Old Boyfriends

Joan Tewkesbury, USA 1979, 103’
Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's History Lesson HealtH

The author of the legendary screenplay for Nashville, directed by Robert Altman, takes on the directing role. Psychiatrist Dianne Cruise is undergoing a crisis caused by the breakdown of her marriage. She hurriedly leaves work unannounced and starts a journey across the United States in an effort to meet three former loves.

Joan Tewkesbury Masterclass
11.11, 15:45 KNH3
after the screening of Old Boyfriends
moderated by Agnieszka Kruk 'Inez'
( / Gildia Scenarzystów Polskich)

Rafał Syska

Joan Tewkesbury

Joan Tewkesbury (born 1936) is an American film and television director, writer, producer, choreographer and actress. She collaborated with Robert Altman on several of his films, including McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971, as a script supervisor) and Thieves Like Us (1974, her first credit as a feature writer). She then wrote Nashville (1975). Tewkesbury wrote and directed numerous hours of episodic television, including for Disney, HBO, CBS, TNT, and NBC. She has also taught screenwriting.

Selected filmography

1979 Dawni kochankowie / Old Boyfriends

Cast & Crew

director Joan Tewkesbury
screenplay Paul Schrader, Leonard Schrader
cinematography William A. Fraker
editing William H. Reynolds
music David Shire
cast Talia Shire, Richard Jordan, Buck Henry, John Belushi, Keith Carradine, John Houseman
producer Edward R. Pressman, Michele Rappaport
production Pressman Films
sales DEG Sale (De Laurentiis Entertainment Group)/Studiocanal
language English
coloration colour
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