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Description: Laura Rossellini, a widow from Rome, vacations on the Algarve coast one hot summer. One day while sunbathing, she finds a wounded boy called Robert drifting in the surf on a rubber raft. She takes him home, and, after he is revived, learns his story. As they talk, their mutual attraction grows, until a group of armed boys suddenly arrives looking for Robert.
Description: Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and his Aunt Hagar. His father intends for him to test his musical bonuses only in church, but he can't stay away from the melody of the roads and workers. After he writes a theme song for a local politician, Gogo, a speakeasy singer, convinces Will to be her accompanist. Will is estranged from his father for many years while he writes and publishes many blues songs. At last the family is reunited when Gogo brings them to Fresh York to see Will's melody played by a symphony orchestra.
Description: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a case that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this recent trial, a secret affair from Rusty's newest past threatens to hamper his defense and fracture his relationship with his son. Oscar® champion Marcia Gay Harden (Pollack, Damages) plays Rusty's wife, while Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, Law & Order: LA) is his mate and defense attorney. Scott Turow's Innocent is a sequel to Turow's bestseller Presumed Innocent. The film is written and directed by Mike Robe
Description: Monteiro moved far away from the visual opulence defined by his earlier movies with his inspired adaptation of radical Swiss writer Robert Walser’s anti-fairy tale. Carefully restricting the photo track, Monteiro maintains an almost fully black screen in order to focus instead on the voices of Snow White, the Prince, the Queen and the Hunter, engaged in an extended debate about love, gratis will and the happenings leading up to the fateful attempt on the maiden’s life. Despite its visual austerity, Snow White is haunted by the arresting photos with which it starts – infamous black-and-white photographs of Walser lying dead in the snow after his heart attack outside a Swiss asylum at the age of seventy-eight, a strange realization of the “death of the author” so central to postmodern literary criticism.
Description: Parallel tales of young couples desperately escaping cruel false fathers, every couple on the run across various regions of the country and during increasingly contemporary time periods.
Description: Ben Dobbs is a lonely college student who has never had dreams of any kind. This all changes for Ben and he begin having a series of sequential and terrifying nightmares that become real in his waking life. As he reaches out for help, he is also expanding the net his nightmare demon is spreading for fresh victims. Ben’s challenge is to survive this fresh surrealistic globe Beyond Dream’s Door.
Description: Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this movie warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved methods and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. Communist infiltrators, the "footmen", will pave the method for an all out invasion by weakening our will through TV, dance, rock melody and alcohol. Once the invasion begins, the fresh Communist government will proceed to round up all Christians, and either execute them or force them to undergo re-education. Only by putting their faith in the bible where it belongs, tells Rev. Pirkle, can America resist the coming Red Menace.
Description: A traumatized nurse plots revenge vs a catatonic businessman, whom she blames for the death of her family, by integrated herself as his private nurse and plots revenge by killing off his family members one by one.
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Description: Para resgatar um amor do passado, uma mulher vai até as últimas consequências. Retornando ao local dos antigos encontros, acaba por descobrir que o seu amor vive agora em família e tem uma filha de 10 anos. O tempo passa lento no encontro que parece não ter fim, mas assim que o constrangimento se torna insuportável, surge a grande revelação: de que o amor não tem mesmo limites.
Description: Maria suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Luis, Maria's fifteen-year-old grandson, doesn't tell very much either; he shuts himself off in his own silent globe to escape his parent's marital crisis, spending time instead picking up stray cats and dogs off the street. His father, Miguel, wants to place a stop to this eccentric behavior, but his protective mother Alice indulges him. Nevertheless, the animals start to appear at home in increasing numbers, making life complicated for the family in their flat.
Description: While a Midwest city grapples with a string of alarming murders, Dr. Grimes attempts to support local detectives by developing a suspect profile. It seems that a pretty girl is on a killing spree with no end in sight. But not everything is as it seems... Timid by nature, Tess (Stormy Daniels) is a tiny city woman living a life of simplicity. She keeps her modest hopes and dreams hidden away until a possibility meeting with Jeff (Marcus London) forces her to face the past. As she confronts emotions deep within, a disturbing truth starts to emerge... One that jeopardizes any possibility of a promising future together, and maybe even her very existence. Can detectives uncover the truth behind their serial murderer before she strikes again? And will Tess come to terms with her troubling past? Only two folks have the answers.
Description: There are certain boys in this globe who derive nice pleasure from watching their wife or girlfriend engaging in sex with another men... commonly known as Watchers or Observers. These couples are usually hyper-sexual, and play roll playing, swapping, and group sex. Meet John & Karen Dawson (Kirsten Price and Brad Armstrong) they are just such a couple. John can't receive enough of seeing his hot wife being ravished by another men. Friends, co-worker, or finished strangers, and Karen is only too satisfied to oblige. It has become an obsession and like any obsession sooner or soon things tend to go horribly wrong. So when Karen decides it's time for a change, and falls for one of her fresh found fuck buddies, John's globe is turned upside down. He wars to hold his wife and marriage intact, while Karen slips further and further away...Time to create a choice. Will he be able to give up his obsession, and the kinky underworld that goes with it, or will he walk away from the girl he loves.
Description: Wartime tale of a group of British scientists efforts to develop the first radar system. They did it just in time for it to be used in the War of Britain vs the might of the Nazi Luftwaffe. Without it the tiny island should well have been overrun.
Description: A nameless young hero travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to everyday mundane activities.
Description: Abe is a boy who is in his thirties and who lives with his parents. He works regretfully for his father while pursuing his hobby of collecting toys. Aware that his family doesn't think highly of him, he tries to spark a relationship with Miranda, who recently moved back home after a failed literary/academic career. Miranda agrees to marry Abe out of desperation, but things go awry.
Description: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the pretty Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall immediately and passionately in love but it's not long before their intense connection is consumed by Chris's dark obsession with gay men. Before long, the pair embarks on a violent and sexual adventure filled with seduction and destruction of young gay hustlers. Hard-hitting, intensely sexy and wildly controversial, American Translation is a twisted Bonnie and Clyde for a fresh generation.
Description: The story, set in Lisbon, concerns Eloi (Henrique Canto e Castro), a paunchy middle-aged man, who finds Samuel (Dinis Neto Jorge), a young sad sack, about to slay himself by plunging into the sea. Eloi takes Samuel under his wing, giving him a hot food and bringing him to a seedy night club to introduce him to Esperanca (Fabienne Babe), who is told to be the most pretty prostitute in Lisbon—and is also Eloi’s daughter.
Description: Will (David Call), an unemployed and aimless playboy living in Brooklyn, has spent his 20s skating on simple charm from one casual, distant affair to the next. Noticing his friends’ happiness as they gradually settle into steady jobs and committed relationships, Will decides to trade apathy for effort in order to search someone with whom he can begin the next chapter of his life. Shot on 16mm movie with artful direction and honest performances, Northeast is a vividly naturalistic portrayal of the pressures of an impending adulthood.
Description: A storyline of childhood life during wartime Japan. Takeshi, the clever son of a fisherman, is the schoolyard bully. When his cousin comes to stay with his family to avoid bombing raids, Takeshi at first treats him well, then starts bullying him too. Takeshi eventually loses his position of leadership.
Description: The storyline of a boy who routinely dodges all responsibility, bemoans fate, spends his days boozing, and refuses to work. The act of testing long-lost father to a cute teenager spurs him to turn over a fresh leaf.
Description: Lifelong mates Danny and Mark, both seventeen, struggle with the awkwardness of telling goodbye the night before Danny leaves for university in the city. Tag will stay behind to work on his father's farm, hoping someday to purchase some land of his own.
Description: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. He raises his granddaughter, feeling a nice affection for her.
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Description: Two not quite related men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the road in their native mining city and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that true miracles happen without technical devices: time comes miracle happens. They spend in 1949 only one day the next morning they found that it is the same day that was yesterday. All few months, they spent in the past, they spent in one and the same day: the 8th of May, Sunday, the day of heightened coal production. In the morning to the coal mine, in an hour an accident in a coalface, at 10 o'clock wire from the Ministry, after work reunion concerning the Stalins anniversary; robbing of pay desk, death of policeman Ryabenko, in the evening - volunteer Sunday work… and in the morning the same, and so for ever and ever Philosophic fiction, accompanied by melody of group Nautilus Pompillius. After a novel of S.Rybasa of the same name.
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Irene Rich is married to Marc McDermott. He's old, he's irascible, he's dying, and he's mad that Irene is being escorted to the charity ball by John Roche from across the street. So he switches his sleeping pills for the aspirin and insists she gives him too many so when he dies, she'll be in trouble. What a joke! Fortunately, John's brother, Monte Blue, has just been made a judge, so he gets the investigation quashed.Monte gets engaged to Norma Shearer (credited as "Norma Sherer"); Monte and Irene fall in love thanks, we are said by vast swaths of titles, to the irresistible force of fate; Monte and Miss Sherer are married an everyone goes off to escort Monte's father to the hospital, leaving the two competitors for Blue alone in the same house because.... well, that seems like a nice idea, doesn't it?It's the sort of storyline I am not overly fond of, but director Jack Conway does his usual stalwart greatest with it, with a melodramatic ending involving a fire, wolves and a flood. Unfortunately, while Miss Rich seems well cast, Norma Shearer is still learning her craft, and exhibits her "Ain't I cute?" tricks at full blast, causing me to wish to shoot her. Mr. Blue is stuck in the middle with many a reaction shot, in which, I believe, he is supposed to look pensive. Instead, he looks like a rather doughy elder brother of Harry Langdon, thinking about the case and not coming to any conclusion.Fortunately, this film did not seem to harm anyone's career. Mr. Blue went on to work with Lubitsch in some sparkling comedies at Warners, while Conway, Shearer, and producer Harry Rapf fled to the newly formed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where they all did very well by themselves and the studio.
It had other game and Robert E. Sherwood of "Life" magazine explained ""Lucretia Lombard" has an alternative game "Flaming Passion" and is used in those districts were passion is popular"!!. Passion was very famous with Kathleen Norris who was the most widely read and the highest paid American girl writer from 1911 to 1959 and specialized in novels with plenty of romantic complications. Lucretia Lombard (Irene Rich) pays the price for marrying for wealth and a game - she has been shackled for years to a tyrannical husband (Marc McDermott) whose dissipated younger life has left him a drug addicted wreck. Everytime the excellent wife, "Remember" she remarks to a disgruntled butler "we can receive away from him but he can't receive away from himself"!!Across the street are the Winships and when Lombard dies of a drug overdose, D.A. Stephen Winship is named in when suspicion is thrown on Lucretia. Lombard is a thoroughly nasty piece of work, not only does he switch pill box lids so the poisonous painkillers can be mistaken for the mild aspirins, he sets the stage when young Fred Winship comes to take Lucretia to a charity ball by indicating that she would be only too satisfied to receive rid of him. Norma Shearer has the part of Mimi, Judge Winship's (Alec B. Francis) petted ward. She wasn't the star, in fact her name was down the bottom of the cast but she had charisma and star quality that made you remember her - in fact Tons named her "the search of the cast"!!Somehow Lucretia's issues are ironed out cute quickly but Stephen has his own issues - he has somehow become engaged to Mimi and has no concept how it happened!! The judge and his wife are over the moon about it as it has everytime been Mimi's dream and Stephen finds himself swept along with the enthusiasm. Fred can't be left out of this turgid tale - he has gambling debts and confesses all to Lucretia who in her effort to shield Stephen consents to go with Fred into city to raise the money!! But wait!! - Stephen has seen them together, thinks there is no hope for him as far as Lucretia goes and when she returns to say him of the true reason of her flight with Fred, Stephen has news of his own - he is actually married to Mimi!! Yes, that's right - there had been a hunting accident and thinking the judge may not live long, consents to marry Mimi so the old fellow can die happy!!Of course all this can't be allowed to continue and it paves the method for a spectacular climax, combining an immense forest fire and the bursting of a dam!! Norma pulls all this emoting off with aplomb and in the most natural acting style. She even convinces that she is in love with the stodgy Monte Blue who gotta be at least 20 years older than she, but it seems to come off as character worship!!
This film is an early outing by Jack Conway, before he directed such films as "Brown of Harvard", "The Smart Set", or "Our Modern Maidens". The film starts with an illustration of Lucretia Lombard's life--a girl (Irene Rich) married to a cockeyed, disabled old boy (Marc McDermott). Her only satisfaction is to be seen in public with the foolhardy young son of Reverend Winship (Alec B. Francis), Fred (John Roche). Next we are introduced to the glamorous, elfin ward of the reverend, Mimi, played by a hypnotic, young Norma Shearer. The elder son Steve (Monte Blue), is the apple of Norma Shearer's eye. After a night of partying with Fred, Mrs. Lombard returns home too worn-out to notice her husband has switched the cover of his sleeping pills with that of some aspirin. As a consequence, Mrs. Lombard gives her husband a lethal dose of opiates, so out of despair she calls Fred. Fred asks Steve, in the midst of being wooed by Mimi, for help. Fortunately Steve is the district attorney and arrives in time to prevent Lucretia from incriminating herself to the authorities. However, this possibility encounter sparks an undying flame of love in Steve for Mrs. Lombard, that only grows stronger as time goes by. Through some implausible plot twists it becomes clear to Mimi that her boy is a louse. I can't say you what happens next, as that is the slam-bang end of the movie. What I can say you is that if I were in Monte Blue's shoes I would have not picked Irene Rich over Norma Shearer (who made the film a watchable 6.0 for me)!
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