A young woman tells her parents and fiance (in flashback) about the recent sinking of the Titanic and her experiences as a passenger during the disaster. Her intended marriage now faces a ... See full summary »
The story of the 1912 sinking of the largest luxury liner ever built, the tragedy that befell over two thousand of the rich and famous as well as of the poor and unknown passengers aboard the doomed ship.
George C. Scott,
The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.
A young woman tells her parents and fiance (in flashback) about the recent sinking of the Titanic and her experiences as a passenger during the disaster. Her intended marriage now faces a new hazard because her fiance is a sailor and her parents have just been reminded of the dangers of the sea. Written by
Skip the Johnny-come-lately Cameron weepie, get the straight scoop from a broad who's been there. I can't quite summon the words to describe it -- think of the best film you've ever seen x 10 - Saved from the Titanic has some of the same elements as that hypothetical masterpiece: editing, acting, direction, sets, drama, black, white, and/or sepia...the list of attributes goes on and on. And on.
Dorothy Gibson, as always, puts the "aye-aye" in eyewitness...if you follow. Is it just me or is this thing due for a Criterion release? My copy is in *seriously* bad shape lol. I've been meaning to trash the damn thing -- whether it's the pack rat in me or the fact that it's just THAT GOOD, something keeps me coming back. Oh what a picture!
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