Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)


Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Release Year: 1953 Director: Kenji Mizoguchi Writers: Yoshikata Yoda (screenplay), Matsutarô Kawaguchi (adaptation), Hisakazu Tsuji (idea), Akinari Ueda (based the stories “Asaji ga Yado” and “Jasei no In” from his 1776 short story collection Ugetsu Monogatari) Starring: Machiko Kyô, Mitsoku Mito, Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori, Eitarô Ozawa, Sugisako Aoyama, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Kikue Môri ..

Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)

Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)


Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)

Release Year: 1994 Directors: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi (uncredited) Writers: Anna Pavignano (screenplay), Michael Radford (screenplay), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay & story), Giacomo Scarpelli (screenplay & story), Massimo Troisi (screenplay), Antonio Skármeta (based on his 1985 novel Ardiente paciencia) Starring: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa, Linda Moretti Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Score. ..

Volver

Volver


Volver

Release year: 2006 Director: Pedro Almodóvar Screenwriter: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actress (Penélope Cruz). 2 Golden Globes nominations: Best Actress Drama (Penélope Cruz), Best Foreign Language Film. Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (female ..

The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)

The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)


The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)

Release Year: 2006 Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Volkmar Kleinert, Matthias Brenner, Charly Hübner, Herbert Knaup Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Language Film. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film. In 1984 in East Berlin, ..

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey


Downton Abbey

Release Year: 2019 Director: Michael Engler Writer: Julian Fellowes (screenplay – characters created by him for the television series Downton Abbey) Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGowan, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Laura Carmichael, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Joanne Froggatt, Brendan Coyle, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, Imelda Staunton, Kevin ..

Boys Town

Boys Town


Boys Town

Release year: 1938 Director: Norman Taurog Screenwriter: John Meehan, Dore Schary Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds, Minor Watson, Edward Norris Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Actor (Spencer Tracy), Best Original Story. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay Sunday Classic #289, week 1 2020  After a death row ..

Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days


Thirteen Days

Release Year: 2000 Director: Roger Donaldson Writers: David Self (screenplay), Ernest R May & Philip D. Zelikow (based on their 1997 book The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis) Starring: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker, Lucinda Jenney, Jon Foster, Frank Wood, Dakin Matthews, Bill Smitrovich, Henry Strozier, ..

The Green Berets

The Green Berets


The Green Berets

Release Year: 1968 Directors: John Wayne, Ray Kellog, Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited) Writers: James Lee Barrett (screenplay), Robin Moore (based on his 1965 novel The Green Berets) Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Luke Askew, Patrick Wayne, Irene Tsu, Edward Faulkner, Jason Evers Sunday Classic ..

A Christmas Carol (1938)

A Christmas Carol (1938)


A Christmas Carol (1938)

Release year: 1938 Director: Edwin L. Marin Screenwriter: Hugo Butler, Charles Dickens (based on the novel by) Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn, Barry MacKay, Lionel Braham, Ann Rutherford  On Christmas Eve the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge (Owen) is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley (Leo G. Carroll). He ..

Three Men and a Baby

Three Men and a Baby


Three Men and a Baby

Release year: 1987 Director: Leonard Nimoy Screenwriter: James Orr, Jim Cruickshank, Coline Serreau (based on ‘Trois Hommes et un Couffin) Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Margaret Colin, Nancy Travis, Philip Bosco, Paul Guilfoyle   Peter (Selleck), Michael (Guttenberg) and Jack (Danson) are three bachelors living together in a fancy apartment filled with girls ..

Big Miracle

Big Miracle


Big Miracle

Release year: 2012 Director: Ken Kwapis Screenwriter: Jack Amiel, Michael Begler, Thomas Rose (based on the book by) Starring: John Krasinski, Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahmaogak Sweeney, Dermot Mulroney  In 1988 a small story from Alaska become big news as the world gathered around to try to save a small ..

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale


The Handmaid’s Tale

Release Year: 1990 Director: Volker Schlöndorff Writers: Harold Pinter (screenplay), Margaret Atwood (based on her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale) Starring: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, Elizabeth McGovern, Aidan Quinn, Victoria Tennant, Blanche Baker, Traci Lind In a poluted dystopian future in which parts of the U.S. is ruled by pseudo-religious fascists fertily has declined ..