|City of Joy 1992 PG-13, 134 min.|
Director: Roland Joffe
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Art Malik, Ayesha Dharker, Santu Chowdhury, Imran Badsah Khan, Nabil Shaban, Debatosh Ghosh
After his young patient dies, American surgeon Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) walks away from his medical practice and travels to Calcutta to retire. But people in Calcutta desperately need his services, and he is soon helping the needy at the City of Joy clinic. Despite problems from the local godfather, he succeeds in restoring his own life as well as those he treats.
|Paradise Road 1997 R, 120 min.|
Director: Bruce Beresford
Cast: Glenn Close, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Frances McDormand, Julianna Margulies, Jennifer Ehle, Sab Shimono, Wendy Hughes, Johanna ter Steege, Elizabeth Spriggs
Women prisoners in a World War II Japanese internment camp, located on a desolate island, survive brutal conditions in this film written by Director Bruce Beresford.
|Shirley Valentine 1989 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Cast: Pauline Collins, Tom Conti, Julia McKenzie, Joanna Lumley, Bernard Hill, Sylvia Syms, Alison Steadman, George Costigan, Anna Keaveney, Tracie Bennett, Ken Sharrock, Karen Craig, Gareth Jefferson, Gillian Kearney, Catharine Duncan
Shirley (Pauline Collins) is an English housewife, unhappy with her life, who leaves her husband Joe (Bernard Hill) for a two week vacation in Greece with her best friend Jane (Alison Steadman). After Jane hooks up with a man and leaves her alone, Shirley runs into tavern owner Costas Caldes (Tom Conti)–certainly a solution to any housewife's boredom–and begins an unforgettable affair with him. Collins received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.
|1. City of Joy (1992)|
2. Paradise Road (1997)
3. Shirley Valentine (1989)
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