Tag Archives: Martin Ritt
Hemingways Adventures of a Young Man (1962) Martin Ritt, Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Adventure, Drama, War
Casey’s Shadow (1978) Martin Ritt, Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Robert Webber, Drama, Family, Sport
The Slugger’s Wife (1985) Hal Ashby, Michael O’Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Ritt, Comedy, Music, Romance
Stanley Cox is a shy, illiterate short-order cook who has never taken a chance at love. Iris King is a newly widowed factory worker who has vowed never to love again. But as their friendship slowly blossoms and Iris helps Stanley learn to read, his strong yet gentle kindness helps mend her broken heart. And where two lonely strangers stood trapped within the past, Stanley and Iris can now begin a new chapter of their lives – together.
Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of women believed to have consorted with the occupational Nazis. Four, for various reasons, have indeed – and their seducer is a lone, swaggering sergeant whom the partisans briskly emasculate. Escorted out of town by the sheepish Nazis, the forlorn ladies link up, patriotically and romantically, with a band of tough mountain guerrillas.
The Sluggers Wife (1985) Hal Ashby, Michael O’Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Ritt, Comedy, Music, Romance
A major league star who is on the verge of breaking a record, meets a singer and they get married, but they have different goals, so they separate, jeopardizing his opportunity in sports and the possibility of making up with his wife.