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Angry Harvest
rating:3.2

Angry Harvest

1985Runtime:0 minutes
Oscar nominated as Best Foreign Language Film, this unsettling character study set in World War II stars Armin Mueller-Stahl as Leon Wolny, a simple but thriving Polish farmer torn between his scruples and sexual desire. When Leon happens upon a Jewish woman (Elisabeth Trissenaar) who's jumped from a train bound for a Nazi death camp, he takes her in and shelters her in his cellar. But everything changes once his long-suppressed libido surfaces.

Directed by:

  • Agnieszka Holland
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Flores de Otro Mundo
    rating:3.2

    Flores de Otro Mundo

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Looking for companionship, a group of lonely Spaniards (including Luis Tosar, Jose Sancho and Chete Lara) hold a soiree for single women. But for the most part, their party guests are poor immigrants from third-world countries. Based on a true story, this award-winning drama from director Iciar Bollain traces the relationships of three new couples, documenting their struggles with clashing cultures, sex and racism.

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  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Man of My Life
    rating:3.2

    The Man of My Life

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When Frédéric (Bernard Campan) and his family meet a gay man named Hugo (Charles Berling) while vacationing in the Provençal countryside, their lives are irrevocably changed, as the two men develop a strong yet unconventional friendship. Although Frédéric is happily married to his wife, Frédérique (Léa Drucker), his bond with Hugo challenges the strength of his marriage and ultimately inspires him to reevaluate his life.

    Directed by:

  • Zabou Breitman
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Portrait of a Lady
    rating:3.2

    The Portrait of a Lady

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Jane Campion's adaptation of Henry James's novel stars Nicole Kidman as Isabel Archer, an American heiress visiting relatives in 1872 England who falls prey to the manipulations of a scheming friend (Barbara Hershey, in an Oscar-nominated performance), who arranges her betrothal to an utter scoundrel (John Malkovich). Ironically, Archer's poor choice ultimately leads to discovery of her true self -- and her one true love.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Maid to Order
    rating:3.2

    Maid to Order

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    Rich, arrogant Jessie Montgomery (Ally Sheedy) thinks she's above it all -- until she's arrested and her dad gives her the boot. Homeless, hungry and broke, Jessie meets her fairy godmother, who promises to make things right -- by landing Jessie a job as a maid. In a role reversal, Jessie goes to work for a wealthy, selfish couple, learning firsthand that respect and honor are earned, not bought.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Holden Jones
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Women
    rating:3.2

    The Women

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Shocked by the discovery that their pal Mary's (Meg Ryan) husband is having an affair with a beautiful young shop girl (Eva Mendes), a tight-knit circle of New York socialites comes up with a devious plan to help Mary win back her man. This remake of George Cukor's classic 1939 film boasts an all-star ensemble cast, including Annette Bening, Jada Pinkett Smith, Debra Messing, Bette Midler and Candice Bergen.

    Directed by:

  • Diane English
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Sylvia
    rating:3.2

    Sylvia

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    A whirlwind courtship kick-starts the tempestuous marriage between American poet and novelist Sylvia Plath and English poet Ted Hughes, an intense and stormy union that quickly dissolves due to Hughes's philandering and Plath's insecurity.

    Directed by:

  • Christine Jeffs
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Nanny Diaries
    rating:3.2

    The Nanny Diaries

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    College-educated Annie Braddock (Scarlett Johansson) gets a crash course in child care when she plays nanny to the 4-year-old son of grossly dysfunctional parents (Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti) in this all-star comedy from director Shari Springer Berman (American Splendor). The film was adapted from the best-selling novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, who based their book on their experiences working for Manhattan's wealthiest families.

    Directed by:

  • Shari Springer Berman
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Mail Order Bride
    rating:3.2

    Mail Order Bride

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    "Melrose Place" alums Daphne Zuniga and Greg Evigan star in this suspenseful Hallmark Channel Western about a grifter named Diana (Zuniga) who assumes the identity of her dead friend Jen in order to escape her con-man boss (Evigan). Along with Jen's name comes a rancher fiancé, Beau (Cameron Bancroft), whom neither woman has met. But just as Beau begins to catch on to the con, Diana's hit with a bigger problem: Her boss is back, and he's not happy.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Wheeler
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Wasted
    rating:3.2

    Wasted

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    To feed their dangerous drug habits, troubled runaways Connor (Neil Leiper) and Suzanne (Emma Hartley-Miller) prostitute themselves on the streets of Glasgow. Madly in love, the volatile teens struggle to cope with countless ordeals in an unforgiving environment. An unflinching look at Scotland's dark underbelly, this gritty yet tender drama also stars Kate Dickie, Paul Thomas Hickey and David Hayman.

    Directed by:

  • Caroline Paterson
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Oyster Farmer
    rating:3.2

    Oyster Farmer

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Down-on-his-luck drifter Jack Flange (Alex O'Loughlin) heads to a secluded oyster-farming community to wait for a parcel of stolen cash that he's mailed to himself. But the package never arrives, and Jack suspects a beautiful postal worker named (what else?) Pearl (Diana Glenn) may be responsible for its disappearance. Anna Reeves directs this quirky but charming romance set along Australia's Hawkesbury River.

    Directed by:

  • Anna Reeves
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Japanese Story
    rating:3.2

    Japanese Story

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    During a field trip, geologist Sandy (Toni Collette) has the unfortunate luck of being marooned in the Pilbara desert with a man she can't stand. Finding him completely irritating and rather egotistical, Sandy soon learns that his feelings for her are just as contemptuous. The saying that things can only get better doesn't apply to these two, as their increasingly remote location only adds to the already challenging situation.

    Directed by:

  • Sue Brooks
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Meet Bill
    rating:3.2

    Meet Bill

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Beleaguered bank employee Bill (Aaron Eckhart) has his hands full with his two-timing wife (Elizabeth Banks), his oblivious father-in-law (Holmes Osborne) who runs the bank and frustrated efforts to change careers. But Bill's life just may turn around when he's coaxed to mentor a wisecracking teen (Logan Lerman). Timothy Olyphant, Jessica Alba and Kristen Wiig also star in this offbeat tale of self-discovery.

    Directed by:

  • Melisa Wallack
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Vanished Empire
    rating:3.2

    The Vanished Empire

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Noted Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov offers this lyrical drama that follows rebellious 1970s-era Soviet university student Sergei (Aleksandr Lyapin), who literally trades his family's intellectual and ideological heritage for black-market loot from the West. But as Sergei loses himself in American clothes, music and ideas, he may also lose his beautiful lover, Lyuda (Lidiya Milyuzina), to his best comrade, Stepan (Yegor Baranovsky).

    Directed by:

  • Karen Shakhnazarov
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    You Got Me!
    rating:3.2

    You Got Me!

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Kevin (Sam Milby) is a geeky cop who's afraid of just about everything, especially confessing his love for his tough fellow officer, the beautiful Moe (Toni Gonzaga). He's never had the courage to speak to her, and now, video bootlegger Caloy (Zanjoe Marudo), also smitten with Moe, may beat Kevin to the punch. Seizing an opportunity, Kevin undertakes a plan that will make this love triangle even more complicated.

    Directed by:

  • Cathy Garcia-Molina
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Good Morning Heartache
    rating:3.2

    Good Morning Heartache

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A group of documentary filmmakers sets out to chronicle the journey of a young married couple with a newborn baby. But when the pair decides to split during shooting, the film takes an interesting new twist. With a camera following their every move and practically zero privacy, the couple has little room to resolve their marital crisis.

    Directed by:

  • Anna Negri
  • rating:3.2 3.2 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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