A professor takes a group of students on a trip to an abandoned stage in a park, with the intention of finding a scenic setting for the production of the opera "Narcissus and Echo" by Anja Djordjevic. Boris, one of the students, thinks it would be a better idea a to make a film that uses existing recordings of the opera, but with a new story based on the ancient Greek myth about a young man in love with his own reflection in the lake. The relations between the students involved in the project and the surrounding events meld with the plot of this potential film, accentuating the various narcissism and the overall inability to suppress vanity and find real human contact.
A story about the struggle of Narcis, a 2.000 euro debt to some gangsters and a dog named Fifi.
A group of Anglican nuns, led by Sister Clodagh, are sent to a mountain in the Himalayas. The climate in the region is hostile and the nuns are housed in an odd old palace. They work to establish a school and a hospital, but slowly their focus shifts. Sister Ruth falls for a government worker, Mr. Dean, and begins to question her vow of celibacy. As Sister Ruth obsesses over Mr. Dean, Sister Clodagh becomes immersed in her own memories of love.
Narcisus and Psyche is based on a novel by Sandor Weores which was adapted by Vilmos Csaplar and director Gabor Body for a feature-length film. Borrowing the character of Psyche from mythology and placing her in Europe in the 19th century, the authors give her a "modern" life. She is an attractive young woman - and remains so throughout the film, in spite of one hardship after another. Psyche is libidinous, and her prurient interests shock her staid contemporaries.
A poem set in the fantasies of a young prostitute.
In this short film by Norman McLaren, dancers enact the Greek tragedy of Narcissus, the beautiful youth whose excessive self-love condemned him to a trapped existence. Skilfully merging film, dance and music, the film is a compendium of the techniques McLaren acquired over a lifetime of experimentation.
A young agoraphobic and megalomaniac scientist expresses a strong contempt for his fellows. Obsessed with a physical paradox he can't seem to solve, he decides to clone himself, since, according to him, only a brain similar to his can accomplish his work. After some time, the clone's presence becomes problematic...
Narcissus (from Greek Narkissos) shares the root nark-, with narcosis and narcotic. All these words have the same origin in the verb narkaō – to intoxicate through a strong smell. I was particularly interested to find out why a handsome and overall fortunate man says he never feels happy. He draws people in, but ends up hurting them, yet he is impossible to resist.
When sweet and impressionable single mother Nicole (Amber Goldfarb) is set up with Jonathan (Damon Runyan), a charismatic and handsome professor, she's immediately swept off her feet and able to give love a chance again. But as the romance blossoms, Nicole begins to question whether Jonathan is in fact the tragic widower he portrays himself to be or whether she's fallen in love with a master manipulator.
A story about normal people who have not lost themselves in today's narcissistic world.
Narcisa is pledged by her mother as security for a loan to a family that owns a gambling den.
Peter Foldes + Bernard Parmegiani + Computer Image Corporation! Synopsis: Based on the Greek myth of Narcissus and Echo.
In a garden at the party of the God Bacchus, Narciso's presence is the highlight of the party. Both gods and mortals seek his favors without getting anywhere.
A film poem, a re-telling of the Greek myth in modern terms. In the traditional pool the water has become muddy and Narcissus finds that mirrors are more rewarding for the study of his changing reflections. There are three mirrors, each reflecting a dramatic study in self-love. The first, love that deserves the adoration of the opposite sex; the second, homosexual love that investigates itself and its own sex; the third, love that insures one a place in the present and history.
Set in the near future, three facets of local law enforcement (a crooked cop, private detective and retired gangster) follow the case of a missing tourist. His disappearance will not only reflect their personal shortfalls but force them into the cold light of day as the three move ever closer to solving the case.
A situation goes awry when a dysfunctional family reunite weeks after the death of beloved family member Victoria.
Oliver and Cassi, a couple from Brooklyn, spend the day apart, meandering NYC, each with their respective best friend, trying to decide whether or not they should stay together and renew their lease or call it quits after five years.
Documentary about the work of photographer Alair Gomes, one of the first artists to introduce male nudity in Brazilian photography.