We hadn’t been to the DCA for a while so it was pleasant to return and see this excellent film – Robert Redford’s last. He is a fine actor and none more so than in this tale of an elderly bankrobber, Forrest Tucker. For me he was outshone by Sissy Spacek who brought a life and depth to her character (as his wife) which was beautiful. Redford made his name with Paul Newman almost 50 years ago with The Sting so I suppose this criminal caper was a fitting way to bow out.
Director David Lowry shot the film on 16mm with a kind of grainy texture, which together with the music makes it feel from an other era. Overall it is a classy film, with great acting, a predictable story line, great music and some fine cinematography. Well worth going to see. However….
I have some reservations. The fact…
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