The Painted Veil
by W. Somerset Maugham
Set in England and Hong Kong in the 1920s, The Painted Veil is the story of the beautiful, but love-starved Kitty Fane and her scentist husband. When her husband discovers her adulterous affair, he forces her to accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo
by Christy Lefteri
The unforgettable love story of a mother blinded by loss and her husband who insists on their survival as they undertake the Syrian refugee trail to Europe.
The Swan Thieves
by Elisabeth Kostova
The Swan Thieves is a story of obsession, history's losses, and the power of art to preserve human hope.
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line
by Deepa Anappara
Three friends venture into the most dangerous corners of a sprawling Indian city to find their missing classmate.
2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho.
A riotous social satire that’s as gloriously entertaining as it is deeply sardonic.
Meg Ryan and Kevin Klein - a romantic comedy - a fear of flying and the beautiful French
way of life.
Heart-wrenching performances punctuate this sophisticated, literary film about the messy aftermath of world war II - staring Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard and Jason Clarke.
Set in French Indochina during the politically turbulent 1930s, Regis Wargnier's film stars Catherine Deneuve as a plantation owner who becomes involved in a torrid love triangle between a handsome French soldier (Vincent Pérez) and her beloved adopted Asian daughter (Linh Dam Phan). Won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
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