Tag: illness

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...

Miss Hokusai-2015 6.7

Miss Hokusai-2015

Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. O-Ei spends the bulk of her time assisting ...

Okko’s Inn-2018 7

Okko’s Inn-2018

After losing her parents in a car accident, Okko starts living in the countryside with her grandmother who runs a traditional Japanese inn. While she prepares to be the next owner of the inn, Okko can somehow see friendl...

A Shine of Rainbows-2009 7.1

A Shine of Rainbows-2009

Maire O'Donnell is a loving woman as rare as a double rainbow. Joyful, warm and caring, she adopts a young orphan named Tomas and whisks him off to a new home on remote Corrie Island, off the coast of Ireland. Maire shar...