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    Stand by Me

    Room 10
    USA
    Getting married is easy ... staying married is hard. Frannie is an emergency room nurse going through a rough patch in her marriage. She hides in her work at the hospital to avoid addressing her problems at home. It's a typical night in the E.R. until an expected encounter with an old man and his dying wife challenges her beliefs and choices in life. Based on a true story. Co-directed by Andrea Buchanan and Jennifer Aniston (yes, that Jennifer Aniston, making her directorial debut). Principal cast: Robin Wright Penn and Kris Kristofferson.
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    Wherever You Are
    Spain
    An old man relives beautiful memories of his younger years on a farm where he met the love of his life. He returns to the farm and finds a surprise waiting for him. This is writer/director Nicolas Tapia's first short film. He has worked as a production manager on films such as Sexy Beast and many of Pedro Almodovar's films. Principal cast: Lucia Jimenez, Enrique Alcides, Fernando Tielve, Maria Herze and Manuel de Blas.

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