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  • God's Country and the Woman

    God's Country and the Woman


    good cast, sadly forgettable

  • Rhapsody



    I didn't time it, but probably more classical piano and violin music than dialog here. Another film with numerous great outfits on Taylor. She spends most of the film with 'man trouble' with her father, lover, husband.

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  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal


    First time seeing this. I may have closed my eyes a few times from being movie-watching-bleary-eyed. This movie is plain weird. I need to watch it again (when I'm more attentive) to (perhaps) get a better grasp on what was going on. Then again, repeated viewings may not help.

    It took me about three viewings to love Wild Strawberries, so perhaps the same thing here.

    Speaking of that, there's a line in the film where a girl offers Max von Sydow's character wild strawberries and milk. When that appeared on the subtitles there was an audible sigh from the crowd.

  • I Never Sang for My Father

    I Never Sang for My Father


    "But still, when I hear the word 'father', it matters."

    Melvyn Douglas and Gene Hackman provide powerful performances in this film about aging parents and a strained father-son relationship.

    Interesting that Oscar-winner Estelle Parsons played Hackman's sister...just three years earlier she played his wife in BONNIE AND CLYDE. (Her role here is a fairly small one.)

    I found the scene shopping for caskets touching and the final scene in the bedroom is quite powerful.

    As someone who has lost their mother and is watching their father age, some parts of this film really hit close to home.