|Noah's Ark 1999 TV, 178 min.|
Director: John Irvin
Cast: Jon Voight, Mary Steenburgen, F. Murray Abraham, Carol Kane, James Coburn, Mark Bazeley, Jonathan Cake, Alexis Denisof, Emily Mortimer, Sonya Walger
This TV miniseries takes a revisionist look at the Bible's story of the Great Flood and Noah's assignment from God to build and populate an ark.
|Out of the Ashes 2003 R, 115 min.|
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Christine Lahti, Beau Bridges, Richard Crenna, Bruce Davison, Jonathan Cake, Jolyon Baker, Jessica Beichman, Oliver Cotton, Michelle Fine, Zoie Palmer, Ingrid Veninger, Nina Young
This made-for-TV movie is based on Hungarian Dr. Gisella Perl's (Christine Lahti) memoirs and is told in flashback as she endures intense interrogation by U.S. officials when she attempts to gain U.S. citizenship in 1946. She lost her entire family at the Auschwitz death camp and had come to the U.S. to begin life anew. The interrogation centered around her work as a gynecologist who performed morally questionable abortions at Auschwitz in an effort to save pregnant women from the gas chambers.
|Rebecca 1997 TV, 190 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance
Director: Jim O'Brien
Cast: Emilia Fox, Charles Dance, Diana Rigg, Faye Dunaway, Lucy Cohu, Geraldine James, Ian McDiarmid, John Horsley, Jonathan Cake, Denis Lill, Tom Chadbon, Jean Anderson, John Branwell, Kelly Reilly, Wendy MacAdam
Based of Daphne Du Maurier's novel, this made-for-TV miniseries tells the tale of the young woman (Emilia Fox) who recently married the wealthy Maxim de Winter (Charles Dance) within a year of the death of his first wife, Rebecca. She finds that it is difficult for a middle-class woman to fit into the social world that she now inhabits. Even the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers (Diana Rigg, in an Emmy-winning performance), who admired Rebecca, makes her life miserable. But even bigger problems lie ahead.
|1. Noah's Ark (1999)|
2. Out of the Ashes (2003)
3. Rebecca (1997)
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