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Antoinette, a schoolteacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holiday with her married lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When she learns that Vladimir has to cancel because his wife organized a surprise hiking vacation, Antoinette decides to follow their tracks, accompanied by a protective donkey named Patrick.
2) La ronde
La Ronde translates as 'the round' which can refer to the policeman's beat, a circle of dancers, or a carousel, all of which this circular collection of interconnected short stories resembles. Each scene is built around a specific pair, and when one member of the pair breaks away from his or her lover, he or she then moves on to the next, introducing the partner that will lead on to the next pair, and so on until we are back where we started. Many...
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous,...
Pastor Jerome Tyler "JT" Thomas is back! After losing everything because of past indiscretions, JT realizes that he doesn't want to live without God or his family, but his wife, Cassandra just can't forgive. When his mother-in-law and ex-mistress hatch a plot to destroy him, JT discovers that he will need all the Holy Ghost power he can muster to stay true--P.  of cover.
Jean, a fortyish filmmaker who's struggling to make a feature, is married to the smoothly bourgeois Francoise, but for six years, has been brazenly carrying on an affair with the much younger Catherine, an aspiring actress. Toward Francoise, Jean is merely chilly; toward Catherine, with whom his relationship is vitally carnal, he's both verbally and physically abusive. Unable to stand his outbursts and unwilling to live in fear, Catherine leaves him,...
7) The midwife
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Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire, a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Beatrice, the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together.
Any Wednesday you'll find business tycoon John Cleves with Ellen Gordon in what John calls his company's executive suite. It's a cozy arrangement until the Thursday a visiting businessman from Akron is accidentally assigned to the 'executive suite' Business tycoon John Cleeves spends every Wednesday in his "executive suite" with his mistress, Ellen Gordon. What will happen to Ellen's life when a handsome young businessman is accidentally assigned...
10) Band of angels
Hamish Bond is a plantation owner who has a secret past of slave trading. Rau-ru is a freedom-yearning slave who has been raised as a son by Bond. Amantha Starr is a fiery belle who goes on the auction block when her part-African heritage is revealed - and is sold to Bond. She loathes Bond at first but is eventually won over.
World War II has separated pianist Christine Radcliffe from her great love, cellist Karel Novak. Thinking Karel has been killed in action, she is unexpectedly reunited with him. Now, Christine desperately strives to hide her wartime dalliance as the mistress of a wealthy, sadistic composer. She'll lie to keep her shameful past a secret.
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"Filumena (Sophia Loren) was working in a brothel when she first met Domenico (Marcello Mastroianni), and has been his mistress ever since. Upon hearing that he plans to marry a much younger woman, Filumena devises a brillant scheme to convince him that it is her that he should be marrying"--Container.