In six films and the texts from which they’re adapted, we’ll deal with characters who live outside society’s mainstream. Our award-winning films are: Nicholas Ray’s In a Lonely Place: Humphrey Bogart, as a jaded Hollywood screenwriter, becomes a murder suspect, then romances his sexy neighbor, Gloria Grahame; John Stahl’s Leave Her to Heaven: beautiful Gene Tierney schemes to keep writer-husband Cornell Wilde to herself; Milos Forman’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Jack Nicholson, a free spirit, stirs up rebellion in a state mental home; Milos Forman’s Amadeus: Tom Hulce is eccentric musician Mozart who becomes the victim of jealous rival Salieri; Rob Reiner’s A Few Good Men: Tom Cruise and Demi Moore play two naval lawyers who discover the truth behind a marine’s death; Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain: Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal are two cowhands who reap the consequences of forbidden love. The study group structure consists of a three-hour session where we first discuss the text, then see the film. The following week is a two-hour discussion of the film’s adaptation. Texts, provided by the coordinators, consist of three novels, a short story and two plays. NOTE: This study group meets for 12 weeks, starting on 03/06/19.