We love it. We hate it.
We see it as regressive. We see it as modern.
Melodramatic or Mythic?

Some say it's the only culture that holds India together. Others say it's the most corrupting influence on Indians and should be banished from their shores. A love a affair that has lasted over 70 years between almost 2 billion people worldwide. Not only does it refuse to stop, it keeps on growing. Embracing it's most important, it's most vilified, it's most loved element: the song and dance. No Bollywood film needs to be called a musical. It needs no such excuse. It just is one. Regardless of the genre.

JAWS Steven SPIELBERG 1975 - 02:04

Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg,the film set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again. Featuring an unforgettable score that evokes pure terror, the film remains one of the most influential and gripping adventures in motion picture history.

JOUR DE FÊTE Jacques TATI 1949 - 01:27

The small village of Saint-Sévère is preparing the arrival of the funfair. Everyone is delighted... The postman, who has found a document that talks of the modern equipment used by the US post office in one of the funfair booths, jumps onto his bicycle to deliver his mail "American-style".



Philippe DE BROCA 1963 - 01:52

An eight-day pass, a kidnapping, and a greedy group of South American Indians provide the basic ingredients of this madcap adventure. A French soldier has the pass and plans to use it to see his girlfriend in Paris. He gets there just in time to see a gang of South American Indians, who believe the girl knows the location of a set of statues that can pinpoint the location of a fabulous jungle treasure, kidnapping her. He follows them to the Brazilian jungle and many riotous adventures!



Luc BESSON 1988 - 02:16

This is the story of two divers. It begins in the late fifties when even as boys, Jacques Mayol and Enzo Molinari, would vie to set a deep-sea diving records. Twenty years later, they are both front runners for the championship. The portrait of two men bound to the sea and the love between Jacques and his earth woman, Johanna; The big blue, a tale of friendship and romance.

SAFETY LAST! Sam TAYLOR , Fred C. NEWMEYER 1923 - 01:13

Harold Lloyd's most-famous comedy features him as a sales clerk in a department store who finds himself hanging off the hands of a collapsing clock on the side of a skyscraper high above the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Harold's legendary building climb is breathtaking—and hilariously funny—at the same time. What is even more amazing is that the sequence was achieved without any rear-screen projection or special effects. Lloyd was just as high above ground as one sees him in the film. The fourth—and best—of Lloyd's five famous “thrill” comedies.

SIMÉON Euzhan PALCY 1992 - 01:55

In a small village in the West Indies lives an old music teacher, SIMEON that everyone loves and respects. With Isidore, his disciple, a mechanic by necessity and guitarist by passion, Simeon shares a dream of creating music; a music that becomes as universally popular as jazz and reggae ... in short: conquering the world in Creole!... When a beautiful day, Simeon dies accidentally, their dreams would have been over before being realized if it had not been for an act of love performed by Orelie , Isidore’s ten year old daughter.

THE BIRDS Alfred HITCHCOCK 1963 - 02:00

As beautiful blonde Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly thousands of birds are flocking into town, preying on school-children and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Soon Mitch and Melanie are fighting for their lives against a deadly force that can’t be explained and can’t be stopped...

THE GENERAL Clyde BRUCKMAN , Buster KEATON 1926 - 01:18

Considered by many to be the last great comedy of the silent era, THE GENERAL consistently ranks as one of the greatest comedies of all time on international critics' polls. Set during the Civil War and based on a true incident, the film is also an authentic looking period piece, bringing the scope and realism of Matthew Brady-like images to brilliant life. The title refers not to Keaton's character, but to his engine, 'The General,' which figures prominently in one of the most harrowing and hilarious chase scenes ever filmed. Keaton portrays the engineer Johnnie Gray, who is rejected by the Confederate Army and then suffers the further humiliation of his girlfriend's (Marlon Mack) thinking him a coward.

THE LADIES MAN Terry LEWIS 1961 - 01:35

Hardly awarded a diploma, the young Herbert discovers his fiancée in arms of the other one. It's for him a true traumatism which pushes him to get away of women and to search a job where it is out of their range. Having seen on a door a poster offering a job for single man, he believes credit finally found her affair...