Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Even Cowgirls Get the Blues the Movie

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'70s counterculture loses its ill-defined charm in a meandering adaptation of cult author Tom Robbins' 1976 novel. An interesting failure, but likely to alienate both Van Sant and Robbins fans. Sissy Hackshaw (Thurman) possesses enormous thumbs which she hopes will make her the greatest hitchhiker in the world. But first they take her to a NYC modeling career for The Countess (Hurt in a high camp performance), who sends her to the Rubber Rose ranch, recently liberated by female cowhands, who are happy to welcome her. Theatrical release was delayed numerous times as Van Sant recut but it doesn't matter--the only successful feature is the soundtrack.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Women, Physical Problems, Period Piece: 1960s, Lesbians, Thumbs Up, Westrogens
Screenplay
Gus Van Sant
Cast
Uma Thurman, John Hurt, Rain Phoenix, Lorraine Bracco, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Angie Dickinson, Keanu Reeves
Cinematography
Eric Alan Edwards, John Campbell
Director
Gus Van Sant
Music
k.d. lang, Ben Mink
Other
Sean Young, Crispin Glover, Roseanne, Ed Begley
Producer
Laurie Parker, New Line Cinema, Fine Line Features

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