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Mockery

August 13, 1927

There is hunger in Siberia during the Russian Civil War. One day while dim-witted peasant Sergei is searching corpses for food, he meets a young woman looking for the town of Novokursk. She asks Sergei to help her get there, and to tell anyone they might meet that he is her husband.

In France of the late 19th century, the wife of a wealthy general, the Countess Louise, sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts; she claims to have lost them. Her husband quickly learns of the deceit, which is the beginning of many tragic misunderstandings, all involving the earrings, the general, the countess, & her new lover, the Italian Baron Donati.

Escape

November 1, 1940

An American goes to Germany to find his mother and discovers her in a concentration camp. With the help of an American-born widowed countess he seeks to engineer her escape.

What Every Woman Knows

October 18, 1934

Aspiring young Scottish politician John Shand enters into an unusual agreement with the wealthy Wylie family -- if they fund his education, he must marry their daughter, Maggie. Staying true to his word, John weds Maggie and begins a successful career, thanks largely to his savvy wife. The couple's relationship is placed in jeopardy when John faces temptation in the form of the lovely aristocrat Lady Sybil Tenterden.

The Scapegoat

August 6, 1959

An Englishman in France unwittingly is placed into the identity, and steps into the vacated life, of a look-alike French nobleman.

Gosford Park

December 26, 2001

In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.

The Age of Innocence

September 17, 1993

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

The Madwoman of Chaillot

October 12, 1969

An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.

After Tonight

November 10, 1933

A Russian spy falls for an Austrian captain in this WW1 romance.

Senso

September 2, 1954

A troubled and neurotic Italian Countess betrays her entire country for a self-destructive love affair with an Austrian Lieutenant.

Quentin Durward

November 23, 1955

During the 15th century reign of France's King Louis XI, a young Scottish man is sent by his English Lord to woo a French lady on his behalf. The plan goes awry when the young man falls in love with her. Based on the classic novel by Sir Walter Scott.

Dracula's Daughter

May 11, 1936

A countess from Transylvania seeks a psychiatrist’s help to cure her vampiric cravings.

The Countess of Corfu

February 7, 1972

A businnesman, Sotiris Karelis, is presented to the piano teacher and twice a widow, Antzolina, and asks her to sell her mansion in order to convert it into a hotel. The same time, an Italian music group arrive in Corfu, which has been abandoned by Alinda Ritsi singer. Antzolina is persuaded not only to host her home but also to replace the singer. However, there is a lot of confusion because the singer of the group Alinda Ritsi comes in Corfu with her fiancée, and everyone is starting to look for their real identities.

Miss Julie

April 7, 1952

Based on the play by August Strindberg, Miss Julie vividly depicts the battle of the sexes and classes that ensues when Julie, a wealthy businessman's daughter, falls for Jean, her father's bitter servant.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

August 18, 1952

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The Age of Innocence

September 14, 1934

An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan.

The Author's Crime

January 1, 1974

A wealthy Countess is warned that if she gives a valuable painting away as first prize in a music competition, the only thing handed out will be death. In rapid succession, the painting is stolen, the Countess murdered, her niece kidnapped, and the police baffled as the killings continue

Bathory: Countess of Blood

November 22, 2008

Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell victim to men’s aspirations for power and wealth.

The Countess

June 7, 2011

A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

Knight Without Armour

July 23, 1937

British agent working in Russia is forced to remain longer than planned once the revolution begins. After being released from prison in Siberia he posses as a Russian Commissar. Because of his position among the revolutionaries he is able to rescue a Russian countess from the Bolsheviks.

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