I discovered the wonders of bookshops while still a middle schooler in Indianapolis, so I was absorbed from the very beginning by Spanish director Isabel Coixet’s film. Adapted by the director from a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, the story is set in 1959 in the fictional town of Hardborough on the coast of Suffolk. The …
In Berlin Israeli city planner Oren (Roy Miller) has become more than friends with Thomas (Tim Kalkhof), the talented baker at the small café where they had met. While eating the baker’s delicious Black Forest gâteau, Oren seduces the young German. During his monthly visit the pair bed down together. Although he has a wife …
Widowed Lady Susan visits her in-laws in pursuit of a rich husband, & finds her plans complicated when her daughter runs away from school & becomes a rival.
Susan Sarandon is delightful. Click the image to read my entire review.
Carol, a widow fondly remembering her husband, lives alone in S. Ca. where a young man befriends her, but real romance enters her life when she meets Bill, a man her own age with similar values.
A talent agent considered a loser cares for all of his acts, & when betrayed by a jaded widow, reconciles at a bizarre Thanksgiving dinner.
Zorba the Greek is so filled with life force that he dances in the face of disaster as well as joy. His friendship with leads even the reclusive Basil to join him in the dance of life.
A widow refuses to take in a stray dog & a juvenile delinquent in need of a home–until the Sunday her pastor reads Jesus’ Parable of the Sheep & Goats.