Woody lives with his grandmother and longs forhis family to be reunited. His charismatic Uncle Vincent has just returned home after eight years in prison, determined to straighten out his life. One morning, instead of dropping Woody off at school, Vincent decides to give the boy a tutorial on how a man gets things done. Woody jumps at the chance to join his father figure for the day.
Convict, the story of an Australian war veteran with moral beliefs who, through a reactionary moment is sent to prison and gets caught up in an immoral world. He leaves behind his fiancee Kelly who has been waiting for him loyally for many years while he was on tour of duty, but now must be tested again while he goes through another type of hell!
London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger & Rosa - are inseparable. They skip school together, talk about love, religion and politics and dream of lives bigger than their mothers' domesticity. But the growing threat of nuclear war casts a shadow over their lives. Ginger is drawn to poetry and protest, while Rosa shows Ginger how to smoke cigarettes, kiss boys and pray.
Daisy, a teenager from New York, is sent to the English countryside for the summer to stay with her step-cousins. She soon immerses herself into her new life - made all the more easy when she falls for the sexy, thoughtful Eddie - until their perfect summer is blown apart by the sudden outbreak of a terrifying nuclear war.
Melissa and Richie live below the poverty line and surviving on Richie's monthly disability check and Melissa's small hourly wage from her job at a convenience store. Desperately poor but very much in love, they are ecstatic when they discover that Melissa is pregnant.
Beautiful and ambitious investment banker Meghan Doherty has an assignment to close a deal that could make her career. All she needs to do is travel to the Mojave desert and get the land rights for God’s Country, an isolated Christian retreat in foreclosure. But the faithful minister who owns the property refuses to consider her offer until she agrees to spends six days learning about his ministry.
During the 1982 Lebanon War, an Israeli fighter pilot, Yoni, is shot down over Beirut and captured by the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Fahed, a precocious young Palestinian refugee who is angered by the death of his father in an Israeli air attack, agrees to help Yoni escape and lead him out of the city if Yoni will get him over the border and back to his family's ancestral village.
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Gilles Bourdos' lushly atmospheric drama RENOIR tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his middle son Jean, who returns home to recover after being wounded in World War I.
Four lives are about to collide on one fateful New Year’s Eve, amidst the ancient walls of Derry, Northern Ireland. Johnny, a small time crook, and Marie, a dissatisfied shop assistant, are both looking for a fresh start.
Richard Karlsen is a golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers. It's summer, school is over, and the exciting promise of university beckons Richard through the parties and romantic possibilities of the seemingly endless summer.
Paraiti is a medicine woman. She is the healer and midwife of her rural, tribal people - she believes in life. But new laws are in force prohibiting unlicensed healers. On a rare trip to the city, she is approached by Maraea, the servant of a wealthy woman, Rebecca, who seeks her knowledge and assistance in order to hide a secret which could destroy Rebecca's position in European settler society.
The Danish cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook, Mikkel and the engineer, Jan, who, along with the rest of the crew, are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company
The true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother, whose birthday falls on New Year’s Eve, being a better partner to his girlfriend Sophina, who he hasn’t been completely honest with as of late,
Set against the backdrop of civil war in Bougainville, Mr. Pip stars Hugh Laurie as the enigmatic teacher Mr. Watts who reads to his pupils from Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations". Matilda, a 14-year-old student played by newcomer Xzannjah, is transported by her imagination and the world of Dickens, becoming transfixed by the characters and Mr Watts' interpretation of the story.
A German soldier is found dead near a village. Ten of the most prominent townspeople, including the priest, must find the culprit, or they will all be shot by the Nazis the following morning. There’s only one way to find the guilty one.
After Abby, an attractive 40-something, wealthy housewife, is smacked in the head by her son’s baseball, she begins to yearn for something else, something more than her banal suburban life. Determined to take on a new project, she buys a pied-à-terre in Manhattan. But walking around the city streets reminds Abby of what it feels like to be sexy and her pent-up libido compels Abby to invent a secret
For three decades, Cecil Gaines served as the chief butler for eight consecutive US presidents, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Working intimately with these world leaders at the White House, from his unique vantage point Cecil Gaines witnessed radical transformations in American history through the civil rights movement to Vietnam and the Cold War