Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
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Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Robert Altman directed this low-budget film version of the play by Ed Graczyk, also directed by Altman on Broadway with the same cast. The film takes place in the small Texas town of McCarthy in 1975. Inside of a five-and-dime store, a reunion is planned for the members of a local 1950s James Dean fan club. An odd assortment of women arrive, revealing hidden secrets, as Altman flashes back, showing the women as young James Dean fans, and then jumps forward to present day to reveal the ravages of time and lost innocence. Among the women returning for the reunion is Mona (Sandy Dennis), a… More

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"Dreamlike and bleakly real, fantastical and humorous, it sucks us into a vortex for two hours where all we care about is the lives of these characters."
‑ Jon Lyus, HeyUGuys
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