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Films with: Kline, Kevin

Anniversary party
Novelist Joe and his actress wife Sally throw a party to celebrate the sixth anniversary of their turbulent marriage. At the party both guests and hosts start telling each other the truth-- something rarely heard in Hollywood.
DVD 8918
As you like it
Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede.
DVD 5365
Beauty and the beast
The journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle.
DVD 12267
Big chill
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds.
DVD 369
Chaplin
Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972.
DVD 8571
Conspirator
"In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President and others. Against the ominous backdrop of post-Civil War Washington, war hero Frederick Aiken (James McAvoy) reluctantly agrees to defend the lone woman charged, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), before a military tribunal. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life"--Container.
DVD 8372
Cry freedom /
Story of Black activist Stephen Biko (Washington) and a liberal white newspaper editor Donald Woods (Kline) who risks his own life to bring Biko's message to the world.
DVD 152
De-Lovely
A musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter. The film imagines Porter looking back on his life as a stage show, with past memories taking shape as numbers in an elaborate and elegant musical accompanied by his songs. His personal history is illustrated by these performances, especially the complicated relationship with his wife, wealthy socialite Linda Lee Porter, who is shown as being the main inspiration for his work despite his extramarital affairs.
DVD 8338
Dean
Dean is an illustrator whose unwillingness to deal with the recent death of his mother means escaping his hometown of New York for an interview with an ad agency in Los Angeles. His retired engineer dad Robert takes a more regimented approach to grief, including putting the family home up for sale. Both father and son set out on their own paths to find a new normal as unexpected circumstances and potential new love interests threaten to thwart all plans.
DVD 12384
Fierce creatures
When ruthless media mogul Rod McCain acquires England's Marwood Zoo, he sends his sexy marketing executive and his lecherous son to whip the place into shape, but they discover Marwood's straitlaced director has already implemented his own harebrained scheme to boost attendance: from now on the zoo will do away with cute, cuddly animals and display only "fierce creatures."
DVD 2199
Films of Lawrence Kasdan
Profile of horror film director Wes Craven, featuring extensive film clips and interviews with actors and collaborators who have worked with him. Includes filmography, awards list and weblink.
DVD 1086
Fish called Wanda
Comedy about a sexy American babe, Wanda, who tries to deceive her Nietzche-quoting boyfriend, an animal-loving hitman and an embarrassment-prone counselor out of a fortune in jewels.
DVD 54
Grand Canyon
"When a lawyer's car breaks down in a dangerous Los Angeles neighborhood, a tow-truck driver arrives just in time to save his life. The two men begin a deep friendship that sets off a chain of unsettling and surprising events involviing their families and friends for years to come."--Container.
DVD 2019
Hamlet
This version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, is presented in modern dress.
DVD 2461
Hunchback of Notre Dame
Quasimodo ventures from his tower to the joyous festival of fools, but the crowd turns cruel and rejects him because of the way he looks. The gypsy Esmeralda rescues him and he finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves--while reminding us to see people as they are rather than how they appear.
DVD 7417
Ice storm
"The story of two disfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container.
DVD 2184
Joueuse Queen to play /
"Lovely and quietly intelligent, French chambermaid Hélène ... comes upon a couple ... engaged in an intensely sensual chess match and discovers she has a knack for the game. This obsession, much to the chagrin of her husband and teenage daughter, leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor ... a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives"--Container.
DVD 8282
My old lady
When Mathias Gold arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways.
DVD 10859
Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert and Sullivan's raucous and comedic operatic tale of Federic, a 'slave to duty' pirate, and the lowly band of 'orphaned' pirates, is captured in all its fun and glory in this never before released production.
DVD 6157
Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs, and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles.
DVD 8707
Prairie home companion
As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host G.K. serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the likes of popular country duo Yolanda and Rhonda Johnson and singing cowboys the Old Trailhands. This is one show where the under-the-line antics are nearly as entertaining as the program itself. The efforts of down-on-his-luck private dick and backstage doorkeeper Guy Noir discovers the true identity of a mysterious blonde and helps aspiring teen singer Lola to find her true voice before a live audience. There is still plenty of fun and mystery to be had at the old Fitzgerald before the final curtain falls.
DVD 4610
Princess Caraboo
A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
DVD 2120
Ricki and the flash
Ricki, a guitar heroine who gives up everything for her dream of rock n' roll stardom, now returns home to make things right with her family.
DVD 11300
Silverado
A fast-riding adventure story of four strangers drawn together on the Western frontier.
DVD 513
Sophie's choice
A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbor.
DVD 340
Theater of war
An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from Nazi Germany, subsequent exile, testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee, and his eventual return to the country where the play was first staged. Along with backstage scenes and discussion by theatre notables such as Tony Kushner and Streep's costar Kevin Kline, the documentary seeks to depict the history and inspirations underlying the play's themes.
DVD 8493
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream
DVD 1068