When Maureen Doherty (Jacqueline Bisset) announces she is going to marry Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) immediately after her husband’s death, her son Scott (Adam Garcia) is certain there is more to this liaison than first appears. Mistrustful of Oliver, Scott is soon blinded by his own attraction to Kelly Vance (Alice Evans), Oliver’s daughter. Convinced his father’s death was not an accident, Scott, aided by Kelly, begins to investigate. Bound by this common purpose, they quickly bond and fall in love. Before they can prove their suspicions, a series of events leads to a fatal explosion that kills both their parents. When Scott learns of Kelly’s deceptions, he begins to wonder if the finger of guilt is deliberately being directed at him and if he has put his trust in the wrong person. Is it possible that Kelly is behind all of this?
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Tráfico / Traffic (1998) João Botelho, Joaquim Oliveira, Rita Blanco, Adriano Luz, Branca de Camargo, Comedy
Jessie McMullen (Sean Connery) is a widower, a tough guy and most of all, proud of his past as a career criminal (now semi-retired). He raised his son Vito (Dustin Hoffman) to follow in his footsteps, but Vito went straight once he had a son of his own, Adam (Matthew Broderick). Over the years, Vito became ashamed of his family’s criminal past. He has tried to raise his son right, which in his mind means keeping young Adam away from his deadbeat grandfather. Little does Vito know that this strategy has backfired; the mystery surrounding Jessie has caused Adam to idolize him.
La bonne / The Corruption (1986) Salvatore Samperi, Florence Guérin, Trine Michelsen, Cyrus Elias, Benito Artesi, Drama, Romance, Erotic
White Sands / Sables Mortels (1992) Roger Donaldson, Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Mickey Rourke, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
New Mexico Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal is called to look at a body in the White Sands desert alongside a suitcase with $500,000 discovered by two tourists. A mortician is content to let the death remain a mystery, but Dolezal sees a chance to escape the boredom of being a family man and a law officer in a small town where not much seems to happen…
Vasilisa prekrasnaya / Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940) Aleksandr Rou, Georgiy Millyar, Sergei Stolyarov, Lev Potyomkin, Family, Fantasy
Based on a Russian folk tale, Vasilisa Prekrasnaya (Vasilisa the Beautiful) is about a father whose three sons go out to finds themselves brides. Two of the boys come home with perfectly normal girls, but the youngest brother, Ivanushka, brings home a frog from the marshes. His father finds this most curious, but what he does not know was that the frog was actually a beautiful girl named Vasilisa who was cursed by a magical serpent whom she refused to marry. Now Ivanushka must overcome tremendous obstacles to restore Vasilisa to her true form and free her from the serpent’s spell.
Eighteen in the Sun / Diciottenni al sole (1962) Camillo Mastrocinque, Catherine Spaak, Lisa Gastoni, Gianni Garko, Comedy
The film follows Nicole Molino, a French teenager on vacation at the Italian resort island of Ischia. She meets several other young Italian men also on vacation and looking for fun and romance. Confusion, comedy and romance ensue.
Alice doesn’t live here anymore (1974) Martin Scorsese, Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, Drama, Romance
The Fortune (1975) Mike Nichols, Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Comedy, Crime, Romance
The early 1900’s with its Mann-Act (disallowing women to be transported across State lines for immoral reasons) brings a married man to devise a scheme for taking his upper-class girlfriend away with him… he simply has her marry his unmarried buddy. However, it doesn’t take very long before both men start laying claim to her affection… until, that is, she’s about to be cut out of her parent’s fortune. So, a new scheme is devised, which only adds to their problems, as well as to the sly whimsy of this film.