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24th Athens International Film Festival

3 Women

This extremely charming film, that feels more like a dream than a big screen experience, deserves a position among the most bizarre and most unique moments of contemporary American cinema.

This covert masterpiece, hiding out in Altman's irreverent filmography, travels to an isolated community in the Californian desert, where it conjures up an elliptical psychological portrait of three lost souls that clash and merge through conflicting relationships, like attraction and repulsion, action and reaction.

In this magnificent identity swapping match featuring a passive Sissy Spacek, a ditsy Shelley Duvall and a silent and withdrawn Janice Rule, Robert Altman explores the enigma of female psychopathology and traces the unexpected dynamics in human relationships.

Gently pushing the story from lifelike representation into the realm of the symbolic, the narrative gains an unexpectedly ethereal, leaving the door open to all sorts of interpretations.

This extremely charming film, that feels more like a dream than a big screen experience, deserves a position among the most bizarre and most unique moments of contemporary American cinema. L.K.


3 women / 3 γυναίκες - trailer by NyxtesPremieras

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Robert Altman

Σενάριο / Screenwriter
Robert Altman

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Charles Rosher Jr.

Μουσική / Music
Gerald Busby

Μοντάζ / Editor
Dennis M. Hill

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek
Janice Rule, Robert Fortier
Ruth Nelson, John Cromwell

ΗΠΑ / USA
1977
Εγχρωμο / Color
35mm
124’
Αγγλικά / English


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