A couple take a vacation to a remote island - their last holiday together before they become parents. Soon after their arrival, they notice that no adults seem to be present - an observation that quickly presents a nightmarish reality.
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Callie Carpenter's mom must travel to England for work, and she decides that it would be best for her hard-to-handle daughter Callie to spend the summer at her aunt and uncles horse ranch, rather than travel abroad with her.
Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way to understand ... See full summary »
Frank John Hughes,
Four men out on a STAG NIGHT in New York prematurely exit an underground train after the soon-to-be-best-man begins to hassle two women. Trapped at a deserted station these six adults ... See full summary »
April (age 15) is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to find an answer that doesn't involve nudity, and falls in with a group of confused kids chasing their dreams. The black widow in the web is the sexy, pot-dealing Sally.
A Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and ... See full summary »
Harry Connick Jr.,
Filmed during the one of the coldest October's on record, but the actors had to dress as if it were in late August. The crew were dressed in heavy winter gear. Between takes the cast were wrapped in sleeping bags to stay warm. See more »
This powerful film has stayed with me for weeks, with its searing pain and wrecked, unforgettable beauty. As powerful as any war (or anti-war) story can be, it shows interior battle-fields. Memory is piled on memory - all mute - with tragic lack of healing, until desperation invades the soul and runs lives into heartbreak and ruin. The terrific cast is so deeply affecting because of the radiance within the main characters. The little girl is a wonder! Jerry and Max have a relationship which says more about current war than any overtly political statement.
Although the film is a long tour-de-force of emotion and drama, the bleakness of the circumstances is uplifted by a beautiful, dead-on score. Moments like long gazes at gorgeous skies, or exquisite background vocalises, drive home what could have been, and lift the film into an epic realm.
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