Tag Archives: Greta Scacchi

The Player (1992) Robert Altman, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Comedy, Drama

The Player (Robert Altman, 1992)
A studio script screener gets on the bad side of a writer by not accepting his script. The writer is sending him threatening postcards. The screener tries to identify the writer in order to pay him off so he’ll be left alone, and then in a case of mistaken identity gone awry, he accidentally gives the writer solid ammunition for blackmail. This plot is written on a backdrop of sleazy Hollywood deals and several subplots involving the politics of the industry.
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Good Morning, Babylon / Good morning Babilonia (1987) Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi, Drama, Romance

Good Morning, Babylon (1986)
After the bankruptcy of their father’s stonemasonry firm, brothers Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood designing sets for D.W.Griffith and marry beautiful actresses, but tragedy strikes with the arrival of World War I, which finds the brothers fighting on opposite sides…
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The Browning Version (1994) Mike Figgis, Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Modine, Drama

The Browning Version (1994)
Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British public school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as a Hitler, with some justification. His wife Laura is unfaithful, and lives to wound him any way she can. Andrew must come to terms with his failed life and regain at least his own self-respect.
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