The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) Jean Negulesco, Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Adventure, Drama, Romance
This particular feature, the first director credit of Philip Ford (nephew of John), casts the witty, square-jawed leading man of serials and b-action films, Kane Richmond, as a private eye sucked into a web of dirty dealings involving a nightclub owner, his wife, her “friend”, etc.
Zemaljski Dani Teku / The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979) Goran Paskaljevic, Dimitrije Vujovic, Obren Helcer, Sarlota Pesic, Comedy, Drama
An old sea captain has lived on his own as long as he has been able to. Between his pension and the portraits he paints for a little spending money, he has done all right. However, the day finally comes when he must enter an old age home. Nothing daunted, his high spirits and zest for living infect the whole home with enthusiasm as they prepare a New Year’s Eve party for visiting relatives. Even the captain’s withdrawn and sour old roommate at the home eventually joins in.
Ugetsu monogatari / Ugetsu (1953) Kenji Mizoguchi, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Drama, Fantasy, War
In the beginning of the springtime in the period of the Japanese Civil Wars of the Sixteenth Century in Lake Biwa in the Province of Omi, the family man farmer and craftsman Genjurô travels to Nagahama to sell his wares and makes a small fortune.
Sking at a Big Bear resort are Dr. Lanson, an atomic scientist, Ted Nolan, Donna Weeks and her unscrupulous sister, Peggy. Also there are Joan Cochran, Burke and Johnny, young communists out to steal Lanson’s papers.