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The feature film starring
Keith Carradine , Shelley Duvall
This remarkable film follows the fate and misfortunes of three prisoners who abscond from a Mississippi farm penitentiary. With the 1930s depression at its height they revert to crime, robbing banks and eventually committing murder. Almost inexorably, circumstances, the law and their own differing natures create a strangle-hold on their lives and emotions.
Carradine and Duvall are outstanding as the gentle and doomed lovers whose affair forms the central theme and leads to one of the most memorable and terrifying climaxes in the history of the movies.
Screenplay by CALDER WILLINGHAM
JOAN TEWKESBURY and ROBERT ALTMAN Based on the novel Thieves Like Us by EDWARD ANDERSON
Produced by JERRY BICK
Directed by ROBERT ALTMAN
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