In this Icelandic film a lively independent middle aged woman, Halla, lives a double life as a choral director with a secret identity as an environmental activist known only as ‘Woman of the Mountain’. This is a quirky comedy/drama/thriller with a heart.
During a long hot summer in the 1970s, four boys roam free through a neglected rural Welsh paradise, until a tragedy strikes that sets them against the adult world and changes their lives forever. Last Summer, filmed in South Wales is a low budget film, written and directed by Jon Jones, shot over 22 days using a small hand held camera. The young, non professional actors in this coming of age drama give star performances
In post Soviet Russia, a cleaner, who was a well regarded Bolshoi conductor (Aleskei Gustov) hatches a plan after intercepting a fax from Paris: Bring his old orchestra back together. Along with a brilliant young violinist (Melaine Laurent), they head for the bright lights to play Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto in D. This wacky comedy of slapstick, irony and wonderful music soars to a wonderful climax.