2010, 110 min, Italy, Dir: Silvio Muccino

Silvio Muccino directs and stars as Andrea, a wealthy 20-something who is pulled away from his devil-may-care lifestyle to visit his dying father in Nairobi, Kenya. Upon arrival in Africa, Andrea learns his father has already died, and that he has an 8-year-old stepbrother, Charlie, of whom he is now the legal guardian. A geographic and personal journey ensues, in which Andrea must decide to either return to his previous life in Rome, or commit to Charlie as his new brother. Based on the novel by Carla Vangelista. In Italian with English subtitles.

1923, Universal, 65 min, USA, Dir: Herbert Blaché

A bizarre tale of dual personality directed by Herbert Blaché, this risqué gem stars Gladys Walton as the virtuous Joy and her alter-ego Edna, a leopard-skin-clad, whip-carrying sadist; Etta Lee as Ah Moy, her devoted lesbian maid; and Malcolm McGregor as the man who loves Joy. Never released on video or DVD!

1982, Warner Bros., 99 min, USA, Dir: Alan Parker

Director Alan Parker's vivid film interpretation of the British rock combo's classic concept album THE WALL fuses curious fantasy with dark, tragic drama on an epic scale. Antihero Pink is beaten down by life from his earliest childhood days in WWII Britain, and despite his rise to rock-star fame, he continues to build a “wall” around himself. The film makes innovative use of sets, costumes and special effects, imbuing the movie with a bizarre surrealism worthy of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali. Both disturbing and bedazzling, PINK FLOYD: THE WALL is a must-see film for any music lover. With Bob Geldof, Bob Hoskins.

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