American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a party at her boss's home who invites her to fly to Venice in his private plane. Frances, who has been in Rome for 15 years as the secretary of a successful American writer who talks a lot like George Bernard Shaw and is just as elusive as Professor Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady," tells her at first to say "no" and then decides that together they can handle the man nicknamed the predatory prince. Coins tossed in the Trevi Fountain can indeed work magic.
Single mom Madison finds herself scraping pennies together two weeks before Christmas after the IRS freezes her bank account, her ex fails to come through with any help and her boss fires her. Desperate to pay bills and buy gifts for her teenage children, Madison jumps into the ever-popular "gig economy." That's when she meets and eventually gets hired by obnoxious, sidelined former pro football player Alec Darby, also secretly on the verge of going broke. This odd couple butts heads time and time again, but they eventually forge a friendship. And, to their surprise, they learn a lot about themselves and teach one another how to be better people.
Achu (Gopal) and Kichu (Vasudev), hailing from a hamlet in Kumarakom live by their dream of owning a geared bicycle. In their journey towards their dream, the boys gets separated in the city and face unseen challenges. Gold coins portrays the journey of these two young brothers through a test of human values, conviction and perseverance.
There is a belief in Thailand which requires relatives to put coins inside the mouth of the deceased so that they can move on to the afterlife. However, there is a group of reckless and irresponsible teenagers who keep stealing the gold coins from the deceased. Consumed by their own greed, the teenagers then set out to steal from a millionaire's corpse who had a mouthful of gold coins and their action somehow angers the dead man. Later, the group of teenagers then encounter various horrifying situations as the spirits of the man returns to haunt them.
This 1956 adaptation of the novel with the same title puts more focus on the characters and their interactions than the previous version.
Self-portrait through a tour of the filmmaker's studio.
An escort team was on a perilous journey to transport some gold taels. When they fell into the ambush set up by a gang of thieves and their gold shipment was robbed, a formidable student of the escort agency set off to the bandits’ hideout to retrieve the goods…
A worker daydreams while in the bathroom
TV remake. Three vacationing American women searching for romance during their visit to Rome.
Elizabeth Rimplegar inhabits a household populated by virtual lunatics. Her mother, Nellie, mishandled the family fortune, and, alas, the stock market crash has depleted their worth. Elizabeth's goofy brothers cannot easily adjust to the life of the average worker. Meanwhile, the family doctor has his eye on Elizabeth, but he will have to compete with her suitor, an ill-informed writer.
How much is a promise worth these days? An aspiring fashion designer finds out when she has to choose between fulfilling her promise and realizing her dream.
In the background is a row of three-masted sailing ships, at anchor, their sales furled. In the foreground, a simple pier that's more like a yardarm juts out above the water; about 15 boys of six or seven years of age are on the jutting wood, and they jump off into the water below. The water looks to be about three feet deep. They swim back toward the pier. A small motorized boat passes. It's a stationary camera; one take.
Despite her love for Shuichi, Aya leaves him and returns to Hokkaido by herself after deciding that Shuichi would live happily with Shoko. Takumi follows Aya to confess his true feelings for her by saying he would even wait for another hundred years until she could love him. One year passes by. While Aya is enjoying her new life with Takumi in Hokkaido, Shuichi continues to think about her. Shuichi's true feelings for Aya grow stronger and stronger after he lost his wife Shoko. At the same time, Takumi becomes paralyzed in an accident though he was finally able to keep his loved one by his side. Just as Aya is truly at a loss and unable to decide which man to choose, she faces another tragedy of losing her eyesight in an accident. This story in the second series of Heaven's Coins unfolds as the destinies of one woman and a pair of brothers are continuously tested by people around them, including a man conspiring to take over the hospital which Takumi and Shuichi inherited from their father. "What does it mean to love someone?" "How do we attain true happiness?" "Is money all we need to become happy?"
Legendary comedy writer and director Larry Charles travels the world in search of humor in the most unusual, unexpected and dangerous places.