An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.
Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival at a time when Ukraine was forced to adjust to the horrifying territorial ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union.
Bitter Melon is a "home for the holidays" dark comedy where a Filipino-American family plots to kill an abusive member.
An experimental documentary that explores Saudi Arabia's relationship with the U.S. and the role this has played in the war in Afghanistan.
A celebrity chef exacts revenge on a food blogger who torpedoes his career.
Thirtysomething Chinese-born Lina borrows money to move to Paris to save up money to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams, leaving behind her husband and son in Dong Bei province. But once in Europe, nothing goes as planned, and she is forced into a line of work she never would have imagined. When her flighty sister-in-law shows up on her doorstep, Lina becomes inevitably tangled in her own web of lies.
A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they find there is little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations. Xiao Min, Ling Ling and Lao Yeh are some of the characters of this bitter chronicle of today China.
The Documentary takes an unconventional journey through the life of one of America's most original comedic voices. Eddie Pepitone, "The Bitter Buddha", is looked at in this portrait of creativity, enlightenment and rage.
American businessman Brian Chandler has a perfect life with a great job and beautiful fiancée. When his boss, renegade coffee mogul Calvert Jenkins sends him to Thailand to inspect a crop for purchase, Brian meets Ticha, a beautiful Bangkok executive who has long-since given up on the prospects of finding love.
A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?
In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They are married. In Vienna, they struggle to make a living by making music. Carl writes an operetta and tries to get it produced. They are helped along by Viennese Baron, but his intentions are not honorable. He kills Carl in a sword fight. A big producer does put on the operetta, with Sari in the lead -- but without her husband, it is a bittersweet victory.
A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned
Travis has just buried his father, when Kelly, an attractive hitchhiker walks into his life. At the same time, another attractive blonde, Jolene, starts taking an interest in Travis. Both women are secretly after something.
Annie marries Jack Westford, a cop when they met. Six years later Jack is now working as a security guard in a bank and feels that he was unfairly fired from the force. He also appears to be no longer interested in Annie and has an affair with another bank employee. Among his duties is delivering old money for disposal. He comes up with a plan to steal the money and run away. Part of his plan is to fake his death and frame Annie. While the police suspect that she killed Jack and knows where the money is, there's also an insurance investigator on her back.
A young couple in love prepares to marry, but--contrary to the popular stereotype--the woman develops a classic case of "cold feet" and seeks the advice of an older man. In no position to offer solid counsel since his own marriage is failing, he instead allows her to seduce him.
Despite her short skirt and bobbed hair, Myrtle’s no flapper—she’s a career girl with her eye on the prize. But over the course of an evening in the company of Jack, a bootlegger, she’s forced to ask herself what she really wants: a legitimate career, or success at any cost.
A poor builder tries, with the help of his wife, to raise his three children. When he gets killed in an accident at the construction site, his oldest son undertakes the responsibility of providing for the family, facing all difficulties.
To keep her job and home in London, an immigrant single mother has to hide her daughter from her boss and landlord.
A rookie detective assigned to the Ginza Police Station finds himself partnered with his estranged father. Together with the rest of the team, they solve crimes as an old adversary plots to take revenge on father and son.
Bitter Harvest was a 1981 television docudrama about an accidental poisoning of cattle feed in the Midwest in the 1970s. Its plot is based on the 1973 Michigan PBB contamination incident.
Ghahve-ye Talkh is a historical comedy series directed by Mehran Modiri. Three episodes are released at a time on three VCD or one DVD, priced in Iran at 25000 rials. The first set of episodes were released on 23 Shahrivar 1389.
The story of reunited Dublin friends – Carmel, Gerry and Marie. Three very different worlds, three very different women - but everything in common. Upbeat and optimistic, BitterSweet celebrates their lives and loves. Everything’s looking rosy - until reality bites…
A Woman of Substance is a British/American television miniseries, produced in 1984. It is based on the 1979 book of the same name by the author Barbara Taylor Bradford.
This is a slap/kiss lakorn with love and revenge. The show starts off with Kin (played by Dome), the President of KTK Corporation marrying his long time girlfriend of 7 years. On their wedding night, the bride, Ganok left their bridal home to go retrieve a wedding present that she had forgotten at her previous resident for her newly wedded husband. Tawan (played by Janie) had just left the airport after finding out that her fiancé had been dating another woman for two years and is now breaking off their engagement. Moreover, they are expecting their first child. Tawan, hurt and heart-broken, walked home in the rain and while crossing the street was hit by a car driven by Ganok. Tawan was hospitalized. Ganok was later pronounced death. Kin was devastated that he had just lost the love of his life, newly married not even over night. Kin demanded to know who that person was that caused his wife's car accident. He later went to Tawan's hospital room and read the name on her ID tag. That name is now forever embedded in his mind and promised Ganok that he will seek revenge for her with the upmost satisfaction. And the story continues on....
The Women of Our Home is a South Korean television series starring Jung Eun-chae, Jay Kim, Yoon Ah-jung and Choi Min-sung. It aired on KBS1 from May 16, 2011 to November 4, 2011 on Mondays to Fridays at 20:25 for 125 episodes.
La Dolce Vita is a 2008 South Korean television series. A dark melodrama with a fragmented narrative and voice-overs highlighting the characters' state of mind, it was hailed as a daring portrayal of middle-aged romance and adultery with elements of mystery and noir.
The friendship, romance, and professional lives of single women living in a big city.