Keyword: desperation

13 Sins

13 Sins (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
A bright but meek social services coordinator is drowning in debt and desperate as he's about to marry the love of his life. He receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a cash prize of over $6,000,000. He accepts the challenge, but even with thousands of dollars suddenly appearing in his bank account, he...

Breaking The Bank (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
Run Lola Run

Run Lola Run (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 06/17/1999
Lola's boyfriend is an errand boy for a local criminal, and has been given a simple job to do as a test. He only needs to deliver some smuggled goods and return with the payment, but he accidentally leaves the bag with the money on the subway. He calls Lola in a panic -- he must come up with the money within 20 minutes. The film plays out various possible scenarios: Lola dies trying to save her...

Aftermath (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
After a nuclear apocalypse, nine strangers cling to life in a farmhouse cellar, while radioactive fallout blankets the world above. Their supplies are low, the air outside is poisonous, but even worse they are surrounded by zombie-like refugees who want in. As the days pass, it becomes clear that they can stay in their shelter and die or venture outside and face whatever terrors await them there.
Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel (1931)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 12/31/1931
The lives of the denizens of the Grand Hotel intertwine: a lonely ballerina, a noble thief, an ambitious stenographer, a dying man on a last fling and a ruthless industrialist.
Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend (1945)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 11/15/1945
Don Birman is a struggling writer who waters down his writer's block with booze. He shares an apartment with his more responsible brother Nick, who is about to go on a weekend vacation. Nick is worried about leaving Don alone, but Don assures him he will be fine and will use the time alone to write. However, he is not fooling even himself, and plans to go on a bender. After drinking all the...
Place Among the Living

A Place Among the Living (2003)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/27/2003
A young painter is murdered. A killer is on to his third victim-- another young, blond woman. Ernest, a writer desperate to get published, is contacted by the criminal who asks him to write the book of his crimes. Ernest accepts.
Ariel

Ariel (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/27/2014
An Argentinian named Ariel was handicapped at age 33 when his legs were crushed by an industrial machine he was trying to repair. The accident forced him to change his lifestyle and caused him deep emotional distress. He became determined to rebuild his body and his identity, and to create sophisticated prostheses to help him walk again. This determination has become an obsession, as although it...
Dir: Laura Bari
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