Keyword: illness

Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Hazel Grace Lancaster is sixteen years old. She alternately loves and tolerates her sometimes over-doting parents. Hazel has developed a crush on a young man in her support group, Gus Waters, who seems equally smitten with her. As they grow closer, Hazel and Gus share their fears that accompany their health issues, as well as their love of books, including Hazel's favorite, "An Imperial...
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
Amour

Amour (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/18/2012
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
50/50

50/50 (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Adam Lerner has a pretty great life-with a talented, sexy, artist girlfriend and a cool job with NPR, the 27-year-old seems to have it all. But when Adam discovers he has a rare and possibly fatal form of cancer, his entire life turns to chaos. As his world starts to unravel in every way, Adam finds himself dealing with the well-meaning but totally outrageous attempts by his friends and family to...

The Hollars (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Giver

The Giver (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
Jonas is a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realized that the stakes a higher than imagined - a matter...
Another Me

Another Me (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Teenager Fay's carefree days are over when her father becomes ill and she and her mother have to go live in a housing project in Cardiff. Then she begins to experience paranormal phenomena and an elderly neighbor claims to have seen her in places where she has not been. Faye suspects a school rival of causing the problems until her mother tells her about her identical twin who died at birth. Can...
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
Sessions

The Sessions (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 10/18/2012
Based on the autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung decides - at age 38 - to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records) (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Headed by founder and world-renowned DJ Peanut Butter Wolf, avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records has consistently released critically acclaimed, left-of-center albums since its founding in 1996. Drawing on live concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs and in-depth interviews with the folks who put Stones Throw on the...

Miss You Already (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/21/2014
Miele

Miele (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
Irene helps terminally ill people to die with dignity by giving them a drug. One day, while working with a new client, she supplies the fatal dose only to discover he is perfectly healthy. Determined not to be responsible for his suicide, Irene finds herself locked in an unusual relationship that will change her life forever.
American Animal

American Animal (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 05/17/2012
When Jimmy finds out his best friend and roommate James is leaving for a new job in the morning, he sees this as a betrayal of their perfect way of life. Over the course of a night full of drinks, drugs and women, the two men engage in a classic battle of wills as James prepares to enter the real world and Jimmy falls deeper and deeper into his world of isolation and make-believe.

Galveston (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/01/2014

The Harvest (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012

Simon (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/07/2014
Assault on Wall Street

Assault on Wall Street (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
Jim is an average New Yorker living a peaceful life with a well-paying job and a loving family. Suddenly, his life changes when the economy crashes, causing him to lose everything. Filled with anger and rage, Jim snaps and goes to extreme lengths to seek revenge for what's been taken from him.
Phantom

Phantom (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
The captain of a Cold War Soviet missile submarine has secretly been suffering from seizures that alter his perception of reality. Forced to leave his wife and daughter, he is rushed into a classified mission, where he is haunted by his past and challenged by a rogue KGB group bent on seizing control of the ship's nuclear missile. With the fate of humanity in his hands, the captain discovers he...
This Is Where We Live

This Is Where We Live (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
In the Texas Hill Country, Diane Sutton cares for her son August who has cerebral palsy and her husband who is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. Overwhelmed by her family's needs, she hires local handyman Noah to help out around the house. When Diane notices a special connection developing between August and Noah, she offers him extra money for helping out with the boy's care. As Noah and August...
Bella Addormentata

Bella Addormentata (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Eluana Englaro becomes a tragic, national symbol in Italy when the decision is made by her father to end her life after seventeen years in a vegetative state. This drama affects the lives of four individuals with conflicting beliefs. A senator is torn between his conscience and his loyalty to the leaders of his party. His daughter, a pro-life activist, falls in love with Roberto, who advocates for...
Louder Than Words

Louder Than Words (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
John and Brenda are trying to put their life together after the tragic death of their young daughter, Maria. As they deal with their numbing grief, they discover a way to honor their daughter's wish for health and well-being for all children. With the help of their community, led by good friend Bruce, they establish a children's hospital called the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital a state of the...
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...
Down in the Delta

Down in the Delta (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
An elderly African-American woman, desperate to get her family out of the Chicago projects, sends them to live with her brother-in-law in Mississippi. Loretta isn't keen to go, as she drinks too much and the uncle lives in a dry county. Uncle Earl has enough on his plate already, as he has a struggling business and a wife with Alzheimer's disease. But the family does find strength in their...
Immigrant

The Immigrant (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland In search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno...
Mood Indigo

Mood Indigo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Wealthy bachelor Colin lives in Paris, where his hobbies include developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that his best friend Chick, a fellow acolyte of the philosopher Jean-Sol Partre, has a new American girlfriend, our lonely hero attends a friend's party in hopes of falling in love himself. He...