Hugh Mitchell is campaigning for Mayor of Lawtonville against the incumbent, Fulderwilder, but his having trouble with his son, Danny, who persists in telling lies. Trouble starts brewing when Danny, who is “assisting” the town’s new doctor, Antonia Cordell, slips his father’s campaign handbills into the envelopes containing the doctor’s announcement cards. Mayor Fulderwilder accuses Mitchell of complicity in the affair.
Month: January 2019
This comedy-drama by George Marshall revolves around the amorous entanglements of four G.I. photographers on leave in Japan from their last mission in the Korean War. The men, headed by officer Andy Cyphers check into a house with four resident geishas and immediately misunderstand what a geisha does for a living. Once they get straightened out about the musical, cultural, and educational background of geishas — and after spending some time with the four women, the men begin to pair off.
About the lives and loves of the staff of an emergency hospital as reflected in a single frenetic night of business-as-usual.
An American secret agent, on the trail of a vanished scientist, must recover the scientist’s revolutionary secret formula before the enemy catches up with his quarry first.
Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70’s through the search by the three protagonists for their identities and making sharp attacks on cultural signposts of the decade along the way. The film also studies relationships, what its director calls “wanting something permanent yet wanting to be free”.
A young woman teaches herself to become a sharpshooter so she can hunt down the three men who murdered her parents. She finds a sheriff who is willing to help her track them down.
The uncommonly sexy, clever and ambitious slave Xica Da Silva won her independence and much more in mid-19th-century Brazil by using her feminine wiles and her lovemaking prowess to induce the Portuguese town governor to grant her freedom. In so doing, she became a legend and an inspiration to Brazil’s large population of slaves and (eventually) ex-slaves. This film tells her story.
A medical student tries to overcome all of the world’s barriers: money, age, status, cults and conventions. His dream is to marry a rich woman, to have a villa in the suburbs and a Jaguar in the garage. However, he meets a girl with completely different ideals. Barrier is a mix of documentary and fantasy that relates to the French New Wave experiences while making a disenchanted portrait of communist Poland.