Jules and Jim (1962)
A HYMN TO LIFE AND LOVE
In the carefree days before World War I, introverted Austrian author Jules strikes up a friendship with the exuberant Frenchman Jim. Both men fall for the impulsive and beautiful Catherine, but it’s Jules who wins her hand. After the war, Jim visits Jules, Catherine and their daughter in their Austrian home and discovers not only that his feelings for Catherine are unchanged, but also that they’re reciprocated.
Days of Heaven (1978)
In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, creating at once a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.
Pretty in Pink (1986)
BLANE’S A PRETTY COOL GUY. ANDIE’S PRETTY IN PINK. AND DUCKY’S PRETTY CRAZY.
Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy
Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
LIFE HAS ITS WAYS OF TEACHING
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
LIFE IS THE ULTIMATE WORK OF ART
Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
The Favourite (2018)
England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen’s favourite.
HEARTBREAKER, THAT’S YOU.
Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends – until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas’ indeterminate affections, a conflict that climaxes when the trio visit the vacation home of Nicolas’ mother. The frothy comedy unfolds through narrative, fantasy sequences and confessional monologues.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
LUST…MURDER…DESSERT. BON APPETIT!
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband’s restaurant.
No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she’s not the only one in her family with a secret romance.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
The Departed (2006)
LIES. BETRAYAL. SACRIFICE. HOW FAR WILL YOU TAKE IT?
To take down South Boston’s Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there’s a mole among them.
LOVE. EXPULSION. REVOLUTION.
When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max’s new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.
Coming Home (1978)
The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance, but when her husband, Bob (Bruce Dern), returns unexpectedly, she must decide between staying with him and pursuing her new love.
Bull Durham (1988)
ROMANCE IS A LOT LIKE BASEBALL. IT’S NOT WHETHER YOU WIN OR LOSE. IT’S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME.
Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, “Nuke” Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie Savoy sets her sights on the two men.
A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge.
Out of Africa (1985)
Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
IT’S ABOUT FINDING THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE. AND DECIDING WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT.
When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O’Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael – and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
A SPIKE JONZE LOVE STORY
In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.
GET IN. GET OUT. GET AWAY
A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
EVER WANTED TO BE SOMEONE ELSE? NOW YOU CAN.
One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.
Brief Encounter (1945)
Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.
THEY HAD A DATE WITH FATE IN CASABLANCA!
In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
LUSTING AFTER SINFUL PLEASURES.
Sang-hyun, a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, Sang-hyun is torn between faith and bloodlust, and has a newfound desire for Tae-ju, the wife of his childhood friend.
The Dreamers (2003)
TOGETHER NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. TOGETHER NOTHING IS FORBIDDEN.
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the ’68 Paris student riots.
The Red Shoes (1948)
DANCE SHE DID, AND DANCE SHE MUST – BETWEEN HER TWO LOVES
In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.
The Immigrant (2013)
1921 New York. An immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Love in the Afternoon (1972)
The last of Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but has no intention of taking any action. One day, Chloe, who had been a mistress of an old friend, begins dropping by his office. They meet as friends, irregularly in the afternoons, till eventually Chloe decides to seduce Frederic, causing him a moral dilemma.
Down by Law (1986)
IT’S NOT WHERE YOU START – IT’S WHERE YOU START AGAIN.
A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.
The Graduate (1967)
THIS IS BENJAMIN. HE’S A LITTLE WORRIED ABOUT HIS FUTURE.
Benjamin, a recent college graduate very worried about his future, finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.
Reality Bites (1994)
A COMEDY ABOUT LOVE IN THE ’90S
A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize that reality isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
TWO COUNTRIES, TWO LOVES, ONE HEART
In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Two Lovers (2008)
SOMETIMES WE LEAVE EVERYTHING TO FIND OURSELVES.
A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.
NOTHING ON EARTH COULD COME BETWEEN THEM.
101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole story from Titanic’s departure through to its death—on its first and last voyage—on April 15, 1912.