Harry and his best friend, Tyrone, are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend, Marion, is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father. Harry's mother, Sara, spends her days watching television and wants to lose weight to go on a game show. She visits a sleazy doctor who prescribes her amphetamines and soon Sara has a drug habit of her own. A small-time drug dealer, his pill-popping mother,...
5) The fountain
Yesterday, today, tomorrow. Past, present, future. Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold 1,000-year odyssey to defeat humankind's most indomitable foe: Death. Tom is a man who is devoted to one woman, Izzi, and becomes determined to protect her from forces that threaten her existence. His quest leads him to 16th century Europe and America where Tomas is a Spanish explorer searching for Incan magic; to the present day where Tom is a doctor...
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured.
"Harry and Kate Mackenzie married for better or worse and after 30 years, their union is neither better nor worse. Instead, it somehow simply died. But Harry has a second chance in life. He's met a woman who rekindles his sense of life's fullness. But Harry knows taking that chance will cause his family pain"--Container.
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.
Lynn and her three youngest children attend the wedding of her estranged eldest son at her parents' Annapolis estate. Though she is hoping for a joyful reunion, her attempts at reconciliation veer quickly off-course when she is hurled into the center of touchy family dynamics.
11) The wicker man
Edward Malus is a California police officer who takes a leave of absence after witnessing a tragedy on the job. Taking pills to soothe the effects of his post-traumatic stress disorder, Edward receives a letter from his ex-fiance, Willow, requesting his assistance in finding her missing child. She asks him come to Summerisle, a small island off the coast of Puget Sound, and help her find her daughter, Rowan. When Edward starts investigating Rowan's...
Eddie is an eighty-three-year-old war veteran. He spends his days maintaining the rides at Ruby Pier, a seaside amusement park. Now Eddie's own life is about to come to an end. One morning, an accident occurs on one of the rides. In front of a horrified crowd, Eddie attempts to save the five-year-old's life. The last thing he sees is the little girl's frightened face, the last thing he feels is the child's hands in his. Then, a blinding flash of light...
"Precocious yet vulnerable teenager James ... has a deep appreciation for the world, but no idea how to live in it. Finding no help from his divorced parents ..., nor his twenty-year-old memoir-writing sister ..., James decides to reject the assumptions that govern the adult world, starting with his potential college career. Grappling with his future, his sexuality, and his screwed up family, James embarks on a search for wisdom through nontraditional...
14) Wish you well
A tragic accident forces twelve-year old Louisa Mae and her younger brother Oz to move from New York City to live with their great grandmother on a small farm in Virginia. Once Lou and Oz finally adjust to their new home, their family is threatened to be torn apart again when a coal company tries to steal their land. Now, Lou must team-up with lawyer Cotton Longfellow, to fight for their land, their home and their future.
A mosaic of stories about love and loss, NOSTALGIA explores our relationships to the objects, artifacts, and memories that shape our lives. Official Selection at the **Palm Springs International Film Festival**. *"A multi-character study of grief and loss as represented through the things people leave behind, it's a heartfelt work from Pellington." - Norman Wilner, **NOW Toronto***
17) The exorcist
The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother's frantic resolve to save her, and two priests, one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith, joined in battling ultimate evil. The extended director's cut includes over ten minutes of footage deleted before the film's 1973 release.
A rebellious 17-year-old, who is contemplating suicide, is sent to her grandparents house for the summer. She soon begins a interracial romance with a young cook who has a criminal past, confronts a tragic family secret, and just may discover the promising young woman hidden beneath her sarcastic shell. Just when she is looking for a way out, she just may find her way back in. A suicidal teen is sent to stay with her grandparents at the Jersey shore...