Adrian Messenger, a famous writer, asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, a former British agent, to help him investigate the whereabouts of the people who appear on a list, without asking him the reason why he should do so.
In his own special field as a designer of typefaces, Adrian Frutiger has left his mark on the second half of the 20th century. His professional peers speak of Frutiger as a living legend. To the general public however he remains unknown, even though every day they may come face to face with his work in one form or another, as lettering for texts, logos and corporate images for the post office, museums and institutions of all kinds, airports and metropolitan railways. Frutiger has never sought fame, only to design typefaces that are efficient and easy on the eye. In designing typefaces he does not attempt to be trendy. Letters are a tool, a vehicle for the transportation of thought.
The American Film Institute series "The Directors" provides one-hour glimpses into the careers of directors whose films have significantly influenced world cinema. Originally a director of award-winning commercials, England's Adrian Lyne moved on to deliver box office blockbusters (Fatal Attraction), cult favorites (Flashdance, Jacob's Ladder) and serious literary adaptations (the remake of Lolita).
A provocative skinhead fantasy set in a locker room.
Adrian Semoti lives in the constant laps of his daily life since the separation of theatre actress Florina. One day Florina announces herself by sending back what he once gave her as a present. Neither new acquaintance nor family squabbling can distract him. The attempt to circumnavigate the final end of the relation, the separating couples bond inflames for the last time.
Adrian Frutiger was one of the most important type designers of our time. The Swiss, born in 1928, created more than thirty fonts, including the world-famous Méridien, Univers and Frutiger type families. Less well-known are his extraordingary freely conceived works. This film is a straightforward, sensitive portrait of the designer and his work which presents Adrian Frutiger's achievements and his relationship to nature in a new way. All the cinematography is done in High Definition, stills of the well-known Swiss cameraman Pio Corradi and the music composed by famous Swiss songwriter Hanery Amman add to the very personal portrait.
It is 1997 and Adrian is now 30 and the Head Chef in a top Soho restaurant. He currently lives in the upstairs room of the restaurant; the rest of his family remain in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. He is estranged from his wife Jo Jo, a Nigerian woman who has returned to her home country following their separation, and they are in the middle of a divorce. The real love of Adrian's life is, as ever, Pandora, who is now standing for Labour MP of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and tipped for power as one of Blair's Babes in the New Labour government that follows.
Adrian is living his dream. Since early childhood he has wanted to be a ballet star. The elite state ballet school in Berlin, however, is tough and Adrian's father, a bulldozer operator, doesn't understand his son's goals at all. For eight years, from Adrian's childhood through puberty, Manuel Fenn accompanied him on his arduous journey.
Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
A biographical drama directed by Michele Soavi (2 parts).
Lissette's favorite aunt, Adriana, settled in Australia, is arrested in 2007 while is visiting her family in Chile and accused of having worked for dictator Pinochet's notorious secret police, the DINA, and participated in the commission of state crimes. When Adriana denies these accusations, Lissette begins to investigate her story to film a documentary about it.
Live shows recorded in Rio De Janeiro. This DVD includes versions of their biggest hits never heard before including 4 unpublished tracks. This is an excellent chance to watch the exciting Adriana Calcanhotto in action.
Owners of the Angelini Shoe Company, one of the last family-owned businesses in Greenwich Village, fight to save the company during financial hardships.
Angela Gheorghiu and Jonas Kaufmann star in David McVicar's Royal Opera House production of Francesco Cilea's 1902 opera. Mark Elder conducts the Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana's lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar's staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the "elegant production, sumptuously designed ... The spectacle guarantees a good night out."
In a remote island where mourning was settled, a man decreed that there will never be sex or children anymore... The island gets desolate and he decided to send his daughter, Adriana, to the mainland to form a family by natural methods.
2068: in a dystopic Milan, a simple watchmaker called Adrian takes on a corrupt regime, becoming a vigilante that fights crime and injustice with a dance-related fighting style.
A British television series based on the book of the same name written by Sue Townsend.
Adrian Mole: the Cappuccino Years is a British television series which was first aired on BBC One in 2001. The series was based on the fifth book from the Adrian Mole series, The Cappuccino Years. The series was produced by Tiger Aspect/Little Dancer Production for the BBC.
Adrian der Tulpendieb was a 1966 German television series; the first that aired in full color. Six episodes were produced, which were based on the novel by Otto Rombach and directed by Dietrich Haugk.
The everyday traumas and emotional upheavals of the legendary teenage diarist as he struggles to come to terms with life in Margaret Thatcher's 1980s England.
Based on real events, the fictional story of Mexican drug lord El Chato's number one hitman, El Cholo.
Adriano Zumbo enjoys the sweet life. Adriano is no ordinary patissier. He infuses his creations with whimsy, surprise, and delight.