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Picnic

"Picnic" is a 1955 American romantic comedy-drama film filmed in Cinemascope, and was adapted for the screen from William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It stars William Holden, Kim Novak, and Rosalind Russell, with Susan Strasberg and Cliff Robertson in supporting roles. Joshua Logan, director of the original Broadway stage production, directed the film version.  

Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labor Day picnic. "Picnic" was nominated for six Academy Awards and won two -- Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color, and Best Film Editing.  

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Picnic

"Picnic" is a 1955 American romantic comedy-drama film filmed in Cinemascope, and was adapted for the screen from William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It stars William Holden, Kim Novak, and Rosalind Russell, with Susan Strasberg and Cliff Robertson in supporting roles. Joshua Logan, director of the original Broadway stage production, directed the film version.  

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A graduating poet/teacher falls in love with a Southern woman, and then the Civil War and her past create problems.

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During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation. Starring Barry Ward and Francis Magee, Aileen Henry. (2014)

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Get Low

The film is based on a true story of a Tennessee recluse - Felix Breazeale - who planned his own funeral while he was still alive, so he could enjoy it. Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, Lucas Black. (2010)

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