality.

The Baby of Macon (1993)  Video

Posted by Someonelse at April 22, 2016
The Baby of Macon (1993)

The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
A Film by Peter Greenaway
DVD9 | ISO+MDS | PAL 16:9 | 01:57:16 | 6,89 Gb
Audio: #1 English, #2 Spanish - AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps (each) | Subs: Spanish
Genre: Drama, Art-house

The Baby of Macon is a sumptuous-looking but ultimately shallow tale of manipulation, greed, and religious fanaticism set in Peter Greenaway's favorite, the 17th century. In the city of Macon, an ugly woman suddenly bears a beautiful, healthy baby. Her fellow citizens perceive it as a wonder, with rumors circulating that she could not be the real mother of the child. Her 18-year-old virginal daughter (Julia Ormond) tries to use the situation, claiming that the baby is her own and was born as a result of an immaculate conception. The citizens start to worship the baby and the outraged Roman Catholic Church finally intervenes. Aiming at disclosure of the whole Christian mythology, which, according to Greenaway, always served to manipulate people, The Baby of Macon lacks passion or commitment. Even the much publicized violence, including an unseen multiple rape and the onscreen dismemberment of the baby, seems routine and uninspired rather than shocking.

Man with a Movie Camera (1929)  Video

Posted by Someonelse at July 9, 2019
Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
A Film by Dziga Vertov
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | PAL 4:3 | 01:07:08 | 7,24 Gb
Silent or Michael Nyman's Score with Русский intertitles and English subs
Genre: Documentary, Avant-garde

A playful documentary of a day in the life of the Soviet Union.
Man With a Movie Camera is an extraordinary piece of filmmaking. An exuberant montage of urban Russia, it represents the people of the city at work and at play, and the machines that keep the city going with energetic lyricism. A member of the Soviet avant-garde, Vertov used a variety of pioneering cinematic techniques to document the full spectrum of 1929 Soviet life - dissolves, split screen, slow motion and freeze frames - and produced a radical experiment that is exhilarating and intellectually brilliant.

8 ½ Women (1999)  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at May 8, 2016
8 ½ Women (1999)

8 ½ Women (1999)
DVDRip | MKV | 676 x 480 | x264 @ 1665 Kbps | English AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | 121 min | 1,85 Gb
Genre: Comedy, Drama

After his wife dies, 55-year-old businessman Philip Emmenthal, at the prompting of his playboy son Storey, populates his Geneva villa with eight and a half concubines. Three are from Kyoto, where Storey manages Pachinco palaces. Each has a distinctive personality: a nun, a child bearer, a gambler, a student of Kabuki, a horsewoman with a pet pig, a maid. Philip throws off his strait-laced and repressed attitudes, immersing himself in pleasure. After about a year, the women begin to assert their own power. Side adventures pre-figure the household's breakup, and the women depart in one way or another, one at at time. Philip's fate is in the hands of Palmira, his favorite.

Rembrandt's J'Accuse...! (2008)  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Oct. 29, 2017
Rembrandt's J'Accuse...! (2008)

Rembrandt's J'Accuse…! (2008)
DVDRip | MKV | 716x480 | x264 @ 1579 Kbps | 100 min | 1,26 Gb
Audio: English AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subs: English HoH (embedded in MKV)
Genre: Documentary, Mystery

An 'essayistic' documentary in which Greenaway's fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy is argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's Nightwatch. Greenaway explains the background, the context, the conspiracy, the murder and the motives of all its thirty-four painted characters who have conspired to kill for their combined self-advantage. Greenaway leads us through Rembrandt's paintings into seventeenth-century Amsterdam. He paints a world that is democratic in principle, but is almost entirely ruled by twelve families. The notion exists of these regents as charitable and compassionate entities. However, reality was different.

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea (2004)  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Nov. 8, 2017
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea (2004)

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea (2004)
DVDRip | MKV | 716x572 | x264 @ 1919 Kbps | English AC3 2.0 @ 224 Kbps | 120 min | 1,80 Gb
Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Tulse Luper is a 20th century everyman whose collection of 92 suitcases intersects with every person, event and movement in history. Here in the second of a three part story, we find him working in a cinema, which gives him ample opportunity to cross paths with virtually every artistic device and dramatic character known to man.

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at Oct. 20, 2018
A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)
A film by Peter Greenaway | Country: UK, Netherlands
1080p BDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC @ 2624 Kbps, 24.0 FPS | 1804 x 1080 | 1h 56min | 2.53 GB
Audio: 2x English Dolby Digital AC3 @ 224, 192 Kbps, 16-bit | Subtitle: English
Genres: Comedy, Drama

The always elliptical Peter Greenaway once again creates a beautiful film-as-puzzle. This tale concerns twin zoologist brothers whose wives are killed in a freak car crash involving a rare swan. The brothers form an unusual and strangely close relationship with Alba, the woman who was driving the car, now an amputee. Preoccupied with death and decomposition, the brothers organise elaborate studies on the decomposition of animals, making time-lapse films of dalmatians and zebras to chart the decay. Cue the scurrying hoards …

Nightwatching (2007)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at July 25, 2017
Nightwatching (2007)

Nightwatching (2007)
A film by Peter Greenaway
1080p BDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC @ 1412 Kbps, 25 fps | 1920 x 816 | 2h 15min | 2.10 GB
6-ch English DTS @ 768 Kbps | Subtitle: English
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting 'The Night Watch'.

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003)  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Nov. 8, 2017
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003)

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003)
DVDRip | MKV | 716x572 | x264 @ 2322 Kbps | English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | 126 min | 2,45 Gb
Genre: Adventure, Drama

The first of three parts, we follow Tulse Luper in three distinct episodes: as a child during the first World War, as an explorer in Mormon Utah, and as a writer in Belgium during the rise of fascism. Packed with stylistic flourishes, it's a dense, comic study of 20th century history, revolving around the contents of one man's suitcases.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at July 17, 2018
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
A film by Peter Greenaway | Country: Netherlands, UK
1080p BDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC @ 873 Kbps, 24.0 FPS | 1920 x 1080 | 2h 3min | 963 MB
2.0 English AC-3 @ 192 Kbps, 48.0 kHz, 16-bit | Subtitle: English
Genres: Crime, Drama

The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but brutally uncompromising modern fable which has been interpreted as an allegory for Thatcherism.