To Love, Honor and Deceive (1996)

1996

A woman gets involved with a policeman after her husband, a complete scoundrel, and her son are lost at sea and presumed dead. Sydnee Carpenter (Vanessa Marcil) is a devoted mother to her young son, and is now accustomed to the puzzling existence of her mysterious, non-communicative husband, Matthew (Thomas Gibson). When her husband and son are suddenly killed in a boating accident, Sydnee’s comfortable existence is shattered. Although she is overwhelmed by her grief, […]

Wifemistress (1977)

1977

Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, traveling to see clients. She discovers her husband’s passions, his political writing, mistresses, and his indifference to the peasants on her family’s land. She improves their lot, begins an affair with a young foreign doctor, and publishes her husband’s writings. All this time, […]

Spring 1941 (2007)

2007

Successful doctor Artur Planck, his wife Clara and their two daughters are seeking shelter from Germans storming Poland. They find a safe house in the farm of Emilia, their local grocer who is all alone after her husband fought for his country and never returned. Amidst the horrors of the war that surround them, an impossible love triangle erupts as Emelia uncontrollably falls in love with Artur. Such a fragile arrangement is sustained by love […]

Brothers (2009)

2009

A young man comforts his older brother’s wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan. Before leaving on his second tour in Afghanistan, Marine Captain Sam Cahill, a leader, an athlete, a good husband and father, welcomes his screw-up brother Tommy home from prison. He’d robbed a bank. In Afghanistan, Sam’s helicopter is shot down and all are presumed dead. Back home, while Sam wastes away as a prisoner in a remote encampment, Tommy […]

Malena (2000)

2000

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who’s moved to this Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nico. He promptly goes off to war, leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the women. During the next few years, […]