In one week in 1952 Lucy & Desi Arnaz must finish a program while coping with pregnancy, a charge Lucy is a Red & Desi’s infidelity.
Frida tells the story of the Mexican artist’s bizarre relationship with husband Diego Rivera, her pain filled life, Communist beliefs, and blind devotion to Joseph Stalin.
In the late 1940s the Chilean poet Neruda is pursued by a vainglorious cop because the future Nobel Prize winner is a Communist beloved by the people.
Jimmy Gralton’s story is set in/around the hall he reopens as a community center, much against the will of the local priest. Due to his radical views Jimmy was the only man deported as an alien by his government, even though he was born near the hall.
A fascinating 5-star film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski explores faith and the complex history of eastern Europe. Click the title to read my entire review.