A five-part feature from acclaimed filmmakers Merchant Ivory, that takes place over one 24-hour period in New York City’s worst heat wave. As the city literally reaches a boiling point, residents are driven to desperate acts of love, hope, and surrender.
PRESENCE OF MIND
After the death of her incestuous father, a young woman is hired to serve as governess for her two children at an eerie estate harboring a dark secret.
A young man inherits a nearly bankrupt funeral home from his estranged father. He falls in love with the alluring mortician, only to find out she's offing people to keep the place in business!
Loosely based on the fable Little Red Riding Hood, this gritty thriller follows a savvy young lady as she leaves her dysfunctional family for peace in the trailer-home of her grandma. Pursued by an evil, child psychologist on her journey for redemption, she must use wit and cunning to survive.
Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect their family.
In Victorian England, a naïve and unseasoned young man (Jared Leto) forsakes his aristocratic position and wealth to pursue the passionate love of a beautiful woman. Betrayed by this love and deceived by the man he thought a friend; he finds he is the victim of a sinister plot for revenge.
Told from his prison cell, a man recounts his epic search for buried treasure through the Gothic swampland and cemeteries of the Deep South, and the mysterious and intriguing woman he encountered at every turn.