|Anna Karenina 1985 TV, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Simon Langton
Cast: Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Reeve, Paul Scofield, Ian Ogilvy, Anna Massey, Judi Bowker, Joanna David, Valerie Lush, Judy Campbell, Paul Geoffrey, Nicholas Selby, Ralph Nossek, Neil Amswych, Philip Bowen, Oscar Quitak
Jacqueline Bisset takes on the title role of Anna Karenina in Leo Tolstoy's story. Anna is married to Russian nobleman Karenin (Paul Scofield) when she meets and falls in love with a dashing Russian, Count Vronsky (Christopher Reeve). They try to keep their love a secret, but, when it becomes known, many problems ensue in Anna's personal life as well as her public life when people cannot accept her immoral behavior. Anna has given up everything for the man she loves, and this could lead to tragic results.
|Chicago Joe and the Showgirl 1990 R, 103 min.|
Director: Bernard Rose
Cast: Emily Lloyd, Kiefer Sutherland, Patsy Kensit, Keith Allen, Liz Fraser, Alexandra Pigg, Ralph Nossek, Colin Bruce, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Harry Fowler, John Lahr, Angela Morant
Based on an actual murder case in 1944 Great Britain called "The Cleft Chin Murder Case," this is the tale of U.S. Army deserter Karl (Kiefer Sutherland) and stripper Betty (Emily Lloyd) who meet and embark on a crime spree, which eventually escalates to murder.
|The Secret Agent 1996 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Christopher Hampton
Cast: Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette, Gerard Depardieu, Robin Williams, Jim Broadbent, Christian Bale, Eddie Izzard, Elizabeth Spriggs, Peter Vaughan, Julian Wadham, Roger Hammond, Ralph Nossek, Neville Phillips
Based on Joseph Conrad's novel, this film's story is set in 1890s' London and involves a group of anarchists planning to destroy society. Mr. Verloc (Bob Hoskins) runs a shop by day, but he lives another life as a member of a Soho anarchist organization and serves as a spy for Russia. When Verloc is told to prove himself, the order sets off a chain of events that results in the violent act of trying to bomb the Greenwich Observatory.
|1. Anna Karenina (1985)|
2. Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
3. The Secret Agent (1996)
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