INTERNATIONAL : ROMANTIC COMEDY

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Online Content Archive : Romantic Comedy

1st BITE 

STARRING: David La Haye (Nouvelle France, La Vie Avec Mon Pere), Mamee (Mae Bia, Butteryfly Man), Dr. Mohan Agashe (Missisippi Massala Seducing Maarya), Leah Pincent (Bay Boy, The Little Kidnappers), Micheal Ironside (Perfect Storm, Splinter Cell) 

DIRECTOR: HUNT HOE 

From a tropical island in Thailand to the islands of Montreal and Montserrat in the Carribean, a philandering chef's search for the Zen of cooking leads to the secrets of love. Filled with spiritual mystery, crossing the line of fantasy and reality this comedy crosses genres as it crosses the world, mixing Asian folklore with Western sensibility.... 

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BITTER/SWEET 

STARRING: Kip Pardue (Remember the Titans, Whatever it Takes), Mamee Nakprasit (1st Bite, Butterfly Man), James Brolin (Burlesque, Traffic, Nailed), Spencer Garrett (Transformers; Revenge, Public Enemies)
 

DIRECTOR: JEFF HARE 

Acclaimed coffee expert, Brian Chandler’s (Kip Pardue,) perfect life is turned upside down when his boss, the renegade coffee mogul Calvert Jenkins (James Brolin) sends him to Thailand to inspect a crop of exotic beans. Upon arrival, Brian is greeted by Ticha (Mamee Nakprasit); who has reluctantly agreed to escort him to her family’s farm in... 

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COLIN HEARTS KAY 

STARRING: Noah Starr (FN Dish, Ask Aida, Conan), Emily Chang (The Lounge)
 

DIRECTOR: A CONLEY BROTHERS FILM 

Brooklyn based cartoonist Colin Jenson has just broken up with his longtime girlfriend, Kay Ho. Colin takes us on a hilarious journey through his memories to uncover what went wrong over their three-year relationship and who was to blame. The non-linear adventure is illustrated
through a comic and innovative style combining direct address, fantastical special effects, and animation as we step... 

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COUNTING BACKWARDS 

STARRING: Elaine Robinson, Morgan McCabe, Cliff Chamberlain and Benjamin Montague 

DIRECTOR: BENJAMIN MONTAGUE 

The day before Joe was diagnosed with Leukemia he was content with ignoring his passion and walking the safe road in life. Now that his days are numbered, the questions that used to be so easy to avoid are now impossible to ignore. Joe refuses treatment in order to live his final days to the fullest. Deciding that now more than ever, it’s important that he experience love – he chooses not to tell... 

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CUPIDS MISTAKE 

STARRING: Everardo Gil, Susan Petry, Toya Cho, Ken Yasuda 

DIRECTOR: YOUNG MAN KANG 

Toya, a Korean-American model, is unable to choose between the two men in her life. Susan, an actress going through a personal crisis, is in love with Gil. Gil is a struggling filmmaker who’s attempting to document the true meaning of love but can’t see true love until it hits him in the face. Ken, the object of Toya’s affection, is a Japanese-American bodybuilder and personal trainer who... 

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ESPOSITO 

STARRING: Stephan Monteserin, Erin Fede, Chris Crutchfield 

DIRECTOR: MATT NUNN 

A young man becomes intrigued by the contents of a girl’s storage unit and finds himself using those belongings as leverage to win her heart.

Ephraim Haddad is a crafty, impulsive young man whose not so ideal job is working at his uncle's antique store. With the help of his friend, Ephraim stays entertained by participating in storage unit auctions. When they place the winning bid on a unit at... 

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EXPLORING LOVE 

STARRING: Matthew Pearson, JeanPaul SanPredo, Kristia Knowles, Katherine Newcomer, Ashley Noel 

DIRECTOR: BRENT BAMBIC 

Sean Parker (Pearson) is in an emotional rut and finding true love is his goal. His good friend Suzy (Knowles), suggests he start to reach his goal by opening his heart to his estranged father. Sean runs a modeling agency with his business partner Bastian, and they have their pick at beautiful girls every day. However, Sean wants something serious while Bastian is content on having a good time.... 

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HES ON MY MIND 

STARRING: Sherial McKinney, Ayo Sorrells, Jeremy Batiste, Shamari Berkeley 

DIRECTOR: KAZEEM MOLAKE 

Elementary school teacher, Kayla King thought she had the perfect relationship, and after an impromptu wedding, Kayla discovers that not only is she the other woman... she's the other wife. Devastated, Kayla vows to figure out "WHY MEN DO WHAT THEY DO", and is spontaneously imbued with the magic ability to intercept men's thoughts. That's when the fun begins. Kayla's newfound ability presents... 

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ROAD REPS 

STARRING: Crispian Belfrage, Anika McFall 

DIRECTOR: RUSSO-WALL 

David Gram, a pharmaceutical sales rep, is offered an opportunity to win over a client in a remote northern territory. If successful, this challenge could make him the top sales rep of the year. Going through a trial separation, and with nothing else tying him down, David accepts the challenge and hits the road. But not before calling on his four surf buddies first. Mixing business and pleasure... 

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THE LAWN BOY 

STARRING: Denise Lee (Mad Money, Prison Break, A House Divided), Melissa Odom (Loss of a Teardrop Diamond), Jordan K Spradley (The Restaurant), Aqua Lee (The Great Debaters) 

DIRECTOR: ARTHUR MARIE 

A heart-warming, delightfully funny, romantic comedy about a lawn boy who catches the eye of an upscale career woman! Michael is a young man who grew up in the hood and seems to be living a carefree life. Suddenly his whole life changes, when one day he is cutting a yard and meets a young lady, Jennifer, who lives next door. They immediately have... 

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VICTORIA; EN BUSQUEDA DE LA FELICIDAD 

STARRING: Luisa De Los Rios, Jonathan Dwayne, Vico C, Gerardo Ortiz 

DIRECTOR: CORALY SANTALIZ 

Victoria (Luisa De Los Rios) is a beautiful, successful, upper middle class lawyer; but very unsatisfied with her private life. She is all consumed by her high pressure career and there is little time left to find love. It all changes when she meets Fat (Jonathan Dwayne), a rap
singer that becomes her client. Although at first Victoria has reservations because of her prejudices, she discovers in... 

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WOMEN DO IT BETTER 

STARRING: Derrick Simmons (OZ, American Gangster), Gano Grills (Shaft, Cadillac Record, In Too Deep), Danny Aiello III (Catch me if you Can, Die Hard w/Vengeance), Liris Crosse (The Best Man, Baby Boy, He Who finds a Wife)
 

DIRECTOR: DERRICK SIMMONS 

Every Player knows there’s always someone out there that can make your significant other cheat on you…. What every player doesn’t know, and is about to find out, there’s always somebody out there that can do it better than him… The art of cheating is traditionally a man’s game. These players are good liars and masters at deception in their... 

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