Though An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge aired within the United States as an episode of the unique Twilight Zone television series, it was an independently-produced quick film and thus was eligible for an Academy Award. The second of truth comes at the Academy Awards, as presenter Merle Oberon (taking part in herself) proclaims the winner. Based on a novel by Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal, it tells the story of a dispatcher’s apprentice coming of age at a small train station in the course of the Nazi occupation in World War II.
The movie celebrates naïvety in the type of Forrest Gump, whom Tom Hanks performs as a sweet, first rate simpleton unable to course of the truth that he’s constantly intersecting with essential political and cultural moments throughout his life. (The Watergate break-in? Forrest was the man who referred to as it in to the cops!) Soft and nostalgic, … Read MoreRead More