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They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

Watching on YouTube (and how is that legal?) and thinking Jane Fonda has the most distinctive voice in pictures.

by Anonymousreply 1901/12/2021

Hardly.

by Anonymousreply 101/11/2021

I've always loved this movie but (forgive me) Jane Fonda is the weak link. She's looks perfect but I'll credit that to Hair, Makeup and Wardrobe.

by Anonymousreply 201/11/2021

I consider it to be Sydney Pollack's best film.

by Anonymousreply 301/11/2021

Jane's always had good diction.

by Anonymousreply 401/11/2021

Hidden Valley Ranch.

by Anonymousreply 501/11/2021

I saw that film when I was far too young for the experience. Really messed with me. It is far too honest about life.

by Anonymousreply 601/11/2021

I fell in love with Michael Sarrazin, seeing him in this film when it premiered. Is there a gay man here who didn't in 1969?

Incredible unforgettable ensemble including Gig Young, Susannah York, Red Buttons, Bruce Dern , Bonnie Bedelia and Allyn Ann McLerie.

by Anonymousreply 701/11/2021

^ His eyes...so haunted. So hot.

by Anonymousreply 801/11/2021

Sarrazin is the weak link, as he was in all his movies. A terrible actor and a face for radio.

by Anonymousreply 901/11/2021

Jane has a really striking voice. Clear and confident.

by Anonymousreply 1001/11/2021

Why didn't she just get on a bus or train and leave Hollywood?

by Anonymousreply 1101/11/2021

The more bedraggled Jane gets here, the more she looks like Kristen Stewart.

by Anonymousreply 1201/11/2021

If there is one thing wrong with the performance, it is the vestige of a Vassar accent

-John Simon

by Anonymousreply 1301/11/2021

I beg to differ.

by Anonymousreply 1401/11/2021

R11 I had the same feeling watching Fran Lebowitz whining about New York City (again) in the Netfix series Pretend it's a City. Some people are just masochists and/or love to hear themselves complain.

by Anonymousreply 1501/11/2021

I posted this before, but one critic, who liked Fonda's performance, said she sounds like she should be at a debutante's ball not a dance marathon.

by Anonymousreply 1601/11/2021

Jane Fonda was superb. She’s the finest actress of her generation.

by Anonymousreply 1701/11/2021

I did think she was wonderful in it, even though she still was learning. She was lucky enough to have the films and roles to really develop her craft even when giving very good performances.

by Anonymousreply 1801/11/2021

R7 And don't forget Al "Grandpa" Lewis of The Munsters. I don't think he says a word in the film but he adds to the atmosphere.

by Anonymousreply 1901/12/2021
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