I Wanna Hold Your Hand. 1978. USA. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. 104 min.
Screenplay by Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale. With Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber. It’s February 9, 1964—the day The Beatles are scheduled to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show—and a disparate band of New Jersey teenagers are determined to participate in this historic moment. Written with his USC classmate Bob Gale, Zemeckis’s first feature is a Frank Tashlin-esque celebration of pop chaos with unexpected moments of grace.
The Lift. 1972. USA. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. 7 min.