Cape Fear (1962)

Cape Fear (1962)


Cape Fear (1962)

Release Year: 1962 Director: J. Lee Thompson Writers: James R. Webb (screenplay), John D. MacDonald (based on his 1957 novel The Executioners) Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Jack Kruschen, Telly Savalas, Barrie Chase, Page Slattery Sunday Classic #265, week 29 2019 Rapist Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) is released after eight ..

The Beast Must Die (Que la bête meure)

The Beast Must Die (Que la bête meure)


The Beast Must Die (Que la bête meure)

Release Year: 1969 Director: Claude Chabrol Writers: Claude Chabrol (screenplay & dialogue), Paul Gégauff (screenplay & dialogue), Nicholas Blake (based on his 1938 novel The Beast Must Die) Starring: Michel Duchaussoy, Caroline Cellier, Jean Yanne, Anouk Ferjac, Marc Di Napoli, Louise Chevalier, Guy Marly, Lorraine Rainer, Dominique Zardi Sunday Classic #264, week 28 2019 A man ..

Thérèse (Thérèse Desqueyroux)

Thérèse (Thérèse Desqueyroux)


Thérèse (Thérèse Desqueyroux)

Release Year: 2012 Director: Claude Miller Writers: Claude Miller (screenplay), Natalie Carter (screenplay), François Mauriac (based on his 1927 novel Thérèse Desqueyroux) Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi, Isabelle Sadoyen, Francis Perrin, Stanley Weber, Max Morel, Françoise Goubert, Jean-Claude Calon Thérèse (Audrey Tautou), an emotionally distant and intelligent young woman of wealth ..

Jean de Florette

Jean de Florette


Jean de Florette

Release Year: 1986 Director: Claude Berri Writers: Claude Berri (screenplay), Gérard Brach (screenplay), Marcel Pagnol (based on his 1962 novel Jean de Florette) Starring: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu, Margarita Lozano, Ernestine Mazurowna, Armand Meffre, Jean Maurel Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film. Greedy landowner César (Yves Montant) and ..

It Happened in Saint-Tropez (Des gens qui s’embrassent)

It Happened in Saint-Tropez (Des gens qui s’embrassent)


It Happened in Saint-Tropez (Des gens qui s’embrassent)

Release Year: 2013 Director: Danièle Thompson Writer: Danièle Thompson (scenario, adaption & dialogue), Christopher Thompson (scenario & adaptation) Starring: Eric Elmonsino, Kad Merad, Lou de Laâge, Clara Ponsot, Max Boublil, Monica Belucci, Ivry Gitlis, Valérie Bonneton, Alexis Michalik, Christian Hecq, Hande Kodja The two brothers Zef and Roni are very different. Zef’s wife dies and ..

Little White Lies (Les petits mouchoirs)

Little White Lies (Les petits mouchoirs)


Little White Lies (Les petits mouchoirs)

Release Year: 2010 Director: Guillaume Canet Writer: Guillaume Canet Starring: François Cluzet, Marion Cotillard, Benoît Magimel, Gilles Lellouche, Jean Dujardin, Laurent Lafitte, Valérie Bonneton, Pascala Arbillot, Anne Marivin, Louise Monot, Joël Dupuh A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in hospital while the rest decide to go on their annual holiday without him. While away, their ..

Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)

Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)


Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)

Release Year: 2016 Director: Vincent Garenq Writers: Julien Rappeneau (screenplay & dialogue), Vincent Garenq (screenplay & dialogue) Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch, Marie-Josée Croze, Christelle Cornil, Lila-Rose Gilberti, Emma Besson, Christian Kmiotek, Serge Feuillard, Fred Personne, Thérèse Roussel, Tom Hudson, Antoine Milhaud Based on a true story, the film chronicles the 30 year struggle of ..

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe


Meet John Doe

Release Year: 1941 Director: Frank Capra Writers: Robert Riskin (screenplay), Richard Connell (story), Robert Presnell, Jr. (story), Myles Connolly (uncredited contributions) Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Roque, Irving Bacon, Regis Toomey Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. Sunday Classic #263, week ..

Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me


Love Me or Leave Me

Release year: 1955 Director: Charles Vidor Screenwriter: Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver, Richard Gaines Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Writing. 5 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (James Cagney), Best Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Original Song, Best Music. Sunday Classic #262, week 26 2019 The fictionalized ..

Been so Long

Been so Long


Been so Long

Release year: 2018 Director: Tinge Krishnan Screenwriter: Che Walker Starring: Michaela Coel, Arinzé Kene, Mya Lewis, George MacKay, Jo Martin, Ronke Adekoluejo, Tom Forbes, Oliver Yhap, Luke Norris When dedicatedsingle mum Simone (Coel) is dragged out for a night on the town by her wild sister Yvonne (Adekoluejo) she meets and falls for Raymond (Kene). But he has a ..

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard


The Bodyguard

Release year: 1992 Director: Mick Jackson Screenwriter: Lawrence Kasdan Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Mike Starr, Michele Lamar Richards, DeVaughn Nixon Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Song, Best Original Song.  Former Secret Service agent working as bodyguard Frank Framer (Costner) is talked into taking the job looking after singer Rachel ..

A Star is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (2018)


A Star is Born (2018)

Release Year: 2018 Director: Bradley Cooper Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay), Bradley Cooper (screenplay), Will Fetters (screenplay), Moss Hart (based on his 1954 screenplay), John Gregory Dunne (based on his 1976 screenplay), Joan Didion (based on her 1976 screenplay), Frank Pierson (based on his 1876 screenplay), William Wellman (based on his story), Robert Carson (based on ..