Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
Written by Peter Bogdanovich and Larry McMurtry
Starring Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman
This is a powerful and hard-to-watch movie. It is often described as a coming of age movie, but it's more like a coming to terms story. Everyone in this story, the young people and the old are all so lost and have no mooring. Timothy Bottoms gives a really fine performance as the young man growing up who really hurts some others along the way; even more so for Cybill Shepherd. The story doesn't flinch from that, which makes it both stronger and more painful.
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