The Lover is director Jean-Jacques Annaud's adaptation of Marguerite Duras' minimalist 1984 novel. Set in French Indochina in 1929, the film explores the erotic charge of forbidden love. Jane March plays a French teenager sent to a Saigon boarding school, while Tony Leung is a 32-year Chinese aristocrat.
A loose adaptation of Choderlos De Laclos' 1782 novel Les Liaissons Dangereuses, Cruel Intentions revamps the story by moving it to the United States in the late 1990's and revising the context from royal romantic intrigue to teenage treachery among the filthy rich.
A teenage girl agrees to meet a thirtysomething fashion photographer in person after becoming acquainted with him in an online chat room, and the resulting encounter finds the line between predator and prey slipping slowly out of focus in director David Slade's provocative and topical thriller.
In Florida, social-climbing guidance councilor Sam is indifferent to teen-socialite Kelly, who retaliates by accusing him of rape. Sandra, Kelly's mother, hires a platoon of big-wig lawyers to prosecute Sam.
In this black comedy, 16-year-old sleazy runaway Dedee goes to her gay half-brother Bill for help. After Dedee seduces his lover Matt and claims to be pregnant, things get worse when Matt and Dedee run off to L.A. with Bill's savings, and Bill is accused of molesting a former student.