comedy

Cheeni Kum

Grouchy, uptight 64-year-old Buddhadev Gupta lives a fairly wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with his widowed TV and wrestling-addicted mom. He is the owner of Spice 6, one of London’s top restaurants that specializes in Indian dishes. One day a customer, Nina Verma, complains about the zafrani pulao, and Buddhadev does not take it well, only to subsequently find out that the pulao was indeed imperfect. He decides to make amends to Nina and lends her his umbrella during a rainy day. Both subsequently become friends, fall in love, and decide to get married. She is introduced to Buddhadev’s mom, who instantly approves of her. Nina, who lives in Delhi with her widower dad, cuts short her visit when her dad gets sick. Buddhadev and his mom also travel to India so that Buddhadev can ask for Nina’s hand from her now-fully recovered dad. Buddhadev does meet with Nina’s dad and, after considerable hesitation, does manage to ask for Nina’s hand and is abruptly refused–for Nina is only 34 years of age, and Buddhadev is six years older than Nina’s dad. When Nina and Buddhadev insist on getting married, her Gandhian dad decides to undertake a fast unto death (satyagraha). The question remains, will Buddhadev and Nina continue their relationship, and how will this satyagraha impact Mr. Verma’s life?

Jumping for Joy

United States, 1964. Bobbie Dean is a boyish girl who has an extraordinary talent for basketball. Because she’s a girl, Bobbie is limited in her playing. She can only compete in girl’s basketball, that has restricted rules and is hardly taken serious by anyone. When Bobbie is helping her father making a delivery, some boys are playing ball. They assume she is a boy and when they see her play they want her on their college team. But when Bobbie’s secret eventually gets out, there are people who are willing to use any means necessary to ensure she never touches a ball in man’s basketball again.

Paper Boys

A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can’t seem to shake off his dysfunctional family history. Paper Boys is an adventure into the psychology of sales as a metaphor for life as these young “Glengarry Glen Ross” wannabes terrorize a suburban neighborhood near everyone!

Fakers

Set in present day London and 1911 Italy, screenwriter Paul Gerstenberger’s Fakers is a funny, sharp and fast moving tale of blackmail and forgery set in the upper echelons of the international art society. An offbeat crime caper in the tradition of The Thomas Crown Affair and The Italian Job, Fakers weaves and twists it way to a bombshell denouement that will disarm even the most hardnosed mystery enthusiast.

Si-ra-no; Yeon-ae-jo-jak-do

The Cyrano Agency is a dating agency which helps people who can’t date to have a love life. The agency staff try helping their clients without being noticed. The agency’s representatives Byeong-hoon (played by Eom Tae-woong)and Min-yeong (Park Sin-hye) are giving their best to pair up their client, Sang-yong (Choi Daniel), with his love interest named Hee-joong (Lee Min-jeong). But when Byeong-hun sees Hee-joong’s profile, he begins to doubt their abilities. Will “Cyrano Agency” succeed in their mission? This is a fun little romantic comedy made the Korean way. And a special notice for Eom Tae-woong, who i think is a good actor. He resembles another great Korean actor, Tony Leung(starred in In The Mood For Love).

Londinium

Allen, the British producer of a successful TV show, is married to beautiful Carly, the star of his show. Ben is a young American, hired to write the script for their show, falls in love and marries sexy French girl Fiona, a make up artist for the show. They all live in London and spend much of their time – both at work and in private – together and it isn’t long before they each have an affair with the partner of the other.

Turning Green

Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to America. One lucky weekend in London, James discovers pornography and, desperate for cash, he decides to sell them back in Ireland. His success spreads wildly. After finding a possible way home, he must decide where home really is, and finds that one’s place in the world is all a state of mind.

The Metrosexual

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Toppuresu

The ever-lively and upbeat Natsuko tries to mend a broken heart by carrying on with a string of short-lived affairs after her break-up with Tomomi. But when Tomomi announces her plans to marry – a man – Natsuko becomes inconsolable. While all this is taking place, Natsuko’s straight male roommate is grappling with his own feelings for her, and a young high school girl comes to Tokyo searching for the mother that long ago left her for a female lover. Each character – queer, straight, male, female, young, old, and in-between – struggles to make peace with him/herself as all their lives overlap. This story captures the power of young love, and the web of the city

Min søsters børn i Ægypten

Uncle Erik is supposed to take the children on a vacation to Egypt, but he becomes sick. It looks like there won’t be any trip to Egypt, which the children have been looking forward to for ages. However, it’s decided that father will accompany them and everything goes well, until they’re at the airport. Father misses the plane and the children find themselves alone in Cairo. Almost… Their neighbor and arch nemesis Mrs Flinth has also gone to Cairo, to meet her sister, who’s married to the Danish ambassador. After some persuasion, Mrs Flinth agrees to look after the children during their stay in Egypt, but she drives a hard bargain. She wants to take them to boring museums and lectures, while they want to swim in the pool and go to the camel race. Will they once more find a way to get their will through? And will Mrs Flinth soften up?