A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed as a prostitute. Add Cannery Row's band of resident drunken derelicts to the mix and fireworks result, though not the romantic kind.
- Stars:Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae, M. Emmet Walsh, Tom Mahoney, John Malloy, James Keane, Sunshine Parker, Santos Morales, John Huston, Ellen Blake, Sharon Ernster, Kathleen Doyle, Mary Margaret Amato,
- Director:David S. Ward,
- Writer:John Steinbeck (novels), David S. Ward (written for the screen by)
Monterey, California in the 1940's. Cannery Row - the section of town where the now closed fish canneries are located - is inhabited primarily by the down and out, although many would not ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Cannery Row torrent reviews
(kr) wrote: So let Olive still remind you on this Christmas Eve. It's all right there inside you. You just have to believe. So Merry Christmas after all to everybody big and small!
(de) wrote: This is one of my favorite movies, really funny and clever look at a generational family having a bit of culture shock.
(au) wrote: This is one of those movies that isn't on TV nearly enough and if it were, I would still watch it every time.There's nothing spectacularly hilarious about it, although it's based on a true story. It's just charming, funny, a little out there and loaded with great actors!
(jp) wrote: I love James Spader, and he does a great job playing the psycho creep here. But this movie, as a whole, just didn't do it for me. And whoever thought it would be a good idea to bleach his hair and eyebrows should be smacked in the face.
(ca) wrote: The movie gets so caught up in presenting a variety of silly montages and scenarios in which Bruce's powers are shown, that it takes away from the necessary development and character arc to make the resolution seem anything other than lazy and rushed. However, it was often clever and funny and the concept was imaginative.
(kr) wrote: Best in Show: Suzanna Hamilton One for the future: Suzanna Hamilton Stand-out scene: Titty's triumph Brainer or no-brainer: Brainer Stands up to one viewing or repeated?: One DVD commentary any good?: n/a TV Set in the 1920s this adaptation of Arthur Ransome's childrens' story this 'charming' story tells of the scrapes six kids get into one summer holiday in the Lake District. Their Aunt's house overlooks a lake and the adult allows her four charges (the 'Swallows' because of their boat) to row over to an island and set up camp for several days. There they meet the 'Amazons' - two woolly-hatted girls whose Uncle owns a houseboat moored nearby. Evoking memories of campfires as a youngster (you can't beat a fry-up in the woods!) olde-worldy banter is rife and i'm not sure that Titty is an appropriate name for a youngster (short for Letitia maybe), but this Famous Five-ish adventure is pleasant enough Sunday afternoon fodder. Eldest girl Suzanna Hamilton (who made her debut here) went on to appear in the TV series Wish Me Luck and Nineteen-Eighty-Four and it's a shame that she hasn't been more prolific in her career, reduced to bit parts in the likes of Casualty. Virginia McKenna appears fleetingly as the Aunt and the kids' attempts to requisition each other's vessels takes up a large chunk of the plot, with a robbery on the the bad-tempered Uncle's boat thrown in for good measure. Idiosyncracies of the time such as charcoal burners and ginger beer bottles with cork stoppers make this an interesting period piece and there's little evidence of annoying child star behaviour to mar proceedings (of the children, only Hamilton continued to act). Pleasant enough tish and whimsy.
(de) wrote: Weak plot, good acting, not much to say about this.
(us) wrote: A classic horror without horror, based on Australia's outback blokey culture and the kindness of others that damages. Chips Rafferty is sensational but John Grant doesn't quite hold up.