Careful, Soft Shoulders 1942

In this espionage movie, set in Washington during WW II, the daughter of an ex-senator has become a dress model. She is approached by an American counter-espionage agent who offers her a chance to serve her country. The carefree son of a naval official receives a similar offer. He is asked to secure secret Naval plans. Unbeknownst to them, the man they work for is actually a Nazi spy. The two dupes finally figure it out, and the spy kidnaps them. Somehow they escape and break up the spy ring.

The Underdog 1943

During WWII, a strong-willed 12-year-old boy tries to steer his vocationally and maritally confused father straight, at the same time striving to keep his honor while the gang in his new neighborhood bully him.

Free City 1958

The heroic struggle of Polish post office workers in Gdansk on the first day of World War II.

A Taste of Hell 1973

Set in the Philippines during WW II, two U.S. Army officers are caught and shot by a Japanese officer. One survives and soon joins with a guerrilla troop to battle the enemy... and get revenge.

Hiroshima Nagasaki August, 1945 1970

This documentary is a compilation of silent black-and-white film footage shot by the Japanese in Hiroshima and Nagasaki shortly after the atomic bomb blasts in early August 1945. English-language voice-over narration has been added, along with a few scenes from American sources. The film shows the destruction and injury caused by the atomic bombs in graphic detail.

My Zero Hour 1970

Germany in 1943. The Berlin worker Klaus Hartung is deployed as a soldier to the Eastern front during World War II. During a tour, he is captured by a Russian patrol. While in captivity, Hartung comes to the conclusion that he has to come through and actively take part in the effort to end the war. He consents to abduct a German officer together with two Russian soldiers. During their adventurous mission, the men who at first had been enemies, become sincere friends.

Letter from a Time of Exile 1988

Alaouié presents the stories of four exiles from Beirut. Their only connection is the voice of the narrator and their situation of living in exile in Europe. Told with a subtle humor, the film sketches four highly individual portraits of people, whose lives have taken unexpected turns due to the madness of the Civil War.

Freedom or Death 1979

The committee led by Çerçiz Topulli, Mihal Grameno and Hajredin Tremishti return to their village and assassinate the Turkish officer of Gjirokastra. Afterwards, the Ottoman army starts a campaign against the province of Mashkullorë, which became a symbol of Albanian resistance and fight for freedom.

The Radio Station 1979

Based on a novel by Ismail Kadare. A group of partisans is tasked with reestablishing Radio Tirana.