Tag Archives: Donal McCann

John Huston – The Dead (1987)

Synopsis:
John Huston’s last film is a labor of love at several levels: an adaptation of perhaps one of the greatest pieces of English-language literature by one of Huston’s favorite authors, James Joyce; a love letter to the land of his ancestors and the country where his children grew up; and the chance to work with his screenwriter son Tony and his actress daughter Anjelica. The film is delicate and unhurried, detailing an early January dinner at the house of two spinster musician sisters and their niece in turn-of-the-century Ireland, attended by friends and family. Read More »

John Glenister & Robin Phillips – Miss Julie (1972)

IMDB:
A televised Royal Shakespeare Company production of August Strindberg’s classic play. Miss Julie (Helen Mirren), a 19th century aristocrat’s daughter, is attracted to one of the servants in her father’s house. Read More »