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Picnic / Picnic / Piknik

Joshua Logan
Director: Joshua Logan
Cast list: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson, Arthur O'Connell
Screenplay: Daniel Taradash
Director of Photography: James Wong Howe
Editor: William A. Lyon, Charles Nelson
Music: George Duning
Producer: Fred Kohlmar
Distribution: Park Circus
Rights: Park Circus
Country: USA
Year: 1955
Running time (min.): 115
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Movie synopsis: Hal Carter used to be a football star, but now he's a vagrant looking for work. Instead of a job, he comes across reckless Madge, a girl from a good family. Her mother would certainly want her to get together with wealthy Alan, but during the picnic, which is in the very centre of the film, it becomes obvious that even a mother cannot direct the course of true love. The chemistry between William Holden and Kim Novak is one of the film's great positives, but this old-fashioned picture will capture your attention especially with its strange depiction of the circumstances in Kansas of the 1950s, when girls definitely weren't in a position appealing to the feminists of today. See for yourself the power of romantic illusion of that time.
Awards and Nominations:
Oscar 1956 – Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Film Editing
Golden Globes 1956 – Best Motion Picture Director
 
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20.03.2015 / 21:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 1, Instinkt     buy ticket Add to My Program
21.03.2015 / 16:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 1, Instinkt     buy ticket Add to My Program
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