Tag: 1950s

January 14, 2022 / Drama
December 22, 2021 / Animation
December 14, 2021 / Western

After a four-year absence, Johnny Shattuck returns home to find that ex-rustler Dean Cannary has his eyes on the Shattuck family farm. To force Johnny off the property, Cannary has fenced off a formerly accessible water hole. Unable to best Cannary through legal means, Johnny reluctant prepares for a one-on-one showdown.

December 9, 2021 / Drama

Karl is a young Austrian boy growing up in the Tyrol. His authoritarian father is too busy to pay him much attention, and his mother is preoccupied with caring for her other children. Karl seeks the companionship of Rudi, his dog, but when a trader from the black market offers to buy Rudi, Karl’s father agrees. Hearing the news, Karl is horrified and decides to hide the dog. A compelling study of the warmth of youth and the deep-rooted need for love in many adults.

November 27, 2021 / Documentary

A record of the crucial Civil War period made up mostly of Mathew Brady’s original wet-plate photographs. Relates the story of the war, describing its causes, its battles, leaders, and its effect on the nation.

November 25, 2021 / Documentary

Ivory’s first, slightly intoxicated film (part of his MA thesis for the University of Southern California) is a documentary on the history of Venice as revealed through the work of some of the artists who have painted its architecture and citizens (from Gentile Bellini to Saul Steinberg).

November 25, 2021 / Drama

An old woman finds a baby among the cabbages in her garden; she takes care of him and calls him Totò. When she dies, he is sent to an orphanage, which he leaves as a teenager. When Totò goes out in the world, he expects everyone to be open-hearted as himself, but they aren’t. Without belongings or a place to live, he soon turns up among other homeless people, living scattered in boxes and cement pipes on a vast, barren field outside Milan.

October 31, 2021 / Drama