Lee Remick

  • Clytie Jessop – Emma’s War (1987)

    1981-1990AustraliaClytie JessopDramaRomance

    ‘Emma’s War’ is the turbulent tale of a young girl’s coming of age in Sydney during WW2.

    From OzMovies.com:
    Emma’s War is a 1987 Australian drama film starring Miranda Otto and Lee Remick. Clytie Jessop made her debut directing, producing and writing this film. It was completed in 1986, and released there in 1987-88. This was the last feature film for Lee Remick and David Cahill.Read More »

  • Lou Antonio – Passport to Terror AKA Dark Holiday (1989)

    1981-1990DramaLou AntonioThrillerUSA

    An American tourist on vacation in Turkey is hounded by a street vendor into buying a carved head she doesn’t want; then she is cast into prison for smuggling an antique.Read More »

  • James Ivory – The Europeans (1979)

    1971-1980DramaJames IvoryUSA

    This entertaining film, from a delicious early novel by Henry James, takes place in a New England Arcadia that stands for everything beautiful, pure, and good. Into this Eden come a sophisticated European brother and sister who turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins, the Wentworths. The fortune-hunting Eugenia (Lee Remick) and her high-spirited brother Felix (Tim Woodward) turn this Puritan world upside down.Read More »

  • Kevin Connor & Douglas Hickox – Mistral’s Daughter (1984)

    1981-1990Douglas HickoxDramaKevin ConnorTVUSA

    An arrogant Paris painter attracts a number of women from the 1920s to the 1970s, though he focuses on leaving a legacy for his daughter.Read More »

  • Otto Preminger – Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

    1951-1960CrimeDramaOtto PremingerUSA

    In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?Read More »

  • Tony Richardson – A Delicate Balance (1973)

    1971-1980DramaTony RichardsonUSA

    The setting is the comfortable Connecticut home of a well-to-do family. Agnes is a determined, powerful woman who feels she must hold her husband together and present a brave face to the world. Her husband, Tobias, is both retired and retiring, a man who cannot quite face up to life. Living with the couple is Agnes’ sister, Claire, an alcoholic who sees through and scoffs at the insincerity and pretensions around her. Clare’s outrageous comments are meant as much to reflect her own bitterness as to shake Tobias out of his mute acceptance of Agnes’ dominance. They are soon joined by Harry and Edna, a married couple who are Agnes and Tobias’ best friends and Agnes and Tobias’ spoiled 36-year old daughter, Julia, who returns home from her fourth broken marriage.Read More »

  • Don Siegel – Telefon (1977)

    1971-1980ActionDon SiegelThrillerUSA

    The KGB is looking for one of their people, a man named Dalchimsky because he has stolen something important but, unfortunately, he manages to get through the border. Later in the U.S. some seemingly ordinary people after receiving a phone call go out and destroy key American military installations. Back in the U.S.S.R. General Strelsky and Colonel Malchenko send for Grigori Borzov, a KGB agent who has been to the U.S. on missions before. Read More »

  • Silvio Narizzano – Loot (1970)

    1961-1970ComedyCrimeSilvio NarizzanoUnited Kingdom

    This adaptation of Joe Orton’s play focuses on a motley bunch of characters crammed inside a small hotel owned by Mr. McLeavy (Milo O’Shea). While the body of McLeavy’s wife lies freshly dead in a nearby room, her nurse, Fay (Lee Remick), plots to become the next Mrs. McLeavy. Meanwhile, McLeavy’s son and his friend try their best to hide the spoils of a bank heist. As a dim-witted priest and a crooked officer enter the fray, hilarious misplacements, trysts and shocks unfold.Read More »

  • Blake Edwards – Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

    1961-1970Blake EdwardsDramaUSA

    In this addiction melodrama, Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon), a promising adman, meet his future wife Kirsten (Lee Remick) at a party. Once married, the pressures of his business lead Joe to seek solace in liquor. Kirsten joins him in his nocturnal drinking sessions, and before long both are confirmed alcoholics. After several frightening episodes, Joe is able to shake the habit thanks to AA, but Kirsten finds it impossible to get through the day without liquor. The two split up, although Joe clings to the hope that someday he and Kirsten will be reunited, if for no reason other than the sake of their young daughter. J.P. Miller adapted the screenplay from his own 1958 Playhouse 90 television script. Though nominated in several categories, Days of Wine and Roses won only the Best Song Oscar for Henry Mancini’s title tune.Read More »

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