The Miller family have just moved to Ireland from New York and for young Mickey Miller the Irish countryside is far from the life she's even known. Her mother has inherited a small cottage and the family are set to move in. Adjusting to country life isn't easy for Mickey but she finds a local friend he's quick to tell her about the ancient mysteries of her new home.
The biggest mystery is about the tale of The Black Knight, once Mickey learns about the castle the knight used to live in, it doesn't take her long to go and explore. The house is now inhabited by Lady Thyrza and she tells the story of the knight and his daughter. When an accidental fire broke out in the castle, 7 children died, the very next day 7 white horses appeared on the property and have never left.
Feeling a close affinity to the horses, Mickey feels like she might be able to uncover some of the past mysteries and give a little solace to the lost souls of Longwood. Mickey might be young but destiny awaits.
No one really knows Jack (Clooney). Or maybe his name is Edward. Some call him Butterfly, and he's clearly a ruthlessly efficient man who leaves little to chance. An expert in customised guns and ammunition, he's hiding in an Italian village from some nasty Swedes. There he's making a rifle for Mathilde (Reuten) while befriending a priest (Bonacelli) and starting a tentative relationship with local prostitute Carla (Placido). But he doesn't trust anyone, and starts to worry whether he'll survive this job.
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Jack is an an assassin, his job sends him all over the world. Deciding to take some time out, he retreats to a lake in Sweden but given the nature of his job Jack always seems to have a target painted on his back and once again a sniper attempts to kill him.
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Herbert, Anton Corbijn, Johan Leysen and Thekla Reuten - Herbert Grönemeijer, Thekla Reuten, Johan Leysen and Anton Corbijn Vlissingen, The Netherlands - Film By The Sea Film Festival Friday 10th September 2010
When the first Highlander film appeared in the mid-80s it was greeted with enthusiastic though tempered praise. Critics saw it as exciting if pulpy but audiences embraced it as a grungy, violent science fiction romp. As with most good things (that make money), a sequel was conjured up.
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The story features a flustered father named Jean Vereecken (Josse De Pauw) who has a crazy vision of grandeur when he contemplates the notion of turning his talent-challenged, plump daughter Marva (Eva van der Gucht) into a glorified, moneymaking pop star. The poor gal is so earnest in her attempt to please her weary middle-aged father that she subjects herself to constant humiliation. This includes entering karaoke contests in which laryngitis-inflicted patients have a better chance at winning than the put-upon diva wannabe. But despite the obvious void in Marva's singing ability, Jean still stubbornly pens songs for his little gal to vocalize, with uneven results.
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