Tag Archives: 1980s
L’Effrontée / An Impudent Girl (1985) Claude Miller, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
The dreams and naivete of Charlotte, a young, working-class girl (Charlotte Gainsbourg in an award-winning performance) clash with reality as she meets the young pianist she admires (Clothilde Baudon), and a younger pest she would like to shed (Julie Glenn).
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983) Nagisa Ôshima, David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Drama, War
Entre tinieblas / Dark Habits (1983) Pedro Almodóvar, Cristina Sánchez Pascual, Will More, Laura Cepeda, Comedy, Drama
An ex-bullfighter who gets turned on by killing, a lady lawyer with the same fetish and a young man driven insane by his religious upbringing – these are the main characters in this stylish black comedy about dark sides of human nature.
Laurin (1989) Robert Sigl, Dóra Szinetár, Brigitte Karner, Károly Eperjes, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
It Came from Hollywood (1982) Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Cheech Marin, Documentary, Comedy
An odd film, primarily looking at how the dole affects the underclass in Britain. Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly intellectually disabled man living with his parents and brother in a housing project.
Paura e amore (1988) Margarethe von Trotta, Fanny Ardant, Greta Scacchi, Valeria Golino, Drama, Romance
Farewell to the King (1989) John Milius, Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Action, Adventure, Drama, War
An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling.