The race and gender-bending casting created an interesting dynamic for the three lead characters and also won Hunt an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
The film is looked upon as a more realistic depiction of the actual mutiny than either the 1935 film (with Clark Gable and Charles Laughton) or the 1962 version (with Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard). Li, best known for playing squeaky clean heroes in Hong Kong films, made his U. debut playing a villain who bests Gibson's Riggs for most of the film.
The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes ...
See full summary » Director: Oldrich Lipský Towards the end of 1942 a young prisoner Maruska (Magda Vásáryová) awaits in her cell in prison in Breslau (after war Polish Wroclaw) her execution. See full summary » Director: Jaromil Jires The burning of the village of Lidice by Nazi Germany is the only official genocide during the war.
For the trip he buys a computer made horoscope with biorhythms charts, marked according to his ...
See full summary » Director: Oldrich Lipský Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man.
There was a time when Mel Gibson was better known for his acting than for his off-screen troubles.
Active since 1976 as an actor and filmmaker, Gibson has received over fifteen awards and honors for his work in the film industry, from Best Actor to Best Director.
See full synopsis » Director: Dusan Hanák A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval Czechoslovakia - as a young virgin promised to God is kidnapped and raped by a marauder who her religious father seeks to kill in return.When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. See full summary » Director: Ondrej Trojan Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town.For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. See full summary » Director: Jirí Menzel Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry.Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ...See full summary » Director: Jan Sverák Based on real characters and events, this drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set himself on fire in protest against the Soviet occupation ...