Films in cycle

The Cranes Are Flying

(Letyat zhuravli, USSR, 1957)

Directed by: Mihail Kalatozov
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sergej Uruševskij
Synopsis:

  

b/w, 95'
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 01.07.2020 AT 21:00

Tokyo Story

(Tokyo monogatari, Japan, 1953)

Directed by: Yasujirō Ozu
PHOTOGRAPHY: Yûharu Atsuta
Synopsis:

Shukichi Hirayama i njegova supruga Tomi stariji su ljudi iz primorskog gradića Onomichija u južnom dijelu Japana, koji odluče posjetiti svoju djecu u bučnom i užurbanom Tokiju. Nakon napornog putovanja koje potraje čitav dan, iznenade se kad ih sin Koichi i kći Shige dočekaju srdačno, ali i razmjerno suzdržano. Štoviše, ubrzo će se početi osjećati zanemarenima i ignoriranima, ne shvaćajući da im djeca posvećuju onoliko vremena koliko mogu. Naime, Koichi i Shige bi željeli s rodite...

b/w, 134'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 02.07.2020 AT 21:00

A Streetcar Named Desire

(USA, 1951)

Directed by: Elia Kazan
PHOTOGRAPHY: Harry Stradling Sr.
Synopsis:

Francuska četvrt New Orleansa tijekom nesigurnih godina nakon Drugog svjetskog rata. Južnjakinja Blanche DuBois osiromašena je nekadašnja aristokratkinja, krhka i neurotična sredovječna žena koja očajnički traga za svojim mjestom u svijetu. Pokušavajući pobjeći od svoje prošlosti obilježene teškom ovisnošću o alkoholu, gubitkom naslijeđene plantaže i zavođenjem maloljetnika, Blanche stiže u posjet svojoj mlađoj sestri Stelli Kowalski. Ona je udana za nao...

b/w, 122’
PROJECTION:
Friday 03.07.2020 AT 21:00

Diabolique

(Les diaboliques, France, 1955)

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot
PHOTOGRAPHY: Armand Thirard
Synopsis:

Michel Delassalle is the headmaster of a shabby boarding school. He is a sadist who treats his both his fragile wife and his lover, a school colleague, badly. Fed up with his behavior, the two women join forces and decide to murder him. They put a pill in his drink, drown him in the tub and dump his body in the school swimming pool. When the pool is drained, there is no body. The next day some students claim to have seen the headmaster…

b/w, 117'
PROJECTION:
Saturday 04.07.2020 AT 21:00

12 Angry Men

(USA, 1957)

Directed by: Sidney Lumet
PHOTOGRAPHY: Boris Kaufman
Synopsis:

Nakon što na suđenju mladiću optuženom za ubojstvo odvjetnici iznesu završne riječi, sudac članovima porote dade upute za daljnje postupanje. Kao i u svakom procesu, članovi porote moraju anonimno donijeti odluke smatraju li optuženog krivim, a njihova zajednička odluka mora biti jednoglasna. Optuženi je mladi i siromašni muškarac meksičkog podrijetla, a tereti ga se za ubojstvo oca. Iako se isprva čini da bi porota odluku mogla donijeti lako i brzo, njihovo vijećanje...

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Sunday 05.07.2020 AT 21:00

Wild Strawberries

(Smultronstället, Sweden, 1957)

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
PHOTOGRAPHY: Gunnar Fischer
Synopsis:

Professor Isak Borg travels by car from Stockholm to Lund where he is about to receive a life time achievement award. His daughter Marianne keeps him company. Soon Borg’s personal existential crisis flares up, stirred by his memories and dreams in which he confronts his past disappointments, missed opportunities, and problematic relationships with his siblings – son Evald and Borg’s mother. With this film, Victor Sjöström, one of the giants of Swedish cinema, directo...

b/w, 91'
PROJECTION:
Monday 06.07.2020 AT 21:00

In a Lonely Place

(USA, 1950)

Directed by: Nicholas Ray
PHOTOGRAPHY: Burnett Guffey
Synopsis:

Nakon što se jedne večeri u društvu svog agenta Mela Lipmana u noćnom klubu sukobi s prgavim mladim glumcem, grubi i cinični filmski scenarist Dixon Steele u svoj stan doprati mladu djevojku Mildred Atkinson. Dok upadanju u nevolje sklon Dixon pamti i bolje dane, jer već odavno nije napisao dobar scenarij, Mildred je ambiciozna cura koja ima ideju za filmsku priču. Dok bude s njom provodio vrijeme, Dixon će susresti svoju privlačnu susjedu Laurel Gray, djevojku koja će mu već sutra...

b/w, 94’
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 07.07.2020 AT 21:00

Death of a Cyclist

(Muerte de un ciclista, Spain, Italy, 1955)

Directed by: Juan Antonio Bardem
PHOTOGRAPHY: Alfredo Fraile
Synopsis:

There is an accident on a village road; a car has hit a bicyclist. Instead of helping the bicyclist, the driver and his passenger flee. Hoping to avoid uncomfortable questions and the possibility of their affair being discovered, María José and Juan choose to sacrifice the life of a stranger…

b/w, 88'
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 08.07.2020 AT 21:00

The Night of the Hunter

(USA, 1955)

Directed by: Charles Laughton
PHOTOGRAPHY: Stanley Cortez
Synopsis:

Zapadna Virginija tijekom 30-ih godina prošlog stoljeća, u vrijeme velike gospodarske krize. Prilikom pljačke banke na što je prisiljen da bi prehranio svoju siromašnu obitelj, Ben Harper uspije ukrasti 10 tisuća dolara, ali pri bijegu ustrijeli dvojicu ljudi. Prije no što će ubrzo biti uhićen, Ben sakrije ukradeni novac te svojoj djeci, 9-godišnjem Johnu i četverogodišnjoj Pearl povjeri gdje ga je sakrio, ali i kaže da to ne odaju svojoj majci Willi. U...

b/w, 88'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 09.07.2020 AT 21:00

The 400 Blows

(Les quatre cents coups, France, 1959)

Directed by: François Truffaut
PHOTOGRAPHY: Henri Decaë
Synopsis:

This is the first part of the saga about Antoine Doinel, a 12 year old boy from Paris whose life with his family and in school is not at a great state. His parents neglect him and he ditches school in order to go to the movies and play with his friends. Antoine Doinel’s character is based on Truffaut himself and this film was praised as one of the best films of the French New Wave.

b/w, 99'
PROJECTION:
Friday 10.07.2020 AT 21:00

All about Eve

(USA, 1950)

Directed by: Joseph Mankiewicz
PHOTOGRAPHY: Milton R. Krasner
Synopsis:

Mankijewicz’s classic is a portrait of the theater world and the pure ambition that drives it. Margo Channing is an esteemed but already old actress whose career is at an end. Eve Harrington, a young woman who introduces herself as Margo’s great and loyal fan, becomes her secretary. But soon Eve shows her true face…

b/w, 138'
PROJECTION:
Saturday 11.07.2020 AT 21:00

Bob le Flambeur

(France, 1956)

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville
PHOTOGRAPHY: Henri Decaë
Synopsis:

Sredovječni profesionalni kockar Robert ´Bob´ Montagné nekadašnji je zatvorenik koji zbog svojih džentlmenskih manira uživa veliko poštovanje podjednako u pariškom polusvijetu, kao i kod sposobnog i poslu predanog policijskog inspektora Ledrua, kojemu je Bob svojedobno spasio život. No kockara trenutno muče ozbiljne novčane neprilike, zbog čega odluči organizirati zahtjevnu operaciju pljačke kockarnice u Deauvilleu, u kojoj na početku sezone u sefu može bi...

b/w, 98'
PROJECTION:
Sunday 12.07.2020 AT 21:00

On the Waterfront

(USA, 1954)

Directed by: Elia Kazan
PHOTOGRAPHY: Boris Kaufman
Synopsis:

Johnny Friendly, chief of the harbor union, connected to the mafia, orders the murder of one of his workers in order to prevent him from testifying about Johnny’s shady business. Terry Malloy, whose brother is Johnny’s lawyer, witnesses the murder but decides to disregard it until he meets the sister of the murdered worker and a priest who persuade him to do the right thing.

b/w, 108’
PROJECTION:
Monday 13.07.2020 AT 21:00

Tales of Ugetsu

(Ugetsu monogatari, Japan, 1953)

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi
PHOTOGRAPHY: Kazuo Miyagawa
Synopsis:

In the 16th century, civil war rages in Japan. The war will not stop two men who strive for success: Genjuro (Masayuki Mori) is a potter who wants to become rich, and Tobei (Eitarô Ozawa) wishes to become a samurai. This film won the Silver Bear in 1953 and has often been included in the lists of best films of all time.

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 14.07.2020 AT 21:00

The Asphalt Jungle

(USA, 1950)

Directed by: John Huston
PHOTOGRAPHY: Harold Rosson
Synopsis:

After getting out of jail, a hardened criminal, Doc Erwin Riedenschneider, wants to realize one of his old plans – to rob a jewelry store. An attorney with connections to criminals, Alonzo D. Emmerich, helps Doc to gather a team. The robbery, even though thoroughly planned, doesn’t go according to the initial plan. Soon, the robbers are in danger of being robbed themselves …

color, 112'
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 15.07.2020 AT 21:00

Elevator to the Gallows

(Ascenseur pour l'échafaud, France, 1958)

Directed by: Louis Malle
PHOTOGRAPHY: Henri Decaë
Synopsis:

Florence and her husband have come up with a perfect plan of how to get rid of her husband, a successful and very rich businessman: they will use his own gun and make it look like a suicide. Things, though, do not go as planned. As soon as Julian thinks he has committed the perfect crime, he finds out that he has left behind the hook he used to climb onto the balcony. He returns to get it but things take a course of their own… Film has both English and Croatian subtitles!

b/w, 91'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 16.07.2020 AT 21:00

Some like it hot

(USA, 1959)

Directed by: Billy Wilder
PHOTOGRAPHY: Charles Lang
Synopsis:

Two friends, musicians Jerry and Joe, accidentally witness a mafia showdown in Chicago. In fear for their lives and broke, they try to leave the city. The only gig they can find is the female band performing in Miami so they disguise themselves as women, Josephine and Daphne, and board the train with the rest of the band. They are both attracted to the singer and ukulele player Sugar Kane Kowalczyk.

b/w, 121'
PROJECTION:
Friday 17.07.2020 AT 21:00

Bigger Than Life

(USA, 1956)

Directed by: Nicholas Ray
PHOTOGRAPHY: Joseph MacDonald
Synopsis:

Želeći zaraditi dovoljno novca za svoju obitelj, suprugu Lou i sinčića Richieja, ugledni školski nastavnik Ed Avery odluči dodatno se zaposliti na telefonskoj centrali taksi službe. Ed živi u vrlo skladnom braku i ima kako mu se čini savršenu obitelj, te pronalazak dodatnog posla odluči zatajiti od supruge. No ona ubrzo postane sumnjičava zbog njegovih navodnih stalnih sastanaka školskog odbora, kojima joj opravdava izbivanje iz kuće, ne znajući da će istinu uskoro doznati u...

color, 95'
PROJECTION:
Saturday 18.07.2020 AT 21:00

The Searchers

(USA, 1956)

Directed by: John Ford
PHOTOGRAPHY: Winton C. Hoch
Synopsis:

Sredovječni Ethan Edwards bivši je južnjački vojnik i povratnik iz američkog građanskog rata koji se vraća u rodni Texas, na ranč svog brata Aarona. Ethan je pesimist i usamljenik koji mrzi Indijance te koji se nada smirenju u krugu ljudi koje voli. No planove će mu ubrzo pokvariti napad Komanča koji razore Aaronovu kuću, ubiju njega i suprugu Marthu te otmu njihove malodobne kćeri Lucy i Debbie. Tu je i Aaronov posvojeni sin Martin Pawley, dijelom Indijanac koji preživi napad i s kojim E...

color, 119'
PROJECTION:
Sunday 19.07.2020 AT 21:00

Pickpocket

(France, 1959)

Directed by: Robert Bresson
PHOTOGRAPHY: Léonce-Henri Burel
Synopsis:

This is a story about a pickpocket, Michel, who tries to survive in his own immoral world. Soon, he is picked up by the police, but they let him go due to lack of evidence. When in a street he witnesses the fascinating work of his colleague pickpocket, Michel tries to better his skills. Then, however, he learns of his mother’s illness.

b/w, 76'
PROJECTION:
Monday 20.07.2020 AT 21:00

Touch of Evil

(USA, 1958)

Directed by: Orson Welles
PHOTOGRAPHY: Russell Metty
Synopsis:

In a little town, Los Robles, on the American and Mexican border, a member of the local establishment dies in a car explosion. Local police chief Quinlan takes over the case, but he doesn’t really care about the legal procedures. Even though on his honeymoon, an honest Mexican policeman, Mike Vargas, joins the investigation. But, soon there is a small war between the two of them, and Quinlan takes the side of the local gangster boss, Uncle Joe Grandi. And he will do anything to get rid of Varg...

b/w, 95'
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 21.07.2020 AT 21:00

Only People

(1957)

Directed by: Branko Bauer
PHOTOGRAPHY: Branko Blažina
Synopsis:

Predrag Bojanić, a war invalid who lost a leg is recovering in the hospital where he meets Ljubicu Romić, a girl who lost her eyesight. Ljubica awaits the operation after which she might regain her eyesight. Predrag and Ljubica fall in love. Inspite of her love, Predrag still feels uncomfortable sharing with her the truth about his handicap.

b/w, 106 min
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 22.07.2020 AT 21:00

Sweet Smell of Success

(USA, 1957)

Directed by: Alexander MacKendrick
PHOTOGRAPHY: James Wong Howe
Synopsis:

Utjecajni J.J. Hunsecker beskrupulozni je njujorški novinar, tračerski kolumnist koji vješto manipulira činjenicama i uništava karijere popularnih zvijezda. Nakon što ambicioznog tiskovnog agenta Sidneyja Falca, kako se čini podjednako beskrupuloznom osobom, angažira da u javnosti stvori negativnu sliku o dobrodušnom jazz-glazbeniku Steveu Dallasu, zaručniku svoje 19-godišnje sestre Susan, Hunsucker ne sluti da se ovog puta stvari neće odvijati prema nje...

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 23.07.2020 AT 21:00

Golden Helmet

(Casque d'or, France, 1952)

Directed by: Jacques Becker
PHOTOGRAPHY: Robert Lefebvre
Synopsis:

Beautiful Marie is unhappy with how the local criminal and her lover Roland treats her. Soon she meets a handsome stranger Georgesa and falls in love with him. This makes Roland very jealous… In 1953, Simone Signoret won the BAFTA award as best foreign actress for this role.  Film has both English and Croatian subtitles!

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Friday 24.07.2020 AT 21:00

East of Eden

(USA, 1955)

Directed by: Elia Kazan
PHOTOGRAPHY: Ted D. McCord
Synopsis:

Gradić Salinas u sjevernoj Kaliforniji netom prije izbijanja Prvog svjetskog rata. U mjestu čiji su stanovnici posvećeni poljoprivredi, poduzetnik Adam Trask trpi poslovne gubitke. Njegovi sinovi Caleb zvan Cal i Aron međusobno se potpuno razlikuju, odrastaju uz religijom opsjednutog oca, a Adam je mnogo naklonjeniji Aronu. Cal je izuzetno emotivan mladić koji nakon davne majčine pogibije odrasta bez ljubavi oca čiju naklonost na sve načine pokušava pridobiti, a u sjeni uspješnijeg...

color, 115’
PROJECTION:
Saturday 25.07.2020 AT 21:00

Djevojka i hrast

(Jadran film, 1955)

Directed by: Krešo Golik
PHOTOGRAPHY: Frano Vodopivec
Synopsis:

Dalmatian inland. Josip is a mean man driven by his passion for Smilja, whom his father adopted when she was a small girl. Smilja prefers the sensitive young Ivan who is in love with her and that drives Josip crazy from jealousy. Therefore, he decides to kill the innocent young man… 

b/w, 82 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 26.07.2020 AT 21:00

Night and the City

(UK, USA, 1950)

Directed by: Jules Dassin
PHOTOGRAPHY: Mutz Greenbaum
Synopsis:

Zbog nepredviđenih okolnosti nažalost otkazujemo večerašnju projekciju ovoga filma. Ispričavamo se te zahvaljujemo na razumijevanju! London nekoliko godina nakon završetka Drugog svjetskog rata. Sitni varalica Harry Fabian radi u noćnom klubu Silver Fox, čiji je vlasnik korpulentni Phil Nosseross, čovjek strastveno zaljubljen u svoju privlačnu suprugu Helen. No ona Phila prezire, a u braku s njim ostaje samo zbog novca i ugodnog života, dok planira steći dozvolu za točenje alkohol...

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Monday 27.07.2020 AT 21:00

3:10 to Yuma

(USA, 1957)

Directed by: Delmer Daves
PHOTOGRAPHY: Charles Lawton Jr.
Synopsis:

Dok s maloljetnim sinovima Matthewom i Markom jednog dana prati svoje krdo stoke nedaleko grada Bisbeeja, siromašni rančer Dan Evans prisustvuje napadu bande zloglasnog Bena Wadea na kočiju kojom se prevozi pošiljka zlata. Kad kočijaš pokuša pružiti otpor razbojnicima, Ben hladnokrvno ustrijeli njega i jednog od svojih ljudi. No kad se ubrzo sam nađe u saloonu u kojem započne vezu s privlačnom pipničarkom Emmy, Ben će dopustiti da ga iznenade i zarobe ljudi iz potjere...

b/w, 92'
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 28.07.2020 AT 21:00

An American in Paris

(USA, 1951)

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
PHOTOGRAPHY: Alfred Gilks
Synopsis:

Za sve umjetnike francuska prijestolnica Pariz početkom 1950-ih godina predstavlja pravi raj, slikoviti velegrad čije četvrti poput Montmartrea pružaju idealan dom slikarima, glazbenicima, plesačima i drugim artistima. Takav je slučaj i s naočitim Amerikancem Jerryjem Mulliganom, ambicioznim mladim slikarom koji, životareći u skromnoj mansardi, želi uspjeti u pariškim umjetničkim krugovima. Jerry je dobrodušan i plemenit mladić koji, provodeći vrijeme s najboljim prijateljima Adamo...

color, 115'
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 29.07.2020 AT 21:00

Gun Crazy

(USA, 1950)

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis
PHOTOGRAPHY: Russell Harlan
Synopsis:

Otkad zna za sebe, tridesetogodišnji bivši vojnik Bart Tare opsjednut je oružjem. Još kao klinac od 14 godina bio je izveden pred suca, jer je jedne kišne noći u rodnom gradiću na američkom jugu provalio u trgovinu oružjem i ukrao pištolj. Tada su ga od ozbiljnijih nevolja spasili njegova starija sestra Ruby, susjedi i prijatelji David Allister i Clyde Boston, koji su sucu objasnili njegovu neobičnu strast prema oružju. Bart je još tada bio vrstan strije...

b/w, 87'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 30.07.2020 AT 21:00

From Here To Eternity

(USA, 1953)

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
PHOTOGRAPHY: Burnett Guffey
Synopsis:

Pearl Harbor, ljeto 1941. Vojnik Prewitt, iako vrstan boksač, odbija pristupiti boksačkoj ekipi, jer je svojedobno u ringu oslijepio protivnika. Stoga satnik Holmes naređuje narednicima da Prewittu maksimalno otežaju obuku i život u vojarni. Da bi izbjegao okrutnu svakidašnjicu Prewitt se zbližava s barskom hostesom Lorene, dok narednik Warden postaje ljubavnik Holmesove nezadovoljne supruge Karen. Prewitt u sukobu ubije brutalnoga narednika Judsona koji je prethodno do smrti istukao njegova pri...

b/w, 118'
PROJECTION:
Friday 31.07.2020 AT 21:00

The Bad and the Beautiful

(USA, 1952)

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
PHOTOGRAPHY: Robert Surtees
Synopsis:

Prijetvorni Jonathan Shields amoralni je trenutno nezaposleni holivudski producent kojem mnoge osobe iz filmske industrije duguju svoj uspjeh. Među njima su i glumačka zvijezda Georgia Lorrison, scenarist James Lee Bartlow i redatelj Fred Amiel, Shieldsovi nekadašnji suradnici koje on jednog dana pozove na zajedničko okupljanje. Shields ima ideju za novi projekt, a Georgia, Bartlow i Amiel mogli bi mu pomoći u njegovu ostvarenju. No tijekom svoje karijere on je svo troje bezobzirno iskori...

b/w, 118'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 22.10.2020 AT 19:00

The White Reindeer

(Valkoinen peura, Finland, 1952)

Directed by: Erik Blomberg
PHOTOGRAPHY: Erik Blomberg
Synopsis:

Finska Laponija u doba prije pojave kršćanstva. Mlada Pirita nedavno se udala za uzgajivača sobova Aslaka, čovjeka koji je zbog posla prisiljen dugo izbivati iz kuće. Dok je Aslak odsutan sa stokom, Piritu muči osamljenost i činjenica da ne uspijeva udovoljiti bračnoj strasti s voljenim suprugom. Stoga se za pomoć odluči obratiti lokalnom šamanu Tsaikkuu-Nilli, koji će joj uistinu i pomoći, ali na vrlo neobičan način. Pod djelovanjem napitka koji će joj šaman dati Pirita će...

b/w, 74'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 22.10.2020 AT 21:00
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