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The feature film debut of talented director Philip Kaufman (The Right Stuff), this early example of American independent filmmaking is a fable about an old man with an odd effect on those he encounters. Veteran character actor Lou Gilbert (Viva Zapata!) stars alongside Ben Carruthers (Shadows) in a film that makes use of Chicago locations and appearances by notable cultural figures of the city, including author Nelson Algren, Second City founder Del Close, and original cast member Severn Darden. "The best American film I have seen in 20 years" (Jean Renoir).

Philip Kaufman---USA---1964---79 mins.