Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom’s day, illuminated by a funeral and an evening of drinking and revelry that stirs paternal feelings toward Stephen, ends with a rapprochement with Molly, his earthy wife. —IMDb
Joseph Strick (July 6, 1923 – June 2, 2010) was an American director, producer and screenwriter.
Born in Braddock, Pennsylvania, Strick briefly attended UCLA before enrolling in the Army during World War II. In the Army, he served as a cameraman in the Army Air Forces.
In 1948, he and Irving Lerner produced Muscle Beach. For several years in the 1950s, Lerner, Strick, Ben Maddow, and Sidney Meyers worked part-time on the experimental documentary The Savage Eye (1959).
Strick was also a successful businessman, founding Electrosolids Corp (1956), Computron Corp. (1958), Physical Sciences Corp (1958), and Holosonics Corp. (1960) In 1977 he invented the usage of six-axis motion simulators as entertainment systems and applied it to new machines used now in Disney theme parks as “Star Tours.”
In the 1960s, during his first marriage, Strick commissioned what would be the only house designed by Oscar Niemeyer in North America. The marriage ended in divorce before… read more
** 1/2. Image DVD with no subtitles at all so I admit I didn't understand all the subtleties of Ulysses. Lots of words and soliloquies so the director had to invent a peculiar grammar to interest the audience. Not bad but I already begin to forget this film...