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1. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Writer: Gillian Flynn | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 521,406

2. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 302,983

3. I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror

6.3
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27 Metascore

A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead.

Writers: Adam Rockoff, Meir Zarchi | Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard, Daniel Franzese

Votes: 53,579

4. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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62 Metascore

A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Lauren Weisberger | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt

Votes: 272,241

5. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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41 Metascore

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a seductive woman could be involved.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 128,702

6. The Awakening (I) (2011)

R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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53 Metascore

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Writers: Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy | Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu

Votes: 43,515

7. Crazy Heart (2009)

R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.3
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83 Metascore

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

Writers: Scott Cooper, Thomas Cobb | Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, James Keane

Votes: 65,010

8. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

X | 101 min | Horror

5.7
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An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

Writer: Meir Zarchi | Director: Meir Zarchi | Stars: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols

Votes: 19,273

9. Letters to Juliet (2010)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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50 Metascore

Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet".

Writers: Jose Rivera, Tim Sullivan | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Gael García Bernal, Vanessa Redgrave, Marcia DeBonis

Votes: 70,586

10. Casanova (2005)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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57 Metascore

Heath Ledger plays the fabled romantic as a man who, after failing to win the affection of a particular Venetian woman, strives to discover the real meaning of love.

Writers: Jeffrey Hatcher, Kimberly Simi, Michael Cristofer | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt

Votes: 43,133

11. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Votes: 22,761

12. The Scandalous Lady W (2015 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, History

6.6
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An eighteenth century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley.

Writers: David Eldridge, Hallie Rubenhold | Director: Sheree Folkson | Stars: Natalie Dormer, Aneurin Barnard, Shaun Evans, Jessica Gunning

Votes: 950

13. Lucky Them (2013)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.0
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65 Metascore

A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

Writers: Huck Botko, Caroline Sherman, Emily Wachtel | Director: Megan Griffiths | Stars: Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Nina Arianda, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,898

14. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Writers: Joseph Kwong, Paula Mazur, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, Wendy Orr | Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

Votes: 27,369

15. Big Driver (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack.

Writers: Stephen King, Richard Christian Matheson | Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Maria Bello, Ann Dowd, Will Harris, Joan Jett

Votes: 3,015

16. I Can't Think Straight (2008)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Shamim Sarif, Kelly Moss | Director: Shamim Sarif | Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Antonia Frering, Dalip Tahil

Votes: 5,469

17. Human Nature (2001)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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56 Metascore

A woman is in love with a man in love with another woman, and all three have designs on a young man raised as an ape.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Tim Robbins, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Ken Magee

Votes: 15,259

18. Miss Potter (2006)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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57 Metascore

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Writer: Richard Maltby Jr. | Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 23,327

19. Me Myself I (1999)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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46 Metascore

Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and wonders what would've happened had she said yes to his proposal. A freak accident ... See full summary »

Writer: Pip Karmel | Director: Pip Karmel | Stars: Rachel Griffiths, David Roberts, Sandy Winton, Yael Stone

Votes: 2,357

20. Angel (2007)

113 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century.

Writers: Elizabeth Taylor, François Ozon, Martin Crimp | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romola Garai, Sam Neill, Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender

Votes: 4,324

21. Shadowlands (1993)

PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

Writer: William Nicholson | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby

Votes: 13,110

22. Intersection (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, and his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair.

Writers: David Rayfiel, Marshall Brickman, Paul Guimard, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Claude Sautet | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Landau

Votes: 5,894

23. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Malcolm Bradbury, Stella Gibbons | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry

Votes: 5,571

24. Closet Land (1991)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only ... See full summary »

Writer: Radha Bharadwaj | Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Alan Rickman

Votes: 2,095

25. Deadline (I) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.

Writer: Sean McConville | Director: Sean McConville | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Thora Birch, Tammy Blanchard, Marc Blucas

Votes: 4,306

26. Quantum Love (2014)

81 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.

Writer: Lisa Azuelos | Director: Lisa Azuelos | Stars: Sophie Marceau, François Cluzet, Lisa Azuelos, Alexandre Astier

Votes: 1,748

27. Violette (2013)

139 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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72 Metascore

Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Then begins an intense relationship between the ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Provost, Marc Abdelnour, René de Ceccatty | Director: Martin Provost | Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Gourmet, Catherine Hiegel

Votes: 1,158

28. Twenty Bucks (1993)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A story about the life of a twenty dollar bill as it weaves in and out of the various lives of several people.

Writers: Leslie Bohem, Endre Bohem | Director: Keva Rosenfeld | Stars: Linda Hunt, Brendan Fraser, Elisabeth Shue, David Rasche

Votes: 3,098

29. Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.

Writers: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, Drew Barrymore, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 2,299

30. The Flower of My Secret (1995)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

Leo Macias writes sentimental novels with great success but hidden under a pseudonym, Amanda Gris. She is unhappy with her professional life and with her husband, a soldier working in ... See full summary »

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Juan Echanove, Carme Elias, Rossy de Palma

Votes: 7,580

31. 'Til There Was You (1997)

PG-13 | 113 min | Romance, Comedy

4.7
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

Writer: Winnie Holzman | Director: Scott Winant | Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, John Plumpis, Janel Moloney

Votes: 2,315

32. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

3.9
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A mentally disturbed man, who roomed with the late Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum, inherits the legendary Bates Motel after the death of Norman and tries to fix it up to make it a respectable business.

Writer: Richard Rothstein | Director: Richard Rothstein | Stars: Bud Cort, Lori Petty, Moses Gunn, Gregg Henry

Votes: 649

33. Lying to Be Perfect (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An overweight magazine editor leads a double life as a sassy advice columnist at night. To keep her alter ego a secret she agrees to lose weight with two of her friends and embarks on a life changing journey.

Writers: Nancey Silvers, Sarah Strohmeyer | Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Adam Kaufman, Chelah Horsdal, Audrey Wasilewski

Votes: 1,573

34. Lightfields (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.2
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A tragic death in 1944 sends ghostly ripples down the years ensuring that the truth will eventually surface, whatever the cost.

Stars: Dakota Blue Richards, Alexander Aze, Michael Byrne, Antonia Clarke

Votes: 541

35. Deeply (2000)

101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.0
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A reclusive woman's unpublished story about a curse, told to a grieving girl, turns out to be something other than a fairy tale.

Writer: Sheri Elwood | Director: Sheri Elwood | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Lynn Redgrave, Julia Brendler, Trent Ford

Votes: 1,471

36. The Children of the Century (1999)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent author Alfred de Musset and her affinity for wearing men's clothing, was the content ... See full summary »

Writers: Murray Head, Diane Kurys, François-Olivier Rousseau | Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Stefano Dionisi, Robin Renucci

Votes: 1,407

37. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Writers: Barbara Branden, Howard Korder, Mary Gallagher | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

Votes: 1,250

38. Noise (II) (2007)

92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

A man who is being driven crazy by the noise in New York City decides to take vigilante action against it.

Writer: Henry Bean | Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Tim Robbins, William Hurt, Bridget Moynahan, Margarita Levieva

Votes: 3,835

39. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Writers: Elinor Glyn, Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton, George Marion Jr. | Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,135

40. Claire of the Moon (1992)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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Female authors gather at a small northern coastal retreat to work on their writing skills. A first-time guest who lives for the moment finds herself struggling with her sexuality after ... See full summary »

Writer: Nicole Conn | Director: Nicole Conn | Stars: Trisha Todd, Karen Trumbo, Faith McDevitt, Craig Damen

Votes: 805

41. American Dreamer (1984)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.8
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Frustrated housewife/writer Cathy Palmer ghostwrites a story about Rebecca Ryan, a dashing international spy, and wins a trip to Paris. While there, she is involved in an accident, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Biderman, David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf | Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne

Votes: 1,112

42. Scenes from a Mall (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.3
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On their 16th anniversary a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions.

Writers: Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Bette Midler, Woody Allen, Bill Irwin, Daren Firestone

Votes: 3,913

43. Roman de gare (2007)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.2
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71 Metascore

A popular novelist researches unlikely sources to find characters for her next bestseller.

Writers: Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven | Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Dominique Pinon, Audrey Dana, Michèle Bernier

Votes: 1,992

44. New Waterford Girl (1999)

97 min | Comedy

7.1
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72 Metascore

A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.

Writer: Tricia Fish | Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Liane Balaban, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Mary Walsh, Nicholas Campbell

Votes: 1,547

45. Le code a changé (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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59 Metascore

So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.

Writers: Christopher Thompson, Danièle Thompson | Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Karin Viard, Dany Boon, Marina Foïs, Patrick Bruel

Votes: 1,434

46. An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Shelley Evans, Louisa May Alcott | Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Helene Joy, Tatiana Maslany, Kristopher Turner

Votes: 393

47. Titoo MBA (2014)

111 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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Titoo is a man who considers himself an MBA (married but available).

Writer: Puja Ballutia | Director: Vats Amit | Stars: Nandini Singh, Nishant Dahiya, Pragya Jaiswal

Votes: 46

48. The Guys (2002)

PG | 84 min | Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.

Writers: Anne Nelson, Jim Simpson | Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, Irene Walsh, Jim Simpson

Votes: 1,121

49. Out for Blood (2004 Video)

R | 95 min | Horror, Action, Fantasy

3.9
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A police detective is investigating some mysterious disappearances and uncovers a horrible truth.

Writer: Richard Brandes | Director: Richard Brandes | Stars: Kevin Dillon, Vanessa Angel, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 1,128

50. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)

145 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Ayn Rand was born in 1905 in St. Petersberg, Russia. She escaped to America in 1926 amidst the rise of Soviet Communism. She remained in the United States for the rest of her life, where ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Paxton | Director: Michael Paxton | Stars: Sharon Gless, Michael S. Berliner, Harry Binswanger, Sylvia Bokor

Votes: 455