Film Series - See the Remaining films in Part One - Iconic Film Directors
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Film Series - Two Iconic American Directors, Part 1 - October & Part 2 January: Robert Altman and Francis Ford Coppola
We will explore the works of two of American’s most iconic directors - Robert Altman and Francis Ford Coppola - focusing on some of their lesser-known works. We will start with a brief introduction of the film with a group discussion following the film. Refreshments will be served at each class.
In Part 1 we will watch the following films:
PAST- The Conversation - Frances Ford Coppola (1974) Tuesday Oct 8, 5:30- 8pm
Surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide (Harrison Ford) to tail a young couple, Mark (Frederic Forrest) and Ann (Cindy Williams). Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.113 min.
PAST- Nashville - Robert Altman (1975) Tuesday October 15, 5:30 - 8pm
In this acclaimed drama, the lives of numerous people in the Tennessee capital intersect in unpredictable ways. Delbert Reese (Ned Beatty) is a lawyer and political organizer who is having difficulties in his marriage to Linnea (Lily Tomlin), a gospel vocalist. Other performers heavily featured include Ronee Blakley and Karen Black. 157min.
One From the Heart - Frances Ford Coppola (1981) Tuesday October 22, 5:30 - 8pm
After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, they are but a stage of lights and colours. This Broadway-like romantic musical was considered to be one of the most controversial films ever made. With Teri Garr,Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassja Kinski. 107min.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller – Robert Altman (1971) Tuesday October 29, 5:30 – 8 pm
This unorthodox dream western by Robert Altman at the time was considered as one of the most radically beautiful film to come out of the New American Cinema. With Julie Christie and Warren Beatty 121 min.
Film Series - Two Iconic Directors: Robert Altman and Francis Ford Coppola
In Part 2 we will watch the following films:
Vincent & Theo – Robert Altman (1990) Tuesday January 7, 5:30 - 8pm
Aug 23, 2005 - A masterful, sensitive portrait of Vincent Van Gogh (Tim Roth) and his brother Theo (Paul Rhys), based on letters written by the painter to his art-dealer brother is a beautiful story of love and compassion between two brothers. 105min.
Rumble Fish – France Ford Coppola (1983) Tuesday January 14, 5:30 - 8pm
From a novel by S. E. Hinton, this film takes place during a summer vacation. Mickey Rourke plays a former teen-aged tough who is idolized by his younger brother Matt Dillon. While Mickey would like to leave his wild days behind, Matt wants to reactive his brother's street gang. 95min.
Gosford Park – Robert Altman (2001) Tuesday January 21, 5:30 - 8pm
A unique film mosaic with an outstanding ensemble cast. Set in the 1930's, "Gosford Park" brings a group of pretentious rich and famous together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect. 131min.
Bram Stoker Dracula - Francis Ford Coppola (1992) Tuesday January 28, 5:30 - 8pm
A tragically epic romantic horror adaptation from the source material of Bram Stoker's classic vampire story Dracula. With Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder. 155min.
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