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McCabe and Mrs Miller

Title: 
McCabe and Mrs Miller
Year: 
1971
Film Format: 
dvd
Director: 
Altman, Robert
Language: 
English
Country: 
United States
Genre: 
Western
Actors: 
Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, Hugh Millais, Shelley Dumas, Michael Murphy, John Schuck, William Devane, Keith Carradine
Actors: 
Director of Photography: Vilmos Szigmond

There is something profoundly mysterious about my attraction to this film which makes me love it with an unbridled passion.It is not any of the constituent parts which are all near perfect: Zsigmonds photography of a desolate frozen North (West), A beautifully realized tracing of a fatally dysfunctional relationship (between Beatty's crabwise moving fortune hunter and Christie's languorous but steely opium-hooked whorehouse madam) and Leonard Cohen's somehow perfect songs.It is something close to a celebration of cinema itself- the free wheeling joy of creating it, rendering beautiful images in a comical, heart-breaking pattern just because you can..thank You Mr Altman.