Sticks and Bones

Sticks and Bones 1973

A young man returns home from Vietnam blind. He is very bitter about the war and alienates his family and friends. This movie deals with the aftermath of war and how people react to it both veterans and their families. (IMDb)

Five Desperate Women

Five Desperate Women 1971

Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When one of the women is found dead, the others begin to fear the captain, who's been acting strangely. Wylie and the captain argue over the identity of the murderer, each accusing the other, and a fight erupts. Alarmed, the women attempt to leave the island, but the boat -- their only means of escape -- explodes and sinks before they can board it. Then Wylie comes to their aid, claiming to have killed the boat captain in self-defense and telling the women they're safe. But are they?

The Lady from Yesterday

The Lady from Yesterday 1985

A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).

There Must Be a Pony

There Must Be a Pony 1986

Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.

Fatal Judgement

Fatal Judgement 1988

A Massachusetts nurse (Patty Duke) is accused of exercising Fatal Judgment in this made-for-TV movie. While tending a seriously ill cancer patient, the nurse administered a generous dose of morphine. The patient died, which is why the woman is now on trial for murder.

A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story

A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story 1989

The story of Mary Thomas, the mother of basketball star Isiah Thomas, and how she fought to keep her family together and her sons out of trouble despite the surroundings of poverty, drugs, crime and violence of their ghetto neighborhood.

Night Chase

Night Chase 1970

A man fleeing the scene of his wife's shooting forms an unexpected relationship with the tough cab driver he hires to drive him to the Mexican border.

Dark River

Dark River 1990

An angry father sets out to get revenge for the death of his daughter in a toxic waste accident.

Edna: The Inebriate Woman

Edna: The Inebriate Woman 1971

A British play about homelessness by Jeremy Sandford, writer of "Cathy Come Home", first broadcast as a BBC Play For Today. It details the deterioration of Edna, a homeless alcoholic and was made at a time when vagrancy was still a criminal offence.

See the Man Run

See the Man Run 1971

Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.

Afternoon Off

Afternoon Off 1979

Lee, a Chinese man, works as a waiter in a hotel in England, despite speaking very little English. Told that a girl called Iris might be interested in him, on his afternoon off work he buys a box of chocolates and sets off to find her.

Heartsounds

Heartsounds 1984

New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help. Wife Martha steps in to fight the system and get a measure of service and compassion. Ultimately the greatest battle is not waged against the medical profession, however, but against Lear's own failing body and his own mortal fears.