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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 »
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(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
 (From Variety - Film News. 28 February 2014, 8:38 AM, PST)

User Reviews:
Creepy and spell-binding Altman classic See more (42 total) »

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)

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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The picture was filmed entirely on location in Ireland.See more »
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References Psycho (1960)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Creepy and spell-binding Altman classic, 20 December 2000

Yet another film by Robert Altman that sadly languishes in obscurity, which should be a classic. It is a unique film and unlike anything Altman had done. Susannah York is excellent as Cathryn, a writer of children's novels who begins to suffer the worst form of psychosis possible. After going away with her husband Hugh (Rene Auberjonois)to her secluded country home in Ireland for the weekend, Cathyrn's hallucinations worsen. The film is a fascinating character study about her complete descent into madness as her own reality become warped with her delusional fantasy world. The cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond is dreamy and hypnotic with a score by John Williams that is haunting and atmospheric. The film makes many unexpected twists and turns that it would be unthinkable for me to give away. A lost classic that is worth seeking out.

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