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The Story of Qiu Ju (DVD)
100 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Based on the novel "The Wan family's lawsuit" by Chen Yuan Bin.
Summary:
An ordinary, courageous woman in a small villlage fights against the system in her quest for justice.
Credits:
Directed by Zhang Yimou; produced by Ma Fung Kwok; screenplay by Liu Heng; directors of photography, Chi Xiao Ning and Yu Xiao Qun; editor, Du Yuan ; costume designer, Tong Hua Miao; art director, Cao Jiu Ping.
Suits (Television program). Seasons 1-4 (DVD)
4 box sets
- Feature Film
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2011-2014. Special features: extended international pilot; webisodes, deleted scenes; gag reel; commentaries.
Summary:
This new original series delves into the fast-paced, high-stakes world of a top Manhattan corporate law firm, where hotshot attorney Harvey Specter makes a risky move by hiring the brilliant but unmotivated Mike Ross as his new associate. The only problem is, Mike doesn't have an actual law degree. Mike and Harvey must keep their secret from everyone, including managing partner Jessica, as they take on New York's most high profile cases.
Credits:
Created by Aaron Korsh.
Suspect (DVD)
101 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Summary:
Kathleen Riley (Cher) is an overworked Washington, D.C. public defender who needs a vacation. Instead, she is assigned another case. Lobbyist Eddie Sanger (Dennis Quaid) gets saddled with jury duty just when a critical bill is coming up for vote. While on jury duty, Eddie discovers evidence critical to Kathleen's case and contacts her outside the courtroom--a violation of the law. Cher and Dennis Quaid take the law into their own hands in this daring suspense thriller where everything is revealed in court--except the truth.
Credits:
Peter Yates, director; John Veitch, executive producer; Daniel A. Sherkow, producer; Eric Roth, screenplay; Michael Kamen, music.
The Sweet Hereafter (DVD)
ca. 2 hrs.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Based on a novel by Russell Banks.
Summary:
Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda, and that everyone has secrets to keep.
Credits:
Screenplay by Atom Egoyan; produced by Camelia Frieberg and Atom Egoyan; directed by Atom Egoyan; music, Mychael Danna; editor, Susan Shipton; executive producers, Robert Lantos, Andras Hamori.
A Tale of Two Cities (DVD)
2 hrs. 36 min.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 1980.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Summary:
Indifferent to the plight of France's downtrodden and pained by unrequited love for Lucie Darnay, London barrister Sydney Carton finds meaning through an act of ultimate sacrifice.
Credits:
Director, Jim Goddard; producer, Norman Rosemont; teleplay, John Gay; photography, Tony Imi; production design, John Stoll; editor, Bill Blunden; music, Allyn Ferguson.
The Talk of the Town (DVD)
ca. 2 hrs.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Based on a story by Sidney Harmon.
Summary:
A suspected murderer hides out with an unsuspect professor and his landlady, and tries to convince the legal-minded professor there is a human side to all laws. To further complicate things, a young woman loves both the suspected murderer and the lawyer who defends him.
Credits:
Director-producer, George Stevens ; screenplay, Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman.
Ten Rillington Place (DVD)
112 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Based on the book Ten Rillington Place by Ludovic Kennedy.
Summary:
In 1959, an innocent man, Timothy Evans, is charged with the gruesome slaying of his wife and baby. Convicted by the testimony of his landlord, John Christie, a mild-mannered ex-policeman, Evans is sentenced to hang. However, after the execution, evidence reveals that the real psychotic killer is continuing his mass murder spree. Public outcry over this true case led to Great Britain abolishing the death penalty.
Credits:
Screenplay by Clive Exton; produced by Leslie Linder and Martin Ransohoff; directed by Richard Fleischer.
Thank You for Smoking (DVD)
91 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based on the novel by Christopher Buckley.
Summary:
Nick Naylor is a sexy, smart and charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who will fight to protect American's right to smoke. At the same time he is trying to maintain the idea of a perfect role model for his 12-year-old son. When Nick incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.
Credits:
Produced by David O. Sacks; screenplay by Jason Reitman; directed by Jason Reitman; director of photography, James Whitaker; editor, Dana E. Glauberman; music, Rolfe Kent; costume desigern, Danny Glicker; production designer, Steve Saklad.
They Won't Believe Me (VHS)
80 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1946 motion picture.
Summary:
Man plots to kill his wife, but finds she has committed suicide. Then he's charged with murder.
Credits:
Producer, Joan Harrison; screenplay, Jonathan Latimer; director, Irving Pichel.
Thirteen days (DVD)
142 min,
- Feature Film
Based on the book "The Kennedy tapes: inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis," edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
Original release as motion picture in 2000.
Summary:
For thirteen extraordinary days in October 1962, the world stood on the brink of destruction. After the discovery of Soviet weapons in Cuba, events and tension escalate between the two military superpowers and within the White House. President John F. Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, and Special Assistant to the President Kenneth P. O'Donnell are in the hot seat as they struggle to prevent nuclear war. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House.
Credits:
Produced by Armyan Bernstein, Peter O. Almond and Kevin Costner; written by David Self; directed by Roger Donaldson; cinematographers, Andrezej Bartkowiak, Roger Deakins, and Christopher Duddy; editor, Conrad Buff; original music, Trevor Jones; production designer, Dennis Washington.

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