10 Saul Bass Movie Posters To Inspire Your Next Movie Night
Skip the Netflix and chill to watch 10 profound films that were ahead of their time.
Film buffs may be familiar with Saul Bass' work, but If you don't recognize the iconic graphic designer, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival's Cinebash will be a great introduction. Bass's work in early print advertisements for films will be celebrated on June 23 through an immersive film party that will be centered around his motion picture title sequences, including Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo and Psycho, Exodus, The Shining, and West Side Story. Here are our recommendations to keep you from showing up clueless...
1. Edge Of The City (1957)
Ariane Chavasse (Audrey Hepburn) is the daughter of a private detective, who has been hired to entrap a middle-aged playboy with the wife of a client.
4. Saint Joan (1957)
Otto Preminger directed the recollection of King Charles VII's relationship with 17 year-old peasant girl Joan of Arc. The French king entrusted her with the command of the French Army before he ultimately burned her at the stake as a heretic.
5. One, Two, Three (1961)
Originally banned in India for its sympathetic portrayal of Nathuram Godse, Nine Hours To Rama is a fictional narrative about Hindu militant activist Nathuram Godse's plan to kill Mahatma Gandhi, and of police officer Gopal Das' task to find the killer before it's too late.
7. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Otto Preminger's Bunny Lake Is Missing is a thriller that details a woman's reports that her young daughter is missing, when there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
8. Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
When Raymond's old love interest, Anne, comes to Raymond's villa, his decadent young daughter Cecile is afraid for her way of life.
9. Carmen Jones (1954)
The theme of Exodus is in the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 that resulted in war with its Arab neighbors. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer succeeds in getting a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel back from Cyprus, only to have the harbor blocked by the British with whom they must negotiate.
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