Brewster McCloud

Robert Altman, USA 1970, 105’

Brewster McCloud is working on his flying machine in the basement of the Houston Astrodome, with the mysterious Louise as his supportive sidekick. A local millionaire is killed as a result of their actions, and Brewster manages to steal his wing design. Meanwhile, detective Frank Shaft from San Francisco gets called to Houston.

Rafał Syska


Texas Film Awards 2020 - Star of Texas Award

Robert Altman

Distinguished director, screenwriter and producer Robert Altman was born in 1925 and died in 2006 having made several dozen cinema and television films. The breakthrough in his career came with the anti-war satire MASH, in which he presented a community in typical Altman style that characterises his very best work – based on episodic narration and innovative montage of image and sound. Altman often uses irony to show how society’s traditional roles, social conventions and cultural myths condition people.

Selected filmography

1970 MASH

1975 Nashville

1977 Trzy kobiety / 3 Women

1992 Gracz / The Player

1993 Na skróty / Short Cuts

2001 Gosford Park

Cast & Crew

director Robert Altman
screenplay Doran William Cannon
cinematography Jordan Cronenweth, Lamar Boren
editing Lou Lombardo
music Gene Page
cast Bud Cort, Michael Murphy, Sally Kellerman, Shelley Duvall, Jennifer Salt, René Auberjonois, John Schuck, G. Wood, Corey Fischer, William Windom, William Baldwin
producer Lou Adler, John Phillips
production Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Lion’s Gate Films
sales Warner Bros.
language English
coloration colour
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