The truthful soldier Stirling didn't know how to lie about his source of information, the talking army Mule, Francis, so he was treated as a lunatic and led to one after another hilarious situations, where the mule was the only one that appeared in his right mind. In the process of all this, the mule assisted in uncovering a spy, Mareen, who pretended to be lost among the jungles, but was actually...
Comical trip to Corse reminiscent of A very bad trip.
Ten men from West Africa come to Sweden to plant trees, but instead of a promised monthly salary they're forced to do piecework. Based on a true story.
Francis is a short story written by american novelist Dave Eggers. This is the story of a young boy growing up in the suburbs of chicago. He spent his vacations in Quetico Provincial Park, up on the border of Minnesota and Canada. But he won't be going back any day soon, not after what happened to a girl called Francis Brandywine.
Pope Francis responds to questions from around the world, discussing topics including ecology, immigration, consumerism and social justice.
In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of the People’s Saint: humility, compassion, faith, and sacrifice. Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis’s time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery, The Flowers of St. Francis is a timeless and moving portrait of the search for spiritual enlightenment.
A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.
In the U. S. Army intelligence office, bumbling lieutenant Peter Stirling receives a coded message from his friend, Francis, a talking mule. The note urges Pete to hurry to the Coronado, California naval base, where Francis is about to be sold as surplus. Pete rushes to the train station, but before he can board, nurse Betsy Donevan mistakes him for her shell-shocked brother, Navy boatswain Slicker Donevan. She tries to forcibly remove his uniform so he will not get into trouble for impersonating an Army officer. Finally she realizes that Pete is not Slicker but merely his mirror image.
Peter Stirling (with his old friend the talking mule) is recalled to active duty...in the WACs!
Frank Arder is a filmmaker, whose feature-film, “You”, gets nominated for 29 Academy Awards. The film centers on a homeless man played by Arder, who also plays every other character in the film. Francis Deems is a film-blog commenter, who lives in his parents attic and has garnered a reputation and following. A third “lead” character, Alan Modell (the Emcee), is a comedian with a faltering career, known mainly for being "Fat Dad", a recurring character in dumb comedies. Intermixed are two love connections for both titular leads who sing throughout, a Romanian waitress and two talking ghost-like thumbs with a Romanian political agenda. A side story follows a director, Jonathan, after his film "Hiroshima" fails to win Best Picture, where he and his brother, Richard, create Richard’s Head, a computer-brain named Robert, programmed to write a screenplay that mathematically examines every successful screenplay in the history of movies and then makes “God”, the best script ever.
Francis, the son of a corrupt TV preacher, tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit-hole of sex, drugs, aliens, fratricide, and planetary apocalypse in this twisted take on the life of Saint Francis.
Francis the talking mule gets his owner in and out of trouble while he is taking basic training at West Point.
A domestic house cat named Francis investigates the grisly feline murders taking place in his new neighborhood.
Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
In this funny sequel to the popular Francis the Talking Mule, the talkative Mule and his pal Peter get a job working on a horse-breeder's ranch. They end up saving it from financial ruin when Francis, who has the inside track with the racehorses, provides Peter with names of the winners before the races are run. Sure enough Peter finds himself with a fistful of cash and uses it to buy a racehorse for the farm. Unfortunately, the horse he chooses is suffering from a debilitating lack of confidence. When not dealing with the mare, Peter finds time to court the horse breeder's niece and trying to avoid the gangsters who want in on the winnings.
Documentary about the life of Brazillian journalist Paulo Francis
Francis Bacon revolutionised figurative painting in the 20th century. The English painter unmasked his subjects in a provocative and ruthless manner. Deformed bodies, grimacing faces and the materiality of colour make us aware of brutality and sexuality, existential abysses and the fears of existence. Author Melvyn Bragg accompanies the painter throughout his day. This begins in his London atelier, leads us on to his favourite pub and ends up in gambling club in Soho.
Stewart Francis is the Canadian comic famous for his razor-sharp one-liners and impeccable sense of timing. A TV regular on programmes such as Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Live At The Apollo, Stewart has established himself as serious hot property on the comedy circuit, recently supporting Ricky Gervais as part of his Science tour. In his brand new, debut stand up DVD, Stewart brings us his Tour de Francis… a scenic ride full of gags from his fantastic British stand-up tour.
An absurd, original and bawdy comedy about a hapless Boy, who tries to save his girlfriend, who is forced to work as a prostitute while trying to elude a drug dealer.
A man who has a talking mule gets a job on a newspaper, and both get mixed up in a murder trial.
Sir Francis Drake was a British adventure television series starring Terence Morgan as Sir Francis Drake, commander of the sailing ship the Golden Hind. As well as battles at sea, sword fights, the series also deals with intrigue at Elizabeth's court, often caused by Spaniard, Mendoza.
Bandwagon with Bob Francis is a Canadian music variety television series which aired on the CBC between September 21, 1972 and June 21, 1973 then February 13 to March 28, 1975. The show was hosted by Bob Francis who presented big band music performances. Bob Francis sometimes performed as vocalist and trumpet player Guido Basso also performed. Aubrey Tadman and Garry Ferrier produced and Barry Cranston directed.
Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing was an Emmy-nominated television special starring Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension recorded in November 1968 and broadcast on NBC. The title references Sinatra's attempts at engaging with the youth culture of the late 1960s. Don Costa was the bandleader.
Sid Halley, champion steeplechase jockey, suffers a devastating injury in a fall that ends his career. He sinks into self-pity until his aristocratic father-in-law bullies him into trying something new: becoming a private detective. A great literary gumshoe emerges as Halley regains his dignity, faces his vulnerability, and finds new meaning in life.
A segment of Father Jorge Bergoglio's journey to papecy in a country torn apart by Argentine military dictator Jorge Rafael Videla.
During the thrilling social change of the mid-1950s, four remarkable women who previously served secretly during WWII as code-breakers, turn their skills to solving murders overlooked by police. In the process they are plunged into fascinating corners of the city, forge powerful relationships, and rediscover their own powers and potential.
The Streets of San Francisco is a 1970s television police drama
Easy Chinese:San Francisco is a Cooking Channel show hosted by Ching He Huang. Ching explores all that San Francisco and the Bay Area have to offer by visiting local markets, farms and suppliers. She finds the best ingredients and cooks them right then and there at the peak of their freshness.
Don Francisco Presenta is a Spanish-language talk/reality show produced by Univision, and was hosted by Don Francisco. From October 11, 2001 to November 3, 2010, Univision originally aired Don Francisco Presenta on Wednesday nights at 10pm/9c. From November 10, 2010 to January 30, 2012, Univision aired the talk show Monday nights at 10pm/9c, after Cristina ended its run. The series also aired five specials between 2002 and 2008. On February 6, La que no podía amar replaced all programs shown weeknights at 10pm/9c, due of low ratings and little viewership in Telemundo's novela: Relaciones Peligrosas. On March 29, Don Francisco Presenta was officially canceled by Univision, and as of 2013, telenovelas are broadcast at 10pm/9c.
San Francisco International Airport is a television drama aired in the United States The series starred Lloyd Bridges as Jim Conrad, the manager of the gigantic San Francisco International Airport. Bob Hatten was his chief of security, an important role at a time when security was beginning to emerge as a real-life major issue in air transport. June was Conrad's secretary. Airport situations drawn from real life were addressed, such as protesting demonstrators, mechanical malfunctions, and similar problems.
Animal Cops: San Francisco is an American documentary reality television series that premiered in 2005 on Animal Planet. The program follows ten Animal Care and Control investigators and two full-time police officers in their work in preventing and prosecuting animal cruelty in San Francisco, California. The series, which premiered in 2005, is part of an umbrella rotation of shows known collectively as "Animal Planet Heroes". This show has not yet aired in the United Kingdom, where Animal Cops: Houston and Animal Cops: Detroit have become popular with viewers.
The Bay Area is in the midst of a real estate boom, with many young tech workers calling the area home and willing to spend big bucks for some of the most expensive properties in the U.S. Competition in the market is stiff, and agents are always competing to land new clients; three of those agents are profiled in this series. San Francisco native and luxury broker Justin Fichelson is a pro at networking, and his relationships with venture capitalists and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs help him get ahead in the game. Roh Habibi, who was born in Afghanistan but raised in the Bay Area, is willing to do whatever it takes to close a deal, which has helped him make it to the top of the profession in just a few years in the business. Andrew Greenwell's philosophy -- go big or don't go at all -- has helped lead him to become CEO of a real estate company.