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TCM Imports - March 2015

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late Sun., 3-8     French director Agnes Varda  (all Premieres per NPG)

times eastern

 

2:00 AM Du cote de la cote (1958)

The French Riviera comes to life only after the tourists are gone.

C-26 mins,

Article: http://sensesofcinema.com/2014/cteq/du-cote-de-la-cote/

2:00 AM Diary of a Pregnant Woman (1958)

A pregnant filmmaker shares her observations and fantasies.

BW-16 mins,

Article: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/808859/Diary-of-a-Pregnant-Woman/articles.html

3:00 AM Le Bonheur (1965)

A married young carpenter tries to make his mistress part of his family.

DirAgnes Varda CastJean-Claude Drouot , Claire Drouot , Sandrine Drouot .

C-80 mins,

Article: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/81089/Le-Bonheur/articles.html

 

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late Sun., 3-22               Director Alf Sjoberg            2 Premieres....

(times eastern)

 

2:30 AM
B/W
101 min
TV-PG
drama
Torment (1944)

A high-school student fights to save a shop girl from harassment by a hated teacher.

DirAlf Sjoberg CastStig Jarrel , Mai Zetterling , Christopher Kent .
LEONARD MALTIN REVIEW:

D: Alf Sjoberg. Mai Zetterling, Stig Jarrel, Alf Kjellin, Olof Winnerstrand.

"Schoolboy Kjellin and girl he falls in love with (Zetterling) are hounded by sadistic teacher Jarrel. Moody and evocative, with a script by Ingmar Bergman. Also known as FRENZY"

 

Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torment_%281944_film%29

 
 
 
4:15 AM
B/W
90 min
TV-PG
drama
Miss Julie (1951)

A passionate but arrogant daughter of a count is brought low by her affair with an opportunistic groom in her father's employ.

DirAlf Sjoberg CastAnita Bjork , Ulf Palme ,
 LEONARD MALTIN REVIEW:

D: Alf Sjoberg. Anita Bjork, Ulf Palme, Marta Dorff, Anders Henrikson.

"Masterful adaptation of August Strindberg's tragic play about the love affair between an aristocratic young woman and a commoner. Superbly acted and photographed, with imaginative use of flashbacks. A milestone in Swedish cinema. Remade in 1999."

 

Article: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/520011/Miss-Julie/articles.html

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late Sun., 3-29                   director Luis Bunuel....

 

2:00 AM Tristana (1970)  

A young girl's guardian falls in love with her.

DirLuis Buñuel CastCatherine Deneuve , Fernando Rey , Franco Nero .

C-99 mins,

4:00 AM Un Chien Andalou (1929)  

Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.

DirLuis Buñuel CastPierre Batcheff , Simone Mareuil , Jaime Miravilles .

BW-16 mins,

4:30 AM Simon of the Desert (1965)  

A religious sage fights temptation from Satan himself.

DirLuis Buñuel CastClaudio Brook , Silvia Pinal , Hortensia Santoveña .

C-45 mins,

 

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