Tag Archives: 1970s

Operation: Daybreak (1975) Lewis Gilbert, Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Drama, History, War

Operation Daybreak (1975)
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as “The Butcher of Prague”. The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich’s death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.

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Let Joy Reign Supreme / Que la fête commence… (1975) Bertrand Tavernier, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Drama, History, War

Let Joy Reign Supreme
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d’Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire (Pontallec) and of the famine to become archbishop… Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the French Revolution smoulders.

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Yahaeng / Night Journey (1977) Soo-yong Kim, Jeong-hie Yu, Sung-il Shin, Il-woong Lee, Drama, Arthouse

Yahaeng AKA Night Journey (1977)
Lee Hyun-ju (played by Yoon Jung-hee) is secretly living with bank co-worker, Mr. Park (played by Shin Seong-il), who is not only incapable of satisfying her sexually, but also refuses to offer her the security of marriage. Caught between a state of discontent, the painful memories of her first love and a world of fantasy, her desires kick in. In high school, she falls in love with her teacher who leaves her an unwed mother when he dies in the Vietnam War. She turns to roaming the streets of the night that filled with temptation and pleasure, becoming disillusioned by the wretched and shameless beings that occupy it, and even experiencing ecstasy for the first time from forced sex with strangers.

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King of the Grizzlies (1970) Ron Kelly, John Yesno, Chris Wiggins, Hugh Webster, Western, Family

King of the Grizzlies (1970)
Moki (John Yesno) is the Indian foreman at a ranch owned by The Colonel (Chris Higgins). He watches as a baby grizzly bear becomes his playful friend before going off on his own. Years later, the bear returns as a menacing adult and threatens the cattle protected by Moki. When the Colonel wants to kill the bear, Moki interferes. The bear remembers his old friend Moki and seeks another way to satisfy his ravenous hunger in this tepid Walt Disney feature narrated by Winston Hibler.

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