DRAMA: Manon Des Sources, 1986 Director: Claude Berri A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her her father's land caused his death years earlier.
One of the most controversial films in the history of Indian cinema. A super hit overseas as it told the tale of lesbian love in the heart of middle class India. Nandita Das and Shabana Azmi share a controversial kissing scene in the film.
Cinema Paradiso by Guiseppe Tornatore **** A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Directed by Ang Lee. With Sihung Lung, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-Lien Wu, Kuei-Mei Yang. A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.
The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from th