A spoiled rich boy buys a Brooklyn tenement and gets mixed up in his tenants' lives in The Landlord (1970) starring Beau Bridges.
Society mom Joyce (Lee Grant) gets lubricated by fortune-teller and tenant Marge (Pearl Bailey) on a visit to her son's apartment building, in Hal Ashby's debut film The Landlord, 1970.
Fascinating opening from director Bill Gunn, minister and chauffeur Luther (Sam Waymon) narrating as he introduces his boss Dr. Hess (Duane Jones), in Ganja And Hess, 1973.
Explosive scene in which Elgar (Beau Bridges) overhears tenant Fanny (Diana Sands) telling husband Copee (Louis Gossett) she's pregnant, and it goes badly, in Hal Ashby's The Landlord, 1970.
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Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and the horror cinema, Bill Gunn's revolutionary independent film GANJA & HESS is a highly stylized and utterly original treatise on sex, religion, and African American identity.
The sentimental tale of an elderly Jewish tailor who lost his faith in God and himself after being plagued by bad luck and with a seriously ill wife. Enter a black Jewish angel from Heaven, on probation, who has to earn his wings by convincing the depressed tailor that his life does have meaning. Based on a Bernard Balamud short story from his prize-winning collection, "The Magic Barrel."
Tyler Czarnecki is the owner of an apartment building haunted by a pair of flesh-eating Babylonian demons who eat the tenants and treat Tyler as their slave. While he clearly resents his lot, Tyler limits his rebellion to grumbling to Rabisu, the lesser of the demons and, from all appearances, Tyler's only real friend. Tyler's sister Amy, a police officer, is indifferent to his plight - or at least too distracted by her shady dealings with the local gang of vampires to get involved. However, the status quo is upset when an attractive young woman named Donna moves into Tyler's building. While Donna is clearly on the run from something, Tyler takes a liking to her and decides to save her from becoming the demons' next meal.
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