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Last Chants for a Slow Dance (1977)

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This film follows an antisocial working-class husband and father struggling to find work in the Midwest. As the film progresses, it seems that he has little actual interest in supporting his family and spends his time hanging out in bars and having one-night stands.

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Do Jackalope postcards hold fancy to you? If not, best to stay away from this one.
12 October 2008 | by (Santa Monica, California) – See all my reviews

Not for the artistically squeamish, you have to be very comfortable with sloooow, zero-plot, flicks to make it through this one. Made for $2K, it's about a guy, and Butte Montana. It's more of a time capsule of 70's kitsch than artistic relevance/genius. I came across this while looking for another Rancho Deluxe, and oh my how I was wrong. Well..., not entirely. For both movies you have to bring to the table a healthy serving of humor in order to participate effectively. Rorschach Response: Herzog, textual, latent humor, Stroszek, Rancho Deluxe, John Cassavetes, Patsy Cline.... I see this movie is on Rosenbaum's "Alternate 100" list. So it has that.


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