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(1975)

Plot Summary

  • This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal is a British journalist touring the area. These and other stories come together in a dramatic climax.

    - Written by Reid Gagle
  • A visual and aural mosaic of a film, delivering an accurate, warts-and-all portrait of America on its Bicentennial birthday.

    - Written by Carl Schultz
  • In the wake of JFK's assassination, under the shadow of the Vietnam war, an independent presidential candidate is running, bold and cheap, under the banner of the Replacement Party: their unbelievable platform includes banning lawyers from Congress and re-writing the national anthem. This uncanny Perot-like figure is never seen, but his campaign wagon blares out rambling, pre-recorded speeches as it lumbers through the film unnoticed. The backdrop is Music City, the characters a myriad and hero- less cross-section of America. The lone foreigner is an insufferable reporter from BBC whose aimless monologues provide satirical counterpoint to the film's deadpan delivery.

    - Written by Matthew Brandabur <fenris@mcs.com>

Synopsis

The overarching plot takes place over five days leading up to a political rally for Replacement Party candidate Hal Phillip Walker...

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