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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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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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Raid on Entebbe (1976) – Peter Finch, Charles Bronson

Raid on Entebbe (1976)

 

 Raid on Entebbe is a 1977 TV film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Entebbe, Uganda on 4 July 1976. The portrayal of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was Peter Finch’s final performance; he died five days after the film’s …

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Borderline (1980) Charles Bronson

Borderline 1980 Charles Bronson

 

 Borderline is a 1980 American drama film directed by Jerrold Freedman and starring Charles Bronson, Ed Harris and Bruno Kirby. This film received the technical support of the United States Border Patrol and the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. Veteran United States Border Patrol Agents served as technical advisors during the making of the …

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Le Feu Follet (1963) – Short Movie Clip

 

  The Fire Within (French: Le feu follet, meaning “The Manic Fire” or “Will-o’-the-Wisp”) is a 1963 French drama film directed by Louis Malle. It is based on the novel Will O’ the Wisp by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle which itself was inspired by the life of Jacques Rigaut. The film stars Maurice Ronet, Jeanne …

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Kwaidan (1964)

Kwaidan (1964)

 

  Kwaidan , literally “ghost stories” is a 1964 Japanese anthology horror film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. It is based on stories from Lafcadio Hearn’s collections of Japanese folk tales, mainly Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things, for which it is named. The film consists of four separate and unrelated stories. Kwaidan is an …

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Vincent and Theo (1990)

Vincent and Theo (1990)

 

 Vincent & Theo is a 1990 biographical drama directed by Robert Altman, starring Tim Roth and Paul Rhys. The movie is an exploration of the relationship between Vincent van Gogh and his art dealer brother, Theo. Originally a four-hour mini-series for the BBC, Robert Altman and writer Julian Mitchell were able to pare it down …

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

 

 Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, and featuring Hepburn’s niece Katharine Houghton. The film contains a positive representation of the controversial subject of interracial marriage, which historically had been illegal in most states of the United States, and was still illegal in …

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Easy Rider (1969)

 

 Easy Rider is a 1969 American road movie written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern, produced by Fonda and directed by Hopper. It tells the story of two bikers (played by Fonda and Hopper) who travel through the American Southwest and South. The success of Easy Rider helped spark the New Hollywood phase …

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Bluebeard (1972)

 

 Bluebeard is a 1972 thriller starring Richard Burton, Raquel Welch, Joey Heatherton and Sybil Danning. The film is based on the classic story of Bluebeard by Charles Perrault of a wealthy aristocrat (Burton) who has murdered several previous wives. His latest spouse (Heatherton) discovers her dead predecessors in a freezer and tries to avoid their …

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Alphaville (1965)

 

 Alphaville combines the genres of dystopian science fiction and film noir. There are no special effects or elaborate sets; instead, the film was shot in real locations in Paris, the night-time streets of the capital becoming the streets of Alphaville, while modernist glass and concrete buildings (in 1965 they were new and strange architectural designs) …

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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

 

 The Magdalene Sisters is a 2002 film written and directed by Peter Mullan, about 4 teenage girls who were sent to Magdalene Asylums, homes for women who were labelled as “fallen” by their families or society. The homes were maintained by individual religious orders in the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland. source:wikipedia.org The Magdalene Sisters …

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