After antagonizing a Caucasian male, three black men: Raymond Moffat, Junior Moffat and Ned Tiese go on the run; join the army; fight Vietnamese; make dough selling dope; and return home to Kincaid County. They decide to assist oppressed citizens to be more assertive, and with the preacher’s help, get them registered to vote.
Tag Archives: 1970s
Adapted from Arthur Miller’s play, film focuses on a group of Frenchmen who are detained at Vichy, the capital of France while under Nazi occupation, and “investigated” under suspicion of secretly being Jewish.
The Fighting Fool / Duo gun (1979) Hao-Chuan Yuan, Mar Lo, Yuen Man Meng, Wong Chun, Feng Kuan, Action, Comedy
It’s Meng Yuan-wen (star of The Master Strikes) versus Kuan Feng in this wild and wacky wushu saga of a priceless pole with a spectacular secret. A master martial artist’s silly disciple struggles to save it from an evil white slaver, the slaver’s duplicitous wife, and even his own bone-headed, but greedy, companion. Hsu Hsia choreographs the abundant action, as he had for both Five Superfighters and Drunken Master. The result is both sublime (for its kung-fu) and engagingly ridiculous.
Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the initials J.C. as a nickname probably has a Messianic complex.
Vivir en Sevilla (1978) Gonzalo García Pelayo, Lola la del Agua, Ana Bernal, José Miguel Campos, Comedy, Erotic
Quel movimento che mi piace tanto (1976) Franco Rossetti, Carlo Giuffrè, Martine Brochard, Renzo Montagnani, Drama, Erotic
Zanjeer / The Chain (1973) Prakash Mehra, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Pran, Action, Crime, Drama
A police officer (Amitabh Bachchan) after the brutal murder of his family seeks some answers from life. Where he was suspended from duty, because of false story portrayed against him by traitors, when he decides to track down the killer of his family years ago, with the help of a street-wise knife sharpening girl (Jaya Bhaduri), and a Pathan (Pran). He was able to make out one of them as underworld don Teja and promise himself that he would not rest in peace until he takes revenge.