IU CINEMA: "3 Women"

“Back in the 1970s,” Steven Santos once observed, “you could make a film financed by a major studio based on a dream you had.” Robert Altman adapted his dream to the screen with help from leads Shelley Duvall (who won Best Actress at Cannes for her role) and Sissy Spacek as roommates and coworkers whose identities turn more ambiguous and disturbing than they first appear. Described by one critic as the missing link between Ingmar Bergman’s Persona and David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive, Altman’s most enigmatic film— and boldest departure from the rest of his work—has held up as one of his most memorable. (2K DCP Presentation)

IU CINEMA: "3 Women"