|The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter 1968 N/R, 123 min.|
Director: Robert Ellis Miller
Cast: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Biff McGuire, Stacy Keach, Cicely Tyson, Laurinda Barrett, Peter Mamakos, Percy Rodrigues, Jackie Marlow, John O'Leary, Wayne Smith
Alan Arkin plays John Singer, a sensitive deaf-mute, who shares a friendship with Spiro Antonapoulos (Chuck McCann), another deaf-mute. When Spiro must be institutionalized, John moves to stay close to his friend. After supporting Spiro until his death, John then commits suicide–feeling helpless in an alien world. Alan Arkin received an Oscar Nomination as Best Actor, and a nomination also went to Sondra Locke as Best Supporting Actress.
|A Perfect Murder 1998 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Director: Andrew Davis
Cast: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Sarita Choudhury, Michael P. Moran, David Suchet, Constance Towers, Novella Nelson, Will Lyman, Maeve McGuire, Laurinda Barrett, Reed Birney, Stephen Singer, Aideen O'Kelly, Vincent Smith
Steven Taylor (Michael Douglas) is an international investor, but he is in trouble financially. His wife Emily (Gwyneth Paltrow) is having an affair with David Shaw (Viggo Mortensen) who has entered into more than one scam directed at wealthy women. Emily is due to inherit a $1,000,000 trust fund, and Steven offers David $500,000 to murder Emily. Steven believes this will be the perfect murder, and all goes as scheduled–until Detective Mohamed Karaman (David Suchet) enters the picture.
|The Turn of the Screw 1959 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: John Frankenheimer
Cast: Indrid Bergman, Isobel Elsom, Laurinda Barrett, Hayward Morse, Paul Stevens, Alexandra Wager
A good atmosphere enhances this live TV production based on Henry James' classic novel. Ingrid Bergman, in her first TV appearance, plays the governess who is hired two watch over two children who, in turn, appear to be possessed by evil spirits.
|The Wrong Man 1956 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone, Nehemiah Persoff, Esther Minciotti, Laurinda Barrett, Doreen Lang, Dayton Lummis, Will Hare, John Heldabrand, Norma Connolly, Lola D'Annunzio, Charles Cooper, Richard Robbins
Manny Balestrero (Henry Fonda) is a musician wrongly identified as the perpetrator in a series of New York City robberies. He must go through a trial, and during this stressful time his wife, Rose (Vera Miles), cannot handle the pressure and has a nervous breakdown. Based on a true story, this is a different kind of film for Alfred Hitchcock.
|1. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)|
2. A Perfect Murder (1998)
3. The Turn of the Screw (1959)
4. The Wrong Man (1956)
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