Description: Nickie Ferrante's return to Fresh York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her method home to her longtime boyfriend. She sees him as just other playboy and he sees her as stand-offish but over few days they later search they've fallen in love. Nickie has never really worked in his life so they accept that they will meet again in six months time atop the Empire State building. This will give them time to deal with their actual relationships and for Nickie to see if he can now earn a living. He returns to painting and is reasonably successful. On the accepted date, Nickie is waiting patiently for Terry who is racing to join him. Fate intervenes however, resulting in misunderstanding and heartbreak and only fate can save their relationship.
Description: After his mother's death, 17-year-old Sven moves in with his dad Achim, a taxi driver, who had divorced his mother few years earlier. It is not simple for Achim to receive used to an adolescent around the house, especially since Sven hardly speaks to him. But Sven does well in school, and Achim hopes that time will bring them closer together. It is Achim's girlfriend Julia who first senses that something is wrong with Sven. Why, she wonders, does he everytime hang around with young boys? Why does not he have any mates his own age? She suspects that he is gay. The truth, however, is somewhat more nuanced - and chilling: Sven has pedophile tendencies. Proof is later found on videos that shock and sicken Achim. Sven himself is shattered and regrets his actions. Julia suggests therapy, but Achim is convinced that he and Sven can handle this together. But he is wrong. Though Sven practically begs his father to lock him up in his room, Achim has confidence in his son.
Description: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a huge urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal girl whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Description: An alien narrates the storyline of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to World and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in zone are attempting to search an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Description: Juliette Hardy is sexual dynamite, and has the boys of a French coastal city panting. But Antoine, the only boy who affects her likewise, wouldn't dream of settling down with a girl his mates consider the city tramp.
Description: In this notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama, a conniving, ambitious Jewish businessman, Süß Oppenheimer, snares a post as treasurer to the Duke of Wurttemburg by showering the corrupt duke with treasure and promises of even greater riches. As the Jew's schemes grow more elaborate and his actions more brazen, the dukedom nearly erupts into civil war. Persuaded by the Jew, the Duke all but scuttles the constitution and alienates the assembly by lifting the local ban on Jews in Stuttgart. In a final outrage, the Jew rapes a wholesome German woman and tortures her father and fiancée. When the Duke succumbs to a sudden heart attack, the assembly of Elders test the Jew and sentence him to death for having "carnal knowledge of a Christian woman".
Description: Swallowtail Butterfly takes zone in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the globe have come to live and create their fortune. The town is named Yentown, and it is much like Tokyo. Sixteen-year-old Ageha (Ito), a young woman whose mother has just died, is passed on from person to person until a prostitute called Glico (Chara) finally takes pity on her. Under Glico's care, Ageha has many experiences with the another poverty-stricken immigrants in Yentown. Eventually, due to a sudden twist in fate, the immigrants are given a possibility to realize their dreams. But in doing so, they destroy their solidarity, and have to face their issues separately.
Description: As adults, greatest mates Julien and Sophie continue the odd minigame they started as kids -- a fearless tournament to outdo one other with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their minigame might be a method to avoid the fact that they are truly meant for one another.
Description: Mélanie Prouvost, a ten-year-old butcher's daughter, is a gifted pianist. That is why she and her parents decide that she sit for the Conservatory entrance exam. Although Mélanie is very likely to be admitted, she unfortunately gets distracted by the president of the jury's offhand attitude and she fails. Ten years later, Mélanie becomes her page turner, waiting patiently for her revenge.
Description: The real storyline of the man who became popular when he was cast for the main part on the Brazilian movie Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981). After the movie was over, he tried to work as an actor on another projects, with tiny success. As time went by, he got involved with crime.
Description: Jobless and insecure to the mission where he can't even face himself in the mirror, a terrified Máiquel enters a salon to have his hair died platinum blond after losing a soccer bet to a friend. His fresh look supplying an unexpected jolt of confidence, Máiquel asks Cledir, the salon employee who died his hair, to join him at the bar in celebration. Taunted by local bully Suel upon comeback at the bar, Máiquel decides to settle the matter by buying a rifle and shooting down the loudmouthed Suel in the presence of Suel's young girlfriend. Unexpectedly hailed as a character by his neighbors and the police, Suel's girlfriend subsequently approaches Máiquel and claims that since he killed Suel, it is actually Máiquel's responsibility to care for her. Simultaneously learning that Cledir is pregnant and anticipating a marriage proposal, Máiquel's newfound reputation later catches up to him as the dubious requests of influential locals start to take their toll on him.
Description: Carandiru, a storyline based on true facts and on the ebook written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, begins when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention tool inside Latin America’s biggest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, the victim of one of the darkest days in Brazilian History, when the State of São Paulo’s Military Police, with the excuse for law enforcement, shot to death 111 people.
Description: Greatest mates Deco (Lázaro Ramos) and Naldinho (Wagner Moura) co-own a cargo boat in Brazil's Salvador de Bahia. They give a ride to a sultry prostitute called Karinna (Alice Braga), and later both boys fall prey to her considerable sexual charms, pushing the bonds of their friendship to the limit.
Description: Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The girls interact with every other, ride busses, work, and have longings: Rai for a husband, Créo for her lost daughter, Roxane for a career in modeling. Quitéria is naive, a gull for thieves. Cida has a husband and also a lover. While every girl gets what she wishes for (more or less), it doesn't everytime create things better.
Description: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any another ever made. Set in 1929 Fresh York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy globe of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by kid actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam Speakeasy, future superstar Jodie Foster dances and sings her method into our hearts.
Description: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground war Stage at his fresh high school, after receiving threats to the security of his mates and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran warrior who trains him for one final no-holds-barred elimination war with his nemesis and local martial arts winner Ryan McCarthy.
Description: In 1921 in the terrible part of an Austrian city named Melchiorgasse there are only two wealthy people: the butcher Josef Geiringer and his wife. Mrs. Greifer runs a fashion boutique and a nightclub patronized by wealthy Viennese. Annexed to the nightclub is Merkl Hotel, a brothel to which the girls of the nightclub bring their clients. The movie follows the lives of two girls from the same terrible neighborhood as they test to better themselves during the period of Austrian postwar hyperinflation. They are Marie, who becomes a prostitute, and Grete who does not.
Description: Because the late Berlin artist Dorn failed to pay his taxes or inform the family for years, his widow Erika and daughters gotta urgently sell the splendid estate in Tuscany they hardly visited since his death anyhow. Eldest daughter Valerie, junior partner in fiancé Andreas Imdahl's rising architects firm, travels ahead to negotiate with the suitable candidate Robert Beck, a fellow German, who accepted trough mayor-publican Fredo to hold on caretaker Antonio 'Toni' Gianni. By the time Andreas arrives, he finds Viviane unfaithful with her study lover Stefan Korten, but is interested by Toni's daughter. Second daughter Susi and her fellow arts student fiancé Bruno Tomasi have few announcements. Mother arrives stating she decided to sell the Cologne home instead, but Robert offers an alternative. Written by KGF Vissers
Description: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot obtain a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.
Description: In 1964, a brash, fresh pro boxer, new from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely fresh photo for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the best boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's private and professional lives face the ultimate test.
Description: My Pretty Jinjiimaa is an emotional romantic drama in a setting several in the U.S. have ever seen. A deaf woman, Jinjiimaa, is raped by the local party Chairman, and shoots her attacker. Her lifelong friend, lame farmer Sukhee, goes to prison for six years for Jinjimaa’s crime. The movie starts with his return, where Sukhee and Jinjiimaa meet—each with a secret.
Description: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher search themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they zone themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a real story.
Description: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions favored by the richest and most strong Venetian men. Veronica courageously uses her charms to change destiny -- and to give herself a possibility at real love.
Description: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once named Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around each turn. He has tried everything he can to receive fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.
Description: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, received with disdain by the well-connected commander. Surprisingly his come-back proves less then routine, as the captain gets knocked out and a collision as well as a murderer being transported by police require courageous action from Mike, his team and few passengers, including soccer star Ty Conner.
Description: Penelope Keeling, a sixty-four-year-old daughter of a popular artist, reflects on her life, and the fate and choices that defined it, when she arrives in the Mediterranean to stay with her headstrong daughter. Shifting through time, and falling into zone like the pieces of a jigsaw, the truth of Penelope's rich, heartbreaking and surprising life unfolds.
Description: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and Eugenia start a torrid romance, but as the couple become closer, the young scientist starts to realize that dark, disturbing things are event behind the closed doors of the Alabaster manor.
Description: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line says the storyline of a group of men, an Units Rifle company named C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately create essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce Globe Fight II war of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting wars that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A strong frontline cast - including Sean Penn, Nickname Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney - explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during Globe Fight II.
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