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Household Saints (1993)

Household Saints (1993)

 

 Household Saints is a 1993 film starring Tracey Ullman, Vincent D’Onofrio and Lili Taylor. It was based on the novel by Francine Prose and directed by Nancy Savoca. The film explores the lives of three generations of Italian-American women over the course of the latter half of the 20th century. The film’s executive producer is …

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Madison Avenue (1961)

Madison Avenue 1961

 

  Madison Avenue is a 1961 CinemaScope film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone starring Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain and Eleanor Parker. The film was completed in 1960 but was not released immediately. On April 13, 1961, Madison Avenue opened at the Rialto Cinema in London’s West End for a two-week run. In late April, the …

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La casa delle donne (2003)

La casa delle donne (2003)

 

  It all begins in 1919 in the countryside surrounding Bari, Apulia. From a rich farmer and his three concubines(two of them the sisters of his handyman and the third his maid) a complicated family is formed, in which paternity and maternity is occasionally uncertain. Twenty years later, the eldest of the group weds and …

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Overboard (1978)

Overboard (1978)

 

  Attractive, affluent married couple Mitch and Lindy Garrison sail their yacht to Tahiti to recharge their relationship and add spice to their upper-middle-class lives. Things are going great until Lindy, played by the beautiful Angie Dickinson, spends two hours floating around in the sea after having fallen overboard. She and her husband, played by …

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King Lear (1987) – Jean-Luc Godard

King Lear (1987) – Jean-Luc Godard

 

  King Lear is a 1987 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play in the style of experimental French New Wave cinema. The script was primarily by Peter Sellars and Tom Luddy, and was originally assigned to Norman Mailer. It is not a typical cinematic adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, although …

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Glen or Glenda (1953)

Glen or Glenda (1953)

 

  Glen or Glenda is a 1953 American drama film written, directed by and starring Ed Wood (credited in his starring role as “Daniel Davis”), and featuring Bela Lugosi and Wood’s then-girlfriend Dolores Fuller. The film is a docudrama about cross-dressing and transsexuality, and is semi-autobiographical in nature. Wood himself was a cross-dresser, and the …

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Greetings (1968)

Greetings (1968)

 

  Greetings is a 1968 film directed by Brian De Palma. A satirical film about men avoiding the Vietnam War draft, it features a young Robert De Niro in his first major role. It was the first film to receive an X rating by the MPAA, although it was later given an R rating. De …

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Great Balls Of Fire (1989)

Great Balls Of Fire (1989)

 

  Great Balls of Fire! is a 1989 American biographical film directed by Jim McBride and starring Dennis Quaid as rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. Based on a biography by Myra Lewis and Murray M. Silver, Jr., the screenplay is written by McBride and Jack Baran. The film is produced by Adam Fields, with executive …

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Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

 

 Shoot the Piano Player (French: Tirez sur le pianiste; UK title: Shoot the Pianist) is a 1960 French crime drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Charles Aznavour as the titular pianist. It is based on the novel Down There by David Goodis. A washed-up classical pianist, Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan (Charles Aznavour), bottoms out …

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Two English Girls (1971)

Two English Girls (1971)

 

 Two English Girls (original French title: Les Deux Anglaises et le Continent, UK Title: Anne and Muriel), is a 1971 French romantic drama film directed by François Truffaut and adapted from a 1956 novel of the same name by Henri-Pierre Roché. It stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Claude, Kika Markham as Anne, and Stacey Tendeter as …

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The Story of Adele H. (1975)

The Story of Adele H. (1975)

 

 The Story of Adele H. (French: L’Histoire d’Adèle H.) is a 1975 French historical drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, and Sylvia Marriott. Written by Truffaut, Jean Gruault, and Suzanne Schiffman, the film is about Adèle Hugo, the daughter of writer Victor Hugo, whose obsessive unrequited love for a …

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The Seven Ups (1973)

The Seven Ups (1973)

 

 The Seven-Ups is a 1973 American dramatic thriller film produced and directed by Philip D’Antoni. It stars Roy Scheider as a crusading policeman who is the leader of The Seven-Ups, a squad of plainclothes officers who use dirty, unorthodox tactics to snare their quarry on charges leading to prison sentences of seven years or more …

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Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

 

  Fort Apache, The Bronx is a 1981 American Neo-noir crime drama film directed by Daniel Petrie and starring Paul Newman, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello, Edward Asner, Rachel Ticotin, Kathleen Beller, Pam Grier, Clifford David and Miguel Piñero. It was written by Heywood Gould and produced by Martin Richards, Thomas Fiorello, with David Susskind as …

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Adalen 31 (1969)

Adalen 31 (1969)

 

 Ådalen 31 was eeleased in the U.S. as Adalen Riots. This 1969 Swedish drama film was directed by Bo Widerberg. It depicts the 1931 Ådalen shootings, in which Swedish military forces opened fire against labour demonstrators in the Swedish sawmill district of Ådalen killing five people, including a young girl. The film was X-rated in …

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Le Mans (1971)

Le Mans (1971)

 

 Le Mans is a 1971 film depicting a fictional 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race starring Steve McQueen and directed by Lee H. Katzin. It features actual footage captured during the 1970 race held the previous June. Released in June 1971 and given a G rating, the film was a flop at the box …

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Three Came Home (1950)

Three Came Home (1950)

 

  Three Came Home is a 1950 American post-war film directed by Jean Negulesco, based on the memoirs of the same name by writer Agnes Newton Keith. It depicts Keith’s life in North Borneo in the period immediately before the Japanese invasion in 1942, and her subsequent internment and suffering, separated from her husband Harry, …

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Yo Yo (1965)

Yo Yo (1965)

 

 https://youtu.be/BEeCpAXaKds Yo Yo, original title Yoyo, is a 1965 French comedy film by Pierre Étaix. The story follows the son of a millionaire from the 1920s to the 1940s. After losing his fortune in the stock-exchange crash, he teams up with an equestrienne and becomes a circus clown. The film was entered into the 1965 …

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The Belly Of An Architect (1987)

The Belly of an Architect (1987)

 

 The American architect Stourley Kracklite has been commissioned to construct an exhibition in Rome dedicated to the architecture of Etienne-Louis Boullée. Doubts arise among his Italian colleagues about the legitimacy of Boullée among the pantheon of famed architects, perhaps because Boullée was an inspiration for Adolf Hitler’s architect Albert Speer. Tirelessly dedicated to the project, …

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Walkabout (1971)

Walkabout (1971)

 

  Walkabout is a 1971 film set in Australia, directed by Nicolas Roeg and starring Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg (credited as Lucien John) and David Gulpilil. Edward Bond wrote the screenplay, which is loosely based on the novel Walkabout by James Vance Marshall. Walkabout premiered in competition at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival.

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