That Cold Day in the Park
That Cold Day in the Park (1969)

A spinster goes to extraordinary lengths to assuage her loneliness in Robert Altman's 1969 drama. Wealthy Frances Austen (Sandy Dennis) conducts herself as if she were older than she actually is, but when she spies a blond youth… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 8, 1969
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Howard Thompson
New York Times

It's a cold, ugly and meandering business.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A disappointing, implausible film

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The plot is too improbable to be taken seriously, and yet director Robert Altman apparently does take it seriously.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Robert Altman's inauspicious first theatrical feature -- recognizably his work, meandering zooms and all, but the material is somewhat pretentious and hackneyed.

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Carlos Magalh„es
An irregular psychological drama that is well made in some aspects (especially the cinematography and editing) but not so successful in its direction, as it… More
Eric Broome
"That Cold Day in the Park" is historically interesting as one of director Robert Altman's earliest films, but its main virtues are the story and… More