Tag: 1969

Downhill Racer (1969) 6.4

Downhill Racer (1969)

David Chappellet is a mean-spirited skier, who profits from another skier's injury to gain a spot on the American Olympic team. His roommate sums up his goals when he observes of David, "He's not for the team, and he ...

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) 7.5

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

King Henry VIII (Richard Burton) of England discards one wife, Catharine of Aragon (Irene Papas), who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of a young and beautiful woman, Anne Boleyn (Geneviève Bujold), whose o...

The Cow (1969) 8.1

The Cow (1969)

Masht Hassan owns the only cow in a remote and desolate village. He treats the cow as his own child. When he is away, his cow dies. Knowing the relationship between Masht Hassan and his cow, the villagers hastily disp...

Army of Shadows (1969) 8.2

Army of Shadows (1969)

France, 1942, under German occupation. Philippe Gerbier, a civil engineer, is a French Resistance commandant. Denounced by a French collaborator, he is interned in a concentration camp. He manages to escape, and rejoi...

Funeral Parade of Roses (1969) 8

Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)

While dealing drugs on the side, Gonda operates the Genet, a gay bar in Tokyo where he has hired a stable of transvestites to service the customers. The madame or lead "girl" of the bar is Leda, an older, old fashione...

Cactus Flower (1969) 7.2

Cactus Flower (1969)

Toni Simmons believes that the only reason her married lover won't leave his wife is because of the children. Actually, her lover, dentist Julian Winston, doesn't have any children. In fact, he doesn't even have a wif...

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969) 8.2

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and resistance fighters from Clermont-Fer...

The Wedding Party (1969) 4.8

The Wedding Party (1969)

Charlie and Josephine are to be married in a church on the island off the east coast where her family, the Fishes, live, the other wedding events to take place or centered on the well-off Fishes' extremely large house...

Sam Whiskey (1969) 5.9

Sam Whiskey (1969)

Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ship and secretly bring them...

The Color of Pomegranates (1969) 7.7

The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

One of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, Sergei Parajanov's "Color of the Pomegranate," a biography of the Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova (King of Song) reveals the poet's life more through his poetry tha...

Marquis de Sade’s Justine (1969) 5.2

Marquis de Sade’s Justine (1969)

Left without a family and a few crowns each, cloistered sisters Juliette and her innocent chaste sibling Justine are forced to leave the nunnery's protection, and for the first time in their life, dwell by themselves ...

The Virgin Soldiers (1969) 6.1

The Virgin Soldiers (1969)

A group of young British soldiers billeted in Singapore of the year 1950 dreaming about winning the love of the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major. Written by Volker Boehm

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) 6.8

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

Baron Frankenstein travels to a new town to meet Dr. Brandt with whom his has been corresponding and with whom he had hoped to collaborate. He arrives however to learn that Brandt is in a mental institution, having lo...

Young Billy Young (1969) 5.7

Young Billy Young (1969)

A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lordsburg, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Onc...

Infrasexum (1969) 3.3

Infrasexum (1969)

A middle-aged man is having problems trying to regain his sexual drive. He leaves behind his old life and tries to discover a simpler happiness through painting and meeting new friends. Wanting to save him from a sexl...

I Am Sartana, Your Angel of Death (1969) 6.5

I Am Sartana, Your Angel of Death (1969)

Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name. Written by [email protected]

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 8

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Butch and Sundance are the two leaders of the Hole-in-the-Wall Gang. Butch is all ideas, Sundance is all action and skill. The west is becoming civilized, and when Butch and Sundance rob a train once too often, a spec...

The Undefeated (1969) 6.7

The Undefeated (1969)

After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the...

The Sterile Cuckoo (1969) 6.8

The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit wi...

Kes (1969) 7.9

Kes (1969)

Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (David Bradley), a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he na...

The Italian Job (1969) 7.3

The Italian Job (1969)

Charlie has a "job" to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over th...

Yakuza Law (1969) 5.9

Yakuza Law (1969)

A story of yakuza lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.

Katzelmacher (1969) 7

Katzelmacher (1969)

Jorgos, a migrant worker from Greece, joins a group of young people in Munich usually hanging around. This foreigner incites hostility and jealousy among them, and he is insulted as a "Communist" and "Greek dog". Afte...

John and Mary (1969) 6.7

John and Mary (1969)

It's the morning after John and Mary's first sexual encounter with each other, which took place in his New York City loft apartment. They had only met for the first time the previous evening at a crowded trendy pick-u...

Hello, Dolly! (1969) 7.1

Hello, Dolly! (1969)

A matchmaker named Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her bea...

Mothers’ Day (1969) 6.7

Mothers’ Day (1969)

Tres madres lloran y comparten sus frustraciones con lágrimas de sus hijos les ocasionan; sin embargo,los hijos aprovechan la fecha del 10 de mayo, para enmendar sus errores y reconocer su amor incondicional.

The Wild Bunch (1969) 7.9

The Wild Bunch (1969)

It's 1913, and the "traditional" American West is dying. Amongst the inhabitants of this dying era are a gang known as "the wild bunch." After a failed railroad office robbery, the gang heads to Mexico to do one last ...

Castle Keep (1969) 6.2

Castle Keep (1969)

Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among them moves...

Macunaima (1969) 7

Macunaima (1969)

Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown, he discovers his life's purpose which leads him and his family/followers on a journey to the Big City. O...

The Sicilian Clan (1969) 7.4

The Sicilian Clan (1969)

A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.