|Callas Forever 2002 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast: Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright, Jay Rodan, Gabriel Garko, Manuel de Blas, Justino Diaz, Jean Dalric, Stephen Billington, Anna Lelio, Eugene Kohn, Achille Brugnini, Roberto Sanchez, Oliver Galfione, Aslessandro Bertolucci
Later days in the life of opera diva Maria Callas (Fanny Ardant) are the focus of this fictionalized tribute to Callas, which was written and directed by her friend of 20 years, Franco Zeffirelli. In this story, she loses her voice and is talked into making a video on which her voice from a past performance will be used as a lip-sync.
|The Caveman's Valentine 2001 R, 105 min.|
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Colm Feore, Ann Magnuson, Damir Andrei, Aunjanue Ellis, Tamara Tunie, Peter MacNeill, Jay Rodan, Rodney Eastman, Anthony Michael Hall
Romulus Ledbetter (Samuel L. Jackson) is a homeless cave dweller living in NYC's Inwood park who, despite his schizophrenia, is determined to find the killer of a young street kid.
|The Game of Their Lives 2005 PG, 101 min.|
aka: The Miracle Match
Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: John Rhys-Davies, Wes Bentley, Gerard Butler, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Patrick Stewart, Jay Rodan, Gavin Rossdale, Zachery Ty Bryan, Costas Mandylor, Louis Mandylor, Bill Smitrovich, Terry Kinney
The U.S. soccer team won an exciting match against England's team in 1950. This is the story about the personal lives of the players on that team of underdogs who performed a stunning upset at the World Cup match.
|Monsieur N. 2003 N/R, 128 min.|
Director: Antoine de Caunes
Cast: Philippe Torreton, Richard E. Grant, Jay Rodan, Elsa Zylberstein, Roschdy Zem, Bruno Putzulu, Stephane Freiss, Frederic Pierrot, Siobhan Hewlett, Peter Sullivan, Igor Skreblin, Bernard Bloch
This story begins with the exhumation of a body and then continues, through flashbacks, to 1815 when Napoleon Bonaparte (Philippe Torreton) was in exile on Elba. The story then explores age-old questions surrounding the mystery of how Napoleon died.
|The Triumph of Love 2001 PG-13, 107 min.|
Director: Clare Peploe
Cast: Mira Sorvino, Fiona Shaw, Ben Kingsley, Jay Rodan, Ignazio Oliva, Rachael Stirling, Luis Molteni
The Princess of Sparta (Mira Sorvino) sits on the throne her father usurped. She falls in love with the rightful heir (Jay Rodan) and determines to marry him, give him back the throne, and live happily ever after. But a problem exists. He has been raised by an enlightened couple–the philosopher, Hermocrates (Ben Kinglsey), and his sister, Dontine (Fiona Shaw)–who have taught him enlightenment principles and to detest the princess because of what she represents.
|1. Callas Forever (2002)|
2. The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
3. The Game of Their Lives (2005)
aka: The Miracle Match
4. Monsieur N. (2003)
5. The Triumph of Love (2001)
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