Xanadu (1980)

Xanadu (1980)

 

  Xanadu is a 1980 American romantic musical fantasy film written by Richard Christian Danus and Marc Reid Rubel and directed by Robert Greenwald. The title is a reference to the nightclub in the film, which takes its name from Xanadu, the summer capital of Kublai Khan’s Yuan Dynasty in China. This city appears in …

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La mujer de mi hermano (2005)

La mujer de mi hermano (2005)

 

 La mujer de mi hermano (“The wife of my brother”) is a 2005 Mexican film directed by Ricardo de Montreuil, based on the novel of the same name by the Peruvian writer, journalist and TV host Jaime Bayly. It starred Bárbara Mori, Manolo Cardona, Christian Meier, and Mexican legend Angélica Aragón. source: wikipedia.org Watch LA …

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Duel of Hearts (1991) – Preview Trailer

Duel of Hearts (1991)

 

 Lady Caroline Faye and Lord Vane Brecon meet under unusual circumstances and are immediately attracted to one another. Later, Lady Caroline learns that Lord Brecon has been accused of murder. She embarks on a plan to prove him innocent, while also warning him that that his cousin, Gervaise Warlingham, may be trying to frame him. …

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The Rainbow (1989)

The Rainbow (1989)

 

 The Rainbow is a 1989 drama film directed by the great Ken Russell. This story, adapted from the D. H. Lawrence novel, is a prequel to Lawrence’s “Women in Love”, which was also made into a film by Russell twenty years earlier. Sammi Davis stars as “Ursula”, a sheltered young schoolteacher who’s taken under the …

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A Modern Affair (1995)

A Modern Affair (1995)

 

 A Modern Affair is an independent feature directed by Vern Oakley. Starring Stanley Tucci and Lisa Eichhorn, the film’s plot reverses the conventions of romantic comedies: instead of man meet woman – fall in love, marry and have baby, in this film the woman gets pregnant, then meets the father, then falls in love.

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Rendez-vous (1985) – Short Movie Clip

Rendez-vous (1985)

 

 Rendez-Vous Trailer – Juliette Binoche 1985 by JonnieBrecken A steamy and erotic drama directed by Andre Techine, winner of the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for this riveting, sexual and artistic opus.

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Malèna (2000) – Short Movie Clip

Malèna (2000)

 

  When first released, Variety wrote: “Considerably scaled down in scope and size from his English-language existential epic, The Legend of 1900, Giuseppe Tornatore’s Malena is a beautifully crafted but slight period drama that chronicles a 13-year-old boy’s obsession with a small-town siren in World War II Sicily. Combining a coming-of-age story with the sad …

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Close My Eyes (1991)

Close My Eyes (1991)

 

 https://youtu.be/G5St4b9nPzg Close My Eyes is a 1991 film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff and starring Alan Rickman, Clive Owen and Saskia Reeves as well as Lesley Sharp and Karl Johnson. Music was by Michael Gibbs (who also did the music for Poliakoff’s next film Century) and the film was produced for Beambright and Film …

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Maria’s Lovers (1984)

Maria's Lovers (1984)

 

 https://youtu.be/Ecb3y1lOZeg Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ruining a virtual engagement to captain Al Griselli. Against Ivan’s dad’s advice, they get married. …

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It Happened One Night (1934)

It Happened One Night (1934)

 

 It Happened One Night (1934) Clark Gable by CinemaLibreWatchonline It Happened One Night is a 1934 American comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed by Frank Capra, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father’s thumb, and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable). The …

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Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

 

 Movie: Ballad of a Soldier (1959) During World War II, 19 year old soldier Alyosha gets a medal as a reward for a heroic act at the front. Instead of this medal he asks for a few days leave to visit his mother and repair the roof of their home. On the train eastwards he …

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I Like to Play Games Too (1999)

I Like to Play Games Too (1999)

 

 Movie: I Like to Play Games Too (1999) Suzanne, the head of a private advertising firm, becomes obsessed with Dominick, a would-be client that she can’t overcome with her considerable sexual charms. The two engage in a series of one-upmanship games to see who will be the sexual victor. source: imdb.com I Like to Play …

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Angels and Insects (1995)

Angels and Insects (1995)

 

 Movie: Angels and Insects (1995) “The movie is a study of an aristocratic family in the Victorian England. William Adamson, a young scientist, is introduced into the aristocratic family Alabaster by reverend Alabaster who is also fascinated by insects. William marries the older daughter of the family and studies the amounts of insects in the …

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Show Boat (1951)

Show Boat (1951)

 

 Movie: Show Boat (1951) The “Cotton Blossom”, owned by the Hawk family, is the show boat where everyone comes for great musical entertainment down south. Julie Laverne and her husband are the stars of the show. After, a snitch on board calls the local police that Julie (who’s half- African-American) is married to a white …

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Notorious (1946)

Notorious (1946)

 

 Movie: Notorious (1946) Following the conviction of her German father for treason against the U.S., Alicia Huberman takes to drink and men. She is approached by a government agent (T.R. Devlin) who asks her to spy on a group of her father’s Nazi friends operating out of Rio de Janeiro. A romance develops between Alicia …

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