Coming Through The Rye
In 1969, the Holden Caulfield obsessed Jamie Schwartz runs away from boarding school to find the reclusive author J.D. Salinger. Inspired by actual events, Jamie's search becomes a journey of sexual awakening, love and loss.
Director: James Steven Sadwith
Cast: Alex Wolff, Stefania LaVie Owen, Chris Cooper
Genre: Drama
Year: 2016
Life Of A King
After eighteen years of incarceration, Eugene Brown establishes a chess club for high school students in Washington D.C. as part of his resolve to "always think before you move"...
Director: Jake Goldberger
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr, Dennis Haysbert, George Dick
Genre: Drama
Year: 2013
Arcadia
Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Director: Olivia Silver
Cast: Ryan Simpkins, John Hawkes, Ty Simpkins, Kendall Toole
Genre: Drama
Year: 2012
California Solo
A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.
Director: Marshall Lewy
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite
Genre: Drama
Year: 2012
The Shift
The Shift stars Danny Glover in a tense dramatic thriller. The story takes place during a 12 hour hospital emergency room night shift where a veteran nurse, a new nurse and their ethics are at odds. Floyd (Glover) mentors the nurses as a dying young girl...
Director: Lee Cipolla
Cast: Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon)
Genre: Drama / Spiritual
Year: 2013
El Cantante
The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002. In the early 1960s, Héctor arrives in New York from Ponce, Puerto Rico. Success comes quickly. "The more he grew as an artist" - Puchi says - "the more he sank as a person". It's a tale of talent - creating salsa with Willie Colòn...
Director: Leon Ichaso
Cast: Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Federico Castelluccio, Vincent Laresca, John Ortiz
Genre: Drama
Year: 2006
Good Time Max
Golden Globe-winning actor James Franco (Spider-Man franchise) cowrites, stars in and directs this stunning drama about two intellectually gifted brothers who embark on drastically different paths in life. One evolves into a successful doctor while the other leads a roller-coaster, drug-fueled existence. But even after growing up and growing apart...
Director: James Franco
Cast: James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Trip Hope
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
Dean Spanley
England, 1904. Henslowe Fisk and his ailing father, Horatio Fisk, decide to go to a lecture given by the Swami Nala Prash on reincarnation, called "The Transmigration of Souls". While there, they meet one Dean Spanley as well as Wrather, a self-described facilitator from the Colonies. Later encountering the Dean at his father's club, and then in the grounds of the cathedral...
Director: Toa Fraser
Cast: Peter O' Toole, Sam Neil, Jeremy Northam, Bryan Brown
Genre: Drama
Year: 2008
The Cake Eaters
In a small town in the countryside, Georgia Kaminski is a fifteen year-old girl with Friedreich's ataxia, a genetic disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in clumsy movements, speech problems heading to heart disease. While in a flea market selling goods with her grandmother Marg, Georgia meets the shy twenty-years...
Director: Mary Stuart Masterson
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo, Aaron Stanford, Bruce Dern
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
Mercy
A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject...
Director: Patrick Hoelck
Cast: Whitney Able, Bre Blair, John Boyd
Genre: Drama
Year: 2009
Eichmann
Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli Police Officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the final solution. Captured by intelligence operatives in Argentina, 15 years after World War II, Eichmann (Kretschmann)...
Director: Robert Young
Cast: Thomas Kretschmann, Troy Garity, Franka Potente
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
Change Moi Ma Vie
Two lost souls make a pact to lift each other up and provide the support needed to kick their bad habits and take one last shot at living their dreams in this introspective drama starring Fan Ardant and Rochdy Zem. Nina (Ardent) is an unemployed actress...
Director: Liria Bégéja
Cast: Fanny Ardant, Roschdy Zem, Jean-Yves Gautier
Genre: Drama
Year: 2001
All The Good Ones Are Married
Overworked and in denial that her marriage to Ben is suffering, Alex brings a young woman, Zoe into their home. When an affair develops between Zoe and Ben, it destroys Alex's calm veneer and rips the family apart. In the aftermath, all three must face their responsibilities...
Director: Terry Ingram
Cast: Daryl Hannah, Joanna Douglas, Matthew Knight, Deborah Odell, James McGowan, Nick Baillie
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
JailBait
Randy commits a victimless crime that would normally get him probation and a hefty fine, but in the "three-strikes" world of justice, he finds himself locked up for 25 years. Randy befriends his cellmate Jake to eventually figure out that Jake an alternate agenda up his sleeve. For these two men so...
Director: Brett C. Leonard
Cast: Michael Pitt (Gus Van Sant's Last Days, The Dreamers), Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Zayas
Genre: Drama
Year: 2004
Villa Tranquila
A man traveling from Spain to VILLA TRANQUILA (Buenos Aires) to visit his father is forced to experience life from an altogether different perspective after becoming stranded in a strange land where survival is an everyday struggle. Not realizing that...
Director: Jesus Mora
Cast: Pablo Rivero, Raul Medina, Maria Barrios, Gabriela Burgos, Melina Giambastiani, Marcelo Dansey
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
My Tehran For Sale
Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself artistically. At an underground rave, she meets Iranian born Saman, now an Australian citizen, who offers her a way out of her country and the possibility of living without...
Director: Granaz Moussavi
Cast: Marzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi, Mitra Mehraban, Mobina Karimi
Genre: Drama
Year: 2009
Low Lights
TADAS is a yuppie. Yet with a wife, good job, a nice flat in a modern block and a new sedan, his life is completely joyless. He has no friends, does not care much for his career anymore and his wife is having an affair. Tadas is too weak to change anything and is stuck in a groove. One ordinary workday...
Director: Ignas Miskinis
Cast: Dainius Gavenonis, Julia Maria Kohler, Jonas Antanelis
Genre: Drama
Year: 2009
Life In One Day
In a world where a human life lasts only one day, and so everything only happens once, Benny and Gini lose their hearts to one another and feel one day is not enough. There is one way out: they can flee to hell - a world where...
Director: Mark de Cloe
Cast: Van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Lois Dols de Jong, Tygo Gernandt, Hadewych Minis, Terence Schreurs, Egbert Jan Weeber
Genre: Drama
Year: 2009
The Seagull's Laughter
The 11 year old Agga lives with her grandparents in a household filled with women. Much to Agga's annoyance yet another woman joins the household: the beautiful and mysterious Freya. Who is Freya? A Viking heroine?
Director: Á.Gudmundsson
Cast: Margrét Vihljálmsdóttir, Ugla Egilsdóttir, Heino Ferch
Genre: Drama
Year: 2001
Monique
Alex (Albert Dupontel) and Claire (Marianne Denicourt) are living a boring and tedious life after years of marriage. They do not communicate to each other anymore, and Alex is almost speechless at home and without motivation and inspiration in his...
Director: V. Guignabodet
Cast: Albert Dupontel, Marianne Denicourt, Philippe Uchan, Marina Tomé
Genre: Drama
Year: 2002
Season Of Youth
Flint, a smart young black student, is on his way to fulfilling his father's dreams of being the first in the family to go to college. But Taylor, a rich white upper-classman, doesn't think Flint deserves to be at this elite Connecticut prep school, and he is willing to do...
Director: Eric Perlmutter
Cast: Jonathan Bennett, Ernest Waddell, Jesse L.Martin, Jim Gaffigan
Genre: Drama
Year: 2005
Feroce
Gilles de Maistre's political thriller Féroce is about a man seeking revenge. Arab Alain decides to join a fascistic French political party in order to assassinate the leader, Legle. Alain comes to this decision when his girlfriend's brother is murdered after he had...
Director: G. de Maistre
Cast: Samy Naceri, Jean-Marc Thibault, Bernard Le Coq, Claire Keim, François Berléand
Genre: Drama
Year: 2002
Zhou Zhou
ZhouZhou was born to be retarded on an April Fool's Day to a cellist family. He loves to follow his father to attend all his performances. One day, after on interval of a concert, ZhouZhou takes the baton and starts to conduct the symphony that he has been listening to for years. The result surprises everybody and obviously reveals his...
Director: Xu Songzi
Cast: Zhou Zhou, Zhou Jie, Ma Xiaowei
Genre: Drama
Year: 2008
The Visit
Sent to jail for a crime he didn't commit, Alex must now fight to win his parole. From behind jail cell bars Alex must look on at the middle-class life he left behind and his brother Tony who now has everything Alex does not. Visits from his parents, his childhood...
Director: J. W. Pearlman
Cast: Hill Harper, Billy Dee Williams, Obba Babatunde, Rae Dawn Chong, Phylicia Ashad
Genre: Drama
Year: 2000
Pretty Things
Marie and Lucie are identical twins. Each is the other's mirror image: exactly alike on the outside, exact opposites on the inside. On the surface they love each other. Deep down they hate each other's guts. Or is it the other way around? Lucie is a model of superficiality. She loves flashy cars...
Director: G. Paquet-Brenner
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Stomy Bugsy, Patrick Bruel, Ophelie Winter Titoff
Genre: Drama
Year: 2001
Noelle
Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish. But things take an unexpected turn as he becomes entangled in the various lives of the village's eccentric characters, including their beautiful librarian, the childlike...
Director: David Wall
Cast: David Wall, Kerry Wall, Sean Patrick
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
Under The Stars
A drunken Madrid transient plans to sabotage his brother's wedding, only to have second thoughts after striking up an unusual friendship with the bride-to-be's borderline autistic child. Benito lives on the streets of Madrid, never staying in one place for longer than it takes to find another bottle and be on his way. Obliged to return to...
Director: Félix Viscarret
Cast: Alberto SanJuan, Emma Suárez, Julián Villagrán
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
The Sign Of The City
While stars and planets move through the sky of São Paulo, randomly shooting their magic, men and women ask what will become of their dreams and desires. Gil is married and alone. Lydia flirts with danger. Josialdo was born to be a woman. Mônica just wants to do well in life. In her night radio show where she answers...
Director: Bruna Lombardi
Cast: Bruna Lombardi, Malvino Salvador, Juca de Oliveira
Genre: Drama
Year: 2007
Monster Thursday
The story of Almayer, a Dutch trader struggling to survive in Malaysia at the turn of the 19th Century.
Director: A. Ø. Ommundsen
Cast: Vegar Hoel, Andreas Cappelen, Silje Salomonsen. Kim Bodnia, Christian Skolmen, Iben Hjejle, Marco Kanic, Gaute S. Garlid
Genre: Drama
Year: 2004
Waiting In Beijing
George, an American young man who comes to Beijing to wait for his Iraqi girl friend Nadia. He meets Judy, a Chinese girl who shows him around the city. Later when George is heartbroken by the sudden death of Nadia during the Iraqi war and hospitalized, Judy extends her helping hand...
Director: Alan Zhang
Cast: Kelly Nyks, Song Li Ching, Tala Ashrafi, Hu Tingting
Genre: Drama
Year: 2008
The Storm Of My Heart
The storm of my heart is a heartfelt story of life's relationships, featuring the tempered Eivind who isn¹t scared of anything- except love. Eivind , lives aboard a boat in the South of Norway. Thirty years ago Eivind left his homestead and his teenage sweetheart behind, and he has not been back since...
Director: Pål Jackman
Cast: Bjørn Sundquist, Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Mary Sarre
Genre: Drama
Year: 2008
Live-in Maid
A wealthy woman and her live-in housekeeper must adjust their entrenched routine and relationship when Buenos Aires is plunged into economic crisis. The film depicts the transformation of an Argentine society through the lives of two very different women...
Director: Jorge Gaggero
Cast: Norma Aleandro, Norma Argentina, Marcos Mundstock
Genre: Drama
Year: 2004
Family Pack
July 1969. After two years spent in Canada, Sacha is back in her small Belgian town. She has two disturbing news to break to her family : the first one is that instead of being married - or at least engaged - as expected - she has a Canadian... girlfriend! The second is not much better...
Director: C. Vander Stappen
Cast: Marie Bunel, Hélène Vincent
Genre: Drama
Year: 2000
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