Mann's film makes us realize the true value of freedom...
'Night Crossing' is about an enormous barrier designed not to keepenemies out but to keep its own people in
'Night Crossing' is about a very long border fencer equipped withsilent alarms and automatic firing systems
'Night Crossing' is about the denial of the basic human rights of life,liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
'Night Crossing' is about the fear and pain that afflict so manyfamilies
'Night Crossing' is about one attempt to risk a crossing through theborder zone
'Night Crossing' is about a loving father whose only desire is to givehis boys what should never have been taken away from them
'Night Crossing' is about a disturbed mother who wants her babies andher husband alive
'Night Crossing' is about a caring husband who wants his family to betogether but in a better place
'Night Crossing' is about children who want to be free to reach atanytime the sky
'Night Crossing' is about a hot-air balloon handcrafted and built bytwo families
'Night Crossing' is about a balloon which could go just high enough tocrash or catch fire and explode
'Night Crossing' is about two determined men who want their family toclimb into a hot air balloon and float away to 'liberty'
'Night Crossing' is about the fear of getting caught by an evil regime
'Night Crossing' is about a sensible man who can't let bad dreams stophim
'Night Crossing' is about an icy policeman who wants every lookouttower on full alert
With exquisite music by Jerry Goldsmith, Delbert Mann's 'NightCrossing' makes us realize the true value of freedom
There are a few moments in everyone's life, certainly in public lives,that can define a person...
For those of us old enough to remember the Reagan presidency, seeingthe clips again in the wake of his death makes it seem like thoseevents happened just yesterday, or last week. The voice, theexpressions, are all so familiar. But for a large percentage of people,these events might as well have happened fifty years ago, if not more.They are part of the distant past. President Reagan is a name, and notmuch more. President Gorbachev is another name, and not much more. Sohow can we remember these two men who had such a huge impact on theircountry?
Reagan and Gorbachev worked together to tear down the Berlin Wall andto steer their superpower nations away from nuclear confrontation