Description: Following a group of five very various student nurses during their first year of training at an NHS hospital in London named St. Augustine’s Hospital (filmed at Guy's Hospital), where they live in a dormitory. Susan (Belinda Lee) is reliable and sensible; Pat (Delphi Lawrence) is flighty and open; Maureen (Adrienne Corri) is Irish and loud; Ann (Henryetta Edwards) is a typical public school girl; and Liz (Barbara Archer) comes from a typical working class background. As they receive to know every other, they bond in spite of their differences.
Description: Reprising his role from the famous TV series "Koya no Suronin" (The Lowly Ronin), Mifune Toshiro stars in this full-length, stand-alone made for TV movie. The wandering ronin is reminiscent of his most popular role as the samurai without a name in Kurosawa's "Yojimbo" and "Sanjuro". He travels about Japan, and while he may seek happiness, violence and tragedy everytime cross his path. This time it is a girl carrying a young infant who he encounters on the street that leads him into a tale of violence, intrigue and a village in uproar. A nice storyline and cool action scenes, a film not to be missed!
Description: Reprising his role from the famous TV series "Koya no Suronin" (The Lowly Ronin), Mifune Toshiro stars in this full-length, stand-alone made for TV movie. The wandering ronin is reminiscent of his most popular role as the samurai without a name in Kurosawa's "Yojimbo" and "Sanjuro". He travels about Japan, and while he may seek happiness, violence and tragedy everytime cross his path. This time, he reluctantly agrees when a woman hires him to slay a local offical who has unfairly taxed her villagers. But he later discoves that not all is at it appears when he finds a direct url to his past.
Description: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a fresh advertisement campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor says him that he has an 'aggressive' brain tumor and will die in 90 minutes.
Description: Albert, a cheeky, womanising, door-to door salesman, with a never-take-no-for-an-answer attitude, lives his life for the moment, and with no thought of his future, or the consequences of his actions on the folks he encounters.
Description: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to hold his head above water and protect those he loves?
Description: Before embarking on a long scientific expedition to the Pacific, Juan takes his girlfriend Gala to the city where he spent his childhood. During the visit, the couple talk about future plans and deep differences emerge. Five months later, when John returns home, he discovers that his life is about to change forever
Description: Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise cash to help the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to obtain their support.
Description: The storyline of a son who is scared of everything. Overwhelmed by his dull life, one day he decides to flee. He begins a adventure to nowhere, living another lives. And he finds out that if one day you no longer wish to grow, it's not all that bad. You just have to learn to fly, to fly far away. It's a storyline about taking necessary decisions; and about how every time we create a choice, somewhere within us we create exactly the opposite one.
Description: In Recife, Dr. Paulo is an necessary lawyer that has a daughter, Heloísa, with his paramour and living in the country. A several days before traveling to Europe, Dr. Paulo asks to a close mate to bring Heloísa to Recife. Meanwhile, his bohemian and irresponsible son Helvécio meets Heloísa, and without knowing that she is his sister, he tries to rape her, and she kills him. Heloísa is arrested and goes to trial without any evidence to prove that she self-defended her honor.
Description: Tsar Nicholas I is enamoured by Natalia, the wife of Alexander Pushkin. To cover his tracks, the tsar encourages the suit of Georges d'Anthès, a French officer, with the support of Count Alexander von Benckendorff. Pushkin hears rumours of D’Anthès’s love for his wife and challenges him to a duel. The officer attempts to save his life by marrying Natalia’s sister Ekaterina. Returning from his country estate, Pushkin receives anonymous letters and insists on a duel with D’Anthès.
Description: Said from the viewpoint of the father Morio (Yutaka Mizutani), "A Man Named H" follows a young man called Hajime Senoh, nicknamed "H". His father, Morio runs a tailor shop. With the onset of Globe Fight II, their family gotta endure hard times. Nevertheless, H is filled with curiosity and a sense of justice. Based on the autobiographical novel "Shonen H" by Kappa Senoh (published by Kodansha, July 9, 1999).
Description: Said through the eyes of a young journalist called Maya, who has inadvertently gotten captured into a human trafficking ring while doing an investigative article on the treatment of illegal immigrants in America
Description: In the midst of the world’s most harrowing war, a young soldier arrives at an abandoned monastery in find of his father. However, he later suspects that the monastery’s guests might know where his father is.
Description: An Australian "swagman" finds his wife with other man, so he takes the daughter, Buster, with him. On the street together, going from city to city and from farm to farm, father and daughter discover fresh depths of understanding and bonding.
Description: An elderly boy one day realises that he will leave his wife for the much younger Maria. His wife reacts stoically. She is neither mad nor unhappy but thinks he could be allowed to sow a several wild oats. She is convinced that he will come to his senses and return to her bosom. He does - but not quite in the method she had imagined...
Description: Helmed by three female directors, this omnibus details three movies set in China, Thailand and Singapore respectively. Every storyline occurs at a specific mealtime, and seeks to interpret the frailties and complexities of love through various Asian perspectives. All three stories are tethered with the question, "Will you marry me?" Mirroring the repasts themselves, Breakfast and Dinner are heavier in tone, while Lunch is light with a sprinkle of humor.
Description: Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young poachers, more men than men, slay a gamekeeper when they are caught illegally hunting. Panicked, they retreat into a forest that grows steadily more forbidding and deadly as their fear for the future—and guilt over their action—mounts. Loosely based on hundreds of oral folk tales and legends that haunt the woods of Czechoslovakia, Vlácil’s contemporary upgrading artistically underscores the relationship between boy and nature, crime and punishment, isolation and society, and guilt and memory.
Description: Judas Iscariot treats stone field - a field of blood, purchased for 30 pieces of silver - the price of betrayal of Jesus. A pilgrim who travels to Jerusalem, stops to ask water and finds and recognizes Judas. Judas justifies his crime with his moral. Each person is entitled to their own choice and has a right of remorse. The second part goes into result gilded mansions of representative of Rome.
Description: When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John baulks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. Back in Gold Coast Zurof nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest. The Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then gotta save the day on his own.
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