Five Easy Pieces

Dir: Bob Rafelson
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black
98mins   1971   US   15   English   

Part of our 1971: The Year Hollywood Went Independent season

Following his breakout turn in Easy Rider, rising star Jack Nicholson gives an extraordinary performance as Bobby Dupea; a shiftless thirtysomething oil rigger and former piano prodigy immune to any sense of responsibility, who returns to some kind of reckoning at his upper-middle-class childhood home.


Sat 30 October