Karen and Jack met in a mental hospital and fell in love. They set out to follow what Jack thinks is his destiny: killing Elvis Presley.
Shangri-La (Kin’yu hametsu Nippon: Togenkyo no hito-bito) follows the lives of a group of homeless people in Japan who run into a man who nearly commits suicide and decide to help him out of his financial troubles. Using their various ingenious resources they embark on a complex scheme to blackmail a crooked businessman, whose bankruptcy claim has put people out of work. It’s a fun romp as these seemingly homeless people manage to outsmart the very people who cast them from society.
Sammy, a zookeeper, prepares to go on a vacation with his friend. He starts to tell his friend about what a good time he had on his last vacation, visiting alligator farms and nudist camps, which are shown in flashbacks.
Patty Chang examines the idea of Shangri-La, the mythical hamlet of James Hilton’s 1933 novel Lost Horizon, which has come to represent a romanticized, exotic paradise in the English-speaking world. Chang’s video installation documents and explores her journey to an imaginary place—and to a town recently named Shangri-La by the Chinese government to exploit its touristic potential.
Mankind is nearly extinct in this post-apocalyptic creature thriller. Most humans died from a deadly plague and the ice age they manufactured to eradicate it. A man named Vargas leads a group of survivors on a quest to reach Shangri-La, the last safe haven on Earth. However, they must fight through the cold, a mutant cult and a pack of deadly creatures to get there.
British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.
Ji Ling lives with her husband in Taibei, Taiwan. After a crash that killed their young child, Ji Ling is overcome with grief. Not able to forgive the couple who were driving the other car and even more frustrated with her husband's apparent lack of emotion, she flees to Shangri-la. While traveling, she encounters a young man named Alex who insists on accompanying her as a tour guide. They become close as they travel together but Ji Ling, upon discovering the young man's secret, feels betrayed and continues on her own. On her way to the holy Meili Snow Mountain she meets more disaster. During the long journey in Shangri-la, Ji Ling finds her own way to face the death of her child.
Strange Rumblings in Shangri La is a mix of high performance surfing and stunning cinematography that documents our unforgettable worldwide journey in search of surfing's own holy grail. From the frigid waters of Iceland to the tropical beauty of Mozambique. From dreamy French beach breaks to exotic islands off the coast of Brazil, and into deepest Indonesia. Shot in 16mm film and created in the spirit of the classic films by Bruce Brown and Jacques Cousteau, Strange Rumblings in Shangri La will take you on an adventure you won't soon forget.
Le jeune Geza est le coureur le plus rapide de sa génération. Les médecins découvrent que sa jeune soeur, malade, doit être opérée du coeur. Or, l'opération coûte cher et la famille de Geza est pauvre. L'adolescent n'a plus qu'un espoir : participer à une grande course organisée à travers le Tibet, et dont le gagnant se verra remettre une très grosse somme d'argent. Devenu le héros de tout un pays, Geza va vivre une incroyable aventure, pleine de joie et de suspense, d'émotions et de rencontres.
Shangri-La is the fourth solo album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler recorded in February 2004 at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu California and released on 28 September 2004 -- 1. "5.15 A.M." 5:54 2. "Boom, Like That" 5:49 3. "Sucker Row" 4:56 4. "The Trawlerman's Song" 5:02 5. "Back to Tupelo" 4:31 6. "Our Shangri-La" 5:41 7. "Everybody Pays" 5:24 8. "Song for Sonny Liston" 5:06 9. "Whoop De Doo" 3:53 10. "Postcards from Paraguay" 4:07 11. "All That Matters" 3:08 12. "Stand Up Guy" 4:32 13. "Donegan's Gone" 3:05 14. "Don't Crash the Ambulance" 5:06
CG Animation Short Film "The Legend of Shangri-la" is adapted from the poem of the same title by the famous poet Tao Yuan Ming of Dong Jin Dynasty over 1000 years ago. By applying Chinese traditional painting techniques and papercutting to CG, IDMT created this unique animation film with the style and movement of Shan-Xi shadow puppet show. The combination results in this original 3D CG short film with its unique visual style. It tranquilly depicts Peach Blossom Valley (known to the western culture as Shangri-La), the earthly paradise, in Dong Jin people's mind and their desire to return to happy and harmonic life.
MAMA'S GOLD is a heartfelt story of one woman (China Mama) and her 300 ethnic orphans, aged from 2 to 17 years old, many who are survivors of the devastating earthquakes and poverty that struck southwest China in 1996 and 1998. Seen through the close observation of the orphanage's daily life and juxtaposed with the filmmaker's visit to the children's original villages deep in the mountains, the film reveals the painful healing process of orphans struggling to cope with the psychological scars of their past. Paralleled in the film, and against the backdrop of China in the midst of a historical transformation is the conflict China Mama has with her one time friend/donor from the United States, consequently resulting in an unsettling lawsuit that threatens to close the orphanage. MAMA's GOLD makes direct comment on survival, loneliness and the universal struggle in face of great challenges.
In an attempt to unravel a mystery, a team of internationally renowned climbers and explorers join forces with archaeologists, anthropologists and art historians to climb into unexplored cave complexes that humans had not entered for hundreds if not thousands of years. What they find inside will rock the Himalayan world and re-write the history of this remote and mystical region.
"Huayao Bride in Shangri-la" (2005) features a beautiful and wild village girl of the Hua Yao Yi minority tribe in Yunnan. Dancing with flying dragons, she has to choose between love and her passion for the colourful dances.
Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.
A documentary of explorer Richard Halliburton's travels on the Indian sub-continent, featuring a mix of real and staged footage.