Tag: family-secret

The Red House (1947) 6.8

The Red House (1947)

Pete (Edward G. Robinson) and Ellen Morgan (Dame Judith Anderson) have reared Meg (Allene Roberts) as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath Storm (Lon Mc...

Beyond the Sea (2004) 6.7

Beyond the Sea (2004)

The life of crooner/actor Bobby Darin is presented as part fact, part fiction and much fantasy. It is framed around a biopic being filmed about and starring Darin as himself, with he being surrounded by many of his lifel...

Halloweentown (1998) (TV) 6.8

Halloweentown (1998) (TV)

Marnie, Dylan, and Sophie Piper have their first out of many adventures! On Halloween, while Marnie is arguing with her mother Gwen, the kids' grandmother Aggie comes to visit. Aggie wants to start Marnie's witch trainin...

House of Shadows (2013) 5.5

House of Shadows (2013)

A couple inherits their family's ancient Italian palazzo where sinister shadows from the past reappear.::Ripple World Pictures...

The Black Tent (1956) 5.3

The Black Tent (1956)

In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.::Anonymous...

The Covenant (2006) 5.3

The Covenant (2006)

Four best friends, young warlocks of the same coven who all share a same secret: a magic powers, suddenly have to protect themselves from a stranger-another warlock just like them who has come to town to destroy their co...

Ida-2013 7.4

Ida-2013

Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is a novice. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna about her Jewish roots. Both women start a journey...

The Hiding Place-2000 6.9

The Hiding Place-2000

A son visits his aging mother and sees tragic, intermittent signs of senility, but she pleads with him not to send her to a sanitarium.::Anonymous...

Margot at the Wedding-2007 6

Margot at the Wedding-2007

A slice of family life: sisters, husbands, children, history, secrets, jealousies. Margot and her teen son, Claude, travel from Manhattan to her family's Long Island home, occupied by sister Pauline, Pauline's daughter, ...

Volver-2006 7.6

Volver-2006

Raimunda, her daughter Paula and her sister Sole travel from Madrid to the windy and superstitious village of Alcanfor de las Infantas to visit the grave of their mother Irene, who died years ago in a fire with her husba...

The Maze-1953 5.9

The Maze-1953

A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he has suddenly aged. Some mysteri...

Everybody Knows-2018 7

Everybody Knows-2018

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open...

Bunny Lake Is Missing-1965 7.3

Bunny Lake Is Missing-1965

Ann Lake has recently settled in England with her daughter, Bunny. When she goes to retrieve her daughter after the girl's first day at school, no one has any record of Bunny having been registered. When even the police ...

Cry Wolf-1947 6.6

Cry Wolf-1947

Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while ...

The War Zone-1999 7.3

The War Zone-1999

Suddenly, the moody 15-year-old, Tom, and his 18-year-old sister, Jessie, find themselves relocated from the hustle and bustle of urban London to the sullen silence of wind-swept rural Devon, at a little but neat cottage...

Do You Know Me?-2009 4.8

Do You Know Me?-2009

Ellie Carter is recently graduated and has it all. While celebrating with friend and boyfriend, she comes across a milk carton with a picture of a missing child that looks a lot like her. As a prank, they call the toll f...

El Sur-1983 7.9

El Sur-1983

The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father....

If There Be Thorns-2015 5.8

If There Be Thorns-2015

It's the 1980s. Brother and sister Christopher Jr. and Cathy Dollanganger, a surgeon and ballet teacher respectively, are the product of an incestuous but loving relationship between their married parents, who were half-...

Horror on Snape Island-1972 5.5

Horror on Snape Island-1972

A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders......

Secrets & Lies-1996 8

Secrets & Lies-1996

Cynthia lives in London with her sullen street-sweeper daughter. Her brother has been successful with his photographer's business and now lives nearby in a more upmarket house. But Cynthia hasn't even been invited round ...

The Legend of Lucy Keyes-2006 4.7

The Legend of Lucy Keyes-2006

Guy Cooley moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy, to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. He was hired by the local Samantha Porter, w...

August: Osage County-2013 7.2

August: Osage County-2013

Violet Weston (Meryl Streep) has cancer and a propensity for pills and alcohol. She's a difficult woman to deal with and her husband has finally had enough. Violet's family gathers including middle daughter Ivy, youngest...

The Chamber-1996 6

The Chamber-1996

Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 ...

Tokyo Twilight-1957 8.2

Tokyo Twilight-1957

Two sisters live with their father. The younger sister is embroiled in an affair and becomes pregnant. The elder sister has run away from her husband and returned with her child to her parent's home. Both sisters are ast...

Red Riding Hood-2011 5.4

Red Riding Hood-2011

Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose ...