Mark Cousins introduces tonight's two cult films. (S) (W)
Years after abandoning his wife Rachel, Michael Chambers returns for his mother's wedding, finds Rachel involved with a local hood and devises a plan to get her back. Widescreen.
Director Steven Soderbergh (1995, 15) (S) (W)
Films: pp 56-60 ***
Mark Cousins introduces tonight's film double bill. (S) (W)
Thriller starring Lee Marvin. Two killers are contracted to murder a teacher at a school for the blind. When he passively accepts the sentence of death, the hit men set out to discover just why the man died so willingly.
Director Don Siegel (1964, 18) (S) Films: pp 60-67 ***
Mark Cousins introduces a double bill of intense, atmospheric films by English director Nicolas Roeg. (S) (W)
Drama starring Jenny Agutter. Two children are stranded in the Australian outback when their father kills himself. After becoming lost, they are befriended by a young Aborigine on a walkabout, part of his initiation into manhood. Widescreen.
(1970.12) (S) (W) Films: pp 62-65 *****
Jonathan Ross's Movie Moment: page 58
Mark Cousins introduces tonight's film. (S) (W) White of the Eye
Psychological thriller directed by Donald Cammell , starring David Keith and Cathy Moriarty. A series of savage murders in a small Arizona town lead detectives to question Paul White , a local audio systems engineerwho used to love hunting. As pressure grows on White, his wife learns some unpalatable truths linked to the past. Widescreen.
(1986. 18) (S) Films: pp 58-63 ***
Mark Cousins introduces the last film in the series. (S) (W)
I The Last American Hero
Action drama, starring Jeff Bridges. When his father is arrested for trafficking moonshine, car-mad Elroy Jackson Jr enters the world of stock-car racing to earn money to support his father's case. Widescreen.
Director Lamont Johnson (1973) (S) (W) Films: pp 46-51 ****
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