Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. Read More »
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‘It’s Monopoly out there’. Jason Staebler, The King of Marvin Gardens, has gone directly to jail Read More »
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others Read More »
A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. Read More »
Grant Willard sponsors drivers in a “new” form of race car driving called The Figure Eight. Read More »
Detective Hazel Micallef hasn’t had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Fort Dundas Read More »
A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic Read More »
Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. Read More »
Harry Evers and Marvin Ellison have been playing poker Thursday nights with their friends for years. Read More »
Henry is an ex-pat in Paris, cadging drinks and meals and places to sleep, giving advice about women to clueless men Read More »
Kravgi gynaikon / A Dream of Passion (1978) Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri, Ellen Burstyn, Andréas Voutsinas, Drama
Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy “Medea” (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. Read More »
Ellen Burstyn stars as the Canadian mother of a college student who vanishes mysteriously while driving back to school in the states. Read More »
This comedy filled with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, whose husbands die one after another in just a few years. Even though the three friends, all in their 50’s, react quite differently on their husbands deaths they become even closer than what they were as couples. They frequently visit their husband’s graves together and talk about perspective lives.
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The Ambassador (1984) J. Lee Thompson, Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn, Rock Hudson, Action, Drama, Thriller
Robert Mitchum plays a controversial U.S. ambassador to Israel who tries to solve the Palestinian question while being criticized by all factions, which takes a turn when his wife begins having an affair with a PLO chief. Rock Hudson (in his last theatrical movie role) plays Mitchum’s chief security officer who saves his life in an assassination attempt and tries to help him resolve the conflicts around them.
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Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirmities. While most people simply accept her gift, her lover (Sam Shepard) becomes mentally unbalanced and dangerous because she does not place the healings within a religious context.
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