Based on a true story, this is the tale of Josephine Monaghan, a young woman of the mid nineteenth century who is thrown out of her parents’ home after being seduced by the family’s portrait photographer and giving birth to his child. Josephine quickly learns that young, female, pretty, and alone are a bad combination for life in the wild west. In her desperation to survive, Josephine disguises herself as “Jo”, a young man, and struggles to make a life for herself in a dingy frontier mining town. Can “Little Jo” live and love without revealing his secret?
A rookie policeman is sent to the Police Dog Training School with a a half-wild German Sehpherd. They become a successful team and later capture an arson gang together,
After becoming involved with the ex-fiancée of a business acquaintance, lawyer Federico Fendi becomes consumed with suspicion that his new wife Carla may be moonlighting as a high-class prostitute. His attempts to entrap her lead to disaster.
An “imaginative biography” of Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago who was killed in the line of fire during an assassination attempt on President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt in Miami on February 15, 1933.
Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who’s attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
SKIN DEEP is about the events which follow the arrival of a city masseuse hoping to start a new life in Carlton, an apparently sleepy and conventional country town. Her arrival is instigated by progressive-minded businessmen who are raising funds to invent a new image for the town, aimed at boosting a declining local economy. But conflicts and tensions arise amongst the local people.
This downbeat three-part drama tells a trio of stories that focus on different aspects of America’s reaction to the war in the Persian Gulf. Fernanda Hussein is a Hispanic woman whose husband abandoned her and their children and returned to Egypt, where he was born. In the second chapter, Carlos is a soldier who returns home as a hero after serving in the Middle East. But after spending months cleaning up the bloody damage American air strikes inflicted upon the people of Kuwait, Carlos has a hard time feeling heroic about the aftermath of the war. And finally, tensions mount among the members of a wealthy New Mexico family, as teenage Raphael speaks out against the war, to the great consternation of his parents and siblings.
A Member of Parliament, who had been reportedly killed in action during World War II, unexpectedly returns to his family, only to find that his wife has been persuaded to take his seat in the House of Commons.