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Cosmopolitan
rating:2.0

Cosmopolitan

2003Runtime:0 minutes
Bollywood veteran Roshan Seth stars in this offbeat romantic comedy as Indian immigrant Gopal, whose serene New Jersey life suddenly disintegrates when both his wife and daughter decide to depart and begin new lives.

Directed by:

  • Nisha Ganatra
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    An Existential Affair
    rating:2.0

    An Existential Affair

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    During the 1990s, a highly sexual affair -- nearly 10 years in duration -- between two strangers, Petra and Johnny, begins behind the closed doors of a hotel room in Los Angeles. But when they decide to venture beyond the confines of the room, their desire wanes and reality intrudes. Can they shift their relationship to a more prosaic level that real life demands? Stars Alex A. Quinn, Martin Landau, Sean Delgado and Gretchen Becker.

    Directed by:

  • Peggy Bruen
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Our Burden Is Light
    rating:2.0

    Our Burden Is Light

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel co-stars with Denise Coates, Nathan Webb, Jessica Ballard and Jack Rooney in this inspiring love story about an edgy female artist named Karen who, after her mother's recent suicide, is feeling bereft, drowning in a sea of grief. All that changes when she meets Kyle -- a musician who's sold out by writing jingles -- under tragic circumstances that fail to squelch their burgeoning friendship.

    Directed by:

  • Denise Coates
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    My Voice (Nha Fala)
    rating:2.0

    My Voice (Nha Fala)

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    After moving from Africa's picturesque Cape Verde islands to Paris to become a singer, Vita (Fatou N'Diaye) falls in love with a handsome French musician (Jean-Christophe Dolle) and uses her voice to become a national sensation. But in the back of her mind, she can't stop thinking about a dreaded family curse that prophesizes death for any female singers in her bloodline. Flora Gomes directs this music-filled romance.

    Directed by:

  • Flora Gomes
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Francisca
    rating:2.0

    Francisca

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Helmut Busch is a German spy who comes to Mexico with phony paperwork. He's arrested, but Mexican police strike a deal and ask him to spy on a group of activist students. Helmut pretends to be a French professor and gets close to the students, soon falling in love with the ringleader. But he's faced with a painful decision when the police want him to eliminate his new love. Stars Ulrich Noethen, Fabiola Campomanes and Arcelia Ramírez.

    Directed by:

  • Eva Lopez-Sanchez
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Standing on Fishes
    rating:2.0

    Standing on Fishes

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    This indie comedy stars Bradford Tatum as Caleb, a talented sculptor who's given an atypical project by renowned filmmaker Richard Verk (Kelsey Grammer) -- to construct a model of a woman's private parts. Turned off by the job's derogatory nature, Caleb must get over his aversion in order to pay bills. Meanwhile, Caleb's friend Jason (Jason Priestly) learns that a girl he's dating is pregnant and plans to have an abortion without consulting him.

    Directed by:

  • Meredith Scott Lynn
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Wait Up Harriet
    rating:2.0

    Wait Up Harriet

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    In the wake of his wife's sudden death, a grieving firefighter nearly gives up on living. But with the arrival of his wife's spiritual mentor and the encouragement of his own 12-year-old son, he begins to believe in love again. His progress is thrown off track, however, when he discovers some previously unknown truths about his wife's past. Filmmaker Angus Benfield also stars in this independent drama he co-directed with Hanna Eichler.

    Directed by:

  • Angus Benfield
  • Hanna Eichler
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    The Young Lovers
    rating:1.9

    The Young Lovers

    1949Runtime:0 minutes
    Just as her career is about to take off, hoofer Carol Williams (Sally Forrest) learns that she has polio, and though her friends and dance partner (Keefe Brasselle) try to support her, she grows bitter and shuts herself away from them -- at first. With her career over, Carol eventually begins to look for ways to recover and to carry on with life. Director Ida Lupino's absorbing drama also stars Hugh O'Brian, Eve Miller and Lawrence Dobkin.

    Directed by:

  • Sally Forrest
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Goldirocks
    rating:1.9

    Goldirocks

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Instead of pursuing her own rock 'n' roll dreams, Goldi (Sasha Ormond) chases after rock musicians to sleep with. While cozying up to members of the band Neglected, Goldi seizes her opportunity to perform on stage and discovers her true calling as a singer. But as Goldi becomes increasingly popular and gains confidence, her new lover, Miles (Greg LeGros), becomes resentful and starts pushing her away.

    Directed by:

  • Paula Tiberius
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Lena's Dreams
    rating:1.9

    Lena's Dreams

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Lena (Marlene Forte) is a 32-year-old actress fed up with humiliating auditions, her dismissive agent and trying to balance life and career. She finally decides to give up on her life-long dream, resolving to quit the fickle biz and settle down. But just as she makes her resolution, opportunity finally knocks. Now, Lena has to make the toughest decision of her life in this comic drama co-starring Jeremiah Birkett.

    Directed by:

  • Heather Johnston
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Naked Jane
    rating:1.9

    Naked Jane

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Jane (Renee Stahl) is a withdrawn young woman who wants to be a novelist. To support herself in this endeavor, she types term papers for college students. When her model boyfriend leaves town on assignment, Jane begins an affair with an artist named Matthew (Christian Svensson). Will this relationship force Jane to put her life in perspective once and for all, or will it simply lead to more confusion?

    Directed by:

  • Linda Kandel
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    City Loop
    rating:1.9

    City Loop

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in a Brisbane pizza parlor, City Loop is a night in the life of a group of confused youths whose lives are falling apart. From a virgin who's determined to change her circumstances to a girl whose crush might actually be gay to a paranoid co-worker, this gritty romantic comedy presents a series of humorous yet sincere situations that capture just how difficult it is to make the transition into adulthood.

    Directed by:

  • Belinda Chayko
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    A Real Job
    rating:1.9

    A Real Job

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Work to live or live to work? That's the question facing 38-year-old underachiever John (Paul Kolsby). When he meets the love of his life, Denise (Sharon Repass), he decides to leave his dream job as a video store clerk for a "real job" in the corporate world. But John soon finds office life uninspiring, especially when the demanding hours keep him away from his girlfriend.

    Directed by:

  • Ana Barredo
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Only for You
    rating:1.8

    Only for You

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Young divorcee and aspiring actress Dana (Shea Curry) strikes up a friendship with Jack (Mike Buie), her thespian classmate who's stuck in a loveless relationship and paying the bills as a newspaper journalist. Told in early 1990s flashbacks, this romantic drama chronicles Dana and Jack's lives as they balance their mounting flirtation with their careers and goals. Kate Albrecht and Ellis E. Williams co-star as the couple's confidantes.

    Directed by:

  • Donna Persico
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Dogstar
    rating:1.7

    Dogstar

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Tragic yet humorous, Dogstar tells the story of two young misfits who develop a special bond. Jon Jacobs plays the titular protagonist, a recluse who still lives at home and spends all day drawing pictures. When Dogstar draws the attention of the beautiful but troubled Gabrielle (J.C. Brandy), Dogstar's brother, Astro, is bitter about the fact that Gabrielle rebuked him -- and his jealousy soon poisons the lovers' affections.

    Directed by:

  • Sophie Dia Pegrum
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    God-Links
    rating:1.7

    God-Links

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Struggling New York actors Bud (Josh Casaubon) and Holly (Emily Fitzgerald) meet and hit it off. She's watched over by Earl (Joseph Tudisco), a guardian angel who's concerned that her new love doesn't seem to have an angel of his own. When Earl discovers the identity of Bud's missing angel, Yvette (Katherine Brecka), it rekindles a romance in the two guardians, but it forces Bud to face a devastating memory he's repressed his entire life.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Fitzgerald
  • rating:1.7 1.7 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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