In the 1970s, the Japanese youth emancipation also found it's way into the yakuza (crime) societies. A Girl Boss may have a choice between bikes, and between boyfriends. But she has to defend her choices the hard way, as her triumph and power over the girls' gang is questioned by her female rivals, and the all powerful Yakuza Boss. She inspires loyalty to her girls, and to men to the extent of many of them literally giving their lives for her - in a world of knife and gun fighting, bike and car chasing, and violent death.
Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.
A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
A mystic is murdered by three of his disciples because they want to learn the skills he picked up from his mentor; a wizard named Resi Tunggal Manik. They reach Resi Tunggal Manik's hideaway, rape his wife and then throw his daughter Dewi in a river. An alligator catches the girl and she's brought to the kingdom at the bottom of the sea ruled by the Alligator Queen. Once a grown Dewi (who has revenge on her mind) and the Alligator Queen see handsome young Linggar (who's actually Dewi's brother!) a power struggle erupts.
Adèle une jeune trentenaire se fait quitter par Mathieu, l'amour de sa vie. Anéantie, suffoquée, Adèle ne veut plus qu'une chose : mourir. Rachel, une cousine éloignée, la prend en charge. Elle décide d'aider Adèle en essayant de lui trouver du travail, de lui redonner goût à la vie et de la conseiller sentimentalement. Son principal conseil : coucher avec d'autres hommes afin de désacraliser cette histoire... À son corps et coeur défendant, Adèle part au combat.
Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
When two Girl Bosses fight each other over territory, their enmity is difficult to solve - they are equals in looks, strength, determination, and power of their respective girl gangs. So, the way is open to a mischievous Yakuza Boss who invites them for a peaceful way to decide their feud: a sexual challenge for him to decide who is the better Girl Boss. Trapped, both are subject to the man's lust and sadistic assaults. They escape by joining forces against the yakuza gang, though it costs one of the young women her life - when she was friends already with her former enemy.
The pop group Abba is one of Swedens biggest export success stories ever. But how did it all begin? And how was their unique style created, which made such an impact in it's time?
A young boy learns to take control over his life when he is shrunk to the size of an insect and has to sail his own toy boat through a flooded café. Morten has to be shrunk down before he can grow up.
In 1971, four college students got together to form a rock band. Since then, that certain band called Queen have released 26 albums and sold over 300 million records worldwide. The popularity of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon is stronger than ever 40 years on. But it was no bed of roses. No pleasure cruise. Queen had their share of kicks in the face, but they came through and this is how they did it, set against the backdrop of brilliant music and stunning live performances from every corner of the globe. In this film, for the first time, it is the band that tells their story. Featuring brand new interviews with the band and unseen archive footage (including their recently unearthed, first ever TV performance), it is a compelling story told with intelligence, wit, plenty of humor and painful honesty.
A devilish Southern woman, married to a man who despises her, manages to manipulate those around her under the guise of being kind. But, when her sister-in-law is engaged to be married to the woman's former lover and her husband starts up an affair with her cousin, visting from New York, things start to go awry and she sets a plan to destroy it all.
A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Increasingly jaded by how men treat women (including how her own mother is casually abused by her father), Nyi Ageng (Suzanna) decides that's not going to be the path for her. She's forced to marry a wealthy man who later dies under mysterious circumstances.
A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse, the Slavic queen of 8th century Bohemia. Gifted with supernatural powers, a visionary and a seer, this extraordinary woman was able to see the future and in a turbulent time of cultural change founded the modern city of Prague. Libuse ruled as a woman over the tribes of the region with her two beautiful sisters Kazi and Teta and an army of women under the command of her best friend, the Amazon Vlasta. When the peaceful community of farmers is under attack by raiders and split into different parties of power hungry landowners, Libuse is forced into marriage by her own people.
In a final and epic battle in the thrilling sequel to the now classic "Barbarian Queen", Althalia, leads a revolt of peasants and female warriors against the wicked ruler, Arkaris, to regain her throne.
Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Mimi found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets. This is the fascinating and moving story of one incredibly strong woman’ s survival against all odds.
Nikki Holiday, a drag queen cabaret star, tries to fill the void in her life after her plans to start a family fall apart.
A Butoh inspired performance art short film by African-American filmmaker, Sylvia Toy. A mute, solemn priestess dressed in white conducts a birth ritual in a room draped in white to an unseen congregation, while strains of Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 fill the stark room. As she silently performs her sacred duty, her actions are projected in a split screen by a shadow of herself.
It's early summer and Agathe is back in France, at home in Montreuil. She has to get over her husband's death and return to her work as a film director. The unexpected arrival at her house of a couple of Icelanders, a sea lion and a neighbour that she has always desired yet never vanquished will give Agathe the strength to get her life back on track...
A new republican prime minister strips the British monarch and her family of their money and assets, and forces them to live on a rundown council estate.
Ko Himi (Yuko Takeuchi) works as a lawyer and she is also an expert in crisis management. Her clients are women who are trapped in scandals. Ko Himi never gives up on her clients and does whatever is necessary for justice to take place.
This drama depicts the power struggle between various members of the royal family between the reigns of King Sejong and Yeonsangun, for the ultimate prize: the throne.
A boxer who was previously a genius, and a rich girl who has a serious illness. Despite appearing not to have any connection, they are similar. Nothing can melt their heart of ice. What is the sunlight that can melt their frozen heart? If the answer is love, is it too cliché? Tae Woong`s love melted the heart of the ice princess, Bo Ra. Although this winter will be very cold and scary, winter is not the end of the seasons, but the beginning of the hope for a greater love.
Prom Queen is the first web television series produced by former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner's new production company Vuguru and veteran web television production company Big Fantastic, the creators of Sam Has 7 Friends. The series, consisting of 80 episodes of 90 seconds each, is one of the best-funded entrants into the world of original programming designed exclusively for online video. The show generated revenue through sponsorships, by selling some of the clothing worn by the characters, and by carrying advertising for Hairspray. The series premiered April 1, 2007 on MySpace, and supplemental scenes can be seen on MySpace as each of the characters has a MySpace page that includes blogs, Vlogs, and comments between the characters. According to the Financial Times, it marks MySpace's boldest push into original video content. The series was also distributed on YouTube, Veoh, and on an original Prom Queen website. The first season ended on June 20, 2007, with over 15 million views of the episodes during the original 12-week run, and has been viewed by over 40 million people to date. A 15-episode spinoff series, Prom Queen: Summer Heat, debuted on August 27, 2007. On May 7, 2008, a Japanese remake of the series, titled Tokyo Prom Queen, began airing in a similar format.
Reina Ortiz will suffer an accident that will cause her to forget the last eight years of her life, in which she became the wife of tycoon Victor de Rosas, Clara's mother and the owner of the most famous bridal atelier in Las Vegas. She doesn’t even remember the happiest moment of her life; when she fell in love with Nicolas Nuñez. Now Reina, who feels she doesn’t belong to this world of luxury and power, will strive to discover her own truth. Meanwhile, Nicolas is working for the secret service under a new identity as Javier Bolivar, is seeking revenge after Estefania Perez made him believe Reina and Victor were responsible for his unjust imprisonment. Entangled in secrets, tricks and deceptions in a double life of gamble under the framework of gold and precious stones trafficking, Nicolas and Reina will fight for the only thing they cannot leave to chance, their love.
Never cross a woman. Ten years ago, Zuo Shao Tang humiliated Zhang Jin Han in front of the entire school and left her unlucky for the next ten years. Ten years later, they meet again but he does not recognise her. How will the bewildered Zuo Shao Tang escape her vengence? Zhang Jin Han, for her part, suddenly finds herself sharing her new home with two unwelcome roommates. -dramawiki
Warrior Queen is a British television series made by Thames Television for ITV from 20 February to 27 March 1978. Set in Britain under Roman rule, this historical drama starred Siân Phillips in the title role as Boudica, queen of the Iceni and chronicled her efforts to maintain the peace for her people and fight the Romans. Nigel Hawthorne played the Roman tax collector Catus Decianus.
Dannii Minogue: Style Queen is a three-part television documentary featuring Australian artist Dannii Minogue that aired on ITV2 on August 2010. The TV show followed Dannii Minogue as she prepared to embark on one of the biggest challenges in her career and a brand new chapter of her life – launching her brand-new fashion range Project D. The documentary gave viewers behind the scenes access with Dannii, as she allowed cameras access in the run up to her dream business at the same time juggling all the other important elements in her life; TV, music, red-carpet events, modelling, writing her autobiography, her boyfriend Kris, travelling between London and Australia for Australia's Got Talent – and her most important job – her impending motherhood. The show was originally broadcast on ITV2 on 4, 11 and 18 August 2010. It will make its Australian Premiere on Wednesday, 23 February 2011 at 7:30pm on FOX8.
Material Queen is a Taiwanese romance drama co-production between Next TV's producer Chen Yu San and CTS. It stars Vanness Wu as the male lead and Lynn Hung as the female lead, it is scheduled to premiere on June 17, 2011 on CTS. The drama was filmed with locations in Taiwan and France.
Queen Bees is a reality series that airs on The N, and is produced by Endemol USA that brings a group of teen "queen bees" together to live under one roof. The show is hosted by America's Next Top Model, Cycle 2 winner Yoanna House. The finale aired on August 29, 2008. Gisbelle became the winner and donated her winning money to the charity they visited.
Female entrepreneurs seek support for their ideas in this reality-competition series.
The Queen of SOP is a Chinese-Taiwanese idol drama series produced by GTV and is directed by Zhang Boyu. It stars actresses Joe Chen, Zhang Meng and Jiang Yi and actors Godfrey Gao and Zhang Han as its main leads. The show first aired on Chinese TV network Hunan Television before first airing on Taiwanese TV network FTV on 14 October 2012. The show will replace FTV's and GTV's slot for Once Upon a Love, which will broadcast its last episode on 7 October and 13 October 2012 respectively.
With Nicholas Rowe, Helen Rappaport, Lucinda Hawksley, Matthew Sweet.
Marlene Paez is a beautiful model who transcended many levels of pain and misery to reach international success. But fame is not enough, and her empty heart is divided both by her love for Santiago Porras and her search for the truth about her past.
Emma: Queen of the South Seas is a 1988 mini series based on the life of Emma Forsayth. The budget was $5.5 million.
At the time of Queen Victoria’s birth in 1819, England was an agrarian society. Within a few short decades, this small island nation would be transformed into an industrial superpower, with an empire spanning the globe.