Bonnie and Clyde

  • 18
  • Arthur Penn (1967)
  • US
  • 106 min
Bonnie and Clyde
Film Review
Reviewed By
5 out of 5

"They're young! They're in love! And they kill people!" Not the slogan for Oliver Stone's notorious Natural Born Killers, but for one of the most stylish and uncompromising of gangster pictures. Released when graphic screen violence was very rare, this influential film was misread by some American critics, who dismissed it as a gimmicky, gory crime thriller. However, it proved to be the box-office hit of the year, and scooped ten Oscar nominations. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty excel as the gun-toting criminals who roamed the American Midwest during the Depression, while David Newman and Robert Benton's sizzling script (which was originally offered to French directors Fran├žois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard) and Arthur Penn's bravura direction are as fresh as ever.

Plot Summary

Oscar-winning crime drama starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker achieve growing notoriety as they carry out a series of robberies with their gang in 1930s America.

Cast and crew

Cast

Clyde Barrow
Warren Beatty
Bonnie Parker
Faye Dunaway
CW Moss
Michael J Pollard
Buck Barrow
Gene Hackman
Blanche
Estelle Parsons
Frank Hamer
Denver Pyle
Ivan Moss
Dub Taylor
Velma Davis
Evans Evans
Eugene Grizzard
Gene Wilder
Grocery store owner
James Stiver
Deputy
Clyde Howdy

Crew

Director
Arthur Penn

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Guidance: 
Violence.
Available on video, DVD and BluRay
Certificate 18
Distributor:
Warner Home Video Ltd
Categories
Drama

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