Ruth Silveira

Rain Man (1988)

OriginalDramaticEmotionalSimple

When car dealer Charlie Babbitt learns that his estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he discovers that he has a savant older brother named Raymond and that his father's $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Tom Cruise  •  Valeria Golino  •  Gerald R. Molen

When car dealer Charlie Babbitt learns that his estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he discovers that he has a savant older brother named Raymond and that his father's $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Tom Cruise  •  Valeria Golino  •  Gerald R. Molen

THX 1138 (1971)

Thought provokingDark

People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the first time he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Don Pedro Colley  •  Maggie McOmie

People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the first time he has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Don Pedro Colley  •  Maggie McOmie

Micki & Maude (1984)

TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it turns out Maude is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Amy Irving  •  Ann Reinking  •  Richard Mulligan

TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it turns out Maude is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Amy Irving  •  Ann Reinking  •  Richard Mulligan

Marian Rose White (1982)

Marian Rose White is placed in a State Home for the feeble-minded by her uncaring mother when her father dies. She is a young teenager and there is nothing wrong with her except for some clumsiness, mostly caused by poor vision. State law (in 1934) requires ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Nancy Cartwright  •  Charles Aidman  •  Ruth Silveira  •  Louis Giambalvo

Marian Rose White is placed in a State Home for the feeble-minded by her uncaring mother when her father dies. She is a young teenager and there is nothing wrong with her except for some clumsiness, mostly caused by poor vision. State law (in 1934) requires ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Nancy Cartwright  •  Charles Aidman  •  Ruth Silveira  •  Louis Giambalvo

A Question of Love (1978)

A lesbian mother fights to keep her son when a custody suit is brought by her ex-husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Jane Alexander  •  Ned Beatty  •  Clu Gulager

A lesbian mother fights to keep her son when a custody suit is brought by her ex-husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Jane Alexander  •  Ned Beatty  •  Clu Gulager

Never Say Macbeth (2007)

Danny; a science teacher, tries to reunite with his ex-girlfriend Ruth, who has dumped him to become an actress in Hollywood. Stumbling into an LA theater during auditions asking: "Is this the audition for Macbeth?" he starts a series of unfortunate events that not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher J. Prouty
CAST:  Joe Tyler Gold  •  Tammy Caplan  •  Scott Conte  •  John Combs

Danny; a science teacher, tries to reunite with his ex-girlfriend Ruth, who has dumped him to become an actress in Hollywood. Stumbling into an LA theater during auditions asking: "Is this the audition for Macbeth?" he starts a series of unfortunate events that not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher J. Prouty
CAST:  Joe Tyler Gold  •  Tammy Caplan  •  Scott Conte  •  John Combs

Solly’s Diner (1980)

A homeless street character (Larry Hankin) tries to get free food from the night waitress (Ruth Silvera) in Solly's Diner. His plea is interrupted by a desperate business man (Roger Bowen) who pulls a gun and demands all the money in the cash register.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Hankin
CAST:  Larry Hankin  •  Ruth Silveira  •  Paul Willson  •  Roger Bowen

A homeless street character (Larry Hankin) tries to get free food from the night waitress (Ruth Silvera) in Solly's Diner. His plea is interrupted by a desperate business man (Roger Bowen) who pulls a gun and demands all the money in the cash register.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Hankin
CAST:  Larry Hankin  •  Ruth Silveira  •  Paul Willson  •  Roger Bowen

Deadly Lessons (1983)

A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wiard
CAST:  Donna Reed  •  Larry Wilcox  •  David Ackroyd  •  Diane Franklin

A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wiard
CAST:  Donna Reed  •  Larry Wilcox  •  David Ackroyd  •  Diane Franklin

First Family (1980)

When the First Daughter is kidnapped by an African tribe, the President must do what he can to keep them from sacrificing her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry
CAST:  Gilda Radner  •  Bob Newhart  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Richard Benjamin

When the First Daughter is kidnapped by an African tribe, the President must do what he can to keep them from sacrificing her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry
CAST:  Gilda Radner  •  Bob Newhart  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Richard Benjamin

A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)

An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Frost
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Juliette Goglia  •  Richard Libertini

An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Frost
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Juliette Goglia  •  Richard Libertini

The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)

Casey Powell is a teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-inducing vomiting, because of her inability to cope with family stress and because of social pressures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam O'Steen
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Charles Durning  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Melanie Mayron

Casey Powell is a teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-inducing vomiting, because of her inability to cope with family stress and because of social pressures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam O'Steen
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Charles Durning  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Melanie Mayron

The Strawberry Statement (1970)

A college student joins a group of revolutionaries to meet girls but ends up committed to their goals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Hagmann
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  Kim Darby  •  Bud Cort  •  Murray MacLeod

A college student joins a group of revolutionaries to meet girls but ends up committed to their goals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Hagmann
CAST:  Bruce Davison  •  Kim Darby  •  Bud Cort  •  Murray MacLeod

A Killer Among Us (1990)

Theresa is one of the twelve jurors who have to decide about a case of assassination. She believes very strongly in the innocence of the young man, but can't convince the others. During the discussions, she realizes that one member of the jury knows details that he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Jasmine Guy  •  Anna Maria Horsford  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Dwight Schultz

Theresa is one of the twelve jurors who have to decide about a case of assassination. She believes very strongly in the innocence of the young man, but can't convince the others. During the discussions, she realizes that one member of the jury knows details that he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Levin
CAST:  Jasmine Guy  •  Anna Maria Horsford  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Dwight Schultz

Kisses in the Dark (1998)

Four independent short films comprise this quirky anthology. "Coriolis Effect" (1994) is an offbeat love story involving storm chasers. In the Oscar-nominated "Solly's Diner" (1979), a homeless man (Larry Hankin, who also directs) witnesses a holdup. "Looping" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Hankin  •  Roger Paradiso  •  Sasha Wolf  •  Louis Venosta
CAST:  Dana Ashbrook  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  James Wilder  •  Quentin Tarantino

Four independent short films comprise this quirky anthology. "Coriolis Effect" (1994) is an offbeat love story involving storm chasers. In the Oscar-nominated "Solly's Diner" (1979), a homeless man (Larry Hankin, who also directs) witnesses a holdup. "Looping" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Hankin  •  Roger Paradiso  •  Sasha Wolf  •  Louis Venosta
CAST:  Dana Ashbrook  •  Jennifer Rubin  •  James Wilder  •  Quentin Tarantino

And Baby Makes Six (1979)

A middle-aged couple with three grown children discovers that they soon will be parents once more and faces a variety of emotional responses from friends and family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Warren Oates  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Maggie Cooper

A middle-aged couple with three grown children discovers that they soon will be parents once more and faces a variety of emotional responses from friends and family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Waris Hussein
CAST:  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Warren Oates  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Maggie Cooper

Inland Empire (2021)

Childhood friends Ian and Tim slowly realize that they’ve wasted their lives selling popcorn and participating in medical testing. Their hometown is a surreal nightmare, but they're too bored to notice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zane Rubin
CAST:  Ian Abramson  •  Tim Barnes  •  Ruth Silveira  •  River Butcher

Childhood friends Ian and Tim slowly realize that they’ve wasted their lives selling popcorn and participating in medical testing. Their hometown is a surreal nightmare, but they're too bored to notice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zane Rubin
CAST:  Ian Abramson  •  Tim Barnes  •  Ruth Silveira  •  River Butcher