Drama

La femme du Vème / The Woman in the Fifth (2011) Pawel Pawlikowski, Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

La femme du Veme (2011)
American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don’t go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events… as if an obscure power was taking control of his life.
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Lustful Mind / Lussuria (1986) Joe D’Amato, Lilli Carati, Noemie Chelkoff, Al Cliver, Drama, Erotic

Lustful Mind 1986
Alessio, a young man from a well to do family, has been mute since the death of his mother two years ago. His father, who has subsequently remarried, sends him to his sister-in-law’s house in the country to recuperate. While staying there Alessio has erotic fantasies concerning his stepmother, his aunt and a young art restorer working on the estate, all of whom his father is sexually involved with.
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L’amant / The Lover (1992) Jean-Jacques Annaud, Jane March, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Frédérique Meininger, Biography, Drama, Romance, Erotic

L'amant (1992)
It is French Colonial Vietnam in 1929. A young French girl from a family that is having some monetary difficulties is returning to boarding school. She is alone on public transportation when she catches the eye of a wealthy Chinese businessman. He offers her a ride into town in the back of his chauffeured sedan, and sparks fly. Can the torrid affair that ensues between them overcome the class restrictions and social mores of that time? Based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Maugerite Duras.
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B. Monkey (1998) Michael Radford, Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Crime, Drama, Romance

B. Monkey (1998)
Alan Furnace is a young man with the perfectly proper, quiet life of a London school teacher. But beneath all of that decency lies a burning desire for excitement and he just found it. She’s a woman unlike any other: Unruly Irish eyes, Latin lips… her name is Beatrice, but on the streets they call her B. Monkey. She’s about to take him on an outrageous, dangerous and sexy ride through the wild side of London.
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Messer im Kopf / Knife in the Head (1979) Reinhard Hauff, Bruno Ganz, Angela Winkler, Hans Christian Blech, Drama

Messer im Kopf (1979)
One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center – Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with brain trauma, partially paralyzed and unable to speak. The police accuse him of stabbing an officer; the radicals herald him as an innocent victim of police brutality. During his slow recovery at the hospital, Hoffmann must piece together his life and struggle to remember the events of that night.
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Afterglow (1997) Alan Rudolph, Nick Nolte, Julie Christie, Lara Flynn Boyle, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Afterglow (1997)
Two families are unhappy with their respective relationships: first of ambitious businessman Jeffrey Byron and sexually frustrated Marianne and second of repair contractor Lucky Mann and former B-movie actress Phyllis. When Lucky arrives to Byron’s apartment to make some minor repair and Marianne becomes obsessed with him, the everyday balance breaks.
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King Lear (1987) Jean-Luc Godard, Woody Allen, Freddy Buache, Leos Carax, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

King Lear (1987)
Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the lost artwork of the human race. He finds strange goings-on at a resort enough to remind him of all the lines of the play, dealing with mob boss Don Learo and his daughter Cordelia, a strange professor named Jean Luc-Godard (sic), who repeatedly xeroxes his hand for no particular reason. He is followed by four humanoid goblins that keep tormenting Cordelia. There is also the gentleman whose girlfriend, Valerie, isn’t always visible. Then the film is sent off to New York for Mr. Alien to edit.
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One Desire (1955) Jerry Hopper, Anne Baxter, Rock Hudson, Julie Adams

One Desire (1955)
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother…who’s a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town’s new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker’s daughter Judith Watrous, who’s seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
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Poolhall Junkies (2002) Mars Callahan, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Rosenbaum, Drama, Thriller

Poolhall Junkies (2002)
Obsessed by the world of pool, Johnny (Mars Callahan) could be one of the best. But his mentor and “trainer” Joe (Chazz Palminteri), a shady hustler who decides how and who Johnny plays, is holding him back from his dream. When the day finally comes, Johnny breaks from Joe, which leads to only one thing — violence. Joe is beaten up by some of Johnny’s buddies as a sign to leave him alone, and with this final act of freedom, Johnny leaves the world of pool-sharking. After an ultimatum from his girlfriend Tara (‘Alison Eastwood’), Johnny finally commits to a “real” job in the construction business, but is soon miserable there. He finds himself spending most of his time with his younger brother Danny (Michael Rosenbaum) who it seems is following in his footsteps on the road to a life Johnny left when he broke from Joe. As for Joe, he is bent on revenge for the beating he took, and soon he has a new protégé Brad (Rick Schroder) who is just as good if not better then Johnny. And he’s got …
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The Goddess of 1967 (2000) Clara Law, Rose Byrne, Rikiya Kurokawa, Nicholas Hope, Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Goddess of 1967 (2000)
“Goddess” stands for French “Déesse”, the nickname of Citroën DS, the name of a famous car designed in the fifties. A young and well-situated Japanese man is dreaming of such a car, and one fine day he finds an offering on the net. He calls the seller (a man living in Australia), they agree upon the price and so he travels to Australia in order to buy the car. But when he reaches his destination, there’s chaos all around: The seller as well as his wife lay dead in their house and a 17 year old girl lets him in and offers him something to eat. He walks out with horror but then comes back because he forgot to ask about the car… The girl lets him see the car, and then they start a 5 day trip through the outback, and, at the same time, a trip back in time into the early youth of the girl and into her family’s chronicle.
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