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Zus & Zo
rating:2.9

Zus & Zo

2002Runtime:0 minutes
This lively comedy from the Netherlands (nominated for an Oscar in 2003) tells the story of three sisters whose gay brother, Nino, decides to marry a woman so he can inherit the family's beloved summer retreat, Paraiso, on the Portuguese coast. Determined to save the hotel for themselves, the sisters will stop at nothing to sabotage the engagement and keep their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of the home.

Directed by:

  • Paula van der Oest
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Confetti
    rating:2.9

    Confetti

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    As if there weren't enough pressure involved in walking down the aisle, three engaged couples up the stakes as competitors out to capture the prized "Most Original Wedding of the Year" title in this hilarious, unscripted mockumentary. Can the brides- and grooms-to-be pull off their dream nuptials and live happily ever after? Director Debbie Isitt captures all the matrimonial madness with an impressive ensemble cast of comedic talents from the UK.

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Isitt
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Previous Engagement
    rating:2.9

    Previous Engagement

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When Seattle insurance salesman Jack Reynolds (Daniel Stern) vacations with his family in Malta, he has no idea his wife, librarian Julia (Juliet Stevenson), has a secret -- she's planning to meet her first love, Alex (Tchéky Karyo). The passionate Frenchman keeps the date they made 25 years ago, and now, Julia must choose between the lover she's thought about for years or her sweet but utterly boring husband in this engaging romantic comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Carr-Wiggin
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Nobody's Fool
    rating:2.9

    Nobody's Fool

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    Rosanna Arquette stars as Cassie, a waitress who graduated from the school of hard knocks. After surviving a horrible relationship and giving her baby up for adoption, she's gun-shy about trusting anyone -- until she meets a stagehand named Riley (Eric Roberts). He seems to be a good catch, but will Cassie's doubts cause her to miss her one chance at happiness? Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley penned the screenplay for this genial romantic comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Evelyn Purcell
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Winter Evening in Gagry
    rating:2.9

    Winter Evening in Gagry

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    Once a renowned tap dancer, Alexei Ivanovich Beglov (Yevgeni Yevstigneyev) now coaches a variety dance group. But when his students see footage of their instructor in his prime on Russian TV, it's as if they're seeing him for the first time. Now, they're eager to learn Beglov's lost art -- and Beglov is eager to pass on his secrets. Together, they resurrect a work from his 1950s repertoire to include in their new program.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Shakhnazarov
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Filth and Wisdom
    rating:2.9

    Filth and Wisdom

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Three flatmates -- rocker-dominatrix A.K. (Eugene Hutz, of the Gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello), ballet dancer-stripper Holly (Holly Weston) and pharmacist Juliette (Vicky McClure) -- chase their dreams of glory in contemporary London. Madonna, who makes her directorial debut, squeezes in a couple of her own tunes in this sprawling urban comedy, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2008.

    Directed by:

  • Madonna
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Love Serenade
    rating:2.9

    Love Serenade

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    The Hurley sisters (Miranda Otto and Rebecca Frith) are, by turns, shy and introspective and flashy and outgoing. What they have in common is that they're both lonely young women on the make for Mr. Right. So, when a slick, smooth-talking radio deejay from the big city blows into their tiny town (moving in right next door), the sisters square off in a hilarious competition to win his affections!

    Directed by:

  • Shirley Barrett
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    LolliLove
    rating:2.9

    LolliLove

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    A pretentious, well-heeled couple (played by James Gunn and Jenna Fischer, who also directed) is bound and determined to make a difference in the lives of the homeless, but not by giving them scads of money or by treating them to a hot meal. Instead, the twosome hands out lollipops with an uplifting slogan on the wrappers. Oh yeah, that'll do the trick. Linda Cardellini co-stars in this hilarious mockumentary.

    Directed by:

  • Jenna Fischer
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Mommy Is Coming
    rating:2.9

    Mommy Is Coming

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    With things growing a bit stale in the bedroom, lesbian couple Claudia and Dylan agree to seek sexual experiences outside their relationship. Dylan discovers new pleasures at a sex club, while Claudia, in drag as Claude, finds a surprising partner.

    Directed by:

  • Cheryl Dunye
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Making Mr. Right
    rating:2.9

    Making Mr. Right

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    When image consultant Frankie Stone (Ann Magnuson) is hired by a tech company to teach a scientist's (John Malkovich) "Ulysses Robot" how to be a man, she winds up developing very real feelings for the faux human being because he's totally perfect. Meanwhile, she tends to the problems of her dramatic best friend, Trish (Glenne Headly). Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan) directs this comedy set in the 1980s; Laurie Metcalf co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Seidelman
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    My Mother, the Spy
    rating:2.9

    My Mother, the Spy

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    CIA operative Gloria Shaeffer and her daughter, Alison, are abducted while on vacation. To ensure that they both get out alive, Gloria must come clean and tell Alison that she's an undercover agent.

    Directed by:

  • Elodie Keene
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Class Act
    rating:2.9

    Class Act

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    This popular British TV series stars Joanna Lumley as Kate, an aristocratic woman who's forced to take extreme measures to maintain her privileged lifestyle when her wealthy husband vanishes with all their money. Aided by an unlikely pair of accomplices -- Gloria, a "reformed" cat burglaress, and Jack, a cowardly journalist -- Kate sets out to track down her husband and, more importantly, her fortune!

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Dreaming About You
    rating:2.9

    Dreaming About You

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Two teenage friends (Jose Alonso and Socorro Bonilla) spend their summer break preparing for the sexual conquests they hope to experience. That is, until one of the boys is visited by his older, more sexually aggressive cousin, Azucena (Leticia Perdigon). Ushering her naïve cousin into the world of sex could take more work than Azucena realized.

    Directed by:

  • Marisa Sistach
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    C't'a Ton Tour, Laura Cadieux
    rating:2.9

    C't'a Ton Tour, Laura Cadieux

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Denise Filatrault's charming comedy, inspired by Michel Tremblay's novel, stars Ginette Reno as Laura Cadieux, a woman desperate to shed some excess weight. Her solution? To go to a famous doctor for a weekly injection that she hopes will melt away the fat. But she gains more than she loses when she's introduced to a community she so desperately needs, a group of other female patients who understand the roller-coaster she's on.

    Directed by:

  • Denise Filiatrault
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    French Film
    rating:2.9

    French Film

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    While preparing to interview renowned French filmmaker and self-proclaimed romance expert Thierry Grimandi (Eric Cantona), London journalist Jed (Hugh Bonneville) struggles to hang on to his longtime girlfriend, Cheryl (Victoria Hamilton), and comprehend the true meaning of love. Directed by Jackie Oudney, this romantic comedy waxes philosophic on the stark differences between French and British approaches to relationships.

    Directed by:

  • Jackie Oudney
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Wholphin: Issue 9
    rating:2.9

    Wholphin: Issue 9

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This innovative anthology features an eclectic mix of shorts, award-winning documentaries and other films, including three comedies from director Spike Jonze and a fascinating look at a beauty pageant held inside a women's prison in Colombia. Other highlights include a glimpse into real-life Mormon polygamy and acting lessons for faking sexual ecstasy. Watch for appearances by Eric Stoltz, Catherine Keener, Carla Gugino and other Hollywood stars.

    Directed by:

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Spike Jonze
  • Isabel Vega
  • Lance Bangs
  • Julius Avery
  • Caveh Zahedi
  • Wim Reygaert
  • Amanda Micheli
  • Justin Nowell
  • Jill Orschel
  • Flatform
  • Kawase Kohske
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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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