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Letter to Jane: An Investigation About a Still (1972) Groupe Dziga Vertov, Jean-Luc Godard, Marlon Brando, Moshe Dayan, James Dean
The film’s subject is a photograph of Jane Fonda visiting Hanoi during the Vietnam War. Read More »
This documentary, which was undertaken soon after James Dean’s death, looks at Dean’s life through the use of still photographs with narration Read More »
In this film based on John Steinbeck’s epic novel, Cal Trask (James Dean), the son of a California farmer (Raymond Massey), feels that his father cares only about his brother, Aron (Richard Davalos). When Cal embarks on a business venture to gain the favor of his dad, he finds himself dealing with his estranged mother (Jo Van Fleet), now the owner of a brothel, and tensions in the family rise even further when he begins to fall for Aron’s girlfriend, Abra (Julie Harris).
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Jordan ‘Bick’ Benedict Jr., is a wealthy landowner and cattle rancher who marries a spoiled and wealthy Virginian woman. When the two return to his cattle empire in Texas, conflicts around race, class and changing traditions including former cowboy and now rich oil tycoon Jett Rink rise to epic proportions through the years and test the unity of the family and surrounding community.
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