Tag: 1960s

Dear Comrades (2020) 7

Dear Comrades (2020)

Storyline:Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Lyudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who had fought in WWII for Stalin's ideology. Certain that her work will create a communist society, the woman detests any anti-S...

Quartier lointain (2010) 7

Quartier lointain (2010)

Storyline:The film, adapted from the Eisner award nominated manga by Jiro Taniguchi, follows Thomas, a cynical and tired French comic artist who, while visiting his old family home, loses consciousness - only to awake...

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) 7

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

Storyline:They say rock 'n' roll never dies, but one early morning in 1964, Eddie Wilson's car took a dive off a New Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. His body was never found. Twenty years after...

Masculin Féminin (1966) 7.6

Masculin Féminin (1966)

Storyline:Paul is young, just demobbed from national service in the French Army, and disillusioned with civilian life. As his girlfriend builds herself a career as a pop singer, Paul becomes more isolated from his fri...

Pajama Party (1964) 4.9

Pajama Party (1964)

Storyline:Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her nephew, Big Lunk,...

Titicut Follies (1967) 7.7

Titicut Follies (1967)

Storyline:Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.User Reviews: "Titicut Follies" is a contro...

Ski Party (1965) 5.4

Ski Party (1965)

Storyline:On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski. Along the way, Lesley Gore shows up on the bus to sing "Sunsh...

That Night (1992) 6.7

That Night (1992)

Storyline:Alice, a ten-year-old girl, looks up to her 17-year-old, wild neighbor across the street. She leads a three-person cheering section as the teenager, named Sheryl, falls in love and has forbidden liaisons wit...

Fantomas Unleashed (1965) 6.9

Fantomas Unleashed (1965)

Storyline:When Professor Marchand, a famous scientist, mysteriously disappears, the commissioner, Juve, immediately suspects Fantomas. Meanwhile, the journalist disguised as Fandor Lefevre, Marchand's assistant, is re...

Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967) 6.8

Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard (1967)

Storyline:Fantomas wants to collect money from scottish rich' for letting them live. The French inspector (Louis de Funes) comes to a scottish castle to protect the owner, and to catch Fantomas. There is a lot of funn...

Sylvie’s Love (2020) 5.5

Sylvie’s Love (2020)

Storyline:A woman working at her father's record store in Harlem in the late 1950s meets an aspiring saxophone player.User Reviews: This is a beautifully wrought movie with incredible cinematography and acting. It tra...

When We Last Spoke (2019) 7.8

When We Last Spoke (2019)

Storyline:In 1967, two sisters are abandoned and raised by grandparents in the town of Fireside. Humor, heartbreak and triumph are served with whipped cream and lots of local nuts in this heartwarming tale of family, ...

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) 7.4

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

Storyline:A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.User Reviews: Having seen Tales from Earthsea, I wasn't expecting much from ...

The Closed Schools of Marion (Video 2011)

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How the Beatles Changed the World (Video 2017) 6.8

How the Beatles Changed the World (Video 2017)

Storyline:The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their native Britain and so...

Days of Being Wild (1990) 7.6

Days of Being Wild (1990)

Storyline:Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother. Hoping to hold onto him, she refuses to divulge ...

Woodstock (1970) 8.2

Woodstock (1970)

Storyline:An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the con...

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960) 8.1

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960)

Storyline:Bizarre movie about a sexually repressed taxidermist who finds solace in his job while his frigid and deformed wife psychologically tortures him because of his devotion to stuffed animals. Wr...

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996) 7.1

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)

Storyline:The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty...

The Sunshine Makers (2015) 7

The Sunshine Makers (2015)

Storyline:The story of Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully, the unlikely duo at the heart of 1960s American drug counter-culture.User Reviews: This documentary told a sensationalized version of the truth and was intellectual...

Take Aim at the Police Van (1960) 6.7

Take Aim at the Police Van (1960)

Storyline:A sharpshooter kills two prisoners in a police van at night. The guard on the van is suspended for six months; he's Tamon, an upright, modest man. He begins his own investigation into the murders. Who were t...

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009) 6.9

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)

Storyline:Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, A.K.A. OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former h...

Coming Through the Rye (2015) 6.3

Coming Through the Rye (2015)

Storyline:Coming Through the Rye, set in 1969, is a touching coming of age story of sensitive, 16 yr. old Jamie Schwartz, who is not the most popular kid at his all boys' boarding school. Disconnected from students an...

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) 7.7

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

Storyline:In Chicago 1968, the Democratic Pary Convention was met with protests from activists like the moderate Students for a Democratic Society led by Tom Hayden and the militant Yippies led by Abbie Hoffman and Je...