Starring Jack Nicholas, Five Easy Pieces shows a drop-out from upper-class America picking up work on oil-rigs when life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest. Directed by Bob Rafelson, 1970.
July 26 Film:
The King of Masks portrays an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. Wang ached for a male descendent to learn his rare and dying art. After a performance he is sold a young boy by a slave trader posing as the boy's parent. Written by Steve Uptegraft, Directed by Tian-Ming Wu, 1997.