Movie: Five Easy Pieces


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This movie lends itself to short, quippy descriptions. It’s a rejection of Hollywood glamour. A battle of the bands between Chopin and Tammy Wynette. A cynical advertisement for emigration to Alaska. An honest look at 70’s fashion. It came out the year after Midnight Cowboy, and has a similar feel and outlook, but falls a little short. The writer/director seemed to be experimenting with really annoying characters. In small doses it’s pretty funny, but eventually flattens.


3 responses to “Movie: Five Easy Pieces”

  1. karen black.. do we get to see her naked?
    poor sally struthers… i think is just annoying by nature.
    she’s in “The Getaway”.. i have that. it’s a good flick. you can borrow it.

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