Wednesday, June 12

1968 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1968 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Accident

Accident

At Oxford, Austrian student Anna von Graz (Jacqueline Sassard) is dating fellow student William (Michael York), whom she plans to marry, but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.

Doctor Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle

After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientele, he and his friends escape their hometown to the sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

The Comedians

The Comedians

A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat’s wife in Haiti, under the violent reign of the despot “Papa Doc” Duvalier.

The Family Way

The Family Way

Compassionate look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.

The Graduate

The Graduate

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio (Richard Burton) tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina (Dame Elizabeth Taylor).

The Whisperers

The Whisperers

The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen …

Ulysses

Ulysses

James Joyce’s masterpiece incarnated: The story of two seperated Dublin wanderers, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, struggling to control their personal lives.