The film centers on four pairs – Frances is a recent widow who wants to get away from Scotland to Australia Read More »
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Carrington (1995) Christopher Hampton, Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Biography, Drama
The story of This relationship between painter Dora Carrington and Writer Lytton Strachey at a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Read More »
Peter’s Friends (1992) Kenneth Branagh, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Seven friends in an acting troupe graduate from Cambridge University in 1982 and go their separate ways. Read More »
Judas Kiss (1998) Sebastian Gutierrez, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Carla Gugino, Crime, Drama, Thriller
A woman and her lover, who has made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding $4 million ransom. The two hire a tech wizard and a muscle man, who amuses himself by playing Russian roulette. Things go awry during the kidnapping when a neighbor is killed, who turns out to be the wife of a powerful senator. As things develop, it turns out that the murder may not have been as accidental as it originally appeared. Slowly things unveil to not to be everything that was originally thought.
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When Mr. Dashwood dies, he must leave the bulk of his estate to the son by his first marriage, which leaves his second wife and their three daughters (Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret) in straitened circumstances. They are taken in by a kindly cousin, but their lack of fortune affects the marriageability of both practical Elinor and romantic Marianne. When Elinor forms an attachment for the wealthy Edward Ferrars, his family disapproves and separates them. And though Mrs. Jennings tries to match the worthy (and rich) Colonel Brandon to her, Marianne finds the dashing and fiery John Willoughby more to her taste. Both relationships are sorely tried.
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