A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister’s son, a diminutive crook-back named Lymon. He suggests they open a café in the downstairs of her large house.
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On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle 2 kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body.
99 Women (1969) Jesús Franco, Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Crime, Drama, Adult
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women’s sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and submitted to torture, rape and lesbianism.
Carl has travelled from Yorkshire to central London to clear up the details of his brothers death. Although a successful attorney Carl finds that there is another side to his brothers life, which he willingly gets pulled into.
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation.
Boys in Brown (1949) Montgomery Tully, Jack Warner, Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde, Crime, Drama
During post-war England, a young petty crook, Jackie Knowles, is on probation for committing petty crimes. Jackie wants to marry his girlfriend Kitty but they don’t have enough money to live on. Jackie foolishly accepts to be the getaway driver for a robbery job.
Britannia Hospital (1982) Lindsay Anderson, Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It’s the day when Her Royal Highness is to visit the hospital to inaugurate a new wing, where advanced (and sinister) scientific experiments led by Prof. Millar will take place.
Trapped by the Mormons (1922) H.B. Parkinson, Evelyn Brent, Louis Willoughby, Ward McAllister, Drama, Crime
In the front row pew, a young boy named Gabriel sits as his father and a preacher tell him: “There are certain people who are chosen by God for some special purposes of His own. And we believe you are such a one.” Thus unfolds the destiny of Gabriel in Brian Kirk’s riveting Middletown.