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A woman struggling in her personal relationships with men, upon finding her deceased father's strange homemade films involving young girls, wonders if she was involved in an incestuous relationship, and whether to destroy her father's films.
When her prosecutor husband-to-be is killed by criminals, a young teacher teams up with a jaded journalist to expose the social corruption behind the killing.
Documentary about Choro, also known as Brazilian jazz. The first genuinely Brazilian urban music, Choro is credited as being the first musical expression of Brazil's melting pot and had a prominent place in the development of Brazil's cultural identity. In late 19th century Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian
It's 3:00 a.m. in Manhattan, the hour of rumbling garbage trucks, glaring headlights, and the bluish florescent glow of the all-night delis. Trudging alongside the honking traffic, Ahmad drags a coffee and bagel cart to a busy midtown corner. Hours later, he is swiftly and efficiently selling steami
The magical Mole Antonelliana (the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy) is the setting and inspiration for a very unlikely love story. One fateful evening, Martino, an avid cinephile and the museum's timid night watchman, comes to the aid of Amanda, an enchanting young fast-food cook on the r
The grisly story of a group of bank robbers, Julian, Marylin and Max, who plan a robbery that goes down badly. Following the heist, Max is shot and they soon find themselves on-the-run from the law--dashing to meet their fourth partner, Kurt, who has secured a place for them to take cover. Along the
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
Zano and his companion Naïma travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee. Enamored with their freedom, they let the time slip by, intoxicated by the Andalusia's sensuality, before they finally decide to cross the Me
The boarding school of Hellestad in the Sweedish Country side has long been the site of many strange and violent deaths and hauntings. The most notorious of these in the Drowning Ghost, the spirit of a farmer who murdered three boys attending the school a century ago, then drowned himself in the lak
Feuding farmers join forces when a defective tractor leaves them both paralyzed.
Anxious to find the money to travel to Europe, teenagers Yeo-jin and Jae-young start a small prostitution business. But when Jae-young is fatally injured, her friend decides to find all their old johns and return the money.
Erik is a sixteen-year-old boy whose life has been plagued by violence. Tormented by his abusive stepfather, he has hit back in the only way he knows: by giving a good thrashing to anyone in his way. When he is expelled from public school, Erik is told he has one last chance to make something of him
Taking up where the classic fairy tale ends, we find Pinocchio a "real" 12-year-old who drinks a magic potion and turns back into a puppet. This time, he is joined by his father Geppetto.
May has always been a bit of an outsider--you might consider her a quirky girl. If you passed her on the street, you wouldn't notice that she is any different from scores of other young women trying to make their way in the big city. She lives alone, works as a veterinarian assistant, makes her own
The adventures of crocodile hunter Mick Dundee continue as Mick, his partner Sue and their son Mikey travel to the bizarre netherworld of Los Angeles, California. When Sue is temporarily assigned to the Los Angeles bureau of her father''s newspaper to investigate the suspicious death of the former bureau chief, Mick, going through a slow hunting season, decides that this may be a good opportunity to introduce Mikey to a world outside of Walnut Creek, Australia. However, the father and son team get more than they bargained for when they find themselves knee-deep in Sue''s murder investigation and caught up in Hollywood''s trendy celebrity culture.
Boxer Muhammad Ali braves controversy and personal crises to become heavyweight champion.
Donald Sinclair owns the biggest, snazziest, flashiest, high rolling-est casino in Las Vegas. And to entertain some of his wealthiest patrons, he''s staged the most original high stakes game that Sin City has ever seen! The contestants? Six teams. The jackpot? Two million dollars stuffed in a locker hundreds of miles away. The odds of winning? One in six. The rules? Well there''s only one--get there first! What the racers don''t know is that the tycoon and his rich buddies are betting on the outcome and are tracking every move the teams make. It''s only a matter of time before they figure out who really stands to win the most before switching course to look for a different kind of pay-off.
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to
A prison in Brandenburg in 2001. 36-year-old Martin Schulz is released after more than 11 years' imprisonment. A former citizen of East Germany from East Berlin, he was in prison when the wall came down in 1989. Martin is full of optimism as he steps out of the prison door. But he hardly recognises
Forty-something Francois Pignon, who has worked for years as an accountant at the same contraceptive manufacturer, becomes suicidal when he learns that his company is downsizing and he is about to lose his job. Work means everything to this gloomy and boring little man since both his wife, who has j
Set in 1950's England, this is the tale of Nigel, Earl of Marshwood, who returns home to his aristocratic English family with his fiancee, American movie star Miranda Frayle, much to the dismay of his mother, Countess Felicity.
Jack Campbell is a Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. When Jack, who has forsaken all for the pursuit of money, becomes involved in a grocery store holdup, everything changes. He awakens the next morning, on a snowy Christmas day, lying in bed next to a wife--Kate, the college sweetheart he dumped when his career ambitions took hold--whom he never married, and in a house with two kids he never had. Now living in New Jersey in an alternate suburban universe, he has a chance to see how his life would have turned out had he married Kate and raised a family. Jack soon begins to feel strangely comfortable in the new role of loving husband and father, finding himself happy in the life he would have led had he made different choices as a young man.
While visiting Sydney, Aussie wildlife photographer Josh meets Cin, a dressmaker, at a party just three days before he's to return to his job in London. During a shared taxi ride ripe with sexual tension, both Josh and Cin privately weigh the pros and cons of a one-night stand and come to the same c
Five seeemingly unconnected lifelines intersect in the San Fernando Valley told through five seperate stories. In "This Is Dr. Keener," Dr. Elaine Keener battles her mother and waits for a male colleague to call. "Fantasies About Rebecca" deals with a woman who finds out that she is pregnant by her
Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each and every one at all times--he is their savior and would have it no other way. And a
It is not easy being a 9-year-old in a new country. Tony has just moved with his parents Dottie and Bob Thompson, from a big bustling city in America to a small village in a remote corner of Scotland. Soon he becomes fascinated with vampire mythology and one night is visited by a 9-year-old vampire
Torrance is a typical all-American high schooler who, as captain of her school''s championship-winning cheerleading squad, is faced with stiff competition for the national title from the inner-city, hip-hop squad the Clovers, led by Isis. Torrance''s mission is further complicated when she learns that her predecessor stole cheer routines from the Clovers, who are more eager than ever to even the score. Torrance is further distracted when she finds herself falling for a most unlikely high schooler, as much an outsider as she is an insider.
Oz is a nice-guy dentist who is beaten down by his wife Sophie and his mother-in-law who constantly demean him. Oz is scrambling to dig himself out of the state of financial ruin that his father-in-law has left in, finally coming to the gloomy realization that he is worth more dead than alive -- a sentiment that takes on a whole new meaning when mobster, and celebrated hit-man, Jimmy ''The Tulip'' Tudeski moves in next store.
U.S. Senator Laine Hanson''s nomination for Vice President is jeopardized when a sex scandal from her past is revealed. In particular, she is opposed by the Speaker of the House, who will stop at nothing to discredit her. Her confirmation hearings set off a firestorm of controversy as shocking secrets from her past emerge and threaten her personal life as well as her political future. Hanson has what it takes to be a heartbeat away from the presidency. Now she must prove she has the stomach for what it takes to get the job.
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown becomes the setting for some particularly gruesome murders-
In 1671, Francois Vatel, a master chef, entertainer and steward, is hired by the Prince de Conde to prepare an important feast for the upcoming arrival of King Louis XIV. However, it will take nothing short of a miracle to prepare a fete fitting for royalty while Conde's provinces rest on the verge
When evil wizard Profion schemes to dethrone Savina, the new empress of a mystical land, she recruits a band of adventurers to find the Rod of Dragon Control, the only tool powerful enough to stop the evil wizard and his band of dragons.
Based on true events, two boys are sent, with much hardship and danger, to a monastery in exile in the picturesque foothills of the Himalayas. As they receive their ordination and orientation into a monastic life, a whirlwind of events not usually associated with the austere atmosphere of the monast
Alice and Howard Goodwin have recently moved to rural Wisconsin and are regarded with suspicion by most of their neighbors. The couple does form a friendship, however, with Theresa and Dan Collins. Both couples often take turns babysitting for one another. Tragedy occurs one day when Alice, momentar
In Central Europe in 1941, one of the inhabitants of a shtetl hears stories of nearby villages being flattened by the Nazis and the people being herded onto trains, never to be seen again. He comes up with the audacious plan to buy a train, disguise the villagers as Nazis and captives, and deport th
Eddie, Mickey and Phil share a house in Hollywood: Eddie and Mickey are more or less successful casting agents, Phil an out of work actor who has been kicked out by his wife. It is not only Phil who is emotionally unstable though -- Eddie is drugged out and borderline violent, while Mickey is manipu
Kieran Johnson discovers some papers that suggest that his father may not be who he thought he was. His mother is paralyzed and cannot tell him anything, so he travels to Ireland to track down the poor farmer who could be his father. Once there he befriends two Irish girls who introduce him to a cou
Karen, a grieving young woman finds compassion in Stoffer, the leader of a group of young people who attack middle-class sensibilities by pretending to be mentally disabled.
Kyle and four friends are white suburbanites who set off for a debauched night in Las Vegas before Kyle gets married. But things go badly wrong when a prostitute is skewered on a coat hook as she entertains one of the pals, Michael. Yuppie Robert keeps his head, and goes so far as to murder a securi
Life of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who died in 1987 at the age of 42 from multiple sclerosis. As children, Jackie and older sister Hilary are both immersed in music: Hilary exels at the flute, while Jackie is less confident as a cellist. But soon Jackie overtakes her sister, and while Hilary marries
Tom returns home to the mountains of southern India to rekindle a love affair with childhood sweetheart Anja. But Anja is engaged to be married to the scheming Ashok, who has been helping excavators loot India's ancient temples. After helping to save Hanou, an outcast from the red-faced monkey tribe
In this sequel Josh Framm's wonder dog Buddy is up to his old tricks when he breaks into the court of a pro basketball game the Framm family is attending. After seeing Buddy play basketball on TV, two animal "collectors" decide he would be the perfect star attraction for their fledgling Moscow circu
Every Wednesday night, wealthy Paris publisher Pierre Brochant and his friends try to outdo one another by bringing the most flagrantly idiotic person they can find to join them for dinner. He who finds the biggest dope, wins. Pierre thinks he's got a thoroughbred nincompoop on his hands in accounta
Set in Tulsa in the 1970s, a story which follows the exploits of Bobbie, a drug-addicted teenage runaway and thief, who is happy making money the hard way--stealing it by breaking into vending machines. Following a botched raid on a college, he is approached by the funny and charismatic uncle of a d
Larry, Phil and Bob are three midwestern businessman at crucial stages of their lives. Larry is a smooth-talking slick operator whose brutal honesty comes as no surprise to his old pal Phil but shocks and offends young Bob. Recently married, deeply religious and a bit nervous about his first convent
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