Tag: class-differences

Mother (1926) 7.6

Mother (1926)

Russian director Vsevolod I. Pudovkin's "Mother" is the chronicle of an individual's transformation from political naivete to Marxist awareness set during the 1905 Russian Revolution. Pudovkin uses innovative montage tec...

Goodbye, Columbus (1969) 6.5

Goodbye, Columbus (1969)

A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. She is the archtypical Jewish American Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents' world, and t...

Fox and His Friends (1975) 7.7

Fox and His Friends (1975)

Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict within the gay world from the German director Reiner Werner Fassbinder. Fassbinder plays Fox, he is working class, a fo...

Urban Cowboy (1980) 6.3

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle and his family. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, the popular nightclub owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the oil refinery where his un...

The Illusionist (2006) 7.6

The Illusionist (2006)

In late nineteenth century Vienna, renowned illusionist Eisenheim is reunited with the Duchess von Teschen when she is volunteered from the audience to participate in an illusion during one of his performances. Despite h...

American Housewife s4 e9 Hip to Be Square 8.1

American Housewife s4 e9 Hip to Be Square

Katie and Greg look into activities to keep them connected as a couple; Anna-Kat has her own hurdles to overcome when Franklin shines at square dancing and she fails miserably;Tripp struggles with the idea of Taylor goin...

Like Father, Like Son (2013) 7.8

Like Father, Like Son (2013)

Would you choose your natural son, or the son you believed was yours after spending 6 years together? Kore-eda Hirokazu, the globally acclaimed director of "Nobody Knows", "Still Walking" and "I Wish", returns to the big...

La Grande Illusion (1937) 8.1

La Grande Illusion (1937)

During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life. They meet other prisoners from various backgrounds, as Rosenthal, son of we...

Bheja Fry 2-2011 4.7

Bheja Fry 2-2011

In order to pursue his dream of becoming a singer, Income Tax Officer Bharat Bhushan, decides to compete in 'Aao Guess Kare", and dramatically not only wins Rs.25 Lakhs, but also a 3-day luxury cruise. Attracted to his h...

The Painting-2001 6

The Painting-2001

A black man is opposed to his sister's falling in love with a white man.::Anonymous...

Soul Food-1997 7

Soul Food-1997

Matriarch Mama Joe has held her family together for 40 years around a Sunday dinner of soul food. When diabetes hospitalizes her, the dinners stop and tensions among her three daughters start to break the family apart. T...

Trading Places-1983 7.5

Trading Places-1983

Louis Winthorpe is a businessman who works for commodities brokerage firm of Duke and Duke owned by the brothers Mortimer and Randolph Duke. Now they bicker over the most trivial of matters and what they are bickering ab...

Barsaat-1995 5.3

Barsaat-1995

Badal comes from a rural village to take an enrollment into a college in the city. He meets his fellow collegian, Tina Oberoi and both gets acquainted with each other and after a few misgivings both fall in love with eac...

Sahara-2017 5.5

Sahara-2017

Two clans of snakes cohabit in the desert. Beautiful green serpents that live under the shelter of an oasis, protected and venerated by men and venomous snakes that survive in the sand, dust and heat, hunted and killed b...

21 Up-1977 8.2

21 Up-1977

Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years....

Hidden in America-1996 6.7

Hidden in America-1996

Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job t...

AWOL-2016 5.5

AWOL-2016

A young woman named Joey has a bright future ahead of her just as long as she can get out of the dead end town that she's in. So just as she's about to make her decision to leave she meets and falls in love with Rayna a ...

Sister My Sister-1994 6.6

Sister My Sister-1994

This all-woman production is set in provincial France in the early 1930's. Two young, country sisters enter domestic service in the bourgeois household of a penurious widow and her homely daughter. Neither pair speaks to...

Wuthering Heights-1992 6.8

Wuthering Heights-1992

Heathcliff is Cathy Earnshaw's foster brother; more than that, he is her other half. When forces within and without tear them apart, Heathcliff wreaks vengeance on those he holds responsible, even into a second generatio...

The Servant-1963 7.9

The Servant-1963

The aristocratic Tony (James Fox) moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett (Sir Dirk Bogarde) for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee, but Tony's girlfriend Susan (Wendy Cra...

The Exterminating Angel-1962 8.2

The Exterminating Angel-1962

After a lavish dinner party, the guests find themselves mysteriously unable to leave the room... and over the next few days all the elaborate pretenses and facades that they've built up by virtue of their position in soc...

Vanity Fair-2004 6.2

Vanity Fair-2004

The British Empire flowers; exotic India colors English imaginations. Becky Sharp, the orphaned daughter of a painter and a singer, leaves a home for girls to be a governess, armed with a keen wit, good looks, fluent Fre...

Up the Junction-1968 6.9

Up the Junction-1968

Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea. She gets a flat and sta...

My Fair Lady-1964 7.8

My Fair Lady-1964

Pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society. His subject t...

Breaking Away-1979 7.7

Breaking Away-1979

Best friends Dave, Mike, Cyril and Moocher have just graduated from high school. Living in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, they are considered "cutters": the working class of the town so named since most of the...

The Go-Between-1971 7.3

The Go-Between-1971

Summer 1900: Queen Victoria's last, and the summer Leo turns thirteen. He's the guest of Marcus, a wealthy classmate, at a grand house in rural Norfolk. Leo is befriended by Marian, Marcus' twenty-something sister, a bea...

Kingsman: The Secret Service-2014 7.7

Kingsman: The Secret Service-2014

A young man named Eggsy, whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. H...

In Time-2011 6.7

In Time-2011

Welcome to a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there's a catch: you're genetically-engineered to live only one more year, unless you can buy your way out of it. The rich "earn" ...

Caught-1949 7

Caught-1949

It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband - he is power mad and insane! S...

Crash-2004 7.8

Crash-2004

Over a thirty-six hour period in Los Angeles, a handful of disparate people's lives intertwine as they deal with the tense race relations that belie life in the city. Among the players are: the Caucasian district attorne...

Metropolis-1927 8.3

Metropolis-1927

Sometime in the future, the city of Metropolis is home to a Utopian society where its wealthy residents live a carefree life. One of those is Freder Fredersen. One day, he spots a beautiful woman with a group of children...

Pretty in Pink-1986 6.8

Pretty in Pink-1986

Teenager Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy at school, Blane. He's one of t...

Frisco Kid-1935 6.2

Frisco Kid-1935

Bat Morgan is nearly shanghaied on his way to the gold fields of California. Instead he kills Shanghai Duck and becomes a hero in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. He winds up the rich owner of a saloon and gambling hall an...

Under the Cherry Moon-1986 5.1

Under the Cherry Moon-1986

Two cousins from Miami are in the Mediterranean, enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50,000,000 from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Trac...

The Purge-2013 5.7

The Purge-2013

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity-including murder-becomes legal. The police can't be called. Hospitals ...

Bleeding Heart-2015 5

Bleeding Heart-2015

A yoga instructor looks to protect her sex-worker sister from her deadbeat boyfriend.::Anonymous...

The Remains of the Day-1993 7.8

The Remains of the Day-1993

Rule bound head butler Stevens' (Sir Anthony Hopkins') world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of housekeeper Miss Kenton (Dame Emma Thompson), who falls in love with him in pr...

An Inspector Calls-1954 7.5

An Inspector Calls-1954

Set in 1912, an upper crust English family's dinner is interrupted when a police inspector brings news of a girl known to everyone present having died in suspicious circumstances. It seems each member of the family could...

Moon Warriors-1992 6.5

Moon Warriors-1992

A simple fisherman helps a fugitive King in a fight, and offers him refuge in a hideout near his fishing village. When the King's group is attacked by his usurper brother, the fisherman is sent to find the King's betroth...

The Magnificent Ambersons-1942 7.7

The Magnificent Ambersons-1942

The young, handsome, but somewhat wild Eugene Morgan wants to marry Isabel Amberson, daughter of a rich upper-class family, but she instead marries dull and steady Wilbur Minafer. Their only child, George, grows up a spo...