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Two 17th century Portuguese missionaries return to Japan to minister to Christians, who've been outlawed.
A former New York City cop turned private investigator is hired by a heroin kingpin to find out who murdered his wife.
In the 18th Century, a girl of mixed-race is adopted into an aristocratic family and develops a relationship with a vicar's son.
Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American expat Rydal, a con artist working as a tour guide. Instead of becoming his latest marks, the two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run toge
On New Year's Eve, When four people turn up on the same roof planning to commit suicide on New Year's Eve, they make a pact to stay alive and together at least until Valentine's Day.
After his king is murdered in a coup, a young commander joins forces with Sinbad and Aladdin to rescue the queen, Scheherazade.
Ten years ago brother and sister were orphaned and the boy charged with murdering their parents. The sister still believes that a haunted mirror killed them and is determined to prove it.
By day, nurse Abby Russell lovingly attends to the patients at All Saints Memorial Hospital. By night, Abby prowls nightclubs, luring unfaithful men into dangerous liaisons. After Danni, a young, sensitive nurse, joins the hospital staff, Abby pursues her friendship. But when the friendship turns to
The true story of a couple who brazenly robbed Mafia-run social clubs and are hunted by the mob and the feds.
The Jinyiwei, masters of the 14 Blades, were trained in childhood and spent their lives in service of the Emperor. When the Imperial Court is taken over by an evil eunuch named Jia, Qinglong, who is the best of the Jinyiwei, is assigned to steal a list identifying those members of the court who rema
A mysterious, seductive woman combs the highways for vulnerable men, lures them into an otherworldly lair and they are never heard from again.
A retired American widower meets a French woman who brightens his life.
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for
Single mother Gemma returns with her teen son to present-day Sarajevo where her son's father died during the Bosnian conflict of the 1990s.
ThTrFse married for convenience rather than love. But when her best friend falls madly in love, she realizes her mistake and begins to rebels against her husband's oppressive family.
In the late 16th century, Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints Hendrik Goltzius seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books, promising erotic dramatizations of bibilical tales.
Bride-to-be Claire, her sister Leslie, fun-loving Zoe and quirky new friend Janet set off to Las Vegas for a one-night bachelorette party that turns out to be more than they bargained for. A series of unexpected adventures-including getting kicked out of a strip club, being mugged and getting pummel
An unhappy man fakes his own death and adopts a new identity with the intention of reinventing himself as a golf pro.
In the 1970s, an inmate escapes from prison to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met, but he is unable to outrun his past.
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.
Two dancers from different worlds see their romance threatened by the dangerous rivalry between their brothers' competing dance clubs in New York City's underground.
70 million years ago, a diminutive underdog dinosaur named Patchi triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. The runt in his family of Pachyrhinosauruses, he has to use his wits and heart to compete with his larger brothers and sisters, particularly Scowler, the alpha male of the group
The well-ordered life of a Princeton admissions officer falls apart when she learns that one of her applicants may be the son she gave up for adoption.
Three perverse stories about meth heads, a vengeful husband looking for his long, lost wife, and an Elvis impersonator who's seen better days are connected by items that come from a small-town pawn shop in the South.
Soon after Andy and Lisa Wyrick and their daughter Heidi move to an historic home in Georgia, they discover they are not the house's only inhabitants. The family are joined by Lisa's free-spirited sister, Joyce, and come face-to-face with a mystery that rises from underground and threatens anyone in
When a Southern woman living in England dies, her British family takes her body to Alabama and surprisingly bonds with her Southern family.
Two twin sisters embark upon an unexpected, bewildering, touching and life-altering trip with their new found, enigmatic mother.
An idealistic student and a group of naive do-gooders are captured by cannibals after their plane crash lands in the Peruvian jungle.
Abandoning city life, Robyn Davidson arrives in Alice Springs in 1977 and declares her ambition to cross the desert to the Indian Ocean to the amusement of the locals. However, after months of camping out and working on a camel farm, people begin to take her seriously. A chance meeting with National
Oscar Grant was filled with resolve on New Year's Eve, but killed the next day by BART officers. His shooting was caught on video and shook the Bay Area, and the nation, to the core.
Richard Kuklinski was a dedicated suburban family man, but on the streets he was the Iceman, a professional hit man.
A young Swedish guy dreams to get rich quickly and is lured into a world of organized crime.
Homicide detective/psychologist Alex Cross meets his match in serial killer Picasso, in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse.
A doctor raises his friend's brother, but the relationship becomes complicated when the boy grows up, falls in love and raises his own family.
A former professional soccer player coaches his son's team in an effort to build a relationship with him, but he must fend off the advances of attentive soccer moms.
A shady FBI agent recruits a Courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Barney Ross, Lee Christmas, Yin Yang, Gunner Jensen, Toll Road and Hale Caesar -- with newest members Billy the Kid and Maggie aboard -- are reunited when Mr. Church enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries. But when things go wrong and one of their own is viciously killed, the Expendables are compelled to seek revenge in hostile territory where the odds are stacked against them. Hell-bent on payback, the crew cuts a swath of destruction through opposing forces, wreaking havoc and shutting down an unexpected threat in the nick of time - five tons of weapons-grade plutonium, far more than enough to change the balance of power in the world. But that's nothing compared to the justice they serve against the villainous adversary who savagely murdered their brother.
Five college kids are tricked into spending a weekend at a mysterious cabin in the woods.
A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he learns that the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.
Four couples experience the pleasure and pain of preparing for parenthood.
This story inspired by true events, follows a group of teens who make a pact to get pregnant. Camille's unplanned pregnancy prompts seventeen of her friends to follow suit.
A group of women use their ingenuity to stave off a distant war.
Sharks in a supermarket! In a sleepy coastal resort community, shoppers at an underground supermarket find themselves terrorized by a crazy killer when a freak tsunami hits the town, delivering some unwanted visitors from the depths of the sea. As the waters rise, the shoppers must overcome not onl
In Rotterdam, Lena lives with her mother Danka who puts a flag in the window to signal that she has a man in the apartment. Lena's mother constantly reminds her that she is overweight and a burden. Lena does not like to be reminded of her size and often forgets about it when she is dancing or having
Ten-year-old Jojo lives with his father, a security guard with a volatile personality who drinks to manage the unspoken despair he feels about his wife's absence, which he refuses to discuss with his son. In the midst of so much uncertainty, Jojo finds comfort and happiness in caring for an abandone
Six interlocking stories, spanning the 19th century to a post-apocalyptic future, weave a tale of human drama through the ages.
A multibillion dollar company sends two of its top salesman to a small town to convince the locals to lease their land.
Brammetje Baas is a six year old boy that does far, far too much. The only thing Brammetje can't do is sit still. He's restless on his first day of class and encounters someone that challenges him on every front.
Parisian cat Dino leads a double life. By day he lives with little Zoe whose mother is a detective, at night he works with a cat burglar. His worlds collide when Zoe follows him one night.
During the King and Queen of England's visit with the First Family at Hyde Park in 1939, FDR's attention is split between international affairs and his personal life.
Due to a strange condition that causes excessive growth of hair all over his face and body, a 10-year-old boy is forced to grow up in social isolation.
When two adolescents fall in love and run away, the residents of their New England town are convinced that they've disappeared and go in search of them.
Magazine intern Darius helps staff writer Jeff with a story about a bizarre young man who has advertised for a time-traveling partner. When she meets him, they are attracted to each other.
The rise and tragic downfall of Capucin Ambrosio, a Spanish monk undone by carnal lust for his pupil, a woman disguised as a monk who is later revealed to be an instrument of Satan.
Toru Watanabe recalls his life as an introverted college student in 1969 when he and his first girlfriend Naoko lived in the shadow of a friend's suicide. As her grief made Naoko become withdrawn, Toru became attracted to an outgoing girl.
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret.
In crime-ridden Rio de Janeiro, police captain Nascimento is promoted to a more powerful position. But as Nascimento crushes the gangs, life gets easier for the dirty cops and corrupt politicians, who he learns are his real enemies.
Eric is in his thirties, but lives like an adolescent. Suddenly forced to grow up when his parents decide to sell the family vacation home, Eric enlists his friends to throw one final party - an orgy.
The startling rise of Sarkozy to President of France is chronicled, including the shocking event of his wife and political booster of twenty years leaving him for another man on the day he took office.
In 1596, a famous Dutch sea-faring expedition goes horribly wrong . Convinced of the existence of a passage to China and the Indies somewhere northeast of Norway and past Russia,the cartographer and captain William Barents sets out to find out for the third and final time. Traveling with Barents is
Nadir has to bring a taxi that used to belong to his dad, to his uncle in Rabat, Morocco. He wants to go by himself, but his two friends Abdel and Zakaria invite themselves along. They travel through Holland, Belgium, France, Spain and Morocco. In France they pick up hitchhiker Julie. Nadir falls in
In 2003, the Kenyan government introduced free primary school for all. It was a surprise to all when 84-year-old village elder, Kimani Nganga Maruge, saw this as an opportunity of a lifetime to receive the education he had always wanted, but could never afford. With the help of Jane Obinchu, the pri
Brams and Haas, cousins and best friends, are the fastest pizza delivery boys in all of Novara. When Bram's father, the owner of the pzzeria, falls ill, his brother Faris takes over. Very soon, Uncle Faris is accused of running the business into the ground. Faris then opens a pizzeria of his own a
Nine tenants of a New York high rise escape a nuclear attack by hiding out in the building's basement. With no chance of rescue and horror on the outside, most descend into madness, but one survivor holds onto a thin hope of escape.
As the best hip-hop dancers in the world descend upon Detroit for the International Beat the World competition, three crews put their hopes and dreams on the line as they battle for the title of World Champion.
When thirty-something couple Sophie and Jason adopt a cat, it upsets every aspect of their lives and they split up. After Sophie moves in with an older man in the suburbs, she and Jason are living in two different worlds, but need to reunite.
The key players at an investment firm are seen during 24 hours in the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis. When an analyst unlocks information that could spell the downfall of the firm, a financial and moral roller-coaster ride begins.
As a teenager, policeman's son Jonathan White committed a crime, but was bailed out by his father's former partner. Sixteen years later, Jonathan is a cop with a happy family life until a newspaper publishes a letter exposing his secret past.
The village of Maaskantje is at odds with the village of Schijndel, but when a zombie attack takes place in another neighboring village, the nature of the conflict changes entirely.
Alessandro, an Italian man who teaches baroque music and lives in Strasbourg with his 15-year-old, crisis-stricken daughter Irina, and his brother Crampone, a harmless anarchist lunatic who hasn't stopped applying for political refugee status since Berlusconi came to power. Sometimes, Alessandro fee
After witnessing the murder of her parents as a child, a young woman turns herself into a professional killer with one ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths.
While covering the anniversary of France's notorious 1942 roundup of Jews, an American journalist discovers a disturbing secret that involves her husband's family and that a young French girl holds the key to unlock the devastating truth.
Warriors Porthos, Athos, and Aramis are Musketeers of the King of France. After discovering a conspiracy to overthrow the king, the three add young D'Artagnan to their band and the four of them embark on a mission to save the Crown and Europe.
The friendship between Emma and Dexter that began in 1988 after their graduation from the University of Edinburgh is followed over the following twenty years. After so many years, they finally realize that they love each other.
An undead felon breaks out of hell to avenge his murdered daughter and rescue her kidnapped baby from a band of cult-worshipping savages.
In a once-thriving city, living residents inexplicably vanish when they come in contact with shadowy forms. Five people fight to stay alive while grappling with the meaning of existence.
Hanna and Simon have lost the spark in their marriage. Hanna begins an affair with Adam, and later, Simon meets Adam and they begin an affair. The two married partners continue to see Adam, unaware of each other's infidelity and their love triangle.
A contract killer gets mixed up in the dangerous business of white slave traders in Thailand.
Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry is murdered, Bishop is anything but detached. His next assignment is self-imposed - he wants those responsible dead. His mission grows complicated when Harry's son Steve approaches him with the same vengeful goal and a determination to learn Bishop's trade. Bishop has always acted alone but he can't turn his back on Harry's son. A methodical hit man takes an impulsive student deep into his world and a deadly partnership is born. But while in pursuit of their ultimate mark, deceptions threaten to surface and those hired to fix problems become problems themselves.
A journey into the depths of the oceans allows an unprecedented look at the lives of elusive deepwater creatures through their own eyes.
Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband's job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word 'emancipation' simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. arrives, she is a little traumatized at having to swap canapés
Dazed and bloodied, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Forced back underground by the local sheriff, she now must return to locate her five missing girlfriends.
On the flat island of Texel, young Marie dreams about mountains and even collects pictures of them. She would rather like to do something with her life than marry Paul, the beachcomber's son. But, being the only girl in a poor family during war time, she does not have much of a choice and she tries
Based on the true story of a young girl who stunned France when she falsely claimed to be the target of an Anti-Semitic attack.
Richard, Gerrie, Rikkert, Robbie and Barrie are complete rednecks "European style". Gold chains, mullets and jogging pants are what they consider "fashion", and they love drinking beer. They all get fired due to the economy. Then, they decide to not ever pay for anything again.
Maxime is a married luxury car dealer and has everything a man could desire. When his business partner disappears, men come knocking on his door and suddenly everything he has in life is taken from him.
Nina, a young Polish woman, is deported with her baby by the Soviet Army in 1940, to the deep hostile lands of the USSR. She has to work in a sovkhoz under the control of the Russian political police. When her child becomes ill, she leaves to procure some medications with a group of Kazakh nomads. N
Features the respectable side of Dutch society, and in particular, a couple whose ideal life slowly but surely starts to keel over under the pressure of pregnancy.
Normandy. Angele is a young woman just getting out of jail after being held responsible for an accident that killed her husband. The judge in her case decided she was no longer fit to take care of her son so guardianship of her child was handed over to the paternal grandparents. Tony is a fisherman
Two investigative reporters, who were about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden, are murdered. With her fingerprints on the murder weapon, a girl with a history of unpredictable and violent behavior is the prime suspect.
Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist joins forces with mysterious, street-smart Lisbeth Salander to unravel a wealthy family's dark history.
A woman in her mid-sixties lives with her 15-year-old grandson in poverty and loneliness. She endeavors to compose a poem for the very first time in her life to protect her grandson, who is her only love and consolation, from his own misconduct.
A couple struggles to keep their marriage alive following the loss of their young child.
When a ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he quickly finds himself caught in a web of political and sexual intrigue.
In the remote and undeveloped eastern Black Sea region, a boy searches for his lost father, trying to make sense of his life.
The two teenage children of a lesbian couple contact their biological father and his arrival in their lives upsets the emotional dynamics of their family.
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother.
Gifted, lonely, 13 year-old Lou Bertignac has no friends and a strained relationship with her parents. After choosing homelessness as a school essay assignment, she befriends an 18 year-old homeless girl. But when the girl disappears, Lou realizes she can't live without her.
Cannes, the French Riviera. Armand Teillard is happy with life but when his girlfriend Sofia tells him that Zapetti, a property developer with mafia connections, is putting the squeeze on her to sell up, he is horrified. Armand is an easy-going guy but he doesn't get mad, he leaves that to his twin
In an intensive care unit, Lisbeth Salander's fighting for her life in more ways than one. Charged with three murders, she'll have to not only prove her innocence, but also denounce the government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.
A high school dropout-turned-drug dealer's life sours when his cousin is brutally murdered and his best friend is arrested for the crime.
Smith, an ambisexual 18 year old college freshman stumbles upon a monstrous conspiracy in a seemingly idyllic seaside Southern California town. Smith's everyday life in the dorms - hanging out with his arty, sarcastic best friend Stella, hooking up with a beautiful free spirit named London, lusting
The story of the obscenity trial launched to censor Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," the groundbreaking poem of the Beat Generation in 1957.
When Annie, a 14-year-old girl, is seduced by a 41-year-old internet predator, it tears her family apart. While her father becomes obsessed with revenge fantasies, Annie enters therapy, where she refuses to admit she's been victimized.
A convicted arsonist uses his wife to influence a parole officer in an attempt to secure his release from prison.
Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, as he is interrogated about his role in Hitler's Third Reich. Captured by intelligence operatives in Argentina, 15 years after World War II, Eichmann--the world's most wanted man--must be broken down by Captain A
An assassin retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he soon finds himself in a battle to escape from his secretive past.
Six New Yorkers struggle with love, friendship, and adulthood. Sam Wexler is a writer who's having a particularly bad day. When he encounters a young boy who gets separated from his family on the subway, Sam makes the questionable choice to bring the boy back to his apartment and thus begins a rewar
Between Gennevilliers and New York, Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove to each other that they are no longer in love.
As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
While apart one night, a married couple is confronted by temptation that may decide the fate of their marriage. Joanna and Michael Reed are seven years into a successful and happy relationship. They are moving along in their lives together until Joanna meets Laura, the stunningly beautiful work coll
Two genetic engineers secretly splice together human DNA with animal DNA to create a strange, beautiful creature. Exceeding their wildest dreams, she begins to grow and learn at an accelerated rate--and threatens to become their worst nightmare.
The only life they've known is war. The only loyalty they have is to each other. They are the Expendables: leader and mastermind Barney Ross, former SAS blade expert Lee Christmas, hand-to-hand combat specialist Yin Yang, long barrel weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitions expert Toll Road, and precision sniper Gunnar Jensen. Living life in the fringes of the law, these hardened mercenaries take on what appears to be a routine assignment: a covert, CIA-funded operation to infiltrate the South American country of Vilena and overthrow its ruthless dictator General Garza. But when their job is revealed to be a suicide mission, the men are faced with a deadly choice, one that might redeem their souls--or destroy their brotherhood forever.
Suburbs of Paris, March 1992. During a wild and drunken party, a group of teenagers discover a body in the bushes. Two weeks earlier, high school senior Simon Werner did not show up for class. Blood stains were found in a classroom. Every ugly scenario is imaged by his fellow classmates. A few days
Reeling from an act of violence, a woman hopes to start over with a clean slate by buying and moving into a remote cottage. Once she gets involved in a new relationship, she finds that the past has its way of informing the present.
Stijn loves life and life loves him. He has his own business, a beautiful daughter and the best woman of the world. The fact that he occasionally enjoys other women is no big deal; his heart belongs to his wife, Carmen. Stijn's world collapses, however, when he learns that Carmen has breast cancer.
Matthieu is an introvert in his 40s who, following the death of his mother, starts a new relationship with his high school girlfriend Maya.
Set in the near future is the ultimate multiplayer game "Slayers," where human controllers direct each thought and move of real-life prison inmates battling in hyper-intense environments. The goal for them is freedom and the penalty is death.
In an epic, post-apocalyptic tale of survival, a father and his young son journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm, creating a world in which men are pushed to their best their very worst.
Yvan, a quick-tempered, 40-year-old vintage car dealer, surprises young Elie trying to burgle him. But he doesn't beat him up. Instead, he develops a strange affection for him and takes him home to his parents in his old Chevrolet. It's the start of an odd journey by two ne'er-do-wells through a mag
After serving three years in prison for killing her husband in self defense, Marnie is back at home under house arrest. She thinks she is alone until it becomes apparent that her husband's ghost has been waiting for her, and he isn't happy about the way things ended with their marriage.
It is turn of the century in Belle Epoque Paris and a scandalous romp is underfoot. The tale begins as the ravishing Léa contemplates retirement from her renowned stature as Paris's most envied seductress to the rich and famous. Her plans are cut short when she is approached by a former courtesan an
When a pledge week prank goes terribly wrong and one of their own is killed, the hard-partying sisters of Theta Pi vow never to speak of the tragedy again. But the past comes back to haunt them in the form of a homicidal maniac seeking revenge.
A behind-the-scenes look at Vogue's legendary editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her team of larger-than-life editors and how they create the must-have bible of fashion: The September Issue.
An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy after they check into adjoining hotel rooms.
After a family moves into their Connecticut Victorian home, they soon encounter a clairvoyant boy who communicates with the dead, and unleashes the dark forces of the supernatural on the innocent and unsuspecting family.
Suzanne is a devoted doctor's wife and mother of two teenagers living in the South of France. Although she seems to have it all, a beautiful home, all of the material possessions a woman could want and a loving family, she has put her own life on hold for fifteen years and in doing so has unknowing
Cristi is a policeman who refuses to arrest a young man who offers hashish to two of his school mates. "Offering" is punishable by law, but Cristi believes that the law will eventually change and does not want the life of a young man he considers merely irresponsible to be a burden on his conscience
Jorge and Roberta have been separated for several years. They come from opposite worlds: he likes an uncomplicated life in the jungle while she prefers a more urban existence. He is Mexican and she is Italian. Roberta has decided to return to Rome with their five-year-old son, Natan. But before they
In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires who feed on the remaining humans. However, a covert group of vampires makes a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.
Detective Dave Robicheaux is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie Balboni. But during his investigation Robicheaux is led into a series of surreal encounters with a troop of Confederate soldiers.
Set in WWII Nazi-occupied Holland, a thirteen-year-old boy is drawn into the Resistance when he aids a wounded British paratrooper. But he's soon forced to act without knowing whom to trust among the townspeople around him.
A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a trail high up in the mountains that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than planned, especially as they soon realize that they're not alone and the adventure turns into a nightmare.
About the relationship between two brothers. The younger of the two is so enthralled by historical battles that he has lost touch with the world around him. At his mother's request, the older brother tries to free his kid brother from his mental fixation.
Explores the personal side of Hua Mulan, a heroine of ancient Chinese folklore whose actual historical existence in unproven. When the country is invaded and her aging father is drafted into the army during wartime, Hua Mulan disguises herself and takes her father's place on the battlefield eventua
Set in 1977, follows eleven-year-old Stella who lives just outside of Paris in a working class neighborhood. Admitted into a famous Parisian school, she meets Gladys, the daughter of intellectual Argentinean Jews. Her new best friend will help her take her first steps into the real world.
Follows Aris the sea turtle, who embarks on a journey across the oceans in search of the origin of mysterious, far away calls. Aris encounters both her friends and her predators. What she finally discovers is that the greatest threat to the fate of ocean life doesn't lie beneath the waves, but in th
A Chinese director comes to the Louvre to shoot a film that turns on the Salome myth.
Antal Borlan's loving wife never suspected that her devoted and kind husband would be responsible for a past atrocity. Antal believes he has God's forgiveness and that his enduring marriage is testament to his redemption. An avenging angel by the name of Katalin Varga scales the Carpathian Mountains
Push a red button on a little black box, get a million bucks. Just like that, all of Norma and Arthur's financial problems will be over. But there's a catch: someone they don't know, somewhere, will die.
Thirty years later, two men destroyed by the violence in Northern Ireland try to heal the wounds left in the wake of the conflict.
Eight candidates reach the final job application stage for dream job at a mysterious and powerful corporation and have to figure out how to beat each other in a confusing task.
A life-size blow-up doll suddenly comes to life one day. When she ventures outside her owner's home, she ends up wandering into video store and falls in love with a video store clerk.
A philosophy professor returns home upon news of his brother's murder in a drug deal gone awry. But he soon learns that his brother's death has been grossly exaggerated and is swept up into one of his brother's crazy schemes.
Gregoire Canvel has everything: a woman he loves, three delightful daughters, and a job producing films that he adores and to which he devotes all his energy. In 20 years, his company, Moon Films, has produced more than 50 features. The artistic prestige of his catalog make Gregoire Canvel one of th
In the 1950s, four women form their own rural utopia.
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master, the famous female philosophy professor and atheist Hypatia of Alexandria.
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan lies a shocking secret that a few desperate men will stop at nothing to keep hidden from the world. In Taiji, Japan, former dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry has come to set things right after a long search for redemption. In the 1960s, it was O'Barry who captured
Christine has been confined to a wheelchair for most of her life. In order to escape her isolation, she makes a journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. She wakes up one morning seemingly cured by a miracle. The leader of the pilgrimage group, a handsome 40 year-o
During seven fateful days, three disparate police officers find themselves hurtling inextricably toward the same fatal crime scene and a shattering collision with destiny.
Follws the adventures of Princess Lillifee, a pink-garbed, fairy-tale princess who is ruler of the magic kingdom of Pinkovia along with her pet pig, Pupsi.
The Joneses are the envy of their posh, suburban neighborhood filled with all the trappings of upper middle class. But as the neighbors try to keep up with the Joneses, none are prepared for the truth about this all too perfect family.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a drug-addicted, rogue detective reigns over New Orleans with authority and abandon. Together with a prostitute he loves, they descend into a world marked by desire, compulsion, and conscience.
Two masked men with a meticulous plan kidnap the daughter of a millionaire, Alice Creed, who refuses to play the perfect victim they anticipated to carry out their scheme.
Detective Hoffman has emerged as the successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood.
Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in
For 15 years, Juliette has had no ties with her family who had rejected her. Although life once violently separated them, Lea, her younger sister, takes her into her home which she shares with her husband Luc, his father, and their two daughters.
Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, Hoffman must go on the hunt to eliminate all loose ends.
Lise and Julien are married and lead a happy, quiet existence with their son, Oscar. But their lives are turned upside down one morning when the police come to their home to arrest Lisa for murder. She is sentenced to twenty years in prison. Convinced of her innocence, and faced with the failure of
About love between blind people. Peter, Miro, Elena and Zuzana were all born with no sight, and are united by the idea of love and their need for it.
Retraces the misadventures of a policeman who has been making a fool of himself for years by trying, in vain, to catch a burglar.
In 1958, Francoise Sagan is not yet 30. Her first novels have made her rich and famous. She leads a frivolous and wild life, surrounded by her group of friends. On August 8 of that same year, at the Deauville casino, she bets her final chips on the number 8 and wins 8 million francs. With this sum,
Tiuri is almost a full knight. He only has to pass one more challenge and he will be knighted. Tiuri must spend the night in the chapel in complete silence and without opening the door. When there is an urgent knock and a request for help, he risks his knighthood and opens the door to aid a man in n
The film takes place in the early sixties where three friends kill a friend.
Captain Nascimento is a veteran member of BOPE, a meticulously trained and widely feared super-elite Rio de Janeiro police squad engaged in daily conflict with a legion of crooked cops and heavily armed drug traffickers. After being on the front lines of violence for his entire career, Nascimento i
A young mother Nina and her son Enzo find themselves sleeping on the streets on the street of Paris. Their tentative lifestyle eventually leads them to Versailles. Out in the woods near the palace, they encounter a man named Damien who lives cut off from the rest of the world. Nina and Enzo decide t
A portrait of farmers' lives, values, and family stories--all that binds them to the land and its legacy. The looming question is what will become of these people.
After her husband's death, the Countess of Bathory finds herself at the head of a vast fortune and transforms herself into the most powerful woman in early 17th century Hungary, inspiring both admiration and hatred in those around her. Power is not enough to protect her, though, when she falls in lo
It is almost summer in Sweden, and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to play pranks and show off for his friends, especially when he is drinking. A righteous grade-school teacher does not know where to draw the line, insisting her fellow educators need a bit of instruction. The
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
Centers on a family who refuses to leave their country home to make way for the construction of a new road. Gradually cut off and disconnected from the world, they end up shutting themselves in.
Tells of a woman who becomes convinced a 6-year-old girl she sees at a birthday party is the daughter she lost during a fire in a maternity ward years earlier.
A quiet young man returns to the wild, isolated landscape of the Delta. It is a labyrinth of waterways, small islands and over-grown vegetation, where the villagers are cut off from the outside world. The young man, who has been away since early childhood, is introduced to a sister he never knew he
In 1976, the maverick ABA is a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivals the NBA and makes a name for itself with innovations like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest. Jackie Moon is a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song "Love Me Sexy"
An unspeakably evil army rampages across what was an idyllic, peaceful world, destroying everything in its path, looking to conquer the mighty Castle Ebb and vanquish the King himself! Amidst this backdrop of war in the Kingdom of Ehb, between the evil Gallian and the ruling King Konreid, a once sim
Bud Johnson, an apathetic, beer-slinging, lovable loser, is coasting through a life that has passed him by. The one bright spot is his precocious, over-achieving twelve year-old daughter Molly. She takes care of both of them, until one mischievous moment on Election Day, when she accidentally sets off a chain of events which culminates in the election coming down to one vote--her dad's.
True story of a 1970's London bank heist with major political ramifications. A group of burglars tunnel through to the basement of a bank, but the tunnel almost collapses on them. Their communications with one another, via walkie-talkies and ham radios, are overheard and the police are notified. The police respond but don't find the robbers because they fail to look in the basement. The robbers steal the contents of the safety deposit boxes which contain compromising photographs and other evidence of wrong-doing by major politicians and business people. Before they can escape, however, their getaway car is stolen and the replacement truck gets stuck in the tunnel until a little boy, passing by the tunnel entrance, suggests that they let the air out of the tires and this helps them escape. After their escape they are tracked by the police as well as the powerful people they have inadvertently robbed.
A serial murderer walks the streets of Manhattan, targeting violent felons who have fallen through the cracks of the judicial system. All the victims are suspected criminals whose bodies are found accompanied by a four line poem justifying the killing. The killer's mission is to do what the cops can't do on their own--take the bad guys off the streets for good. When a notorious pimp becomes one of the killer's victims, highly decorated detectives Turk and Rooster are called in to investigate. This case could easily be the biggest one in their 30 years on the force. With the unwitting help of a local drug dealer the detectives follow what few clues they have, but their search soon turns inward, eventually leading them full circle as they realize the killer may be one of their own.
Ryota is the 40-year-old son of the Yokoyama family. He has recently married a widow with a ten-year-old son from her previous marriage, who are joining him on a rare visit home. Only his elderly parents now live in the house, which once doubled as a flourishing medical clinic. The annex, a medical
Lifelong friends and roommates Zack and Miri are facing hard times and a mountain of debt. When the electricity and plumbing get cut off, they seize upon the idea of making a homegrown porno movie for some quick cash, enlisting the help of their friends. The two vow that having sex will not ruin the
Judith is an attractive, level-headed woman in her fifties. She lives alone and regularly treats herself to the sexual services of young men selected on Internet escort sites. That's how she meets Patrick, whose kindness and simplicity win her over. She starts seeing him regularly. This charming yo
A teenager struggles to come to terms with his best friends' suicides.
A little bear has exciting adventures with other animals in the forest and makes new friends.
After the murder of his family, a suicidal man is brought back from the brink of death only to discover he can now 'see' those among us who are about to die. He tries to save people from their fate, but soon discovers there is a price to pay for meddling with the natural order of life and death.
Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
It is summer, and thirty-year-old Antoine is forced to leave the city to return to his family in Provençe. His father is sick, so he must assume the lifestyle he thought he had shed--driving the family grocery cart from hamlet to hamlet, delivering supplies to the few remaining inhabitants. Accompan
The stories of three men, a mall guard in love with a thief, a man sent to a career workshop by his company and a blind skier, all intersect.
Young Mia lives on an island that is currently being transformed into a lavish resort by an unscrupulous real estate developer. Her father Pedro is one of the laborers charged with constructing the resort, though lately the project has been beset by a series of mysterious problems. Then, she encount
Big ears can be a real problem. Asa, our hero, never thought about it until he considered the idea of marriage.
Henry Poole just wants to disappear. Shattered by circumstances beyond his control, he offers full price on a cookie cutter house in a drab, middle-class, L.A. neighborhood through his perky realtor Meg. But just as he settles in to his indulgent isolation with a case of vodka and all the junk food
After being bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly, high school loser Rick Riker develops superhuman abilities like incredible strength and armored skin. Rick decides to use his new powers for good and becomes a costumed crime fighter known as "The Dragonfly." However, standing in the way of his destiny is the villainous Lou Landers. After an experiment gone wrong, Lou develops the power to steal a person's life force and in a dastardly quest for immortality becomes the supervillain, "The Hourglass." With unimaginable strength, unbelievable speed and deeply uncomfortable tights, will the Dragonfly be able to stop the sands of The Hourglass and save the world?
Tiuri is almost a full knight. He only has to pass one more challenge and he will be knighted. Tiuri must spend the night in the chapel in complete silence and without opening the door. When there is an urgent knock and a request for help, he risks his knighthood and opens the door to aid a man in n
In the mid 19th century, a silkworm merchant travels from France to Japan to locate silkworm eggs that are uncontaminated by the epidemic that threatens Europe's silk supply. The merchant falls in love with the occidental concubine of a Japanese baron, though he has a loyal and doting wife awaiting
The son of a scientists who invents a time machine is accidently taken back in time to the year 1212 where he is placed right in the middle of the crusades and crosses the Alps behind the merauders.
The life of Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. Focuses on the creation of "The Nightwatch," one of Rembrandt's most famous paintings, and the impact it had on his private life.
David Drayton and his young son Billy are among a large group of terrified townspeople trapped in a local grocery store by a strange, otherworldly mist. David is the first to realize that there are things lurking in the mist--deadly, horrifying things--creatures not of this world. Survival depends on everybody in the store pulling together, but is that possible, given human nature? As reason crumbles in the face of fear and panic, David begins to wonder what terrifies him more: the monsters in the mist--or the ones inside the store, the human kind, the people that until now had been his friends and neighbors?
Three journalists make a half-hearted attempt at capturing an alleged architect of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia. They get mistaken for CIA agents and come close to actually succeeding.
Malo, a father of three and a soon to be divorcee, comes across a lovely country house for sale while traveling with friends. He decides to look around the place, and inside, he discovers a letter written years ago by a little girl to her father. He decides to find the owners of the house: two siste
Centers on the relationship between a disgruntled father and the worker who runs the bottle-returning window at his supermarket.
Manu is 20 years old when he arrives in Paris to look for a job. Initially, he moves in with his sister, Julie, who rents a room in a sleazy hotel. Julie's life revolves around music. She is training to be an opera singer and tries hard to partition herself off from her ebullient brother. Manu is
José is looking for a way out of his small time banlieue deals. When he overhears a conversation between his girlfriend and his step-brother, he might just have found a very lucrative way out. Together with his two best friends, he decides to attack an armored vehicle, full of cash. But everything
When Jasira, a 13-year-old Arab-American girl, is exiled by her mother to live with her strict Lebanese father in Houston, she quickly learns that her new neighbors find her and her father odd and exotic. Worse, her budding womanhood makes her traditional and hot-tempered father uncomfortable. Lonel
The tale of an over-the-hill film critic who is in love with an unreachable cashier at the local cinema, and whose life is turned upside down by the arrival of a Russian named Duska.
Inside an icy kingdom at the very top of the earth, a polar bear cub, Nanu, and a walrus pup, Seela, are about to tackle the brave new world that confronts them as their ancient ways of survival are about to change. The polar bears and walruses are surrounded by crystalline ice floes; shadowed by qu
Rebellious teenager Rachel screams, swears, drinks and is, in a word, uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lilly's San Francisco home. With nowhere else to take the impulsive and rambunctious girl, Lilly hauls her daughter to the one place she swore sh
Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin believes only in what he can see with his own two eyes. But after a string of best-sellers, discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he has no real proof of the after-life. But Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project, "Ten Nights in Haunted Hotel Rooms." Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Another best-seller may be imminent, but first he must go from skeptic to true believer--and ultimately survive the night.
Six graphic artists and cartoonists have breathed life into their nightmares, bleeding away color only to retain the starkness of light and the pitch black of shadows. Their intertwined stories make up an unprecedented epic where phobias, disgust and nightmares come to life and reveal Fear at its mo
Lou Reed recorded the album Berlin in 1973. It was a commercial failure. Over the next 33 years, he never performed the album live. For five nights in December 2006 at St. Ann's Warehouse Brooklyn, Lou Reed performed his masterwork about love's dark sisters: jealousy, rage and loss.
Divided into three sections, concerns two sets of resourceful brothers. Nineteen-year-old Jakub and the younger Vladimir undergo merciless hazing to become Cossacks. Vlad is killed by the brutal Roman as he and sensitive sibling Elias steal the Cossacks' steeds. Jakub sets out across the majestic la
A bride and her electric guitar-playing groom sail along in a house moving like a train; a distraught man complains of his financial woes while his wife tries to make love to him; a drunken woman shouts "No one understands me" to a bar full of silent patrons; a man waiting in line to buy a train tic
Gorgeous freshman Sydney White has come to Southern Atlantic University to pledge her late mom's once-dignified sorority. But while surviving the pledging process wrought by evil campus witch Rachel, Syd finds out this version of sisterhood isn't remotely what it's cracked up to be. Banished to a co
Against the laws of his faith and traditional beliefs, a married man named Johan falls in love with another woman, thus facing an internal dilemma, whether to betray his wife, the woman he once loved, and disrupt the apparent stability of the community or sacrifice his true love and future happiness
Recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave, born as Temudgin in 1162, before going on to conquer half the world, including Russia, in 1206.
The fate of two very different individuals move in opposite directions. Olga, a nurse from the Ukraine, abandons her family to look for a better life in the West. She ends up securing a job as a cleaning woman in a geriatric ward in Austria. Paul, an unemployed security guard from Vienna, has no pur
A portrait of the contemporary Italian province, between Rimini and the hills of Romagna, that hovers between traditions and fashions.
Rome, 476 AD. The Roman Empire, a mighty force for almost 500 years, is being threatened. On the eve of twelve-year-old Romulus Augustus' crowning ceremony to become the new emperor, Barbarian general Odoacer arrives in Rome to make a deal with Orestes. Odoacer makes demands of the Roman Empire in f
Suzanne is a mother overwhelmed by her obligations. With the classes she teaches, her puppet shows and her two children, Simon and Louise, she has been raising alone, she does not have a moment to breathe. To alleviate the situation, she takes in a young Taiwanese babysitter, Song Fang. On his way h
The Solomon family has left the fast paced life of Chicago for the secluded world of a North Dakota farm. Amidst the tranquil sway of the farm's field of sunflowers, Jess, 16, soon realizes how terrifying seclusion can be when she and her brother Ben, 3, begin seeing ominous apparitions invisible t
Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive at the depleted police precinct and help veteran Detective Hoffman sift through Jigsaw's latest grizzly game of victims and piece together the puzzle
Six-year-old Stefek challenges fate. He believes that the chain of events he sets in motion will help him get closer to his father who abandoned his mother. His sister Elka, 17, helps him learn how to bribe fate with small sacrifices. Tricks and coincidences eventually bring the father to the mother
Sid, the troubled scion of a Hong Kong mafia boss, is redeemed by learning a form of Zen drumming practiced in Taiwan.
A rancher struggles to support his ranch and family during a long drought. Desperately needing money to build a well, he takes an assignment to transport a notorious felon, in the hands of authorities, to Yuma for imprisonment. But, once the two meet, the criminal tries to tempt him with--in exchange for allowing him to escape--an offer of much more money than the rancher ever expected, the result of a hidden loot.
Hannibal's story begins in Eastern Europe at the desperate end of World War II. For many it was no longer a conflict of nations but one of individual survival--at any cost. A young Hannibal watches from only steps away as his parents die violently, leaving his cherished young sister in his care. Thi
A flock of vampires descend on a small Alaskan town during the dark months of the winter.
Remi Bassano is a small Parisian artisan. Reserved and insignificant, Bassano is suddenly propelled into a parallel world where he is given the role as a liberator of an oppressed tribe, with whom he embarks on secret epic adventures. Adoration from his people allows him to discover unsuspected inne
A well-known and glamorous actress, who died thirty years ago among mysterious circumstances, re-appears to a lonely policeman who is busy investigating her death.
Told with minimal dialogue, paints a love story between a criminal on death row and a woman who befriends him after catching her husband cheating.
1999. Kosovo War. In a small Romanian village, the chief of the railway station, who also happens to be a local gangster, stops a NATO train transporting military equipment. The two American officers are in charge of the transport only have verbal approval from the Romanian government for their jour
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
Alvaro's world is one of rivers and streams. This remote island off the Argentinean coast is where he ekes out a humble existence. Fishing and reed-cutting are his only sources of income. Out here, it is as if time has stood still. Alvaro's homosexuality makes him just as much of an outsider as does
Follows he confrontation between Jean de La Fontaine, writer of the world renowned Fables, and Colbert, financial administrator for Louis XIV's Kingdom of France. In 1661, Colbert gets his rival Fouquet arrested, a powerful advisor of the young king. While all the other artists support the decision
A woman named Shin-Ae and her only child move to the small town of Milyang, South Korea. Her husband has recently passed away and she has decided to start life anew back in the hometown of her deceased husband. While entering Milyang, Shin-Ae's car breaks down along a rural highway. She is able to g
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. In fact, it's a magic toy store and everything in it comes to life--including the store itself. The emporium asks only one thing of its customers--you must believe it to see it.
September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irene, a French agent who used to work with him, and David, his adoptive son,
The tale of a woman, Miriam, and her fifteen-year-old son, Michael, who are forced to leave their villa in the upscale Berlin district of Zehlendorf and move to the less than salubrious Neukoelln area. A fish-out-of-water in his new environment, Michael is forced to pay protection money to a local g
Pedro and Esteban are two cave experts who arrive in a mountainous area to investigate the discovery of a cave and see if it is of scientific interest. Gabi, Esteban's girlfriend, waits for them at the foot of the mountain. But when the experts come out of the cave, they find Gabi in a state of terr
Bucharest 1989. The last year of Ceausescu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7-year-old brother Lalalilu. She is 17 years old, very attractive and caught up in the turmoil of falling in love for the first time while struggling to come of age. Eva has a secret dream she shares only w
The spiritual adventure following John Woodson as he tracks down an ancient Peruvian manuscript containing Nine Insights which hold prophecy of the modern emergence into the New Age of spiritualty.
The film intends to recover the facts of one of the most tragic events that took place in the late Franco era, the death of 24-year-old militant anarchist Salvador Puig Antich, who was executed in the Model prison of Barcelona in 1974.
A near-silent documentary about food-manufacturing factories. Splicing between unnamed men in space suits spraying peppers to surrealist landscapes where soft yellow chicks shoot out of slides by the hundreds and orchards of apples bob in a titanic swimming pool, we come to learn that eating starts
For over a decade Joey Gazelle has successfully juggled his conflicting roles as both loving family man and a low-level employee of the Italian Perello mob in Grimley, New Jersey. However, when Joey ignores the mob's explicit instructions to dispose of a gun used in the fatal shooting of a corrupt c
Twenty-two-year-old Sebastien leads an impoverished life with his immigrant family constantly struggling to support them. While repairing the roof of a neighbor's house, he overhears a conversation about an expected package which promises to make the household rich. Sensing the opportunity of a lif
Priscilla Chase, a young Cleveland woman, seems to have it all--the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect husband--except for in bed, where sex has always left her a bit short of the finish line. When the problem drives her husband to leave her suddenly for one of his high school students, Pri
With a passion for playing the piano, Melanie, a young girl from a modest background, passes an audition in the Conservatory at Versailles in the presence of a famous international pianist. During the performance, the pianist repeatedly disturbs her when she plays. Melanie, traumatized by these even
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth.
Local businessman Grant Grant--successful, albeit oafish--is one of the few leaders of Wheelsy's pack. With beautiful young wife Starla, a large house and fat bank account, Grant truly relishes his "big fish-small pond" role in the town. Other than the fact that the passionate love he feels for his
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
For customers of Super Club, the largest high-volume, bulk-discount retailer in the country, membership has its privileges. For workers at the cavernous store, the most coveted honor is the "Employee of the Month" award, and having one's photo immortalized on the wall of fame in the staff lounge. En
The true story of the team that brought Brazilian star Pele to the U.S. It shows the Cosmos' ascent set against the decadent, crime-ridden backdrop of 1970s New York, as well as its decline along with the North American Soccer League in the early 1980s.
December 22. It's been sixteen years since the Revolution and Christmas is approaching. Pisconi, an old retiree, is preparing to spend another lonely Christmas. Manescu, a history teacher, doesn't want to lose his entire salary to pay his debts. Jderescu, the owner of the local TV station, doesn't s
About the relationship between a no-nonsense colonel and a young French officer who has just been drafted and sent to Algeria. When sensitive lieutenant Guy Rossi finds himself under the command of Colonel Raoul Duplan, the stage is set for a monumental battle of wills that tests both men. Rossi (le
What starts out as the irreverent journey of the openly gay writer Truman Capote to the middle-class world of 1950's Kansas, where he goes--with his childhood friend Harper Lee--to research the murder of the Clutter family, turns to something altogether darker when Capote forms an intense and comple
A chronicle of the perilous journey of a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who must travel from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem, Joseph's ancestral home, to register for a census ordered by King Herod. It is a journey of over 100 miles, through treacherous terrain, made much more difficult by the fact that Mary is nine months pregnant.
A Scottish police officer visits an Island where residents practice unusual fertility rituals.
The love story of Ludwig von Beethoven and his beautiful assistant during the time he was completing his Ninth Symphony.
Homeless on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Hsiao Kang is robbed, beaten and left for dead; he is found and nursed by Rawang, an immigrant worker, who lives in the shell of a modernist building abandoned during construction. Rawang's feelings for his patient may or may not be sexual, but there's defini
William Wilberforce led efforts as a member of Parliament in 18th-century England to end slavery and the slave trade in the British empire. Wilberforce was elected to the House of Commons at 21 and took on the issue of slavery, successfully assembling a diverse coalition that went up against the most powerful men of the time.
Epic tale of gang warfare set in Rio's hillside slums.
In 1971, the neatness-obsessed but sharply observant 6-year-old Augusten finds himself trapped between his troubled parents: his mother Deirdre, an unpublished--not to mention unstable--confessional poet with delusions of being hugely famous; and his father Norman, an alcoholic math professor who lo
All he wanted to do was go home and get a drink. But at 8:02 a.m., hungover NYPD detective Jack Mosley is assigned a seemingly simple task. Petty criminal Eddie Bunker is set to testify before a grand jury at 10:00 a.m. and needs to be taken from lock-up to the courthouse, 16 blocks away. Broken down, out of shape, with a bad leg and a serious drinking problem, Jack's role on the force is simple--clock in, clock out and stay out of trouble in between. He's in no mood to deal with a punk who's been in and out of jail for more than half his life. But beneath the punk in Eddie lies a man committed to turning his life around and constantly searching for "signs" that will lead him to a brighter future. In Eddie Jack sees only a pathetic rat who was offered a sweet deal. When Jack shoves Eddie into the back of his car and pulls out into the morning New York city rush hour, he doesn't notice the van looming behind them. His head throbbing, and Eddie's flair for conversation only making it worse, Jack stops off at the local liquor store to pick up some breakfast. As Eddie waits inside the locked car, fuming at getting stuck with Jack as his escort, he's suddenly faced with a much bigger problem--a loaded gun pointed at his head. Jack emerges just in time to prevent Eddie's execution, killing one assassin and narrowly escaping a second. When Jack calls for backup, homicide detective Frank Nugent and his team are first to arrive at the scene. Eddie suddenly goes pale--one of the detectives on Nugent's team is the man he is supposed to testify against. In an instant, Jack's quickie trip downtown turns into the nightmare of a lifetime: the criminals that want Eddie dead are actually cops. There's a history between Jack and Nugent--a dark history that Jack has been desperately trying to forget. And as Nugent is quick to point out to his old friend, Eddie's testimony threatens to bring them all down. Nugent offers to stage a mock hostage situation in which Eddie is kill
Acerbic performer Tom Dobbs has made his career out of skewering politicians and speaking the mind of the exasperated nation on his talk show. He cracked scathing jokes at a fractured system night after night--until he came up with a really funny idea: why not run for president himself? After a flip comment, Dobbs ignites a grassroots movement that puts him on the ballot. Hot on the campaign trail, he debates elected drones and says exactly what frustrated voters have often thought. Nov. 2nd later, the muckraker wins--only to learn that a computer voting error gave him the victory. With time ticking on the inaugural clock, Dobbs has a big decision to make: should he go back behind the mike or stay in the Oval Office?
Michel is the son of a paralyzed writer, the husband to a Congolese refugee and father of a future tennis champion. He is an erratic Belgian inventor misunderstood by his employer. At age 41, he learns he's been adopted and was in fact birthed secretly in a Quebec barn, in Sainte-Cecile. In the summ
An ambitious, young Italian man--ostracized in Colorado for his ethnicity--moves to L.A. in the late 1930s to become a novelist and find a blonde, and falls in love with a Mexican waitress.
In Southeastern Iraq, a war-wearied National Guard unit has just received the exhilarating news that they are about to be "demobilized"--finally sent back home to the safety of Spokane. But when they head out on one final humanitarian mission in the nearby town of Al Hayy, things go terribly wrong.
In spring 1961, 20-year-old Siggi comes to Dresden to work as a scenery painter at the theater. There he falls head over heels in love with the young poet Luise, who makes him acquainted not only with the notorious dance club "Der Rote Kakadu," but also with the boisterous, impulsive Wolle, her husb
Charmingly irresponsible graffiti artist, Daniel, lives in Copenhagen and earns his living painting declarations of love on the city walls. On the run from parking tickets, overdue bills and the police, he manages to live a carefree existence until he meets and falls in love with the equally irrespo
A proper English gentleman, Tristram Shandy strides home from his ancestral home, Shandy Hall, to introduce himself. Tristram launches into his life story at the beginning: with his birth. He is soon distracted by the sight of his Uncle Toby and his friend Corporal Trim at work on their scale model
Three different stories of love and memory through three time periods, 1966, 1911 and 2005. The first, "A Time for Love," hinges on the meeting of soldier boy Chen with pool hall hostess May and his subsequent search for her. The second episode, "A Time for Freedom," deals with a courtesan tending t
When a lonely highway is inexplicably closed, five students sharing a ride to a desert rave find themselves trapped at a recently deserted travel oasis. Led by a blind grad student with heightened senses, they must survive the night and confront what appears to be a terrifying abyss between the livi
Dalarna, a county north of Stockholm, is famous for its landscape and is a popular tourist destination. The residents are called Dalecarlians. Stubborn and self-centered, they consider their county the heart of Sweden. Mia, the youngest of three sisters, moved away from Dalarna 15 years ago and has
When Bilike finds an ordinary ping-pong ball floating in the creek, a series of charming adventures begins for the prepubescent Mongolian boy and his family and friends. Young Bilike has never seen a ping-pong ball before. He and his family live without electricity and running water in a solitary te
Set in 16th century Venice, Bassanio is the typical Elizabethan lover and aristocrat--young, impulsive, romantic--whose lavish lifestyle has left him deep in debt and desperately in love with the fair Portia of Belmont. But to win her hand, he must prove his worth. To prove his worth, he must not on
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