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December 10, 2017 / Drama

In this gentle, non-melodramatic drama, an elderly, wealthy widow will not leave her apartment even after her building is slated to be converted into a dormitory by the university that purchased it. She refuses to leave because she is convinced that her son, who disappeared 27 years before after being expelled from the college, will comeback. The university lets her stay and she becomes the house “Nana” for the students that live there. When an ex-Marine moves in, the woman is sure that he is her grandson as he has the same name as her son.

December 10, 2017 / Foreign
December 10, 2017 / Adventure

In Jamaica, amid murder and deceit, a schooner skipper and a land developer search for the sunken ship containing proof regarding the identity of the true heirs of a legendary Jamaican estate.

December 8, 2017 / Adventure

Based on the Edna Ferber novel, this engrossing period piece covers the triumphs, tragedies, loves, and sorrows of a few generations of Alaskan settlers between the first World War and the granting of statehood in 1959. Zeb is a local despot whose tough personality dominates the region. He is openly bigoted against the Inuit, and his greedy nature has led him to reject the woman he really loves to marry another with plenty of money. Thor starts out as Zeb’s ally and friend, but due to their diametrically opposed natures, that friendship turns into an entrenched hatred.

December 8, 2017 / Foreign
December 8, 2017 / TV Movie

In this moving drama set near the turn-of-the-century, a New York orphan is placed aboard the notorious orphan train and sent to a Nebraska farm. The family who adopts him still grieves over the loss of their first son and at first tries to use the new boy as a replacement for him. But the young man wants to be loved and appreciated for being himself and a struggle ensues.

December 8, 2017 / Sci-Fi

A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn between his own wife and that of his dead colleague, who was a Nazi sympathizer.

December 8, 2017 / Western

After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women – one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a dress shop – he then has to make even more fundamental choices when, with the start of the Civil War, he becomes one of a small minority in a strongly Unionist town.