Staring Anthony Hopkins as speed king Donald Campbell. This 1988 film set In 1967 when Campbell broke the 300mph water speed barrier in his beloved BlueBird k7. Unfortunately Campbell never survived the record as his boat hydroplaned out of the water and disintegrated on landing. Campbell's body was never found until 2001.
After thirty years in the big corporation, Ugo Fantozzi retires. Suddenly, he needs things to do in everyday life and he tries a number of activities: helping Pina shopping; babysitting grand-daughter Uga; a trip to Venice; learning golf.
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority".
Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Have you watched Across the Lake yet? What did you think about it?