The story of three women in different times, related only by a parallel in their personal lives. One, present day, throwing a party for a writer friend suffering from AIDS. Another living in 1949 Los Angeles, suffering as a young wife and mother. The last, Virginia Woolf, writing "Mrs. Dalloway" and contemplating suicide. Based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Academy Award® winners Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett give wickedly entertaining, Oscar-nominated performances, in this sexy, stylish thriller. Judi Dench mesmerizes as Barbara Covett, a teacher who rules over her classroom with an iron fist, yet leads a desperate, solitary life outside it. That is, until she meets radiant new art teacher Sheba Hart (Blanchett). Although at first overjoyed with her newfound kindred spirit, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having an affair with a teenage student, her jealously and rage spiral out of control.
In this updated version of Lillian Hellman's 1934 play, the careers of the two headmistresses of the private Wright-Dobie School for Girls are ruined when one ill-tempered and undisciplined student circulates vicious, scandalous allegations that the two teachers are having an 'unnatural' relationship. A remake of William Wyler's 1936 film THESE THREE.
An intriguing and entertaining study in characters going through varying levels of crisis and introspection. This psychological drama leads you in several different directions, weaving and intersecting various subplots and characters, from a brilliant Tom Cruise, as a self-proclaimed pied-piper, to a child forced to go on a TV game show and the pressures he faces from a ruthless father. MPAA Rating: R Rated R for strong language, drug use, sexuality and some violence. (c) 2000 New Line Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Mouse Bradford has just arrived at Perkins Girls College, leaving behind her father, stepmother and the small town where she grew up. Her two senior roommates, the striking, sharp-witted Pauline and the charming and beautiful Tory, quickly adopt Mouse who has lost her mother. When Pauline and Tory are found to be lovers, Mouse is caught up in the role of accomplice and confessor; and is left torn between her two friends.