Tag Archives: Karel Reisz

Who’ll Stop the Rain (1978) Karel Reisz, Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Action, Crime, Drama

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Thoroughly disillusioned by the Vietnam War, John, a journalist (Michael Moriarty), turns to heroin smuggling. Acting as John’s go-between is the equally burnt-out Ray (Nick Nolte), who delivers the narcotics stateside to the journalist’s wife, Marge (Tuesday Weld). Soon, however, Ray and Marge are on the lam, chased down by the minions of crooked narcotics agent Antheil (Anthony Zerbe). Who’ll Stop the Rain? was based on Robert Stone’s award-winning novel Dog Soldiers.
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The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981) Karel Reisz, Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Drama, Romance

The French Lieutenant's Woman (Karel Reisz, 1981)
A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who’s engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a short, but passionate affair. Anna and Mike, who play the characters of Sarah and Charles, go, during the shooting of the film, through a relationship that runs parallel to that of their characters.
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