Galahad

Galahad

On the 8th June 1982, at the height of the Falklands War, 53 men lost their lives and hundreds were injured in Argentine air attacks on British ships Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram. 32 of those men were Welsh Guards - some of them no more than boys.

Who Will Comfort Toffle?

Who Will Comfort Toffle? 1980

This short animation film is based on a Tove Jansson picture book. It tells of the little knytt (“knytt” is a non-existing word signifying something tiny like a crumb) who is ever so lonely, but so shy that he is afraid to approach others. The story follows the trials and tribulations of the little knytt and how he finally finds company. (IMDb)

The Invincible Space Streaker

The Invincible Space Streaker 1977

The Taiwanese jump into the tokusatsu market with this tale of an evil scientist turning people into creatures to do his bidding. Adults are hard to control so he lures a group of boys to his lab. He doesn't quite have the hang of it and after several failures gets it working properly on Hsiao Po. The process is interrupted when Hsiao Wen takes a piss on the control panel. The boys escape and the process is eventually completed by the evil scientist's good brother, and we have our superhero. What follows is a group sing-a-long at an amusement park, motorcycle chases and fights between our hero and lots of bad guys in ridiculous costumes.

Seven Foxes

Seven Foxes 1985

Billionaire Suen falls seriously ill, he hopes to find his only son who has been missing for twenty years to inherit his fortune. Meanwhile, he tells his butlers to find a killer, to kill him when he is joyful, so that he won’t suffer too much from his illness. Suen meets a woman and asks her to move in, in return he promises to pass his fortune to her. Thief Yee, Scammer Tao, and Single Fong all flood in and assert that they are the son of Suen.

Le voyage

Le voyage 1984

The emotional interplay between an arguing couple, in love but not happy with their relationship, is meant to be the sustaining force in this crime drama with little other action. Thomas (Christophe Malavoy) has been blackmailed into carrying a shipment of explosives in his Peugeot to Egypt, where the devices will be forwarded to guerrillas on Cyprus. He brings his lover Veronique (Victoria Abril) along for the dangerous ride from Switzerland to the south, knowing the explosives can be easily detonated by accident and enemy agents as well as government agents are out to capture him. Both protagonists have a short fuse themselves, and as they separate and then come back together, their final destination looms ever closer in more ways than one.

The Adventures of Gamba

The Adventures of Gamba 1984

An adventurous wild mouse called Gamba travels with his friends to see the ocean but he finds an injured mouse and hears about the violence of white ferret Noroi. Gamba decides to help the mice suffering under Noroi's tyranny.

Plunderers of the Sea

Plunderers of the Sea 1975

Gomer lives in a humble fishing village where the men sail out to sea and the women stay behind to dive for sponge. The village has been troubled by a spate of disappearances on the part of its seafaring youngsters. Gomer learns of this upon returning from an extended voyage, and soon sets out in his tiny skiff to get to the bottom of things. Eventually he stumbles upon the island hideout of a band of modern day pirates who, under the leadership of a female captain named Odessa, are responsible for kidnapping and enslaving many of Gomer's friends and neighbors.