Release Date: Feb 22, 1973 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 260
A musician finds his life and his career jumping off the rails in this moody, intelligent drama. Maury Dann (Rip Torn) is a singer and songwriter struggling to hold onto his footing as one of the top names in country & western music. This being 1972, long before the Nashville sound had gone "mainstream," Dann has a new Cadillac and a small entourage to show for his efforts, but most of his shows are one-nighters at beer-soaked honky tonks in the Deep South. Onstage Maury Dann comes off as a
Feb 22, 1973 Wide
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Outstanding study of self-destructive country singer
Rip Torn gives one of the great unsung film performances in a somber -- but never solemn -- portrait of self-destruction.
- Maury Dann: You only go through this life once. You might as well do it in a Cadillac.
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