TO EACH HIS OWN MUSICAL
Great directors trying on musical hats!
This special section will capture their unique characteristics and fascinations.
Director.Francis Ford Coppola1968 | 144min | USA | Color | G
Francis Ford Coppola’s first Hollywood feature film. It was also the last major film to star Fred Astaire, a legend in the era of classic Hollywood studio musicals.
Fiddler on the Roof
Director.Norman Jewison1971 | 179min | USA | Color | G
An epic family saga set in pre-revolutionary Russia. <Fiddler on the Roof> is a story about a father trying to maintain tradition and his daughters who wish to marry for love.
The Boy Friend
Director.Ken Russell1971 | 136min | UK, USA | Color | 12
Twiggy, a 1960’s pop culture icon, made a successful entry into the musical world. A cinematic fantasy by maverick director Ken Russell(<Tommy>).
Director.Blake Edwards1982 | 134min | UK, USA | Color | 15
A gender-bending comedy from the 1980’s with a superb performance by Julie Andrews, who transforms herself from Victoria, an unknown singer, into Victor, a star in a Parisian night life.
Little Shop of Horrors
Director.Frank Oz1986 | 104min | USA | Color | 15
Save the world from Audrey II, the blood-sucking plant! A synergy between the sensibility of a B-movie and a rock-and-roll musical.
Director.Alan Parker1996 | 135min | USA | Color | 12
“Don't cry for me, Argentina.” <Evita>, the Hollywood version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical of the same name, chronicles the life and times of Eva Perón.
Dancer in the Dark
Director.Lars von Trier2000 | 139min | Denmark | Color | 12
The sensational encounter between director Lars von Trier and singer-songwriter Björk. First time shown on a big screen since its initial release in 2000.
The Happiness of the Katakuris
Director.Takashi Miike2001 | 113min | Japan | Color | R
Kim Jee-woon's <The Quiet Family> is reborn as <The Happiness of the Katakuris> through the grotesque imagination and unconventional style of director Miiake Takashi.