Search results for "Karel Reisz"


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Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966)

Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  David Warner  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Robert Stephens  •  Irene Handl

The Gambler (1974) RT 86% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  James Caan  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Morris Carnovsky

Isadora (1968)

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  James Fox  •  Zvonimir Crnko  •  Jason Robards

Sweet Dreams (1985) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country singer who died in a tragic plane crash.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Ed Harris  •  Ann Wedgeworth  •  David Clennon

The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) RT 76% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2001

In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Hilton McRae  •  Emily Morgan

Everybody Wins (1990) RT 17% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Dec 2005

A seemingly good Samaritan hires a private detective to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Nick Nolte  •  Will Patton  •  Judith Ivey

Night Must Fall (1964) RT Audience 59%

A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Mona Washbourne  •  Susan Hampshire  •  Sheila Hancock

Who'll Stop the Rain (1978) RT 71% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2001

John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Anthony Zerbe

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2002

A 22-year-old factory worker lets loose on the weekends: drinking, brawling, and dating two women, one of whom is older and married.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Shirley Anne Field  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Hylda Baker

Momma Don't Allow (1956)

A night at the Wood Green Jazz Club - an example of 'Free Cinema'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson  •  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Lonnie Donegan




We Are the Lambeth Boys (1959) RT Audience 50%

Part of the British 'Free Cinema' movement, which included Lindsay Anderson's 'Every Day Except Christmas' (daily life at Covent Garden fruit/vegetable market) and 'O ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
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