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Of Love and Shadows
rating:3.1

Of Love and Shadows

1994Runtime:0 minutes
Irene (Jennifer Connelly), a magazine editor who's lived a sheltered existence under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in 1973 Chile, gradually awakens to the political tumult when handsome photographer Francisco (Antonio Banderas) enters her life and opens her eyes to the brutal atrocities being committed by the state. Betty Kaplan directs this romantic drama based on a novel by Isabel Allende.

Directed by:

  • Betty Kaplan
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    W.E.
    rating:3.1

    W.E.

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    This glossy ensemble drama juxtaposes the lives of famous divorcée Wallis Simpson and Wally Winthrop, a young 1990s housewife. Wally yearns to have a romance as dramatic as Wallis's but soon discovers that history can be misleading.

    Directed by:

  • Madonna
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Bcuz of U
    rating:3.1

    Bcuz of U

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    A runaway bride returns, a woman falls for her worst nightmare and two opposites come together in this trio of romantic tales. In the first story, Ria (Kristine Hermosa) tries to win back the man (Diether Ocampo) she left at the altar. In tale two, solitary Cara (Heart Evangelista) meets Mr. Wrong (Geoff Eigenmann) -- or is he? And in the final yarn, a tour guide (Hero Angeles) meets a girl (Sandara Park) who pretends to be a famous actress.

    Directed by:

  • Mae Czarina Cruz
  • Cathy Garcia-Molina
  • John D. Lazatin
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Marie Antoinette
    rating:3.1

    Marie Antoinette

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Sofia Coppola directs a stylized portrait of Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst), the naive Austrian princess who married Louis XVI (Jason Schwartzman) to become queen of France at age 19. The film explores the effects of a luxurious yet terribly confining lifestyle on the young queen. Her resulting youthful indiscretion and frivolity ultimately led to her undoing. A Cannes Golden Palm nominee, this biopic also took Oscar honors for costume design.

    Directed by:

  • Sofia Coppola
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Hanezu No Tsuki
    rating:3.0

    Hanezu No Tsuki

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    At the center of this drama set in the Asuka region of Japan are two modern characters -- Takumi and Kayoko -- whose destinies are directly influenced by the hopes and dreams of their ancestors.

    Directed by:

  • Naomi Kawase
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Possible Loves
    rating:3.0

    Possible Loves

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Sandra Werneck's earnest romantic comedy -- winner of the 2001 Sundance Jury Prize for Latin American Cinema -- takes a unique approach to young love by posing multiple scenarios for main characters Carlos (Murilo Benício) and his girlfriend, Júlia (Carolina Ferraz). As Carlos waits for Júlia to arrive at a Rio de Janeiro movie theater, will one seemingly insignificant choice change his entire future?

    Directed by:

  • Sandra Werneck
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Me & Mrs. Jones
    rating:3.0

    Me & Mrs. Jones

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Mud-slinging tabloid journalist Liam Marple (Robson Green) pretends he's conducting a political fundraiser just so he can get the inside scoop on the interim prime minister, Laura Bowden (Caroline Goodall). But the story gets stickier when pursued and pursuer fall in love. Directed by Catherine Morshead, this charming film is a classic case of boy meets girl ... then loses girl. Can you guess how it'll end?

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Morshead
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Japanese Wife
    rating:3.0

    The Japanese Wife

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Despite having never met in person, Bengali school teacher Snehamoy (Rahul Bose) and his Japanese pen pal, Miyage (Chigusa Takaku), enter a committed marriage through letters. But when a widow (Raima Sen) and her son seek shelter in his home, Snehamoy discovers the joy of real human contact. Based on a short story by Kunal Basu, this touching Indian drama explores how three incredibly shy people manage to find love.

    Directed by:

  • Aparna Sen
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Nina's Heavenly Delights
    rating:3.0

    Nina's Heavenly Delights

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Born into an Indian expatriate family and raised in Glasgow, Nina (Shelley Conn) flees to London to avoid an arranged marriage. But when she returns home to run her family's struggling restaurant after her father's death, she discovers a new kind of love. Joining forces with the chef, Lisa (Laura Fraser), she works to win a cooking contest her father entered and save the restaurant. Soon, her blossoming feelings for Lisa take her by surprise.

    Directed by:

  • Pratibha Parmar
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Dance, Girl, Dance
    rating:3.0

    Dance, Girl, Dance

    1940Runtime:0 minutes
    Aspiring ballerina Judy O'Brien (Maureen O'Hara) dances with a struggling but respected company. Shortly after a fellow dancer, the man-hungry Bubbles (Lucille Ball), quits, the troupe disbands. Bubbles hires Judy for her new burlesque show, but their act may be torn apart when they both fall for lothario Jimmy Harris (Louis Hayward). Ralph Bellamy, Virginia Field and Maria Ouspenskaya co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Dorothy Arzner
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Casual Sex?
    rating:3.0

    Casual Sex?

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    Determined to develop a deep and meaningful relationship with a man not afraid to make a commitment, Stacy (Lea Thompson) and Melissa (Victoria Jackson) take a vacation at a plush health resort. Romance blooms, though not quite in the way they had expected. It all makes for a funny, light look at what happens in the dark.

    Directed by:

  • Genevieve Robert
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Open Window
    rating:3.0

    Open Window

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Engaged professionals Peter (Joel Edgerton) and Izzy (Robin Tunney) have always been there for each other. But when Izzy is brutally raped in the couple's home, she begins to fall apart emotionally, leaving a helpless Peter to watch her spin out of control. As time passes, Izzy struggles to piece her life back together with the help of her parents (Elliott Gould and Cybill Shepherd) and therapist (Shirley Knight).

    Directed by:

  • Mia Goldman
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding
    rating:3.0

    The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Picking up where The Prince & Me left off, this sequel to the romantic comedy focuses on the preparations for the royal nuptials between the Danish Prince Edvard and his all-American bride-to-be, Paige.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    I'm Through with White Girls
    rating:3.0

    I'm Through with White Girls

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    After years of dating white women, an unconventional "brotha" (Anthony Montgomery) vows to try his luck with some "sistahs" of his own race. But when he falls for a self-described "half-Rican Canadian" (Lia Johnson), is it possible he's found his soul mate? True, she isn't black -- but her race is only part of the problem. For this longtime commitment-phobe to settle down, he'll have to drastically change his ways.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Sharp
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Recipe for Revenge
    rating:3.0

    Recipe for Revenge

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Carly (Kim Huffman) is a businesswoman whose catering company is just getting off the ground. One night, a client (Lori Hallier) calls in a panic, saying she's ruined a meal for her and a date. Carly heads to the woman's home, but when she arrives, she unintentionally witnesses the murder of her client and the date. Now, she must get a detective (Alex Carter) to believe her, even though the killer's (Corbin Bernsen) alibi seems concrete.

    Directed by:

  • Stacey Stewart Curtis
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    La Pointe Courte
    rating:3.0

    La Pointe Courte

    1954Runtime:0 minutes
    Pioneer filmmaker Agnès Varda's debut centers on married couple Lui (Philippe Noiret) and Elle (Silvia Monfort), who ponder the future of their troubled relationship against the neorealist backdrop of life in a Mediterranean fishing village. While Lui and Elle debate the nature of their tenuous bond, the simple villagers deal with their own crises, big and small, as they desperately try to make ends meet.

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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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