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The Story of Edgar Sawt...

The story revolves around a mute teenager who lives on a farm in Wisconsin with a family that’s raised a coveted breed of dog for generations. Edgar Sawtelle’s father dies mysteriously after his uncle comes to stay with the family, which sends the youth fleeing into the woods with three of his dogs.

Burial Rites

A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.

Miss Saigon

The story centers on the tragic love story of a Vietnamese bar girl and an American soldier before the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Salt to the Sea

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.

The Crowded Room

A true story about Billy Milligan, a man with 24 different personalities. Afflicted with multiple personalities due to a childhood filled with abuse, Billy Milligan, livesa nightmarishly schizoid life. Eventually, several of his personalities band together and commit a series of rapes, which results in Billy being put in a hospital for the criminally insane. Now well on the road to mental health, Billy hopes to be set free, but instead finds himself remanded to a hellhole of a mental hospital by a society that still fears him. Inevitably, though, justice prevails. As of this day, Billy leads a productive, sane, freelife.

The False Prince

Set in a distant land after the king, queen and crown prince are murdered, a nobleman devises a plan to find someone to impersonate the king’s long-lost son and act as a puppet. An orphan finds himself chosen with three other boys in the running. But this is no mere competition -- with court intrigue and political conspiracies make it a contest to the death.

The Other Mrs.

When Will and Sadie Foust inherit a house on a small, remote island off the coast of Maine, they jump at the chance to make a fresh start with their family. However, they can't escape the secrets of their past.

Dirty White Boys

Bud Pewtie, a flawed state trooper, attempts to track down three violent escaped convicts.

Flash Boys

A financial thriller about a group of Wall Street traders who band together to reform the market and fight the long-secret phenomenon known as high-frequency trading (HFT).

My Stroke of Insight

A neuroanatomist suffers a crippling stroke and spends eight years trying to recover while experience first-hand how the brain adapts.

The Friday Night Knitti...

A single mom juggles the demands of running a knitting store with raising her teen daughter. Her regular customers gather once a week to work on their latest projects and chat. When a tragedy occurs, the customers are forced to realize they've created more than just a knitting club.

Vikingr

Focuses on larger-than-life heroes, adventures and battles of early Nordic settlers as well as daily life in the Viking age.

1066

About the epochal confrontation between King Harold and William the Conqueror for control of England's throne that culminated in the Battle of Hastings. The victory by William, and the ensuing Norman takeover of England, signaled the end of the Dark Ages in Blighty and was the last successful hostile invasion of Great Britain.

How to Stop Time

Tom Hazard may look like an ordinary 41-year-old but, owing to an extremely rare condition, he has been alive for centuries.

Not a Drop to Drink

Lynn's survival in the dystopian world means protecting her precious freshwater pond against drought, snowless winters, coyotes, and, most importantly, people looking for a drink. Having a pond requires the fortitude to protect it, something Mother taught her well during their quiet hours on the rooftop, rifles in hand. But wisps of smoke on the horizon mean one thing: strangers are coming.

Sleeper

Set in a universe where a few people are spontaneously developing superpowers, Holden Carver, a man who can absorb pain and pass it on to others, infiltrates a criminal organization on behalf of a law enforcement agency. His allegiances come into question, especially when he falls for the alluring killer, Miss Misery.

The Giver of Stars

Set in Depression-era Kentucky and rooted in true events, the story of a group of young women who defy the odds to bring knowledge to a remote mountain community.