A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.
An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement from her mischievous friend, Mary, Flora changes the Starkadders' lives forever when she settles into their rustic estate, bringing the backward clan up to date and finding inspiration for her novel in the process.
Cameron is a nighttime courier with a heart of gold and a secret. Dusk to dawn, he makes deliveries all over the Los Angeles area. A skilled chef, he's saving for his own food truck, but he's too busy taking care of other people to put his own dreams first. When his next pickup turns out to be Jasmine, the attractive, headstrong daughter of a client, the ensuing sparks light up the night sky. Will this chance encounter be just another delivery, or will it change his life forever?
Dolores has everthing she wants for her birthday: a party, 18 glowing candles, and Stephen, the handsome stranger who's more than a guest. He's a prisoner. COLD COMFORT bristles with the suspense, passion and danger of three people caught up in a madman's game.
The second of Jesper W. Nielsen trilogy: Buldermanden, Lykkefanten and Ogginoggen.
High-powered single-woman Jane Berry is focused on the important things in life, such as advancing her career and spending a bundle on fashionable shoes. But then a car accident on Christmas Eve changes her forever: Jane wakes up after the crash to discover that she is a married stay-at-home mom with two kids and a passion for charity work. Is she dreaming? Crazy? Is this a strange twist of fate?
Gong-cheol cares for his new wife Eun-mi who cannot walk after a terrible accident. Enter the sexy maid Young-joo who comforts Gong-cheol who is tired of caring for Eun-mi. The two grow closer at home and Eun-mi witnesses it. Young-eun sees that Eun-mi is sad and cold and says something Eun-mi can't quite understand. Then, Eun-mi recalls the shocking past and her accident that had been surpressed in her memory.
The story of Spencer Hayes, a washed-up childhood actor, determined to get back into the show business ventures to charming Franklin and Charleston, South Carolina for a new role as a small-town Southern man. Struggling between his desires as an actor and his longing to experience true connections and real love, catastrophic turns of event unleash, both past and future.
Tomi Akiyama and her boyfriend Nakamura are troubled about allegations about a Comfort House in China. Tomi gets into the camp, first as a journalist, but is then captured and sent in as a participant. Nakamura is upset by this particular event, and the situation in general, and takes action. The progress of several other characters is followed, including a kind-of happy hooker, a jovial chubby Japanese woman and a brutal and rude general, laced with stock war footage and historical inter-titles.
The wife of a Southern mobster takes over the family business when her husband is sent to jail.
Two strangers' paths crisscross as they make their way toward Canada.
This moving documentary chronicles the last year in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer. We're introduced to several prominent figures in Robert's life -- most importantly, his life partner, Lola Cola. Lola is a transsexual who's become Robert's life partner and caretaker. The two prepare to lead a panel at the annual Southern Comfort conference, a yearly event created for transgendered individuals.
Comfort Stations consists of a found set of images and sounds with an instruction text making up some sort of psychological test. Participants should open themselves to experiencing the events with all of their senses. Feel free to participate but please remember to treat these experiences with caution.
A film about being together.
Inconvenient comfort is about Annabelle, a woman who really got attached to her mobility scooter. She's not aware that she's bound to this vehicle because of her empty yet comforting life. A series of events will make her realize something important.
Pascal and Pauline are coming back to their parents’ estate. After years of travelling the world, they are no longer in a position to afford the property bills. They confront their childhood friends. Friends coming from less wealthy families and who never left their countryside.
A man who cares for his disabled wife falls in love with his housemaid.
Time rushes by us. It rushes like the clouds in the sky that are swept and left drifting by the wind. As it passes we live and feel its passage. A brief reflection about time and life seen through two moments of our mother’s lives.
Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It in the Family, which premiered nine months before Too Close for Comfort debuted in the U.S. Its name was changed to The Ted Knight Show when the show was retooled for its final season.
The Hairy Bikers cook some of their favourite comfort food. From feasts for friends and family to meals inspired by pub grub, they create the ultimate feel-good dishes.
Childless Comfort is a 2012 South Korean television series, starring Lee Soon-jae, Kim Hae-sook, Yoo Dong-geun and Uhm Ji-won. It is about three generations of the Ahn family who are all living in one house in the suburbs of Seoul, and how they deal with the societal discrimination that their smart and highly educated, eldest granddaughter faces, when she became a single mother. It aired on cable channel jTBC from October 27, 2012 to March 17, 2013 on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:50 for 39 episodes. The series received consistently solid ratings, and its January 26, 2013 episode reached 7.955%, breaking the previous record of Reply 1997 to become the highest viewership ratings that a drama has received on Korean cable. It went on to break its own record for the February 24 episode, with another cable drama all-time rating high of 10.715%.
Jamie Oliver is taking the nation’s favourite dishes to the next level in this exciting and indulgent new six-part Channel 4 series, starting on September 1st. Jamie’s Comfort Food is packed full of reinvented British classics, nostalgic comforters, outdoor treats and scrumptious puds – all guaranteed to put a smile on your face. As well as creating the perfect burger and the ultimate cheese toastie, Jamie will be giving classics like shepherd’s pie and lasagne a lift, making grown-up versions of old favourites like chicken Kiev and Bolognese ravioli and giving old-school puds like pavlova and sticky toffee pudding a gorgeous makeover. From the tastes of childhood to guilty pleasures, the series is crammed with lip-smacking, show-stopping dishes associated with happy memories of home, weekends, holidays, celebrations and special occasions. Filmed at Jamie’s Essex home with f
Adaptation of Stella Gibbons's comic novel of the same name.
Stop-motion animated series with a cast of animals, sound-biting on a specific topic each episode, such as creatures' sporting adventures, Christmas, and visits to veterinarians. The show satirizes modern man on the street and documentary interviews, responding to unseen questioners. The voices of the characters, such as recurring dog and cat duo Trixie and Captain Cuddlepuss, are supplied by everyday people speaking varied regional accents, credited as The Great British Public. The creatures are portrayed in their own habitats. Creature Comforts was originally a short film, then a series of highly popular commercials, later a U.S. series.
Based on the original Academy Award-winning short film of the same name, the stop-motion animated series employs a unique format that culls excerpts from real person interviews and places them in the mouths of a wide variety of animated animals to produce humorous, charming and insightful commentaries on everyday life.