Keyword: novella

Elegy

Elegy (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 08/07/2008
Charismatic professor David Kepesh glories in the pursuit of adventurous female students but never lets any woman get too close. When gorgeous Consuela Castillo enters his classroom, however, his protective veneer dissolves. Her ravenhaired beauty both captivates and unsettles him. Even if Kepesh declares her body a perfect work of art, Consuela is more than an object of desire. She has a strong...
Double

The Double (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Simon James is a timid office clerk working in an ominous government organization. He is overlooked by his boss and colleagues, scorned by his mother, and ignored by Hannah, the lovely copy room girl he pines for. Undermined and undervalued everywhere he turns, it seems that his directionless life couldn't get any worse-until the arrival of James Simon, his new co-worker. James is both Simon's...
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
With the age of feudalism in decline, Europe rests at a tense crossroads between the old world and the new. Respected, well-to-do horse merchant Michael Kohlhaas is a loving husband and family man leading a peaceful existence, until a ruthless nobleman steals his horses, setting off a chain of irreversible events. Kohlhaas resorts to extremes after these crimes destroy his livelihood and trust in...
The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol (2014)

Rated: G Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/12/2014
Smurf the halls! It's Christmas time in Smurf Village! 'Tis the season that brings joy to all the Smurfs...except one: Grouchy Smurf. When Grouchy Smurf says "Bah-Humbug" to the Christmas spirit, it's up to Papa Smurf's magic potion and three enchanted Smurfs to set things right. Can the Smurfs of Christmas Past, Present and Future teach Grouchy the real meaning of Christmas before Smurf Village...
Things that Hang from Trees

Things that Hang from Trees (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 11/29/2005
St. Augustine, Florida, 1969: An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops into a struggle in which his life, both internal and corporeal, hangs in the balance.

Innocence (2005)

Rated: None Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 10/20/2005
Confused yet curious, six-year-old Iris is taken in hand by Bianca, the leader of a group of girls who live in one of five houses that make up a kind of boarding school. The only adults are old servants and two authoritarian teachers. Obedience is paramount. Those caught trying to escape are either swallowed up by the horrors of the outside world or condemned to serve the other girls within the...
Youth Without Youth

Youth Without Youth (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/13/2007
A professor's life changes after a cataclysmic incident during the dark years before WWII. Becoming a fugitive, he is pursued through far-flung locations including Romania, Switzerland, Malta and India.
Simple Heart

A Simple Heart (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/25/2008
Centers on housemaid Felicite and her life of domestic servitude.
Cheerful Weather For The Wedding

Cheerful Weather For The Wedding (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/06/2012
England, 1932. Today is the wedding day of Dolly Thatcham, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that bubble to the surface at such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover from the previous summer, who throws her feelings into turmoil. Dolly's mother will not allow her carefully laid plans for her daughter's...
Gambler

The Gambler (1973)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 11/29/1973
Axel Freed is a well-respected professor of literature at a New York university and he has a serious gambling addiction. In spite of a long losing streak, Axel will still bet on anything and is in debt to his bookies for $44,000, far more than he can afford to pay back. After borrowing money from his mother, grandfather, and girlfriend, Axel still owes thousands of dollars to a bookie named Hips...
Christmas Carol: the Movie

Christmas Carol: the Movie (2001)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 08/30/2001
A re-telling of the classic tale, in which wealthy miser Ebenezer Scrooge is taught the spirit of Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

The Kreutzer Sonata (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
A tragic tale of marital jealousy.
American Christmas Carol

An American Christmas Carol (1978)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
Updated Dickens' classic is set in a New England town during the Depression.
Hellraiser

Hellraiser (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/17/1987
Evil Julia helps her lover, Frank, come back to the mortal world from hell. Because Frank has used the Lament Configuration box to taste pleasures outside the normal realm of human sensation, freeing him from hell unleashes Pinhead and a menagerie of demons (cenobites) back unto earth.
Disney's A Christmas Carol

Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/05/2009
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come take him on an eye-opening journey, revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late.
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/28/2006
Dr Jekyll has succeeded in curing a higher primate of its serious heart condition. He tests the serum on himself, resulting in dire consequences; he is transformed into another person--an evil, brutish primitive shadow of himself named Mr Hyde. Dr Jekyll becomes a paranoid schizophrenic suffering from multiple personality disorder, not realizing that Mr Hyde is a manifestation of himself.
Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 09/22/1994
Andy Dufresne, a mild mannered New England banker, is convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, Andy slowly forges an unlikely friendship with Red, a seasoned lifer and his gang. Soon, Andy also becomes popular with the prison guards, including the vicious Captain Hadley who offers him protection against the jail's...
Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Rated: G Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/10/1992
The muppets take on the Dicken's classic about the miserly Scrooge learning the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

Trouble is My Business (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Mickey's Christmas Carol

Mickey's Christmas Carol (1988)

Rated: G Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: 12/10/1988
Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck) doesn't understand that Christmas is about giving. But when he's visited by ghosts (Goofy and Jiminy Cricket) and sees what he's missing, he changes his Christmas tune.
Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol (1937)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 69 minutes Release date: 11/29/1937
On Christmas Eve, misanthrope Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him to change his ways or risk facing eternity in misery in the afterlife. Unconvinced, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future who show him things that have been and things that may be, inspiring in the old man a desire to...
Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol (1951)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 12/01/1951
Ebenezer Scrooge is a profoundly miserly Londoner. Although is he is quite wealthy, he treats his faithful employee, Bob Cratchit like a servant and refuses to donate to any form of charity. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge gets a visit from the ghost of Jacob Marley, his late business partner who was a selfish as Scrooge in life. Now condemned to wander the Earth in chains, Marley has come to help...

A Christmas Carol (1996)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/1996
The life of Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold-hearted, miserly businessman, is revealed to him in flashbacks on Christmas Eve.
Dev D

Dev D (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/05/2009
The son of a rich industrialist, Dev D returns to his hometown and to Paro his childhood sweetheart. Differences in status and caste prevent their marriage and Paro is married off to a rich but aged widower. He meets a prostitute Chanda but remorse drives him to excessive drinking.
Blue Umbrella

The Blue Umbrella (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/09/2007
Binya, a smart 11-year-old girl in a peaceful country village in India, comes across a blue Japanese umbrella, by which she is instantly fascinated enough to exchange it with her grandmother's precious necklace believed to bring luck. The umbrella's arrival disturbs the tranquility and harmony of the village. Biniya's secret weapon gives her an enviable power over the small town, as the umbrella...