Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic... See full summary »
This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather... See full summary »
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
In the summer of 1979, Madonna penned a three-page letter to director Stephen Jon Lewicki in response to a newspaper ad seeking a female to play the lead in the film. Later, when photostats of the letter surfaced for public viewing, it struck many as bizarre that at 21 Madonna was already lying about her age, listing her year of birth as 1959 - a year after her actual birthday in 1958 - but in context this makes sense because Lewicki had advertised for a female between 18 and 20. See more »
Opening disclaimer: A Certain Sacrifice is a rare piece of music history. Originally shot on Super 8mm in 1979, this film exhibits a raw and intimate experimental film style. Due to the limitations of the original medium, some technical inconsistencies may be apparent. See more »
This picture is so terrible that it may actually become an underground cult classic! It can't be judged by normal-movie standards; it has to be seen as a "grab-the-camera-and-start-filming-random-events" kind of experiment - and it fails even as that. Technically, this is the worst movie I've seen since Andy Warhol's "Trash", but "Trash" had Paul Morrissey to redeem it, this has nothing (apart from its short length). (*)
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