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Stay Until Tomorrow
rating:2.1

Stay Until Tomorrow

2004Runtime:0 minutes
After traveling the world, former teen star Nina (Eleanor Hutchins) decides to end her vagabond lifestyle and crash with childhood friend Jim (Barney Cheng). At first, Nina turns Jim's world upside down, but as time goes on, the quiet librarian reveals a provocative alter ego. Laura Colella's dramedy turns into a film within a film as the actor-character barrier dissolves and one cast member attempts to turn the tides by changing the story line.

Directed by:

  • Laura Colella
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Animal Attraction 3
    rating:2.1

    Animal Attraction 3

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Liam and his partners are about to open Hollywood's most trendy and provacative nightspot. As opening night draws near, Liam finds himself short on cash, and desperate to make some money - and fast. Young, gorgeous and in need of some quick funding, Liam does the only thing he can - seduces some of LA's finest and wealthiest women.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Gordon
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Celebrating AFI
    rating:2.1

    Celebrating AFI

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    The American Film Institute pays tribute to short films with this "best of breed" collection. The list includes a few films that star Hollywood A-listers, including Martin Sheen in "Family Attraction" and Mel Gibson in "Chili Con Carne." Also includes "Shangri-La Cafe," "Bar Time," "The Car Kid," and "Fair Play."

    Directed by:

  • Brian Hecker
  • Jonathan Kahn
  • Lily Mariye
  • Ernst Gossner
  • Tricia Brock
  • Joanie Wread
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Family Secrets
    rating:2.1

    Family Secrets

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Douglas Marley (Edward Bunker), patriarch of the Marley family, is a stern disciplinarian, while his wife, Linda (Pamela Bellwood), remains an emotionally shattered shut-in unable to cope with their brilliant yet troubled son, Brian (Tim Redwine), who teeters on the edge of sanity. In an effort to reach their son one last time, the Marleys hire a pretty young widow, Mary Drake (Angela Jones), to serve as the boy's live-in tutor.

    Directed by:

  • Sally J. Champlin
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    No Mercy, No Future
    rating:2.1

    No Mercy, No Future

    1981Runtime:0 minutes
    Roaming the night streets of Berlin in search of God, an untreated schizophrenic woman (a flawless Elisabeth Stepanek) from a wealthy family gives herself over to various men from the dregs of society. The bleak and brutal West German drama was improvised from a series of letters written by a real-life schizophrenic woman. The film earned director Helma Sanders-Brahms the Sutherland Trophy at the 1981 British Film Institute Awards.

    Directed by:

  • Helma Sanders-Brahms
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    The Northern Kingdom
    rating:2.1

    The Northern Kingdom

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    The joys and sorrows of three emotionally complex families in rural Vermont play out beneath the glow of a meteor shower in this character-driven drama from filmmaker Dorothy Lyman, who also co-stars. An Iraq veteran (Ed Blunt) faces one tragedy after another, a housekeeper (Kate Buddeke) contends with her adult son's paranoia, and a long-lost daughter (Heidi Armbruster) reunites with her mother (Lyman) in this meditation on loss and rebirth.

    Directed by:

  • Dorothy Lyman
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Travesuras del Corazon
    rating:2.1

    Travesuras del Corazon

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    This Spanish-language &NFi;telenovela&NFi_; centers on the heartaches and joys of Isabel Revilla (Patricia Pereyra), an actress whose dreams of fame and glory are broken repeatedly, forcing her to find new meaning in life. Fate intervenes when she finds an abandoned baby on her doorstep, an event that ends up placing her on the right path to true love and happiness in this engaging drama from Peru.

    Directed by:

  • Manolo Castillo
  • Marisol Palacios
  • Jorge Tapia
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Four Corners of Suburbia
    rating:2.1

    Four Corners of Suburbia

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Teacher Walt Samson (Paul Blackthorne) is bored by his life, despite the devotion of his wife, Rachel (M├Ądchen Amick), and is intrigued by a sultry colleague. Concerned, Rachel organizes a romantic weekend getaway, but Walt derails her plans by inviting his reclusive friend, Benjamin. The desired intimacy is further dampened by the appearance of two other friends, and as they ponder their relationships, they all begin to question their choices.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Puccini
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    The Nightowls of Coventry
    rating:2.1

    The Nightowls of Coventry

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Despite its mediocre food, Marv's restaurant has long been a fixture of Cleveland's Coventry Rd. neighborhood. But over time, its faithful patrons have given way to proto-yuppies gunning for neighborhood improvements such as shutting down Marv's. Amidst this turmoil, innocent Susan tries to hold her first job bussing tables while dodging Marv's advances and keeping in good graces with the head waitress (who's having an affair with Marv).

    Directed by:

  • Laura Paglin
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Poco Loco
    rating:2.0

    Poco Loco

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    The peaceful life that Kate (Susan Brecht) has etched out for herself and her daughter, Eva (Meeka Schmalle), is thrown for a loop when her sister-in-law, Lisa (Sandra Chapin), shows up out of the blue and announces her plans to turn the family ranch into a tennis resort. Deborah Koons -- the widow of Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia -- makes her directorial debut with this contemporary adaptation of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Koons
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    The Black Widow
    rating:2.0

    The Black Widow

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Upon learning of her lover's tragic death, the grieving Eleanora makes a pilgrimage to his home -- a mysterious abode known as the Rubber House -- where she meets his eccentric caretaker and finds her life forever changed.

    Directed by:

  • Giada Colagrande
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Common Senses
    rating:2.0

    Common Senses

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Recently released from prison and shunned by family and friends, Erin (Holly Montgomery-Webb) is a kleptomaniac struggling to straighten out her life. She reconnects with her childhood friend Luis (Luis A. Perez), now a Chicago street hustler, but their friendship is tested by issues of trust when a child they befriended goes missing. Five award-winning Chicago filmmakers each wrote and directed a chapter of this intriguing drama.

    Directed by:

  • M.T. Cozzola
  • Mary Filice
  • Daniel J. Pico
  • Alexander Rojas
  • Dennis Belogorsky
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Tweeked
    rating:2.0

    Tweeked

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Beth Dewey's disturbing film looks unflinchingly at a friendship under fire from within and without. After their drug-addicted friend (Jay Diola) kills himself, Carrie (Darling Narita) and Michelle (Ali Raymer) go on a massive bender, assaulting the drug dealer who fed their troubled friend's habit and then going on the lam to avoid revenge of the highest order. But can they dodge the bullet forever?

    Directed by:

  • Beth Dewey
  • 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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    Heading Home
    rating:2.0

    Heading Home

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    First-time director Maria Heritier helms this Vietnam War-era drama chronicling the emotional journey of two unlikely friends who form a bond en route to Washington, D.C. As he dutifully drives his bus to a war protest in the nation's capital, Horace Jones (Frankie Faison) can't help but wonder if his only son is still alive. Little does he know that a father figure is exactly what one of his young passengers (Margaret Welsh) desperately needs.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Heritier
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Drifting Elegant
    rating:2.0

    Drifting Elegant

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    In this complex tale of race relations in post-Sept. 11 America, Victor Saad (Donnie Keshawarz), an Arab-American convicted of rape, is freed when his African-American accuser recants her story. Victor enlists a journalist friend to tell his story -- not knowing the man had an affair with his alleged victim. With Victor sleeping on his couch, the journalist quickly finds his own life and relationships complicated by the secrets the man reveals.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Glazer
  • rating:2.0 2.0 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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