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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
rating:3.0

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

2009Runtime:0 minutes
When her husband, who's 30 years her senior, relocates the family to a retirement community, flawless wife and mother Pippa Lee slides toward a nervous breakdown as she reflects on her tumultuous past and befriends her neighbor's enigmatic son.

Directed by:

  • Rebecca Miller
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Fiona's Script
    rating:3.0

    Fiona's Script

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    On the heels of her breakup with her long-term boyfriend, Sebastian (Allan Lazo), struggling screenwriter Fiona (Sonia Montejano) finds herself overwhelmed by a case of writer's block and an unexpected crush on an enigmatic young woman. Written and directed by first-time filmmaker Florencia Manovil, this refreshingly frank dramedy explores the complexity of discovering one's individuality in a world of conformity.

    Directed by:

  • Florencia Manovil
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    The Sandpiper
    rating:3.0

    The Sandpiper

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Relationships are redefined in this coming-of-age dramedy penned and directed by Claudia Carey. Life is idyllic for Ethan (John Lavelle) and Terry (Tom Mazur), two boys who summer at a cottage in Cape Cod -- until the summer of their 15th year when Caeti (Vanessa Daniels) arrives, and they both fall head over heels for her. To cool the competition, the three experiment with their sexuality in this indie throwback to Jules and Jim.

    Directed by:

  • Claudia Carey
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 6
    rating:3.0

    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 6

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Facing heavy burdens and hardships, the spirited King clan finds life in Avonlea growing a bit weightier in Season 6 of the charming family drama, which has Sara (Sarah Polley) returning from finishing school only to announce her intent to leave again -- for Paris. Meanwhile, after proposing to Felicity (Gema Zamprogna), who's now enrolled in medical school, Gus (Michael Mahonen) promptly disappears in the Caribbean.

    Directed by:

  • Otta Hanus
  • Stephen Surjik
  • Eleanore Lindo
  • William Brayne
  • Charles Wilkinson
  • Kit Hood
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
    rating:3.0

    The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Raised by caretakers other than his family, the young Jeremiah (played alternately by Jimmy Bennett and twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse) is taken from a foster home and delivered to his mother (director Asia Argento), a troubled teenager. But a nomadic life on the road with his own flesh and blood proves almost as traumatic as living without it. Peter Fonda co-stars in this independent drama based on the novel by J.T. Leroy.

    Directed by:

  • Asia Argento
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Blonde
    rating:3.0

    Blonde

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Poppy Montgomery plays the leading role as history's most iconic blonde -- Marilyn Monroe -- in this made-for-television miniseries that also stars Patricia Richardson as Marilyn's ill-fated mother and Griffin Dunne as playwright Arthur Miller.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin
    rating:3.0

    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    When wealthy socialite Annabella Lagrange learns that her real mother is a madam at the local brothel, she flees the family estate with a childhood friend, and the two begin a new life in the working-class world.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Wanda
    rating:3.0

    Wanda

    1971Runtime:0 minutes
    In her first and only film as director, Barbara Loden (who was married to legendary producer-director Elia Kazan) stars as a wandering divorcée who has given up custody of her children, trading in domesticity for an aimless life on the road. She eventually teams up with a small-time crook (Michael Higgins) and sets off on an adventurous crime spree. Loden's startlingly honest portrait stands among the classics of independent cinema.

    Directed by:

  • Barbara Loden
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Blonde
    rating:3.0

    Blonde

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Poppy Montgomery plays the leading role as history's most iconic blonde -- Marilyn Monroe -- in this made-for-television miniseries that also stars Patricia Richardson as Marilyn's ill-fated mother and Griffin Dunne as playwright Arthur Miller.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 5
    rating:3.0

    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 5

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    The tight-knit King family faces more trials, triumphs and tribulations in this family drama series based on the writings of Lucy Maud Montgomery -- including her novels &NFi;Anne of Green Gables&NFi_; and &NFi;Chronicles of Avonlea&NFi_;. Sara (Sarah Polley) has blossomed into an independent young lady, yet she constantly gets into trouble while trying to see her beau. Meanwhile, Hetty's (Jackie Burroughs) 50th birthday celebration is tainted by a sudden illness.

    Directed by:

  • Otta Hanus
  • Stephen Surjik
  • Allan Kroeker
  • Stefan Scaini
  • Allan King
  • Eleanore Lindo
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Mad Love
    rating:3.0

    Mad Love

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Levelheaded high schooler Matt Leland (Chris O'Donnell) falls for the seductive, impulsive and clinically depressed Casey Roberts (Drew Barrymore). When she's institutionalized after a suicide attempt, Matt breaks her out and they head for the open road searching for adventure. But Casey's mental condition soon clouds their idyllic odyssey with harsh reality. Matthew Lillard and Joan Allen costar in director Antonia Bird's portrait of young love.

    Directed by:

  • Antonia Bird
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    The Cake Eaters
    rating:3.0

    The Cake Eaters

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    When aspiring musician Guy Kimbrough (Jayce Bartok) returns to his family home in upstate New York, his arrival shakes up his father, Easy (Bruce Dern), and brother Beagle (Aaron Stanford), who are both still devastated by the recent death of the family matriarch. As the three men struggle to connect, each also tries to find love. Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Ashley and Miriam Shor co-star in actress Mary Stuart Masterson's directorial debut.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Stuart Masterson
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
    rating:3.0

    Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    In this darkly offbeat comedy, the titular Wilbur (Jamie Sives) keeps trying to kill himself, but his saintly brother Harbour (Adrian Rawlins) always saves him. The men's bleak routine is soon disrupted by the arrival of fetching cleaning lady Alice (Shirley Henderson). After a quick courtship, the timid single mom marries Harbour, but extramarital tensions mount between the bride and Wilbur in this charmer from Danish director Lone Scherfig.

    Directed by:

  • Lone Scherfig
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Smithereens
    rating:3.0

    Smithereens

    1982Runtime:0 minutes
    Restive 19-year-old Wren (Susan Berman) exits the soul-sucking boredom of her blue-collar New Jersey roots, intent on becoming a punk star in New York City's edgy clubs. But after losing her job and getting evicted from her shabby apartment, Wren's prospects for stardom are dim at best. Ever the optimist, she refuses to abandon her dream in this quirky urban drama from director Susan Seidelman (her feature-film debut).

    Directed by:

  • Susan Seidelman
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Nash Bridges: Season 3
    rating:3.0

    Nash Bridges: Season 3

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Don Johnson returns as elite San Francisco Det. Nash Bridges in the third season of this hit show, which finds the hunky Special Investigations Unit cop learning the shocking truth about his long-missing Vietnam vet brother, Bobby. With help from his pal and partner, Joe (Cheech Marin), Bridges also protects his daughter, Cassidy (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), from jewel thieves and solves other crimes. Willie Nelson and RuPaul turn in guest appearances.

    Directed by:

  • Adam Nimoy
  • Chuck Bowman
  • Dennie Gordon
  • Rick Wallace
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    ER: Season 2
    rating:3.0

    ER: Season 2

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Just what the doctor ordered! Get ready for another healthy dose of "ER," the hit NBC drama series that follows the lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses at Chicago's County General Hospital. Highlights of Season 2 -- which received a whopping 17 Emmy nominations and won for Outstanding Drama Series -- include the arrival of abrasive new chief of staff Kerry Weaver (Laura Innes) and Carter's graduation from medical school.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • 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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