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Occidental, CA, USA




About Last Night
Accidental Tourist
All That Jazz
Bright Lights, Big City
Broadcast News
Call Me Anna
Carnal Knowledge
Clean and Sober, Closet Land
Color Purple
Come Fill the Cup
Cries From the Heart
Cry for Help
The Tracey Thurman Story
Darkness Before Dawn
Days of Wine and Roses
Defending Your Life
Do You Know the Muffin Man?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Drop Dead Fred
Drugstore Cowboy
Dying Young Eating
Face to Face
Falling Down
Fatal Attraction
Fisher King
Flat Liners
For the Love of Nancy
Four Seasons
Gathering Grand Canyon
Great Santini
Great Sinner
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Hot Spell
I Know My First Name Is Steven
I Never Sang for My Father
Immediate Family
Jason's Lyric
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Jungle Fever
Karen Carpenter Story
Kate's Secret
Lady Sings the Blues
Less Than Zero
Lost Weekend
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Made in Heaven
Man With the Golden Aim
Memories of Me
Men Don't Tell
Men's Club
Mommie Dearest
Mr. Jones
My Breast
My Name Is Bill W.
Naked Lunch
'Night, Mother
9 1/2 Weeks
Not My Kid
On Golden Pond
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ordinary People
Picture of Dorian Gray
Play Misty for Me
Postcards From the Edge
Pretty in Pink
Prince of Tides
Rain Man
Rape and Marriage
The Rideout Case
Sarah T Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Shirley Valentine
Something About Amelia
Sophie's Choice
St. Elmo's Fire
Steel Magnolias
Stranger in the Family
Tales of Manhattan
Terms of Endearment
That's Life
This Boy's Life
To Kill a Mockingbird
Ultimate Betrayal
Under the Influ-ence
Wall Street
War of the Roses
What About Bob?
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
When a Man Loves a Woman
Wizard of Oz
Woman Under the Influence
Women of Brewster Place