Audrey, a young French actress trying to make it in Hollywood meets, Tony, the chauffeur of a luxury car. She needs him to drive her around town and he is looking for a "boss" (meaning ... See full summary »
The story of an obsessive relationship between a young French woman and an older Bolivian man. Their unusual romance, like the country in which they live, is transforming, sometimes violent and difficult to understand.
A village that was once a magnet for tourists to go skin-diving has fallen on hard times, and so the mayor's son gets the idea to hire a bevy of beautiful women as diving instructors in order to lure back the tourists.
After a long journey, Lila, arrives home. She immediately finds herself experiencing three extremely intense moments. An encounter with an Iranian, a personal break-up and a confrontation with young Eurocrats with transform her life.
LAYLA: LIVE OR DIE is a drama based on the realities faced when immigrants come to America. This film showcases a young Middle Eastern woman's struggle to find acceptance and her place in America. Layla (Nazanine Mousavi), a Middle Eastern immigrant, arrives in America to marry her fiancé, but chooses freedom over a potentially abusive, arranged marriage. Bravely, completely on her own, she finds work as a nightclub dancer in a seedy part of town and is soon befriended by good cop (Peter Burke) and his not-so-good partner (Shawn Flanagan). Layla seeks a new world identity rather than accepting a prearranged role proscribed for her by her male-dominated homeland. Arriving in America, Layla must adapt to the gender roles currently evolving as America goes through a reshaping of roles. The tight cultural roles of a traditional society are played off against more open and confusing roles of American society. Layla, being caught in the middle, eventually seeks her own cultural identity. As...Written by
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