Dark Comedy ca 1970sby Genglemt | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public
Gathering some titles of dark, somewhat nihilistic or cynical, sometimes even absurd, 'comedies' made around the 1970s
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4. Little Murders (1971)
PG | 108 min | Comedy
Pitch black comedy about a young nihilistic New Yorker coping with pervasive urban violence, obscene phone calls, rusty water pipes, electrical blackouts, paranoia and ethnic-racial conflict during a typical summer of the 1970s.
5. Brewster McCloud (1970)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.
6. The Traveling Executioner (1970)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
Stacy Keach is electrifying as Jonas Candide, an ex-Carny who in 1918 travels around the bayou with a portable electric chair. At $100 a head, he renders his services with loving care. But then he falls for a female "client".