American Fable is ambitious, maybe too much so sometimes, but there's an intense pleasure in the boldness of the film's style.
Over the years I've collected this music, and I share it with you, wherever you are, as a message of hope and cheer. R. . . .
African Artists perform "Give Me Hope Joanna" at Mandela Day 2009 from Radio City Music Hall . .
. . ."One Love," performed by the Playing for Change singers from around the world . . . . .
. . .Johnny Cash performs John Prine's "Sam Stone" . . . . .Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys perform "Texas Breakdown" . . . . .Anton Karas plays "The Third Man" theme over the opening of the film . . . . .The clown and the balloons from Fellini's "La Dolce Vita" . . . . .The Weavers perform "Goodnight Irene" at their farewell concert at Carnegie Hall on Christmas Eve, 1981. They follow it with a seasonal note. From the 1982 documentary "Wasn't That at Time!" . . . . .
At the ripe age of 89, Oscar can still be a notoriously picky fellow when it comes to what constitutes a contender fo...