Set in the late 90s, Rustic Oracle is a dramatic feature about Ivy, an 8-year-old girl trying to understand what happened to her big sister who has vanished from their small Mohawk community. With minimal clues, Ivy and her mother Susan embark on an unwelcome journey to find Heather which will ultimately bring the pair closer together despite challenging circumstances. Behind the story of desperation, told through the eyes of a child, lies one of hope, growth, awakening and love.
You May Also Like
The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, Gu-nam wiles away his days driving a cab and spends his nights getting drunk and gambling. His wife went to Seoul to work and send back money, but it’s been months since he has heard from her. When local crime lord Myun offers to erase Gu-nam’s debts in exchange for a contract killing in Seoul, Gu-nam reluctantly accepts.
For his fourth full feature, Toyoshi Toyoda has abandoned the theme of the angry young man, examined in depth in Pornostar, Blue Spring and 9 Souls. Kuchu Teien is, on the face of it, more a drama, a character study, than a typical Toyoda genre flick. Yet within this beautifully structured and photographed film, there lies a dark soul. Ostensibly the story of a happy family, it becomes increasingly clear as the movie progresses that the Kyobashis are anything but. Despite a family agreement that they are all open with each other, the entire household knows the opposite is true.
Grey is an office worker with a bit of a shopping addiction. One day, just after being fired, she comes across a gorgeous pair of shoes that she couldn‘t possibly afford. Before she fully understood what she was doing, she‘s stolen the shoes, and in a desperate bid to escape, she climbs into a truck. As fate would have it, the truck is also a stolen good, and the person who stole it is none other than the person currently driving it, small-time crook Shrek.
Scarlett, a neglected, agoraphobic girl who has lived alone since she was a child, suddenly finds herself pregnant. When she has no recollection of how this happened, she tailspins into a complete mental breakdown.
At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor, and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. Huang Xing has recently returned from Japan, where he has studied the art of modern warfare. When he finds his country falling apart, he feels he has no choice but to pick up the sword.
Arabella, a struggling fashion designer takes on a job working as a personal shopper for Marylin- a successful erotic novelist. One day, Arabella is sneakily trying on some of Marilyn’s expensive garments, when Marylin unexpectedly comes home early……but she is not alone. Arabella hides and watches as Marilyn enters with an attractive man who is not her husband. The pair make love on the bed and Arabella is turned on by what she sees. Arabella continues to hide and watches Marilyn’s many affairs take place in the bedroom, until one day she is caught by Marilyn who admits that she knew Arabella had been watching the whole time. Things get steamy between the pair, but soon they will be confronted by someone who knows about their affair and will do anything to stop it.
Seven couples are at turning points, trying to navigate their relationships and careers one moment at a time. THIS TIME, MAYBE is a sometimes thought-provoking, sometimes comedic, and always relatable story about how we share and change and love.
On their 2010 tour, an International Pop Star and band mates mysteriously disappear. As past and present merge, they find themselves searching for answers and fighting for more than just their own lives when a concealed industry is revealed.
Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch of madness.