Uniformly compelling performances particularly an agonizing Maggie Smith makes this ripe for rediscovery, potentially as a reminder for the unmined body of work from neglected literary titan Jean Rhys. In Paris, Marya Adjani finds herself forlorn and alone when her husband, Polish art dealer Stephan Anthony Higgins is imprisoned after being convicted of selling stolen artwork. With no one to turn to, Marya finds herself accepting an offer proposed by H.
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Both of its main 'teenaged' characters were up-and-coming stars who were just beginning their careers and in their early 20s. It told about two Western Pennsylvania high school teens facing a bleak future unless they could escape their dying, impoverished, stifling steel mill town of Ampipe during an early s recession:. Their relationship included a revealing, realistic bedroom love-making scene in which they both displayed frontal nudity - in gigantic closeup - as the camera panned downwards.
The French actress made a splash in the early s, and by the age of 19, she became the youngest woman ever nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards. She held the record for three decades! Although she primarily starred in French films, she became a Hollywood staple, receiving another Oscar nomination injust as her relationship with Daniel Day-Lewis was heating up.
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Toggle navigation Menu. Quartet As both a production company and a shorthand for describing a certain flavor of self-consciously middlebrow literate cinema, Merchant Ivory takes its name and identity from professional and life partners James Ivory, who directed, and Ismail Merchant, who produced.
The plot obliquely follows the relationship between an international spy and his wife, who begins exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking him for a divorce. Possessionan international co-production between France and West Germany, was filmed in Berlin in In recent years, it has developed a cult following. Mark is a spy who returns home to Berlin from a mysterious espionage mission to find that his wife, Anna, wants a divorce.
Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Jean Rhys. France UK.