Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Director: Marc Rocco. Also starred Piper Laurie, Harry Dean Stanton and William McNamara
Director: Sidney Lumet. Also starred Dean Stockwell & Jeanne Barr. Plot: Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive home life, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and a misfit. The family is reflected by the youngest son, who is a sensitive and aspiring writer.
IMDB:8.8/10. Director: Sergio Leone. #19 in IMDb Top 250 movies.
Director: Jonathan Demme. Also starred Mary Steenburgen, Chip Taylor & Melvin E. Dummar. Plot: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar (Le Mat), who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes (Robards). Won 2 Oscars
Director: Fred Coe. Also starred Gene Saks, William Daniels & Philip Bruns. Plot: A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward. Won an Oscar.
Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, 1976; 1922-2000