The story of the fall and redemption of Jean Valjean, arrested for stealing some bread for his starving family. In prison he's constantly bothered by the hard-nosed lawman Javert. Valjean is paroled, but runs away and becomes the mayor of a small town. He meets a dying woman named Fantine and swears to raise her daughter. Javert catches up to him, but Valjean escapes. The daughter, Cosette, grows up and falls in love with Marius, a student. An ill-fated, student-led revolution makes the mother of all climaxes for this beauty of a production. (from imdb)
Set in the small Southern town of Maycomb, Alabama, during the Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus–three years punctuated by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman.
Zoey Passmore is one of the Chatham Island teenagers that grew up on this secluded island off the coast of Maine. She's the girlfriend of Jake and the sister of Benjamin, “the blind boy”. She's the best friend to Nina, who happens to be the sister to Claire, who dates Benjamin. Claire used to date Lucas (Jake's enemy), but dumped him after an accident involving him, Claire, and Wade (Jake's brother who died in the accident). Confused yet? They think they know everything about one another…but they're only just beginning to find out the truth.
On New Year's Eve, the S.S. Poseidon is struck by a tidal wave and is capsized. A Reverend leads nine survivors on a journey through the ship in order to survive. They traverse the now upside-down ship through steam, fire and rising water in a race against time.
Worn down and out of luck, aging publisher Will Randall is at the end of his rope when a younger co-worker snatches both his job and wife out from under his nose. But after being bit by a wolf, Will suddenly finds himself energized, more competitive than ever, and possessed with amazingly heightened senses. Meanwhile, the beautiful daughter of his shrewd boss begins to fall for him - without realizing that he is gradually turning into a werewolf.
The story of a woman who, imprisoned by her childhood, sought to set herself free through art. In 1957, the publication of her book The Lonely Doll, made model/author/photographer Dare Wright famous. The children's book told the story of Edith, a lonely doll until two teddy bears-a father and a son - come to live with her. The blonde, beautiful and creative Wright began her career as an actress and model and then turned to fashion photography before stumbling upon her role as bestselling author. But there was a dark side to the story: a father and brother lost in …
Henry Higgins is a Professor of languages and a rather snobbish and arrogant man. A visiting colleague, Colonel Pickering, makes him a bet that he can't take a “commoner” and turn her into someone who would not be completely out of place in the social circles of upper-class English society.
When her best friend, Hope Weaver, moves away from Pineville, New Jersey, hyper-observant 16-year-old Jessica Darling is devastated. A fish out of water at school and a stranger at home, Jessica feels more lost than ever now that the only person with whom she could really communicate has gone. How is she supposed to deal with the boy-and-shopping-crazy girls at school, her dad's obsession with her track meets, her mother salivating over big sister Bethany's lavish wedding, and her nonexistent love life?
Pi Patel has just survived a sinking ship in the Pacific Ocean and witnessed the death of his family. After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific.The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orangutan, a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger and Pi - a 16-year-old Indian boy.
The story of the mental and emotional demise of aging southern belle Blanche DuBois, born to a once-wealthy family of Mississippi planters. Her downfall in the cramped French Quarter one-bedroom apartment of her sister (Stella) and animalistic brother-in-law (Stanley) is at the hands of savage, brutal forces in modern society. In her search for refuge, she finds that her sister lives with drunkenness, violence, lust, and ignorance.
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