A veteran street cop is assigned a new partner. The partner is not exactly what he seems to be, though--he is an experimental android who has been programmed by the police lab.
Daniel is an obeying and high-flying barrister with the good life on his side. Nathaniel Quass is a rich and bizarre recluse, generous, obsessed and sad. This reluctant pair are caught up in an alliance againstu an ingenious conspiracy which threatens both of their lives.
BBC TV special interviews Gene Kelly about his life and career.
"The Three Musketeers" is 1973 animated TV movie from Hanna Barbera that is a remake of their own 1968 cartoon of the same name. In this film, the queen consort of France is falsely accused by Cardinal Richelieu of being involved in a plot to overthrow her husband, the king of France. The king's musketeers, Athos, Porthos, Aramis and a new recruit named D'Artagnan, attempt to solve the situation.
Physicist Dr Helen Czerski takes us on an amazing journey into the science of bubbles. Bubbles may seem to be just fun toys, but they are also powerful tools that push back the boundaries of science. The soap bubble with its delicate, fragile skin tells us about how nature works on scales as large as a solar system and as small as a single wavelength of light. Then there are underwater bubbles, which matter because they are part of how the planet works. Out at sea, breaking waves generate huge plumes of bubbles which help the oceans breathe. From the way animals behave to the way drinks taste, Dr Czerski shows how bubbles affect our world in all sorts of unexpected ways. Whether it's the future of ship design or innovative new forms of medical treatment, bubbles play a vital role.
Bob Frazer is a prominent attorney who compulsively tries to make amends with his younger, less polished brother Russ who runs the family business and harbors the guilt for their father's recent death.
1991 Japanese TV horror film.
The distinguished German writer Uwe Johnson (1934-1984) lived for several years in the 1960s on Manhattan’s Upper Westside. His publisher, Harcourt Brace, had hired him as a textbook editor for their German-language school book editions, which allowed him to stay in New York and also tend to his own writing. In his spare time he got to know his neighborhood very well, observing the goings on in the streets, cafeterias, and parks. In 1968 German Television agreed to coproduce a film with us in which Uwe Johnson would, on-camera, introduce and question the various characters with whom he exchanges news and opinions on his wanderings on the Upper West Side. We proposed to him that he participate in the documentary. Being essentially introverted he was not interested in the on-camera concept, but was willing to make a list of places and situations that he felt should be included in the film.
A portrait of Jacques Ellul, a French theologian/sociologist & anarchist who first became well-known to American readers with the English publishing of his book The Technological Society in 1964. For Ellul, technique represented an entire way of life characterized by life fragmented so that efficiency ultimately rules over all ethical decisions. Ellul warned that technique was having drastic effects on all aspects of modern life. Many Green Anarchists have cited Ellul's work on technique as influential on their thought.
A study of England's history, with particular emphasis on the role religion has played in shaping the nation and its people. Includes scenes of Stonehenge, the sanctuary at Glastonbury, the fortress of Maiden Castle, and Bamburg Castle. (worldcat.org)
An encounter exploring how people can fail to communicate even when they are talking by either not saying anything, not listening or simply evading.
A new lawyer investigates the abuse case of a young orphan girl and begins to believe that the orphanage priests have something to hide.
Autumn 1990. A young Austrian goes to a party held by some of his friends and provokes a hideous bloodbath. As a reflection of daily reality and its crass representation in the horror of one extreme crime, Michael Haneke has mounted material taken from one whole day of ORF (Austrian TV) broadcasting, using it in proportion to the time allocated to it in the programme schedule.