Dir. Herbert Ross (1981).
Dennis Potter’s downbeat lip-synched musical, a deconstructed ‘30s tune-fest, gets the Hollywood treatment in this somberly stylized adaptation, featuring Steve Martin in one of his first serious roles and diva Bernadette Peters in one of her too rare screen appearances.
Mon., June 20, 6:45 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 8, 2011