Romance

Paradise

If only it could have been forever. After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, a sheik who wants Sarah for himself. However, the…

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Quartet

When her husband’s arrest leaves her penniless, a woman accepts an invitation to move in with a strange couple.

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My American Uncle

Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by corporate downsizing. Janine is a self-educated actress/stylist who learns that the wife of her lover…

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The Lady in Red

She’s made of bullets, sin & bathtub gin! A farm girl’s life turns upside down after being in the wrong place at the wrong time. She moves to Chicago and becomes trapped in a vicious cycle of prostitution and crime.

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Love on the Run

Antoine Doinel. He’s got four ladies … Nine lives … and Plenty of alibis! Antoine is now 30, working as a proofreader and getting divorced from his wife. It’s the first “no-fault” divorce in France and a media circus erupts, dredging up Antoine’s past. Indecisive about his new love with a store clerk, he impulsively…

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Lumiere

Sarah, an actress nearing her forties, has invited 3 friends to join her for a holiday in Provence. This is the prologue for what happened a year ago in Paris with a man Sarah had long considered a platonic friend. She had just finished a film, had also finished her relationship with the director and…

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The Story of Adele H

What kind of woman would wait her whole life for one man…? And what kind of man would deny her…? Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to…

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Ep. 78: Talking Walls

Welcome to #Febsessed, where we discuss the New World movies about obsession, and what better way to start than 1987’s TALKING WALLS! But is it a comedy? Is it a drama? Is it a love story? It is! Director Stephen Verona’s story about a guy filming other people getting it on while falling in love…

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Ep. 72: Sister, Sister – featuring Jason Kleeberg

Jason from the Force Five Podcast joins us as #Newoirvember continues with 1987’s SISTER, SISTER, the debut of director Bill Condon (GODS AND MONSTERS, CHICAGO). But is it noir? Southern noir? Or Southern Giallo? We debate that as we discuss how to be a good hotel guest (welcome new sponsor, Hilton!), the horniness of the …

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Ep. 59: Smokey Bites the Dust

With a title like SMOKEY BITES THE DUST, you would think the elevator pitch for the movie would go something like, “The sheriff of a small town will stop at nothing to catch a high school rebel that kidnaps his daughter” Or, “When his car is stolen, Dick Miller sets off to catch the perpetrator…

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