George Roy Hill
1) Funny Farm
Two fast-track yuppies, yearning for the tranqulity of rural life, give up their careers and New York lifestyle only to find the wacky eccentrics outnumber the mosquitoes in their idyllic countryside.
An utterly original comic drama about two Manhattan schoolgirls (newcomers Tippy Walker and Merrie Spaeth), both from broken / breaking homes, who conceive mad crushes on a pompous, ridiculous, deplorably bad pianist, the titular Orient (played with magnificent aplomb by Peter Sellers). As they trail him, with enviable freedom, from one New York haunt to another, they somehow bust up his every romantic intrigue, even as they embark on their own painful...