Frustrated in his attempts to assassinate Yee, who is an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai, Old Wu, who has lost his wife and two sons as well as two women who had attempted to seduce Yee, now recruits Kuang, Mai Tai Tai, and their troupe of drama students from Hong Kong University in yet another attempt to do away with Yee.
Norman Maine, a movie star whose career is on the wane, meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he drunkenly stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops, then blossoms into romance before tensions increase as Esther’s career takes off while Norman’s continues to plummet.
Unexpected Summer / Skjær i sjøen (1965) Knut Andersen, Henki Kolstad, Tone Danielsen, Solfrid Heier, Drama, Romance
September Affair (1950) William Dieterle, Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten, Françoise Rosay, Drama, Romance
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren’t on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives.
Dos tipos de cuidado / Two Careful Fellows (1953) Ismael Rodríguez, Jorge Negrete, Pedro Infante, Carmelita González, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Set in rural Mexico, during the 50’s, in a small town Jorge Bueno (Jorge Negrete) and Pedro Malo (Pedro Infante) are best friends, Pedro is in love with María, who is Jorge’s sister, and Jorge is dating with Rosario which is Pedro’s cousin.
A Sudden Love / Ou yu (1995) Wu-Tin Shui, Pauline Chan, Dick Lau, Sin-Yi Yip, Drama, Romance, Erotic
David and Bathsheba (1951) Henry King, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Drama, History, Romance
Though David has all the wealth, power, wives & children inherent for the King of Israel he does not have what he craves most: the true love of a woman who loves him as a man instead of as King. He is attracted to Bathsheba, the wife of one of his soldiers who is more devoted to army duty than to his wife.
Kagerô-za / Heat-Haze Theatre (1981) Seijun Suzuki, Yûsaku Matsuda, Michiyo Ohkusu, Mariko Kaga, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Playwright Matsuzaki (Yusaku Matsuda) crosses paths with a beautiful woman on her way to the hospital who tells him a friend is dying. Frightened of a mysterious older woman who sells the fruit of the Chinese Lantern Plant – rumored to be distaff souls – she implores Matsuzaki to accompany her.
Chotto kawaii aian meiden / The Torture Club (2014) Kôta Yoshida, Reiko Hayama, Noriko Kijima, Yuki Mamiya, Comedy, Romance, Pinku, Erotic
Yuzuki (Noriko Kijima) is accepted into the school of her dreams, but it takes quite a different turn for her when she stumbles upon Aoi (Haruna Yoshizumi) masturbating in the shower by hitting herself. Her interest in the scene is reason enough that she is roped into one of the school’s clubs, at first against her will: the Torture Club.
Am Abend nach der Oper / In the Evening After the Opera (1945) Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Gusti Huber, Siegfried Breuer, Robert Lindner, Drama, Romance
This totally forgotten film is adapted from a story by Franz Nabl who also provided the basis for Der verzauberte Tag. The story is about a rich murderer (Siegfried Breuer) who killed his wife out of jealousy nd tries to start a new life. He meets a young woman (Gusti Huber) and marries her without telling her the secret directly.