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Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get...
Variety's 1977 review: "Gena Rowlands turns in another virtuoso performance as the troubled actress. Cassavetes’ highly personal work will please his coterie of enthusiasts, but for general audiences it will be viewed as shrill, puzzling, depressing and overlong."
I started out feeling the latter (shrill etc.) but the longer I watched, the more this won me over. This is the first Cassvetes film I've actively liked…
Last 40 minutes are full of suspense. At the end it looks like
Unbelievable good acting!!
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