Roman Polanski brings a s sensibility to a classic s private eye movie, and explores the tension between those two eras — between what we were traditionally shown and the sex, drugs and moral rot that production codes kept off-screen. Jack Nicholson crafts one of his finest performances as J. Gittes, a laid-back Los Angeles gumshoe who gets in way over his head, while Faye Dunaway takes the conventions of the slinky femme fatale and turns them into a portrait of genuine pain and abuse.
One of the most enduring images of the great Buster Keaton comes from this classic, in which a clueless Keaton, wandering the streets of his hometown during a cyclone, pauses for a moment in front of a building — which collapses around him, his life saved only by his accidental position in the landing place of an open window.
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Kenneth Lonergan makes films about people in turmoil, roiled by bottomless sadness, dysfunction and guilt.
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In , the country was shocked by the sexual assault and near-death of a young white jogger in Central Park. Five black and Latino youths were quickly charged, tried, sentenced and imprisoned — until a serial rapist confessed over a decade later, his claim borne out by DNA evidence. This informative and infuriating documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon meticulously details the charged atmosphere in which the five teenagers were accused and convicted, as well as the tremendous personal toll taken by this miscarriage of justice.
She plays Angela de Marco, a Mob widow who finds herself caught between the crime family of her dead husband Alec Baldwin and the affable F. The director John Schlesinger captures the sights and sounds and practically the smells of Times Square in the late s with this absorbing winner of the Oscar for Best Picture — the first and only X-rated movie to capture that prize.
And while the archival materials and rarities will please Deadheads, the film has even more to offer to casual admirers and even newcomers, who will come away with a better understanding of what made this band and the misfits they attracted so special. So he went all-in on pathos, creating a story in which his iconic Little Tramp character discovers an abandoned baby, raises the child as his own and must then summon all his ingenuity to keep their makeshift family intact.
Additional Info Two one act musicals take varied looks at romance seekers. The first is a delightful romp through the sexual ennui of turn of the century Vienna based on Schnitzler's tale The Little Comedy. Act 2 is a modern look at affection and disaffection in a two couple summer house in the Hamptons based on the Jules Renard play Summer Share. Sweet, fresh and welcome. Keywords Aging , Friendship , Love , Marriage. License details Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
Production Details Time Period: Contemporary, , 19th Century Duration: minutes 2 hours Setting: The first act is set in turn of the century Vienna, and takes place in various locations, in and around the city. The second act is set in a summer house in the contemporary Hamptons - the chic summer resort on the eastern end of Long Island, New York.
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