Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Set in the early 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate ... See full summary »
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
In 1913 Connie Reid marries wealthy Nottingham colliery owner Sir Clifford Chatterley but he returns from the Great War disabled and in a wheelchair. Connie is loyal but begins to feel ... See full summary »
New York City, in the heart of summer: a heat wave transforms the city into a tropical zone. Ten characters are drawn, one after the other, into a ring of love and desire, each one caught beyond his or her control in a chain reaction of seduction, impulses and self-discovery. Written by
And I got to see Jennifer Tilly do a great role here in 30 Beats!
Ten people, ten little stories. Summer in New York City, people are hot and horny! Each character is linked to another in some way ... and each one is seeking sexual satisfaction.
That's the story, these ten people can only find satisfaction in one but that one doesn't necessarily find satisfaction in the person who finds satisfaction in that person. (Does that make sense?) So the unsatisfied partner seeks another to fulfill their need. Some of the scenes are quiet and tender, others a bit kinky, but at movies conclusion each one found their partner.
Alexis Lloyd has given us a peep into the private world one never, or seldom bothers to consider. I found the entire story captivating and entertaining.
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