Kroeger. 87 mins. Truly intense love on the run B-movie saga. the genuine precursor of a slew of movies from Bonnie and ( 'Iyde to Wild A! Heart has Cummins and Dall drawn together by their loveof shootingand turning to a little bank robbery when the going gets tough. A subversive erotic charge drawn from the gunplay and innovative moments like the legendary one-take heist scene mark this down as a bona fide cult classic. Lewis directs as ifhis life depended on it. See this one. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Hannah and Her Sisters( 15 ) (Woody Allen. US. 1986) Mia Farrow. Michael Caine. Barbara Hershey. 107 mins. An achineg funny. insightful and well cast celebration of some surprisingly upbeat romantic perambulations within a family Circle as only Woody knows how. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Internal Affairs ( 18) (Mike Figgis. 155. 1990) Richard (iere. Andy (iarcia. Nancy Travis. 1115 mitts. In the wake of hisstylish homegrown debut Stormy Monday. British director Mike Figgis makes his Hollywood debut with this stylish thriller. Garcia is a quietly efficient cop working for the Internal Affairs Dept. ofthe LA police. who comes across damning evidence that respected street cop Gcre is in fact up to his neck in corrupt activities. and before long the two are at loggerheads in a clash that is to get increasingly personal. Predictable but very ﬂashy Cop fare with remarkably intense performances from the twocentral protagonists. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I The Krays(18) (Peter Medak. UK. 1990) Billie Whitelaw. (iary Kemp. Martin Kemp. 119 mins. The long planned biopic of the terrible twins: Ronnie and Reggie. comes crashing onto the screen. Director Medak opts to imbue their lives with the mythic qualities of a fairy tale and thereby ignores most of the grisly details oftheir reign of fear. Whether or not you believe that their sordid tale deserves such treatment. the Spandau siblings do turn in a passable impersonation. despite their love of gazing moodin at the camera. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Latin American Women ( 15) Opening with an extract from One Way orAnorlier. the first Cuban feature to be made by a woman (although director Sara Gomez sadly died before its completion). this special HERTAKE presentation will also include the Venezuelan Fina Torres 1985 Cannes Camera 1)'()r 'vinner ()riarm. which explores the life and experiencesof a farming woman through the belongings left behind after her death. (ilas‘gow: GFT.
I Legend (PG) (Ridley Scott. US. 1985) Tom Cruise. Mia Sara. Tim Curry. 93 mins. Wildly self-indulgent fairy tale with Good and Evil at each others‘ throatsonce more. Pretty pictures but a narrative shambles. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Look Who‘s Talking ( 12) (Amy Heckerling. US. 1989) John'I‘ravolta. Kirstie Alley. ()lympia Dukakis. 97 mins. ln Travolta's much-hyped comeback he plays stand-in papa to Alley's first baby. but is quicker to meet approval from the little brat. via the voiced-over musings of one Bruce Willis. than he is from its confused and binkcred mama. Crass. Iowbrow and thus extremely popular comedy whose sole redeeming feature is the natural charm of the trusty Travolta. But any movie whose idea of a comic setpiece means filmimg a foetus inside the womb with the dreary Willis intoningon the soundtrack just doesn't come nearthe ball park. Edinburgh: UCI.
I Max Mon Amour ( 18) (Nagisa ()shima. France. 1986) Charlotte Rampling. Anthony Higgins. Diana Quick. 94 mins. Brit diplomat Higgins discovers that wife Rampling has a lover in the unlikely shape of chimpanzee Max. but instead ofbeing totally grossed out insists that the primate move in with them. As scripted by former Bunuel scenarist Jean-Claude Carriere
this reads like one of the sardonic Spaniard's exercises in bourgeoisie-baiting. but ()shima is clearly ill at ease with the surroundings and the material. Not good. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Memphis Belle ( 12) (Michael Caron-Jones. UK. 1990) Matthew Modine. Eric Stoltz. Harry ('onnick Jr. 106 mins. See preview. Glasgow: Cannon (‘larkston Road. Cannon The Forge. Cannon Sauchiehall Street. (‘1 rosvenor. Edinburgh: Cannon. UCl. Central: Cannon. Allanpark. Strathclyde: Cannon Kelburne. ()deon Ayr. UCI Clydebank. UCI East Kilbride.
I Milou In May ( 15) (Louis Malle. France. 199(1) Michel Piccoli. Harriet Walter. Miou-Miou. 108 mins. See review. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Monsieur Hire ( 15) (Patrice Leconte. France. 1989) Michel Blane. Sandrine Bonnaire. 82 mins. An elusive neighbourhood recluse (Blane). whiles away his evenings spying on his alluring neighbour Alice (Bonnairc). (iradually. he becomes entangled in an unsolved murder and a passionate romance. Based on a Simenon novel this sensitive and enthralling film. which was almost overlooked in Britain. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I The Name of the Rose ( l8 ) (Jean-Jacques Annaud. W. (iermany France Italy. 1986) Sean Connery. F. Murray Abraham. Christian Slater. 131 mins. Marvellous medieval mystery with the masterful Connery as a Sherlock Holmes-like sleuth on the trail of a murderer in the monastery. Adapted from Umberto Iico's best-selling novel. the film overlooks its questing. intellectual elements. Nonetheless. a convincing historical atmosphere and a
BA FI'A-winning performance from Sean. (ilasgow: (irosvenor.
I Nine-And-A-Hall Weeks ( 18) (Adrian Lyne. US. 1985) Mickey Rourke. Kim Basinger. 113 mins. Divorcee Basinger becomes a slave to love and lust when she succumbs to the stubbly charms of commodities broker Rourke. Empty-headed and disturbing designer honking. Strathclyde: UCI East Kilbride. I One From the Heart (Francis Coppola. US. 1982) Frederic Forrest/Teri (iarr. Raul Julia. Nastassja Kinski. 107 mins. Uncharacteristically optimistic effort from Frank has Forrest and (iarr as a lovin' an' leavin' an Iovin‘ again couple. whose simple history is told in the form ofa neon-lit musical comedy set in Las Vegas on Independence Day. (ilasgow: (iFI‘.
I Pretty Woman ( 15) ((iarry Marshall. US. 1990) Richard Ciere. Julia Roberts. Ralph Bellamy. llemins. In this hugely succesful comedy-romance. (iere stars as an unfeeling financial wheeler-dealer discovering he is human after all w hen he spends a week in the company of Roberts' downhome goodtime girl. Conversely. she rediscovers her self-esteem by ﬂawlessly carryingoff the role ofhis high society companion. so the audience can feel happy for both of them. The outline might be as hackneyed as they come. but television veteran Marshall has just the right lightness of touch. Cilasgow: Cannon Clarkston Road. ()deon. Edinburgh: UCI. Central: Cannon. Strathclyde: UCI Clydebank. UCl East Kilbride.
I Raging Bull (18) (Martin Scorsese. US. 1980) Robert de Niro. Cathy Moriarty. Joe Pesci. 129 mins. Middleweight boxing champ Jake La Motta finds it difficult to sustain his early success and as his career fades. he declines into a travesty ofhis former self. De Niro's stunning physical presence dominates Scorsese's savagely bleak study of self-destructive machismo. Strathclyde: UCl East Kilbride.
I Ba: The Path of the Sun God (1,” ) ( Lesley Keen. UK. 1991))72 mins. Scotsanimator Lesley Keen and her team worked tor four years. painstakingly drawing and assembling this remarkable feature. a
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