Le viel homme et l'enfant France, Drama The parents of a little Jewish boy Alain Cohen decide to evacuate him at the height of the bombing of their town in He goes to stay with an elderly couple. Jews are being rounded up and the old man Michel Simon is superficially anti-Semitic, so the boy is told to say he is Catholic, and even learns the Lord's Prayer. The drama is about the developing relationship between the boy and the man.
He has a couple of near-disclosures, especially when he's told to bathe in the iron bath in the middle of the kitchen. We see his "problem", the determined old lady Luce Fabiole who wants to wash him does not.
Philippines , A lesbian feminist film. Daisy Desiree Del Valle has inherited, from her abusive father, the role of circumcising all the young men in the village, and she bristles against the expectation that she must then marry one of them. There are several scenes of circumcisions in the first hour. I rented the movie Tuli from netflix. I expected, from the descriptions I'd read on various websites, that Tuli was an anti- circumcision film, as it is repeatedly described as the story of a young woman bucking against traditional Filipino society and her circumciser-father.
And so it seemed, throughout the entire movie, beginning with the horrible opening scene of children being circumcised; the circumciser Bembol Roco portrayed as an evil drunk; then his daughter, Daisy Desiree del Valle , specifically choosing the one intact young man in town, Nanding Carlo Aquino , to impregnate her.
The movie is filled with depictions of the evils of superstition; from villagers who believe that dwarves and lesbians curse children; to Catholics who whip themselves with instruments of torture on Holy Days.
The recurring theme is that all the 'bad' men in town are circumcised, while the one kind man in town is uncut: At the movie's climax, the village people get together to violently tear Daisy and her female lover, Botchok Vanna Garcia , from their home. It is Nanding alone who comes to their defense, fighting off the attackers, and when he succeeds, Botchok shouts to the villagers: And yet, after all that, just like ALWAYS, the very last scene of the movie, after spending two hours depicting their uniqueness and independence, shows Daisy circumcising Nanding, because he, after all, is a "REAL" man - and, like the idiotic villagers shouted all along, "REAL" men are circumcised.
There are repeated Catholic images and scenes throughout the movie; even the ending credits are adorned with various Christian drawings. The current pope has even again reminded Catholics that they are "a church without circumcision.
The first of three parts, we follow Tulse Luper in three distinct episodes: Packed with stylistic flourishes, it's a dense, comic study of 20th century history, revolving around the contents of one man's suitcases. During Tulse's childhood 5'40" in , he Richard Pask and his friends are playing war and explain to their friend David Joshua Light that he must be Jewish because he's "lost a piece of his willy. Uncut Canada, A comedy set in Ottawa in , about three gay men named Peter - one, Cort Matthew Ferguson , is writing a book about male circumcision; another, Koosens Michael Achtman , is transcribing that book in a typing agency and is obsessed with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau to a degree that draws the attention of a police officer; the third, Peter Denham Damon D'Oliveira , seduces the first two and then betrays them both.
A Jewish man who has converted to Christianity is extolling the new-found joys of being a Christian at Christmas: That's right, I'm going to get my snozzle! Harold's is absurdly stretched when he tries to pull it from a post to which it has frozen, and is probably a stunt-cock. Click on images for larger Clearly the restoration involved is surgical. View from the Top US, A romantic comedy about becoming a flight attendant.
At a dinner party, a veteran flight attendant, Sally Weston Candice Bergen married to a rich Texan, is host to several new flight attendants. So what was it like, Mrs Weston, when you started flying? Oh, it was wonderful! The exotic cities - Christine Christina Applegate: I hear all those Europe men are uncircumcised.
Randy Joshua Malina, informatively: Mr Weston looks pained The humour lies in the inappropriateness of the question, topped by the inappropriateness of the answer, with a mildly homophobic dig at Randy's supposed promiscuity though one circumcised European would be sufficient for him to be correct.
On another level, it is anti-intact: Virtual Sexuality Romantic comedy with a touch of sci-fi. Justine Parker Laura Fraser , 17, wants to lose her virginity. She goes to a virtual reality fair for a date with self-styled superstud Alex Thorne Kieran O'Brien , but he stands her up and she goes with her friend Chas Lovett Luke de Lacey.
In a machine intended to give her a virtual makeover, she sets the controls for her ideal man Rupert Penry-Jones instead. An explosion puts her into his body and she calls herself Jake, but has much to learn about being a man.
Jake and Chas are in a locker-room, where naked men are horsing around: Jesus, would you look at Carter's. But he's got no - the inside's showing. A scene that would probably have been turned on its head in the US. US, A semi-improvised comedy. To celebrate the town's th anniversary, an off5-Broadway director is mounting an historical pageant.
Guffman is a Broadway theatre critic who has been invited to the opening night. Two of the cast - a travel agent who has left town only once and the dentist - and their partners are having dinner together. Ron Albertson Fred Willard: How'd you find this place? Well, we've been, uh coming here for many years Sheila Albertson Catherine O'Hara rather the worse for wear What's it..
What's it like to be with a circumcised man? Mrs [first name not given] Pearl Linda Kash reacts. I'd ask you more about that but Ron said the whole Jew thing Ron whispers in Sheila's ear.
Reaction from Dr Pearl. When Ron had his surgery All right, all right I said, 'Hey circumcise it while you're at it,' you know Ron's the only man I've been with. What surgery did he have?
A minor corrective surgery. It's not minor anymore. Pearl noticing Ron's embarrassment: Well maybe we should change the subject. I had, uh, what most guys would, um, dream of: I had penis reduction surgery.
Which there aren't many. You're gonna say, 'I've never heard of that,' because there haven't been that many cases. Reaction from Mrs Pearl Sheila: I said, 'Ron do something' and he said, 'Why don't you get one of those vagina enlargements?
Walk on Water Israel, Explores Israeli-German and straight-gay relationships, among other things. They are showering after swimming in the Dead Sea. So they didn't circumcise you? I think I never saw one. You know, we used to talk about it in the army. If it looks bigger and if it's better in bed It's the only one I ever had.
Is everybody like that in Europe? Axel as they get dressed: In Germany, hardly nobody's circumcised - except for the Turks. In other countries of Europe? Also the English and the French. Actually, only the Muslims are circumcised in Europe. And the Jews, of course. I think it looks better circumcised. I see you know quite a lot about it. Circumcision is a plot device to develop the relationship between the men. Axel is giving away that he is gay, but Eyon doesn't notice.
Not many gay Germans would think a circumcised penis looks better than their own - perhaps he is flirting. No-one is more loyal Than those who use a mohel. Jonathan Jonathan Velasquez and a young woman have been pulling their clothes off as they go upstairs. When they reach the bedroom, Jonathan takes off his trousers. Why, it looks different? They begin to have sex.
A welcome change from "Eew! You know they haven't spoken in over a year? Just make sure it goes all the way in the back.