Scorsese’s full-length debut is a rough, energetic exploration of the life of a young American of Italian descent. The hero Harvey Keitel fights with his own conscience and is torn between “pretty girls” and “girls”. Keitel says that he and Scorsese immediately started working on the same wavelength: “I asked myself the same questions as he:“ What is courage? What is fear? ”
Berta, nicknamed the Freight Wagon, Berta nicknamed the Freight Wagon (1972)
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A sullen Mandalore warrior (Pedro Pascal), who never takes off his helmet (such is the Way), works as a mercenary and gives almost all his savings to his congeners, who, once a great race, now hide underground and quietly restore their former glory. On one of the most expensive missions, the formidable former imperial (Werner Herzog) instructs the Mandalorian to deliver a creature alive or dead. It turns out to be a small sweet child, and the hero – realizing that the client is not going to do anything good with this child – begins a difficult struggle with his own conscience.
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Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) is on the verge of the greatest technological revolution in world history: after the invention of the light bulb, he is going to bring light to the whole country. To do this, he uses direct current – not too efficient, expensive, but absolutely safe. Not everyone agrees with this decision: industrial tycoon George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), holding a fair grudge against Edison (he once brazenly ignored George’s friendly invitation), wants to convince the inventor that alternating current is much more convenient, and opens his own competing enterprise. The scientist Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Holt) also repeats Thomas Thomas about this. But Edison does not agree to anything: he says that alternating current is dangerous and can kill.
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