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Director:
Writers:
Robert Altman (written by)
Susannah York (book)
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Release Date:
18 December 1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A motion picture of the extra senses.
Plot:
Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(33 articles)
Film Review: ‘Altman’
 (From Variety - Film News. 20 June 2014, 9:00 PM, PDT)

The Moment | Review
 (From ioncinema. 18 June 2014, 5:00 AM, PDT)

Academy Hits Right Note with Inaugural Oscar Concert
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Susannah York ... Cathryn

Rene Auberjonois ... Hugh
Marcel Bozzuffi ... Rene
Hugh Millais ... Marcel
Cathryn Harrison ... Susannah
John Morley ... Old Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Baxley ... Voice on telephone (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Altman 
 
Writing credits
Robert Altman (written by)

Susannah York (book "In Search of Unicorns")

Produced by
Tommy Thompson .... producer
Al Locatelli .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Vilmos Zsigmond 
 
Film Editing by
Graeme Clifford 
 
Production Design by
Leon Ericksen 
 
Makeup Department
Toni Delaney .... makeup artist
Barry Richardson .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Sheila Collins .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seamus Byrne .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Rodney Holland .... sound editor
Noel Quinn .... boom operator
Liam Saurin .... sound recordist
Doug E. Turner .... dubbing mixer (as Doug Turner)
Stomu Yamashta .... (sounds ) (as Stomu Yamash'ta)
 
Special Effects by
Jerry F. Johnson .... special effects (as Jerry Johnson)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Earl L. Clark .... assistant camera (as Earl Clark)
Jack Conroy .... gaffer
Paddy Keogh .... grip
Nico Vermuelen .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jack Gallagher .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Robin Buick .... assistant editor
Michael Kelliher .... assistant editor
David Spiers .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stomu Yamashta .... musician: sound sculptures
John Williams .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Arthur Dunne .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Joan Bennett .... continuity
John Collingwood .... production accountant
Jean D'Oncieu .... assistant to producer
 

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Runtime:
101 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Robert Altman wrote the original script for this film about five years before it was made and released.See more »
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Featured in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV)See more »

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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
spellbinding, 3 April 2004
Author: brianh-9 from Mississippi, United States

This is an art film that experiments with dreamlike imagery. Many viewers might turn it off in frustration within twenty minutes,but I couldn't take my eyes off it. Altman's film plays with the idea of showing us the mind of Cathryn as a display to observe. We get twists upon twists and it's done in such a labyrinthine maze. We have no foundation to stand on,her mind just keeps feeding us hallucinations. I was compelled throughout the whole film taking every frame into my mind. It is one of the strangest,most fascinating portraits of the mind that I have ever seen. It just never stops delivering puzzling images and the film takes no shape depending instead on surreal happenings. This is Altman's artifice..he simply provides twists to keep us wondering what will happen next. As characters come and go,we are left wondering what will pop into her mind next.My favorite Altman film..a mesmerizing masterpiece of the disturbed mind and what can fluctuate from it. *****/*****

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