Jean Eustache’s The Mother and the Whore (1973) serves as an epitaph for the French New Wave and a reminder of the golden month of May ‘68 when the world seemed to be on the brink of another, sweeter reality.Read More
By the late 1960s Tuesday Weld and Tony Perkins were a couple of young actors tired of the Hollywood grind. They co-starred in two films during this turbulent period: in Pretty Poison (1968) they orchestrated a violent end to their on-screen alter egos and Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays (1972) showcases their talents as mature performers forging a new identity for the ’70s.
they orchestrated a violent end to their old on-screen alter egos in Pretty Poison (1968) and forged new identites for themselves as disaffected ‘70s bohemians in Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays (1972).Read More
French actor Michel Piccoli is responsible for some of the most wild and depraved characters in the last 60 years of French cinema, but remains elusive to American audiences because of his penchant for subversive supporting roles. Read about this provocative man who has worked with the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Luis Buñuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Marco Ferreri at Sleeping All Day.Read More