Roger Corman’s Adventures in Moviegoing

Roger Corman’s Adventures in Moviegoing

9 Episodes

The legendary producer, director, distributor, and mentor sat down with the Wall Street Journal’s Joe Morgenstern to discuss his life in film, covering everything from exploitation flicks to art-house classics.

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Roger Corman’s Adventures in Moviegoing
  • Roger Corman in Conversation

    Episode 1

    The trailblazing filmmaker on a lifetime of moviegoing

  • Roger Corman on CRIES AND WHISPERS

    Episode 2

  • Cries and Whispers

    Episode 3

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1972 • Sweden
    Starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin

    This existential wail of a drama concerns two sisters, Karin (Ingrid Thulin) and Maria (Liv Ullmann), keeping vigil for a third, Agnes (Harriet Andersson), who is dying of cancer and can find solace...

  • Roger Corman on AMARCORD

    Episode 4

  • Amarcord

    Episode 5

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1973 • France, Italy

    This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director's youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, an...

  • Roger Corman on DERSU UZALA

    Episode 6

  • Dersu Uzala

    Episode 7

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1975 • Soviet Union, Japan

    The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.

  • Roger Corman on THE TIN DRUM

    Episode 8

  • The Tin Drum

    Episode 9

    Directed by Volker Schlöndorff • 1979 • Germany
    Starring David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler

    Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the c...