Dr Tess Coleman and her daughter, Anna, are not getting along. Anna is incensed that her mother doesn't support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can't see why Anna won't give her fiance a break. Their Friday turns freaky when Tess and Anna awake to find themselves inside the other's body. Now, Anna must go to work as a psychologist and plan her mum's wedding while Tess must survive a day in high school and perform with her daughter's band. But with the nuptials less than 24 hours away, the two have to find a way to switch back ... and fast.
Susan is living through an unfulfilling marriage when she receives a package containing a novel manuscript from her ex-husband, Edward. The novel is dedicated to her but its content is violent and devastating. Susan cannot help but reminisce over her past love story with the author. Increasingly she interprets the book as a tale of revenge, a tale that forces her to re-evaluate the choices that she has made, and reawakens a love that she feared was lost.
This gangland epic chronicles the lives, loves and crimes of four Jewish mobsters as seen through the eyes of the troupe's ringleader, Noodles. Beginning with their childhood in the 1920s, it follow the boys through the last years of Prohibition in the early 1930s, to the late 1960s, when Noodles returns to the Lower East Side to face his past, filled with brutality and violence.
Three young boys who live on the mean streets of Ukraine embark on an journey to cross the border into Poland. With an unstoppable sense of adventure, they learn they must rely on each other to make find their new home.
Alex Gibney turns his gaze to Scientology in this provocative documentary based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright - a tale of ego, exploitation and lust for power. Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion. Fearless and fascinating, this latest cinematic opus is a powerful exploration of the psychological impact of blind faith: what Lawrence Wright calls the prison of belief.
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's 'flower houses' - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930s. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir to a chain of pharmacies.
The star of the hit BBC series The Office, Brent hasn't given up on his dream of rock stardom. Assembling a group of musicians who are just in it for the money, and a talented rapper in an attempt to gain some street cred, Brent embarks on a self-financed tour - a last ditch effort to find fame and fortune.
Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers' the perfect leading lady, but neglects to tell the other until the trip home - with their leading ladies.
This film tells the story of a 14-year-old named Cosmo growing up in '80s Dublin, who must break free of a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles, deal with his drop-out older brother's antics, and survive a new public school where the kids are rough and the brothers are tougher. Cosmo writes a song, forms a scrappy band with some schoolmates, writes more songs, and shoots some wicked music videos. How to shoot pop videos in a recession ridden country? Beg, borrow and steal. But when he realises he can't save his family, he must make a family of his own.
Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of a nine-year-old boy, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves pushed into a jungle of financing and bank loans that quickly overwhelms them both.
Follows vampire death dealer, Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the lycan clan and the vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between lycans and vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Mary Lennox is an orphan sent to live in her reclusive uncle's forbidding mansion filled with secrets. She discovers a secret, neglected garden and becomes determined to bring it back to life. (Kate Maberly, Dame Maggie Smith)
A Yorkshire hill farmer on a visit to Liverpool finds a homeless boy on the streets. He takes him home to live as part of his family on the isolated Yorkshire moors where the boy forges an obsessive relationship with the farmer's daughter.
Walt is a down-on-his luck carpenter, tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son, Anthony, while Anthony's mum and her new husband are away. But when Walt's prized toolbox is stolen, a quiet father-and-son weekend turns into an adventure of a lifetime. Aided by an oddball drywall repairman, Walt and Anthony go on a wildly funny search for the thieves and find something they never imagined: a true family connection.
Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter's healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident, an extraordinary miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.
This is the story of Mia Slavenska, one of the most celebrated ballerinas of her time. It is also a story about historical memory, national identity, and the power of art. In her era, the 1930s through the 1950s, everyone in America who loved dance knew her name. Yet, in spite of a career that lasted decades, when Slavenska died in 2002 she believed that she had been completely forgotten. As her daughter, Maria, retraces Slavenska's life journey, she unearths the fascinating story of a maverick ballerina and a lost time of dance. Maria also discovers something more: Mia Slavenska hasn't been forgotten after all.
This whimsical fantasy comedy takes on the arms dealers of the world. While standing in the doorway of the video shop where he works, Bazil has been inadvertently shot in the head. Now homeless and jobless, he is taken in by a troupe of misfits who live in a giant mound of trash. There, Bazil begins his quest for revenge against the people who produced the gun that shot him.
Two beautiful sisters become mechanised killing machines in this offbeat Japanese horror-comedy. Shy Yoshie plays second-fiddle to her big sister Kikue, a popular hostess at the local geisha house. Both women fall under the sway of Hikaru Kageno, heir to a valuable steel company, who has developed an insane but ingenious secret plan to turn geishas into high-tech robotic assassins in a bid to destroy Japan.
Adult siblings Baxter and Annie, scarred from an unconventional upbringing, return to their family home. When their parent's - performance artists famous for elaborate public hoaxes - go missing under troubling circumstances, Baxter and Annie investigate. Unsure whether it's foul play or just another elaborate ruse, nothing can prepare them for what they discover.
After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the 'Horse Whisperer'. When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him.
Vada, a hypochondriac tomboy whose best friend is the shy Thomas J., lives in an eccentric household headed by her widower/mortician father, Harry. When Shelly comes to work at the funeral parlour as the new cosmetologist, a change comes over Harry. Emotionally detached, even from his family, since the death of his wife, Harry suddenly becomes happier than Vada has ever seen him, causing a confusing sensation of jealousy in Vada, who craves more love and attention from her dad. With the help of Shelly and Thomas, Vada learns to deal with the changes overtaking her family as well as within herself.
In this enchanting sequel to My Girl, Vada, now 13 is given an assignment about the life and achievements of someone she's never met, in which she chooses to study her late mum. This leads her to Los Angeles to stay with her Uncle, his likeable girlfriend and street-smart son.
From the bitter quest of a jealous queen who forfeits the life of her husband, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to a king obsessed with a giant flea leading to heartbreak for his young daughter, these stories weave the beautiful with the grotesque, creating a stunning and unique work of gothic imagination.
A newborn infant is found dead in a wastebasket in the room of Sister Agnes, a young cloistered nun in a convent outside Montreal. She claims to have no memory of the conception or the birth of the child. Dr Martha Livingston is a psychiatrist who is appointed by the court to determine whether Sister Agnes is fit to stand trial for the murder of the baby. At the convent, this lapsed Catholic, who is very confident of her clinical skills, meets Mother Miriam Ruth, a worldly wise religious woman who wants to protect the fragile Sister Agnes from any further psychological pain. She believes that the young nun is 'touched by God'. After winning the trust of Sister Agnes, Dr Livingston learns about her sheltered life and her obsession with God and suffering. All attempts to find out who is the father of the baby are fruitless. Throughout the investigation, Dr Livingston and the Mother Superior are adversaries; only when they share cigarettes and speculate on what the saints would have smoked do they tear down the wall of distrust that divides them and recognise their mutual concern for Agnes.
Theodorakis' attitude to life is bright and breezy. Jobs and women come and go as he meanders through life in a vague search for meaning. His outlook changes, however, when his uncle forces him to become a chef, and he discovers his penchant for all things culinary. He soon becomes obsessed with creating the perfect omelette, only to lose sight of the important things in life.
Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, as his reluctant protege. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners pit their powers against those of the fiercest - and most ruthless - villains of all time. It'll take all the courage Dave can muster to survive his training, save the city and get the girl.
During the first Lebanon War in 1982, a lone Israeli tank and a paratrooper platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four rookie members of the tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot contain. Motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the chaos of war. Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2009 Venice Film Festival.