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Impromptu (1991) James Lapine, Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Biography, Comedy, Music, Romance

Impromptu (1991)
1830s Paris. Novelist George Sand, who is known to be writing her memoirs, is causing a sensation in the literary scene not only for the quality of her writing, but because of her extreme views and manners, including blurring the lines between the sexes – she generally wearing men’s clothes – and her non-belief in the sanctity of marriage after having gone through the institution once before, now preferring sexual liaisons outside of her own wedlock, with the marital status of her lovers of no concern to her. She is just coming to the end of a turbulent affair with Félicien Mallefille, who she is now trying to avoid in his continual pursuit of her. Despite thinking it will be a bore because of their insufferable hostess, she invites herself to a weekend gathering of some of France’s greatest artistic and creative minds – many who are attending solely for a weekend of free food – at the country estate of the Duke and Duchess D’Antan in Angers. George’s want to attend is largely to get …
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Alien Nation (1988) Graham Baker, James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Alien Nation (1988)
A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after years of quarantine but are victims of a new type of discrimination. When the first Newcomer police officer, Sam Francisco is assigned his new partner, he is given Matthew Sykes , a mildly racist veteran, the animosity between them soon gives way to respect as they investigate the Newcomer underworld, and especially Newcomer leader William Harcourt.
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