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ValentinoDirector: Ken Russell
Legendary filmmaker Ken Russell (The Lair of the White Worm, The Devils) directed this flamboyant film fantasia based on the life and untimely death of silent screen legend and most renowned lover, Rudolph Valentino, wonderfully played by the world's most celebrated dancer, Rudolf Nureyev (Nureyev's Don Quixote).
SilkwoodDirector: Mike Nichols
When Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep) discovers she's been exposed to radiation while working at an Oklahoma nuclear facility, her conscience awakens and soon she is digging for evidence of wrongdoing at her company. But her sudden zeal for safer working conditions may come at a high price as she alienates friends and possibly even puts her own life in peril. Directed by Mike Nichols with a stellar supporting cast that includes Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid, Fred Ward, Ron Silver and M. Emmet Walsh. Nominated for 5 Academy Awards®.
MOM AND DAD (FORBIDDEN FRUIT: THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE EXPLOITATION PICTURE Volume 1)Director: William Beaudine
In the 75 years since its initial release, Kroger Babb’s Mom and Dad has achieved mythical cinematic status. It was a film that, during the height of the Production Code, not only dared to address issues of venereal disease and unexpected pregnancy but presented graphic footage of bodies scarred by syphilis and multiple unobstructed views of childbirth.
The RiverDirector: Mark Rydell
Tom and Mae Garvey are struggling farmers trying to keep their homestead safe from the local power authority who wants to flood their land. When Mae’s former beau, Joe Wade turns out to be in charge of the plan to acquire the property, tensions run high, climaxing in a devastating confrontation on the flooded river banks.
Cry FreedomDirector: Sir Richard Attenborough
The tension and terror that was 1970s South Africa is powerfully portrayed in Attenborough’s sweeping story of black activist Stephen Biko and liberal white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who risks his own life to bring Biko’s message to the world.
The WarDirector: Jon Avnet
With the help of their friends, Stu and Lidia Simmons are determined to build the ultimate treehouse, a place of wonder and magic. Their father Stephen, a newly returned Vietnam vet, has equally high hopes to rebuild his life and fulfill his family’s dreams.
The Beguiled (Special Edition)Director: Don Siegel
During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier is sheltered by the headmistress and students of a girls’ academy in the South. As his health returns, his desire increases—but can he trust these enemy women not to turn him in?