Korean 65, Imported Total admissions: They are listed in the order of their release. Double Agent The recent and ongoing wave of s nostalgia has produced cheeky and heartfelt comedies such as Conduct Zero and Bet on My Disco, as well as sincere dramas such as Champion, looking back into the troubled decade with a mixture of longing, fondness and melancholy. Although some of these movies are excellent, it is about time that quality films like Memories of Murder blow away the pearly haze surrounding the s, and expose its dark underbelly.
Lawrence Turman United Artists Writers: The first is Benjamin lying in the pool, post-graduation, trying to decide what to do in life. The second is the famous shot under Mrs. If you think such material shocks audiences today, imagine the impact in Together, this combo of coming-of-age politics and groundbreaking sexual revolution changed the course of movie — and American — history.
Director Mike Nichols played upon the generation gap, flattering youth by depicting adults as materialistic hypocrites, while leading Hollywood down a more socially-relevant path. While these elements can be challenging, I assure you they are not random.
They are the keys to understanding one of the best displays of directing in movie history and will bring you a new appreciation for one of the most important movies ever made.
Plot Summary No love triangle has ever been as awkward for characters or as intriguing for viewers as the one in The Graduate.
When Benjamin tries to call off the affair to date Elaine, Mrs. Robinson fights back, sending Elaine off to college at UC Berkeley. Believing Elaine might be his one true love, Benjamin hits the road to make amends. Can he catch her in time before she marries another man?
Screenplay The script was based on a novel by Charles Webb, who truly put his money where his mouth was. While a horrible business decision, Webb believed what he was writing, and that authenticity bleeds from the story. When it came time to adapt the book for the silver screen, the job went to screenwriters Calder Willingham and Buck Henry.
Still, none of those scripts matched their Oscar-nominated script for The Graduate. Here was a nebbish Dustin Hoffman, young, awkward and unsure. His awkward nervousness is priceless throughout the film.
So I, I brought her home. Even so, the smash success of The Graduate made Hoffman a hot commodity, earning two more nominations for Midnight Cowboy and Lenny before winning the Oscar for Kramer vs.
The rest is history, including a nomination for Tootsie and a second win for Rain Man Still, Hoffman remembers where he came from. And so I thank you for casting this short, year-old, unknown actor with a prominent nose to play Benjamin Braddock.
At one point, Hoffman thought he ruined a scene, went to the back of the room and literally beat his head against the wall. Nichols kept the moment in the film, teaching Hoffman a valuable acting lesson: While The Miracle Worker brought the only Oscar of her career, she will be forever remembered as the iconic Mrs.
Robinson may be the most fascinating character study, equal parts sexy and depressed. Her strict opposition to Benjamin dating Elaine is partially because Elaine is her daughter, but mostly because Elaine represents all that she lost when she entered polite adult society: And yet, somehow Bancroft manages to mine comedy out of this depressed alcoholic figure.
Such comedic timing is fitting for the wife of Mel Brooks, whom she married in and remained with until her death in The role of Mrs.
After The Graduate, she was offered the mother role in The Exorcistbut had to turn it down when she became pregnant. Supporting Cast Playing the third side of the love triangle is the lovely and talented Katharine Ross. Across various film eras, my eyes have seen few that can compete with her youthful beauty.
Robinson wanting to rip Benjamin to shreds on his own pool raft. Daniels won two Primetime Emmys for St. Elsewhere before playing Mr. Feeny in Boy Meets World Instead, Nichols turns in one of the greatest directing performances in movie history, and one of the best in helping young filmmakers understand the role of a director.
The Graduate is a master directing piece right from the opening credits, where Benjamin rides to the left on an airport conveyor belt as everyone else follows the airport P. Black and White Stripes After the symbolic opening, Nichols introduces us to the pattern of black-and-white stripes.
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The role earned Hoffman an Oscar nomination, losing to Rod Steiger for In the Heat of the Night (), an odd choice considering Sidney Poitier was the true lead as Mr. Tibbs. Even so, the smash success of The Graduate made Hoffman a hot commodity, earning two more nominations for Midnight Cowboy () and Lenny () before winning the Oscar for Kramer vs.
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