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To Die for Tano
rating:2.7

To Die for Tano

1997Runtime:0 minutes
A hit in Italy, this genre-bending musical drama satirizes the true story of Tano Guarrasi (Ciccio Guarino), a slain Italian mafioso notorious for his volatile temper and peculiar determination to prevent his four sisters from marrying. As mourners gather for a wake, they offer a mélange of rap songs, dance numbers and comedy bits that suggest Guarrasi's oppressive hand might even reach out from the grave.

Directed by:

  • Roberta Torre
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The Winter's Tale
    rating:2.7

    The Winter's Tale

    1981Runtime:0 minutes
    Robert Stephens, Jeremy Kemp and Anna Calder-Marshall star in this BBC production of Shakespeare's romance about Sicilian King Leontes, who wrongfully accuses his wife of adultery. Sixteen years later, Leontes gets a second chance at happiness when he meets Perdita, a shepherd girl of mysterious lineage. Part drama, part comedy, this romantic tale ends with a little magic and a very real engagement. Debbie Farrington also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Revolución
    rating:2.7

    Revolución

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    With a nod to the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, this collection of 10 short films includes featurettes lensed by actors Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna, whose production company, Canana, bankrolled the project. Adding other perspectives to the mix are filmmakers Rodrigo Plá, Rodrigo García, Gerardo Naranjo, Mariana Chenillo, Fernando Eimbcke, Amat Escalante, Patricia Riggen and Carlos Reygadas.

    Directed by:

  • Mariana Chenillo
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    State of Emergency
    rating:2.7

    State of Emergency

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Caring physician John Novelli (Joe Mantegna) is fighting a losing battle: His hospital is falling apart, the staff is overworked, and yet the sick and injured continue to need help. Fatigued by the constant struggle, the doctor soon faces a decision that could save or end a patient's life. But if Novelli makes the wrong choice, he could lose everything in this taut medical drama also starring Lynn Whitfield, Paul Dooley and Melinda Dillon.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Sa Pusod Ng Dagat
    rating:2.7

    Sa Pusod Ng Dagat

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Since Rosa is the only midwife on her tiny island in the Philippines, her young son Pepito is the natural choice to become her successor. But will Pepito's gender count against him in his unconventional practice of this traditional "women's work"? Jomari Yllana and Elizabeth Oropesa co-star in this Filipino drama set in a remote fishing village in the 1950s and '60s, a film directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya.

    Directed by:

  • Marilou Diaz-Abaya
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Festival Shorts Collection
    rating:2.7

    Festival Shorts Collection

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Eight entertaining live-action and animated short films from around the world -- including Spain, Germany, France, Great Britain and Canada -- make up this unique collection. Included are "The Dance Lesson," which follows an amusing dance class; "No Bikini," which centers on a problem arising from an ill-fitting bikini top; "The Sickie," about an employee ditching work; and "Diamonds in a Bucket," the tale of two longtime losers looking for love.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Deadly Justice
    rating:2.7

    Deadly Justice

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the tough system he was a part of. As he struggles to regain his status at work, he also must make sure those responsible for his attack are prosecuted.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Arthur
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Oriana
    rating:2.7

    Oriana

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    A happily married resident of France, Maria (Daniela Silverio) decides to journey back to the Venezuelan jungle locale where she spent many summers as a young child. Although her main objective is to sell the home in which she stayed, she can't help but think of her aunt Oriana (Doris Wells), a guarded woman who never ventured outside the house. As Maria recalls her younger days, she discovers a dark secret that explains her aunt's odd actions.

    Directed by:

  • Fina Torres
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The White Space
    rating:2.7

    The White Space

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    New to Naples and feeling a sense of isolation, Maria's (Margherita Buy) life is driven deeper into a state of emotional limbo while she waits for her newborn daughter, Irene, to grow beyond the perils of the neonatal ward and hospital's preemie incubator. Francesca Comencini's study of one woman's reconciliation of her daughter's struggle for life with her own misery was nominated for a Golden Lion Award at the 66th Annual Venice Film Festival.

    Directed by:

  • Francesca Comencini
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Harvest Time
    rating:2.7

    Harvest Time

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    After her husband returns from World War II severely disabled, hardworking Russian tractor operator Antonina (Lyudmila Motornaya) must support the entire family. Her industrious attitude pays off when becomes the first woman to win the coveted Red Flag as a reward for her contributions to the collective. But now she has an additional job -- keeping the rampant mice from eating the flag.

    Directed by:

  • Marina Razbezhkina
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Train to Pakistan
    rating:2.7

    Train to Pakistan

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    In this drama set in 1947, acclaimed director Pamela Rooks showcases the small town of Mano Majra, where Sikhs and Muslims have been living together in harmony for many years, despite violent unrest between the two groups in other parts of the land. Everything changes when a murder takes place and the town's tranquility is shattered. As suspicions arise, will the villagers be able to regain the peace they once cherished?

    Directed by:

  • Pamela Rooks
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Upstate
    rating:2.7

    Upstate

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    After emerging from isolation following her mother's death, Liz (Iracel Rivero) decides to travel to the Catskills to bond with her oldest friend, Steve (Max Arnaud), a newlywed living in rural bliss. But the reunion proves fraught with complications. Steve's wife, Sylvia (Suzan Mikiel Kennedy), senses danger in the old friends' closeness, while Steve and Liz struggle to work out their feelings for each other.

    Directed by:

  • Andrew Luis
  • Katherine Nolfi
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The Day Will Come
    rating:2.7

    The Day Will Come

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Judith Müller (Iris Berben) and her family live a quiet, idyllic country life for many years until one fateful evening when they open their homes to a virtual stranger (Katharina Schüttler) and are forever changed by a hidden past revealed. German director Susanne Schneider takes on the painful subject of terrorism and youth's fateful decisions as she links her two female characters in an emotional and psychological dance.

    Directed by:

  • Susanne Schneider
  • 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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    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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    The Alice
    rating:2.7

    The Alice

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    In this engrossing made-for-TV drama, adventure, mystery and romance collide as Aussies from across the land Down Under -- drawn by inexplicable forces -- converge on the outback town of Alice Springs to observe a total solar eclipse. When they cross paths, the lives of washed-up rock star Jack Jaffers (Erik Thomson), jittery nurse Helen Gregory (Caitlin McDougall) and botanist Matt Marione (Patrick Brammall) will never be the same.

    Directed by:

  • Kate Dennis
  • 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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