Five Easy Pieces
Dir. Bob Rafelson (1970).
Rafelson's best film is one of the key American movies of its era. In his first star turn after gaining notoriety in "Easy Rider," Jack Nicholson scores as a brilliant classical pianist who's given up the instrument in favor of another life as a redneck oilrigger in California. Structured around a road trip, this innovative picture has a meandering style well suited for its revelation of character.
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