Tag Archives: 1970s
Pakeezah / The Pure One (1972) Kamal Amrohi, Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar, Musical, Romance, Drama
A girl, whose mother dies of sorrow from her husband’s family’s rejection, grows up singing and dancing like her mother. She works as a dancing girl and is courted by a prince, but can think only of a man she has never met, who left her a message on the train. She dreams of him and cannot dance, becomes frightened and runs into the night.
O.J. Simpson: Juice on the Loose (1974) George A. Romero, O.J. Simpson, Marvin Goux, John McKay, Documentary, Sport
Esupai / E.S.P.Y. (1974) Jun Fukuda, Hiroshi Fujioka, Kaoru Yumi, Masao Kusakari, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ziva istina / The Living Truth (1972) Tomislav Radic, Bozidarka Frajt, Ruza Rosoci, Vesna Veselic, Biography
The Living Truth (Živa istina), also released as Real Truth, is a 1972 Croatian film directed and written by Tomislav Radi?, starring Božidarka Frajt. Radi?’s directorial debut, a very low-budget cinéma vérité-style film about the everyday life of a struggling actress was met with critical acclaim and is considered one of the best Croatian films of the 1970s.
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979) Frank De Felitta, Lindsay Wagner, Marc Singer, Alan Feinstein, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
This movie is about a woman who is trying to rebuild her shattered marriage. She and her husband move to an old Victorian style home, where she finds a beautiful dress in the attic, which has a tear in the shoulder.
Contract on Cherry Street (1977) William A. Graham, Frank Sinatra, Martin Balsam, Jay Black, Crime, Drama, Thriller
The partner–and best friend–of a tough New York detective is murdered by killers working for a local mob. Infuriated at the inability of the Police Department to bring in the murderers, he decides–with the help of a few of his fellow detectives–to operate on his own, using whatever means necessary, to destroy the gang.