Wayne Fitzgerald

Highlighted works

  • One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    The comic energy and tragic weight of Jack Nicholson’s unforgettable lead performance make this a classic of 70s cinema.

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    Along with Apocalypse Now, Michael Cimino’s brutal but ultimately contemplative war movie is a key American cinematic take on the Vietnam conflict.

  • The Godfather Part II

    The Godfather Part II

    The expansive second part of Francis Ford Coppola’s Mafia saga continues the Corleone family story, charting in parallel young Vito’s earlier rise to prominence.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    Transplanting the story of Joseph Conrad’s colonial-era novel Heart of Darkness to Vietnam, Francis Ford Coppola created a visually mesmerising fantasia on the spectacle of war.

  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    Roman Polanski’s brilliant thriller stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye uncovering corruption in 1930s Los Angeles, a desert town where water equals power.

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