Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret Drummond (based on missionary Margaret Dryburgh), Julianna Margulies as American socialite Topsy Merritt, Jennifer Ehle as British doyenne and model Rosemary Leighton Jones, Cate Blanchett as Australian nurse Susan McCarthy and Elizabeth Spriggs as dowager Imogene Roberts. Basing his picture on real events, Bruce Beresford tells the story of a vocal orchestra created by the women in a Japanese P.O.W. camp, a classic survivors' tale extolling women's ability to survive hardship and atrocity through perseverance, solidarity and creativity.
The tragic story of a young woman named Catalina Santana whose ambition is so strong she'll risk her life over her obsession with having larger breasts in order to attract drug lords and have all the luxuries in this world.
Tormenta en el Paraíso is a telenovela that was made by Televisa. This telenovela has a blend of new talents and with figures of extense experience in the television, and it began filming scenes in locations in the states of Quintana Roo and Veracruz on September 20, 2007. The telenovela is a production of Juan Osorio, premiered November 12 of 2007 in El Canal de las Estrellas.
Paraiso is a 2012 Philippine daytime television drama that aired on ABS-CBN from November 5, 2012 to April 5, 2013, replacing the PHR's high-rating series entitled Pintada which was starred Denise Laurel and Martin del Rosario. Paraiso is the 17th installment of the Precious Hearts Romances series, and is topbilled by Jessy Mendiola and Matteo Guidicelli.
Sin Senos no hay Paraíso is a RTI Colombia–Telemundo remake and loose adaptation of the original Colombian series Sin Tetas No Hay Paraíso. The series is based on investigative journalist Gustavo Bolivar's debut novel and features an attractive young prostitute who desires to have massive breast implants in order to attract a rich cocaine smuggler. It is also based on a true story. The series premiered on June 16, 2008;
Paraíso Tropical is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo from March 5 and September 28, 2007, totaling 179 chapters. Aired replacing Páginas da Vida, Manoel Carlos, and replaced by Duas Caras of Aguinaldo Silva. The plot was nominated for an International Emmy in 2008 in the new category for best novel. Featured actress Alessandra Negrini, who played the twins Paula and Taís, Fábio Assunção, Glória Pires, Tony Ramos, Wagner Moura and Camila Pitanga in leading roles.
A woman decides to become a "pre-paid" prostitute to raise the required money for a surgery to increase her breast size, and that way, change her poor-life-style, her present and her future.
Ang Munting Paraiso is a weekly family drama aired on ABS-CBN from 1999-2002. This is Coney Reyes' first show since Coney Reyes on Camera.
In Tocantins, we meet Clara, an innocent young woman when it comes to love affairs, who lives next to her grandfather, Josafá, in Jalapão. She meets Gael, a good-humored, but explosively tempered man, heir to a wealthy family of Palmas. The attraction between the two is immediate and Clara soon gives in to this passion - she hardly knows that this love will take her from heaven to hell! For 10 years, Clara will be hospitalized in a psychiatric clinic. During the closing period, the young woman thinks about how she ended up there, strengthens herself and understands that she was the victim of a major blow.
The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as outsiders in the high-class world of Newport Beach. Ryan and Seth spend much time navigating their relationships with girl-next-door Marissa Cooper, Seth's childhood crush Summer Roberts, and the fast-talking loner Taylor Townsend. Story lines deal with the culture clash between the idealistic Cohen family and the shallow, materialistic, and closed-minded community in which they reside. The series includes elements of postmodernism, and functions as a mixture of melodrama and comedy.
Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with the exotic Camille each week Richard investigates intricate and intriguing murders.
Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house unofficially known as "Graceland". "Graceland" is a place full of secrets, and bad, good, and blurred moments too. The only idyllic thing is its outside look, but the lives of its residents are nothing like it. The lies which are in the base of their undercover work, are formed a web of lies that pervades everything. Coming of a new graduating at the top of his class, FBI rookie, Mike Warren, could make the life of a legendary FBI agent Paul Briggs and the others, more complicated or it could reveal the truth. It is based upon actual events.
Reverend Eric Camden (Stephen Collins) and his wife Annie (Catherine Hicks) have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts and spouses that continually come and go in the Camden household.
Vampires need human blood to survive. Sakurako and her best friend, Komachi, escape from the clutches of an evil baron in the vampire world and come down to the world of humans. They end up working in a café when a handsome aspiring musician, Hayako, comes in. Sakurako falls in love with the young man but must overcome her natural desire to taste his blood that comes with her attraction. Sakurako finds that strumming on a guitar helps her to curb her taste for blood, but her thirst grows stronger as her feelings for Hayako also grows. When Komachi also develops feelings for Hayako, what will the best friends do?