Tag Archives: George Roy Hill
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) George Roy Hill, Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, Comedy, Musical, Romance
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975) George Roy Hill, Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Adventure, Drama
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) George Roy Hill, Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Using his own terminology, Billy Pilgrim is “unstuck in time”, which means he is moving between different points in his life uncontrollably, although he is aware of it at certain of those points as witnessed by the letter to the editor he writes to the Ilium Daily News about his situation.
Funny Farm (1988) George Roy Hill, Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Kevin O’Morrison, Comedy, Drama
When Andy and Elizabeth buy a farm in Vermont, they can’t imagine the trouble that awaits them. Andy has quit his job as a sports journalist and is planning to use the peace and quiet of the country to write the Great American Novel. From the moment the movers’ truck gets lost with their furniture, though, there’s little peace and less quiet. From a manical mailman to a dead body buried in the garden, Andy is distracted by the town and its wacky inhabitants. His effort at a novel is mediocre, at best, and he’s threatened by Elizabeth’s foray into writing when she attempts a children’s book. Can the Farmers survive the townsfolk and each other?
A Little Romance (1979) George Roy Hill, Laurence Olivier, Diane Lane, Thelonious Bernard, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius who enchants them with his storytelling. In an attempt to ensure the teens’ love forever, the three journey to Venice.
Sisters Carrie and Anna Berniers have been supporting their ne’er-do-well brother Julian through various failed businesses; now, he returns home with a sudden fortune and his young bride. Jealousies both old and new will play a part as the sisters try to understand what Julian’s been up to, and as his wife wonders if there’s another woman involved.