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Feature Aliya Whiteley 14 May 2013 - 05:59
A true Hollywood star, Robert Redford is at his best in smaller, more personal films. Aliya picks three great films about alienation...
Robert Redford was the number one box office star of the early 70s, appearing in huge hits such as The Sting, The Way We Were, and Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid. None of those three films show him at his best as an actor, or address the kind of issues he felt passionately about.
His easy camaraderie with Paul Newman and his status as a sex symbol belied the political angle that influenced his decisions in filmmaking and acting. Once he had amassed enough power in Hollywood to call the shots, the roles he took changed; for me, his most interesting performances began once he believed in the message of the film he was making.
He remains a serious and passionate actor, »
Plot: The body of an anonymous migrant worker- who was trying to make it over the U.S border is discovered in the Arizona desert. The only clue as to his identity is a tattoo on his chest reading .Dayani Cristal.. Review: Who Is Dayani Cristal is a low-key but effective choice to kick off Sundance 2013. Long a festival concerned with social justice, with founder Robert Redford himself having explored the subject of migrant workers in The Milagro Beanfield War, Dayani Cristal turns a »
- Chris Bumbray
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