A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Chytilová’s highly impressive but little-known documentary provides a fascinating and atmospheric journey into a hidden culture, one in which she herself participated. Chytilová investigates the lives of three Czech photographers (Václav Chochola, Karel Ludwig, Zdeněk Tmej) from the 30s to the present, and also embraces the submerged world of 50s culture and the work of novelist Bohumil Hrabal and artist Vladimír Boudník.
On the eve of his fortieth anniversary Sergei Makarov looks back at his life and learns that he has achieved nothing. He was not able to be happy and to bring happiness to the closest people in his life, neither to his long-suffering wife nor young mistress nor friends nor work... It is about the men who never grew up and could not find themselves in the time of stagnation – gifted, charming, but infantile and lost, they never were able to realize themselves...
The Friday Morning Bird, Flower, & Bridge Whist Club has invited Donald Ogden Stewart to speak to them about the lives of birds. He explains that he has gotten to be close to birds because he treats them as equals. He starts with the experience that first aroused his interest in birds: an encounter with a bald eagle in a hotel room.
Underwater Flights is comprised of ten film short stories that depict events occurring between 1820 and 1940. This was a time when clever men invented flying machines, submarines started traveling underwater, warships were built in Tallinn, bombs were thrown from zeppelins and planes started to fly across oceans. These stories about wild times and creative people are told by film newsreels, private letters, intelligence reports and bedtime stories...
The female musical comedy trio Fascinating Aida perform live at the The Stables in Milton Keynes. Songs featured include 'One Night Stand', 'Little Chef' and 'Tesco Saves'.
This trilogy spotlights the daring aviators of World War I and the 1920s, whose larger-than-life exploits fascinated the public. First, trace the aerial career of Manfred von Richthofen, aka the Red Baron, who downed 80 Allied planes in World War I. Then, join Charles Lindbergh as he makes history with the first solo trans-Atlantic flight in 1927. Finally, meet the daredevils who formed the backbone of the fledgling U.S. Air Mail Service.
Reluctant aerospace hero Neil Armstrong hosted the prime time documentary series First Flights for three seasons on the A&E network. Each of the 39 episodes blends historic footage, interviews, and live action flying. From stick and fabric airplanes, to the first jets, to massive flying machines and marvels of speed, Neil Armstrong shows his real passion for aviation and the men and women who risked everything for what at first seemed impossible.
Walter Cronkite's pronouncement "You are there" -- a witness to history's great moments -- greeted viewers of this popular TV series that ran from 1953-1957. Hosted by journalists such as Mike Wallace and Charles Collingwood, the show investigated major historical events as though they were breaking news. This episode covers early aeronautic history, including the Wright Brothers' first flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C., and the Graf Spee's final hours.
Documentary telling the inside story of low-cost airlines - a tale of big characters and big money. Ryanair's Michael O'Leary and EasyJet's Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou opened up new frontiers in the aviation industry as their airlines offered cheap flights to a vast range of popular and alternative destinations. The programme follows O'Leary as he flies to Poland, takes an EasyJet flight to Moscow and a joins a group of lads travelling to Riga to sample the low-cost airline experience. As the cost of flying keeps increasing, how much further can these companies grow? Stelios, EasyJet's biggest shareholder, is trying to halt its expansion, while O'Leary has just placed a massive order for new planes.
The Wings the Wright Brothers Built! On Great White Wings is the amazing story of the Wright brothers and their quest to fly. It is also the theater presentation at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio where the Wright brothers built, tested and flew what would become the world’s first practical airplane. Self-taught scientists and engineers, Wilbur and Orville taught the world how to fly and are one of America’s greatest success stories. Produced by Aperture Films, Ltd. for the National Park Service. The Sky is No Longer the Limit For over four years, the Wright brother’s struggled with the race for flight. Beginning with just wood and fabric gliders at Kitty Hawk and transforming into the fully functional 1905 Wright Flyer III in Dayton, this inspiring film documents the Wright Brother’s path to make their dream of human flight a reality.
In pre-World Ward I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre LeBlanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker's assistant. Pierre has a flair for designing clothes, and he and his bride live in a blissful paradise, until the war breaks out and he becomes a soldier. Janine dies in childbirth and, no longer desiring to live, Pierre volunteers for a dangerous patrol behind German lines. While recuperating in the hospital from a wound he received on the mission, Pierre spends his time drawing sketches of dresses. He becomes rich and famous after the war. Years later, after devoting himself to his daughter, Pierre seeks a marriage with a girl no older than his daughter. A conflict develops and to ensure his daughter's happiness, Pierre sacrifices his own plans.
A high testosterone action adventure series on the edge of aviation’s final frontier, starring the daring mavericks who risk their lives in the high-danger, no-holds-barred, high-stress business of aircraft delivery.
One year after goddess Belldandy emerged from Keiichi Morisato's mirror and promised to stay with him forever, a new threat to their happiness emerges, one that could end the contract between Belldandy and Keiichi.