In addition to his work as an actor, John Cassavetes (1929-1989) was one of the great maverick directors of American independent cinema, his key films including Shadows (1958), Faces (1968), A Woman Under the Influence (1974) and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). This documentary by Doug Headline reflects on his life and work, through the eyes of key collaborators.
Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes the opportunity to rejuvenate his own flagging career; a young couple have separate romantic interludes; a spotlight shines on an ordinary man.
Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department.
Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner.