Comments 0 Friends: This site does not store any files on its server. Mason's character isn't the only old chestnut in this story adapted by Darryl Ponicsan from his 1973 novel of the same name and directed by Mark Rydell The Rose, 1979; On Golden Pond, 1981. But Mason was the player who received the most attention. The film is one of three 1973 film adaptations of Ponicsan's novels, the others being The Last Detail and Last Flag Flying. You can almost watch the first hour of the movie to learn all the problems. After he gets a clean bill of health, he finds out that he is unable to get paid or receive new orders because somehow the U. The film had enough talent in front of and behind the camera to avoid the usual clichs of the plot set-up.
The film tells the story of a sailor who falls in love with a prostitute and becomes a surrogate father for her 11-year-old mixed race son. For more information, go to the. She has a son, no money, and men coming and going at her tiny Seattle apartment thought the nights. The supporting cast, including Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Bruno Kirby, Allyn Ann McLerie, Dabney Coleman, and Sally Kirkland, did much to sell the story and gain what praise critics could muster for the drama. The movie turns all the trite plots about saintly prostitutes and sailors on its head. Suppose it could be both. His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him--his family--was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief.
Seemingly on a whim, this goodhearted sailor decides to stick around and decides to fall in love with her. There are many current day films I would love to see her in, but they all go to Streep, Keaton or Burstyn. If you choose Watch Now, the video will instantly stream to your computer and you may later stream it on another compatible device. Also, the realistic, crude dialogue added a lot to the movie's impact. The story is filled with humor and angst, and is character driven as Caan and Mason are pulled together and apart. Miller 1971 , Deliverance 1972 and The Long Goodbye 1973 under his belt by the time of this movie's release.
Not much else worth to mention here. If applicable, we will notify you about this before processing your order. Women are expected to stay thin, no matter how old they are, but Jack Nicholson can get fat and remain a star. A pinch of Sally Kirkland is always always a plus. James Caan is all right as the sailor.
I would be surprised if anyone who saw this would not find it enjoyable. I always rooted for her. Perhaps for Zsigmond completists only. In lamenting many of the film choices he made in the years immediately following The Godfather, Caan called out Cinderella Liberty as one of the exceptions to those regrets, offering that he liked the film a lot. Time and travel adds up, any help is appreciated: ---------------------------------------- Copyright Disclaimers New footage was created by this channel's operator Jesse Nickell. You can Watch Now or Download the video to a , except for Pay-Per-View videos.
Don't misunderstand, I enjoyed the navy though sometimes life at close quarters is not easy especially at sea. Caan plays a real sailor, and Marsha Mason, a funny but can't help herself hooker. Back when we were doing , I rented it since it was the sole Best Actress nomination I hadn't seen from that year. Alcott as Bruce Kirby Jr. I am a huge fan of both Marsha and James in this one.
A star and actress of Sandra's caliber could bring Marsha some needed exposure to new audiences. Baggs and Doug then head for New Orleans to look for Maggie. Enter: James Caan, fresh off the double whammy star-making years of Brian's Song 1971 and The Godfather 1972 , as a sailor named John Baggs Jr. If that's one-note, then I'll take that single note over most actresses any day. I have always loved Marsha Mason.
April 7, 1974 1974-04-07 Sweden September 30, 1974 1974-09-30 Germany September 27, 1974 1974-09-27 Belgium November 8, 1974 1974-11-08 Finland Based on Cinderella Liberty 1973 novel by Darryl Ponicsan Writer Darryl Ponicsan screenplay , Darryl Ponicsan novel Cast James Caan John Baggs Jr. Maggie is pregnant by someone she met before Baggs; she gives birth prematurely, and the baby dies soon after birth. Maybe you hadda been there. Outside of a plot convenience I didn't get this relationship at all. Hollywood is so sexist in its double standard. It suggests complexities and then never resolves them.
His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him--his family--was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief. Advertisement Given these story elements. That his protective instinct should suggest that it was really time he settle down. Caan was the perfect Squid. The original footage is used sparingly. High quality dvd and blu-ray screenshots stills from films, movies and some tv-series.
This unlikely threesome is what makes this movie worth watching. Why was getting older not detrimental to Streep and Keaton??? It never surprises us with truth. Love blooms, Eli Wallach arrives, Bruno Kirby annoys, and all sorts of dramatic complications arise. Doug, suspicious and cynical at first, bonds with Baggs, who devotes his free time to the kid and even gets his teeth fixed. That makes things hard on the actors. But deep inside, Jim Braddock never relinquished his determination.