Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists who disappeared in the '70s. Questioning everything she once thought true, Cristina embarks on a journey to find her true identity. Meeting others like herself, the young girl soon discovers the real-life horrors of Argentina's relatively recent past and the nightmare that claimed tens of thousands of lives during the country's "dirty war."
An Argentine who emigrated to the United States finds himself by chance in Argentina for business. There he hires a woman, Paula, who is from a traditional but poor family, and he finds himself falling in love with her.
A small-town newspaper editor defies threats to expose the mob.
A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life, for guidance. In reading from the book, Ashley not only finds purpose in her own life, but helps Brian find a more peaceful resolution to a harrowing situation.
Discover the lives, motivations and dreams of a group of female internees at Tepepan, a prison located in the south of Mexico City.
An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
A snake charmer’s basket that brings forth only deaf creatures. A moon revealing a new side. Twisted heroines scratching their way out of a film still.
In this austere drama, the situation of being a hostage is explored. Sandrine Bonnaire plays a European researcher who is abducted by some ill-educated rebels in a North African country. They have no clear reason for holding her hostage, and after a considerable period of time (and an escape attempt by their captive), they simply let her go. The story is based on a similar situation that the director Raymond Depardon covered when he was a reporter.
Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Jessica and her fiancé Evan just moved from the city into their dream home on a quiet suburban street. Soon after, Jessica catches her seemingly friendly new neighbor, Simon, in a strange lie and can't let her suspicions rest. The danger escalates when Simon lures her inside his home and imprisons Jessica in his secret bunker, meticulously decorated in the idealized style of the 1950's.
After a botched suicide attempt Sam Hoffman finds herself trapped in an evil insane asylum
London 1846. Singer Gloria Vane has a resounding success at the Adelphi Theater. While she throws a brilliant party
During the Conquest of the Desert, a French woman, wife of a colonel, arrives in a town on the Southern Border. When she finds out that there is another French woman captive among the Indians in the area, her project will be to recover her. Based on the story "History of the warrior and the captive", by Jorge Luis Borges.
Filmed in 1962 but not released in the US until 1966 (with 20 of its 108 minutes removed), Conquered City is an all-star World War II drama financed in Italy and filmed in Greece. An Athens hotel, full of refugees and expatriates of all nationalities, is captured by Allied troops in the closing days of the War. British Major David Niven has been ordered to prevent a cache of weapons hidden in the hotel from falling into the hands of renegade troops. He cannot allow himself to trust anyone--not even the most innocent-looking (or attractive) of guests. Originally titled La Citta Prigioniera. Conquered City was released in English-speaking countries outside the U.S. as Captive City.
In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two cousins.
A hitchhiking runaway tells the man who picks her up about her friends' sexual escapades.