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Macario Macario
Macario and Peeping Tom
The Black Pirate (The Black Buccaneer) (Country: US; Year: 1926; Director: Albert Parker; Writer: Douglas Fairbanks, Jack Cunningham; Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Tempe Pigott, Donald Crisp, Sam De Grasse)
A nobleman infiltrates a pirate crew, seeking to avenge his father's death, but falls for a young woman on board ship.
The Dupes (al-Makhdu'un, The Deceived) (Country: Syria; Year: 1972; Director: Tawfik Saleh; Writer: Ghassan Kanafani, Tawfik Saleh; Stars: Mohamed Kheir-Halouani, Abderrahman Alrahy, Bassan Lofti Abou-Ghazala, Saleh Kholoki, Thanaa Debsi)
Three desperate Palestinians head for Kuwait to try to find work.
Macario (Country: Mexico; Year: 1960; Director: Roberto Gavaldón; Writer: B. Traven, Emilio Carballido, Roberto Gavaldón; Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero, Mario Alberto Rodríguez, José Gálvez, José Luis Jiménez, Eduardo Fajardo, Consuelo Frank, José Dupeyrón, Celia Tejeda, Pepé Marionetas y sus, Luis Aceves Castañeda, Miguel Arenas, Alfredo Wally Barrón, Queta Carrasco)
A peasant is befriended by 'Death' and given a water that can heal any disease... but his new powers attract unwanted attention.
Peeping Tom (Face Of Fear) (Country: UK; Year: 1960; Director: Michael Powell; Writer: Leo Marks; Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, Maxine Audley, Brenda Bruce, Miles Malleson, Esmond Knight, Martin Miller, Michael Goodliffe, Jack Watson, Shirley Anne Field)
A young photographer becomes fascinated by expressions of fear, with deadly consequences.
Pressure (Country: UK; Year: 1976; Director: Horace Ové; Writer: Horace Ové, Samuel Selvon; Stars: Herbert Norville, Oscar James, Frank Singuineau, Lucita Lijertwood)
Life presents a series of cultural challenges for a young second generation immigrant.
The Dupes The Dupes
The Dupes and Pressure
The Stranger And The Fog (Gharibeh Va Meh) (Country: Iran; Year: 1976; Director: Bahram Beyzaie; Writer: Bahram Beyzaie; Stars: Parvaneh Massoumi, Khosrow Shojazadeh, Manuchehr Farid, Esmat Safavi, Sami Tahassoni, Valiyollah Shirandami, Reza Yaghuti, Esmaeel Poor Reza, Mohammad Poursattar, Mohsen Mohammad Bagher, Ali Zhekan, Hamid Taati, Iraj Raminfar, Parviz Mahram, Mehdi Bahmanpoor)
A stranger is helped by the village he washes up in and falls for a widow, sparking trouble.

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