Noteworthy films, with mini-reviews by Times...
Noteworthy films, with mini-reviews by Times critics.
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In this magical 1989 movie, film maker Charles Lane had the audacity to make a black-and-white silent movie with a brimming heart and an activist’s outraged passion. Lane casts himself as the film Chaplinesque hero, a bashful, ingenious Greenwich Village street portraitist who unexpectedly finds himself in charge of an adorable 2-year-old.