Titles You Haven't Rated (12)
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Metamorphosis is the story of traveling salesman Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find himself transformed in his bed to a giant, verminous, insect-like creature. (wikipedia)
Set in the beautiful Welsh valleys, it tells the story of a corrupt parish council embezzling EU money to pay for their decadent lifestyles instead of funding the cultural development of their town. They soon find themselves having to perform the unimaginable task of producing one of the great Shakespearean plays for the most important festival in the EU cultural calendar.
It's all in a day's work for high-flying literary agent Alexander: manuscripts to read, deals to be done, celebrity lunches. But first, there is an author to deal with whose latest book is just not up to scratch. (Netflix)
A Dutch, nominally Jewish man looks back on his life and wonders why, despite all the trappings of success, he feels like something has gone terribly wrong.
Wladyslaw Szpilman, a brilliant Polish pianist, a Jew, escapes deportation. Forced to live in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto, he shares the suffering, the humiliation and the struggles. He manages to escape and hides in the ruins of the capital. A German officer comes to his aid and helps him to survive. (Focus Features)
God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his job done. But humans have a will of their own... (imdb)
Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a great deal of money through taxing the merchants who have to pass through his country on the current route, sends his best spy, Fatima, to wreck the trip. (imdb)
A Little Princess (1986) - TV Mini-Series
Sara Crewe is the pampered darling of her father, an army colonel, and the Victorian London girls' school where he places her. But when her father dies, penniless, Sara becomes a skivvy in Miss Michin's school, befriended only by the scullery maid, Becky, her friends Ermengarde and Lottie, a little monkey, a lascar, and the mysterious man next door. (imdb)
A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches... (imdb)
Outside Edge (1982) - TV Movie
The local social cricket team are up to bat and sometimes it seems they are one batsman short of of an eleven. There are good secrets and not so good secrets that come to light during the course of the day. Roger is the ultimate captain rallying his troops whilst ignoring his greatest strength, Miriam, who makes the 'fantastic' teas with or without the 'non-compulsory' help. The days builds to a climax where it seems that everything must change forever. But will it?
A young girl is nearly raped by her soon-to-be Step-Father. She stabs him and is sent to a reform home. She meets a lesbian girl and plans her escape with her.
Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea. She gets a flat and starts working in a factory and makes some friends there. One of her friends is pregnant but abortion is illegal ... (TCM.com)