Tag: voice over

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999) 6.4

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)

Storyline:An anthropologist from an alien planet provides voice-over commentary for a documentary look at human courtship, mating, and reproduction: "complex, perverse, tragically beautiful: the earthbound human." The...

5 Is the Perfect Number (2019) 5.2

5 Is the Perfect Number (2019)

Storyline:Based on the namesake book, the movie follows Peppino, an old hit man in a '70 Naples, forced to come back in action by the murder of his son. This tragic event also arises reflections on life and on the soc...

Three Lives and Only One Death (1996) 6.9

Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)

Storyline:Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time. Writt...

The Man Who Sleeps (1974) 8.2

The Man Who Sleeps (1974)

Storyline:A 25-year-old male student in Paris becomes indifferent to the world around him, and subsequently feels a strong sense of alienation and hopelessness.User Reviews: Just watched my whole life. Emptiness of th...

Pickpocket (1959) 7.7

Pickpocket (1959)

Storyline:Michel takes up picking pockets as a hobby, and is arrested almost immediately, giving him the chance to reflect on the morality of crime. After his release, though, his mother dies, and he rejects the suppo...

Isadora’s Children (2019) 5.9

Isadora’s Children (2019)

Storyline:After the death of her two children, the legendary dancer Isadora Duncan composed a farewell solo entitled "The Mother". A century later, four women meet this upsetting dance.User Reviews: Art as healing, ex...

The Mouth of the Wolf (2009) 6.7

The Mouth of the Wolf (2009)

Storyline:The story of a criminal Vincenzo and his transsexual lover Mary, who waited for him for many years while he served his prison sentence.User Reviews: I went to see this film last night at the Melbourne Intern...

An Impossible Love (2018) 7.1

An Impossible Love (2018)

Storyline:In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in the birth of a daug...

Taipei Story (1985) 7.7

Taipei Story (1985)

Storyline:Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business, is never able to shake a longing for his past glory. One day, he runs into a forme teammate who is n...

I Know That Voice (2014) 7.0

I Know That Voice (2014)

Storyline:Filmmaker Lawrence Shapiro discusses voice-over acting with the talented people behind the characters.User Reviews:

Howards End (1992) 7.5

Howards End (1992)

Storyline:Encounter of three social classes of England at the beginning of the twentieth century: the Victorian capitalists (the Wilcoxes) considering themselves as aristocrats, whose only god is money; the enlightene...

Fata Morgana (1971) 6.9

Fata Morgana (1971)

Storyline:Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.User Reviews: World-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog has always been an interesting fig...

Le chant du Styrène (1959) 7

Le chant du Styrène (1959)

Storyline:Poetic and aesthetic visit of a large polystyrene factory.User Reviews: This cinematographic project is as poetic as it is technical in its depiction of the realm of plastics from its extraction from Nature ...

In the Aisles (2018) 7

In the Aisles (2018)

Storyline:After the shy and reclusive Christian loses his job, he starts to work for a wholesale market. Bruno from the Beverage aisle takes him under his wing and quickly becomes a fatherly friend to him. He shows hi...

The Giant (2017) 6.8

The Giant (2017)

Storyline:Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to se...

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018) 6.3

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018)

Storyline:Detective Dee is forced to defend himself against the accusations of Empress Wu while investigating a crime spree.User Reviews: Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings is quite different from the other two en...

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) 6.5

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

Storyline:Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surre...

The Little Stranger (2018) 5.6

The Little Stranger (2018)

Storyline:THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at ...

Moneyball (2011) 7.6

Moneyball (2011)

Storyline:Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on ...

In a World… (2013) 6.7

In a World… (2013)

Storyline:An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets ...

Ana-ta-han (1953) 7.4

Ana-ta-han (1953)

Storyline:In June 1944, twelve Japanese seaman are stranded on an abandoned-and-forgotten island called An-ta-han for seven years. The island's only inhabitants are the overseer of the abandoned plantation and an attr...

Manifesto (2015) 6.7

Manifesto (2015)

Storyline:Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situtationists, Dogma 95 and other artist groups, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmake...