A psychedelic Brazilian musical with much of the esthetics of Cinema Novo and Tropicalismo; feels a bit like a Brazilian, more modest (and linear) version of “El Topo”. The music is what really shines here; one of the stars (the narrator, featured in the posters above) is now famous musician Alceu Valença.
Tag Archives: 1970s
Private Duty Nurses (1971) George Armitage, Katherine Cannon, Joyce Williams, Pegi Boucher, Thriller, Erotic
Le prix de la liberté / The Price of Freedom (1978) Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa, Marie-Thérèse Badje, Bibi Kouo, Marthe Momha, Thriller
After refusing the sexual advances of her village chief and her father’s authority, a young woman runs away from home and goes to town. There she meets several members of her family and tries to start her life from scratch. She enrolls at a high school and makes new friends.
During a long train ride heading north of Japan, a young man addresses an older woman in front of him. At first she doesn’t respond, but he finally gets her into a conversation when he offers her lunch. Thus begins Saito Koichi’s famous romantic thriller, Le Rendezvous. The woman turns out to be a murderer on parole, whist the man a runaway accused of assault and robbery. As it happens, the two soon fall in love. The woman asks the man to wait two years until she is released from jail. And he agress.
The President’s Plane Is Missing (1973) Daryl Duke, Buddy Ebsen, Peter Graves, Arthur Kennedy, Drama
While on the brink of a military confrontation with China, Air Force One crashes in the desert, killing the President. This brings Vice-President Kermit Madigan to power who, having been left in the dark by the president, must now rely on his predecessor’s aides to guide him. But they have markedly different viewpoints and hidden agendas. Will he blunder his way into a nuclear exchange with the Chinese?
Jeremy Jones is learning cello at an arts school in New York. At school he spots Susan Rollins, who practices for a ballet audition, and he falls in love on first sight. He’s very diffident in nearing her, so he gets some help of his experienced friend Ralph.
Run, Simon, Run (1970) George McCowan, Burt Reynolds, Inger Stevens, Royal Dano, Adventure, Thriller
Burt Reynolds stars in this TV-movie as a Papago Indian, who returns to his people after serving a long sentence for a crime he didn’t commit. To clear himself of the murder of his own brother, Reynolds begins a long and bloody search for the actual killer.
Kuai huo lin / The Delightful Forest (1972) Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao, Lung Ti, Mu Chu, Ching Tien, Action, Adventure
Wu Sung, a military swordmaster, is acused of murdering his adulterous sister-in-law and a thug, and sent to exile in Meng Chou. At the prison camp, Shih En, son of the camp commander, intercedes in his favour, to spare him the humiliating 100 bamboo lashes.
Sexual Freedom In Denmark (1970) John Lamb, Karen Biller, Lizzie Bundgaard, Ruth Dymose, Documentary, Adult
This movie is about the morality, education, and responsibilities pertaining to sexual freedom. Not only that, it has the most amazing child birth sequence that could and should be used as a training tool and viewed by anyone that is interested in the miracle of child birth.