Nashville is one of the most revealing portraits of America ever made, and it’s never looked or sounded this good.
Creating this fantasy Sight & Sound ballot felt as much like excavation as photography.
Political satires are plentiful, but I didn’t want to get overloaded with them so many worthy films missed the cut.
It’s a film haunted by death, with lengthy sequences played out in cemeteries, and small details show Hitchcock’s dark-humored view of the world.
The image is rather dark and grainy and could use more detail, but the sound is good, with John Williams’s score bouncing along nicely.