Rated PG13 For for thematic material. Lu yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husbands return. A stranger alone in the heart of his broken family, Lu yanshi determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken his wifes memory.
Rated PG13 Time Out of Mind, from Academy Award nominated writer/director Oren Moverman, is a haunting look at life on the streets immersing viewers in one mans daily quest to survive. Richard Gere delivers a soul-baring performance as George, a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion.
Actors: Regina Cas, Antonio Abujamra, Helena Albergaria
Rated R Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo, is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Vals estranged daughter Jessica suddenly shows up the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. Jessica is smart, confident, and ambitious, and refuses to accept the upstairs/downstairs dynamic, testing relationships and loyalties and forcing everyone to reconsider what family really means.