Daily Archives: October 2, 2017
Slaughter on 10th Avenue (1957) Arnold Laven, Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Three men gun down Solly Pitts, ‘rebel’ against the racket-ridden Longshoremen’s Union. Before dying, Pitts tells his wife ‘Cockeye’ Cook was one of the killers…but won’t repeat it to the police, nor will anyone else help them.
Once More / Encore (1988) Paul Vecchiali, Jean-Louis Rolland, Florence Giorgetti, Pascale Rocard, Drama
Baad el Mawkeaa / After the Battle (2012) Yusri Nasrullah, Menna Shalabi, Bassem Samra, Nahed El Sebaï, Drama, History
Procès de Jeanne dArc / Trial of Joan of Arc (1962) Robert Bresson, Florence Delay, Jean-Claude Fourneau, Roger Honorat, Drama, History
A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan’s imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English, filmed in a spare, low-key fashion.