|Immortal Beloved 1994 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Bernard Rose
Cast: Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbe, Isabella Rossellini, Johanna ter Steege, Miriam Margolyes, Barry Humphries, Valeria Golino, Marco Hofschneider, Gerard Horan, Christopher Fulford, Alexandra Pigg, Luigi Diberti, Michael Culkin, Donal Gibson, Matthew North
This is a love story about musical genius Ludwig von Beethoven (Gary Oldman) who, when he died in 1827, left behind papers hinting at the identity of a great love of his life. His secretary Anton Felix Schindler (Jeroen Krabbe) tries to uncover the identity of the mystery woman, and his investigation reveals Beethoven's relationships with countesses–one of whom may have played a special role in his life.
|The Last Kiss 2001 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Cast: Stefano Accorsi, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Stefania Sandrelli, Marco Cocci, Pierfrancesco Favino, Sabrina Impacciatore, Regina Orioli, Giorgio Pasotti, Daniela Piazza, Claudio Santamaria, Vittorio Amandola, Martina Stella, Luigi Diberti, Piero Natoli, Silvio Muccino
This multi-faceted story involves 30-year-old friends who are not quite sure of how to deal with the fact that they are now at the age when others are settling down and raising families. Carlo (Stefano Accorsi) learns that his girlfriend Giulia (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) is pregnant and is not sure that he wants to marry her. Paolo (Claudio Santamaria) has problems about joining his father in business. Meanwhile, Adriano (Giorgio Pasotti) and his wife Livia (Sabrina Impacciatore) have a new baby, and Adriano is having trouble adjusting to fatherhood. And then there is Alberto (Marco Cocci) whose only ties to women are sexual. They all find their own unique answers to their dilemmas.
|Roseanna's Grave 1997 PG-13, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
aka: For Roseanna
Director: Paul Weiland
Cast: Jean Reno, Mercedes Ruehl, Polly Walker, Mark Frankel, Giuseppe Cederna, Renato Scarpa, Luigi Diberti, Trevor Peacock, Fay Ripley, George Rossi, Robert Della Casa, Giovanni Pallavicino, Jorge Krimer, Daniele Ferretti, Paul Muller
Roseanna is dying and wants to be buried next to her daughter. BUT, there are only three plots left in the local cemetery, so her husband Marcello (Jean Reno) campaigns to keep fellow townsfolk alive. Meanwhile, Roseanna makes plans for her family's futures.
|The Stendhal Syndrome 1996 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Dario Argento
Cast: Asia Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, Marco Leonardi, Luigi Diberti, Paolo Bonacelli, Julien Lambroschini, John Quentin, Franco Diogene, Lucia Stara, Sonia Topazio, Lorenzo Crespi, Vera Gemma, John Pedeferri, Veronica Lazar, Mario Diano
Anna Manni (Asia Argento) suffers from Stendhal Syndrome; she becomes dizzy and hallucinates when she sees art masterpieces. But she is a police officer whose assignment is to track down a serial rapist. When he lures her into the Uffizi museum, he will have the upper hand–or will he?
|1. Immortal Beloved (1994)|
2. The Last Kiss (2001)
3. Roseanna's Grave (1997)
aka: For Roseanna
4. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
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