Tag Archives: Janet Suzman

Peter Medak – A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)

Synopsis:
A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter’s voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humor that hides their pain. Read More »

Peter Greenaway – The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982)

Quote:
Mr. Neville, a cocksure young artist is contracted by Mrs. Herbert, the wife of a wealthy landowner, to produce a set of twelve drawings of her husband’s estate, a contract which extends much further than either the purse or the sketchpad. The sketches themselves prove of an even greater significance than supposed upon the discovery of the body of Mr. Herbert. Read More »

Peter Collinson – The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)

After World War II, many important figures in Hitler’s command escaped Germany and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann, wanted in connection with millions of deaths, is suspected to be living incognito in Argentina. Mossad, Israel’s secret intelligence organization is determined to bring Eichmann (if it is him indeed) to justice. Read More »