The love story of an abused English girl and a Chinese Buddhist in a time when London was a brutal and harsh place to live.
Providing an image of the daily life of ordinary Shanghai people, the story is carried out over two periods: from the 1960s to the mid-1970s, the end of the Cultural Revolution; and from the 1980s to the start of the 21st century.
Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home for foundlings and orphans and begins to place children in good homes, despite the opposition of "conservative" citizens, who would condemn illegitimate children for being born out of wedlock. Eventually Edna leads a fight in the Texas legislature to remove the stigma of illegitimacy from birth records in that state, while continuing to be an advocate for homeless children.
A surreal short film crafted out of extra footage from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love and set to Jon Brion's "Here We Go."
Violet is a chemist who is carrying on the legacy of her Belgian family's perfume company by recreating her late father's secret formula.
Spring Blossoms is a parable about the Chinese youth culture and what's important to the younger generation when it comes to romance. It starred a new wave of seventies, Shaw's beauties, Lily Li, Shu Pei-pei and Essie Lin-chia as single women looking for love. It's a triple-decker romantic bus ride on a road to nowhere speeding toward a low bridge. Only Lily Li became successful via her martial-arts abilities, so awesomely featured in Jackie Chan's The Young Master.
Doctor Janez, a somewhat elderly lawyer, tired of urban life, pays a few week's visit to his relative Presecnik, a well-off farmer living in highland village. Farm life holds a great attraction for him, particularly because a deep and secret love develops between himself and Presecnik's daughter Meta. After a few serene and cheerful days spent on the farm, filled with pleasant labor and walks together with Meta in the unspoilt surroundings, he has to return to Ljubljana to resume his office work. But he cannot forget Meta and he makes his mind to buy a property not far from the Presecnik home and and to become a farmer. He does indeed buy a farm and sets out again to the Presecnik home to ask Meta to be his wife.
A Terrytoons cartoon released 10 August 1934.
About two men. Lovers, but not in love. Heroes of three episodes in different times and places. In 1978 southern California they escape the city to go and enjoy themselves in a motel; in contemporary L.A they put up a play in a gentrifying neighborhood in the eastern part of town; and in the third episode, filmed in late 2014, taking place in an undefined place, they are victims of a terror attack on a nightclub.
Adapted from the famous O. Henry story, “The Last Leaf” and set within Vincent van Gogh’s most stunning paintings, Almond Blossoms is a magical reminder of the power of art. When young Marguerite Gachet’s mother falls ill with pneumonia, Vincent helps her weather the storm by introducing her to art and hope.
A Chinese missionary comes to England. He helps a young girl ill-treated by her father. A remake of D. W. Griffith's "Masterpiece".
Documentary about the US internment of its citizens during World War II and its affect on members of the Japanese American flower growing community in Richmond, California.
War drama about army nurses.
Luis is attempting suicide from the top level of a construction building when he is interrupted by Don Ramón who also wants to kill himself. The two men engage into a conversation about life, love and family while sharing a song: "De jazmín en flor".
Work life for Shunsuke Osaki has been success after success, but at some point his family began to slip by the wayside. As his elderly father begins to show signs of dementia, Shunsuke takes the family on a trip in a desperate attempt to pull them together before it is too late.
Set against the backdrop of an imperial victory in the civil war leading up to the Meiji Restoration, Fallen Blossoms tells the story of the sorrows of women in a geisha house in Kyoto by recounting the relationships of its inhabitants.
Do-hwa was born with both blessing and curse of the peach tree in the village. She masters the value of 'Yin and Yang' at the age of three and amazes neighbors with special senses as she grows up. She is told by Dang-gol, the village's shaman to have super power regarding sex and soon brings disaster to the village by having contact with virgin men. She struggles and survives her fate through turbulent corners of life beyond her control.
After having served a prison sentence Oman is released only to find that her sister is in the clutches of a group of Yakuza lowlifes. Once again Oman has to take action.
In this short, with the sound effects and voices of the Warner Bros animation shorts, but with black and white footage of monkeys and other animals, we see a struggle between two boy monkeys and the girl they love.
Love Blossoms was the sixth long-running drama produced by Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8. Part 1 was aired from 28 May 2008 to 15 August 2008. Part 1 consisted of 58 episodes. Part 2, consisting of 55 episodes, aired from 2 December 2008 to 9 February 2009.
Ohana is sent off to live with her grandmother, who owns the hot spring inn. Upon arriving, she is put to work at the inn. Thrust into a life where the customers always come first, she struggles to find her place and fit in with her fellow coworkers.
Love Blossoms II is the second part of the fifth long-running Chinese drama produced by Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp Channel 8. Part 1 was aired from 28 May 2008 to 15 August 2008, while Part 2 made its debut on 2 December 2008 and ended its run on 9 February 2009. Part 1 consisted of 58 episodes, while Part 2 had 55 episodes. From 2 January 2009, 2 episodes were aired in a 2 hour slot on Fridays from 1900 hours to 2100 hours.
Three hundred years ago, Bai Qian stood on the Zhu Xian Terrace, turned around and jumped off without regret. Ye Hua stood by the bronze mirror to witness with his own eyes her death. Three hundred years later, in the East Sea Dragon Palace, the two meet unexpectedly. Another lifetime another world, after suffering betrayal Bai Qian no longer feels anything, yet she can't seem to comprehend Ye Hua's actions. Three lives three worlds, her and him, are they fated to love again?