"A documentary about itself..."02 August 200888 mins
To save their home from foreclosure, two TV producers (Oscar and Brett) bet on races, plan a robbery, and consult with the mob. Framed through a behind the scenes look at community television, eight film school grads, a small time mob boss, and a full-time Muppet desperately try to save their home and their way of life by making "TV: the Movie". Fusing documentary footage with fictional scenes, "TV: the Movie" invites its viewers on a deconstructive journey through reality and illusion.
The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war.
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport.
A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet.
Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised alone.