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Offshore
rating:3.1

Offshore

2006Runtime:0 minutes
When Fairfax Furniture CEO Derek Abernathy (Marty Bufalini) outsources his Detroit call-center jobs to India, he adds insult to injury by insisting that his soon-to-be unemployed employees train their replacements. But Fairfax fixture Carol Silvers (Deb Tunis) and her colleagues retaliate, mercilessly tormenting the new workers and attracting the attention of muckraking TV reporter Amanda Case (Alison Crockett).

Directed by:

  • Diane Cheklich
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Mikey and Nicky
    rating:3.1

    Mikey and Nicky

    1976Runtime:0 minutes
    After 30 years, two friends, Mikey (Peter Falk) and Nicky (John Cassavetes), may finally have hit a wall in their friendship. With his pal embroiled in the mob, Mikey's near the end of his rope, especially when Nicky summons him to get him out of yet another sticky situation. This time, though, Nicky's troubles aren't petty; a contract is on his head, and he and Mikey could both wind up dead. Elaine May directs this intense thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Elaine May
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Rain
    rating:3.1

    Rain

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Following the death of her beloved grandmother, Rain is (Renel Brown) forced to leave her idyllic life on Ragged Island to live with her drug-addicted mother in a poverty-stricken Nassau neighborhood. Shell-shocked by the bleak surroundings of her new life, Rain finds solace in a burgeoning friendship with a school coach (CCH Pounder) who encourages the teenager to make use of her athleticism by joining the track team.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Govan
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Acts of Worship
    rating:3.1

    Acts of Worship

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Alix (Ana Reeder) is a druggie living on the streets of Manhattan. Digna (Michael Hyatt) is an acclaimed photographer in the same city. Their worlds intersect when Digna finds Alix passed out in a stairwell and decides to take her in and help her get back on her feet. At first, it seems the two women couldn't be more different, but as they get to know each other, they realize they're both driven by the same fear and soon form a strong bond.

    Directed by:

  • Rosemary Rodriguez
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Serious Moonlight
    rating:3.1

    Serious Moonlight

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When Louise (Meg Ryan) discovers that her husband, Ian (Timothy Hutton), is about to run off to Paris with a much younger woman, Sara (Kristen Bell), she does what any self-respecting wife would do: She duct-tapes him to the toilet, which is where he remains when their home is burglarized. The plot only gets thicker in this dark comedy helmed by first-time director Cheryl Hines and penned by Adrienne Shelly.

    Directed by:

  • Cheryl Hines
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Unloved
    rating:3.1

    The Unloved

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Abused by her father, Lucy is removed by social services and placed in a group children's home. While intended to help Lucy, the move inflicts a new brand of torture on the young girl: bullies, capricious rules and loneliness.

    Directed by:

  • Samantha Morton
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Ballad of Jack and Rose
    rating:3.1

    The Ballad of Jack and Rose

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Writer-director Rebecca Miller elicits an astounding performance from husband Daniel Day-Lewis, who plays Jack, a father intent on raising his daughter (Camilla Belle) as an environmentally responsible adult. His complete devotion to the cause moves him to the remotest of islands, where he feels he'll be able to lead a more compassionate, "green" life. No matter how he tries, however, he can't seem to run from the demands of human interaction.

    Directed by:

  • Rebecca Miller
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Walking and Talking
    rating:3.1

    Walking and Talking

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Amelia (Catherine Keener) and Laura (Anne Heche) have been best friends since the sixth grade. For the first time, their lives are taking different paths: Laura is in love and planning her wedding, while Amelia begins to despair that she'll ever find the right man. But as they try to adjust their childhood friendship to the challenges of adulthood, these friends continue to laugh together at life and love.

    Directed by:

  • Nicole Holofcener
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Sweetie
    rating:3.1

    Sweetie

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Jane Campion's 1989 debut feature plumbs the dysfunctional depths of one Australian family. Emotionally distant Kay (Karen Colston) is thrown off by the sudden arrival of her sister, Dawn (Genevieve Lemon), fresh out of the insane asylum. The two sisters, who are complete opposites, quarrel endlessly -- and to make matters worse, their father arrives with the dire news that their mom has left him to go "find herself" in the outback.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    I'll Take You There
    rating:3.1

    I'll Take You There

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Adrienne Shelly directs and co-stars in this offbeat comedy about Bill (Reg Rogers), a man whose wife just ran off with his best friend. Trying to help, Bill's sister sets him up with Bernice (Ally Sheedy), an odd woman who takes their blind date in an unsettling direction. While Bill tries to make it clear that Bernice isn't his type, she grows increasingly obsessive and forces him to take a bizarre journey with her.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Shelly
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Quiet
    rating:3.1

    The Quiet

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    After losing her father, deaf and mute teen Dot (Camilla Belle) goes to live with her dysfunctional godparents (Edie Falco and Martin Donovan) and their rebellious daughter, Nina (Elisha Cuthbert). Before long, each is entrusting the silent Dot with disturbing, shameful secrets they assume will be kept private. Little do they suspect that Dot harbors a big secret of her own in this visceral drama directed by Jamie Babbit.

    Directed by:

  • Jamie Babbit
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Then She Found Me
    rating:3.1

    Then She Found Me

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Already reeling from the death of her adoptive mother and a messy divorce, a put-upon schoolteacher finds her life becoming even more tumultuous when she begins dating the father of one of her students and her gabby birth mother shows up.

    Directed by:

  • Helen Hunt
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Gas Food Lodging
    rating:3.1

    Gas Food Lodging

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    A hardworking, blue-collar mother (Brooke Adams) and her two diametrically opposed daughters, Shade (Fairuza Balk) and Trudi (Ione Skye), try to live a normal life in their whistle-stop desert town in New Mexico. Melancholy Shade escapes via the romantic melodramas at the local Mexican cinema, while Trudi throws herself into meaningless sexual relationships with men. Directed by indie filmmaker Allison Anders.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Anders
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    13 Conversations About One Thing
    rating:3.1

    13 Conversations About One Thing

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    The "one thing" that prompts 13 different conversations is happiness, and in this drama from writer-director Jill Sprecher, a superb cast (including John Turturro, Amy Irving, Matthew McConaughey, Clea DuVall and Alan Arkin) circles all the big questions about happiness, how to find it and how to hold onto it. The characters' stories meld in a gorgeously shot and inventively edited style that creates a breathtaking sense of heightened realism.

    Directed by:

  • Jill Sprecher
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Things Behind the Sun
    rating:3.1

    Things Behind the Sun

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Underground singer-songwriter Sherry McGrale (Kim Dickens) makes a name for herself with a powerful song about her rape. A rock journalist (Gabriel Mann) pitches a story about Sherry, but his interest runs deeper than her music -- he has a personal connection to the crime. Don Cheadle earned an Emmy nod for his turn as Sherry's protective manager in this drama directed by Allison Anders. Rosanna Arquette also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Anders
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Finding Bliss
    rating:3.1

    Finding Bliss

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Jody Balaban (Leelee Sobieski), a promising filmmaker, works at a porn studio while secretly creating her own "legit" movie when no one is looking. When she's busted, Jody is forced to work with porn director Jeff Drake (Matthew Davis) and a cast of adult film stars. What she doesn't expect is a real romance in this indie comedy from Julie Davis. Kristen Johnston, Denise Richards and Jamie Kennedy co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Davis
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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