Set in 1970, during the Soccer World Cup and the parliamentary elections, this drama centers on two men who love soccer and, unfortunately, the same woman. This quirky trio will embark on an epic journey through the Pennines.
Category: TV Movie
Based on a true story, A House Divided: Denmark Vesey’s Rebellion was filmed where it happened, in Charleston South Carolina. Yaphet Kotto plays Vesey, a former slave who has bought his freedom and is working as a carpenter. In 1822, Vessey organizes a slave rebellion in Charleston. Planning to hijack a ship and sail for Santo Domingo, he is fully aware that blood will be shed, but he and his followers are willing to die on their feet rather than live on their knees.
Haneke depicts the emotional story of an adulterous relationship between a journalist and a teacher. The film poignantly explores the difficult dynamics between people who love one another but still can’t keep from hurting one another. Variation has been described by its director as being closer to John Cassavetes than to Hollywood melodrama.
A day trip leads to nightmare as an elderly woman is found dead in suspicious circumstances, and the finger of blame points squarely at her respectable niece. Drama based on the true story of piano teacher Sheila Fowler, whose conviction for murder on the age-old grounds of greed led to a life sentence only overturned by years of tireless campaigning on the part of her friends.
While researching the work of author D.H. Lawrence, Kate begins a romance with a fellow academic, and learns about Lawrence’s love affair with the married aristocrat Frieda Von Richthofen in this made-for-television drama. As Lawrence and Von Richthofen fall deeper into their forbidden relationship, Kate grows more familiar with Lawrence’s work, such as the sensuous Lady Chatterly’s Lover.
A mother plays on the affections of old flames in a bid to raise the funds for her son’s badly needed eye operation. Life gets increasingly complicated as she collects the fees for the operation from would-be lovers queuing for her exclusive favours.
As the years go by, a woman finds herself trapped in her marriage, and asks for a divorce from her husband. Twelve years later, she discovers that her ex-husband is her best friend.
A young girl in search of spiritual enlightenment joins a religious cult, and becomes the focus of a struggle between her family and the group.