Keyword: loveless marriage

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 11/15/2012
The time is 1874. Vibrant and beautiful, Anna Karenina has what any of her contemporaries would aspire to; she is the wife of Karenin, a high-ranking government official to whom she has borne a son, and her social standing in St. Petersburg could scarcely be higher. She journeys to Moscow after a letter from her philandering brother Oblonsky arrives, asking for Anna to come and help save his...
Painted Veil

The Painted Veil (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 12/19/2006
In the 1920s, a young English couple--Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman--get married for the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai, where she falls in love with someone else. When he uncovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China ravaged by a deadly epidemic, and takes her along. Their journey brings meaning to their...
Effie

Effie (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/10/2013
Centers on the epic scandal surrounding the marriage between John Ruskin, the eminent Victorian art critic, and Effie Gray. As her husband begins to lose his mind, Effie has to make sure that she is not subject to scandal because of a love affair with John Everett Millais, the young artist who is the darling of her husband's critical eye.
How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley (1940)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/31/1940
The lives of hard-working miners and their families in 19th-century Wales are recalled through the eyes of Huw, who was the youngest of six children in a family headed by a stern father and loving mother.
In Secret

In Secret (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Therese is a ravishing, but sexually repressed young woman trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin Camille by her domineering aunt Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days as a virtual shut-in, confined behind the counter of a small shop by day and watching Madame play dominos in the evening. But when she meets her husband's alluring childhood friend Laurent, everything changes. What...
One Candle, Two Candles...

One Candle, Two Candles... (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Teenage Viyan is given to the wealthy elderly Haji Hemmo in a forced marriage. When she runs out of the bedroom and climbs a tree, refusing to sleep with him. He loses face and becomes the laughing-stock of the town. In return, he punishes her by locking her up in the bedroom. The more he's mocked by the townsfolk, the harder he punishes her. Meanwhile, a traveling young artist, Botan, attempts to...