Tag: illness

The Last Tycoon (1976) 6.3

The Last Tycoon (1976)

Young film producer, Monroe Stahr, is a rising star in 1930's Hollywood due to his ability to get anything he envisions done even if it means breaking a few rules. The latest film he's working on stars two popular actors...

The Red Pony (1949) 6.3

The Red Pony (1949)

In the coast range mountains on the western edge of the Salinas Valley is a ranch where Tom, a lad of about ten, longs for a pony. He lives with his mom, who was born there, her dad, a talkative pioneer who misses the ol...

Return of the Hero (2018) 6.4

Return of the Hero (2018)

1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears....

Below Sea Level (2008) 7.4

Below Sea Level (2008)

During a five year period an Italian filmmaker documents the world of down-on-their-luck individuals who live in a Californian desert trying to get by one day at a time. None of them has more than a vehicle, a dog and so...

It’s Only the End of the World (2016) 6.9

It’s Only the End of the World (2016)

After 12 years of absence, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a writer, goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewrites the course of the afternoon, fits and feuds unf...

Awoken (2019) 5.2

Awoken (2019)

A young medical student attempts to cure her brother from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to help him, a more sinister reason for his con...

Two Days, One Night (2014) 7.3

Two Days, One Night (2014)

Sandra Bya, married with two children, has been off work from her job at Solwal on medical leave for depression. During her absence from work, her boss, M. Dumont, on the suggestion of her immediate supervisor, the shop ...

Flowers (2010) 6.7

Flowers (2010)

A story of six women from three different generations. In the 1930s, Rin is worried about her arranged marriage that her parents set up. Rin has three daughters: Kaoru - who tragically loses her husband in a car accident...

Happy Hour-2003 6.4

Happy Hour-2003

Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynic...

Unrest-2017 7.7

Unrest-2017

When Harvard PhD student Jennifer Brea is struck down at 28 by a fever that leaves her bedridden, doctors tell her it's "all in her head." Determined to live, she turns her camera on herself and her community, a hidden w...

Sweet November-2001 6.7

Sweet November-2001

The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever. Nelson is an avid advertiser living in San Francisco. One day, during a driving test, he meets Sara, a beautiful but seemin...

In Search of Fellini-2017 6.2

In Search of Fellini-2017

A shy small-town Ohio girl who loves movies but dislikes reality, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of Federico Fellini, and sets off on a strange, beautiful journey across Italy to find him....

Lourdes-2019 6.5

Lourdes-2019

The rock of the Grotto of Lourdes is caressed by tens of millions of people who left there the imprint of their dreams, their expectations, their hopes and their sentences. In Lourdes converge all the fragility's, all th...

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving-2008 6.6

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving-2008

Inspired by a short story. Isabella Caldwell is a high-society woman in late-1800's New York. When Isabella's estranged daughter Mary becomes ill and is too proud to ask her mother for assistance, Mary's daughter Tilly c...

The Blind Christ-2016 5.9

The Blind Christ-2016

Michael is an inhabitant of a remote village in the Chilean desert. But not any inhabitant. He is Christ....

Late Spring-2014 6.6

Late Spring-2014

In the 1960's in post war Korea, the government decides to dispatch troops to Vietnam in an attempt to rebuild the country's devastated economy. Joo Goo, a genius sculptor and renowned figure in the art scene of the day,...

Nannaku Prematho-2016 7.6

Nannaku Prematho-2016

Abhi (Jr NTR) takes up a mission to bring down multi-billionaire Krishna Murthy (Jagapathi Babu) to ground zero as he cheated his father Prasad (Rajendra Prasad). Abhi's father wants to take revenge on Krishna Murthy bef...

Follow Me, Boys!-1966 7.2

Follow Me, Boys!-1966

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmas...

Sorry, Wrong Number-1948 7.4

Sorry, Wrong Number-1948

Leona Stevenson is sick and confined to her bed. One night, whilst waiting for her husband to return home, she picks up the phone and accidentally overhears a conversation between two men planning a murder. She becomes i...

The Savages-2007 7.1

The Savages-2007

Jon and Wendy Savage are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from the abuse of their abusive father, Lenny Savage. Suddenly, a call comes in that his girlfriend has died, he cannot care for hi...

Fireworks-1997 7.8

Fireworks-1997

Nishi is a cop whose wife is slowly dying of leukemia. One of his partners gets shot on the job, which results in him being confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life and becoming suicidal. Nishi, feeling guilty o...

Once Upon a Forest-1993 6.5

Once Upon a Forest-1993

This animated wildlife film provides an environmental friendly message that humans are a malicious, careless breed. Three cherubic little animals have to rescue their friend who has been overcome by poisonous gas....

Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!-2017 5.9

Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!-2017

Morgan Spurlock reignites his battle with the food industry - this time from behind the register - as he opens his own fast food restaurant....

Mr. Skeffington-1944 7.7

Mr. Skeffington-1944

It's 1914 in New York City. Adult brother and sister Trippy Trellis and Fanny Trellis, whose parents are now deceased, were once wealthy, but Trippy squandered away the family fortune, about which no one knows except the...

Little Buddha-1993 6.1

Little Buddha-1993

Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class Indian girl. Together, they journey ...

The Glass Castle-2017 7.2

The Glass Castle-2017

A young woman reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents, which sometimes resulted in the family living in poverty. Now married to a man who works in finance in New York, s...

Safe-1995 7.2

Safe-1995

"Safe" has been described as a horror movie of the soul, a description that director Todd Haynes relishes. California housewife Carol White seems to have it all in life: a wealthy husband, a beautiful house, servants, be...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952 6.2

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952

As writer Harry Street lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing. Through his delirium he recalls his one true love Cynthia Gree...

The Silence-1963 7.9

The Silence-1963

"The Silence" is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one -- even though she is very ill -- would like to make a hum...

Milius-2013 7.5

Milius-2013

A look at the life of filmmaker John Milius.::dreamian...

Mudbound-2017 7.4

Mudbound-2017

In the aftermath of WWII, somewhere in the muddy Mississippi Delta, two families--one black, the Jacksons, and the other white, the McAllans--are forced to share the same patch of land, keeping a frail race-based peace w...

The Ashram-2018 5.2

The Ashram-2018

After receiving a cryptic message, American skeptic Jamie travels to the Indian Himalayas to pick up on the trail of his missing girlfriend. There, he discovers a secretive community led by a guru with strange powers who...

Breathe-2017 7.1

Breathe-2017

When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana's twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor T...

Hell and Back Again-2011 6.5

Hell and Back Again-2011

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and intimacy no previous film about the c...

The Delinquent Season-2018 6.3

The Delinquent Season-2018

Two couples (played by Andrew Scott, Cillian Murphy, Eva Birthistle and Catherine Walker) appear to live in marital bliss until cracks begin to appear in both seemingly steady marriages. The film asks the question 'How w...

Retina-2017 5.6

Retina-2017

A young woman participates in a medical study. After a series of nightmares and unusual side effects, the line between dreams and reality is blurred. She finds herself on the run from those involved, desperate to uncover...

The Big Sick-2017 7.6

The Big Sick-2017

Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), in the middle of becoming a budding stand-up comedian, meets Emily (Zoe Kazan). Meanwhile, a sudden illness sets in forcing Emily to be put into a medically-induced coma. Kumail must navigate be...

Ocean Heaven-2010 7.6

Ocean Heaven-2010

The story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute...

It! The Terror from Beyond Space-1958 6.1

It! The Terror from Beyond Space-1958

In 1973, the first manned expedition to Mars is marooned; by the time a rescue mission arrives, there is only one survivor: the leader, Col. Edward Carruthers, who appears to have murdered the others! According to Carrut...

The People vs. Larry Flynt-1996 7.3

The People vs. Larry Flynt-1996

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his porn magazine and how it changes into a battle to protec...