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Some Things That Stay
rating:2.8

Some Things That Stay

2004Runtime:0 minutes
This coming-of-age story stars Katie Boland as Tamara Anderson, a 15-year-old whose liberal upbringing has scarcely prepared her for living in the conservative Baptist community her family has just moved into. Just as Tamara begins to settle in, tragedy strikes, and her life is turned upside down again. Based on the novel by Sarah Willis, director Gail Harvey's period drama set in the 1950s also stars Stuart Wilson and Alberta Watson.

Directed by:

  • Gail Harvey
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    A Family Affair
    rating:2.7

    A Family Affair

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker Rachel moves to San Diego, where her parents now live, in search of a new life and a new love. When her mother, who's adapted quite well to the laid-back California scene, wants to set Rachel up with a woman named Christine, Rachel refuses at first. But after relenting and meeting Christine, she finds herself in a real romance and that's when Rachel's old flame, Reggie, pops up unexpectedly.

    Directed by:

  • Helen Lesnick
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    El Cometa
    rating:2.7

    El Cometa

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in 1910 during the uprising of Medero's forces against the Profirio Diaz command, El Cometa is the story of love, war and the cinema. Romualdo runs a variety show that just lost its biggest star, his son Victor (Diego Luna), to the lure of the cinema and cinematographer Guy (Patrick LeMauff). Guy agrees to help Romualdo get his act back on track in exchange for harboring Valentina (Ana Claudia Talancon), the daughter of a Medero rebel.

    Directed by:

  • Marissa Sistach
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Outrighteous
    rating:2.7

    Outrighteous

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Simone (Tabitha Brown) and Angela (Laila Odom) stick with each other through thick and thin, until they both fall for the handsome and upstanding Calvin (Nate Jae Turner). Now all bets are off as each woman vies to win Calvin's heart all for herself. But as their devious schemes unravel, will either of them end up with the man of their dreams? Jill Maxcy directs this charming romantic comedy that co-stars Gail Gibbons and Tony Mercedes.

    Directed by:

  • Jill Maxcy
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    La Lingerie
    rating:2.7

    La Lingerie

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When Miu hits a romantic dry spell, she turns to her girlfriends CC, Celine and Donut for support. But as her pals dispense advice from the lingerie shop where one of them works, they reveal that their own love lives aren't exactly sizzling hot.

    Directed by:

  • Hing-Ka Chan
  • Janet Chun
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    True Love
    rating:2.7

    True Love

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    Donna and Michael are about to get married in an elaborate Italian-American wedding. But the road to the altar isn't paved with wine and roses; instead, it's riddled with doubts and confusion. Can love find its way? All their friends and relatives who want to seem them married certainly hope so but do Donna and Michael?

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Savoca
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    In the Shadows
    rating:2.7

    In the Shadows

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Cash-strapped waitress Cynthia (Molly Parker) takes a job caring for moneyed cancer patient Eleanor Dunston (Joely Richardson). When she shows an interest in Cynthia's boyfriend, Buck (Aden Young), Cynthia persuades him to pose as her half brother so he can seduce the dying woman into leaving him her fortune. Writer-director Meg Richman transplants Henry James' classic novel The Wings of the Dove to Seattle's 1990s grunge scene.

    Directed by:

  • Meg Richman
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Old, New, Borrowed and Blue
    rating:2.7

    Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    This nuanced romantic comedy centers on evasive bride-to-be Katrine (Sidse Babett Knudsen), whose world turns topsy-turvy when her sister's ex-beau, Thomsen (Bjorn Kjellman), suddenly shows up on Katrine's doorstep two days before her nuptials. Ignoring their mutual attraction, they set off to put the finishing touches on her wedding, resulting in a series of madcap adventures. Meanwhile, Katrine withholds some life-altering news from Thomsen.

    Directed by:

  • Natasha Arthy
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Water Lilies
    rating:2.7

    Water Lilies

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    A Caméra d'Or contender at Cannes, this coming-of-age drama from first-time feature film director Céline Sciamma tracks the sexual awakenings of three female friends over the course of a single summer. Finding privacy in the solitude of the swimming pool locker room, blossoming teens Marie (Pauline Acquart), Anne (Louise Blachère) and Floriane (Adele Haenel) come to learn the true meaning of arousal and the power of sexual attraction.

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  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Rum and Coke
    rating:2.7

    Rum and Coke

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Linda (Diana Marquis), the successful daughter of Cuban immigrants, has vowed to keep her Latino heritage at a distance. She's also vowed to stay away from all Latino men, choosing instead the passionless, self-absorbed Steve (Christopher Marazzo). But Linda's plans change when she meets charming firefighter Jose (Juan Carlos Hernandez), who introduces her to a world of Latin passion in this romantic comedy from Maria Escobedo.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Escobedo
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Living 'til the End
    rating:2.7

    Living 'til the End

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    A visit to a psychic leaves Jack (Sean Maher) with two pieces of lousy news: His girlfriend has been cheating on him and he will die on his next birthday. Taking the latter prediction to heart, Jack waits the year out in his apartment turned bunker, until a vivacious but terminally ill woman (Jaime Ray Newman) changes his perspective. The two lives combine with poignant results in this romantic drama from debut director Amanda Goodwin.

    Directed by:

  • Amanda Goodwin
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    He Who Finds a Wife
    rating:2.7

    He Who Finds a Wife

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Wedding bells are set to ring for engaged couple Ansel (Kyum Dunbar) and Lauren (Shelli Boone), but premarital counseling makes them realize that they hold very different beliefs. Prompted by fears of her husband's infidelity, Lauren vows to stay abstinent until marriage. But when sexy Bre (Liris Crosse) becomes Ansel's new co-worker, temptations billow in this gripping drama, featuring a hip soundtrack by composer Cornelius Mims.

    Directed by:

  • Danielle L. Ross
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Side Effects
    rating:2.7

    Side Effects

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Pharmaceutical salesperson Karly (Katherine Heigl) makes the big bucks, but is her job worth the toll it takes on her conscience? After a decade of pushing pricey drugs without really knowing if they're safe or effective, Karly doubts her career choice daily. Enter Zach (Lucian McAfee), a new love interest who persuades Karly to walk away from her job and into his heart. But Karly soon learns that leaving the cutthroat industry won't be easy.

    Directed by:

  • Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Triumph of Love
    rating:2.7

    Triumph of Love

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    It's cross-dressing farce at its finest when a princess (Mira Sorvino) attempts to restore her land to its rightful heir, Agis (Jay Rodan), but must resort to disguising herself when it becomes clear Agis will have nothing to do with her. Sheltered from the world by a philosopher (Ben Kingsley), Agis is clueless about the seductive power of his chiseled looks, until the princess takes it upon herself to educate him in matters of the heart.

    Directed by:

  • Clare Peploe
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Fires Within
    rating:2.7

    Fires Within

    1991Runtime:0 minutes
    When her journalist husband Nestor is imprisoned in Cuba for his political beliefs, Isabel flees the country with her daughter. Saved off the shores of Miami by a fisherman, she soon falls deeply in love with her rescuer. But just as she's on the verge of building a life with him, Nestor unexpectedly appears.

    Directed by:

  • Gillian Armstrong
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Across the Moon
    rating:2.7

    Across the Moon

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Looking to start life anew, two disparate women -- Carmen (Elizabeth Peña) and Kathy (Christina Applegate) -- leave Los Angeles behind to be near their boyfriends (Peter Berg and Tony Fields), who are serving time in a Mojave Desert prison. Kathy and Carmen share a tumbledown trailer owned by a slimy defense attorney and struggle financially as they await their men's release. How will the ladies survive when authorities seize their home?

    Directed by:

  • Lisa Gottlieb
  • rating:2.7 2.7 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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