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The Young Lovers
rating:1.9

The Young Lovers

1949Runtime:0 minutes
Just as her career is about to take off, hoofer Carol Williams (Sally Forrest) learns that she has polio, and though her friends and dance partner (Keefe Brasselle) try to support her, she grows bitter and shuts herself away from them -- at first. With her career over, Carol eventually begins to look for ways to recover and to carry on with life. Director Ida Lupino's absorbing drama also stars Hugh O'Brian, Eve Miller and Lawrence Dobkin.

Directed by:

  • Sally Forrest
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Seattle Women in Film
    rating:1.9

    Seattle Women in Film

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Twenty-one shorts from 21 directors comprise this eclectic collection saluting the diversely talented female filmmakers working in Seattle's bustling film scene. The roster includes Emmy winner Virginia Bogert's "Tootie Pie," Sue Corcoran's festival favorite "Circus of Infinity," Heather Ayres's "Lipstick Men," Lynn Shelton's "Moral Centralia," Dayna Hanson's "Diesel Engine" and Wilson Diehl's "How to Go on a Man Date."

    Directed by:

  • Cheryl Slean
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Brand New World
    rating:1.9

    Brand New World

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    After a civil war, Great Britain starts building a new colony on a small, battle-weary island in this drama set in the near future -- and the government sends a group of adventurous women to cheer up the weary soldiers during the reconstruction. But the newcomers aren't prepared for the harsh realities they will face. The stellar cast includes Guy Pearce, Julie Cox, Ray Winstone, Twiggy, Emily Lloyd and Johnathon Schaech.

    Directed by:

  • Roberta Hanley
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    The Young Unknowns
    rating:1.9

    The Young Unknowns

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    This gripping drama follows a day in the life of 23-year-old Charlie Fox (Devon Gummersall), a brash, soon-to-be-successful commercials director from a troubled showbiz family. Accompanied by three friends -- his unhappy girlfriend, Paloma, his party-animal buddy, Joe, and Cassandra, a vulnerable newcomer -- Charlie rides an emotional roller coaster all the way from California dream to contemporary tragedy as the day unravels into disaster.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Jelski
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Lady of the Night
    rating:1.9

    Lady of the Night

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Down-on-his-luck writer Bruno (Rafael Sánchez Navarro) is drawn back into the life of his two-timing ex-girlfriend (Cecilia Toussaint) when her elderly paramour dies as the couple is making love. Called in to clean up the mess, Bruno devises an embalming scheme that's crazy enough to work. But a string of progressively outrageous incidents may unravel the plan in this south-of-the-border import directed by Eva López Sánchez.

    Directed by:

  • Eva Lopez Sanchez
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Fast Track: Season 1
    rating:1.9

    Fast Track: Season 1

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Race car driver Richard Beckett (Keith Carradine) was happy to leave the track behind for a career in medicine, but when his old nemesis, Christian Chandler (Duncan Regehr), tempts him back into the game with a gig as chief medic of Eagle Ridge Speedway, Beckett can't say no. Also heating up the pit in this high-octane series are Chandler's sister (Brandy Ledford) and his wife, Nicole (Guylaine St-Onge), who happens to be Beckett's old flame.

    Directed by:

  • Rene Bonniere
  • F. Harvey Frost
  • Stacey Stewart Curtis
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Tax Day
    rating:1.9

    Tax Day

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    En route to the post office to mail their tax forms on April 15, Paula (Donna Sorbello) and Irene (Kathleen Monteleone) get sidetracked by two men who take them on an urban canoe ride on which they're repeatedly diverted by odd encounters, sidewalk spectacles and flashbacks. Writer-director Laura Colella helms this award-winning indie film about cherishing friendships, living in the moment and taking advantage of unexpected opportunities.

    Directed by:

  • Laura Colella
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Down the Barrel
    rating:1.9

    Down the Barrel

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    With dreams of becoming the next big thing, small-town Sara Caldwell (Tara Price) heads to Hollywood where she soon falls prey to the slick tongue and empty promises of J. C. (Matthew Grant) and his street hustler friend David (Luke Perry). They introduce Sara to a shady movie producer (Marty Ingels), but what she thinks is her big break turns out to be a dangerous nightmare. Diana Valentine directs this made-for-TV drama.

    Directed by:

  • Diana Valentine
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Last Call
    rating:1.9

    Last Call

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Three compelling stories come together in an apartment building in Santiago, Chile. A woman comes home drunk and sleeps with her lover's brother; a couple of Americans get involved in a shady deal; and a model (Elizabeth Berkley) is taken hostage. Simultaneously caught up in a set of extraordinary circumstances, these strangers are about to be strangers no more as their lives are destined to collide with colossal impact.

    Directed by:

  • Christine Lucas
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    Goldirocks
    rating:1.9

    Goldirocks

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Instead of pursuing her own rock 'n' roll dreams, Goldi (Sasha Ormond) chases after rock musicians to sleep with. While cozying up to members of the band Neglected, Goldi seizes her opportunity to perform on stage and discovers her true calling as a singer. But as Goldi becomes increasingly popular and gains confidence, her new lover, Miles (Greg LeGros), becomes resentful and starts pushing her away.

    Directed by:

  • Paula Tiberius
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Naked Jane
    rating:1.9

    Naked Jane

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Jane (Renee Stahl) is a withdrawn young woman who wants to be a novelist. To support herself in this endeavor, she types term papers for college students. When her model boyfriend leaves town on assignment, Jane begins an affair with an artist named Matthew (Christian Svensson). Will this relationship force Jane to put her life in perspective once and for all, or will it simply lead to more confusion?

    Directed by:

  • Linda Kandel
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Exist
    rating:1.8

    Exist

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Two activists from disparate backgrounds come together in this drama about working-class Top (Nick Mevoli) and Harvard dropout Jake (Ben Bartlett). When the cops raid their flophouse, Top is forced to choose between his loyalty to his father and his friendship with Jake. Set in Philadelphia, this indie drama features a cast made up of real-life political activists and includes an appearance by Tunde Adebimpe from the band TV on the Radio.

    Directed by:

  • Esther Bell
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    The Street Corner Kids 2: A Place Called Elmira
    rating:1.8

    The Street Corner Kids 2: A Place Called Elmira

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    When aging businessman Marty (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) decides to close down the last remaining factory in Elmira, a group of six young friends called the Street Corner Kids attempt to change the stubborn owner's mind and prevent their beloved community from falling apart. This inspiring drama, the sequel to 1994's The Street Corner Kids, informs viewers of all ages with wholesome lessons about family, friendship, hope and determination.

    Directed by:

  • Margaret Raphael
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Apart From That
    rating:1.8

    Apart From That

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Rural Washington serves as the setting for an intimate snapshot of five disparate, eccentric characters living in the small community. The elderly Peggy (Alice Ellingson) is given to making false fire reports and then greeting the arriving firemen unclothed. Other local characters include an American Indian road striper beset by an emotional burden he won't talk about and a local banker whose job brings him into major conflict with his son.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Shainin
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Seamless
    rating:1.8

    Seamless

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Shannon Elizabeth stars as Nicole in a story which takes you on a wild ride through Los Angeles' urban undergrowth and into the secret lives of a lost generation of teenagers. Disenchanted with the damaged reality of life at home, these teenagers are bound together by J.B., a self-made guru. But when Nicole seduces J.B., he soon finds his life speeding out of control, from late night raves to designer drugs.

    Directed by:

  • Debrah LeMattre
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Only for You
    rating:1.8

    Only for You

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Young divorcee and aspiring actress Dana (Shea Curry) strikes up a friendship with Jack (Mike Buie), her thespian classmate who's stuck in a loveless relationship and paying the bills as a newspaper journalist. Told in early 1990s flashbacks, this romantic drama chronicles Dana and Jack's lives as they balance their mounting flirtation with their careers and goals. Kate Albrecht and Ellis E. Williams co-star as the couple's confidantes.

    Directed by:

  • Donna Persico
  • rating:1.8 1.8 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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