Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Vintage Trailer of the Week 44

Banned in the UK because of its subject matter, Monte Hellman's adaptation of Charles Willeford's novel is one of the best American films of the greatest decade for American cinema, the 1970s. A beautiful, existential portrait of a troubled man, it benefits from a terrific Willeford script, Hellman's assured direction, and Warren Oates' towering performance in the lead. Hellman and Oates were both on fire in the 70s, so this one just couldn't miss:



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