Solomon Northup’s Odyssey

SOLOMON NORTHUP’S ODYSSEY 1984 The Freemantle Corporation/Past America, Inc. Directed by Gordon Parks Produced by Yanna Kroyt Brandt Written by Lou Potter and Samm-Art Williams Based on “Twelve Years A Slave” by Solomon Northup Music by Gordon Parks/Kermit Moore Cinematography by Hiro Narita Edited by John Carter Talk about stumbling over a treasure. Here’s a […]

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A Gathering Of Old Men

1987 Consolidated Productions/Jennie & Co. Directed by Volker Schlondorff Produced by Gower Frost Screenplay by Charles Fuller Based on the novel “A Gathering Of Old Men” by Ernest J. Gaines It’s a boiling hot summer day in a Louisiana sugar cane field once upon a time in the 1970’s.  An overweight black man named Charlie […]

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