An absurdist semi-mockumentary about a misfit on a moped who wants to launch a mobile disco in the Scottish Highlands, "Build a Ship, Sail to Sadness" won't be pedaling into 'plexes anytime soon, but this film-school grad project does rep an arresting debut for British-based German helmer Laurin Federlein. Shot on the antiquated Hi-8 video format with color and contrast turned up to 11, pic prevails for those responsive to its loopy rhythms on a knockout one-man show by thesp Magnus Aronson. Audience-divider is a fest natural, and cult status is on the cards.
The evil stepmother conjures up a spell that reverses all that the fairy godmother had done. Everything that she made (the dress, the horses and the carriage) which was how Cinderella went to "The Ball".
Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be.
When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and exploiting the local landowners into selling him their property.
Based on a true story. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Have you watched Build a Ship, Sail to Sadness yet? What did you think about it?