|Kramer vs. Kramer 1979 PG, 104 min.|
Director: Robert Benton
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Howard Duff, Justin Henry, George Coe, JoBeth Williams, Howland Chamberlin, Joe Seneca, Jack Ramage, Bill Moor, Jess Osuna, Nicholas Hormann, Ellen Parker, Carol Nadell
This is the story of father Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) and son Billy (Justin Henry) who are forced to go it on their own after their wife and mother Joanna (Meryl Streep) walks out on them. Ted does learn how to care for Billy and places Billy over other priorities–Ted even loses his much loved job in order to make time for Billy. Now, Joanna returns planning to take custody of Billy, but Ted refuses to give him up, and a custody battle ensues. The film won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep), and Writing.
|Stars and Bars 1988 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Romance
Director: Pat O'Connor
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Harry Dean Stanton, Kent Broadhurst, Joan Cusack, Martha Plimpton, Maury Chaykin, Deirdre O'Connell, Will Patton, Laurie Metcalf, Keith David, Matthew Cowles, Spalding Gray, Glenne Headly, Bill Moor, Rockets Redglare
A very proper British connoisseur of the arts, Henderson Dores (Daniel Day-Lewis), goes to Georgia with young Bryant (Martha Plimpton) in search of an expensive Renoir painting. He runs into all kinds of people from the seedier side of life and finds that the Southern cuisine gives him gas. To add to his problems, Bryant causes more problems, but Henderson manages to survive.
|1. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)|
2. Stars and Bars (1988)
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