A Monkey's Tale is an action-packed animated adventure that tells the story of two tribes of monkeys the Laankos and the Woonkos long separated by fierce rivalry. One day a young Woonko Kom accidentally finds himself in the world of the Laankos where he discovers how similar the Laankos are to his own creed. Romance evil friendship comedy and tragedy lead finally to reconciliation in an uplifting family adventure.
Set in France and Spain in the second half of the sixteenth century Don Carlo tells the story of the political and amorous rivalry between Philip II of Spain and his son Don Carlo. Luchino Visconti's magnificent and definitive Royal Opera production of Verdi's Don Carlo was first seen in 1958 and is seen here in a staging by Christopher Renshaw filmed in 1985. The Visconti sets recreate the forest of Fontainebleau the monastery of San Yuste and Don Carlo's dark underground prison with equal effectiveness. The superb cast is led by Ileana Cotrubas as a tender and touching Elisabetta the fine lyric tenor Luis Lima in the title role and the great baritone Giorgio Zancanaro as Rodrigo. The conductor is Bernard Haitink.
Based on a true story. 1876. The heir to the vast Tichborne fortune Sir Roger Tichborne presumed drowned at sea in 1866 is reportedly seen in Australia. His brother Alfred and the family servant Andrew Bogle arrive from England to investigate the matter. However Alfred's demise prompts the Tichbourne's to refuse funds for Andrew's return. Andrew desperately searches for a candidate to fill in for the missing heir and settles on local butcher Thomas Castro whom he coaches to succeed in such a scam. With the family divided in their belief that he is their missing kin the impostor is soon standing trial...
Beyond The Barbed Wire: An Artist's View of the Holocaust is the story of Ben Altman and the miracle of life. As a child, Ben wanted to become a painter but his life circumstances did not allow that freedom, instead he learned the practical skills of a tailor. During WWII, Ben's first wife and son were captured and taken to Auschwitz. After spending the night together on the streets of a ghetto in Poland, they were separated when Ben left them in the early morning to find work. He never saw.
A Monkey's Tale is an action-packed fun-filled humourous adventure tells the story of two tribes of monkeys the Laankos and the Woonkos long divided by rivalry and now living in fear of each other. Kom a rebellious teenage monkey is told by the elders of the Wonkoos that he must never venture into the mysterious depths of the jungle for fear of what Laankos might do to him.One day quite by accident Kom finds himself in the world of Laankos where he discovers that they are in fact very similar to his own tribe. Having befriended the Laankos king the film tells Kom's story of how romance evil deeds friendship comic escapades and tragedy lead finally to reconciliation in an uplifting and universally appealing family adventure.
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