Fire Line (1961)

1961

Two young crooks who scam betters in the race track are employed by a yakuza gang called the Shigemori Syndicate to steal a shipment of handguns from a rival gang. Somewhere in the process they find themselves on the run from their own gang and one of them becomes himself romantically entangled with the boss’s girlfriend. An ambitious underboss of the gang offers them a way out if they murder the previous boss but things […]

Crystal River (2008)

2008

The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It’s about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing. Villagers Paul and Davie Nance would be perfectly happy, except for four consecutive miscarriages. She transfers her nursing side to Baptist parish volunteer work. Thus she cares for grumpy, sickly, infidel old neighbor, Olin Arrendal, better than the […]