CATCH-22
1970, Paramount, 122 min, USA, Dir: Mike Nichols

After their triumphant collaboration on THE GRADUATE, director Mike Nichols and screenwriter Buck Henry reunited for this adaptation of Joseph Heller’s satirical WWII novel. The all-star cast includes Alan Arkin, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Paula Prentiss, Jon Voight, Orson Welles and Henry himself.


HEARTBURN
1986, Paramount, 108 min, USA, Dir: Mike Nichols

Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson star in Nora Ephron’s thinly veiled autobiographical look at the disintegration of her marriage to Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein. New York Magazine food columnist Rachel (Streep) thinks she has the perfect marriage to fellow writer Mark (Nicholson), until she discovers in the midst of her second pregnancy that he is having an affair. With Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton, Stockard Channing, Catherine O’Hara and Milos Forman.


SILKWOOD
1983, Disney, 131 min, USA, Dir: Mike Nichols

Director Mike Nichols and screenwriter Nora Ephron based this gripping drama on the life of Oklahoma nuclear plant worker Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep), who blew the whistle on the dangerous practices at the Kerr-McGee plant and then died in a suspicious car accident. With Kurt Russell and Cher.


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