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THE RELUCTANT AMERICAN

(BY HAL CROWTHER) Nashville, by any reckoning one of the landmark achievements in American film, has been described as Robert Altman's "birthday card" to America on the two hundredth anniversary of our Revolution. As celebratory gifts go, Nashville was an exploding cigar. Viewing the film thirty years later, a younger audience might need to be reminded that it was made during the Watergate scandal ... more >