Niki Caro directed this romantic drama from New Zealand, adapted from Peter Wells' story, Of Memory & Desire, about the doomed affair of a Japanese couple on their honeymoon in New Zealand.... See full summary »
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States, Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.
Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Dark stories mostly, but not from beyond the grave
I watched Dark Stories: Tales from Beyond the Grave on DVD. It is not a feature length film, but a collection of short films. It could be called an anthology according to the dictionary definition, but is not a traditional anthology film. There is no linking story, and each short has its own titles and end credits. The main title is only on the box and the DVD menu; it is not part of the films.
It was rather deceptive of the distributor to market this as a horror anthology. It's really more of a collection of art films, some of which have some dark themes, but most of which are not best described as horror films. That said, they are pretty interesting. Followed by two other Dark Stories short film compilations that aren't entirely horror either.
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