One of the very first prison escape movies, Grand Illusion is hailed as one of the greatest films ever made. Jean Renoir’s antiwar masterpiece stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers held in a World War I German prison camp, and Erich von Stroheim as the unforgettable Captain von Rauffenstein.
Study Guide Themes Archives: Social Justice
Grey Gardens is a hypnotic, tragic and affectionate classic, featuring 79-year-old Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edie, the aunt and cousin of Jackie Kennedy. Sharing a decaying seaside mansion with countless cats and rodents, the disarmingly eccentric duo competes for attention, revealing a complex relationship, as well as some famously far-out fashion experiments.
Seamlessly blending autobiography, biopic, drama, and documentary, The Athlete is a moving examination of Ethiopian marathon runner Abebe Bikila and his ceaseless journey for greatness.
The Chorus follows the journey of a newly-hired teacher at a school for troubled boys, as he reaches out to his new students through music, attempting to gain their trust and friendship, and show them their potential. T