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A portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's early years, dating back to her law school days and first major sexism case.
Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular atti
With Ronnie fresh out of prison, he and his twin brother Reggie set about consolidating their power in the East End of London-taking on the ruthless South London gangster Charlie Richardson and his gang, and working with the American Mafia, who are keen to move from Havana into London. Hailed as ce
After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. Based
When a mother and daughter arrive in a nameless British town and claim to be 200-year-old vampires, local teachers and parents counsel them to get to the bottom of their delusions. However, when people start disappearing, locals must confront the possibility that the two women are, in fact, what th
In the aftermath of the death of Alan''s father, the wolfpack decide to take Alan to get treated for his mental issues. But things start to go wrong on the way to the hospital as the wolfpack is assaulted and Doug is kidnapped. Now they must find Mr. Chow again in order to surrender him to the gangster who kidnapped Doug in order to save him.
On an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two 12-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore - and the peaceful island community is turned upside down
Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow answer the call to action when Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a daring, globe-spanning recruitment effort to assemble The Avengers team to defeat an unexpected
Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing - as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about
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 years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempt to redirect it to Harold's house ends with t
Cataleya is a young woman who has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer and working for her uncle, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents'' deaths.
Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert
Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large-Professor Moriarty-and not only is he Holmes'' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade, points to suicide. But Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince has been the victim of murder-a murder that is only one piece of a larger and much more portentous puzzle, designed by Professor Moriarty. The cunning Moriarty is always one step ahead of Holmes as he spins a web of death and destruction-all part of a greater plan that, if he succeeds, will change the course of history.
The war on Cybertron between the Autobots and Decepticons appears lost. The leader of the Autobots, Sentinel Prime, attempts to launch the Ark from their planet, with technology that could have saved his kind. The Ark is attacked and crashes on Earth's moon in 1961, when President John F. Kennedy ma
Tim, is an up-and-coming executive who has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner,
When an ambitious young New Yorker who is disillusioned with romance takes a whirlwind trip to Rome and defiantly plucks magic coins from a fountain of love, she inexplicably ignites the passion of those who threw them in: a sausage magnate, a street magician, an adoring painter, and a self-admiring
Five friends and former teammates reunite after many years to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. With their wives and kids in tow, they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend together at the lake house where they celebrated their championship years earlier. Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn''t mean growing up.
Following Bella's ill-fated 18th birthday party, Edward Cullen and his family abandon the town of Forks, Washington, in an effort to protect her from the dangers inherent in their world. As the heartbroken Bella sleepwalks through her senior year of high school, numb and alone, she discovers Edward'
Benjamin Button is a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. From New Orleans at the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, on a journey as unusual as any man's life can be, this is the grand tale of a not so ordinary man an
For charismatic party guy Jack Fuller and buttoned-up commodities trader Joy McNally, a rowdy weekend coincidentally shared in Las Vegas should have ended up being little more than a random blur. That is, if these two vacationing New Yorkers didn''t have a signed marriage license to shockingly remind them of the giant misstep they took while feeling no pain, Vegas-style. Not only did Jack and Joy tie the knot after tying one on, but later scored a mind-blowing three million bucks in a slot machine bonanza. Well, Jack won it with Joy''s quarter. At the machine she''d already been playing. Or was it the other way around? And whose loot is it anyway? Therein lies the weird hand dealt this bickering duo who take their predicament back to Manhattan only to be sentenced by the intractable Judge Whopper to "six months hard marriage." Despite the hapless protests of Jack''s best friend and legal counsel Steve "Hater" Hader, Whopper refuses to grant Jack and Joy an annulment, freezes the prize booty, and forces the irresponsible couple to prove they have done everything humanly possible to make their impromptu marriage work. Otherwise, the judge guarantees, the three million bucks will stay caught up in a legal battle so long and expensive no one but the lawyers will ever see a penny of it. Jack and Joy figure, "Fine, how hard can it be" and take the bait only to find themselves locked in a patience-testing, panties-twisting game of wild one-upmanship--may the best "pretend spouse" win. Can Jack and Joy survive their six months of "wedded bliss"--without killing each other first--and ultimately cash in for the big payoff? Or will the fiery sparks that ricochet between them actually ignite, turning a fake relationship into something astonishingly real?
A Jewish circus entertainer is kept alive by the Nazis to entertain Jews as they march to their deaths. He ends up in an asylum for Holocaust survivors, fighting to survive the madness around him.
Liu Xing arrives at a big Western university to study the origins of the universe. He finds other Chinese students to share a cheap apartment with him, and flirts with an attractive American girl who works in a local tea shop. When the head of the department, Jacob Reiser, welcomes Liu Xing into his
The "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47. His hallmarks are lethal grace, unwavering precision, and resolute pride in his work. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfa
In 1938 India an 8 year old girl, who barely even remembers her wedding and has little comprehension of her marriage, has just been widowed. Required by ancient Hindu laws to now leave society, she is brought to a dilapidated widow house or ashram where, according to custom, her hair will be shorn,
A prisoner recounts his life as a soldier-turned-dissident and his role in the overthrow of his country's totalitarian government.
Two friends team up as door-to-door salesman of bulk quantities of frozen meat. Stuck in a slump, they learn if they don't move some beef on this particular day, they're dead meat.
In 1958 New York, Diane Arbus, the daughter of a posh fur store owner, is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband Allan, a fashion and advertising photographer. One night, Diane's eye is caught by a strange-looking mask the size of a man's head. Later, when Diane gets her fi
A group of 30 year-olds struggle to adapt to adulthood while their aging parents face middle age.
Examines the state of the world's dwindling oil resources and finds that we're running out of fossil fuels much sooner than anticipated. Industry leaders and scientists such as Matt Simmons, Colin Campbell, Sheikh Yamani, Fadhil Chalabhi and David Goodstein lend insights into the dire consequences t
At the height of World War Two, the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century delivered a series of lectures on a poem about the Danube river, by one of Germany's greatest poets. The philosopher was Martin Heidegger, who in 1927 achieved worldwide fame with his magnum opus, Being and Tim
A dealer in outsider art threatens the equilibrium of her middle-class in-laws in North Carolina. Madeline is a go-getting art gallery owner from Chicago, recently married to George, a near-perfect Southern beau. When Madeline needs to close a deal with a reclusive North Carolina artist, George intr
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual identities as the elusive superhero Spider-Man and life as a college student. The relationships Peter holds most dear are now in danger of unraveling as he clashes with the powerful, multi-tentacled villain Doctor Octopus aka "Doc Ock." Peter''s life-long yearning for M.J. becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to abandon his secret life and declare his love. In the meantime, M.J. has moved on with her life. She has embarked on an acting career and has a new man in her life. Peter''s relationship with his best friend Harry Osborn has been overshadowed by Harry''s growing vendetta against Spider-Man, whom he holds responsible for his father''s death. Peter''s life becomes even more complicated when he is pitted against a powerful new nemesis, Dr. Otto Octavius--"Doc Ock." Peter must now learn to accept his fate and harness all his superhero talents in order to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.
Wayne and Eileen Hayes appear to be living the American dream. But all illusions are shattered when Wayne is kidnapped in broad daylight from the Hayes' peaceful Pittsburgh estate. Under the microscope of a probing FBI investigation and her own painstaking introspection, Wayne's wife Eileen also be
Coleman Silk is a man who, throughout his life, has been a master of deception and self-reinvention. As a promising college student, Coleman's first love, Steena, is shattered by a secret. Years later, as an esteemed professor, his career is ruined by false accusations. Now as he embarks on a scanda
To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it is remarkably hard to do, as Irish immigrants Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit New York City, with their two spunky young daughters, in the mid-1980s. In pursuit of a dream, the family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to mak
When the criminal Milan rolls into a sleepy French backwater town planning to knock off the local bank on Saturday, he assumes it will go off without a hitch. Then he encounters Manesquier. A retired poetry teacher whose sedentary lifestyle bores even himself, Manesquier offers Milan a much-needed d
Based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular and renowned conductors of the 1930s, Furtwangler's reputation rivaled that of Toscanini's. After the war, he was inves
Film actor Jalil Nazari travels to Germany to attend the Hamburg Film Festival. As an illegal immigrant, Nazari is denied re-entry into Iran and faces severe punishment if he returns to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. And so, Nazari is placed in an eastern German detainment camp, where he waits for
This experimental ensemble piece splits the screen between four simultaneous storylines: the filming of a period movie, a documentary about the making of that movie, a murder plot, and a bizarre maid service. The four stories ultimately converge during the festivites of the Venice Carnival.
When a poetry student named Mickey disappears in Sydney, Australia, her hire Jill, a lesbian private investigator, to find her. The case plunges Jill deep into Sydney's poetry scene, where she meets and falls for Diana, a poetry lecturer who also happens to be one of Jill's suspects. Jill is soon hu
Ariane lives with wealthy Simon in the Paris apartment he shares with his grandmother. Constantly suspecting Ariane of infidelity, Simon arranges for her friend Andree to chaperone her whenever she leaves the apartment. Sympathetic and even affectionate to Simon, Ariane prefers women as sexual partn
Jean-Jacques Castella is a successful suburban businessman, painfully aware of his inability to keep up with the fast changing times. He has no appreciation of the arts, until his wife Angelique drags him to a moving performance of Racine's "Berenice." Much to his surprise, he is overwhelmed by the
Jean-Jacques Castella is a successful suburban businessman, painfully aware of his inability to keep up with the fast changing times. He has no appreciation of the arts, until his wife Angelique drags him to a moving performance of Racine's "Berenice." Much to his surprise, he is overwhelmed by the
A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company that manufactures Swiss chocolates. Andre is her su
Once a talented classical pianist, Ingrid Green gave up her dreams for life in a small town with dairy farmer Norman and their daughter Rachel. An iconoclast who doesn't quite fit in with middle American life, Ingrid is always battling the one-track minds of those around her, whether it's to save an
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
All schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher wants in life is a kiss. Not just any kiss, mind you--a big time, hold-your-breath-'til-you-think-you're-going-to-faint, bona fide Hollywood-style kiss. But no matter how hard she tries, no one will kiss her. And then it hits her. Mary Katherine realizes the o
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer falls for his subject, who suffers from an identity crisis.
Six characters, three men and three women, from a cross-section of social groups, play sexual power games. Jerry and Terri are married, but Jerry begins an affair with Mary, who is unsatisfied in her marriage to Barry. The affair sets off a chain of consequences for all the characters, including Ter
Daryl Zero is the self-proclaimed greatest living detective who guards his own privacy with extraordinary zeal. His latest assignment is a blackmail case involving Portland, Oregon businessman Gregory Stark. Zero's emissary, Steve Arlo, is told little about the case other than the extortion has been
Inventor Carl Akerblom is a 54-year-old man and admirer of Franz Shubert. He is also a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancee, Pauline Thibault. Together with another patient, Professor Osvald Vogler, they set up a film
An wealthy adulterous man and his wife are held hostage in their mansion by a vague business acquaintance. The husband, Driscoll, recognizes the man as the husband of his mistress, who is in a coma after a car accident partly caused by Driscoll. While Barrett looks for revenge, Driscoll's wife must
Turn of the century immigrant tale of five women who settle in the western United States and earn their livings as prostitutes. Without any other opportunities, the women are forced into a hard life in a brothel. When one of them is murdered, the townspeople do nothing, and the women must mourn alon
Two cousins battle when one wins $500,000 at an Atlantic City slot machine with change borrowed from the other. Brain surgeon Evan reckons that he is owed half the cash, while Richie argues it is his. Then Evan tells his cousin that he has an inoperable brain tumor - a joke that has far reaching con
As told by Father Michael McKinnon, the story is set in 1930's Boston. Arthur Barret, an attorney and adviser to FDR, and Eleanor Barret, a successful author, have decided to have a child. Unfortunately, Arthur is impotent, forcing the couple to go outside of conventional means. Top Harvard Law stud
With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he murders a neighbor who sullies the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.
In a provincial town in 1914, two brothers become obsessed with death after the death of their father. They investigate the cemetery, dissect small animals, and then meet a young prostitute who becomes an important presence in their lives.
The tale of a young woman, Isabel Archer, who challenges the confines of her sheltered existence on the hermetically closed American expatriate circuit in late 19th century Europe. Hungry to experience the world, Isabel rejects a lucrative marriage proposal, stunning both her suitor and the relative
A buddy movie about two hitchhiking girls who find danger and mayhem hidden behind the serenity of the Swiss countryside. After a chance meeting on the road, Marie, a country shopgirl and Jeanne, a bored university student, embark on a "game" to see who will outlast the other as they roam aimlessy f
A tax auditor eases the pain left by the death of his young daughter through an unusual relationship with a dancer at a local strip club. His life intersects with a quirky pet store owner with a dangerous penchant for the exotic.
Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction--verboten in his neighborhood--for a beautiful black girl.
A proper British butler sacrifices happiness to remain faithful to his position.
The true story of a South American rugby team whose plane crashed in the Andes and what they had to do to survive.
The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.
In 1942, during the German occupation of France, an impoverished and highly impressionable young woman becomes the accompanist of a celebrated opera singer and is drawn into her lifestyle and romantic intrigues.
The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Comedy about a young woman who loses her husband, job, car and purse, all during her lunch hour and is forced to return home to her domineering mother, where a childhood imaginary friend returns to comfort her.
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
Antoine, a cafe dwelling, intellectual, would-be writer, accustomed to loving and then leaving women, is dumped by his grilfriend. As a literary experiment he and an editor friend cook up a scheme in which Antoine makes a young woman fall in love with him, and then dumps her after the first night of
A woman receives a movie camera as a gift and it changes her life.
A government minister hires a bodyguard to protect him after he's been threatened while summering in the countryside.
A documentary portrait of the famous string quartet, which was founded in 1964 and celebrated its 25th anniversay in 1989.
Survivors of World War II, now living in the Jewish Community's Old People's Home in Vienna, discuss their lives and memories.
A young man searches for a friend who has vanished in India.
The life of composer Franz Schubert.
A comedy of poor manners set first in a Lisbon boarding house and finally a mental hospital.
A successful executive, married to a beautiful woman, begins an affair with his homely secretary.
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
A thriller set on a Greek island under Turkish occupation during the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
Set in Prague, 1920. Franz Kafka, engaged to a woman he doesn't love, meets a married woman with whom he develops an intense relationship.
A former opera singer passes on his knowledge and insights to two aspiring students.
An aging piano teacher fights to hold on to her star student.
A documentary portrait on the life and work of modern dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927).
Three generations of women, ages 20, 40, and 60, face the problems of their respective generation.
A French boarding school harbors Jewish children during the Nazi occupation.
A look at life in a Catholic high school in Brooklyn during the mid-sixties.
A young girl living in an isolated Spanish town tries to uncover her father''''s secret.
There is a lot of intrigue behind the scenes at the Hotel Concorde at St. Lazare. Hotel detective Inspector Neveu is spending his time working on a two-year-old murder case. Unhappily married guests Françoise and Emile Chenal are there to collect a large debt from boxing manager Jim Fox Warner. And
A butcher murders the wealthy stiff-shirt who, years earlier, crushed his fragile hold on reality.
A young executive, exhausted from the day's efforts and unnerved by his new, empty apartment, has a nightmare.
A renowned string quartets lead violinist suddenly dies, leaving the remaining three members lost. The trio decides to break-up, but then a talented young violinist convinces them to reform the group. The group makes sweet music once again, but the new member is young and reckless. He sleeps with fa
A young artist living in New York City around 1979 serves as the camera's "eye" and is never seen. The film follows her during the stage in her artistic development when she is deciding what art is meant to do in the world.
After Madie's husband has her committed to a New York mental hospital to avoid having to go through an expensive divorce, she escapes and gets a ride back to California with truck driver Charles Callahan. On the road, Madie and Charles are harrassed by thugs that her husband has sent after her, but
A New England household is upset by the arrival of two cousins from Europe.
Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book arranged in alphabetical order, Stephane fails to cheer Solange. She knits. She does housework. Everyone, including their neighbor a vegetable vendor, agrees that she needs a child, yet she fails to get pregnant by either lover. The three take a job running a kids' summer camp where they meet Christian, the precocious 13-year-old son of the local factory manager. It is Christian who restores Solange to laughter.
David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle...
A diary collage made by avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas. The footage was shot over a fifteen year period, beginning with his arrival in New York as a postwar Lithuanian refugee in 1949. It explores the immigrant section in Williamsburg, and goes on to show his involvement with the independent film
An Irish rogue cheats his way to the top of 18th-century British society.
Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented. The standard initiation ordeals which new boys must endure at the hands of their seniors are intensified in his case because he has aroused the jealousy of Peter, the head chorister, by singing a solo which Peter had long sung himself. The fact is that Peter's voice is breaking, and with a broken voice often comes a broken heart. But, encouraged by the director and all the boys, Peter begins to develop in a new role as composer and conductor.
While vacationing in disguise, an opera star falls in love with a deaf girl.
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are being investigated by new appointee Zerelda Wing, who doesn't know that her fiancée is one of the politicians responsible. Tad wants to stay with his new friend Doc, who is attracted to Zerelda, to the discomfiture of his old flame Clara...all amid nostalgic musical numbers.
A woman helps the police catch the serial killer who murdered her best friend.
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
A conductor means to destroy the career of a former student, pianist Myra Hassman. Showing no mercy, he conspires to ruin her even as she wrestles with Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall.
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
Oil is discovered on the ranch lands causing the dormant Remington-Randall feud to break out again. Lew Remington (Rod Cameron) returns home to find himself embroiled in the struggle. The Randall faction is represented by Bob Randall (Eddie Dew), who is the unwitting tool of John Heydrick (Gene Roth) and his henchmen who have a vested interest in and gains to be made if the feud continues . Both Bob and Lew are in love with Ellen Tanner (Jennifer Holt) who tries to warn both men that they should work together to save the Pecos country from the crooks.
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them.
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
Disney animators set pictures to classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorceror's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The Rite of Spring" tells the story of evolution, from single-celled animals to the death of the dinosaurs. "Dance of the Hours" is a comic ballet performed by ostriches, hippos, elephants and alligators. "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Ave Maria" set the forces of darkness and light against each other as a devilish revel is interrupted by the coming of a new day.
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
A small-town family's peaceful life is shattered when one daughter falls for a rebellious musician.
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
Although she loves a young sculptor, a country girl marries an older man for his money.
Profile of celebrated 19th century composer, conductor and music performer, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Live from New York City's Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, a concert of Hausmusik -- literally "music at home" -- including music by Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and Meyer.
Highlights of annual music festival honoring the late cellist and conductor Pablo Casals.
Reunion concert of tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti, preceding the championship World Cup soccer match played the following day in Los Angeles.
Documentary about the April 7, 1994, concert at the Vatican, held to commemorate the Holocaust. Also marked the first visit by a rabbi to the Vatican in order to co-officiate a public function. Includes interviews with Holocaust survivors and archival footage.
Life of pianist Vladimir Horowitz through concert performances and documentary footage.
A concert by The Chamber Music Society, broadcast live from Lincoln Center.
A documentary examining the environmental devastation in Kuwait following the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
A special chronicling the return of pianist Vladimir Horowitz to his native Russia in April 1986, ending a 61-year self-imposed exile. Included are performance footage and Horowitz's reminiscences of his youth and his decision to leave Russia.
Live broadcast from Vienna's city hall in which Jose Carreras, Diana Ross and Placido Domingo sing Christmas music.
A special of six music videos incorporating High Definition Television (HDTV) technology to interpret six well-known classical pieces for television.
A "Live From Lincoln Center" presentation featuring a concert which marks the Chamber Music Society's 20th anniversity and honors its founder and artistic director, Charles Wadsworth.
A special concert performance held at Carnegie Hall featuring many of the world's most renowned pianists.
The first of two "For Our Times" presentations honoring the composer Franz Schubert. The program visits Vienna, Austria, the city Schubert lived in all his life. Included is a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, where the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Cologne performs the composer's famous "Unfinished S
A documentary presenting a portrayal of modern Vienna celebrating its composer Franz Schubert through performances of his music.
A performance taped earlier in 1987 at the Union Congregational Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, featuring the New Jersey Chamber Music Society and the internationaly acclaimed Tokyo String Quartet.
A music special featuring the acclaimed chamber group celebrating its 30th anniversary. The program includes performances of chamber works selected from the group's 30th anniversary concert at the Musical Arts Center on the Indiana University campus in Bloomington. Also featured are interviews with
The seventh annual music extravaganza, taped in January, 1985, at the Vienna State Opera, hosted by Beverly Sills. Well-known artists from the concert, opera, and ballet worlds perform.
Orson Ziegler is a "straight arrow" student at a midwestern college in the '50s. Conflict arises in Orson's ordered, well-planned life when he acquires a new roommate, Hub Palamountain, an eccentric iconoclast, a beat generation rebel.
Legendary Russian pianist Vladimir Horowitz returns to his native land for the first time since his departure in 1925. He is heard in a live recital from the Bolshoi Zaal of the Moscow Conservatory. The telecast is fed to New York via satellite and broadcast on a one-hour satellite delay.
A performance by the Vienna Boys Choir and the Hofmusikkapelle Orchestra of Schubert's powerful sacred choral masterpiece.
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