The movie you love – that hardly anyone has seen.

An ongoing project in association with Twitter movie lovers – to document their favourite movie that hardly anyone has seen.
You can submit your ‘little seen gem’  through Twitter @dialmformovies  or via email: rhettrospective@gmail.com
Hopefully this will prompt film lovers , like myself, to go out and search for these gems.

 

Twitter: @dialmformovies  (Rhett Bartlett)
Film:  The Last of Sheila (1973)
Directed by:  Herbert Ross
Written by: Anthony Perkins (of Psycho fame) and Stephen Sondheim
Cast: James Mason, James Coburn, Raquel Welch, Dyan Canon,
Plot:  A cast of actors meet on a ship to solve puzzles.

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Twitter:  @randomfurlong
Film:  The Way to the Stars (1945)
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Cast: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Trevor Howard
Plot: Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain

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Twitter: @souzav
Film: Johnny Get His Gun (1971)
Directed by: Dalton Trumbo
Cast: Timothy Bottams, Kathy Field, Marsha Hunt
Plot:  Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I.

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Twitter: @larrys66diner
Film: Suddenly (1954)
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden
Plot: In the city of Suddenly, three gangsters trap the Benson family in their own house, hoping to assassinate the President of the United States.

Suddenly

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Twitter: @afrankenfurter
Film: Simon (1980)
Directed by:  Marshall Brickman
Cast: Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn
Plot: A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment.

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Twitter: @leezacariah
Film: Primer (2004)
Directed by: Shane Carruth
Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan
Plot: Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs design a new invention

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Twitter: @purplecow17
Film: The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Directed by: Larry Blamire
Cast: Fay Masterson, Andrew Parks
Plot:  A dedicated scientist, aided by his clueless wife, rolls up his shirt sleeves and tries to save the world

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Twitter: @mrpaulnelson
Film: Zero Effect (1998)
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Cast: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O’Neal
Plot: The world’s greatest detective Daryl Zero aided by his associate Steve Arlo investigates a complex and mysterious case of blackmail

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Twitter: @LiteraryMinded (Angela Meyer)
Film: Stingray Sam (2009)
Directed by Cory McAbee
Cast: Ron Crawford, David Hyde Pierce
Plot:  A dangerous mission reunites STINGRAY SAM with his long lost accomplice, The Quasar Kid.

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Twitter: @waltandmartha (Glenn Greening)
Film: Heaven (2002)
Directed by: Tom Tykwer
Cast: Cast Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi
Plot: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband’s death

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Twitter: @darcyfilm (Darcy S McCallum)
Film: 8 1/2 women (1999)
Directed by:  Paul Greenway
Cast: John Standing, Matthew Delamare
Plot:  Following the death of the mother, a father and son open up a brothel

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Twitter: @tpjost (Trevor Jost)
Film: The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (1937)
Directed by:  Karl Hartl
Cast: Hans Albers, Heinz Ruhmann
Plot:  Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters.

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Twitter: @GetMyTweetOn (Alexander Strang)
Film: Clue (1985)
Directed by: Johnathan Lynn
Cast: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn
Plot:  Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery

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One comment

  1. I don’t know if love is the word, but The Last of Sheila and Suddenly are two films I like a great deal.

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