|Back in the 80s, I went through a full-on teenage obsession with Nastassja Kinski that began when I saw Tess and lasted until the god-awful Revolution in 1985. In fact, in 1982 I wound up stealing her hairbrush, and if you buy me a drink someday I'll tell you how that happened.|
Klaus' daughter appeared in a handful of impressive films in the first half of the decade, but my personal favorite has always been Paul Schrader's Cat People, the source of last week's quiz. Though certainly not as effective as Jacques Tourneur's original, Schrader's take, with its taboo-tinged eroticism, made quite an impression on this sixteen year-old. Nuff said.
I've just another day or two of Tribeca screenings, and though a full report is in the works, I will say that this year has turned out to be quite surprising in the number of winners they've programmed. The bad films are as bad as ever, but I think a current tally of films seen so far yields more hits than misses. Maybe.
This week: this pair has appeared together in multiple films, and those of you who grew up on televised reruns should have no trouble recognizing both of them. Name the film. Submit your answers to this address. Good luck!