Steve is the witty and energetic leader/guru of a quasi-family of artists-turned-drug addicts living together in a commune in Montreal. Bozo is a shy and naive McGill University sociology student who infiltrates the group, his motive being that he\'s writing his thesis on drug culture and is fascinated by Steve and his family. Bozo is very professional about his approach, but Steve regards him with bemused contempt. What Bozo observes is a group threatened from within and without. Steve is having doubts about his position as leader and Pierre and Peter have turned from cocaine to heroin. On top of that, a large cache of drugs is sitting in a locker at the Montreal Windsor Station, and the family are looking to retrieve it to make them rich and happy again. The problem is that the Police have surrounded the building and are closely watching it all times. Under this pressure Steve decides to back away, to the dismay of the rest of the group and Peter and Pierre decide amongst themselves to do something stupid...
An un-chronological look at the life of the Little Sparrow, Édith Piaf (1915-1963). Her mother is an alcoholic street singer, her father a circus performer, her paternal grandmother a madam. During childhood she lives with each of them. At 20, she\'s a street singer discovered by a club owner who\'s soon murdered, coached by a musician who brings her to concert halls, and then quickly famous. Constant companions are alcohol and heartache. The tragedies of her love affair with Marcel Cerdan and the death of her only child belie the words of one of her signature songs, \"Non, je ne regrette rien.\" The back and forth nature of the narrative suggests the patterns of memory and association.
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Two strangers\' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller\'s (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman\'s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman\'s brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.
An armored car guard\'s elaborate plan for revenge is threatened by his relationship with an old friend -- a brilliant and unpredictable television preacher.
In 1971 China, in the lingering grip of the cultural revolution, two university students, Luo and Ma, are sent to a mountain mining village as part of their reeducation duty to purge them of their classical western oriented education. Amid the backbreaking work and stifling ignorance of the community, the two boys find that music, and the presence of the beautiful local young women are the only pleasant things in their miserable life. However, none compare to the young seamstress granddaughter of the local tailor. Stealing a departing student\'s secret cache of forbidden books of classic western literature such as the works of Honore de Balzac, they set about to woo her and teach her things she had never imagined. In doing so, they start a journey that would profoundly change her perspective on her world and teach the boys about the power of literature and their own ability to change their world in truly revolutionary ways.
Half a dozen lower-class Welsh kids in their mid- to late-teens ditch school to go joyriding in the woods. There, they befriend a lone enigmatic man who while at first, seems friendly, starts showing signs of hostility. Manipulating and bullying the children.
February 1917 revolution has affected mode of life in Russia and changed the course of Great War. Monarch has abdicated. In trenches, were the confrontation with Germans lasts for several years, Bolsheviks are very active with their propaganda. They call for making peace with enemy. Russian officers can actually do nothing without approval of so-called Soldiers Committees. The army is just near the stage of complete degradation. By order of Russian Provisional Government, attempting to strengthen the spirit, the female Death Battalion is established. In charge of the Battalion - Cavalier of St. George Maria Bochkareva. Death Battalion give the lead of courage, fortitude and composure, stiffen the spirit of soldiers and prove, that each of the female hero is worthy of the Warrior Title.
Based on the novel by award winning, best selling author Mary Higgins Clark. Nell MacDermott loses her husband in a fiery boating accident. With their relationship in question on the night of his death, Nell longs to connect with him again. She visits a psychic who informs her that her husband was murdered. Compelled to find the killer, Nell searches for an elusive witness who could solve the mystery - or end her life.
Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin Dmitri from Moscow, who charms the women and little Nadia with his games and pianistic bravura. But Kotov isn\'t fooled: this is the time of Stalin\'s repression, with telephone calls in the middle of the night spelling doom - and he knows that Dmitri isn\'t paying a social call...
The Recipe centers on a TV producer searching for the recipe for an enchanting spicy bean-curd stew--and its elusive creator. Producer/presenter Choi Yu-jin smells a scoop when he learns ...
A person of high intelligence struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment.
In a remote space observatory perched high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a needle frantically scratches erratic lines on a strip chart recorder confirming an extraterrestrial signal. ...
Two young men journey across the U.S.A to honor one\'s mother by spreading her ashes at monuments she always dreamed of visiting. Along the way they encounter interesting characters and dangerous situations that force them to question their own character and their life-long friendship. Marital strife, jail time, car chases, old secrets and a demolition derby all threaten to derail their trip and their lives.
After a recent breakup, Billy returns to his hometown to find something is not quite right with his best friend.
Gord\'s Brother is set in a world where monsters and humans co-exist, and follows the story of Gord and his monster brother as they run away to find a new home and search for the fabled City of Monsters.
In Australia, the executive Kate sees a young woman undressing her stolen dress in the swimming pool of a club, and regardless of the contrary opinion of her mate Phil, she decides to steal it back. Later her teenager son Matt is approached by the smalltime thief Rachel, the woman who stole the dress, and after spending some leisure time with her, they go to his middle class house. Soon, Rachel\'s friend Nick joins them, and Nick ties Matt to his mother\'s bed while Rachel masturbates him and cleans him with his mother\'s dress. The abused boy has a trauma, and his mother seeks revenge against Rachel, who returns with her friends, in escalating forms of retaliation until a tragic conclusion.
Intervention: Mark (Rupert Graves) is addicted to everything. Booze...yes, please. Drugs...absolutely. Sex...yes, please, twice. His estranged wife Jane (Jennifer Tilly) follows him to London to stage an intervention with the help of married shrinks (Colm Feore and Andi McDowell). Mark is whisked away to Vista Clara, a spiritual drug rehabilitation retreat, in the American southwest. The film picks up during the facility's family week, when both Jane and Mark's new plastic girl-toy, Pamela, show up to participate.
In 1999, Argentina\'s peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires\' Jewish community, deals with his mother\'s fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, ...
Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn\'t take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough exterior.
A womanizing yet lovable loser, Charlie, a waiter in his early 30\'s who dreams of selling his book entitled \"7 STEPS OF HEALING THE MALE BROKEN HEART\" finds himself still working in restaurants to survive in the Big Apple. Low on cash, he\'s left with no other choice but to look for a roommate to share his tiny studio. Surprisingly, the first person to answer the ad is his ex and only love of his life Pam, who broke his heart and disappeared without reason and the inspiration behind his book. The Pam he remembered was a youthful spirit with lots of money who is now broke and disheveled. A new story begins and it is up to Charlie to find out why she ran out on him and what\'s happened to her over the past three years. With a potential new love in his life, he must gather the strength to help Pam get back on her feet without rekindling old feelings.
A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.
A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.
Villa Amalia is the story of Ann, a musician, whose life is turned upside down by a kiss. When she sees Thomas kissing another woman, Ann makes a clean break, leaving him and everything else far behind her. Suddenly unsure of everything that seemed so certain, Ann knows only that she must change her life and become someone else to find herself. With her music and the friendship of Georges, who pops out of her distant past, she sets off on a journey that will take her to an island where the Villa Amalia stands.
Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He\'s forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time with his co-workers (he\'s a successful lawyer) and family. He, and the people around him, must face up to the inevitablity of his death and the disease that\'s killing him. \"An Early Frost\" was many people\'s first look at an AIDS victim as a human being instead of a statistic.
Mr. T\'s first starring made-for-TV movie role has him playing a tough and scowling, but softhearted, nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center.
A former fighter reluctantly returns to the life she abandoned in order to help her sister survive the sadistic world of illegal fighting and the maniac who runs it.
Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes dangerously obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he\'s hired to paint temporary tattoos on a group of women for a photo shoot. As his obsession grows, Kinsky becomes increasingly determined that Maddy should bear his \"mark\" ... forever.
As usual with most of the RKO films from this era \"presented\" by RKO-owner Howard Hughes, the PCA number is usually 500-1000 digits lower than the one from other studios being released at the time, indicating it was released a year or more after it was completed. This one finds heiress Corby Lane (Jean Simmons) coming to a small Arkansas town to play Santa Claus because, when she was a small child traveling with her impoverished father, the townspeople saved her life by donating money needed for medical treatment. She meets and falls in love with \"Doc\" Sellers (Robert Mitchum), an easy-going doctor who enjoys fishing and the unhurried pace of the town. Corby\'s gesture of handing out money and lavish gifts to the citizens backfires when, after it has been publicized, the town becomes the destination of every wayward traveler and fortune seeker.
Two Italians looking for work and happiness abroad.
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war ...
During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph\'s son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul\'s sister Opal, is murdered, Paul\'s right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street. Nick uses the financial situation of The Observer to force the publisher Clyde Matthews to use the newspaper to raise the suspicion that Paul Madvig might have killed Taylor.
A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband\'s health and financial problems as well as her daughter\'s feelings and emotions. Party guests include the vain, the greedy, and the self-absorbed.
A high school baseball coach (Krumholtz) and a down-on-his-luck private investigator (Burns) form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach\'s wife, who\'s run away with a second-rate rock star. As in Burns\' previous films, the city itself becomes a character as the two men confront their fear of change and the familiar habit of loneliness.
Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.
In Melo, a poor Uruguayan country village near the Brazilian border, several men earn their living from contraband, mostly transported on bicycles. One of them, Beto, is getting too old for heavy freights but hopes to earn a motorbike. The idea is to build and charge money for the use of a proper lavatory at the occasion of the first-ever papal visit to Uruguay, as His Holiness is expected to pass trough Melo where he may be cheered by hordes of Catholic Brazilians.
Friday afternoon in North London, Jack makes one final bet at the bookies. He goes all in for a treble win - A risky gamble at best - but in the event his horse wins all three races, Jack and his friends are set to net a small fortune. When it looks as though the odds are finally turning in Jack\'s favour, there is a sudden vested interest in his betting slip. Jack must do everything within his power to keep his betting slip out of harm\'s way and rightfully claim his winnings.