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The Films of Henry Jaglom

20 Films |  English |Dir. Henry Jaglom

The films of independent maverick Henry Jaglom are represented here in 20 features from the 1976 Dennis Hopper starrer TRACKS to Orson Welles' final onscreen appearance in SOMEONE TO LOVE and beyond. Jaglom's acclaimed filmography spans the film worlds top festival's and favorite stars.

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  • Someone to Love (1987) | Cannes - Orson Welles’s final on-screen performance | A Hollywood film director assembles a group of friends and strangers for a Valentine’s Day social gathering in a deserted movie theater, where he interviews each one on their opinions on love and loneliness.


  • Festival in Cannes (2001) | Featuring Anouk Aimee, Peter Bogdanovich, Maximilian Schell | Backstabbing, love connections, deals and deceit fly during the 1999 Cannes Film Festival as movie producers and stars try to make power moves.


  • Tracks (1976) | Starring Dennis Hopper, Dean Stockwell | A soldier (Dennis Hopper) returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to combat.


  • Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? (1983) | Cannes - featuring Karen Black, Orson Welles, Larry David | Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny, and touching relationship develops between two lost souls in the big city, which is the third major character in this film.


  • Déjà Vu (1997) | AFI Festival - featuring Vanessa Redgrave | L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.


  • New Year’s Day (1989) | Venice Film Festival Golden Lion Nominee - featuring David Duchovny, Milos Forman | A man returns to his sublet apartment to find the previous tenants, three offbeat young women, still in residence, under the mistaken belief that they have the apartment until the end of New Year's Day.


  • Last Summer in the Hamptons (2005) | starring Melissa Leo, Roddy MacDowall, Ron Rifkin, Viveca Lindfors | This moving story was the swan song of Swedish actress Viveca Lindfors, who died unexpectedly soon after completing it. It's a fitting tribute, as the film explores the last performance in the ancestral home of a large family of actors.


  • Sitting Ducks (1980) | Cannes | Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true.


  • Queen of the Lot (2010) | featuring Noah Wyle, Peter Bogdanovich | An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. 


  • Going Shopping (2005) | featuring Lee Grant | A clothing designer tries to save her struggling boutique store by having a tumultuous weekend sale of her shop's inventory and playing on the addictions of shopping for the women of Beverly Hills.

  • Venice/Venice (1992) | featuring David Duchovny | Dean is a maverick American film director surprised that his most recent film has been chosen as the official U.S. entry at the Venice Film Festival. A beautiful French journalist arrives at the festival with the apparent intention of interviewing the unique and eccentric filmmaker.


  • Hollywood Dreams (2007) | featuring Justin Kirk, Karen Black, Eric Roberts, Seymour Cassel | In the City of Angels, a young Iowan girl (Frederick) fresh off the bus falls in love with a promising actor (Kirk).


  • Irene in Time (2009) | A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.


  • Eating (1990) | A group of young and middle-aged women gather for the birthday party of a friend and talk about their lives and food they cook for their husbands, boyfriends, or themselves.


  • Baby Fever (1994) | Gena is an average woman who is torn between her current boyfriend's desire to marry her and start a family, and the unexpected arrival of an old boyfriend wanting to pick up where they left off. 


  • 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012) | The story focuses on the Isaacs, a group of theater actors inhabiting a country home in Westchester County, New York.


  • The M Word (2014) | featuring Michael Imperioli, Corey Feldman | When hotshot New York TV exec Charlie Moon is brought in to assess a struggling local station, children's show host Moxie Landon pitches him a documentary about menopause featuring her mother.


  • Ovation (2015) | Maggie Chase, now a passionate theater actress, must choose between her mind or heart when she falls for a slick television star.


  • Always (But not Forever) (1985) | featuring Mellisa Leo, Bob Rafelson | A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July weekend party.


  • Train to Zakopané (2017) | Train to Zakopané is true love story that lays bare how compassion and intolerance can, even in the most unusual of circumstances, be one and the same.

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