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Passion Fish | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Passion Fish  135 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Sayles]  [11 Dec 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Lenore Banks, Mary McDonnell, Will Mahoney
Plot:  May-Alice Culhane was a successful soap opera star, but a car accident has left her bound to a wheelchair. She returns to her now-empty family home in the bayous of Louisiana which she had ...
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Matewan | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Matewan  135 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, History]  [John Sayles]  [30 Jun 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Cooper, David Strathairn, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham
Plot:  A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Secret of Roan Inish | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Secret of Roan Inish  103 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Fantasy]  [John Sayles]  [03 Feb 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Dave Duffy, Declan Hannigan, Eileen Colgan, Jeni Courtney, Mick Lally, Pat Slowey
Plot:  Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes and active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.
Writer:  Rosalie K. Fry (book), John Sayles (screenplay)
Language:  English, Irish    Country:  USA, Ireland    More Info:  IMDB
City of Hope | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  City of Hope  129 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [John Sayles]  [15 Nov 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Cooper, Stephen Mendillo, Tony Lo Bianco, Vincent Spano
Plot:  An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lone Star | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Lone Star  135 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery]  [John Sayles]  [21 Jun 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 17 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Stephen J. Lang, Stephen Mendillo
Plot:  When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Baby It's You | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Baby It's You  105 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Sayles]  [04 Mar 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Jack Davidson, Joanna Merlin, Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano
Plot:  In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik from the other side of the tracks make their way in a first love romance.
Writer:  Amy Robinson (story), John Sayles (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Brother from Another Planet | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Brother from Another Planet  108 min,  R,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [John Sayles]  [08 Nov 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Daryl Edwards, Joe Morton, Ray Ramirez, Rosanna Carter, Yves Rene
Plot:  A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lianna | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Lianna  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Sayles]  [08 Sep 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Hallaren, Jo Henderson, Jon DeVries, Linda Griffiths
Plot:  A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eight Men Out | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Eight Men Out  119 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Sport]  [John Sayles]  [02 Sep 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Lloyd, Clifton James, John Cusack, Michael Lerner
Plot:  A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Writer:  Eliot Asinof (book), John Sayles (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Limbo | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Limbo  126 min,  R,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [John Sayles]  [07 Jul 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  David Strathairn, Hermínio Ramos, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Vanessa Martinez
Plot:  In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casa de los babys | Movie Details for Director John Sayles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Casa de los babys  95 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Sayles]  [01 Jan 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Amanda Álvarez, Angelina Peláez, Daryl Hannah, Lizzie Curry Martinez, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary Steenburgen, Vanessa Martinez
Plot:  Six American women who planned on travelling to South America to adopt babies are forced, by law, to live there.
Writer:  John Sayles
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB

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