Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967) replaced American cinema, reinvigorating the gangster style with ecu, New Wave thoughts and a notably candid view of intercourse and violence. Starring Warren Beatty, who additionally produced, and Faye Dunaway, the movie whipped up a frenzy of controversy and lead the way for the "New Hollywood" of the 70s.
For Lester D. Friedman, Bonnie and Clyde is a pivotal movie that mirrored and contributed to the profound swap in American values within the 60s and 70s. After detailing how Penn, who was once especially interviewed for the ebook, Beatty, and writers David Newman and Robert Benton introduced the movie to the display (in the face of studio hostility), Friedman explores its progressive therapy of juvenile, type, crime and authority.
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