Film Class, Cameo Cinema
Film Class with Ian McIver
Film Class was created to provide a forum for nurturing a deeper understanding of film culture and to keep the tradition of the film-going experience alive here in the Napa Valley. This series was created by Ian McIver, who moderates each class.
Tuesdays at 1:00 pm .November Film Class:
Tickets $10 at the door.
Films of Jack Nicholson
11.1 One Flew Over
the Cuckoo's Nest
1975 R 2h 9m Blu-ray/DVD
While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Ratched. Milos Forman's masterpiece won all five major Oscars.
Director Milos Forman
11.8 The Pledge
2001 R 2h 3m DVD
Homicide detective Jerry Black (Jack Nicholson) is on the eve of retirement when he gets a call that changes everything. A young girl has been murdered, and Black takes the case, promising the distraught parents he'll see it through to the end. Robin Wright co-stars as Black's companion, a single, working-class mother who can't divine the obsessive streak that makes him tick. Sean Penn directs this psychological thriller.
Jack Nicholson, Dale Dickey, Benicio Del Toro, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Tom Noonan, Robin Wright, Vanessa Redgrave, Mickey Rourke, Sam Shepard, Lois Smith, Harry Dean Stanton, Costas Mandylor, Michael O'Keefe, Eileen Ryan, Patricia Clarkson
Director Sean Penn
11.15 The Passenger
1975 PG-13 2h 6m DVD
Correspondent David Locke -- on assignment to cover an insurrection in North Africa -- stumbles upon the corpse of an acquaintance and decides to assume the dead man's identity, not knowing that he was a gunrunner for the insurgents.
Director Michelangelo Antonioni
1974 R 2h 10m Blu-ray/DVD
With a suspicious femme fatale bankrolling his snooping, private eye J.J. Gittes uncovers intricate dirty dealings in the Los Angeles waterworks and gets his nose slashed for his trouble in director Roman Polanski's complex neonoir classic.