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Bengali immigrant Sushila Sen lives in London with her son Manek who is musically gifted. She supports them both as a caterer of Indian food while Manek studies the piano with Madame Sousatzka who is a Russian immigrant. Madame Sousatzka, while highly talented, never succeeded as a pianist and thus lives through her students, particularly talented ones such as Manek. Manek is soon forced to choose between Madame Sousatzka and his mother who both compete for his attention... (wikipedia.org)
A Perfect Spy (1987) - TV Mini-Series
This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in his life. Rick was a raconteur, con man, thief, black marketer and all in all, simply larger than life... (imdb)
With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack... (imdb)
Tensions between Indians and the colonial British come to a boil when a white female tourist accuses a young Indian Doctor of rape during a visit to caverns. A study of colonial relations and the nature of memory. Based on E. M. Forster's novel. (imdb)
Cream in My Coffee (1980) - TV Movie
Past and present intertwine: An elderly couple returns to the hotel where they became close when they were young and flashbacks to the earlier visit reveal the origins of both their pleasures and problems. Somewhere between the past and the present, Dennis Potter attempted to find "the shape of a life, of two lives..." (imdb)
Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978) - TV Mini-Series
Series captures the unforgettable romance that develops between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she is already married and believed to have had previous affairs ruffles more than a few feathers. The scandal heats up when the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since divorced and become quite available. (amazon.com)
Collectors converge on a palace housing a long unseen art collection.
The Nazi wartime past of a prominent German industrialist is uncovered by a tabloid newspaper hungry for another exposé, and the investigation prompts a second look into the auto accident which killed the man's oldest son. (imdb)
Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as the mood takes him. (imdb)
Steve Howard, a British sales executive living in Manchester, England, begins an affair with a young hitchhiker, Elle Patterson, to emotionally get away from his marriage to his wife Francis. But when Elle moves into a room in Steve and Francis's house, he must keep the true nature of his relationship with Elle under wraps at all costs. (imdb)
A woman and the girl she insists is her long-lost daughter are caught in a web of insanity and deception in this powerful psychological thriller.
The Cherry Orchard (1962) - TV Movie
Madame Lyubov Andreyevna Ranevsky (Peggy Ashcroft) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding herself and her family, while the beautiful cherry trees are being axed down by the re-possessor Yermolai Alexeyevich Lopahin (George Murcell), her former serf, who has his own agenda. (imdb)
Gabrielle Van Der Mal gave up everything to become a nun. But her faith and her vows are forever being tested: first in the missionary Congo hospital where she assists the brilliant and handsome Dr. Fortunati and then at the mother house in France when World War II has broken out and the nuns are forbidden by the order to take sides. (imdb)
This rousing adventure film tells the true story of Cecil Rhodes, a diamond miner who helped found the South African colonies.