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Robert B. Altman
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All of my films deal with the same thing: striving, socially and culturally, to stay alive. And once any system succeeds, it becomes its own worst enemy. The good things we create soon create bad things. So nothing is ever going to be Utopian, and when I make films like Nashville
(1975) and [Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
(1976)], it's not to say we're the worst ...
Upon receiving an honorary Oscar at the 2006 Academy Awards, Altman revealed that he had been the recipient of a heart transplant approximately 10 years prior, and hadn't gone public out of fear that it would hinder his ability to get work.
His movies often contain overlapping dialogue, where several characters speak at once.