|Frantic 1988 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Harrison Ford, Emmanuelle Seigner, Betty Buckley, John Mahoney, Jimmie Ray Weeks, David Huddleston, Yorgo Voyagis, Gerard Klein, Dominique Pinon, Alexandra Stewart, Djiby Soumare, Robert Barr
While American surgeon Doctor Richard Walker (Harrison Ford) is visiting Paris, his wife Sondra (Betty Buckley) disappears from their hotel. This sets off a frantic chain of events leading to a miniature Statue of Liberty: the key to identifying the kidnappers.
|Imperium: Augustus 2003 TV, 178 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Roger Young
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Vittoria Belvedere, Benjamin Sadler, Massimo Ghini, Gottfried John, Ken Duken, Russell Barr, Juan Diego Botto, Valeria D'Obici, Michele Bevilacqua, Ricardo De Torrebruna, Giampiero Judica, Vanni Materassi, Gerard Klein
The oft-told tale of Augustus (Peter O'Toole), his "adoption" by Julius Caesar, and his teaming with Marc Antony (Massimo Ghini) to bring Caesar's assassins to justice is told in this made-for-TV epic.
|A Tale of Two Cities 1989 TV, 240 min.|
Director: Philippe Monnier
Cast: James Wilby, Xavier Deluc, Serena Gordon, Jean-Pierre Aumont, John Mills, Anna Massey, Muriel Combeau, Alfred Lynch, Kathy Kriegel, Gerard Klein, Jean-Marc Bory, John Woodvine
Sydney Carton (James Wilby) has fallen in love with Lucie (Serena Gordon), but she marries aristocrat Charles Damay (Xavier Deluc) and does not know of Sydney's love for her. Later, the French Revolution has exploded, and Charles has been captured and sentenced to the guillotine. Unselfishly, Sydney comes up with a plot to take Charles's place at the guillotine so that Charles can return to Lucie. This Masterpiece Theater presentation of Dickens' story of ideals during the French Revolution is definitely worth watching. It is a lavish production that originally was shown in episodes in 1989 and 1990.
|1. Frantic (1988)|
2. Imperium: Augustus (2003)
3. La Passante (1982)
4. A Tale of Two Cities (1989)
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