Music & Romance Collection: Shout / Captain Corelli's Mandolin / Connie and Carla / The Man Who Cried / The Caveman's Valentine / Madame Sousatzka
FEEL THE HEAT AND THE BEAT IN THESE SIX STAR-FILLED FILMS.
Jesse Tucker's (James Walters) rebellious ways eventually land him in the Benedict Home for Boys in a sleepy Texas town in the '50s. But when Jack Cabe (John Travolta) breezes in as the new music teacher, he introduces Jesse and the boys to the fresh and dangerous new sounds of rock 'n' roll. Cabe encourages Jesse to redirect his emotions into music, and to trust his love for Sara (Heather Graham), the beautiful young daughter of the repressive headmaster (Richard Jordan). First-time romance and no-frills rock music form the core of this moving story set during the birth of rock 'n' roll.
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Academy Award®️ winner Nicolas Cage and sexy Penelope Cruz electrify the screen in this romance from director John Madden. Cage stars as Captain Antonio Corelli, an Italian officer whose company of soldiers is sent to Cephalonia, a beautiful Greek island untouched by war. A free spirit with a passion for music and romance, Corelli is enchanted by Cephalonia and its people - especially Pelagia (Cruz), the gorgeous, proud daughter of the island's doctor (John Hurt). Engaged to a local fisherman (Christian Bale), Pelagia resists Corelli's attentions, but the kind and charming captain weakens her defenses. Surrendering their hearts, Corelli and Pelagia begin a heated affair. But before love can grow, the war crashes on Cephalonia's shores, forcing Corelli and Pelagia to make dangerous sacrifices for country and home...and risk losing each other forever.
Connie and Carla
Best friends Connie and Carla have always dreamed of fame and fortune, but their careers in show business are going nowhere fast. After witnessing a crime, they are forced to go on the run and keep their true identities secret. The dazzling duo stumble on an ingenious way to let their many talents shine. Now with a little luck - and lots of beauty products - they're going straight to the top, with plenty of side-splitting twists and turns along the way! Connie and Carla is an irresistible comedy-adventure filled with fun and loaded with laughter!
The Man Who Cried
Stars soar in this alluring tale of passion, intrigue and betrayal. Set against a romantic Parisian backdrop, the lives of four strangers - an innocent young woman with a dangerous secret (Christina Ricci), a seductive cabaret dancer (Cate Blanchett), a mysterious stranger (Johnny Depp) and an unscrupulous operatic tenor (John Turturro) - collide on one fateful evening when secrecy is a matter of survival!
The Caveman’s Valentine
In this spine-tingling and visually stunning thriller, Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson delivers a "full-throttle performance" (People) as Romulus Ledbetter, a misunderstood musician turned recluse, hiding from personal demons in a New York City cave. When Romulus finds the frozen body of a young drifter in a tree, the authorities - including his police officer daughter (Annjanue Ellis) - claim the death is accidental. Romulus is convinced the man was murdered by prominent art photographer David Leppenraub (Colm Feore). But how can he prove he's right when everyone thinks he's insane?
Shirley MacLaine stars as the eccentric and endearing Madame Sousatzka, a flamboyant piano instructor who teaches gifted students how to play, and how to live. In her dark London flat that serves as a shrine to her troubled musical past, Madame Sousatzka begins teaching a charismatic young prodigy named Manek (Navin Chowdhry). Pulling Manek away from Madame's disciplined teachings are his ambitious mother, a relentless talent agent, and his own desire to follow the reckless whims of a teenage life. When her talented young protege decides to debut at a prestigious concert against her wishes, Madame Sousatzka once again faces the pain of losing a cherished part of her life to the changing world around her.
John Travolta, Nicolas Cage , Penelope Cruz, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Nia Vardalos, Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchette, Samuel L. Jackson, Shirley MacLaine
Heather Graham, Linda Fiorentino, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hurt, John Turturro, Harry Dean Stanton, Anthony Michael Hall, Greg Ellis
Jeffrey Hornaday | John Madden | Michael Lambeck | Sally Potter | Kasi Lemmons | John Schlesinger
Joe Gayton | Shawn Slovo, Louis de Bernières | Nia Vardalos | Sally Potter | George Dawes Green | Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, John Schlesinger, Peter Morgan, Mark Wadlow
Drama, Romance, Music
PG-13 | R
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