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Jacob Have I Loved
rating:3.0

Jacob Have I Loved

2003Runtime:0 minutes
Based on the Newbury Award-winning book by Katherine Paterson, this coming-of-age tale centers on plain 16-year-old Louise Bradshaw (Bridget Fonda), who's been eclipsed all of her life by her beautiful twin sister. In their small fishing community in Chesapeake Bay, Louise dreams of escaping her family's business and discovering her own life. When she begins a friendship with an old sea captain, Louise must reconsider what matters most to her.

Directed by:

  • Victoria Hochberg
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Amour de Femme
    rating:3.0

    Amour de Femme

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Jeanne, a beautiful wife and mother, feels herself slipping further into loneliness and isolation every day. Her mainstream existence is crushing her, and her relationship with her husband becomes distant and strained. So, she begins spending quality time with the sexy and exuberant Marie, who becomes the conduit for bringing passion -- complete and with no small measure of sexual tension -- back into Jeanne's life.

    Directed by:

  • Sylvie Verheyde
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Wendy and Lucy
    rating:3.0

    Wendy and Lucy

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    With earnest hopes for a fresh start, Wendy Carroll (Michelle Williams) sets her sights on a high-paying job at an Alaska cannery. But her journey takes a heartbreaking detour when her beloved dog, Lucy, goes missing and her car decides to conk out in Oregon. There was a time when Wendy had nothing to lose, but now she could lose everything. Kelly Reichardt directs this nuanced drama that was nominated for a Best Feature Independent Spirit Award.

    Directed by:

  • Kelly Reichardt
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    7th Heaven: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    7th Heaven: Season 1

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    The Camden family, helmed by Rev. Eric (Stephen Collins) and his homemaker wife, Annie (Catherine Hicks), love more deeply and learn lessons as they face life's ups and downs alongside their five children, Matt (Barry Watson), Mary (Jessica Biel), Lucy (Beverley Mitchell), Simon (David Gallagher) and Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman). In Season 1, Mary makes her singing debut, Eric wants to hire an ex-convict and Matt has a suspicious girlfriend.

    Directed by:

  • Sam Weisman
  • Mark Sobel
  • Gabrielle Beaumont
  • Harvey Laidman
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Higher Ground
    rating:3.0

    Higher Ground

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Vera Farmiga stars in and directs this sensitive and searching chronicle describing one woman's lifetime journey of faith -- one that initially leads her to join a fundamentalist sect and then leave it again years later.

    Directed by:

  • Vera Farmiga
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Clockwatchers
    rating:3.0

    Clockwatchers

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Four women -- Iris (Toni Collette), Paula (Lisa Kudrow), Margaret (Parker Posey) and Jane (Alanna Ubach) -- work as temps at Global Credit, a stoic, faceless megacorporation where their shared employment status creates a natural affinity among them. The quartet's sense of camaraderie crumbles, however, when another woman lands a choice assignment, things begin to vanish from the workplace, and mistrust and paranoia shred their relationship.

    Directed by:

  • Jill Sprecher
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Degrassi: The Next Generation: Season 8
    rating:3.0

    Degrassi: The Next Generation: Season 8

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    The Degrassi kids are back for an eighth season of this critically acclaimed reinvention of the classic 1980s television series, with guest stars Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Perez Hilton and Vivica A. Fox. As grads Emma (Miriam McDonald), Manny (Cassie Steele) and Liberty (Sarah Barrable-Tishauer) start their first year of college, a new school year brings an all-new crop of freshmen to Degrassi High as well as a host of returning familiar faces.

    Directed by:

  • Philip Earnshaw
  • Eleanor Lindo
  • Graeme Campbell
  • Sturla Gunnarsson
  • Bruce McDonald
  • Marni Banack
  • Pat Williams
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Daphne
    rating:3.0

    Daphne

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Geraldine Somerville stars in this BBC biopic as acclaimed novelist Daphne du Maurier, whose secret infatuations and affairs with the likes of heiress Ellen Doubleday (Elizabeth McGovern) and actress Gertrude Lawrence (Janet McTeer) are said to have informed much of her writing. Based largely on Margaret Forster's biography, Clare Beavan's film paints a stirring portrait of an artist's struggle for self-acceptance.

    Directed by:

  • Clare Beavan
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Wings
    rating:3.0

    Wings

    1966Runtime:0 minutes
    Soviet film favorite Maya Bulgakova stars in director Larisa Shepitko's 1966 moving tale of a once-renowned Soviet fighter pilot, now constrained to a lackluster life as a schoolmistress far from the seats of power. Though her wartime exploits are renowned, she struggles against the despair of a lost love and a life increasingly marked by meaninglessness and waste. Sergei Nikonenko and Zhanna Bolotova co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Larisa Shepitko
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    I, the Worst of All
    rating:3.0

    I, the Worst of All

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    The life of brilliant and beautiful 17th-century Mexican poet Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz (Assumpta Serna) gets erotic treatment in this telling drama. To pursue her love of writing, Juana enters a convent and gains international renown. But when the Inquisition comes, the local Vicereine (Dominique Sanda) becomes Juana's protectress and erotic muse, sending the poetess down a romantic road of startling passion and intensity.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Luisa Bemberg
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Stones in the Sun
    rating:3.0

    Stones in the Sun

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    During the 1980s, political turmoil and violence in Haiti forces three disparate pairs of refugees to move to New York, where their struggles to assimilate and overcome past traumas gradually reveal the unexpected intersections of their lives.

    Directed by:

  • Patricia Benoit
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Durham County: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    Durham County: Season 1

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Eager for a new beginning, Detective Mike Sweeney (Hugh Dillon) transfers to Durham County with his wife, Audrey (Helene Joy) -- in recovery from breast cancer -- and two daughters. But there's trouble in suburban paradise. In particular, a serial killer is on the loose. As Sweeney gets sucked into the ugly case, his suspicions turn to his neighbor Ray (Justin Louis), a man he has known since high school, in this disturbing crime drama series.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Mitchell
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Da Vinci's Inquest: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    Da Vinci's Inquest: Season 1

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Using his sleuthing abilities to ferret out clues from dead bodies, cop turned coroner Dominic Da Vinci (Nicholas Campbell) works to bring criminals to justice and bucks an overbearing bureaucracy to boot in this sophisticated police procedural. Heralded by audiences and critics for its lifelike portrayal of crime fighting, the award-winning series co-stars Ian Tracey, Venus Terzo and Donnelly Rhodes.

    Directed by:

  • Chris Haddock
  • Stephen Surjik
  • Anne Wheeler
  • John L'Ecuyer
  • 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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    My Father and I
    rating:3.0

    My Father and I

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Abandoned as a child by his father, Maurice (Michel Bouquet), successful doctor Jean-Luc (Charles Berling) must deal with his resentment when his neglectful dad returns. Unable to show emotion because of his childhood, Jean-Luc struggles with his relationships with his wife (Natacha Regnier) and brother (Stephan Guillon). When Maurice returns, Jean-Luc's childhood memories flood back as he relives his past and tries to make sense of his present.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Fontaine
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Greasewood Flat
    rating:3.0

    Greasewood Flat

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Struggling blues musician Johnny (Chip Adams) faces the music in this sensitive tale of self-discovery and familial bonds. His music career on the skids and his passion gone, Johnny heads back to the country town he once left to seek greener pastures. Defeated, Johnny now must face his estranged family, including the three generations of women he deserted years ago. Mark Boone Junior, Allison Marley, Irene Bedard and Kieran Mulroney also star.

    Directed by:

  • Susan K. Brigham
  • rating:3.0 3.0 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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