Sometimes a Great Notion

Miami Beach Cinematheque. September 25th, 2008.  Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmSometimes a Great Notion, a film directed by Paul Newman in 1971 starring Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick and Michael Sarrizan, will be screened at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on September 25th, 2008 at 8:30 p.m.

In a multi-faceted American classic of tough decisions and emotions written by Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest) Hank Stamper (Newman) and his father Henry Stamper (Fonda) operate a logging business in Wakonda, Oregon.

The town comes to grips of economic despair, due to the local union's strike against a large lumber combine. When the Stampers are asked to join the strikers, they refuse and are considered traitors. However, Hank continues to push his family on cutting trees, despite Hank's wife (Remick) wishes for him to give up the business. This drama in the Northeast leads to even more family tragedy and unrest, beautifully directed by Paul Newman.

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