Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.
Six characters are drawn together by circumstances - an old man and a prostitute forging a partnership, a young scholar reconciling his past, two young women falling in love, and a mother putting the shattered pieces of her life back together.
An emotionally precise drama of a bedridden old woman. Her son is in jail and her daughter-in-law makes up stories about his life as a filmmaker in America, forging letters from him, which his mother believes as she awaits his return.
A famous Italian filmmaker, haunted by the memories of his first love, returns to his hometown after an absence of 30 years. Upon his return, he reconnects with the community and remembers the highlights and tragedies that shaped his life and inspired him to follow his dream of becoming a filmmaker. Includes Theatrical and Director's Cut versions of the film.
Seventeen year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of heights, she has never dared to enter the cockpit. At a summer aeronautical show, she meets Auste, a local girl of her age, who lives her life to the fullest. As the two girls become lovers, Sangaile finds Auste the only person to truly encourage her in flying.
Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janiero. With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this film brought the infectious bossa nova beat to the United States.
When Veronica's lover, Boris, goes to war, she moves in with Boris' family. His cousin seduces her and out of guilt she marrys him. Unhappy in her marriage and still in love with Boris she leaves her husband to wait for Boris to return. Later she learns Boris has been killed in the war.
Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other from Havana to New York to Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas. Bonus features include the U.S. trailer, the making of Chico & Rita, and audio commentary with Director Fernando Trueba.
A story about a "woman of a certain age" who gets caught up in a passionate whirlwind romance with a retired naval officer, whom she meets at a dance club for singles. But when she discovers the truth of their relationship, she takes matters into her own hands and sets forth the change of a lifetime.
Two Buenos Aires denizens find the architecture of the city and emerging technologies affecting their lives in a way neither ever dreamt possible in this romantic comedy that combines live action, animation, and graphic art to paint a vivid picture of life in a bustling city.
One couple, one year apart and two distant cities: Los Angeles and Barcelona. A love story about the challenges of a long distance relationship, and the role of technology in fighting to keep a romance alive.
In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Ann Akerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. Urbane Anna can't stand living in the rural country and grows increasingly restless. She returns to Uppsala and the couple's love and commitment are put to the test.