Early De Niro film casts him as a New York City film editor working on a documentary about Richard Nixon, and spending a weekend with rich friends Warren and Mickey. Crawford enters their lives and proceeds to disrupt everyone.
Robert De Niro,
Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »
The story of Andre Menard, a promising young amateur boxer from an impoverished background who is mentored by former pro Victor Le Garrec, and whose career path takes a nosedive when he falls for the wealthy Corinne.
Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of France, VICE AND VIRTURE is a stylized retelling of the Marquis de Sade's Justine, as envisioned by one of cinema's most provocative filmmakers Roger Vadim.
I've just seen THREE ROOMS IN MANHATTAN and I must confess I am still under the spell of this strange film. Although the story line sounds artificial and a little weird at first glance, every minute of the film is marked by a profound sense of truth. No doubt this is due to the marvelous actors - Girardot and Ronet have done outstanding work here - but Carné must be credited for the moody atmosphere, as well as the sensitive handling of the characters and their personal dramas. Manhattan in the mid-sixties has a palpable feel that is fascinating. The cinematography is excellent, so is the beautiful music score. Both have a haunting, poetic touch. Most importantly, we keep interested in the characters and their destiny to the very end.
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