Gaby: A True Story is about a young woman — the child of rich European refugees living in Mexico — who was stricken with cerebral palsy at birth. Though her body is completely paralyzed, her mind is unaffected, and she is able to become a college graduate and an acclaimed author.
Period drama set in Montreal in 1925. Tells the story of a six-year-old boy, David, his grandfather, a horse called Ferdeleh and the comic-tragic ambitions of the boy’s father who wants to become a rich man.
Harvey and Gillian Fairchild face a very difficult weekend. Harvey, celebrating his 60th birthday, is stressed and depressed. Gillian is awaiting the results of a throat biopsy. Their lives are further complicated by their three grown children, a ditsy neighbor, a fortune teller, and an alcoholic priest.
Two sisters, Amanda, 11, and Laurel, 16, run away from their different foster parents, sleeping in model homes, or wherever they can. But when Laurel becomes pregnant, they find they can’t make it through this crisis on their own. With nowhere else to turn, they decide to kidnap Elaine, a clerk in a baby supply store. But Elaine seems to need Manny and Lo just as much as they need her.
Guy Montgomery is a male prostitute and on the run. Desperately trying to escape his tragic and sometimes violent past. After being drugged and abused by a famous actress and her husband, he awakens to a surge of pain and anger which erupts, stopping only with the death of the husband – or so he believes.
A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.
When a young cadet dies at his military school, his estranged father pays his respects. Traveling to the small California island academy. Steve Conway meets with obstacles and military red tape in the explanation as to how his son died. The three ex-Marine officers running the school and the cadets themselves put up stone walls of silence. The accidental death ruling in reality turns out to be a cover up for a hazing incident and the police are notified. Singers Jimmy Boyd and Conway Twitty are cast as contemporaries of the dead cadet.
In the decades preceding World War II, American diplomat Alex Hazen watches the rise of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler but does not use any of his ambassadorial powers to intervene. Instead, Hazen subscribes to the dominant policy of appeasement, believing the belligerent dictators will eventually soften. Although married, he is in love with journalist Cassie Bowwman — but her feelings about the threat posed by fascism differs severely from his.