Ne Plus Ultra (Short Films)by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 16 Nov 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Favorite Films, Short Films,
"...the perfect or most extreme example of its kind; the ultimate..."
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2. See the Sea (1997)
Unrated | 52 min | Thriller
Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community. A stranger appears. Her name is Tatiana, she's passing through, and pitches her tent... See full summary »
Votes: 1,929 | Gross: $0.05M
4. Carne (1991)
40 min | Short, Crime, Drama
After a dreadful incident coupled with an ungovernable paroxysm of violence, a butcher will fall into a downward spiral that will burn to the ground whatever dignity still remained in him.
10. The Vampires of Poverty (1977)
28 min | Comedy, Short
Fictional film that simulates being a documentary about filmmakers who exploit the misery with mercantilist purposes. It is a scathing criticism "porno-misery" and the opportunism of the ... See full summary »
13. An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1986)
9 min | Short
A father along with his son and sister is driving back home in his car. The son continiously is throwing orange peels onto the road when suddenly the father stops the car and tells his son ... See full summary »
15. Gasman (1998)
15 min | Short, Drama
It's the Christmas season. With her mom's help, Lynne, a girl of perhaps eight, dresses up; her younger brother Steven plays with a toy car. The children leave with their dad, who's ... See full summary »
16. A Sense of History (1992 TV Short)
25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
The 23rd Earl of Leete shares brief moments of his life, the truth behind his family estate and his particular glorious moment when he murdered his wife and his brother.
17. World of Glory (1991)
14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
After witnessing an act of unprecedented violence without even flinching, an emotionally numb real-estate agent visits his ailing mother at the hospital, and then, the graveyard. Is there a speck of happiness in this cruel and short life?
19. Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (1989)
8 min | Short, Comedy
A 9 minute comedy starring Dominique Pinon (Delicatessen). Featuring muted colors with a sepia black and white, Pinon takes the viewer through various examples of what he "likes and ... See full summary »
22. The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977)
G | 7 min | Comedy, Short
Bernie Cates requests the services of the most absent-minded waiter he's ever seen, who pours water before setting the glasses, endlessly repeats questions, brings wrong orders, and ruins everything- but the bill.
23. My Childhood (1972)
Not Rated | 46 min | Biography, Drama
The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the ... See full summary »
24. The Wave (1981 TV Short)
TV-G | 44 min | Short, Biography, Drama
An experiment in an American High School where students learn how easy it is to be seduced by the same social forces which led to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Based on a true story.
25. The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)
G | 23 min | Short, Western
The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.
27. The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983)
16 min | Adventure, Short, Comedy
A group of down-and-out accountants mutiny against their bosses and sail their office building onto the high seas in search of a pirate's life.
28. Dottie Gets Spanked (1993 TV Short)
30 min | Short
An artistic six-year-old boy in 1960s America is obsessed with The Dotty Show. His father is concerned about the show's sexual influence, especially the boy's fascination with a spanking scene.
30. Black Rider (1993)
Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Comedy
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge.
32. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993)
12 min | Short, Comedy
This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »
36. Black Angel (1980)
PG | 25 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
A knight finds his village destroyed and abandoned. He tries to track the attackers down and avenge his family, but almost drowns. A maiden, prisoner of Black Knight, saves him, so he vows to free her, even though she warns him not to.
37. Frog Story (1972)
23 min | Short, Fantasy
Another ordinary day in Harry's life, having a few drinks after a long day of work. Then, while walking out of the bar, a distant voice keeps calling him and the voice pleads to the man to ... See full summary »
39. A Reason to Live (1976)
30 min | Short
Vince arranges to meet Chi Chi, who he is having an illicit affair with. But she is killed in an accident. Vince's sister fails in a suicide attempt but dies by electrocution as fog ... See full summary »
40. The Silence (1982)
30 min | Short
During the Vietnam War, soldier Jason is injured and separated from his platoon. Mei, a mysterious young woman, finds him and takes him into her home.
41. Rocky VI (1986)
9 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Definitely not to be confused with any of Sylvester Stallone's efforts, this is a wicked satire on 'Rocky IV', in which Rocky takes on the monolithic Russian fighter Igor - and loses. ... See full summary »
42. God (1998)
11 min | Short, Comedy
Talking to the camera, Margaret tells us about her friendship with God. "We talk every day," she explains. And at that moment, her phone rings, and it's God on the line. God's gossip is the... See full summary »
43. Goodie-Two-Shoes (1984)
35 min | Short, Romance
A teacher volunteers a group of misfit students to take a new dance class including a goodie-two-shoes and his bully. Awkwardness, friendship, competition, and romance follows.