A brilliant collection of beautifully animated episodes based on selected masterpieces of Japanese modern literature.
The aim of this series is to appeal to the viewer at large and to give him or her some idea of the variety and individuality which Japanese literature has developed over the last hundred years.
The authors range from Higuchi Ichiyou (Takekurabe), Mori Ougai (The Dancing Girl) and Natsume Souseki (Botchan) to Kawabata Yasunari (The Izu Dancer), Nobel laureate of 1968, and Mishima Yukio (The Sound of Waves).
Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.
Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre Boulle.
Born with a genetic defect, 23-year-old agent Gaia lacks one of the most basic human instincts: fear. She works for an elite Special Investigations Unit (SIU) staffed with the finest young agents to infiltrate and apprehend society's dangerous new class of young criminals. While her partners Ryan and Harmony suspect she has a secret, they have no choice but to trust her. Whether her rare mutation is an important asset or a deadly liability for the unit remains to be seen.
Painter of the Wind is a 2008 South Korean historical television series starring Moon Geun-young and Park Shin-yang. Based on the bestselling historical fiction novel by Lee Jung-myung that took artistic license with the premise that perhaps the Joseon painter Shin Yun-bok had really been a woman, it centers on Yun-bok, a talented young painter who disguises herself as a boy to search for her father's murderer. She meets Kim Hong-do, a master painter who guides her into becoming a great artist, and they develop a strong friendship of mentor and disciple.
The drama has won numerous awards, including the Asian TV Series Special Award at the 2010 Shanghai Television Festival and the silver award at the 2010 Houston International Film Festival, while actress Moon Geun-young received the grand prize at the 2008 SBS Drama Awards, as well as Best TV Actress at the 2009 Baeksang Arts Awards and 2008 Grimae Awards for her role.
Outside the magical barriers lies a world overrun by fiery beasts known as Flame Demons, and the only ones who can protect humanity are the Fire Hunters. In the dark woods where the beasts roam is where Tōko, a young villager, is rescued from attack by one of these skilled trackers, Kōshi. But their meeting was no accident, and a new destiny begins.
After landing a job as a horoscope columnist, aspiring journalist Luna discovers an unlikely connection to her tarot deck that only further complicates her love life, friendships, and professional dreams.
A 12-year-old boy becomes the lone survivor of a plane crash. As he and others affected by the tragedy try to make sense of what happened, unexpected friendships, romances, and communities are formed.
Brilliant strategist Bai Ping Ting and prince-general Chu Bei Jie of rival kingdoms find themselves torn between loyalty to the country and their passionate love for each other.
In the summer of 1995, two vulnerable teenage girls are accused of murdering their schoolteacher. For seventeen years, the two girls go their separate ways, Poppy having been charged with the murder. Fast-forward to modern day. Happily married mother Serena is now back in the same seaside town for the first time as she cares for her dying mother Rachel. Poppy is living in quite different circumstances. Having served seventeen years for a crime she still insists she didn’t commit, she has only one thing on her mind… the truth. And if she didn’t kill Marcus, then who did?
Lo que escondían sus ojos
When Tara discovers her fiancé and fellow solicitor Eric has been cheating with a colleague, she leaves him and their prestigious law firm to set up her own practice specializing in family and divorce law. Tara's cases will put her in direct conflict with influential families and the legal and political establishment as well as challenging her own personal morals.
'Stardust' is a 2006 miniseries produced for RTÉ by Brackside Merlin Films. The first episode surrounds the night a fire broke out at the Stardust Disco in North Dublin on 13 February 1981, in which 48 people died. The second episode depicts the search for answers and justice by families and survivors. It was screened over two nights on the 25th anniversary of the fire in 2006.
Eye Candy is a six member underground rock band led by Byung Hee. When the group transfers into the prestigious Jungsang High School, they find their rival, Strawberry Fields. This is a story about the two rock bands and how they deal with friendship, relationships, and their passion for music.
Five Fingers is about young people overcoming their tragedy and fulfilling their dreams. There’s a boy, Ji Ho, who’s eager to be part of one family. Step-mother who saved a son from the fire, while leaving her birth son inside. This boy wants to become a son of a mother, who’s not his birth mother. He wants to become a brother to a younger brother, who’s not his true brother. Ji Ho’s life may look miserable. But he has an outstanding talent as a pianist. However, he has a rival to overcome. In Ha, who also has a professional skill. Although, he doesn’t get much attention. Stay tuned to see the battle between these two different pianists.
Dramatization of Nancy Mitford's novel about three aristocratic young girls' adventures in love.
A Russian mystery miniseries set both in medieval times and in the days of Perestroika.
A horrific murder upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney’s Office when one of its own is suspected of the crime—leaving the accused fighting to keep his family together.
Explores the relationship which develops between a grieving mother and the man she believes murdered her daughter.
A recently retired English professor discovers a real knack for investigation and cannot help but interfere with the cases assigned to her police detective son.
A small fictional village in England is completely subdued by an alien presence for an entire day. Upon waking, it is discovered that numerous women in the town are pregnant.