Keyword: class struggle

Trading Places

Trading Places (1983)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/07/1983
The fabulously wealthy but morally bankrupt Duke brothers make a one-dollar bet over heredity vs. environment. Curious as to what would happen if different lifestyles were reversed, they arrange for impoverished street hustler Billy Ray Valentine to be placed in the lap of luxury. Simultaneously, they strip wealthy Louis Winthorpe III of his identity and wealth. When Billy Ray figures out that...
Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Climate change has made the planet uninhabitable. Those few who survived the planet's demise live aboard a train that perpetually circles the same track. The tail section is like a slum, filled with people who are cold and hungry, forced to live by their wits, while the front section contains the chosen few, who indulge in alcohol and drugs in luxurious surroundings. The world inside the train is...
Capitale Umano

Il Capitale Umano (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 01/13/2015
A cyclist is run off the road by a careening SUV the night before Christmas Eve. As details emerge of the events leading up to the accident, the lives of the well-to-do Bernaschi family, privileged and detached, will intertwine with the Ossolas, struggling to keep their comfortable middle-class life, in ways neither could have expected. Dino Ossola, in dire financial straits, anticipates the birth...
99 Homes

99 Homes (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
Trash

Trash (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/08/2014
Three boys living on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro make money sorting trash at a municipal dump. One day they discover a wallet, whose contents plunge them into a terrifying adventure involving bribery and police corruption, and they must stay one step ahead of those who are desperate to keep its contents secret.
Fehér isten

Fehér isten (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 03/26/2015
When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog, Hagen, because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed "unfit" by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called "unfit" dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time housepet who has learned all too well from his journey through the streets and animal...

Blush (1996)

Rated: None Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 06/06/1996
In 1949, the new Communist regime is wiping out the ways of old China. Across the country, soldiers are shutting down red light districts and "re-educating" prostitutes as laborers. On the outskirts of Shanghai, in Suzhou, the girls from the Red Happiness Inn, a high class brothel, are rounded up. Qiuyi escapes and hides out with the love of her life, Lao Pu, the son of a well-to-do family, and a...
Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 07/16/1998
It has been 20 years since Don Diego de la Vega successfully fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Imprisoned for two decades, he now must find a successor to stop Don Rafael Montero--the powerful, former Spanish governor of Alta California who cost de la Vega his freedom, his wife, Esperanza, and his daughter, Elena--who is making plans to purchase...
Affluenza

Affluenza (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
Swept up in a heady pre-recession world of absentee parents, plentiful booze and casual sex, aspiring photographer Fisher Miller escapes his middle-class life for the moneyed mansions of the young, beautiful elite. With a stash of high-quality weed and a vintage camera, he gains access to his gorgeous cousin Kate's circle of wealthy and indulged friends, just as their entitled reality is about to...

The Privileged (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/24/2014
Richard Hunter, a promising young lawyer at a prestigious firm, has the perfect future mapped out. However, a costly mistake with a powerful client has put it all at risk In a desperate attempt to save his job, Richard and his wife Tara spend the weekend at the cottage of senior partner Preston Westwood. The young couple is quickly seduced by their charismatic hosts' lavish lifestyle, but it is...

Same Kind of Different as Me (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/19/2015
Based on a true story that chronicles an unlikely friendship between a wealthy art dealer struggling to save his marriage and drifter living on the streets.
At Berkeley

At Berkeley (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 244 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system, is also one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. This film shows the major aspects of university life, its intellectual and social mission, its obligation to the state and to larger ideas of higher education, and also illustrates how decisions are made...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Young orphan Pip is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Moving through London's class ridden world as a gentleman, Pip uses his new found position to pursue the beautiful Estella, a spoiled heiress he's loved since childhood. Yet the shocking truth behind his great fortune will have devastating consequences for everything he holds dear.

Curse The Darkness (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014
Dir: Jorge Michel Grau
With: N/A
Food Chains

Food Chains (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/20/2014
An intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.
Dir: Sanjay Rawal
With: N/A
Separation

A Separation (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/29/2011
This is the story about the dissolution of a marriage, set in contemporary Iran. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband, Nader, and daughter Termeh. When Nader refuses to leave behind his father, who suffers from Alzheimer's, Simin sues for divorce. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist...
Far and Away

Far and Away (1992)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 05/21/1992
Seeking revenge, young Irishman Joseph Donnelly wounds his landlord and finds himself on the run from a law that favors the rich. Donnelly finds an unlikely ally in his landlord's daughter Shannon, who agrees to sneak him out of the country. The two immigrants hop a boat and land in Boston, where they struggle to make ends meet and decide to risk everything in the Oklahoma Territory, where a race...
Tom Jones

Tom Jones (1963)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 06/25/1963
In 18th century England, an abandoned orphan is adopted by a Squire. The young Tom Jones grows up to become a bawdy womanizer.
Bewakoofiyaan

Bewakoofiyaan (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Mohit is a marketing whiz kid who's climbing the career ladder. Mayera has a good financial brain and a penchant for shoes. They love each other and believe that you can live on love and fresh air, but her willful bureaucratic father V.K Sehgal believes that only a rich man can bring his daughter happiness and a mid-level executive like Mohit simply isn't good enough! When the recession strikes...
Male and Female

Male and Female (1918)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/1918
A British butler, Crichton, and the aristocratic family he serves are shipwrecked and stranded on an island. The only person with the skills to survive in this environment, roles are reversed, and Crichton is appointed the group's leader. A romance blooms between Crichton and Lady Mary Loam, but when they are rescued and return to society, all revert to the roles British society has mandated for...
Cesar's Last Fast

Cesar's Last Fast (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
This documentary chronicles the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America's farm workers, and the impact his legacy has on today's generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. It features powerful, never-before-seen footage of Chavez's 1988 "Fast for Life," a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop...
Dir: Richard R Perez
With: N/A
My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady (1963)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 170 minutes Release date: 12/31/1963
A distinguished London linguist makes a wager with a colleague that he can transform a working-class girl into an elegant, mannered lady, free of all bad accents. When he finds his subject, he turns her into the belle of high-society, but can't admit to himself that he's fallen in love with her.

The Admirable Crichton (1956)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/1956
A British butler, Crichton, and the aristocratic family he serves are shipwrecked and stranded on an island. The only person with the skills to survive in this environment, roles are reversed, and Crichton is appointed the group's leader. A romance blooms between Crichton and Lady Mary Loam, but when they are rescued and return to society, all revert to the roles British society has mandated for...
Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Like many other Filipino women in the mid-1990s, Teresa has come to Singapore in search of a better life. A couple of working parents hire her to care for their three children and everyone in the family finds themselves struggling to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained relationship. Still, Teresa and young son Jiale, a somewhat troublesome boy...

Man in the Orange Jacket (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 71 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A business executive lays off hundreds of harbor workers after they go on strike. He and his wife plan to escape the stress by taking an Italian vacation. On the evening before the trip, one of the terminated workers breaks into their home in his work uniform -- an orange safety jacket. Although he appears to have murderous intent, revenge is only the initial step.