1974. 83 minutes. USA. Directed by Monte Hellman. Watchdate: 2/27/2011.
|That's not Warren Oates, but yeah that guy is putting a live chicken's head in his mouth.|
The time during which I held away the movie at arm's length has now passed and I am ready to fully embrace this perfect example of that certain 70s Americana feel, the sullen working class bourgeosie ready to be kicked in the knees for the next forty years, all of it encapsulated in the petty robberies, the money hidden amongst rooster corpses, the axe-wielding Ed Begley Jr., the quiet dignity that comes from abstaining from speech.