Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.
The autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation.
A terminally ill girl, who dreams of going to Finland to see the northern lights, falls in love
Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having fabricated a wife and three children, Julian readily accepts when his devoted nurse, Stephanie, who has secretly loved Julian for years, offers to act as his wife and demand a divorce.
Naoko Tasaka's sphinx-like Flower unfolds like a children's story before it plumbs the depths of both a physical and metaphorical surface, as straightforward narration gives way to sublimated abstraction. Employing a number of multi-format techniques, Flower displays a compelling, duelling impulse that hovers between a grid and a waterfall.
A short film by Kuri Youji. A man plants a flower and waits for it to bear fruit...
The movers and shakers in Singapore get involved in behind-the-scenes political and business activities, romantic entanglements, and murder. Nicol Williamson plays the wealthiest man in Southeast Asia. Barbara Hershey is his married antagonistic daughter who starts an affair with an ambitious American banker (Bruce Boxleitner) and who also seems to have the attention of her father.
A granny, who was once a beautiful young girl, is now an old lady. Her final days are here. She wants to relive the most beautiful moment of her life.
Almost 10 years in production, 14 hours of film. In six stories, Llinas uses the same four actresses in various ways.
Shizuka is the aristocratic wife of the president of a large company. When she wants to divorce her domineering husband, he orders his employee Yoshi, the son of an adult toy store owner, to train his wife to become sexually submissive. Yoshi has been rendered impotent due to a childhood trauma resulting from his killing a black American soldier who had been having sexual relations with his mother. During the course of his training of the masochist Shizuka, Yoshi recovers from his affliction.
On the same day, in the same accident, Wei loses his pregnant wife and Ming her fiancé. In Buddhism, one is given 100 days to mourn for the dead. Like two mice lost in a labyrinth, Wei runs around in circles while Ming calmly creeps down a determined path. But the pain and sorrow linger on. With the 100th day approaching, they wonder if they'll ever be able to say goodbye.
Nigerian comedy about a young woman who wants to get married, but her boyfriend is only interested in furthering his career, so she seeks help to get him to tie the knot.
Liana is a newly transferred teacher, who is finding the transition a lonely one, until someone mysteriously starts sending her a flower every day. There's only one way to catch the secret admirer, red handed.
The wealthy president of a company has built up an unpayable debt to a local crime lord, and to escape punishment he sells his famous dancer wife to the lecherous old man figuring a 90 year old can’t do too much bad with her. Perhaps not, but others can while he watches. She’s put on stage in an underground BDSM sex show and begins a spiraling decent from strongly independent woman to submissive sex slave
Misaki Amemiya is an assistant inspector for the Metropolitan Police Department's Community Safety Bureau who becomes ensnared in a trap while investigating a mysterious illegal video website called "Babylon". Soon, she's bound and tortured along with Shizuko and an oversexed housewife named Ruri.
A little flower film by Gaston Velle.
Angelu de Leon is a girl in search for what she has lost and afraid to lose what she has found on January 29. She is an orphan longing to be reunited with her sisters Vina Morales, Anna Roces and Donna Cruz in “Kadenang Bulaklak”. In “Ang Lahat ng Ito’y Para Sa ‘Yo”, she is a wealthy woman who tries to hold on to the love she shares with Bobby Andrews, despite their contrasting social backgrounds.
In a South of Italy full of beauty and hidden dangers, two adolescents, abused and damaged by life, Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start
The film is in three parts. The first introduces three women who are separately suffering from their own psychological injuries. In the second part, the three women encounter each other and other people as they are each on a journey to an island reputed to have healing powers. The last third of the film deals with the characters on a boat headed to the island.
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Cruel Palace - War of Flowers is a 2013 South Korean historical television series starring Kim Hyun-joo, Lee Deok-hwa, Song Seon-mi, Jung Sung-mo, Jung Sung-woon, Kim Joo-young, Go Won-hee, and Jun Tae-soo. It aired on jTBC from March 23 to September 8, 2013 on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:45 for 50 episodes.