Tag Archives: 1990s
This is a biographical film on the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali. Young Dali, already famous in Europe, arrives in New York in the 1940s because that’s where the money is, and the war isn’t.
Susanna is depressed and directionless after finishing high school in the late 1960’s. A suicide attempt lands her in Claymore, a mental institution.
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) Randa Haines, Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Drama, Romance
Wittgenstein (1993) Derek Jarman, Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language.
Diario napoletano / Neapolitan Diary (1992) Francesco Rosi, Simona Caramelli, Pietro Bontempo, Documentary, Crime, History
A fascinating return to the same issues done in a semi-docu style. The ‘story’ joins Rosi as he fights his way through impossible city traffic to a school of architecture to host a discussion of the older movie.