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. It`s New Year`s Eve. Three drunkards recall a legend. Legend has it that the last person who dies in a year, if he is a great sinner, must drive the ghost wagon throughout the year, the one that welcomes the souls of the dead. David Holm, one of the three drunkards, dies at midnight. Parts of the film were shot on site in Darien, Connecticut. [6] Although Kathy appears to have liberal views, she is surprised and asks if he is really Jewish when he reveals what he intends to do. Exposure to their relationship through Kathy`s subtle tolerance of bigotry becomes a key theme of the film. Gotham City. Crime leader Carl Grissom (Jack Palance) effectively rules the city, but there is a new fighter in the city – Batman (Michael Keaton). Grissom`s right-hand man is Jack Napier (Jack Nicholson), a brutal man who is not in perfect health. The film was controversial in its time, as was a similar film on the same subject, Crossfire, released the same year (although this film was originally a story of homophobia, which was later turned into anti-Semitism). Kathy met Dave and told him how sick she felt when a party goer told a bigoted joke.

But she doesn`t get an answer when Dave repeatedly asks her what she did about it. She realizes that silence tolerates prejudice. It`s been a long time since Caine, Bronson, Angus and Wendell — „The Chain Breakers“ — escaped an atrocious Vietnamese prisoner of war camp. You will share a new prison, The Hogan Hills. While Phil is researching his story, he experiences several incidents of bigotry. When his mother suffers from heart disease, the doctor advises her not to consult a specialist with a visibly Jewish name, which suggests that he could be deceived.