Sometimes a Great Notion1971
Directed by Paul Newman, and written by John Gay, "Sometimes a Great Notion" (also known as "Sfida senza paura", "Sie möchten Giganten sein") is a 1971 Drama/Action/Adventure film . Paul Newman is starring, alongside Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin, Richard Jaeckel and Linda Lawson.
"Never give an inch" was the motto of the Stampers of Oregon. And live it they did!
Who is the director of "Sometimes a Great Notion":
Sometimes a Great Notion was directed by Paul Newman, an American actor, producer, director, and writer.
Before Sometimes a Great Notion, Paul Newman had directed Rachel, Rachel, released in 1968. Since, he directed The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, released in 1972, Harry & Son (1984), The Glass Menagerie (1987).
What is the cast of "Sometimes a Great Notion":
At the casting of Sometimes a Great Notion we find Paul Newman, previously seen in WUSA (1970) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969); Henry Fonda (There Was a Crooked Man... (1970), The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)); Lee Remick (Loot (1970), Hard Contract (1969)) [ more... ]
- Terry Leonard and Paul Newman, Michael Sarrazin, Jim Burk, Roy Jenson also worked together in The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, released in 1972.
- Paul Newman, Sam Gilman and Roy Jenson also worked together in Somebody Up There Likes Me, released in 1956.
- Roy Jenson and Lee de Broux, Jim Burk also appeared in Chinatown, released in 1974.
- Charles Tyner and Paul Newman also worked together in Cool Hand Luke, released in 1967.
What is the Storyline of "Sometimes a Great Notion":
The economic stability of Wakonda, Oregon, is threatened when the local logging union calls a strike against a large lumber conglomerate. When independent logger Hank Stamper and his father Henry are urged to support the strikers, they refuse, and the townspeople consider them traitors. Hank struggles to keep the small family business alive and consequently widens the rift between himself and his complacent wife Viv, who wants him to put an end to the territorial struggle but is resigned to his doing things [...]
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