When an elderly man dies, some of his relatives gather to hear the reading of the will. When it is read by his attorney, the old man lets it be known how much he despised and loathed his worthless kin. As a result, his will is structured in such a way as to set up a dogfight between his potential heirs as to who will collect his fortune. –IMDB
Radley Metzger was born in New York and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the City of New York where he attended their film Institute. His Master of Arts studies at Columbia University were interrupted by induction into the United States Air Force where he served as a senior film editor working on training and propaganda films.
Upon release, he entered the motion picture industry as a film editor, joining the nascent foreign film community in New York.
Among his assignments were working with Jean Renoir, adapting his French Can-Can for American release.
While employed by Janus Films (now The Criterion Collection) he created the trailers and English versions of the films of Francois Truffaut, Michelangelo Antonioni and Ingmar Bergman.
His entry into feature film directing was “Dark Odyssey”, a study of a young Greek boy bent on avenging his sister’s honor, whose classic Greek culture impacts tragically with the Greek-American society… read more