Description: Anna Lucasta is a 1959 movie directed by Arnold Laven. Based on the 1944 enjoy by Philip Yordan, this drama follows the trials and tribulations of Anna Lucasta (Eartha Kitt), a young black girl who turns to prostitution after her father kicks her out of the house.
Description: Scandal erupts in a tiny city when a high school teacher is romantically linked with one of her male students. Newly minted teacher Kim (Pippa Scott) is thrilled to land her first job, even though the principal warns her that the school has a rough reputation. Before classes begin, Kim dates a local, Hank (Robert Harland), and is horrified to learn that he's one of her students.
Description: No Autumn, No Spring depicts modern day Guayaquil Town and its invisible generation. Iván Mora Manzano’s punk ballad of rebellion, confrontation and the disenfranchised reveals the tribulations of young boys and girls who struggle deeply with the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Description: In this action-filled spectacle set in ancient Pompeii, a blacksmith becomes a Roman gladiator, though his rise to wealth and power is jeopardized by his son's Christianity and the eruption of Vesuvius.
Description: Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with his own two kids Tommie and Anne. However, his son Tommie Howland eventually ends up incarcerated in his father's prison.
Description: Dr. Holk leads an isolated and lonely existence in a small, Dutch colony in the tropics. Having fled from love and civilization, his only companions actually are alcohol and his work, which takes him to villages ravaged by dirt, fever and a strange disease which turns innocent folks into madmen: Amok. One day, he is named on by Helene Haviland, who asks him to abort her lover's kid before her husband returns from abroad. Even though Holk is enchanted by her seductive beauty, he haughtily refuses her request. Rejected, the girl turns to a Chinese practitioner. When Holk tracks her down in a dirty dive, it's already too late for the two of them.
Description: In 1938, Nicky Cruz was born in the countryside of Puerto Rico. Brought up in a spiritual nightmare of witchcraft and brutality, he screamed out his aggression all the method to the roads of Fresh York City. Actually in 1958, a time when teens dance the jitterbug, and the town swells with clashing cultures, Nicky stands alone in this concrete jungle. Seduced by the power of gangs, he joins for his own security and a sense of identity. Nicky quickly becomes the most vicious and feared gang warlord of them all. But just as he reaches the height of his fame, his private wars bring him to his knees. The film is based on the life storyline of Nicky Cruz who is legendary throughout the globe for his compelling and honest message of life on the streets. His life is a storyline of survival, fear and the matchless power of love.
Description: A 1950s high school cheerleader meets a leather clad rebel biker and goes out on the city with him. When he steals an item of jewellery he gets thrown in prison but not for long. He makes a desperate escape and he is determined to catch up with his lost love and re-new their criminal activities.
Description: Cautionary anti-drug movie based on a real story, made for NBC television. Drama about the results on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with PCP, or "angel dust," and the family wrestles with the crisis.
Description: Destn (Tom Sullivan) is the leader of a rock band on the brink of super-stardom. Until actually they have juggled their melody career with cocaine smuggling. The musicians, and their manager Raf (Jack Palance), want to sever ties with organized-crime, leave the drug globe behind and concentrate on music. However they are coerced into doing one last job for the Mob. They lose the $2 million of cocaine, and search themselves marked boys unless they can fulfill their obligations.
Description: The nice Jess Franco is obviously going to continue to intrigue his fanatics and irritate the rest of the globe with the movies he makes until the day he dies, which hopefully is other twenty-five years away or so. In the meantime, he delivers "Jess Franco's Perversion", the DVD release game of his 2005 film, which is again based on a storyline by the Marquis de Sade, who has inspired many, many Franco movies in the last thirty years. In "Perversion", the nice Lina Romay heads a cult of sadistic lesbian prostitutes who live for the destruction of boys and any girl who dares fall "victim" to a man.
Description: Too shy to create a proper introduction, a newest college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife stage in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Description: A young girl called Gloria, daughter of a Spanish immigrant, obtains nice popularity in her neighborhood of Buenos Aires because of the method she interprets the tango. One day she enters a contest...
Description: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He continues to paint at night, and in flashbacks stirred by conversations with his daughter, by terrible headaches, and by the befuddlement of age, he relives key times in his life.
Description: Luc goes off on his bike to forget his problems. A suit of accidents create him spend the night in a tiny city of Picardie. He meets Sylvain, who tries to support him, for the greatest and the worst.
Description: The main hero is a young and very pretty girl, Marijana. Marijana is 25 and when she was 16, her father's boss sexually abused her. Marijana's father did nothing vs his boss, and because of that became very successful at his profession due to the boss' assistance. Marijana's father became a popular discreet gynaecologist for illegal abortions. Ten years after the incident, Marijana's family is very rich and famous in her city of Podgorica. Marijana did not forget what happened to her when she was younger. Marijana decides that it is time to avenge what was done to her. She does this by becoming a prostitute, and sleeping with her father's colleagues and there by harming his reputation. At one moment Marijana meets a terrible but talented sculptor called Vanja whom she starts to love and care for. Marijana later discovers that the globe of prostitution and love of Vanja cannot coexist.
Description: Impure Blood (Serbian: Нечиста крв, Nečista krv) is a 1996 movie adaptation of the Impure Blood novel written by Borisav Stanković. It is concerned with themes of Serbian south, in the reforming in late 19th century.
Description: In the Mossi culture, one of the rites attending the birth of a kid and its induction as a fresh member of the community involves the burial of the placenta. The zone in which the placenta is buried is named 'Zan Boko' - a phrase which connotes the religious, cultural and affective relations that bind the kid to the land and that embraces the notions of 'rootedness' and 'belonging'. Kaboré says the storyline of Tinga, who resists the encroaching urbanization of his native territory. The specific rhythms and vision of the rural community, including its values, social relationship, and individual & collective destinies, are altered when a town is planted on the edge of an ancient native village.
Description: Teresa is overwhelmed: with a husband, three young sons, a job as a team leader in a textile factory, and volunteer commitments as cultural leader of her union. Her husband, Ramón, wants more of her attention; her feelings are mixed, wanting domestic peace, feeling responsibilities to the revolution, and wanting to control her own life beyond doing dirty dishes. They separate; he starts an affair. When he wants a reconciliation, she asks what his response would be if she'd had an affair too. "But boys are different," is his reply. He's failed her test, and to keep on to independence and self-respect, she remains uncompromising and hard-edged.
Description: 1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the attitudes and influences on their lives. But whether he is able to sell the piano so that he can receive enough cash to purchase some property and "no longer have to work for someone else" involves the storyline (or lesson) that the piano has to present him.
Description: A frustrated housewife whose marriage to an average boy does not meet her expectations enters into an affair with a younger man. Of course, there are no simple escapes from reality.
Description: This is a touching and somber adventure of Lasya, who lives with her father Karma and younger brother Chomo in a remote village in the Himalayas. Pristine snow capped mountains surround their small hamlet and barren harsh land stretches for miles into nowhere. One day the units moves in, settles a hundred yards across their doorstep. The last bit of comfort the family draws from their familiar surroundings changes into a harsh ceaseless irreversible conflict. The movie depicts the life of this family whose dream like existence is interrupted by inevitable odds, one after the other.
Description: While waiting out Globe Fight I in a German POW camp, Captain Fred Allison discovers that his oldest and dearest mate Digby has also been captured and place into the same camp with him. Fred longs for news of his wife, Monica, but Digby speaks tiny of her. Digby knows a secret about Monica, a secret he gotta hold from his friend, and it wears at his conscience so much that he attempts a reckless escape.
Description: Wealthy young socialite Diane Wyman squanders her fortune and becomes involved in a scandalous raid at a wild party. Her legal guardian, a lecherous old boy who has the hots for her, hires a personal detective to spy on her. He tails her to a train headed for Fresh Orleans, but she catches on to him. She befriends a young girl aboard the train and they both give the personal eye the slip. What Diane doesn't know, however, is that that her newfound mate is now a notorious criminal known as The Moth, and she has her own reasons for supporting Diane escape--she, too, is being tailed by a detective, who's after a cache of jewels she's stolen.
Description: Vita, a pretty teenage girl, is asked by a controversial artist to pose as the Virgin Mary for a painting. She visits his studio and finds herself swept up into the bizarre globe of the artist and his bohemian friends. She seems to see his paintings come to life and is pursued by strange shadowy figures. Soon she has nightmarish visions of the artist visiting her at night in the form of a large spider. The next morning she finds marks on her body that look like the bites of a huge insect. Vita’s mother becomes worried about her and sends the woman off to stay with relatives in the countryside, believing that the change of environment will support her to recover. However, it seems the dark forces that threatened Vita in the town have followed her and an ancient evil is being awakened that feeds off Vita’s burgeoning sexuality.
Description: Bernadette has a yen to chuck it all and go back to nature, in this French-language Canadian film. That's just what she does after carefully leaving her wedding ring where her affluent husband, a lawyer, can see it. She has purchased a farm, finished with a run-down farmhouse and a live-in cranky old man. Soon, because of the unbelievable results that her sympathy and her outsider's perspective have, her neighbors perceive nice improvements in their lives. They attribute these changes to something miraculous (perhaps taking a cue from her name), and hordes of needy folks descend on her farm.
Description: Brigitte Helm stars as a girl neglected by her self-absorbed husband who starts to mix with a questionable crowd in a trendy nightclub. Her encounters eventually lead to disastrous results.
Description: The fresh Saint Denis-Bobigny streetcar picks up and drops off commuters in an all-too-brief transit of their lives. Among the regular riders is a girl who is both spectator and tutorial – she introduces, comments on, ponders and catalyzes the sometimes vain, sometimes serious preoccupations of her fellow travelers, who, for the moment, are rushing headlong toward their destiny. The commuters and their observer have double lives. Once they step off this streetcar, the real-life dramas begin. Every has his or her style of living or dying…
Description: This meditative French-Canadian movie says the storyline of a young woman's find for the father she has never known. Marie Chapelaine (Carole Laure) grew up in a remote zone of Quebec without ever knowing her father, a lumberjack. She moves to Montreal, settles in there with a job as a topless dancer and starts her find for him. Eventually, with the support of his former mistress, they search the lumber camp he was working in, only to explore that he was killed in a labor dispute.
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