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Sudden Manhattan
rating:2.6

Sudden Manhattan

2000Runtime:0 minutes
Adrienne Shelly directs and stars in this offbeat black comedy about a city girl in trouble. After witnessing a string of identical murders, New Yorker Donna (Shelly) begins to wonder if she's lost her mind. Donna tells her boyfriend (Tim Guinea) about the murders, but he's only interested in books so she sets out on her own to determine whether they were real. Along the way, she encounters a cast of quirky characters.

Directed by:

  • Adrienne Shelly
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    The End of Innocence
    rating:2.6

    The End of Innocence

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    Stephanie Lewis (Dyan Cannon) is an overachiever who's determined to be everything to everybody -- the perfect daughter, employee and lover ... in essence, the perfect woman. But Stephanie's life doesn't measure up to that lofty goal. When she reaches a crisis point and falls apart, she's forced to leave everything behind and embark on a journey toward self-discovery. Co-stars John Heard and Bridget Fonda.

    Directed by:

  • Dyan Cannon
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Somewhere
    rating:2.6

    Somewhere

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Set amid the hallowed grounds of Hollywood's legendary Chateau Marmont, this atmospheric dramedy centers on hard-living actor Johnny (Stephen Dorff), whose life is thrown for a loop when his 11-year-old daughter, Cleo (Elle Fanning), pays him a surprise visit. As the two become better acquainted, Johnny realizes he needs to make changes. Oscar winner Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) directs this character-driven film co-starring Chris Pontius.

    Directed by:

  • Sofia Coppola
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    The Secret Life of Girls
    rating:2.6

    The Secret Life of Girls

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Coming of age in the 1970s with a die-hard hippie mom (Linda Hamilton) and an emotionally distant dad (Eugene Levy) isn't easy for Natalie (Majandra Delfino), and life gets even more complicated when she learns that her father -- a psychology professor -- is sleeping with one of his students. Caught in the crossfire between her warring parents, 15-year-old Natalie realizes she's the only one in the family who's behaving like a grown-up.

    Directed by:

  • Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Border Radio
    rating:2.6

    Border Radio

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    Los Angeles punk rocker Jeff absconds to Mexico with money owed him for a gig. Problem is, Jeff stole the cash from the club's safe. His band mate and roadie desperately want to locate their friend and get their hands on their share of the loot.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Anders
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Festival Shorts Collection
    rating:2.6

    Festival Shorts Collection

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    This collection features eight live-action and animated shorts from around the world, including "The Great Zambini," which examines the plight of an aging circus performer, and "Diamonds in a Bucket," the tale of two longtime losers looking for love.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Out of the Cold
    rating:2.5

    Out of the Cold

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    In Europe at the dawn of World War II, aging performer Dan Scott (Keith Carradine) is past his prime. He finds renewed success singing in a cabaret act and eventually discovers love with a beautiful young girl (Mia Kershner) who lives nearby. But when the growing war splits them apart, Dan will do anything to be reunited with his girl. This tragic romance from Aleksandr Buravsky co-stars Judd Hirsch, Brian Dennehy and Mercedes Ruehl.

    Directed by:

  • Sasha Buravsky
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Slitch
    rating:2.5

    Slitch

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Dianne Bellino helms this inventive short film about a teenage girl's summertime crush on a heartbreakingly scatterbrained surfer boy (Will Oldham), who just happens to be a member of the band that provides the soundtrack. A set list of original tracks by the Continental OP includes "Faster," "La La La," "Glock," "Heavy Minor," "Fantasy," "Acoustic Minor," "James Tired" and "Magnifico," plus Bellino's video for "Come In."

    Directed by:

  • Dianne Bellino
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Luminous Motion
    rating:2.5

    Luminous Motion

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    A tough-luck mother (Deborah Kara Unger) and her 10-year-old son (Eric Lloyd) are constantly on the move, riding from place to place in the family wheels. But when her ride breaks down, Mom's search for a simpler life means her boy will have to face some harsh realities. The young nomad takes a stab at making friends but finds he's more at home in a car than in a house. Adapted from Scott Bradfield's novel.

    Directed by:

  • Bette Gordon
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    The Random Girl
    rating:2.5

    The Random Girl

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    They call him the "Lone Wolf Lover," though most of his reputation might be in his own mind. When the Wolf is challenged at his best friend's bachelor party to seduce a random woman, he isn't worried at first -- but nothing's prepared him for this! And when his buddy's marriage gets put on the line as part of the bet, the pressure's on for the Wolf to come through and do the right thing … maybe for the first time in his life.

    Directed by:

  • Melissa Vieira
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Suspicious River
    rating:2.5

    Suspicious River

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Self-destructive, fatalistic, married receptionist Leila Murray (Molly Parker) plays prostitute to several willing guests in the hotel where she works, and she spirals into a heated romance with a sadistic lodger who allows her to be raped. It all started off as a means for her to make more money, but soon, it seems that her behavior might lead her to the same fate as her mother, who was brutally murdered.

    Directed by:

  • Lynne Stopkewich
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Change of Life
    rating:2.5

    Change of Life

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    After his lesbian daughter kills herself on the air during his call-in radio show, stridently anti-gay pastor Gary Catell (Denny Dey) wakes up to discover that time has moved backward and that he has a second chance to save his girl. But this time around, Gary finds himself on the receiving end of the spite he himself so recently espoused. Amy McClung directs this provocative drama that co-stars Alexis Pelfrey and Vince Mollica.

    Directed by:

  • Amy McClung
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Ricochet River
    rating:2.5

    Ricochet River

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Stuck in their isolated hometown of Calamus Grove, Ore., artsy teenager Lorna (Kate Hudson) and her boyfriend, Wade (Jason James Richter), dream of breaking free. When the couple befriends Jesse (Douglas Spain), a rebellious American Indian transfer student, their lives take a dramatic turn. Based on Robin Cody's acclaimed novel, this coming-of-age drama follows the trio as they embark on a life-changing road trip.

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Del Prete
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Seducing Charlie Barker
    rating:2.5

    Seducing Charlie Barker

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    With his career hopelessly stalled, married actor Charlie Barker begins a slide into self-destruction when he starts an affair with conniving vixen Clea. As he's sucked deeper into Clea's vortex, Charlie finds that he's willing to risk it all.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Glazer
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Tenement
    rating:2.5

    Tenement

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    After a gang of armed, rat-eating, drug-addicted punks moves into the basement of a Bronx tenement, the superintendent turns them over to the cops. Unfortunately, the vicious criminals get set free and come back for revenge. Now, the residents must fight back to defend themselves in this gritty urban nightmare, fearlessly directed by Roberta Findlay. The 1985 film was released without a rating after the MPAA threatened to give it an X rating.

    Directed by:

  • Roberta Findlay
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Shooting Livien
    rating:2.5

    Shooting Livien

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Struggling New York musician John Livien (Jason Behr) is on the brink of true success, but his powerful inner demons threaten to derail his band mates' (Dominic Monaghan and Joshua Leonard) dreams of stardom. Sarah Wynter and Ally Sheedy co-star in writer-director Rebecca Cook's pared-down look at rock 'n' roll on the road, inspired by her fascination with the Beatles and, more specifically, John Lennon.

    Directed by:

  • Rebecca Cook
  • rating:2.5 2.5 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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