1974 – Murder On The Orient Express

★★★★☆ UK. 2h8m. Mystery. Directed by Sidney Lumet. Written by Paul Dehn (screenplay) and Agatha Christie (“Murder On The Orient Express”). Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth. Edited by Anne V. Coates. Music by Richard Rodney Bennett. Starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts, Richard Widmark, Michael York.

The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney), is asked to investigate the murder of an American business tycoon aboard the Orient Express train. The suspects are portrayed by an all-star cast. Received six nominations at the 47th Academy Awards: Best Actor (Finney), Best Supporting Actress (Bergman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design. Of these nominations, Bergman was the only winner.

1974 – Zardoz

★★★☆☆ Ireland / USA. 1h45m. Fantasy / Sci-Fi. Directed by John Boorman. Written by John Boorman. Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth. Edited by Johon Merritt. Music by David Munrow. Starring Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, Niall Buggy, John Alderton, Sally Anne Newton, Bosco Hogan.

Zardoz depicts a post apocalyptic world where barbarians worship a stone god called “Zardoz” that grants them death and eternal life.