Released just after the end of WWII and winning seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Actor (Frederic March) and Director (William Wyler), this classic perfectly captures the impact on the lives of returning veterans...Sergeant Al Stephenson (March), bombardier Fred Derry (Dana Andrews), and sailor Homer Parrish (Harold Russell), who has lost both of his hands.
Henry Fielding's tale is a rowdy romp through the mansions and taverns of Georgian England. Tom Jones, is adopted by Squire Allworthy. He falls in love with Sophia Western, the daughter of a neighboring Squire. Unfortunately, she is already betrothed. Tom is forced to leave to seek his fortune, but he makes his way almost into a hangman's noose, via a series of misadventures and misunderstandings.
American Gothic, set in the rural community of Trinity, South Carolina, a postcard-pretty enclave of antebellum houses and manicured lawns, is the story of a town tormented and seduced by the ominous presence of one man, Sheriff Lucas Buck. American Gothic stars Gary Cole, Paige Turco, Jake Weber, Brenda Bakke, Sarah Paulson and Lucas Black.
The story of great families jockeying for position and using their daughters as pawns in a deadly game. Set during one of the most notorious periods in British regal history, it is filled with passion and royal intrigue, with the relationship between two rivals, the Boleyn sisters, at its heart.
Police officer Dirk Hendricks (Jamie Bartlett) files an amnesty application for Alex Mpondo (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a member of the South African Parliament who can't remember the torture he once endured as a captive political activist. South African-born attorney Sarah Barcant (Hilary Swank), meanwhile, returns to her homeland to represent Mpondo.
A life filled with passion, fame and the harsh realities of addiction is the story behind Dylan Thomas, one of the most renowned poets the world has ever seen. His brilliance, popularity and electrifying tours made him a much-loved celebrity in the US. But his failing marriage, heightened fame and wild, hard-drinking lifestyle led to his untimely death in 1953 at the age of just 39.
In April 1994, after the airplane of the Hutu President of Rwanda is shot down, the Hutu militias slaughter the Tutsi population. In the Ecole Technique Officielle, the Catholic priest Christopher and the idealistic English teacher Joe Connor lodge two thousand and five hundred Rwandans refugees, under the protection of the Belgian UN force and under siege by Hutu militia. When the Tutsi refugees are abandoned by the UN, they are murdered by the extremist militia.
Tanya leaves Moscow with her street-wise 10-year-old son Artiom to meet her English fiancé. But after he fails to turn up at the airport, Tanya and her son find themselves stuck in a village where all refugees are forced to live. Desperate to escape a nightmarish world of misfits and no-hopers, Tanya forges an alliance with amusement arcade manager Alfie, which soon develops into something more.