“[Inspired by true events, in 1985,] Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof … sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he’s diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal”–Container.
Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed, beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. After she meets her husband’s alluring friend Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences
Davey is a 17 year-old girl abruptly relocated by her grieving mother to the strange “atom bomb” town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. With the sudden and violent death of her father, the displaced Davey no longer knows who to be or how to fit in. Everything that once mattered suddenly seems insignificant. But when she meets Wolf, a mysterious young Native-American, while exploring the surrounding canyons, she feels he is able to see past her pain and into her true self.
Chronicles the struggles of a newlywed couple trying to find a home in crowded post-war Rome. After a failed attempt to live with the husband’s family, they are temporarily forced to separate with the husband sleeping in a tool shed and the wife with a friend. Finally their family and friends band together to construct a small dwelling for them but with only one night to complete it, as the police cannot evict them once the roof is erected.
Rai Bahadur is a wealthy man who is the guardian of his grandchildren, Pinky and Raju. One night Raju is abducted and sold to the notorious gangster Ustad, who forces crippled children to beg and steal for him. Raju is inducted into this gang, and is taught to steal at a very young age. Years later, Pinky recognizes Raju as her brother and takes him home to their grandfather.
Gettysburg the Boys in Blue & Gray
“In July 1863, just days after the Battle of Gettysburg was over, Union Lieutenant Frank A. Haskell wrote a letter to his brother, a document now considered to be one of the most vivid and well-written accounts of the battle. Haskell’s compelling words, along with moving eyewitness accounts from soldiers on both sides, serve as our window onto the largest battle ever fought on American soil. This is their story: the epic tale of the Battle of Gettysburg as experienced by the soldiers who fought there”–Box.
Guardians of the Flutes
In the mountains of New Guinea live the Sambia people, a war-like tribe whose secret rituals of initiation are aimed at making their warriors courageous and bold. This is a society where roles of men and women are sharply delineated. The male children must undergo a severe initiation in order to become men including thrashing, food and sleep deprivation, and sexual rites.
Game of Thrones. The complete third season
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power.
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