Fri, Feb 17
TEDDY TODAY (Page 3)
Tea And Sympathy
Surprising as it may seem, in the light of the screen’s Production Code, which generally compels evasion of the more delicate sexual in American films, Robert Anderson’s fine play about a schoolboy and a teacher’s wife, „Tea and Sympathy“, has been given a strong and sensitive screen rendering by Metro-Goldwyn..
November 1959. As a result of the success of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Truman Capote is now a celebrated writer and – thanks to his ability to spin a good yarn – also a much sought-after party guest among New York’s intellectual circles. One day while reading the “New York Times”, he comes across a report of a brutal criminal case involving the slaughter – in cold blood – of a family of four in Holcomb...
Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film’s main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe lives with his single mother and older sister Theresa on a notorious council estate called “Capehart Projects”. Molested at the age of ten, Joe nevertheless decides to keep the incident to himself. He befriends an older artist named Victor and moves in with him, hoping to escape Bangor with his help...
COMBAT is the third and last part of the fi lmed diary started by Patrick Carpentier in 2003 and entitled The irregularity of the tearing.
Two young men fi ght with each other. They hit each other very hard. But their fi ghting remains an act of love. There is no prize. There is no winner. There is no pride. A voice-over narrator tells a strange story in which he rediscovers the extent of his desire...