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A New York City couple sees their happy marriage and family life put in jeopardy and become a struggle for life or death.
Gearing up for the production of his latest play, Broadway director Arnold Albertson arrives in New York City ahead of his family and treats himself to a one-night stand with spunky, charismatic Brooklynite Izzy. Assuming they'll go their separate ways and never meet again, they're both shocked when
When Harry needs a kidney transplant, he hits the road with Lloyd to find his possible illegitimate child who can donate a kidney.
Wladziu Valentino Liberace, a musical prodigy, emerged as a concert soloist at age 11 and was performing in symphony orchestras by his teenage years. He soon become a worldwide star, known as much for his flamboyant dress and lifestyle as his records, media appearances and musical talent, up until
Eluana Englaro becomes a tragic, national symbol in Italy when the decision is made by her father to end her life after seventeen years in a vegetative state. This drama affects the lives of four individuals with conflicting beliefs. A senator is torn between his conscience and his loyalty to the le
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
Peter is a young, gay pastry chef. He decides to leave Sicily and move to Rome in order to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. In Rome, he has to built his own support system in order to cope with setbacks and success.
One of the world's foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called "The Tomb." Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer to help devise a daring, nearly impossible pla
Thirty-five-year-old Alice lives with her family in a beautiful villa north of Rome, when her quiet life takes a turn for the worse. Her husband dies in an accident and she finds herself reduced to poverty. Quickly, she has to find a way to provide for herself and her son. But the only way she can e
Monsignor Angelo Paolini works as a PR consultant for the Vatican; his job is to rejuvenate the image of the church. When his childhood friend Mario Guarrazzi, a famous former marathon champion, tells him that his son (a promising young athlete) has decided to give up his sprinter career for becomin
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. His world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder. After living
A man and a woman meet in the mountains. Manfred is an introverted alpine guide, who has been abandoned by his wife and children. Marina is a young mother on vacation with her son. One night something happens in her apartment and Manfred intervenes, transporting the injured boy to hospital. From the
Young homicide detective/psychologist, Alex Cross meets his match in serial killer, Picasso. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits. The story takes Cross back to his origins as a
Set against the highly charged political atmosphere in Europe in the late 1960s, the film opens in December 1969, just as a bomb explodes in Milan's Piazza Fontana, killing 17 people. When a non-violent family man is taken into custody as a leading suspect in the case, an investigator digs deep and
Detective Mattei is on the verge of arresting a notorious gang of bank robbers when his plan is foiled. An elite sniper hiding in the distance all but wipes out his entire squadron of officers, and in the ensuing carnage, one of the thieves is severely injured, compromising their original plan. Matt
In 1957, Jacques Comery travels back to Algeria -- a place full of childhood memories. The country seethes with tension as the Europeans, known as the "pieds-noirs," defend their interests against the demands of local nationalists. One side demands independence and the other wants to remain part of
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining guy, Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and countless relatives. One day, his family urges him to try out for Big Brother. In c
When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he''s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he''s ever known, he learns he''s part of a government experiment called the "Source Code," a program that enables him to cross over into another man''s identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a second, much larger target threatening to kill millions in downtown Chicago, Colter re-lives the incident over and over again, gathering clues each time, until he can solve the mystery of who is behind the bombs and prevent the next attack.
James Pasetti is 40-years-old, has had many girlfriends and does not intend to marry. His mother, friends and colleagues try to talk sense into him, describing the joys of marriage and fatherhood, but their stories fail to convince him. Every morning on the tram, however, he is unable to take his ey
When his father dies, little Hugo is left with nothing but a gift for fixing watches and a broken automaton. With the help of a kind girl and a heartbroken filmmaker, Hugo will solve a mystery that will change his life.
Disillusioned, after years of dismal television shows, René Ferrett tries his break through on the big screen. He wants to do "art" but encounters a lot of funny hindrances, such as having to deal with the insecurities of his female cast members.
Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris, a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris''s integrity. Stephen gets trapped in the down-and-dirty battle and finds himself caught up in a scandal where the only path to survival is to play both sides.
Cetto La Qualunque wants to have it all and will stop at nothing. He refers himself as a "businessman", a profession he practices without a shred of scruples. After living the good life in South America, he returns to his Calabrian hometown with his new bombshell girlfriend and her daughter which in
Tom is an American doctor who goes to France following the death of his adult son, killed in the Pyrenees during a storm while walking the Camino de Santiago, a Christian pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain, also known as the Way of St. James. Tom's purpose
Bruno Beltrame has lost his passion for writing and has also grown lackluster as a teacher, going through the motions of tutoring his equally apathetic students, including 15-year old Luca. One day, the boy's mother shows up and reveals that Luca is his son -- a son he knew nothing about. And, the
A young journalist's corrupt rise to power from poverty to one of the most successful men in Paris via the beds of the city's most glamorous and influential women.
Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaste
Jack, the wide-eyed, 11-year-old, eldest son of a 1950s-era family, loses his innocence after encountering sickness, suffering and death for the first time. He finds himself caught between his mother, who views the world with love and mercy, and his father, whose severity in teaching his son self-r
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.
After three years behind bars, Mitchel emerges from Pentonville Prison with good intentions. But when his old friend Billy, a low-level gangster who's looking for backup on a job, meets him upon release, Mitchel joins him in exchange for a place to live. While entangled in the past, Mitchel becomes
The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion and his murderous army are rampaging across Greece, demolishing everything in their wake with ruthless efficiency. Village after village falls to Hyperion''s legions and each victory takes him one step closer to his goal: unleashing the power of the sleeping Titans to vanquish both the Gods of Olympus and all of humankind. It seems nothing will stop the evil king''s mission to become the undisputed master of the world, until a stonemason named Theseus vows to avenge the death of his mother in one of Hyperion''s raids. When Theseus meets the Sibylline Oracle, Phaedra, her disturbing visions of the young man''s future convince her that he is the key to stopping the destruction. With her help, Theseus assembles a small band of followers and embraces his destiny in a final desperate battle for the future of humanity.
A retiree is burdened mid-life with a spendthrift mother, a romantically indifferent wife, a daughter with a slacker boyfriend and an exotic neighbor who, sadly, sees him as just her dog walker. Tired of seeing his aging counterparts snag beautiful young women, he puts on his best manners in an effo
Based on the debut novel by Hunter S. Thompson, "The Rum Diary" tells the increasingly unhinged story of itinerant journalist Paul Kemp. Tiring of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to writ
Originally from southern Italy, Rosario Russo has a young family and is perfectly integrated in his new home near Frankfurt where he runs a restaurant and hotel business. He keeps a low profile and speaks impeccable German, which enables him to finally put his past behind him. That is, until one day
They are known as Porthos, Athos, and Aramis - three elite warriors who serve the King of France as his best Musketeers. After discovering an evil conspiracy to overthrow the King, the Musketeers come across a young, aspiring hero - D'Artagnan - and take him under their wing. Together, the four emb
Two contemporary Italian families are forced together when their headstrong fifteen-year-olds announce their intent to marry.
Diego, a Roman bureaucrat with a handicapped son, meets Walid, a rich Syrian businessman and also the parent of a severely handicapped boy. The two strike up a friendship: they start meeting at Turkish baths, spending lavishly and hanging out with Walid's intriguing sister-in-law Zaira. Diego and Wa
Looks at a family of pasta makers, in particular two brothers and their relationship with their father and sister.
Frank, a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, Italy, is befriended by Elise, a breathtakingly beautiful woman with a mysterious secret. Soon, their playful romantic dalliance turns into a complicated web of dangerous deceit as they are chased by Interpol, the Italian police, and Russian hit men.
Maga Crow has found the secret Himalayan palace which contains all the spells invented by all the Wizards over the last five thousand years. Maga has one objective: Use one of the secret magic spells to drain the lagoon and turn it into an ordinary town, with roads instead of channels and scooters a
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President and Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt,, owns the boarding house where John Wilkes Booth, and others met and planned the simult
Claudio, a construction worker, works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, when he finds the remains of an illegal immigrant under the site and doesn't report it, fearing he'll be out of a job if construction comes to a
Inspired by a true story, seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberian gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most merciless landscapes. They have little food and few supplies. They don't know or trust each other. But together, they mu
Thomas Craven is a veteran homicide detective for the Boston Police Department and a single father. When his only child, twenty-four year old Emma, is murdered on the steps of his home, everyone assumes that he was the target. But he soon suspects otherwise, and embarks on a mission to find out abou
Katia is in a wheelchair due to her muscular dystrophy, but she does not allow her disability to impede her physically or psychologically. Rosalba, her shallow but good-hearted friend, corresponds with a convict named Danilo who she has a crush on. Because she has difficulty translating her emotions
When a successful British ghostwriter, The Ghost, agrees to complete the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, his agent assures him it's the opportunity of a lifetime. But the project seems doomed from the start-not least because his predecessor on the project, Lang's long-term aide,
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.
In the not-too-distant future, some 30 years after the final war, a solitary man walks across the wasteland that was once America. Empty cities, broken highways, seared earth--all around him, the marks of catastrophic destruction. There is no civilization here, no law. The roads belong to gangs that
Centers on an 11-year-old Cristiano and his neo-Nazi dad, both outcasts in an Italo suburbia strewn with strip malls and cell phone shops. And a homicide.
Follows Matteo, a 30-year-old mathematics graduate who works in the marketing office of a telecommunications company about to cut back on personnel.
A screenwriter who has suffered a heart attack decides to radically change his life, sorting out his relationships, work and vices.
There is a secret in the life of Mussolini: a wife, Ida and a son, Benito Albino, who was born, acknowledged and then denied. When Ida meets Mussolini in Milan, he is an ardent Socialist who intends to guide the masses towards an anti-clerical, antimonarchical, socially emancipated future. Ida alrea
Set in the 1960s, four female friends share their feelings, hopes and dreams over canasta. As they play, humiliations and frustrations emerge, lives of freedom and passion given up to become suffocated housewives with children to raise, surrounded by betrayals and lies. Thirty years later, the women
Centers on Guido, a successful writer and finalist of a prestigious literary award. While grappling with all that the nomination of his novel brings, he decides to fulfill a longtime desire to learn to swim and signs up for swimming lessons at a pool. There he meets Giulia, a charming woman who is a
Thirty-something Captain Sam Cahill and his younger brother Tommy Cahill are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace, with whom he has two young daughters. Tommy, his charismatic younger brother, is a drifter just out of jail who''s always gotten by on wit and charm. He slides easily into his role as family provocateur on his first night out of prison at Sam''s farewell dinner with their parents, Elsie and Hank Cahill, a retired Marine. Shipped out to Afghanistan, Sam is presumed dead when his Black Hawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains. At home in suburbia, the Cahill family suddenly faces a shocking void, and Tommy tries to fill in for his brother by assuming responsibility for himself, Grace, and the children.
In Italy, year 1100, the Northern lands are ruled by the German Emperor Barbarossa. His dream is to also conquer the lands in the center and the South to revive the empire that once belonged to Charles the Great. But in the North, a young man from Milan named Alberto Da Giussano has formed an army o
Former post officer worker Franco Campanella has always been married to the same wife Josephine. he is also loving father of Luisa, a teacher, and Giovanni, a waiter. But more than anything else, Franco is a gambler. Desiring to give his daughter the best wedding ever, he bets everything he has and
Giancarlo Siani, a reporter for Il Mattino, is killed with ten pistol shots in 1985. An easygoing 26 year-old, he loves his life and his work. During the last four months of his life, he goes from his home in the Vomero neighborhood to the hell of Torre Annunziata, the kingdom of crime boss Valentin
Draws upon the boyhood memories of filmmaker Pupi Avati when he was a teenager spying on the customers of a bar from his window in the 1950s.
Gabriel Rosetti returns home to say farewell to his dying father.
A skilled shipyard worker named Mero finds himself a single father. His son Lorenzo was born from a out of wedlock relationship with an Albanian girl and is his only reason for living. Mero dreams that one day his son will become a champion boxer, to compensate for his own anonymous career as an ama
A single, 40-something teacher gives birth three months prematurely to a baby girl who is immediately placed into neonatal intensive care. Watching the baby in the incubator, the mother spends the next three months in limbo waiting for her daughter to truly be born.
Mixes tales of ended love affairs across different age groups.
World famous film director Guido Contini reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife, his mistress, his film star muse, his confidant and costume designer, a young American fashion journalist, the whore from his youth an
London 1818: a secret love affair begins between 23 year old English poet, John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, an outspoken student of fashion. This unlikely pair started at odds, he thinking her a stylish minx, she unimpressed by literature in general. It was the illness of Keats young
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
Imagine...John Lennon's childhood. Liverpool, 1955: a smart and troubled fifteen-year-old is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets, two incredible women clash over John: Mimi, the buttoned-up aunt who raised him, and Julia, the prodigal mother. Yearning for a normal family, John escapes
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
Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler--cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry''s travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love.
Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged 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.
Mark, a war photographer badly injured while on assignment in Kurdistan, is traumatized by the disappearance of his best friend and fellow journalist, David. He is nursed back to health by his girlfriend's grandfather, a psychiatrist who treated victims of the Spanish Civil War, and tries to piece
When a self-help author arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets the one person who might finally be able to help him help himself. Dr. Burke Ryan is on the precipice of a major multimedia deal, but the therapist who asks his patients to openly confront their pain is sec
A group of interconnected, Baltimore-based twenty and thirtysomethings navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life, trying to read the signs of the opposite sex - and hoping to be the exceptions to the "no-exceptions" ru
The story of four African-American soldiers who are members of the U.S. Army as part of the all-black 92nd Buffalo Soldier Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II. They experience the tragedy and triumph of the war as they find themselves trapped behind enemy lines and separated f
Men, women and even children are caught in a web of organized crime that weaves through all different parts of society, from the drug trade to high fashion. These five interwoven tales combine violence and heartbreak between the port of Naples, Scampia, Castelvolturno and Terzigno.
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, present day. The fazenderos are leading their wealthy life in absolute boredom. They have plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see and spend their evenings in the company of the tourists who have come to watch the birds. On the borders of their land, the unrest
In the Old West territory of New Mexico circa 1882, city marshal Virgil Cole and his deputy and partner Everett Hitch have made their reputation as peacekeepers in the lawless towns springing up in the untamed land. In the small mining community of Appaloosa, a ruthless, powerful rancher named Randall Bragg has allowed his band of outlaws to run roughshod over the town. After the cold-blooded murder of Appaloosa''s city marshal, Cole and Hitch are hired to bring the murderer to justice. While establishing new authority with equal parts grit and guns, Cole and Hitch meet provocative newcomer Allison French, whose unconventional ways threaten to undermine their progress and to destroy the two lawmen''s decade-old partnership.
Three years after the Crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth, rumors that he is a prophet who has risen from the dead are inciting the people to rebel against their Roman rulers. In an effort to control the unrest, the Roman Emperor Tiberius sends Taurus, a loyal Roman official, to Judea to find Jesus or
A swindler becomes entangled with a bus driver.
Silvana, the depressed wife of a provincial industrialist, convinces herself that Marie, their young Romanian maid, is stealing from her. With no proof and against her husband's wishes, Silvana fires Marie without notice. After desperately wandering around, Maria goes to live with her former boyfrie
A love story interwoven with the massive strike that blocked Fiat for 35 days in 1980 Turin.
A multiple-strand drama set during the course of 24 hours in present-day Rome.
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who loves his country but has been forced to watch with horror as the rise of Hitler has led to the events of World War II. He has continued his military service, all the while hoping someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realizing time is running out, Stauffenberg decides he must take action himself, and in 1942, on his own initiative, attempts to persuade senior commanders in the East to confront and overthrow Hitler. Then in 1943, while recovering from injuries suffered in combat, Stauffenberg joins forces with the German Resistance, a long-existing civilian anti-Hitler conspiracy comprised of men hidden inside the highest reaches of power. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler''s own emergency plan to stabilize the government in the event of his demise--Operation Valkyrie--and turn that plan on its head to remove those in power and cripple Hitler''s regime, these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government. With everything in place, and with the future of the world, the fate of millions, and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to being the one who must kill Hitler himself.
Giorgio is a 22-year-old model law student, until the day he meets Francesco, a mysterious fellow student who introduces him to the world of gambling and also teaches him how to cheat.
The tragic story of two renowned actors, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were symbols of Italian Fascist cinema and part of the Salo Republic. Accused of collaborating and torturing, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Michele is a high school student and a bit of an air-head with a knack for falling in love with the wrong girls. He gets yanked out of school as a result of a catastrophic autumn-winter report card. This time his parents are adamant: he'll take private lessons at home in preparation for the state ex
A student takes a bizarre trip through the Italian Alps after being inspired by a professor's lecture on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" from his Ninth Symphony.
No one believes that Trevor Anderson is on to something. The science professor''s unconventional hypotheses have put him on the fringe of the academic community. But during an expedition in Iceland, Trevor and his teenage nephew, Sean, accompanied by their beautiful local guide, Hannah, make a breakthrough discovery that launches them on a thrilling adventure into the unknown. As their journey takes them deep beneath the Earth''s surface, they travel through never-before-seen worlds that bring them face-to-face with surreal and unimaginable creatures, stretching the bounds of the visionary scientist''s own imagination.
Pietro is a successful executive, happily married and father of a 10-year old daughter, Claudia. One day, after having saved the lives of two women who were drowning, he arrives home only to discover his wife has suddenly died. From that moment on his life changes radically. Pietro takes Claudia to
Historical drama. This is the first film ever made about St. Anthony of Padua, the most famous and popular saint in the world. St. Anthony was canonized in the shortest time possible, only 11 months after his death. There are approximately 4.500.000 faithful who visit the Basilica of St Anthony of P
A tale of love between an Italian judge and his childhood sweetheart, now a Mafia chief.
A multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. Explores the border, document fraud, the asylum and green card process, work-site enforcement, naturalization, the office of counter terrorism and the clash of cultures.
Sasha, the 20 year-old son of drug addicts, meets Nicole, a 40 year-old ex-psychologist housewife with marital problems, when their cars crash in the middle of the night and they discover a dog has been hurt in the accident. At the veterinarian hospital, they feel a mutual platonic attraction and ex
Set in Italy's treacherous art world, about a love triangle involving a young artist, the critic who makes him famous and the latter's fiance.
Elena, Michaela, Alice and Livia are all seventeen, pretty, and wealthy.Like many girls from provincial, middle class families, they fill their days with preening, shopping, flirting and partying all night long. The next day, they go to school and find themselves bored to death. Elena is the charism
The true story of the French-Algerian clown Miloud Oukili from his arrival in Romania, back in 1992 in his early twenties (three years after the end of Ceausescu's dictatorship), to his encounter with the street children of Bucharest, the so called "boskettari"--groups of kids living in the streets
Carlo is a young computer programmer whose wife works for an African humanitarian organization. He falls in love with the beautiful, anti-conformist Senegalese wife of an intellectual collaborating with the organization.
Within the FBI, there exists a division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminals on the internet. Welcome to the front lines of the war on cybercrime, where Special Agent Jennifer Marsh has seen it all--until now. A tech-savvy internet predator is displaying his graphic murders on his
Charismatic professor David Kepesh glories in the pursuit of adventurous female students but never lets any woman get too close. When gorgeous Consuela Castillo enters his classroom, however, his protective veneer dissolves. Her ravenhaired beauty both captivates and unsettles him. Even if Kepesh de
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.
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.
It's Paris in the year 2000 and a mummy with evil powers has unleashed a phantom named Belphegor in the famed Louvre Museum. At night, Belphegor unleashes havoc throughout the landmark, as he alternates between being terrifying and human and seemingly invincible. His adventures allow us to see the o
The two remaining members of the popular soul band, The Real Deal, from the 1970's, Floyd Henderson, now a retired businessman, and ne'er-do-well, ex-convict, Louis Hinds, take a road trip to the Apollo Theater for a musical tribute to their recently deceased front man, Marcus Hook. As they travel c
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,
The life of Joe, an anonymous assassin, takes an unexpected turn when he travels to Thailand to complete a series of contract killings. Joe, a remorseless hitman, is in Bangkok to execute four enemies of a ruthless crime boss named Surat. He hires Kong, a street punk and pickpocket, to run errands for him with the intention of covering his tracks by killing him at the end of the assignment. Strangely, Joe, the ultimate lone wolf, finds himself mentoring the young man instead whilst simultaneously being drawn into a tentative romance with a local shop girl. As he falls further under the sway of Bangkok''s intoxicating beauty, Joe begins to question his isolated existence and let down his guard--just as Surat decides it''s time to clean house.
The great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky, who in the past spent 10 years doing forced labor in Siberia for his subversive intentions, finds himself in 1860s St. Petersburg at the center of a revolutionary plot to kill the imperial family. In a desperate attempt to thwart the plan, he comes into
When Curtis Plummer, a down on his luck former high school football star, takes the only job he can find--babysitting his misfit niece Jasmine--he discovers that she has the skills that once made him a great quarterback. The only place these two opposites get along is on the field, so Curtis is determined to turn Jasmine into the star of the local team, The Minden Browns, and get his own stride back by becoming the coach. The boys on the team don''t want her but when this girl quarterback shows them she''s got the skills, she''ll turn their whole world upside down.
Carrie Bradshaw, successful author and everyone's favorite fashion icon-next-door, continues to narrate her own story about sex, love and the fashion-obsessed single woman in New York City. Carrie and her friends, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, juggle jobs and relationships while navigating mothe
Tells of the irrepressible passion that blossoms between Stefania, a 27 year-old college graduate in search of work, and Stefano, a 15 year-old high school student and lover of subway graffiti and baseball. Their unusual relationship obviously evokes bafflement and scepticism among their friends and
A story of initiation and love, about two young Italian losers who travel to India and meet a disillusioned French doctor.
Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the call box to the era of cell phones, text messages and onli
Nine-year-old Carlos aka Carlitos is one of the countless children left behind by parents who come to the U.S. seeking a way to provide for their families. His mother, Rosario, has worked illegally as a domestic in Los Angeles for four years, sending money home to her son and mother to give them a c
The escapades of three Italian teenagers in search of adventure and freedom in Morocco.
Sixteen years ago the most powerful magicians in the magical dimension made an incredible sacrifice in order to fight the darkest forces of evil. Now, the final destiny of the lost kingdom is in the hands of one girl: Bloom, the fairy of the Dragon's Flame. Accompanied as always by her friends from
As a construction boss and drug trafficker tries to track down Diego for having broken the side view mirror of his new car, the latter tries to find the men who raped his girlfriend.
A Sicilian man named Leonardo Vitale is driven by guilt to reveal the workings of the local Mafia.
About Fillipo, a young man whose new job as a civil servant has him navigating the fringes of Roman society, rubbing elbows with the high-and-mighty.
A young prison officer has the task of deciding whether inmates are allowed temporary release from jail, due to particular personal circumstances. In the course of one such assessment, the young man is shocked to discover that the inmate he is interviewing is apparently his long lost father. The fat
The film is about three old friends which traveled to Punta del Este.
December 22, 1957: during a dreadful snowstorm, an isolated mansion in a small Iowa town is upset by a terribile crime. Fifty-five years later, in the same house which has remained shut for half a century, a woman of Italian descent decides to open up a restaurant. She has just left the psychiatric
A portrait of the contemporary Italian province, between Rimini and the hills of Romagna, that hovers between traditions and fashions.
Giovanni, a Sicilian guy who has moved to Milan, is forced to go back to his home city when he loses his job. There he meets an old university friend, Filippo, who is an expert in making ends meet. Filippo offers Giovanni a position as partner in his business 'Non + Soli' which is an agency ready to
In a small town at the mouth of the Po River, Hassan and Mara are brought together. He is a Tunisian mechanic, who after years of hard work has built up a very good reputation. She is a young substitute teacher waiting to leave for Brazil to work on a co-op project. Eighteen year-old aspiring journa
The Avakians are a rich Armenian family. Aram, a land-owner living in a small town in Turkey, and Assadour, a successful doctor from Venice, are brothers who have not seen each other for a long time and decide to meet in Armenia. While Assadour prepares himself for his trip to his native land, the
Opening with profiles of several ordinary Americans whose lives have been disrupted, shattered and--in some cases--ended by health care catastrophe, the film makes it clear that the crisis doesn't only affect the 47 million uninsured citizens, but also the millions of others who dutifully pay their
There was a time when Stanley Phillips could see his entire life clearly. He dreamed of patriotic service and was destined for a military career. He came close to that dream until it was cut short simply because of his poor eyesight. Now he's serving customers at a home supply store while his Serge
After his partner is brutally murdered by the infamous assassin Rogue, FBI agent Jack Crawford vows to find the elusive killer and personally avenge his partner's death.
Down-on-his-luck petty criminal Andre has reached the end of his rope. Irreversibly in debt to a local gangster, with no one to turn to, his only solution is to plunge himself into the Seine. Just as he is perched to do so, a fellow bridge-jumper beats him to the water. Diving in, he saves Angela, a
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
A hypervigilant federal agent, while training his young female replacement, must track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
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
Spiraling into a dark obsession with the number 23, Walter Sparrow twists his once idyllic life into an inferno of psychological torture that could possibly lead to his death as well as the deaths of his loved ones. Spurred on by a mysterious novel, The Number 23, that he doesn't dare put down, Walt
There is a world where witches rule the northern skies, where ice bears are the bravest of warriors, and where every human is joined with an animal spirit who is as close to them as their own heart. This world is dominated by the Magisterium, which seeks to control all of humanity, and whose greate
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
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
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life--a passionate, funny and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better th
Set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury room in a school gymnasium, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess
In the complex, magical and sensual city of Cartagena, Colombia, a man waits over fifty years for his one true love. Florentino Ariza, a poet and telegraph clerk, discovers his life's passion when he sees Fermina Daza through the window of her father's villa. Through a series of passionate letters,
The story of the journey of Annie Braddock, a young woman from a working-class neighborhood in New Jersey, struggling to understand her place in the world. Fresh out of college, she gets tremendous pressure from her nurse mother to find a respectable position in the business world although Annie wou
The investigation of a girl's murder leads a young police inspector to explore the darker and more ambivalent side of Roman nightlife. The inspector's enquiries soon verge on obsession, leading him to play a perverse game into which he also drags his girlfriend.
At the turn-of-the-century, a poor family makes the journey from rural Sicily through the "golden door" of Ellis Island into America. On a perilous steamship journey from his village, widower Salvatore Mancuso encounters a ravishing, mystery-shrouded Englishwoman, Lucy. Amid a harrowing crossing, an
Set in Milan, where people's lives are invisibly lead by money in its different shapes: too much, too little, stolen, earned, visible and even impalpable. The money flows from one story to the next, from one person to the other, becoming the engine of the film. Everything moves around two antagonis
Franco Elica, a dissolute movie director, slides into despair after being asked--to his horror--to make yet another version of Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed. Complicating matters is news that a looming sexual-harassment scandal is about to break. Hoping to avoid the scandal at all costs, Franco
Nine Italian Auschwitz survivors tell their moving stories of deportation, separation, suffering, survival and final liberation.
The "Honorable" Bonolis takes orders from the higher-ups of the Church while cheating on his wife, fostering a relationship with a stunning starlet. The bright lights of Rome, the capital of Italian politics and show business, seem under threat of scandal, compelling the parliamentarian to take acti
A 30-year-old woman adopts a Thai boy who goes into an irreversible coma when they come back to France. A mysterious German doctor seems to know a remedy, for which they have to travel to Mongolia, where the boy's origins lie.
Everything Lorenzo owns he has earned with great determination and without looking back: a house, envious friends, a woman who loves him, and an established position. When he's just about to undertake the " business" which will make him a very rich man, he's suddenly faced with the discovery of his
Luca is convinced he will pass his final exam and so, on the last day of school, he takes his courage into his hands and, without mincing his words, confesses to his literature teacher that he hates him and doesn't have any respect for him. In reply, professor Martinelli reveals that he will be the
Recounts the events that drive a young man to kill his wife, a famous pianist who gave up her career for love. After serving part of his jail sentence in Switzerland, the man is traveling to the U.S. where he is to meet his children for the first time.
Primo Levi's tale of surviving the horrors of Auschwitz was memorialized in a book that, for many, is the key text of the Holocaust. In recounting his story in "If This Is a Man" (translated in the United States as "Survival in Auschwitz"), Levi became a spokesperson for an entire generation of Jews
Follows the appeal trial of a member of the notorious Neopolitan Camorra who has been convicted of an assassination. This behind-the-scenes look at the Italian judicial system is definitely full of surprises, especially for the Italian populace.
Vincenzo, the maintenance manager of a steel mill in Bagnoli, is charged with the responsibility of shutting down the plant and selling the molten metal to the Chinese. When things are just wrapping up, Vincenzo realizes that the Chinese were sold a defective machine, which years earlier had caused
11 year-old Tommaso, his older sister Viola and their father Renato have formed a strangely united family since the most important woman in their life, the mother of the two children and Renato's wife, abandoned them. Despite all, this family, so full of fury, failings and inconsolable loneliness, k
Soon after the start of hostilities in Iraq, Rome-based lovestruck poet and lecturer Attilio heads to Baghdad when he learns from his friend, Iraqi poet Fuad, that the woman he loves, Vittoria, has been critically injured in a bomb explosion. Attilio does everything in his power to save her, risking
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.
Roger is a beleaguered New York City meter maid who is plagued by anxiety and low self-esteem. In order to overcome his feelings of inadequacy, Roger enrolls in a top-secret confidence-building class taught by the suavely underhanded Dr. P. Aided by his assistant, Lesher, Dr. P uses unorthodox, often dangerous methods, but he guarantees results: Employ his techniques and you will unleash your inner lion. Surrounded by a band of misfit classmates-- Walsh, who''s dying to move out of mother''s basement; Diego, a punching bag for his hen-pecker of a wife; and Eli, a shy guy just looking for female companionship--Roger''s confidence grows and he makes his way to the head of the class, even finding the courage to ask out his longtime crush, Amanda. But Roger quickly discovers that star students have a way of catapulting Dr. P''s competitive side into high gear. Soon enough, the teacher sets out to infiltrate and destroy Roger''s personal and professional life. Nothing is off limits for Dr. P, not even the object of Roger''s affection. In order to show Amanda Dr. P''s true colors, Roger must rally his new friends and find a way to beat the master at his own game.
China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and
East Berlin, November 1984. Five years before its downfall, the former East-German government ensured its claim to power with a ruthless system of control and surveillance. Party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when given the job of collecting evidence against the playwright
On the eve of the first global war a drama unfolds as Tamino sets forth on a perilous journey in pursuit of love, light and peace in a world afflicted by darkness, death and destruction. An eerie quiet descends over a landscape still untouched by conflict as Tamino waits anxiously with his fellow re
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
Pete Garrison is a U.S. Secret Service agent who saved a president's life by jumping in front of a hail of bullets, over twenty years ago. Well-liked and respected by his colleagues, Garrison is a career agent who now heads the First Lady's detail. He lives in a high-level, orderly world of hierarch
Chev Chelios is about to begin his morning with an unexpected wake-up call. Groggy, practically unable to move and with a heart that's barely beating, he hears the voice of thug Ricky Verona, who reveals Chev has been poisoned in his sleep and only has an hour to live. As it turns out, Chev is a hit
Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance and a few good heists.
The son of a great fighter who did not wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, the bullied Huo Yuanjia resolves to teach himself how to fight--and win. Years of training enable him to ace match after match in his home region of Tianjin. But as his fame as a martial arts master grows, so does
The sleepy English hamlet of Little Wallop is about to receive a rude awakening, as the absent-minded Reverend Walter Goodman, his dissatisfied wife Gloria, and their two children, Holly and Petey, await the arrival of their new housekeeper, Grace Hawkins. Gloria is a woman struggling to cope. Her t
Ten-year-old Arthur has a lot on his plate: a real estate developer is about to snap up his grandma's home... and there's no way Arthur's going to hang around for his parents or grandparents to sort out the problem. Maybe the solution lies in his grandpa's treasure, which is hidden somewhere on the
Elizabeth "Betty" Short, a 22-year-old aspiring actress from the East Coast who wore a delicate flower in her raven hair and became many things to many people--dear friend, beloved sister, estranged daughter, frequent girlfriend and accused prostitute. On January 15, 1947, she was discovered brutall
Jigsaw has disappeared; and with his new apprentice Amanda--the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police--he has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Dr. Lynn Denlon is unaware that she is abou
Aubrey Davis discovers from her bedridden mother, Mrs. Davis, that her sister Karen is in a hospital in Japan. She also finds out that Karen is under investigation for the death of her boyfriend in a fire she started in a house located in Tokyo. Since Mrs. Davis is too ill to make the trip, she asks
A 15-year-old provincial girl moves to Rome and finds her new tony private school is a microcosm of the cultural and political divisions of Italian society. When her parents, Giancarlo and Agata, move from a seaside town in Tuscany to an ailing aunt's apartment in the big city, Caterina is ready for
Set in Paris in the 1980s, a tale of three sisters and their mother who are estranged due to a childhood marked by family tragedy, but a terrible secret from their past brings them together.
Giordano gets a chance to relive his adolescent infatuation with his sister-in-law Lilliana, when she returns to the family estate in the South as a war-widow. Greatly pushed by both the poverty of the immediate post-war period and her sly son Nino, who harbours expensive filmmaking dreams, she acce
Sabina is a beautiful young woman who seemingly has it all--a supportive and loving boyfriend, a comfortable lifestyle, and a promising future. But when Sabina learns she is pregnant, a normally celebratory occasion is clouded by a succession of haunting nightmares, strange memories, and personal in
Thirteen year-old Sandro is from Brescia in northern Italy, only son of a family that in just two generations has achieved significant wealth. One night, during a sailing trip through the Mediterranean, Sandro falls into the sea, and the others on board notice too late. When they return to look for
On and beneath the meanest streets of Glasgow, fiery gangster Bart is merciless with debtors, would-be rivals, and anyone else to whom he takes even a passing dislike. How does Bart maintain his chokehold? Through his unwitting enforcer Danny, who he has "raised" since boyhood. Danny has been kept as a near-prisoner by his "Uncle" Bart; trained to attack and, if necessary, kill. Danny knows little of life, except the brutal existence that Bart has so crudely and cruelly fashioned for him. But when Danny has a chance encounter with soft-spoken blind piano tuner Sam, he senses true kindness and compassion for the first time and experiences the transforming power of music. When a sudden gangland coup separates Danny from Bart and his mob, Danny is at last away from the underworld. He takes refuge with Sam and his spunky teenaged stepdaughter Victoria. Sam and Victoria open their home and hearts to Danny, who begins to envision a new future for himself. However, the mob will not give up its prize pupil so easily, and Danny must soon fight again, and fight back, to protect his new family and bury his troubled past.
Follows seven children and examines their hurdles and plights of life in various parts of the world.
Three brothers each face a crucial turning point in their lives. As each young brother wrestles with their transition to manhood, they must escape the tyrannical rule of their distant father in order to find their own path for success in their lives. A tragic incident, however, sparks a course of ev
Jigsaw is back. The brilliant, disturbed mastermind who wreaked havoc is back for another round of horrifying life-or-death games. When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort.
In 2415, when government agents murder her family, Aeon Flux swears revenge. A highly trained soldier on the front lines of a war against the perfect society, Aeon is one of the few to suspect that this perfect life is a hiding a perfect lie.
Elderly sisters Janet and Ursula Widdington live in a quiet coastal town outside Cornwall. After a violent storm, they awake to find a young man, Andrea, washed ashore and badly injured. Upon taking him in, his presence quietly invokes Ursula's abandoned feelings of longing and Janet's maternal inst
Manderlay lay on a lonely plain somewhere in the deep south of the USA. It was in the year of 1933 that Grace and her father had left the township of Dogville behind them. Grace's father and his army of villains had spent the entire winter seeking out new hunting grounds in vain, and now they were h
A man is shot and quickly buried in the high desert of west Texas. The body is found and reburied in Van Horn's town cemetery. Pete Perkins, a local ranch foreman kidnaps a Border Patrolman and forces him to disinter the body. With his captive in tow and the body tied to a mule Pete undertakes a dan
John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each is hiding something the other would kill to know: Mr. and Mrs. Smith are actually highly paid, incredibly efficient assassins--and they work for competing organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Smith both
A serial killer follows a pattern which allows audiences to predict the next murder: here the limbs, head and torso of a life-size 18th-century sex doll are sewn on to the appropriate bits of the victims. Giacomo Amaldi is the detective with a past. Frese is his older, calmer partner.
An updated re-telling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood." The satire begins where the fable last left off, as there's always more to every tale than meets the eye! Furry and feathered cops from the animal world, Chief Grizzly and Detective Bill Stork, investigate a dom
Max "The King of Alibis" Burdett and his beautiful accomplice Lola have come to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, fresh off their final big score in which they lifted the second of the three famous Napoleon diamonds. With their financial future set, the couple is ready to relax and enjoy their hard-earned riches. But Stan, the FBI agent who has spent years in dogged but failed pursuit of Max, refuses to believe that his nemesis is actually calling it quits. He thinks that Max and Lola are actually plotting to steal the third Napoleon diamond--one of the three largest non-flawed diamonds in the world--which is coincidentally scheduled to arrive on Paradise Island as part of a touring cruise ship exhibition. Since he has no jurisdiction in the Caribbean country, Stan teams with a local cop and sets out to catch the sly Max and Lola in the act, while at the same time a local gangster has his own plans for the diamond. When the longtime adversaries meet up in paradise, Max quickly turns the tables and befriends the frustrated detective, showing him that Paradise Island has no shortage of pleasures to offer. But in order for Stan to figure out exactly what Max and Lola are up to, he will have to navigate all the twists and double-crosses of an action-packed story of friendship, suspicion and thievery.
Having suffered a traumatic birth, Paolo is disabled both physically and psychologically and must travel to a special hospital in Berlin for rehabilitation. Gianni, who accompanies the boy to Berlin in hopes of getting to know his estranged son, meets Nicole, a strong woman dedicating herself entir
Gianni was unable to cope when, 15 years earlier, his wife died giving birth to a handicapped child. He fled, and only now has the courage to see his son Paolo, accompanying him to a Berlin hospital where he undergoes occasional treatment and rehabilitation.
Emerging penniless from yet another failed affair, the seductive Mrs. Erlynne, scorned by many as a 'woman of ill repute,' leaves 1930's New York for the Amalfi coast, where she hopes to find a new 'patron' among the vacationing aristocrats. The mean-spirited gossip stirred up by Mrs. Erlynne's arri
Nines-year-old Jamal is injured in a fall and must have a heart transplant within 24 hours to survive. Jamal's poor family desperately needs to come up with $58,000 to pay the Heart Transplant Corp (HTC) for the operation. The Yamakasi, a group of daring urban acrobats, come to the rescue, burglariz
A relationship develops between seasoned actor Stefano and his young, ambitious co-star, Laura, when they are cast as the two leads in a film. Stefano must deal with his mounting jealousy when Laura's career begins to take off.
An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to an older, invalid woman whom he regularly visits. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they ha
Matteo is a doctor, whose marriage is falling apart. Both he and is wife are having affairs. His wife is cheating on him with Leonardo, a fellow doctor. Matteo is forced to confront both his inner demons and death itself when the ambulence he's riding in is pushed off a bridge, by Leonardo's car.
Based on the hit musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the tale tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a n
A retelling of the glamorous life of Arsène Lupin, the celebrated jewel thief of belle époque Europe. Tired of boring rural life at the family's luxurious castle in Normandy, Arsène's father instructs him to steal a particularly necklace once worn by Marie Antoinette. Once the necklace is passed off
In the dead of a November night in 1942, a group of young women are escorted by SS officers through the woods to Wolf's Lair, Hitler's headquarters in Eastern Prussia. They are candidates for the post of personal secretary to the Fuehrer. Among them is 22-year-old Traudl Junge, a fresh-faced girl fr
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
From the moment Matthew sees Lisa, nothing else matters. She walks past the window of the shop where he works in the Wicker Park section of Chicago, and he's immediately captivated; he follows her, they meet, and soon they fall deeply in love. Everything about their relationship seems perfect--until
Karen is an exchange student studying social work in Japan who innocently agrees to cover for a nurse who didn''t show up for work. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly American woman, Emma, who is lost in a catatonic state while the rest of the house appears deserted and disheveled. As she is tending to the stricken old woman, Karen hears scratching sounds from upstairs. When she investigates, she is faced with a supernatural horror more frightening than she could ever imagine. Within this house, a chain of terror has been set in motion resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse that has taken root in this house. Now she must stop it before it''s too late.
A successful lawyer abandons his family for a woman.
The kidnapping and killing of Aldo Moro, Italy's former prime minister and head of the Christian Democrat party, was a cataclysmic event no Italian can forget. Moro was taken hostage by Red Brigade members in March 1978 and almost two months elapsed while negotiations were pursued in vain. His bulle
Nello Balocchi, a thirty-five-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, is invited to Bologna by his father, the owner of the Papal tailor's shop in Rome. His father hopes Nello will find a soulmate in Bolgna and thus produce an heir for the business. Nello stays in a guesthouse run by Arabella, a wise w
An Italian family deals with many obstacles, beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the present. Two brothers, Nicola and Matteo, at first share the same dreams, the same hopes, the same books and friendships. Meeting Giorgia, a girl with mental disorders, will determine the future of the two
After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew.
One dark night a former native of a rural Thai village has his men steal the head of the town's Ong Bak (Buddha statue) to win favor with ruthless Bangkok crime boss Khom Tuan. The locals regard the theft as a catastrophe, and seek a champion to retrieve their lost treasure. They find their man in T
At the start of World War II, the fate of the free world hangs in the balance at the posh Hotel Splendide in Bordeaux. Cabinet members, journalists, physicists, and spies of all persuasions gather in order to escape the Nazi occupation of Paris. High society socialites hobnob with jailbirds. Murdero
Barbara hits 1962 New York City with her new book, "Down With Love," a pre-feminist manifesto saying "no" to love and "yes" to career, empowerment--and sex. As Barbara's revolutionary tome rockets to the top of the best-seller charts, she becomes the target of ace journalist Catcher "Catch" Block, l
The Monk is a Zen-calm martial arts master whose duty has been to protect a powerful ancient scroll. Faced with finding the scroll''s next guardian, the Monk''s quest brings him to New York City where--to his disbelief--it appears his successor is a smart-mouthed pickpocket named Kar. Kar''s a charming, street-tough wild card who enjoys his life of no responsibility. As the Monk instructs Kar, the unlikely duo become partners in protecting the scroll from a power-monger who''s been chasing it for sixty years. Amidst high-flying acrobatics and martial arts action, this comical odd couple has to work together to keep the scroll--and mankind--safe.
In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slays four deer hunters, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham - the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.
The life of narrator and poet, Sibilla Aleramo, is revisited via a narrative and temporal arc moving from her adolescence to maturity, concentrating on the two years between 1916 and 1918, a period in which she was linked to Dino Campana. Sibilla is a cultivated, charming and independent woman, with
Tobias Horvath lives in Switzerland where he has been working at a watch factory for the past ten years. He grew up in poverty and his mother was a prostitute. One day Tobias stuck a knife in the back of the man he discovered to be his father. Believing him to be dead, Tobias then beats a hasty retr
Set against the glitzy backdrop of the French Riviera, aging gambler Bob Montagnet is about to gamble it all on the casino heist of a lifetime; a spectatcular sleight of hand--two heists, one real, one not, but which is which? Under the watchful eye of Roger, a policeman who would as soon save his l
Guido is a good-natured man in his forties with a gambling problem. He decides that the solution to his money problems is to rob a bank which he does with help from his girlfriend, Antonella. Unfortunately, things do not go as planned and Guido ends up in jail while Antonella makes off with the loot
She's running away from a man she still loves. He's running after a woman he believes he still loves. She is a chatty extrovert who doesn't go unnoticed. He is discret, mild mannered, and totally withdrawn. Felix and Rose are so unready to meet each other--until they are both delayed at a Paris airp
In Occupied France during World War II, Jean Aurenche and Jean Devaivre are both employed in the film industry. Parisian Aurenche works as a screenwriter, when not juggling his various mistresses. Angry with the German occupation, he attempts to keep on with his work while resisting all overtures to
The continuing story of Tom Ripley, a career criminal who has amassed his wealth through various illicit activities, including murder. He is married and living in France, when the necessity arises to silence two foes who could reveal his dark past. Concocting an assassination plan, Ripley makes a de
When their three bank-robber husbands quit Italy without a word of good-bye, angry housewives Bianca, Beatrice and Billi fly to Buenos Aires to track their men down. Along the way, the three women discover romance, friendship and the truth about themselves.
Antonio is a driver, a science-fiction buff with an imaginary alter ego called Morgan. Maria has run up debts to buy a frozen-food store and is worried she will lose her daughter Lisa, whose paternal grandparents have gone to court to obtain foster care. Antonio falls in love with Maria and tries to
A tense confrontation develops between a teenage girl and her mother's boyfriend. From the moment that Alex first meets Ned she senses trouble. After her instincts are confirmed, Alex and her younger sister Sara leave home to begin a long trek by bus to New Orleans, where they hope to find protectio
Three children accidentally transformed into fish have only 48 hours to find the antidote that will change them back.
Max, Raoul and Vincent go on holliday to the beach without their wives and after 15 days of rain and dealing with their kids, they decide they need a vacation.
Frank Morrison wants what''s best for his son. Since he and his wife Susan divorced a few years ago, their son Danny has been rebellious and troubled, with a history of lying. Frank and Susan love Danny dearly; they understand that beneath his defiant exterior lies an eleven year old boy who needs compassion, understanding and good parenting. Now everything is changing. Susan is about to become Mrs. Rick Barnes. A newcomer in town, Barnes has already made his mark as a wealthy philanthropist. He''ll be able to give Danny things that Frank, a boatbuilder, simply can''t. Struggling with jealousy, Frank has to admit that two parents at home might be just what Danny needs. When Danny starts telling Frank troubling stories about Rick Barnes, Frank is torn between refusing to believe his son, whose reputation for telling the truth has always been spotty, and considering the awful possibility that Barnes might be an altogether different person than he appears.
It's a few days before Christmas, and a Latin American couple living in New York City are preparing and packaging their heroin for street distribution. While the wife has her qualms about the ethics of drug dealing, both she and her husband know there's plenty of money to be made in the drug trade.
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